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Actor James Whitmore Dies of Lung Cancer
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Posted on 02/07/2009 1:22:00 PM PST by SandRat

James Whitmore, dead at 87.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: actor; cancer; hollywood; obituary

1 posted on 02/07/2009 1:22:01 PM PST by SandRat
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While not known for his politics, Whitmore was an early supporter of President Barack Obama. He stumped for Obama during a 2007 rally at the Gibson Theatre at Universal Studios, telling the crowd that Obama had the wisdom “to deal with a very, very confused and complex country, and the world.”

Ah, yeah, “0” is just filled with wisdom.

2 posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:06 PM PST by ConservativeMind (Who is now in charge of the "Office of the President-Elect"?)
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To: SandRat

And yet Dustin Hoffman still roams the earth.

I will never understand God’s Great Plan.


3 posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:08 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: SandRat

I thought it was liver cancer. IAC, RIP, You would a good one.


4 posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:23 PM PST by RobbyS (ECCE homo)
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To: SandRat

I’ll have to buy a box of Miracle-Gro in his honor.


5 posted on 02/07/2009 1:26:19 PM PST by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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6 posted on 02/07/2009 1:27:10 PM PST by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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7 posted on 02/07/2009 1:27:18 PM PST by Bobalu (McCain has been proven to be the rino flop I always thought he was.)
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To: dfwgator

Whitmore played the definitive platoon sergeant “Kinny” in Battleground.

Godspeed Marine.


8 posted on 02/07/2009 1:28:21 PM PST by IGOTMINE (1911s FOREVER!)
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He was one of my all time favorites as an actor... Don’t know of his politics, and probably that’s a good thing.


9 posted on 02/07/2009 1:28:41 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: johnny7

The face of the American GI, captured by a Marine combat veteran.


10 posted on 02/07/2009 1:29:09 PM PST by IGOTMINE (1911s FOREVER!)
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To: SandRat

Master Technical Sergeant “Mac”
(Battle Cry)

Semper Fidelis
Dick Gaines
~~~~~~~~~~

related....

http://www.network54.com/Forum/578302/thread/1233972674/last-1233972674/Taps-+M-TechSgt+%26quot%3BMac%26quot%3B....(Battle+Cry)


11 posted on 02/07/2009 1:31:10 PM PST by gunnyg
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To: SandRat

“Brooks was here.” RIP.


12 posted on 02/07/2009 1:32:05 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: JDoutrider

per the article...

Whitmore was an early supporter of President Barack Obama. He stumped for Obama during a 2007 rally at the Gibson Theatre at Universal Studios, telling the crowd that Obama had the wisdom “to deal with a very, very confused and complex country, and the world.”


13 posted on 02/07/2009 1:43:48 PM PST by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: SandRat
Another “Battleground” actor. Montalban just died recently and got me thinking of the movie.
14 posted on 02/07/2009 2:25:09 PM PST by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

“Brooks was here.” RIP. Thank you, GREAT Send Off!


15 posted on 02/07/2009 2:31:05 PM PST by SanFranDan
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To: SandRat

Was he killed by an ant? A BIG, BIG ant?


16 posted on 02/07/2009 2:32:27 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (14. Guns only have two enemies: rust and politicians.)
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To: SandRat

One of those guys who, when he was on the screen, you couldn’t NOT look at him. Great voice too.


17 posted on 02/07/2009 2:40:56 PM PST by DManA
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Great actor. Always solid. You never had to guess whether he was “mailing it in.”


18 posted on 02/07/2009 2:51:28 PM PST by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: SandRat

When I was a kid I loved to watch movies he played in, great actor.


19 posted on 02/07/2009 3:36:23 PM PST by Americanexpat
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

THEM!! THEM!! AHHHHHHHH


20 posted on 02/07/2009 4:17:06 PM PST by az wildkitten
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21 posted on 02/07/2009 8:53:33 PM PST by Mannaggia l'America
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To: BallyBill

Van Johnson, too.


22 posted on 02/08/2009 3:42:50 PM PST by Tony in Hawaii (NUTS!)
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