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Legendary Actor and Sci Fi Icon Martin Landau

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Saturday, July 22, 2017 6:31 PM

RIVERLOVE


died last Saturday at age 89. R.I.P.

His sci fi work included:


The Twilight Zone (TV Series)

- The Jeopardy Room (1964) ... Major Ivan Kuchenko
- Mr. Denton on Doomsday (1959) ... Dan Hotaling


The Outer Limits (TV Series)

- The Bellero Shield (1964) ... Richard Bellero
- The Man Who Was Never Born (1963) ... Andro


Space:1999 (TV Series)(1975-1977) Commander John Koenig .. 48 episodes


Meteor (1979) ... General Adlon


Cosmic Princess (1982)(TV Movie)... Commander John Koenig


The Twilight Zone (TV Series)

- The Beacon (1985) ... William Cooper-Janes




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Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:22 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


I would consider The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman to be sci-fi as well.

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Sunday, July 23, 2017 5:46 AM

ANONYMOUSE


"You are a truly primitive organism, Commander. We could have have given you an eternity of happiness in an instant of time. Now your life will be what the life of your species has always been: cruel...and futile."

"It's better to live as your own man, than as a fool...in someone else's dream."

As a kid I never forgot this exchange, delivered with such conviction by Martin. Here's hoping he's achieved that "eternity of happiness" after all.

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Monday, July 24, 2017 2:22 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Anonymouse:
"You are a truly primitive organism, Commander. We could have have given you an eternity of happiness in an instant of time. Now your life will be what the life of your species has always been: cruel...and futile."

"It's better to live as your own man, than as a fool...in someone else's dream."

As a kid I never forgot this exchange, delivered with such conviction by Martin. Here's hoping he's achieved that "eternity of happiness" after all.


That sounds so much like "choose freedom & liberty over slavery to somebody else" - just in a more modern philosophical context. Concepts like Founders of Democratic Republics, and those spotlighted by Braveheart, for instance. Which role was that from?

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Monday, July 24, 2017 2:22 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Anonymouse:
"You are a truly primitive organism, Commander. We could have have given you an eternity of happiness in an instant of time. Now your life will be what the life of your species has always been: cruel...and futile."

"It's better to live as your own man, than as a fool...in someone else's dream."

As a kid I never forgot this exchange, delivered with such conviction by Martin. Here's hoping he's achieved that "eternity of happiness" after all.


That sounds so much like "choose freedom & liberty over slavery to somebody else" - just in a more modern philosophical context. Concepts like Founders of Democratic Republics, and those spotlighted by Braveheart, for instance. Which role was that from?

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Monday, July 24, 2017 12:06 PM

THGRRI

May the Good Lord take a liking to you... but not too soon!


More evidence for sure, nobody gets out of here alive.






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