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Scott Andrew Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 8 Oct 2000 12:49:56 -0500
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Sergei Dubin wrote:

> Yeah,
> that's definitely sad news. Learned about it yesterday. Interesting (well,
> tragic too) is that AP claims he died of self-inflicted gunshot wound and
> later in the story claims indirectly that he shot himself unable to struggle
> anymore with cancer.
> >From: "Wayney" <[log in to unmask]>
> >Reply-To: [log in to unmask]
> >To: "surrealmovies" <[log in to unmask]>
> >Subject: [surrealmovies] Richard Farnsworth RIP
> >Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 09:44:43 +0100
> >
> >I was saddened to hear the news this morning that Richard Farnsworth has
> >died last night. He was 80. Richard will always be remembered by me, and
> >many others, for his performance as Alvin Straight in David Lynch's The
> >Straight Story. That was a wonderful humble performance, and I thought
> >should have won the Academy award for best actor this year. He was also a
> >stuntman, and co-founded the Stuntmen's Association if 1961. He was
> >involved in the movie business for over sixty years. He was always
> >nominated for an Academy award for his role in Comes a Horseman in 1978.
> >You will be missed Richard.
> >
> >
> >
> >Wayney.
> >
> >
> >Richard Farnsworth 1920 - 2000
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