RIP John Saxon…Brilliant Character Actor Starred With Bruce Lee…”Black Christmas” and Tons Of Great Cult Films Too…

A great character Actor has died….here’s an appreciation of the work of John Saxon…

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John Saxon Enter The Dragon

RIP To Legendary Character Actor John Saxon…

Such sad news to report: the iconic Actor John Saxon has died…

According to THR:

John Saxon, the rugged actor who kicked around with Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon and appeared in three Nightmare on Elm Street movies for director Wes Craven, died Saturday. He was 83.

Saxon died of pneumonia in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, his wife, Gloria, told The Hollywood Reporter.

An Italian-American from Brooklyn, Saxon played characters of various ethnicities during his long career.

His portrayal of a brutal Mexican bandit opposite Marlon Brando in The Appaloosa (1966) earned him a Golden Globe, and he had a recurring role on ABC’s Dynasty as Rashid Ahmed, a powerful Middle East tycoon who romanced Alexis Colby (Joan Collins). And on another 1980s primetime soap, CBS’ Falcon Crest, he played the father of Lorenzo Lamas’ character.

Years earlier, Saxon starred from 1969-72 as the…

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10 replies

  1. I always enjoyed him. RIP.

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  2. This is sad news. Olivia de Haviland just passed away as well.

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  3. I always liked watching him in things. He never seemed to get the credit he deserved. Hugs.

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  4. oh gosh, i had forgotten about john, but always enjoyed his acting –

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