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Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

Old 03-12-12, 07:26 PM
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Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

Great character actor, The Scary German Guy in Monster Squad and the Baron's doctor in Lynch's Dune. Lived to be 94


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Re: Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

scary german guy
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Re: Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

He had two very amusing scenes as a mob boss in COTTON COMES TO HARLEM (1970). That was the first thing I saw him in.
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This guy was great. I probably first remember him from "V".
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Re: Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

I've been a HUGE fan of The Monster Squad since I was a kid; always liked seeing this guy on film.

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Re: Leonardo Cimino R.I.P. Who?

Mr. Cimino studied acting, directing and modern dance at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater. But he thought that his looks — he was slight of build and had a distinctively thin face — might make it hard to win steady roles when he was trying to choose a profession in the 1940s. Those looks, however, turned out to be his greatest asset.

“He doesn’t look like anybody else,” Ms. Powers said. “If you want a Leo Cimino, you want a Leo Cimino.”

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ah man, loved him in Monster Squad and Ash reminded me of him in CCTH.

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