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Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Greg_S_H, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Greg_S_H

    Greg_S_H Executive Producer

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    http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/09/oscar-winning-actor-cliff-robertson-dies-at-88.html
     
  2. TravisR

    TravisR Studio Mogul

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    I best remember Cliff Robertson for his role in a great episode of The Twilight Zone called A Hundred Yards Over The Rim. Plus, he was in another TZ, he played Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man movies and was the President in Escape From L.A.
     
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    Adam Lenhardt Executive Producer

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    PT 109 is playing on the Military Channel right now. I best remember Robertson as Uncle Ben in the recent Spider-Man movies.
     
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    Robertson was terrific in OBSESSION, the Brian DePalma film from the mid 70's.
     
  5. montrealfilmguy

    montrealfilmguy Supporting Actor

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    Wow Travis,you remember Escape from L.A. ? Some memory you got there. But youre thinking of Outer limits in the episode The galaxy being. As for Cliff, i do remember him in Charly and how he looks when he's still intelligent enough to know the outcome of the experiment. Spiderman,Twilight Zone and Brainstorm in 83. R.I.P Cliff.
     
  6. Greg_S_H

    Greg_S_H Executive Producer

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    I saw Escape from LA in the theater. The best part was the trailer for Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. Just in case you're curious, the other trailers were for The Island of Dr. Moreau and The Ghost and the Darkness. Not exactly sure why I remember that.
     
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    montrealfilmguy Supporting Actor

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    Been checking out the imdb page and now im curious about PT 109.
     
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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/11/movies/cliff-robertson-oscar-winning-rebel-dies-at-88.html?_r=1&ref=obituaries


    That "Moondoggie" is 74 and "Gidget" and "The Big Kahuna" have passed on only adds to this accelerated aging experience.
     
  9. Gary Seven

    Gary Seven Grand Poo Pah

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    I best remember him as Shame. Always have, always will.


    Get it?

    Got it.

    Gooooood.


    RIP.
     
  10. Brent Avery

    Brent Avery Supporting Actor

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    In remembrance this week I will watch some of his films I have - 633 Squadron, Charly, JW Coop and Too Late The Hero. A gifted down to earth actor who also loved flying. I watched a five part interview with him on YouTube recently, well worth watching.
     
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    Very sad news this, about Cliff Robertson. I think the only film I've seen him in was the first Spiderman film. Aside from that I remember watching him in the 1983-84 season of Falcon Crest.
     
  12. chetans

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    This is sad news.. god give peace to his soul.
     

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