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Farewell Carl Weathers

Very sorry to hear of the loss of Carl Weathers.

He had that thing that all the greats had: you were always happy to see him. And he stayed relevant up through his character in The Mandalorian.

I always cherish the nerd discovery, I think shared with me by my friend Andy Dursin years ago, that he has a bit part in Close Encounters:

“Look! It’s Carl Weathers!”

The cast to Predator—a minor-masterpiece of 1980s action sci-fi—is a truly great line-up of macho stars.

Greatest handshake ever?

Rest in peace, sir.

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