Posted 01 July 2009 - 07:35 PM
DDP Team - Thomas Jefferson Survives (2015 - Caroline Aherne, Harry Beitzel, Bob Benmosche, Colin Bloomfield, Martin Crowe (J),
Little Jimmy Dickens, Wendell H. Ford, Kate Granger, Michael C. Gross, Lauren Hill, John McCabe, Bryan Murray, Gino Odjick, Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, Robert H. Schuller, Stuart Scott, Sam Simon, Percy Sledge, Ion Trewin, Ralph V. Whitworth 3/20) (2014 - 7/20, =12th place) (2013 - 11/20, 4th place)
Personal 50: Sam Simon, Billy Graham,
Little Jimmy Dickens, Gordie Howe, Clive James, Leonard Nimoy, David Rockefeller, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kirk Douglas, Herman Wouk, Olivia de Havilland, Bob Dole, June Foray, George H.W. Bush, Fidel Castro, Prince Philip, Robert Mugabe, Al Molinaro, Jim Leavelle, Henry Heimlich, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Pope Benedict XVI, Morton Sobell, George S. Irving, Nancy Reagan, Maureen O'Hara, Muhammad Ali, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Alan Young, King Abdullah, Lee Kuan Yew, Jimmy Carter, Carol Channing, Patrick Macnee, Ingvar Kamprad, Jim Nabors, John Dingell, Melvin Laird, Gaston Glock, John Glenn, Ennio Morricone, Mikhail Gorbachev, Bart Starr, Mary Tyler Moore, Joanne Woodward, Francoise Gilot, Chuck Yeager, Jerry Lewis, Yogi Berra, Abe Vigoda (2/50, 12/50 in 2014, 14/50 in 2013)
Posted 01 July 2009 - 07:36 PM
A tremendous shame - I always enjoyed his movies - one of the last of a fast dwindling era. Many memories of the man but I always liked his turn in Cheyenne Autumn.
So, a sad day, not least because dear old Mollie Sugden has gone too, but 97 isn't a bad age.
Phew.. looks like a big update for the DDP tomorrow then!
Posted 01 July 2009 - 08:18 PM
Interesting to see that:
1) He was born in Gary, Indiana, just like Michael Jackson
2) He died exactly 5 years after his co-star in "On The Waterfront", Marlon Brando...
According to the LA Times article, he was born in Chicago, and only moved to Gary, Indiana, when 5.
Interestingly, I notice that his website is under construction, with an update due 2009. Wont be much to update now!
Posted 01 July 2009 - 08:54 PM
2015 DDP Team (Time's-up team) Richard Davies (Joker), Emile Ford, Daphne Fowler, John Glenn, Bernard Haitink, Gerald Harper, Buck Henry, Colin Jeavons, George Johnson, Patricia Knatchbull, Sheila Mercier, Les Munro, Cormac Murphy O’Connor, Pete Murray, I.M. Pei, Dudley Simpson, Nobby Stiles, Joseph Wapner, Peter Wyngarde, Jimmy Young
2015 DDP Theme Team (...and its goodnight from him etc): Ronald Atkins, Ron Brown, Ronnie Carroll, Ronald Chesney, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Ronnie Dawson, Ron Ely, Ronald Baron Fearn, Ron Flowers, Ronnie Gilbert, Ronald Harwood, Ronald Hines, Ron Isley, Ronnie Moore, Ronnie Moran,
Ronnie Ronalde, Ron Smith, Ronald Stevenson, Ron Suart (Joker)
Deathrace 2015 Team: Eric 'Winkle' Brown, Richard Davies, Emile Ford, Daphne Fowler, John Glenn, Bernard Haitink, Gerald Harper, Colin Jeavons, George Johnson, Patricia Knatchbull, Sheila Mercier (Joker), Les Munro, Cormac Murphy O’Connor, Pete Murray, I.M. Pei, Dudley Simpson, Nobby Stiles, Joseph Wapner, Peter Wyngarde, Jimmy Young
2015 Hartlepool Deadlypool Team:
Ethel Lang, Eric 'Winkle' Brown, Rev Billy Graham, Doris Day, Richard Davies, Vera Lynn, Kirk Douglas, George 'Johnny' Johnson, Javier Perez De Cuellar, Al Molinaro, Subs: BB King. Mary Quant
I have CDO. It's like OCD except the letters are in alphabetical order, as they should be.
Posted 01 July 2009 - 09:57 PM
Well done to the 45 teams who picked him on the DDP.
2014 Shadowlist: 7/50
2015 DDP: 0/20
Caroline Aherne, Muhammad Ali, Bob Barker, Daisy Berkowitz, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, Tony Booth, Ryan Buell, George H. W. Bush, Glen Campbell, Mary Carlisle, Fidel Castro, Olivia De Havilland, Kirk Douglas, Roy Douglas, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Rob Ford, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Gaynes, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Billy Graham, Monty Hall, Valerie Harper, Joao Havelange, Denis Healey, Theodore Hesburgh, Clive James, Helmut Kohl, Jerry Lewis, Vera Lynn, Scott MacIntyre, Penny Marshall, Al Molinaro, Mary Tyler Moore, Hosni Mubarak, Robert Mugabe, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Leonard Nimoy, Maureen O'Hara, Javier Perez de Cuellar, Isabel Peron, Prince Philip, Nancy Reagan, Helmut Schmidt, Robert H. Schuller, Sam Simon, Desmond Tutu, Joost Van Der Westhuizen, Nicholas Winton, Chuck Yeager & Jiang Zemin
Winner of the 2012 HPDP
Posted 01 July 2009 - 10:01 PM
BBC Obit for Karl Malden.
Well done to the 45 teams who picked him on the DDP.
It mentions Fatal Vision which was brilliant: A TV mini-series as good as any of the best movies of that time..
Gene Wilder as "the Waco Kid", Blazing Saddles (1974)
Posted 01 July 2009 - 10:12 PM
2010 DDP Team:
2011 DDP Team:
2012 DDP Team: Couldn't be bothered...
2013 DDP Team: Patty Andrews, Ronnie Biggs, Jo Bryant, George H. W. Bush, Hugo Chavez,
2014 DDP Team: George H. W. Bush, Katherine Crowe, Clarissa Eden, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Gordon Goody, Billy Graham, Superstar Billy Graham, Valerie Harper, Joao Havelange, Guy Innes-Ker, Clive James, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Wilko Johnson, John McVie, Nancy Reagan, Michael Schumacher, Ariel Sharon, Sam Simon, Gough Whitlam, Sir Nicholas Winton
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