'Fantasy Island's' Ricardo Montalban Dead at 88

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  1. Revmitchell

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    LOS ANGELES — Ricardo Montalban, the Mexican-born actor who became a star in splashy MGM musicals and later the wish-fulfilling Mr. Roarke in TV's "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday morning at his home, a Los Angeles city councilman said. He was 88.

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    Will his coffin be lined in "Rich Corinthian Leather"?

    Seriously, sorry to learn of this.
     
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    Ah, those were the days when entertainment had considerable more class! Hope he's in a better place.
     
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    There is an unconfirmed report that at the Pearly Gates, :saint: Tattoo was quoted as saying "The Plane, the plane"...

    I enjoyed Sat nights when I was in Texas watching Fantasy Island.:tear: :tear:
     
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    KHAAAAAN!!!
     
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    I'll never forget Khan's line :"I have the strength of ten men!"Maybe that was preceded with something like :"Oh but my dear Captain Kirk..."
     
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    Wow, sorry to hear about this. My prayers to his friends and family...


    Da plane... Da plane boss...
     
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    So, the 'Wrath of Khan' is no more; will he now have to face the 'Wrath of God'?

    Seriously, was this guy saved?
     
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    He suffered a back injury in 1951, which troubled him and in 1993 a surgical repair was attempted, unsuccessfully, and he was confined to a wheel chair since then.
     
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    Wikipedia (usual accuracy health-warnings!) tells me he was a practising Catholic. Good enough for me, but others here will doubtless differ....
     

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