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  • Posts: 3,803
    That frakking cancer has taken the life of the White Zulu, Johnny Clegg :

    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/16/entertainment/johnny-clegg-dead-trnd/index.html

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    46 yrs ago today
  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
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  • MayDayDiVicenzoMayDayDiVicenzo Here and there
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    By far my favourite Felix. RIP, David Hedison.
  • Agent007391Agent007391 Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start
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    Third favorite Felix. Rest in peace, David Hedison.
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    Dammit. My favorite Felix. RIP. Great actor.
  • j_w_pepperj_w_pepper Hamburg, near the Atlantic Hotel
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    With all due respects to David Hedison, there is an extra thread for deaths within the "Bond Family".
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    Gutted about David Hedison passing away. Brilliant as Felix Leiter and many other roles. Had the VERY good fortune to meet a few years back, a complete gentleman and very happy to chat with the fans.

    RIP David Hedison, thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
  • DwayneDwayne New York City
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    This has really been a bad day. First David Hedison, and now Christopher Kraft has passed away at age 95. Chris Kraft virtually invented the concept of mission control in the early 1960s and served as NASA’s first lead flight director for the one-man Mercury and two-man Gemini missions. During the Apollo era, he served as the Director of Flight Operations and later as the deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center. Since 2011, the building that houses NASA’s mission control bares his name. A legend.

    https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/07/christiopher-columbus-kraft-nasas-legendary-flight-director-has-died/
  • edited July 24 Posts: 1,002
    I met him like 10 yrs ago at a con , dont remember if Lon or Bham , he seemed grumpy.....sad he died though
  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
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  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
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    Ow... :( RIP, Rutger.

    Vaarwel, beste bovenbuur! Je was een geweldig acteur.
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    RIP to a fine and intense actor. When I think of Rutger 2 films immediately come to mind - THE HITCHER and BLIND FURY!!

    He was also excellent as the terrorist in the underrated Stallone vehicle NIGHTHAWKS (1981).
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    Another tough loss. RIP Rutger Hauer.
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    Oh, no! Rutger!

    What crappy year.
  • MajorDSmytheMajorDSmythe "Better cold with them on, than dead with them off, I always say."Moderator
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    Oh damn. :( I can't think of Hauer, and not think of his performance in The Hitcher.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger regnifrednuhT
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    A very distinct and memorable actor.
  • MaxCasinoMaxCasino United States
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    Rutger Hauer was almost Max Zorin in AVTAK. RIP to an underrated actor.
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    MaxCasino wrote: »
    Rutger Hauer was almost Max Zorin in AVTAK. RIP to an underrated actor.

    Roger and Rutger both played bad guys in Alias.
  • RichardTheBruceRichardTheBruce I'm motivated by my Duty.
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    Honestly, in a long time this comes as a surprice. Ffff####
  • BennyBenny Perth, Western AustraliaModerator
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    Rutger Hauer RIP
    Lost for words.
  • edited July 25 Posts: 9,918
    No way I can't believe Rutger Hauer has passed, he will be forever immortalised by his own improvised line in Blade Runner

    Roy Batty... 'I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.'
    One of my favourite lines from one of my favourite films, I will watch Blade Runner tonight.

    I remember Rutger steal the show in Stallones cop drama Nighthawks 1981, that's the film that introduced me to Rutger, a good often forgotten film.
    R. I. P.

    Edited: Looking through his work I completely forgot about The Osterman Weekend 1983 directed by Sam Sam Peckinpah. A film I have not seen for thirty years, due a rewatch.
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    I've even heard Jagger was to be Zorin ?

    Hauer no showed Bham con last month , not so surprising now if he was very ill
  • edited July 25 Posts: 19,339
    That's a shame,i've always liked Rutger,another great actor gone.
    RIP Hitcher.

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    Another shock.
    RIP Rutger Hauer
    He will be forever remembered for his stunning role in BLADE RUNNER.
    Gosh, almost forgot about him being in Peckinpahs final film,
    The Osterman Weekend, saw that in the cinema on its initial release. Has quite a cast!
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    75 is much too early!

    RIP Rutger Hauer

    He stays unforgettable in Blade Runner, but every film he was in was lifted to another Level through his participation.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache.
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    Something that I didn't know until yesterday was that Rutger Hauer was actually offered the role of a Bond villain in the 1980s.

    From our own @jamesbondlive on Twitter:

    RIP Rutger Hauer. An iconic actor who will forever be remembered for his role as Roy Batty in Blade Runner. In 1984, he was offered the part of Max Zorin in A VIEW TO A KILL but turned it down. He wanted to play 007 instead.
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    My favourtie movies of his is still LadyHawke, with Matthew Broderick and the gorgeous (but when has she not been ?) Michelle Pfeiffer.
  • royale65royale65 Caustic misanthrope reporting for duty.
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    RIP Rutger Hauer

    It's a shame Hauer wasn't cast in a Bond opus. Hauer starred in "Hobo with a Shotgun", a deliciously shoclky, ultra violence film, and is one of my favourites.
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