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#2 Posted by ProfessorK (845 posts) -

Aw man, that's hella shocking. R.I.P.

#3 Edited by Unilad (698 posts) -
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Holy shit what a bummer.

Always be remembered for the incredibly brief, yet superbly accurate depiction of London.

#4 Posted by MikeW1980UK (95 posts) -

I recognise the face but can't remember where from.

Still, R.I.P.

#5 Posted by PenguinDust (12792 posts) -

You remember Crime Story? That was a good show.

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#6 Posted by TyCobb (2003 posts) -

He was awesome in Get Shorty.

#7 Posted by JouselDelka (981 posts) -

He played the role of the 'flexible' mobster with a sense of humor very well, I enjoyed the couple of roles I've seen him play (in Get Shorty and Snatch, mostly).

RIP!

#8 Posted by falserelic (5721 posts) -

R.I.P

he was a great actor

#9 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4201 posts) -

That sucks. RIP

#10 Posted by WMoyer83 (722 posts) -

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#11 Posted by jsnyder82 (781 posts) -

He was awesome in everything. And he's in my personal favorite movie, Midnight Run.

#12 Edited by tysonwritesel (106 posts) -

RIP

#13 Edited by Fredchuckdave (7131 posts) -

Aww, I'll have to watch Goodfellas, Get Shorty, and Snatch in his honor. Now get your fucking shinebox.

#14 Posted by radekv123 (16 posts) -

Aww, I'll have to watch Goodfellas, Get Shorty, and Snatch in his honor. Now get your fucking shinebox.

That was Frank Vincent ( Phil Leotardo ). Funny enough I know this, because I lost a bet about it like two weeks ago

#15 Edited by Fredchuckdave (7131 posts) -

@radekv123: Oh interesting, still going to watch Goodfellas though.

#16 Posted by TyCobb (2003 posts) -

@radekv123: Oh interesting, still going to watch Goodfellas though.

As you should. Now get your fucking shinebox.

#17 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6420 posts) -

Man, I just recently watched Snatch too. This sucks.

#18 Posted by BigDre (119 posts) -

I liked him as a nice addition to Law and Order after Orbach (Lenny) died. It got kinda ridiculous between him and Jesse Martin watching them change suits multiple times during their day of detective work. It was like they were trying to outdue the other with the sharpest 3 piece suit and trenchcoat.

Great actor. Will be truly missed.

#19 Edited by Poppduder (478 posts) -

He was a real life police officer and worked with my uncle in Area 3 Homicide in Chicago. That was a few years before I was born though. Still, my uncle talked highly of him.

#20 Edited by BestUsernameEver (5025 posts) -

One of those guys you don't know the name or his roles, but just recognize his face, he was a good actor most likely. RIP

#21 Posted by Jeust (11478 posts) -

Great actor! Rest in peace man!

#22 Posted by Svenzon (806 posts) -

Really great character actor. The man sure had charisma. Rest in peace!

#23 Posted by ZeForgotten (10368 posts) -

When I read the name I was like "who the hell is that" saw the image and was bummed.
Charismatic actor, for sure.

#24 Posted by Yummylee (23259 posts) -
@tycobb said:

He was awesome in Get Shorty.

Yup. Kinda eerie that now both him and Gandolfini have passed away, both supporting characters of Get Shorty. And yet Gene Hackman at 83 keeps on truckin' :P

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#25 Posted by ZeForgotten (10368 posts) -

@yummylee said:
@tycobb said:

He was awesome in Get Shorty.

Yup. Kinda eerie that now both him and Gandolfini have passed away, both supporting characters of Get Shorty. And yet Gene Hackman at 83 keeps on truckin' :P

At this point I wouldn't be surprised if Gene Hackman just punches his chest when his heart is acting up and goes "If you stop now, I will revive myself and make your life hell on earth".
I like my version Gene Hackman the best.