John Saxon has passed

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  1. m@ggot

    m@ggot Active Member

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  2. Mutilated Prey

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    Oh wow - end of an era! RIP.
     
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    Myron Breck Boom Shanka

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    So has part of my heart. RIP
     
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    Very sad news. Saxon was great in so many roles. Too many to list here. As a longtime Karate student myself, I especially enjoyed him in Enter the Dragon.

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    A.V. Club has a nice write up: https://news.avclub.com/r-i-p-john-saxon-veteran-b-movie-stalwart-1844508283

    Always a pleasure to see him show up in a film and he's in many of my favorites. I'd been thinking of watching The Girl Who Knew Too Much a lot recently and it's time to do it.

    Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;
    And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
     
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    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    He will always be one of my favorite actors. I just feel terrible about his passing.
     
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    R.I.P. :( He was in so many of my all-time favorite films too.

    I somehow missed this thread earlier..
     
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    R.I.P. What a fantastic career. I was fortunate to have met Mr. Saxon at a Los Angeles Weekend of Horrors in 1995. He was there to promote New Nightmare along with Heather Langencamp. He was cordial and posed for photos and signed autographs without asking to be paid. He will be missed.
     
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    Ah man how sad. RIP.
     
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    A true icon of horror and exploitation for decades, and he was active until quite recently - RIP, John.
     
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    Very sad news. I remember first being introduced to him in A Nightmare On Elm Street and then seeing him pop up in different things here and there. It was always a pleasure. He will be missed. RIP.
     
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    RIP John :(

    Gonna watch Enter the Dragon tonight.
     
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    Watched Tenebrae again recently and was wondering how old John Saxon must be by now and when it would be his turn for the "RIP" thread. Sad news.

    Just reading a bio and apparently he was actually a karate black belt IRL and in 1971 was the international middleweight karate champion.
     

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