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Buck Henry 1930-2020
cocreator and story editor of Get Smart
writer of the Graduate and the film adaptation of Catch-22
and the most frequent host of the original version of Saturday Night Live

It was because of his SNL work I knew of Henry, he made cameos just as often even when he wasn't  the host, I think Lorne Michaels regarded him as a mentor.

But its his role in Get Smart all us spy fans should care about.

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He was also great in The Man Who Fell to Earth as Bowie’s ill fated patent lawyer, RIP.

Japanese proverb say, "Bird never make nest in bare tree".

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Neil Peart, drummer for Rush, age 67.  Brain cancer.

Rush was (and still is) the soundtrack for my life.  I'm absolutely crushed over this.

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35 yrs ago : Yul Brunner , Matt Munro , Pat Barr died

Also last yr 30 yrs passing of Lee Van Cleef

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Eleven years ago yesterday, Patrick McGoohan died - the man who could have been Bond.  ajb007/martini

"How was your lamb?" "Skewered. One sympathises."

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Derek Fowlds of Yes Minister and Basil Brush fame has died, aged 82. Basil is devastated I understand, RIP.

Japanese proverb say, "Bird never make nest in bare tree".

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RIP Derek Fowlds, Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister are classic comedies or
Behind the scenes documentaries, hard to tell at times.

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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The comedian Terry Jones, best known from Monthy Phyton, just died. Thank you for all those wonderful and funny momnets. RIP

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Very sad to lose Terry Jones. I've been a big fan of Python and have always found Terry to be one of my favourite members of the group. One of his major contributions is obviously his direction of most of the Python movies, and then of course there are the sketches that he wrote, and some of his unforgettable characters: the spam waitress, Mr Creosote, Brian's mother and of course...the nude organist.

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"He's not the messiah--he's a very naughty boy!"  RIP, Terry.

Vox clamantis in deserto

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RIP Terry Jones

Japanese proverb say, "Bird never make nest in bare tree".

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It's not a shock as he's been in bad health for years, but it still really hurts.  Thanks for everything, Terry...you made me laugh like hell.

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RIP Terry Jones  ajb007/martini

Maybe he will sell his shed now  ajb007/lol

YNWA: Justice For The 96

The Joy Of 6

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RIP Terry Jones

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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I just hope they're not all vomiting up in heaven...

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He wasn't looking so good in their O2 Reunion Concert dvd, he was clearly reading his lines off the back of the Whizzo chocolate box. Having an aging parent myself at that time, his obvious struggle to get sentences out looked familiar, so it was no surprise when there was an official announcement a couple years later that he had aphasia.

Jones was also a historian and wrote a few books and tv documentaries on the subject after Python. He argued that our concept of the past is grossly oversimplified, such as our assumption that everybody believed the world was flat prior to Columbus.
Me, I got all my knowledge of the Middle Ages and Ancient Rome from those two Monty Python films, and that's good enough for me.

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Sir Miles wrote:

RIP Terry Jones  ajb007/martini

Maybe he will sell his shed now  ajb007/lol

Two sheds or one?