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Old 09-20-17, 06:26 PM
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Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

Bernie Casey, the beloved and iconic co-star in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," died in an L.A. hospital ... TMZ has learned.

Bernie's rep tells us he died peacefully Wednesday, surrounded by loved ones. We're told he suddenly fell ill recently, and had spent the last few days hospitalized.

He broke into Hollywood with roles in blaxploitation films, and went on to co-star in nearly 80 different projects -- most notably he was the national head of the Tri Lams in 'Nerds' ... and neighborhood activist John Slade in 'Sucka.' He was also in "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure."

Casey was totally a jack-of-several-trades, having also played in the NFL as a Pro Bowl wide receiver for the L.A. Rams in the late '60s. He also had a passion for painting and poetry.

Bernie was 78.

R.I.P.
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

I'll always remember him from the tv movie Gargoyles.
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RIP. He’s still at his best in Sucka, but I loved his small role in Spies Like Us.
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

Awe man. I just watched In The Mouth Of Madness not too long ago.

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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

It's Lambda Lambda Lambda.
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I wasn't familiar with the name but knew the actor the minute I searched his photo.

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I've been a fan for, well, decades now. Love Bernie Casey. Very sad - I always though he'd live to 90 or beyond.

He did so much stuff - his credits list is really impressive.

One of my favorite Bernie Casey appearances...
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

First movie I saw him in, GUNS OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (1969):



With Joe Don Baker and James Whitmore:


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One of the greatest posters ever. Agree?
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^In case you don't know, it's a remake of Get Carter (With a happier ending) Notable for having every woman with a speaking part getting nekkid
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Shit, I read the thread title and was trying to think who Bernie Casey was in La Bamba then I clicked on the thread and I thought I know that guy but didn't remember hims being in La Bamba.
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

I was trying for a tie in with Revenge of the Nerds. Didn't work out so well I guess lol
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Bye, U.N...
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

Originally Posted by Mondo Kane
^In case you don't know, it's a remake of Get Carter (With a happier ending) Notable for having every woman with a speaking part getting nekkid
And Pam Grier is one of those women!
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Re: Bernie Casey - Lambda Lambda Dead at 78

RIP

He was so nice to the nerds after all the abuse they took.

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