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'Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star Eli Wallach Dies at 98
IMDB ^ | 25 June 2014

Posted on 06/25/2014 12:39:44 AM PDT by Rummyfan

Eli Wallach, the enduring and artful character actor who starred as weaselly Mexican hombres in the 1960s film classics The Magnificent Seven and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, has died. He was 98. Wallach, who won a Tony Award in 1951 for playing Alvaro in Tennessee Williams’ original production of The Rose Tattoo, made his movie debut as a cotton-gin owner trying to seduce a virgin in Elia Kazan’s Baby Doll (1956) and worked steadily well into his nineties, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherine told The New York Times. No other details of his death were

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KEYWORDS: eliwallach; hollywood; obituary; wwiiveterans

Generosity... that was my first mistake.

1 posted on 06/25/2014 12:39:44 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan

I'm innocent of everything.

2 posted on 06/25/2014 12:41:12 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan

B-L-O-N-D-I-E-E-E-E-E-E!!!!!!


3 posted on 06/25/2014 12:41:23 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Rummyfan

What a life!


4 posted on 06/25/2014 12:43:41 AM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Rummyfan

I wonder if he had been eating a cannoli.

5 posted on 06/25/2014 12:50:10 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Rummyfan

A great actor!

He will be missed, his shoes will be nearly impossible to fill.

RIP and a prayer for his loved ones and his many devoted fans...


6 posted on 06/25/2014 12:50:51 AM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: Cyman

Nice tagline you got there :-)


7 posted on 06/25/2014 12:52:08 AM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: Rummyfan

Also a SSgt and Medic in WWII.

8 posted on 06/25/2014 12:54:36 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Rummyfan

He will live on in Tuco’s Law


9 posted on 06/25/2014 12:55:15 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring." Jonah Goldberg)
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To: Rummyfan

Used to hate him because I didn’t like the characters he played. Then I grew up and realized what a great actor he was. One of the few educated actors in Hollywood. R.I.P.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 12:55:56 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Rummyfan

One of the true Greats; there are so few left.

R.I.P. Eli Wallach.


11 posted on 06/25/2014 12:56:53 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Bobalu

It took Cinerama and a train to kill him in “How the West Was Won”. Saw it in the original format.


12 posted on 06/25/2014 12:57:03 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Rummyfan

He also played a “weasely Mexican hombre” in How the West Was Won (1962).


13 posted on 06/25/2014 1:00:12 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Rummyfan
He was very good as Cotton Weinberger in 'The Two Jakes', which I think is an underrated film.

RIP

14 posted on 06/25/2014 1:07:22 AM PDT by Ken H
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To: Rummyfan

When you have to shoot, shoot. Don’t talk.


15 posted on 06/25/2014 1:07:26 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Cvengr

Another “Greatest Generation”, Great Actor takes his final bow. RIP


16 posted on 06/25/2014 1:11:41 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Rummyfan

I much preferred the Magnificent Seven

Wallach was magical to watch work


17 posted on 06/25/2014 1:16:24 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Rummyfan; Impy; Clintonfatigued; NFHale; Clemenza; AuH2ORepublican; sickoflibs; GOPsterinMA; ...

I was just thinking about him the other day. One of the giants. RIP.


18 posted on 06/25/2014 1:20:42 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Nifster
Same here. What a movie...my all time favorite.

Calvera: Somehow I don't think you've solved my problem.

Chris and Vin IIRC: Solving your problems isn't our line. - We deal in lead , friend

19 posted on 06/25/2014 1:30:38 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Stop the Stupid!)
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To: kingattax

Is the pic in number 1, the kind of preview you were telling me about?


20 posted on 06/25/2014 2:33:08 AM PDT by Mark17 (Rudyard Kipling: Liberals be wary, when the SHTF, The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon will clobber you)
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To: Mark17

yes, it needs to be resized


21 posted on 06/25/2014 3:06:25 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

Calvera “Ride on he said”!


22 posted on 06/25/2014 3:22:10 AM PDT by mason-dixon (As Mason said to Dixon, you have to draw the line somewhere.)
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To: Rummyfan

Great actor.

Sorry to hear this.

BLONDIE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


23 posted on 06/25/2014 4:30:46 AM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Impy; Clintonfatigued; NFHale; Clemenza; AuH2ORepublican; sickoflibs

Now Tuco’s gone along with Angel Eyes.

Blondie’s the only one left.

RIP, I’ll be blaring the “Good/Bad/Ugly” soundtrack today...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPVH7rxl6So&feature=youtube_gdata_player


24 posted on 06/25/2014 4:38:29 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: GOPsterinMA

Great actor. Always believable in the roles he played.

RIP Eli...


25 posted on 06/25/2014 4:52:08 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale; Impy; fieldmarshaldj

Yes, amen.

This makes me angry. I’m gonna get my whip, oil it and teach Toby not to be the bearer of bad news.


26 posted on 06/25/2014 4:57:42 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: Ken H

Yes, yes. Good call!


27 posted on 06/25/2014 5:02:40 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; sickoflibs

RE Wallach:
He was blessed with a good, long life, had a great career, and influenced many people in the course of it.

His soul can look back now and say “I’ve run my race...and won it.”

We all go eventually; we should all hope to leave something good behind us in the course of our time here.


28 posted on 06/25/2014 5:10:00 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcmzHtokiMw

Confronting Calvera


29 posted on 06/25/2014 3:33:16 PM PDT by NKP_Vet ("Truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself")
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To: GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale
This makes me angry. I’m gonna get my whip, oil it and teach Toby not to be the bearer of bad news.

No man threatens a messenger!

30 posted on 06/25/2014 5:01:14 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: NKP_Vet

Another excellent movie.

He is missed already...


31 posted on 06/25/2014 5:16:02 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

Anyhow, RIP.

98 is a good run. http://www.deathlist.net/ had him at #3

It’s a UK based site so there are lot of British people on it.


32 posted on 06/25/2014 5:43:52 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

Toby needs punishment. Harsh punishment.

“Anyhow, RIP.”

Amen.


33 posted on 06/25/2014 6:29:19 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA
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To: fieldmarshaldj

He was an old man when Concetta Corleone poisoned his cannoli.


34 posted on 06/26/2014 4:28:46 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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