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Old 08-15-06, 09:18 PM
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Popular Film Sidekick, Bruno Kirby, Dead At 57
(CBS) HOLLYWOOD, Calif. Actor Bruno Kirby, who appeared as the sidekick in films such as "When Harry Met Sally" and "City Slickers," has died of leukemia, according to the entertainment news show "Access Hollywood."

The show reports on its Web site that Kirby, 57, died Monday in Los Angeles.

Kirby was born in New York City Bruno Giovanni Quicaciolu, Jr.

Kirby's other credits include "We're No Angels", "Good Morning, Vietnam", "Sleepers" and "Donnie Brasco".
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Whoa, didn't see that one coming.

RIP Bruno.
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WHAT? Aw hell no!
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Wasn't he just on Entourage a while ago. I thought he was great in Donnie Brasco.
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He was also in two obscure films; Godfather II and This is Spinal Tap.
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A terrific character actor with impeccable comic timing - very sad news.
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I liked him in "The Freshman".

RIP Bruno
Old 08-15-06, 10:37 PM
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He was also in two obscure films; Godfather II and This is Spinal Tap.

"Excuse me... are you reading "Yes I Can?""
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"Hello, Vietnam"

Great photo,btw
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Originally Posted by Applejack
"Excuse me... are you reading "Yes I Can?""
"You know what the title of that book should be? 'Yes I Can, If Frank Sinatra Says It's Ok.'"


I just saw him on Entourage recently. He was looking a little on the heavy side, although that had nothing do with the cause of death apparently. It sucks that he's gone. He hadn't done much recently, but he was always fun to watch onscreen.
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"You know, it's just that people like this...you know...they get all they want so they don't really understand, you know...about a life like Frank's, I mean, you know when you've loved and lost the way Frank has, then you uh..you know what life's about."

"I understand you're pretty funny as a dee-jay and, well, comedy is kind of a hobby of mine. Well, actually, it's a little more than just a hobby, Reader's Digest is considering publishing two of my jokes."

and lest we forget..."You made a woman meow?" RIP Bruno, we'll miss ya.
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I heard about this a little bit ago. Majorly bummed....
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oh man, that's horrible sad news, he was great in 'When Harry Met Sally'
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Too bad, he was good in so many movies.

Television as well. One memorable spot was on The Larry Sanders Show when he and Steven Wright both refused to give up the lead spot and came out together. Another was on Homicide: Life on the Street, with BK as an ex-con stalking Andre Braugher.
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Damn, that's some sad news.
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Old 08-16-06, 12:37 AM
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I really liked his work.
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Damn.

R.I.P. Bruno
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Count me as one of the ones who didn't even know Bruno was ill.

Happy trails, partner.

And, let's give a nod to his best work...not just as a cop, but as "A Cop On The Edge"! (on David Letterman)
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That's a shame. He was going to be on Larry Sanders next week.
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Totally took me by surprise. Sad news.
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Aw man I just got caught up. That sucks. I knew the actor, never actually knew his name. Liked him in everything he did though.

Here.
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I had no idea he was sick. Sad news.

Enjoyed his roles in Donnie Brasco and The Basketball Diaries. Most recently, he was in an episode of Entourage.

RIP
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I didn't know he was sick either but apparently...

"Mr. Zero knew..."



I loved him in "Where the Buffalo Roam" as Hunter S Thompson's put upon editor.
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I remember hearing years ago that he and Billy Crystal, once good friends, had a major falling out. (Not sure why.) If that's true, I wonder if they ever reconciled?

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