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Dom DeLuise Has Died

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Martin, May 5, 2009.

  1. Martin

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    "LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Dom DeLuise, who spiced up such movies as "Blazing Saddles," "Silent Movie" and "The Cannonball Run" with his manic delivery and roly-poly persona, has died, his son's publicist said. Publicist Jay Schwartz did not disclose the cause of death, but DeLuise, 75, had been battling cancer for more than a year. DeLuise was surrounded by family when he died in a Santa Monica, California, hospital Monday night, son Michael DeLuise told CNN affiliate KTLA." -More Here

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  2. JohnDeereFan

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    I'm sorry to hear that. I remember him mostly as a cast member on the Dean Martin Show.

    His son is on a show my children like.
     
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    I really enjoyed Dom over the years. I believe Don Rickles is one of the few characters featured regularly on the Dean Martin show still living.
     
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    Almost forgot, DeLuise was in a mostly forgotten movie with Jerry Reed called "Hot Stuff", which was one of the most side splittingly funny movies I think I've ever seen.
     
  6. abcgrad94

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    I hope he was born again. I always liked him, as he was so funny.
     
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    I did a quick google, and do not find anything. But we can always lift his son up in prayer

    Salty
     
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    .............+1
     
  9. Deacon

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    First it's Soupy Sales,

    Then Dom DeLuise,

    They say famous people die in threes

    Who will be next?

    Rob
     
  10. webdog

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    Dom DeLuise passed away in May. This thread was started then :)
     
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    In that case he made the third, the first was the famous Kitty Carlisle

    Rob
     
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