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Wilford Brimley, Cocoon and The Thing Star, Dead at 85

Hollywood has lost a star.Wilford Brimley has died at the age of 85, E! News has learned. According to Brimley’s manager, he passed away on Saturday, August 1, while he was hospitalized in St.George, Utah.The late actor had been at the ICU, where he was on dialysis and being treated for other medical issues that weren’t disclosed.”Wilford Brimley was a man […]

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Wilford Brimley, Curmudgeonly Actor Known for ‘Cocoon’ and ‘The Natural,’ Dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, the actor with the walrus mustache whose down-home geniality seen in such films as Cocoon, The Natural and Absence of Malice endeared him to moviegoers, has died.He was 85.The Salt Lake City native, who also stood out as the plant foreman who becomes a confidant of Jack Lemmon’s character in The China Syndrome […]

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