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

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Old July 21 2015, 08:13 PM   #1
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RIP Theodore Bikel

Theodore Bikel, who played Worf's father, has passed away.

Theodore Bikel, a prolific performer and political activist who created the role of Captain Georg Von Trapp in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music and defined the role of Tevye the Milkman during more than 2,200 performances of Fiddler on the Roof, has died. He was 91.

Bikel died of natural causes on Tuesday morning at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, publicist Harlan Boll announced.

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Everyone, join me in honoring this amazing talent.

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Old July 22 2015, 12:06 AM   #2
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It's so sad. He has a safe place in Sto'Vo'Kor....
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Old July 22 2015, 01:18 AM   #3
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He was a major figure in the '60s Folk Revival scene and in Yiddish music.
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Old July 22 2015, 02:18 AM   #4
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And he was the smarmy Hungarian dialect coach in MY FAIR LADY.

"That hairy hound from Budapest.. .."
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Old July 22 2015, 03:18 AM   #5
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He certainly had an impressive list of credits to his name. RIP.
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Old July 22 2015, 07:12 PM   #6
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Uncle Yossel!
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Old July 23 2015, 07:28 AM   #7
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Always difficult to lose one of our own. RIP
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Old July 26 2015, 04:50 PM   #8
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Don't forget his roles in The Twilight Zone (Oliver Crangle in 'Three O'Clock') and his role as the rabbi who has to give Susan Ivanova bad news about her dad on the 'TKO' episode of Babylon 5.

Rest in peace, Theo/Sergei/Rabbi Koslov. I'm sure that Worf's giving a Klingon yell someplace in your memory, and Susan's sitting Shiva for you.
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