Celebrity Death: Sonny Landham, Predator's Billy, 76

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by One Blurred Eye, Aug 20, 2017.

View Users: View Users
  1. One Blurred Eye

    One Blurred Eye Prefer the future.

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2014
    Messages:
    287
    Likes Received:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    36
    http://variety.com/2017/film/news/sonny-landham-dies-dead-predator-1202533278/

    Been a few days, didn't find a thread for his passing, so here it is. Carved out a decent career for himself in the pictures, mostly as an actor (being one of the most memorable components of one of the greatest action flicks put to film), but ventured into some production roles here and there too. A colorful (and controversial) character off-screen, including a prison stint and a couple of attempts at political office runs. Had his demons and probably wouldn't show up on many peoples' lists of most admirable people ever, but he left a bit of a mark in the Hollywood action industry, and that shouldn't go unacknowledged.
     
  2. dogbazinho

    dogbazinho Registered User

    Joined:
    May 24, 2006
    Messages:
    5,008
    Likes Received:
    3,449
    Trophy Points:
    156
    My favorite movie.
     
  3. Buckets and Gloves

    Buckets and Gloves klaatu barada nikto

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2011
    Messages:
    7,578
    Likes Received:
    166
    Trophy Points:
    82
    Something out there, and it ain't no man
     
  4. Goldenshark

    Goldenshark Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2007
    Messages:
    962
    Likes Received:
    68
    Trophy Points:
    81
    Location:
    Benicia
    Damn, he was great in Predator. He was also good as a baddie in 48hrs and my favorite Miami Vice episode, "Viking Bikers from Hell."

    RIP
     
  5. Central PA Hawk Fan

    Central PA Hawk Fan Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2007
    Messages:
    3,377
    Likes Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    96
    Location:
    York, PA
    RIP

    [​IMG]

    The greatest movie ever made.
     
  6. the squared circle

    the squared circle Registered User

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2005
    Messages:
    835
    Likes Received:
    34
    Trophy Points:
    81
    Location:
    Toronto
    He was also good in Lock Up, one of my fave stallone films. RIP
     
  7. darko

    darko Registered User

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2009
    Messages:
    63,598
    Likes Received:
    3,352
    Trophy Points:
    157

    I'm scared Poncho.
     
  8. cupcrazyman

    cupcrazyman Chex Lemeneux

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2006
    Messages:
    13,809
    Likes Received:
    264
    Trophy Points:
    154
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Leafland
    We were talking about watching this movie instead of staring at the sun.
     
  9. Guardian17

    Guardian17 Strong & Free

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    7,948
    Likes Received:
    1,181
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Location:
    Winnipeg

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"