RIP Allen Arbus

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  1. Davros

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    That's too bad. :(

    I loved him on MASH.
     
  3. Coloratura

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    He was awesome on M*A*S*H. Rest in peace, Allen. :(
     
  4. Santa Cat

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    Yea he was awesome in that show. RIP Allen Arbus. :(
     
  5. Ar-Pharazon

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    Yep, one of the best recurring characters on M*A*S*H.

    R.I.P. Sydney
     
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    "Ladies and Gentlemen, take my advice - pull down your pants and slide on the ice."

    RIP, sir.
     
  7. The Grinch Doctor

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    Rest in peace, Allan. Thank you for all of the great times on M*A*S*H.
     
  8. Winged Victory

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    Loved him on M*A*S*H. Rest in peace, Mr. Arbus. :(
     
  9. Karl Shoottheglass

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    I was surprised to find out he'd been married to Diane Arbus, the famous photographer, before her early death.

    OMEN fans might remember him in the DAMIEN sequel in which he's fatally gassed. It's Damien Thorn's first deliberate evil act in the trilogy.
     
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    While I've long preferred the original movie version of MASH over the TV series, I always liked the character of Dr. Sidney Freedman. That character could have probably carried his own series, IMO.
     
  11. Gil T.Azell

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    He was great on M*A*S*H*, and I didn't think he was that old, he didn't look it.

    R.I.P. sir.
     
  12. Keith1701

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    Rest in Peace....
     
  13. Santa Cat

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    Same here. I thought he was in his 80's. RIP again sir :(. You'll be missed.
     
  14. the G-man

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    Yeah, I assumed he wasn't much older than Alan Alda. He always seemed like a contemporary of Hawkeye, not someone almost old enough to be his father.

    Side note: Am I the only one who assumes that Frank Miller used Arbus as the model for his Dr. Wolper character in "TDKR"?
     
  15. Karl Shoottheglass

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    That's news to me. I'd have to reread that again to see. Arbus was much closer to Harry Morgan's age, perhaps even older. In OMEN II, his character was eliminated after uncovering dirty deeds by his Devil-dominated company. He told Robert Foxworth what he knew, not knowing the true reasons why, and not knowing that Foxworth was basically behind it. (The Foxworth subplot in OMEN II is subtle and clever, but most don't seem to think much of the sequel, sadly.)
     
  16. Santa Cat

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    Definitely. Guess his approach in terms of humor and acting really made him appear younger.