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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Actor Jack Warden Dies

Jack Warden died Wednesday, July 19:

    Jack Warden, an Emmy-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor who played gruff cops, coaches and soldiers in a career that spanned five decades, has died. He was 85.

    Warden, who lived in Manhattan, died Wednesday at a hospital in New York, Sidney Pazoff, his longtime business manager, said in Los Angeles Friday.

    "Everything gave out. Old age," Pazoff said. "“He really had turned downhill in the past month; heart and then kidney and then all kinds of stuff." ”

    His numerous big-screen roles included a news editor in 1976's "All the President's Men," ” Paul Newman's law partner in 1982'’s "“The Verdict"’ and the president in the 1979 Peter Sellers movie “"Being There." ”

    His later roles came in Woody Allen's 1994 "Bullets Over Broadway"”; Beatty's 1998 political satire "Bulworth"” and the 2000 football movie "“The Replacements."

And the very, very funny Used Cars.

Full Filmography HERE.

Jack Warden 1920-2006

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