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Ricardo Montalban has passed away!

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#1 of 20 ONLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted January 14 2009 - 08:33 AM

No link yet, but he was 88 years old. May he R.I.P.




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#2 of 20 OFFLINE   Michael_K_Sr



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Posted January 14 2009 - 08:36 AM


#3 of 20 OFFLINE   RobertR


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Posted January 14 2009 - 08:41 AM

FOXNews.com - 'Fantasy Island's' Ricardo Montalban Dead at 88 - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment

#4 of 20 OFFLINE   Chuck Mayer

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Posted January 14 2009 - 08:55 AM

Patrick McGoohan passed away as well.

Longshanks and Khan in the same day Posted Image
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#5 of 20 OFFLINE   Joseph DeMartino

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Posted January 14 2009 - 09:10 AM

Number Six and Khan. Two genre icons.


#6 of 20 OFFLINE   Nicholas Martin

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Posted January 14 2009 - 09:35 AM

Montalban passed just this morning, while McGoohan passed yesterday.

Ricardo Montalban dies at 88 - Yahoo! News

"The Prisoner" star Patrick McGoohan dead at 80 - Yahoo! Canada News

#7 of 20 OFFLINE   Tony J Case

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Posted January 14 2009 - 10:02 AM

Looks like it's a bad day to have lived on an island.

#8 of 20 OFFLINE   Ethan Riley

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Posted January 14 2009 - 10:16 AM

Ricardo Montalban dies at 88 - MSN TV News


#9 of 20 ONLINE   Greg_S_H


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Posted January 14 2009 - 10:25 AM

May he find himself in a place where the women are fine and the corinthian leather is soft.

#10 of 20 ONLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted January 14 2009 - 10:26 AM

Oh, how sad.

Will miss the rich Corinthian leather.

Really, he was a joy to watch either playing Kahn or Mr. Roarke.


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#11 of 20 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted January 14 2009 - 12:40 PM

More sad news. I have to admit I've never watched Fantasy Island but as an old Trekkie I'll always remember him as Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek's Space Seed and Wrath of Khan.

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#12 of 20 OFFLINE   John Dirk

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Posted January 14 2009 - 12:47 PM

I grew up on Fantasy Island, as I'm sure many of us did. I also loved him in The Naked Gun & of course Star Trek. 2008 and (so far) 2009 have been devastating years of loss for great entertainers.

R.I.P Mr Montalban
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#13 of 20 OFFLINE   Doug Wallen

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Posted January 14 2009 - 12:56 PM

I just watched Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Monday night and thought it sad to see him jump ot of the window. I had forgotten how he died. Sad news indeed. Goodbye Armando/Khan/Mr Roarke.


#14 of 20 OFFLINE   JonZ


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Posted January 14 2009 - 01:16 PM

Sad to see both go. Posted Image

#15 of 20 OFFLINE   Carlos_E


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Posted January 14 2009 - 01:57 PM

Khan was the best Star Trek villain ever. Either tv show or film. He will be missed. His work will live forever. His work in the Space Seed episode and Wrath of Khan is just mesmerizing.

Check out his interview concerning Khan in Star Trek 2 dvd special edition. It is fantastic.


#16 of 20 OFFLINE   Ed Moroughan

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Posted January 14 2009 - 02:39 PM

Kahn! and I just watched "The Wrath of Khan" last week. RIP Posted Image

#17 of 20 OFFLINE   Joseph J.D

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Posted January 14 2009 - 02:44 PM

Very sad news indeed.....I grew up on Fantasy Island as well. Always looked forward to watching it every week when I was younger. Will also never forget his performance as Khan Noonian Singh in Star Trek II.....it was his best role IMHO. Rest In Peace. Posted Image
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Posted January 14 2009 - 04:03 PM

Sad to hear of his passing I remember him best from his other TV roles Wild Wild West , Hawaii Five 0, Man from U.N.C.L.E., and many, many more.... another great old time actor gone but not forgotten as long as his great rolls live onPosted Image
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#19 of 20 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted January 15 2009 - 12:14 AM

Very sad to hear this. A real double blow, as I read this just after the news of Patrick McGoohan.

Montalban was so very cool in everything he did. He's in so many notable guest appearances in classic television shows and every one of them is a stand-out because of him. Like McGoohan, he brought an intelligence to everything he did, and that's rare in television (and movies). A huge talent.

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Posted January 15 2009 - 01:53 AM

Originally Posted by Michael_K_Sr

LOL (You beat me to it.)

Thanks for bringing a smile to my face on this sad day.

Loved McGoohan in Escape From Alcatraz.
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