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Actor Brock Peters dies; best known for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Old 08-23-05, 05:29 PM
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Actor Brock Peters dies; best known for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Sad news. "To Kill a Mockingbird" is my favorite film, and Peters' performance was heartbreaking:

http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Movi....ap/index.html
Old 08-23-05, 05:34 PM
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Sad news.

He was also in The Never-Ending Story, guess I watch that on tonite.
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He'll always be Admiral Cartwright from Star Trek IV and VI to me. Just saw him in Soylent Green a month ago or so on TCM.

He also voiced Darth Vader in the Star Wars Radio Drama. He'll be missed.
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Agreed Cartload, Admiral.
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I loved him as Sisko's father in DS9 in addition to his film roles. He will be missed.
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Originally Posted by lisadoris
I loved him as Sisko's father in DS9 in addition to his film roles. He will be missed.

I think that was my favorite of all his rolls.
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Originally Posted by Cartload
He'll always be Admiral Cartwright from Star Trek IV and VI to me. Just saw him in Soylent Green a month ago or so on TCM.
He'll always be Admiral Cartwright from only Star Trek IV to me. I didn't like seeing him as a turncoat in Star Trek VI. And if you listen to Nicholas Meyer's commentary, he didn't enjoy it that much either.

R.I.P. Brock
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I remember first seeing him in The Incident (1967). What a great film.
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Originally Posted by lisadoris
I loved him as Sisko's father in DS9 in addition to his film roles. He will be missed.
I also agree, this is the role I've seen him most in, and I couldn't imagine him not being there.
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He was an awesome actor.

He'll be missed. R.I.P.

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I didn't know he was the voice of Darth Vader.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty
Sad news. "To Kill a Mockingbird" is my favorite film, and Peters' performance was heartbreaking:

http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Movi....ap/index.html
....shit, I agree, though I'll have to watch 'The Scalphunter's' again now....damn, he was a fine actor...'Bubba Ho Tep'....good in that too
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May he bust up many a chifferobe in the sky!
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For some reason I had forgotten he was the elder Sisko. I do remember thinking the performances were very good though. A sad loss.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I think that was my favorite of all his rolls.
Is that some kind of restaurant joke?
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He also was the voice of Mr. Fox on Batman:The Animated Series.

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