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Old 06-12-03, 12:55 PM
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Gregory Peck dead at 87!

This sucks. Just saw this on the news wire here at work:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gregory Peck, the lanky, handsome movie star whose long career included such classics as “Roman Holiday,” “Spellbound” and his Academy Award winner, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” has died, a spokesman said Thursday. He was 87.
Peck died overnight, Monroe Friedman told The Associated Press.

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Just heard this as well. sad.
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I've reported this on all the sites I frequent. I'm really sad to see him go.

I was almost thinking he'd live forever. He was great right up through his last films.

RIP, Atticus.
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Remember "Boys from Brazil"....

what a sad day today
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To Kill a Mockingbird was a great movie (and a great book) He was a class act....a true representative of a great actor.

Boys from Brazil was horrible though
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This truly is a sad day losing a legend like Gregory Peck. Atticus Finch, we will always remember you.
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R.I.P.



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Farewell, Mr. Peck. It was a pleasure watching you on screen. May you rest in peace.

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Weird...I just watched "Duel In The Sun" last week. He was one of the best.
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I just posted in the DVD forum which I suppose should be locked:
Wow, that's too bad. My prayers and thoughts to his family.

I just watched Roman Holiday a couple of days ago for the first time. Wonderful film.
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One of the greatest actors ever. The courtroom speech in "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a great example of how an individual can bring dialogue to life and make for such a gripping scene just by delivery.

At least he lived to hear that Atticus was AFI's #1 hero of all-time.

Really sad to see him go.
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THE OMEN is one of his underrated classics.
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the omen is one of my favorite horror films of all time! I love that movie and the acting is great! Sad to see him go.
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Originally posted by xDareDevilx
the omen is one of my favorite horror films of all time! I love that movie and the acting is great! Sad to see him go.



"Look at me, Damien! It's all for you!"
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Originally posted by LBPound


One of the greatest actors ever. The courtroom speech in "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a great example of how an individual can bring dialogue to life and make for such a gripping scene just by delivery.

So true. So true. One of the only black and white movies that I'll watch over and over again.

Great man. Sorry to see him go.
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How sad it is that there's so few of these "golden age" cinema heroes left -- who's still out there? Bob Hope's 100, Katherine Hepburn's nearly there, Kirk Douglas ... are there very many "big names" left now? Sad day it'll be when we realize they're all gone.
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A great actor.
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I'm never really good at expressing my thoughts on the departed, but Peck's probably one of my favorite old age movie stars. I'll always hold his portrayal of Atticus Finch close to my heart. Rest in peace.
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I was just watching Cape Fear a few weeks ago... one of my favorites!

I heard about his passing on NPR, after listening to a tribute of David Brinkley by Sam Donaldson.

Things like this always happens in threes:

Trevor Goddard, David Brinkley and Gregory Peck... (although the first seems to be highly outclassed by the latter two).
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And we lose another great one...

Wow, this has already garnered 3 threads in 3 forums.
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Damn, To kill a mockingbird is a great movie.
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Originally posted by Goldberg74
Trevor Goddard, David Brinkley and Gregory Peck...
Although I liked him on JAG, the first thing I saw when I read this list is the old jingle, "One of these is not like the others..."
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RIP



He truly was a great actor.

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