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Old 07-31-2017, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Somewhere out there
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RIP
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Old Yesterday, 12:18 AM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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He was a hell of a playwright, too. Don't forget that.

Buried Child and True West were two of his masterpieces.
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Old Yesterday, 05:46 AM
 
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RIP Sam

http://www.highdefdigest.com/news/sh...ad-at-73/39649
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Old Yesterday, 05:47 AM
 
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Sad news , RIP Mr,Sheppard.
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Old Yesterday, 08:51 AM
 
Location: England
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A true renaissance man. RIP Sam Sheppard.
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Old Yesterday, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Baker City, Oregon
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Yes, he was really great as Yeager in The Right Stuff.

From what I read he spent time with the actual Yeager and was really impressed with him. He told his New York friends all about him.

One of the great scenes:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr02n1b8sUE
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Old Yesterday, 08:54 AM
 
Location: USA
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I always liked him. That is too bad. I ran into Scott Glen, who was also in "The Right Stuff", in Boulder, CO one day with his wife, and kid. Nice guy also.
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Old Yesterday, 08:58 AM
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Location: CT, USA
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He was a fave of mine since the movie Baby Boom . He suffered from Lou Gehrigs disease so sad he will be missed he was a true talent not many left anymore .
Gen. Yeager, the pilot he portrayed, lives on!
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Old Yesterday, 12:57 PM
 
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Oh, that is just TOO sad! He was in so many great roles, but I think my favorite was as Noah's dad in "The Notebook".
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Old Today, 08:31 AM
 
Location: Baker City, Oregon
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Yes, he was really great as Yeager in The Right Stuff.

From what I read he spent time with the actual Yeager and was really impressed with him. He told his New York friends all about him.
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One of the friends I was referring to just wrote this article:

My Buddy: Patti Smith Remembers Sam Shepard | The New Yorker

I case you don't know who Patti Smith is:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPO0...01VSmsV_iN515S
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