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Old 09-16-09, 06:56 PM
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RIP Henry Gibson

http://www.variety.com/article/VR111...goryid=14&cs=1



Henry Gibson was awesome.

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Old 09-16-09, 07:02 PM
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

The first thing I always think of is "Quirt Manly", the tv cowboy star with the big platform shoes on Beverly Hillbillies.
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

He was wonderful in Altman's films.

R.I.P.
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

I may hate Illinois Nazis, but Henry Gibson made them laughable. RIP.
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Loved him in The 'burbs and Boston Legal RIP.
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

I just watched Blues Bros on my iPhone yesterday! (Flying Home)
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

fuck. rest in peace.
Old 09-16-09, 08:29 PM
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

Im a bit too young to remember him on Laugh In but I thought he was great in The Burbs. Certainly a recognizable face.
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

He was good in Magnolia, and who can forget Wilbur from Charlotte's Web?
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RIP. Loved him in The 'Burbs.
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The Illinois Nazi has died, very sad day.
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I loved him in The Burb's as well. RIP.

"It belonged to a neighbor of yours. The name was KNAPP!"
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Henry was great. I remember him as Wrongo Starr in a couple of episodes of F-Troop.
Old 09-16-09, 09:03 PM
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

Originally Posted by Drexl View Post
He was good in Magnolia, and who can forget Wilbur from Charlotte's Web?

That was that I thought. RIP, he was a class act.
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I'm going to date myself but I remember him from Laugh In (gulp)
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I'm going to date myself but I remember him from Laugh In (gulp)
Same here. He was great in it too. RIP
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

Damn dude. I just saw him the other day in the background during the Nutty Professor (jerry lewis version) bonus features. Dude was awesome in the Brubs



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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

Originally Posted by Drexl View Post
He was good in Magnolia, and who can forget Wilbur from Charlotte's Web?
i don't remeber, who was he in magnolia? for some reason the character name doesn't ring a bell
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Damn. He was always good, and brought a smile when he showed up in a movie. I remember him playing Teller's dad in something, and it seemed too perfect a casting to not be true in real life.
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i don't remeber, who was he in magnolia? for some reason the character name doesn't ring a bell
He was the poncey guy at the bar (character name "Thurston Howell" - no relation).
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

Will never forget his OUTSTANDING performance in Nashville. Bravura doesn't even begin to describe it. And those wonderfully horrible songs he wrote.... WOWIE. RIP Henry.
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And those wonderfully horrible songs he wrote....
The hilariously jingoistic claptrap of "200 Years" was so convincing that it was unwittingly immediately adapted by high school bands all over the country. Absolutely brilliant stuff:

My mother's people came by ship
And fought at Bunker Hill
My daddy lost a leg in France
I have his medal still
My brother served with Patton
I saw action in Algiers
Oh we must be doin' somethin' right
To last 200 years.

I pray my sons won't go to war
But if they must, they must.
I share our country's motto
And in God I place my trust.
We may have had our ups and downs
Our times of trials and fears.
But we must be doin' somethin' right
To last 200 years.

I've lived through two depressions
And seven Dust Bowl droughts
Floods, locusts and tornadoes
But I don't have any doubts.
We're all a part of history
Why Old Glory waves to show
How far along we've come 'til now
How far we've got to go.

It's been hard work but every time
We get into a fix
Let's think of what our children faced
In two - ought - seven - six.
It's up to us, to pave the way
With our blood and sweat and tears.
For we must be doin' somethin' right
To last 200 years.
Old 09-16-09, 11:17 PM
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This really sucks. He was a great actor.
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Re: RIP Henry Gibson

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Will never forget his OUTSTANDING performance in Nashville. Bravura doesn't even begin to describe it. And those wonderfully horrible songs he wrote.... WOWIE. RIP Henry.
Absolutely my first thought. One of my favorite films of all time.

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RIP, Haven Hamilton.

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