2022 Obits: Gone, but not forgotten

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2022 Obits: Gone, but not forgotten

3RobertDay
Jan 7, 2022, 11:36am

Hopefully, this isn't 2022 starting as it means to go on...

6CliffBurns
Jan 21, 2022, 10:47am

Sorry, inadvertently posted this on last year's thread:

Meatloaf has left the building:

https://ew.com/music/meat-loaf-dead-celebrity-tributes-cher-boy-george/?utm_camp...

7iansales
Jan 21, 2022, 12:31pm

Have to be honest - always hated his music (although, to be fair, I put that down to Jim Steinman's song writing and production).

8CliffBurns
Jan 21, 2022, 8:23pm

Thich Nhat Hanh:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-60092461

I have a number of his books.

9jldarden
Jan 21, 2022, 9:48pm

Comedian Louie Anderson

14mstrust
Mar 26, 2022, 10:42am

18Cecrow
May 19, 2022, 6:45pm

>17 CliffBurns:, oof. Love his soundtracks for 1492 and Alexander.

19CliffBurns
May 19, 2022, 7:11pm

The "Love Theme" from "Blade Runner" was my favorite bit of music by the man--that slow, sexy sax.

I have a number of his soundtracks, including the two you allude to. Good music to write to.

21mstrust
May 26, 2022, 1:49pm

Well that's a big surprise. Can't picture him being any older than around 40.

22jldarden
Jun 17, 2022, 2:13pm

Great character Philip Baker Hall has passed away. His film 'Hard Eight' is a good one and he was the library cop on Seinfeld.

23mejix
Jun 17, 2022, 10:29pm

French screen icon Jean-Louis Trintignant dies aged 91:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-61846894

25CliffBurns
Jul 7, 2022, 10:15am

RIP the political career of Boris Johnson. Now let's drive a stake through his fucking heart to make it official:

https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/mps-boris-johnson-remorse-resignation-speech/

26CliffBurns
Jul 7, 2022, 1:26pm

James Caan. My sister and I just watched him in "Thief", one of his best roles:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jul/07/the-godfather-star-james-caan-dies-...

27jldarden
Jul 23, 2022, 12:40am

Taurean Blacque, played Detective Neal Washington on the cop show’Hill Street Blues’. A groundbreaking ensemble series.

28jldarden
Jul 25, 2022, 6:17pm

"Goodfellas" actor Paul Sorvino.

29jldarden
Jul 25, 2022, 8:30pm

And longtime character actor David Warner. Time Bandits comes to mind.

30CliffBurns
Jul 25, 2022, 11:59pm

Love both those dudes. Never took a scene off, either of them.

31Cecrow
Jul 31, 2022, 7:24pm

Actress Nichelle Nichols, played Uhura in Star Trek.
https://ca.yahoo.com/news/nichelle-nichols-lt-uhura-star-185825252.html

34Cecrow
Aug 17, 2022, 7:09am

Wolfgang Petersen, director, 81

35justifiedsinner
Aug 17, 2022, 12:51pm

Nicholas Evans, the horse whisperer, has gone silent.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/15/books/nicholas-evans-dead.html

36jldarden
Aug 30, 2022, 1:11pm

Just read the author Stuart Woods passed. Author of Chiefs and the Stone Barrington series.

38Cecrow
Aug 31, 2022, 7:08am

>37 mejix:, was a time this would be the number one headline in the news, overshadowing everything else. The single-most important politician of the 1990s, imo, and an exemplary one who should stand as a model for all.

"I am often asked, would I have started it all again if I had to repeat it? Yes, indeed. And with more persistence and determination."

Thank you, Mikhail.

39CliffBurns
Sep 6, 2022, 10:09pm

40Cecrow
Edited: Sep 8, 2022, 1:55pm

41RobertDay
Edited: Sep 8, 2022, 4:40pm

>40 Cecrow: Now we've all got to learn new words for the National Anthem!

43CliffBurns
Sep 13, 2022, 11:38am

Jean-Luc Godard:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/sep/13/jean-luc-godard-giant-of-the-french...

I was never a fan--Truffaut was more to my taste--but there is no disputing he was an innovator and auteur.

44RobertDay
Sep 13, 2022, 5:47pm

>43 CliffBurns: Alphaville's luminous black-and-white Paris of 1965 now looks more fantastic than any science-fictional vision of that time could have.

45Cecrow
Sep 23, 2022, 9:33am

46Cecrow
Oct 3, 2022, 3:57pm

Sacheen Littlefeather received her apology from the academy just in time:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/sacheen-littlefeather-dead-oscar-1.6604026

48mstrust
Oct 4, 2022, 1:33pm

I just heard. There goes a legend.

53jldarden
Nov 30, 2022, 3:59pm

Just read that Greg Bear passed away on the 19th.

54RobertDay
Nov 30, 2022, 6:25pm

>52 CliffBurns: Turns out that the mother of a friend of mine taught her in primary and junior school.

55CliffBurns
Nov 30, 2022, 8:44pm

I love these connections you have with people, Robert.

I have no comparable circle of friends and acquaintances.

56DugsBooks
Edited: Dec 2, 2022, 12:08am

>52 CliffBurns: “Christine McVie, of Fleetwood Mac:”. ….such great work….

59Cecrow
Edited: Jan 6, 9:28am

>58 Taphophile13:, I remember the impression she made in her interviews. You knew there wasn't anything she was afraid to ask, and there would always be something unexpected. The best hook for getting people to watch was always to show her asking some wild question and then you just HAD to find out what the response to that was going to be. Gold standard every other interviewer will be compared to.