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And here is the BBC take on the same thing




He did the novelty record Right Said Fred which I recall hearing when I was a child. 

He appeared in serious films like the Yangtse Incident as well as comedy like Carry on Jack (which is one of the best of the Carry On films).

He is in the David Niven version of Casino Royale. He acted alongside Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee in She as well as appearing in the second Dr Who film with Peter Cushing.

I have the Railway Children where he plays the Station master.

He appeared with Peter Sellers twice as criminals.

He narrated the Wombles in the 70s.

He is in the Hotel Inspector episode of Fawlty Towers when Basil (John Cleese) mistakes him for a hotel inspector.

And lastly he was Catherine Tate's granddad in Dr Who being the only actor to appear in both both the series and the films

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35 minutes ago, Old Man said:


I'm a little over 560 miles or so to the west of that particular Las Vegas.


Back when I used to work at a local library sorting packages, we'd occasionally get mail for one of the libraries in Las Vegas, NM, and I'd usually underline the state before sending it back to the post office. I'd get it back otherwise.

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I am not old enough to have seen his playing days (well, I could have, but I was uninterested in basketball until the 1970s), but I started watching the NBA as an undergrad in Seattle while he was head coach of the Sonics.


Rest in peace, sir.

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