R.I.P Darren McGavin

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  1. Joe S

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    Just saw this on the "Monster Kid" Forum:

    Darren McGavin died today at approximately 7:10 A.M. Pacific time.

    Sad to hear this, probably remember him best as Carl Kolchak, The Night Stalker.
     
  2. Shawn.F

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    Thought he was great in "The Natural" as well. [​IMG]
     
  3. Greg_S_H

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    Two greats in one day. [​IMG]
     
  4. Kevin Hewell

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    I liked him best as Ralphie's dad in A Christmas Story. He was also great as Candice Bergen's dad in Murphy Brown.
     
  5. Matt Stone

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    Sorry to see him go. He'll always be Raphie's dad to me [​IMG]

    RIP
     
  6. Henry Gale

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    Darren had a 60 year career in Hollywood.
     
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    That's a shame. He was great in Kolchak, A Christmas Story, The X-Files and Millennium. Thanks for the great work, Darren!
     
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    RIP sir, you will indeed be missed.

    Great work.

    [​IMG] d
     
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    And he was also Billy Madison's dad.
     
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    with all the dignity that I can muster I give you one more "notafinger". RIP
     
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    Just watched an episode from the season 6 X-files set last night that had him in it. [​IMG]
     
  12. Bill GrandPre

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    What a shame
     
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    gawd! b&%!^& rrrrrr!!....BUMPUSES !!!!
     
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    Not a holiday season goes by that I don't watch A Christmas Story. Thanks for the memories Mr. McGavin. You won't be forgotten.
     
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    I can't say I knew of him all that much, but I have seen "A Christmas Story" several times. He was really fantastic in his role, and I am sure he was just as good in everything else he did. Oh and Billy Madison. [​IMG]

    He will be missed.

    Ryan
     
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    RALPHIES DAD [​IMG]
     
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  18. Joseph J.D

    Joseph J.D Cinematographer

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    Darren McGavin was also great in his role on a 2nd Season Magnum P.I. episode as an Ernest Hemingway-like novelist who was dying of cancer but was willing to go out on his own terms.

    I also remember him as Murphy Brown's dad, his role in 'The X-Files' and his roles in 'A Christmas Story' and 'The Natural'. But I will remember him most in the role that made my childhood an entertaining one......Carl Kolchak.

    Godspeed Mr. Kolchak......[​IMG]
     
  19. Linda Thompson

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    One of his early-ish (1955) movies is scheduled on TCM tonight at 11:30 PM Eastern...THE COURT-MARTIAL OF BILLY MITCHELL.

    RIP, Mr. McGavin. Thanks for all the characters who will live on in our memories and (thankfully) on our various media.
     
  20. Mark.C.

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    I always enjoyed his work in all of the guest starring roles he had. I loved "The Night Stalker".
     

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