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[ 4 ] May 29, 2010 |

R.I.P.

While a better end-of-career choice would have been preferable, I’m sure he was the best thing about An American Carol

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  1. Larry Piltz says:

    Sorry ’bout the cancer. He was a force of nature – like a tornado.

    I do think this early observation about Hopper explains about how his strange and strained road found its way to An American Carol.

    “Hopper and Fonda were joined on screen by a then-unknown Jack Nicholson as an alcoholic lawyer, but it was not a harmonious set. Hopper clashed violently with everyone and Fonda later described him as ‘a little fascist freak’.”

  2. mark f says:

    “Heineken? Fuck that shit. Pabst Blue Ribbon!”

  3. Incontinentia Buttocks says:

    “I mean, what are they gonna say when he’s gone? ‘Cause he dies when it dies, when it dies, he dies! What are they gonna say about him? He was a kind man? He was a wise man? He had plans? He had wisdom? Bullshit, man!”

  4. Anonymous says:

    Interesting how the journalist who wrote the obit describes the transition from playing psychotic villains to being a Republican to “mellowed somewhat.”

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