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Old July 30 2006, 02:12 AM   #361
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Vaughn is pretty good for Vaughn, my only thing is the accent. Yeah, I know it's just a nitpick, but for some reason I just can't get past it.
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Old July 30 2006, 02:25 AM   #362
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Ens. Brodsky said:
Vaughn is pretty good for Vaughn
I should certainly hope so...
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Old July 30 2006, 02:27 AM   #363
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I meant Sean Connery. *Smacks head*
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Old July 30 2006, 03:18 AM   #364
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Ens. Brodsky said: my only thing is the accent. Yeah, I know it's just a nitpick, but for some reason I just can't get past it.
Why? What kind of accent is Elias Vaughn supposed to have?

And I agree, Sean Connery is a perfect Vaughn. I just want to see the inevitable Celebrity Jeopardy sketch.
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Old July 30 2006, 04:22 AM   #365
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I don't know if it's ever been spelled out directly, but I've always imagined Vaughn having a little bit of a midwestern Indiana twang in his voice. Just a touch, but definitely part of the flavor. Like Hal Holbrook or maybe Sam Waterston.
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Old July 30 2006, 05:01 AM   #366
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And I agree, Sean Connery is a perfect Vaughn. I just want to see the inevitable Celebrity Jeopardy sketch.
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Old July 31 2006, 12:31 AM   #367
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I don't know if it's ever been spelled out directly, but I've always imagined Vaughn having a little bit of a midwestern Indiana twang in his voice. Just a touch, but definitely part of the flavor. Like Hal Holbrook or maybe Sam Waterston.
Same here. In fact, I think I remember an author or editor saying that he did in fact have a midwestern accent, but I could be mistaken.
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Old July 31 2006, 01:25 AM   #368
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KRAD, David and S.D. Perry have made him so real to me that I've forgotten where I know these details from.

He's like Jack Torrance: He's always been Commander Elias Vaughn
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Old July 31 2006, 03:12 AM   #369
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I gotta say, I really like the portrait of Vaughn on that Mission Gamma book. Without being a familiar actor, he almost seems very recognizable and lifelike. I almost can hear his voice and get an idea of his character, just from that portrait.
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Old August 1 2006, 02:02 AM   #370
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I just saw someone who might be able to be a good Vaughn, this is just a new idea so I'm not real attached to it if you shoot it down instantly.
But here goes: M.C. Gainley , who plays Tom/Mr. Friendly on Lost. Although, Tom is (maybe) a bad guy I feel that he does have does have the commanding pressence that would be required of Vaughn. Like I said it's just another idea, so feel free to tell me I'm an idot for even suggesting him.
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Old August 1 2006, 02:52 AM   #371
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I hadn't thought of him, but I can see that. As long as he doesn't have that bushy ZZ Top beard he wore the first few times they saw him.

And I demand that someone call him "Zeke" like Sawyer did
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Old August 1 2006, 03:46 AM   #372
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^^Isn't that guy decades too young to be Vaughn? I mean, he's 102. Even with prolonged 24th-century longevity, that would correspond to a healthy 70-something by today's standards.
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Old August 1 2006, 05:38 AM   #373
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So far, the closest I've seen to Christine Vale is Gretchen Mol, especially in The Shape of Things with Rachez Weisz

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She also protrayed Bettie Page in The Notorious Bettie Page, so she looks fairly natural in each of Vale's three hair colors.
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Old August 1 2006, 07:45 AM   #374
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you're an idiot.


well, you asked for it.
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Old August 1 2006, 07:59 AM   #375
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I can see Gretchen as Chris Vale :thumbsup:
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