R.I.P. Vincent Schiavelli

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  1. Michael Reuben

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    He was definitely a familiar face, not only on film, but on television. I'll always remember him from his guest appearances on Taxi, and more recently, the Buffy episodes "Surprise" and "Innocence". May he rest in peace.
     
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    This guy added a lot to many movies, including his hilarious bit in AMADEUS. May he rest in peace.
     
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    I'll always remember Schiavelli's bit part in Night Shift, when he asks Henry Winkler 'Where the fuck is 4K?' and then he wipes the sandwich on the door. Classic. He was a talent.
     
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    Great character actor. RIP.
     
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    Rest in peace, Mr. Schiavelli.
     
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    Sorry to hear about this - he was always a pleasure to watch.

    R.I.P.
     
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    The amazing thing about a great character actor like Schiavelli is that he was instantly recognizable, but always believable as the person he was playing.

    Thank you Vincent.
     
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    Always believeable, always engaging. RIP.
     
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    RIP
     
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    Sad news. I enjoyed his Dr. Kaufman in Tomorrow Never Dies.

    RIP
     
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    One of my all time favorite actors - I just loved his sullen look, it was something quite original. Loved him in Batman Returns amoung the countless others.

    Rest in Peace...


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    Aw, man...

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    I still remember the first time I ran across the irreplaceable character actor known as Vincent Schiavelli. From a 1st season ep, The Arsenal of Freedom, of Star Trek: The Next Generation where he played a holographic arms salesman from a self-devastated civilization. I just loved the way he said 'Echo Papa' and I've enjoyed his work ever since. His turn as Dr. Kaufman was one of the best things about Tomorrow Never Dies (Brosnan's worst Bond movie, imho). He will be sorely missed. [​IMG] RIP, Mr. Schiavelli.
     
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    Great actor. My favorite favorite role of his would have to be Buggy in Death to Smoochie. RIP Vincent.
     
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    Indeed. His turn as Mr. Vargas the biology teacher in Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a classic. "Gnarly!!". RIP Vincent.
     
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    RIP.

    He was terrific in both dramatic and comedic roles.
     
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    I'll always remember him as the subway ghost in Ghost. "Get off MY train!" He'll definitely be missed.[​IMG]
     
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    Absolutely, his characters in that film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Mister Frost & Buckaroo Banzai are the roles I always remember him for, a very good actor not only in comedy but in serious parts as well.

    RIP.
     
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    Ditto, I didn't realize who he was until I saw his picture, but he was one of my favorite character actors. Never trying to be the center of everything, but could steal the scene that he was in. An amazing actor.

    My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
    Rest In Peace Vincent.

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