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    LOS ANGELES - Jack Palance, the craggy-faced menace in "Shane," "Sudden Fear" and other films who turned to comedy at 70 with his Oscar-winning self-parody in "City Slickers," died Friday.



    Palance died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, Calif., surrounded by family, said spokesman Dick Guttman. Palance was 85 according to Associated Press records, but his family gave his age as 87.

    When Palance accepted his Oscar for best supporting actor he delighted viewers of the 1992 Academy Awards by dropping to the stage and performing one-armed push-ups to demonstrate his physical prowess.

    "That's nothing, really," he said slyly. "As far as two-handed push-ups, you can do that all night, and it doesn't make a difference whether she's there or not."

    That year's Oscar host, Billy Crystal, turned the moment into a running joke, making increasingly outlandish remarks about Palance's accomplishments throughout the night's awards presentations.

    It was a magic moment that epitomized the actor's 40 years in films. Always the iconoclast, Palance had scorned most of his film roles.

    "Most of the stuff I do is garbage," he once told a reporter, adding that most of the directors he worked with were incompetent.

    Movie audiences, however, were electrified by the actor's chiseled face and hulking presence, and a calm, low voice that made him all the more chilling.
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    RIP Jack you rocked

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    Believe it... (deep inhale and exhale) ..or not!

    RIP Jack.
    He was memorable in Batman also.
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    Let's not forget his role in "Young Guns". Mean bastard!

    RIP Jack.

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    I figured he'd be too stubborn to ever die.. RIP.
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    RIP Jack. He was awesome in every role he did!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wickett View Post
    I figured he'd be too stubborn to ever die.. RIP.
    LOL...no doubt man, Jack kicked major ass......RIP Jack Palance!!!

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    How sad. I was a faithful viewer of Believe it or Not until his daughter took over on it.

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    RIP... They don't make 'em like that anymore...
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    We lost one of the good ones today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by onefootoutthedoor View Post
    We lost one of the good ones today.
    Very true! RIP Jack.
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    He was one of those guys you envisioned just riding off into the sunset when it was his time to go, nothing more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DreamIsOver View Post
    Believe it... (deep inhale and exhale) ..or not!

    RIP Jack.
    He was memorable in Batman also.
    Now THERE'S a classic childhood memory...

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    pick up the gun....



    RIP, Jack...you was da man!
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