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Old 07-31-2017, 12:20 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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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 .
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Old 07-31-2017, 01:07 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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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 .
I just got the news. Too sad!
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Old 07-31-2017, 02:48 PM
 
Location: New Mexico, USA
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So sad. I have enjoyed watching Mr. Sheppard through the years. May he rest in peace.
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Old 07-31-2017, 04:33 PM
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Location: Austin
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A manly, sexy actor. Only 73. ALS? Never heard he had this devastating disease.

The Right Stuff was awesome, if you haven't seen it.

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Old 07-31-2017, 04:58 PM
 
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Oh, I was SO in love with him! The perfect man. I'm so sad now.
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Old 07-31-2017, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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Sad news. Really liked his film roles. His role in Cold in July was an especially great recent one. RIP Sam.
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Old 07-31-2017, 05:31 PM
 
Location: southern born and southern bred
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Such a wonderful actor!! Such an awful disease!!! How dreadful.
He will forever be one of my favorite actors.
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Old 07-31-2017, 05:45 PM
 
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Just heard the sad news. Great actor and he will be missed. RIP.
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Old 07-31-2017, 07:26 PM
 
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Sad to hear that news. Loved his movies. He definitely had the right stuff. RIP Mr. Shepard. Condolences to his family and friends.
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Iowa
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Chuck Yeager still lives, he outlived the actor that played him by 21 years, and counting! I've seen The Right Stuff over a dozen times, what a great movie and Shepard did an excellent job with Yeager. Chuck Yeager is 94 years old now, and still chewing the Wrigley's gum with his gums, I imagine.

RIP Sam Shepard

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