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Frank Gorshin a.k.a. The Riddler

Dead at 72

     
6:41 pm on May 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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An old Pittsburger with a long film and TV history, of which The Riddler was, perhaps, his most popular role.

See you on the flip-side Frank. :(

7:19 pm on May 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I thought he was funny. He used to do a mean Kirk Douglas.
7:37 pm on May 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Among other things...

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I sure would have liked to see his interpretation of George Burns in "Goodnight Gracie".

Boy, looking back on some of his works envokes some real memories.....

7:32 pm on May 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Well, while I didn't get to see that particular interpretation, I did see his cameo appearance on one of the Season Finals where he did Ed Sullivan (as he was sitting at a table with some other actors in this scene).

It was such a rush when I recognized him.

One of the World's finest has indeed left our midst...

2:00 pm on May 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

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His last role aired last night - he had a part on the season finale of CSI. May be the part pendanticist was refering to.
2:25 pm on May 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Yup. That be the one. He looked so frail and gaunt, (much like Jerry Orbach, who played the part of Lenny Brisko, just prior to his own recent death), but I recognized him immediately.

Somewhere in the back of my mind, I actually see Frank Gorshin impersonating Ed Sullivan on "The Ed Sullivan Show". I see that very clearly, just not sure if it's accurate memory or not. :)

8:06 am on May 24, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Loved him..Sad to hear this ..I seem to remember him doing a whole pile of his amazing impressions on an Andy Williams show ..about the time they had Captain Weird.
 

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