Death list 2017

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  1. wingy

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    Cheers old boy.
     
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  2. wingy

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    Great actor and loss to the industry at a relatively young age.
     
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    You mean film-makers of sorts. Its the actors who are the celebrities. Not the directors & producers.
    And 'anyone who know a bit about film' I suspect is an admission of it being much less than 90%

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    I assure you I don't think of horror or any particular films. I suspect a lot of people would know who is, but his death (no disrespect to him btw) means little or nothing to at least 75% of us.
    Whereas virtually everyone over the age of 15 probably would identify people like Roger Moore...he is a celebrity/public figure. Romero is a bloke who made horror (niche) films

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    Did we miss Chuck Blazer the other day, the fat corrupt FIFA executive & whistle blower.
     
  6. Otis

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    25 maybe, but not 15 I would say.

    But does it really just matter whether most people have heard anything about someone? Surely it matters just as much how important they are to the field they were in.

    Romero was very famous to anyone who likes their movies. Don't have to be a horror fan. Just a movie fan would do it. And there wouldn't be 28 Days Later and the Walking Dead without him, so I dare say an awful lot of TWD fans will most certainly know of him and admire him too.

    Been a few deaths on here announced where I have had to look the person up, but they have still deserved their place for what they have achieved and the legacy they have left. :)
     
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    No. I am the sole judge of these things...because I have no interest or only shallow interest in anything whatsoever except ME. AND Coventry City. And sex.

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  8. Otis

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    And as you probably just have sex with yourself that makes just two things. ;)
     
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  9. SkyblueBazza

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    Sadly...spot on!

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    I missed that piece of good news hopefully Blatter and that criminal from the Caribbean won't be far behind
     
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    Pudsey the dog :(
     
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    Only just clocked this, hadn't realised he had died as it hadn't made the big press. Shame, enjoyed him in Space and I was only watching him the other night in the Outer Limits. At least he had a fairly long life and like a lot of actors, continued to keep working in his "twilight" years because he obviously enjoyed it.
     
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    Careful now, Bazza'll have him ejected from this thread.
     
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    No...he is quite well know by a couple of generations of people. We will let him stay

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  15. Gazolba

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    It's kind of sad when you first hear of someone then you look them up on Wikipedia and find out they died some years ago.
    Happened to me twice recently, discovered two great singers on Youtube, a guy and a woman.
    Both Italian singers I'd never heard of before. They both sang on the soundtrack of a film I really liked.
    Turns out they were really famous in Italy but nowhere else. There is a whole world of talented people who are virtually unknown outside their own countries.
     
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    And even in their own countries. There are hundreds of bands who deserved a wider audience but never got the breaks.
     
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    RIP Chester Bennington - Linkin Park lead singer.
     
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    Yeah, just found out Jermaine Stewart of 'We don' the have to take our clothes off' fame bought the farm about 20 years ago!

    And Phyllis Nelson too.
     
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    I was quite saddened to hear recently about that nice president Kennedy.
     
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    Barbara Sinatra widow of Frank Sinatra, aged 90.
     
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    When my eldest was at uni one of her friends introduced her to Yunupingu. She introduced me and I love it.


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    Wasn't Yunupingu a cartoon penguin?
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    Used to love All Creatures Great and Small. Was just thinking the other day surprised it hasn't been given the reboot treatment.
     
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    They did a young Herriott series 5 or so years ago.
     
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    Another one.
     
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    Gutted! I never knew he had passed away! He was one of my all time favourite actors from the 70's era. :emoji_sob::emoji_sob::emoji_sob:
     
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    Now I'm worried! I'm creeping up to the sort of age which is popular with the Grim Reaper! Ah, bugger it! I've lived a pretty good life and beaten four bastard heart attacks! Come at me Reaper! Give it all ya got!
     
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    He was very big in the mid sixties and then on into the seventies. Very talented actor.
     
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