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RIP Michael Gambon
« on: 28 September, 2023, 12:51:17 pm »
Michael Gambon (1942-2023).

Rather a good actor.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #1 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:10:59 pm »
Bugger. Another great bites the dust.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #2 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:13:05 pm »
Ah nuts. Yes, rather good indeed.

The BBC news website can think again though:
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He was best known for playing Professor Albus Dumbledore
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #3 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:26:57 pm »
I had no idea he had appeared in Harry Potter films.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #4 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:41:14 pm »
Best remembered for the Harry Potter films?  Bit of a disservice.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-66949848

He was truly horrible in The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #5 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:45:21 pm »
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #6 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:52:44 pm »
Obvious title, not.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #7 on: 28 September, 2023, 01:57:05 pm »
I saw him on stage once in one of Beckett's plays.  If only I could remember which one.

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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #8 on: 28 September, 2023, 02:05:18 pm »
I saw him on stage once in one of Beckett's plays.  If only I could remember which one.

Name dropping, I sat on a bar-stool next to him in the Beverly Wilshire hotel in LA (we'd been to visit the toilets featured in Pretty Woman, as suggested by the tour guide and stopped for an expensive cocktail)

Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #9 on: 28 September, 2023, 03:45:35 pm »
I recall him in The Singing Detective, among other roles. As for HArry Potter, I think that acted as a decent prnsion for quite a few older actors.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #10 on: 28 September, 2023, 04:10:14 pm »
Professor Larrington and Dr Davis are roffling about an interview in which he claimed that he used to be gay but gave it up “because it made my eyes water”.
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Re: RIP Michael Gambon
« Reply #11 on: 30 September, 2023, 10:42:32 am »
Wonderful actor, sad he's gone.
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