RIP John Saxon

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:16 pm    Post subject: RIP John Saxon

A familiar face to those of us who grew up in the 60's and 70's. We was in a everything from Enter the Dragon to Nightmare on Elm Street.

A prolific character actor with a resume significant in pop culture.

And hey, Grim Reaper, knock it the (bleep) off. Quit running up overtime hours. You're getting pretty greedy and should have your hands full with the pandemic alone.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:50 pm    Post subject:

His name didn't ring a bell at first, but as I started to go through his IMDB page, over and over I was like, "oh wow, that guy!" Black Christmas, Cannibal Apocalypse, Tenebrae - Mr. Saxon got around and worked with many, many greats.

RIP to a wonderful character actor.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:58 pm    Post subject:

It's the entertainment industry. They pass in 3's. The other shoe has dropped. Regis Philbin, Peter Green, John Saxon. RIP
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:11 pm    Post subject:

Damn. I didn't catch a lot of his work, but I always felt he had a dope style and presence. He took down Big Bad Bolo in Enter the Dragon.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:21 pm    Post subject:

RIP. This scene with John Saxon (along with Bruce Lee, and Bolo Yeung) from Enter the Dragon comes to mind.
https://youtu.be/kAsev-_0T-4
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:25 pm    Post subject:

XTC wrote:
RIP. This scene with John Saxon (along with Bruce Lee, and Bolo Yeung) from Enter the Dragon comes to mind.
https://youtu.be/kAsev-_0T-4


Saxon was the last living member of the primary actors in that movie.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:57 pm    Post subject:

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Damn. I didn't catch a lot of his work, but I always felt he had a dope style and presence. He took down Big Bad Bolo in Enter the Dragon.

RIP

I crack up every time I see that. Bolo was in real agony from a groin kick.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:02 pm    Post subject:

DaMuleRules wrote:
XTC wrote:
RIP. This scene with John Saxon (along with Bruce Lee, and Bolo Yeung) from Enter the Dragon comes to mind.
https://youtu.be/kAsev-_0T-4


Saxon was the last living member of the primary actors in that movie.

Man.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:20 pm    Post subject:

I remember him fondly from...

Planet Earth
(1974)

I caught this movie--in re-runs--in the mid-80's.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:01 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:51 pm    Post subject:

RIP. I always think of him from of Enter the Dragon.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:52 pm    Post subject:

Yikes, I've been walking around for 25+ years thinking that Roper from Enter the Dragon was Michael Ironside.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:32 am    Post subject:

I saw him on an old episode of Murder She Wrote the other day I didn't realize he was still alive

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:18 pm    Post subject:

He always played a really good bad guy.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:38 pm    Post subject:

hoopschick29 wrote:
He always played a really good bad guy.


Uh Huh Like Luis Chama in Joe Kid.

LG musta caught the virus. Been getting Bad Gateway 502 for couple of days now. Gotta put some bleach in the server.
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