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Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88
LA Times ^ | September 10, 2011 | LA Times

Posted on 09/10/2011 6:09:54 PM PDT by John W

Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.

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1 posted on 09/10/2011 6:09:57 PM PDT by John W
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To: John W

RIP. Have no idea about his political views but this isn’t the time to get into that. He lived a long and full life, which is about all we can hope for.


2 posted on 09/10/2011 6:12:03 PM PDT by rockvillem
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Remember it well. Too bad nothing stays in business.

3 posted on 09/10/2011 6:14:50 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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4 posted on 09/10/2011 6:15:06 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: John W

Did you see his 1980 film the Pilot Great performance and movie RIP Cliff


5 posted on 09/10/2011 6:15:58 PM PDT by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: rockvillem
He lived a long and full life, which is about all we can hope for.

Yes. Now that Cliff Robertson has lived a full life, we can all die.

6 posted on 09/10/2011 6:15:58 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: John W

I think his A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was the best.


7 posted on 09/10/2011 6:16:29 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Perdogg; DollyCali; EveningStar; Borges; Mr. K; Blondie; altura; mylife; Mama_Bear; Jack Deth; ...

ping


8 posted on 09/10/2011 6:17:26 PM PDT by Perdogg (0bama got 0sama?? Really, was 0sama on the golf course?)
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To: John W

I think his A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was the best.


9 posted on 09/10/2011 6:17:34 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: John W

Was Charly based on Flowers for Algernon?


10 posted on 09/10/2011 6:17:34 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: John W

He’s bound to have been a better Uncle Ben than Martin Sheen will be.


11 posted on 09/10/2011 6:18:27 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: A_perfect_lady

Yep.


12 posted on 09/10/2011 6:18:51 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: the invisib1e hand

LMAO - you know what I meant. Feel free to die otherwise :)


13 posted on 09/10/2011 6:19:06 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: A_perfect_lady

The movie was adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novel Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes.


14 posted on 09/10/2011 6:19:59 PM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: rockvillem

He was a staunch conservative and a guest on Mark Levin’s radio shpw.


15 posted on 09/10/2011 6:20:51 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Wake up America we are at war with militant Islam and progressives - 2 fronts.)
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RIP Big Kahuna ...


16 posted on 09/10/2011 6:22:01 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: John W
One of the greatest.

RIP

17 posted on 09/10/2011 6:22:23 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: John W

Rest in Peace, Cliff Robertson.


18 posted on 09/10/2011 6:22:39 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah: Are you gonna fish or cut bait?)
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To: John W

I remember him in Brainstorm. That was a cool movie.

(This is my 3,000th reply since becoming FReeper!)


19 posted on 09/10/2011 6:22:45 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: John W

RIP


20 posted on 09/10/2011 6:23:45 PM PDT by vladimir998
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