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Actor James Whitmore Dies of Lung Cancer
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
posted on 02/07/2009 1:22:01 PM PST
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.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:06 PM PST
(Who is now in charge of the "Office of the President-Elect"?)
And yet Dustin Hoffman still roams the earth.
I will never understand God’s Great Plan.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:08 PM PST
by South Hawthorne
(In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
I thought it was liver cancer. IAC, RIP, You would a good one.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:25:23 PM PST
I’ll have to buy a box of Miracle-Gro in his honor.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:26:19 PM PST
(1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
posted on 02/07/2009 1:27:10 PM PST
("Duck I says... ")
posted on 02/07/2009 1:27:18 PM PST
(McCain has been proven to be the rino flop I always thought he was.)
Whitmore played the definitive platoon sergeant “Kinny” in Battleground.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:28:21 PM PST
He was one of my all time favorites as an actor... Don’t know of his politics, and probably that’s a good thing.
The face of the American GI, captured by a Marine combat veteran.
posted on 02/07/2009 1:29:09 PM PST
posted on 02/07/2009 1:31:10 PM PST
posted on 02/07/2009 1:32:05 PM PST
(Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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.
Another “Battleground” actor. Montalban just died recently and got me thinking of the movie.
posted on 02/07/2009 2:25:09 PM PST
(Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
Brooks was here. RIP. Thank you, GREAT Send Off!
Was he killed by an ant? A BIG, BIG ant?
posted on 02/07/2009 2:32:27 PM PST
by Ruy Dias de Bivar
(14. Guns only have two enemies: rust and politicians.)
One of those guys who, when he was on the screen, you couldn’t NOT look at him. Great voice too.
posted on 02/07/2009 2:40:56 PM PST
Great actor. Always solid. You never had to guess whether he was “mailing it in.”
posted on 02/07/2009 2:51:28 PM PST
("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
When I was a kid I loved to watch movies he played in, great actor.
To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
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