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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old June 23 2012, 05:13 PM   #1
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R.I.P. Richard Lynch

Character actor Richard Lynch (TNG 'Gambit' I & II) has died at his home at age 76.

He played many villains and made the best of his unique looks. Loved his voice as well.

Rest In Peace.
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Old June 23 2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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Very memorable character actor indeed, especially from Galactica 1980 and the Chuck Norris movie Invasion USA.

We will really miss you, Richard.
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Old June 23 2012, 07:50 PM   #3
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Re: R.I.P. Richard Lynch

He was badass playing Baran. It's always sad to see someone who made a mark in Trek over the years no longer with us.
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Old June 25 2012, 08:37 PM   #4
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Re: R.I.P. Richard Lynch

He was great in so many roles, sad to see another such great character actor pass on.
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Old July 2 2012, 03:56 AM   #5
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Re: R.I.P. Richard Lynch

TrickyDickie wrote: View Post
Very memorable character actor indeed, especially from Galactica 1980 and the Chuck Norris movie Invasion USA.

We will really miss you, Richard.
I love Invasion America. Rest in peace Mr. Lynch.
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Old July 4 2012, 07:20 PM   #6
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Re: R.I.P. Richard Lynch

I think the first thing I ever saw him in was an episode of Starsky and Hutch in the seventies. As always, he was playing the bad guy.

Talented actor who elevated every role I ever saw him in. RIP.
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Old July 9 2012, 11:48 PM   #7
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Re: R.I.P. Richard Lynch

Definitely the consummate bad guy with the deep set eyes high brow ridge, wide mouth, and chisel sharp nose. He was perfect as Baran and I can't imagine anyone else doing a better job with it. I just wish he'd made a few more guest appearances in the Star Trek franchise.

Anyway, 76 is a little on the early side... and he was living alone. He looked rather weathered in his waning years. I hope he was living a happy life. RIP Mr. Lynch.
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