Skip to comments.'Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star Eli Wallach Dies at 98
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 Kazans 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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Generosity... that was my first mistake.
I'm innocent of everything.
What a life!
I wonder if he had been eating a cannoli.
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...
Nice tagline you got there :-)
Also a SSgt and Medic in WWII.
He will live on in Tuco’s Law
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.
One of the true Greats; there are so few left.
R.I.P. Eli Wallach.
It took Cinerama and a train to kill him in “How the West Was Won”. Saw it in the original format.
He also played a “weasely Mexican hombre” in How the West Was Won (1962).
When you have to shoot, shoot. Don’t talk.
Another “Greatest Generation”, Great Actor takes his final bow. RIP
I much preferred the Magnificent Seven
Wallach was magical to watch work
I was just thinking about him the other day. One of the giants. RIP.
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
Is the pic in number 1, the kind of preview you were telling me about?
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