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Wilford Brimley, Star Of Cocoon And The Natural, Dies Aged 85

6 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

US actor Wilford Brimley has died at the age of 85. He was best known for starring in a range of films, including Cocoon, The Natural and The Firm. Wilford's manager Lynda Bensky, said he died on Saturday in hospital in Utah, in the US. He had several medical ailments, she said. “Wilford Brimley was a man you could trust,” she said in a statement. “He said what he meant and he meant what he said. He had a tough exterior and a tender heart. I'm sad that I will no longer get to hear my friend's wonderful stories. He was one of a kind.” Wilford starred in 1985 film Cocoon and a later sequel...
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Cocoon and The Thing star Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

Cocoon and The Thing star Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

6 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Actor Wilford Brimley had been admitted to intensive care hospital before he died at his home in Utah on Sunday
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Wilford Brimley dead: Cocoon and The Thing actor dies aged 85

Wilford Brimley dead: Cocoon and The Thing actor dies aged 85

6 days ago   |   By The Sun


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Cocoon actor Wilford Brimley dies at age 85

Cocoon actor Wilford Brimley dies at age 85

6 days ago   |   By Radio Times

Wilford Brimley, the longtime character actor who appeared in hit films Cocoon, The Firm, The Natural and The China Syndrome has died at age 85.
The star, best known as the pitch man for Quaker Oats food products, died on Saturday morning in Utah.
His manager Lynda Bensky confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter.
Brimley had been on dialysis and had other medical issues and was in the ICU in St. George, Utah ahead of his death. He had lived since 2004 on a ranch in Greybull, Wyo.
Sharing a statement, Benksy said: “Wilford Brimley was a man you could trust. He said what he meant and he...
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‘Cocoon' and ‘The Firm' actor Wilford Brimley has died

‘Cocoon' and ‘The Firm' actor Wilford Brimley has died

6 days ago   |   By NME

Wilford Brimley, best known for starring in the movies Cocoon and The Firm , has died aged 85.
His death was confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter by his manager Lynda Bensky, who said the actor died on Saturday morning in Utah.
Brimley had been on dialysis and had other medical issues and was in the intensive care unit in St. George, Utah ahead of his death. He is survived by his wife Beverly and three sons.
“Wilford Brimley was a man you could trust,” Bensky said in a statement. “He said what he meant and he meant what he said. He had a tough exterior and a tender heart. I'm sad that I...
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Wilford Brimley death: Cocoon star and the face of Quaker Oats during the Nineties dies aged 85

6 days ago   |   By The Independent

Actor, who was also a talented singer and harmonica player, appeared in a number of TV and film roles during his career
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Cocoon star Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

Cocoon star Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

6 days ago   |   By Metro

Cocoon star Wilford Brimley dies aged 85
Wilford Brimley has died aged 85.
The actor, who is best known for starring in films such as Cocoon and The Thing, died on Sunday morning at his home in Utah, his manager has confirmed.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Brimley's manager Lynda Bensky revealed the movie star hadn't been well and had been in intensive care in the days before he died.
Bensky said: ‘Wilford Brimley was a man you could trust. He said what he meant and he meant what he said.
‘He had a gruff exterior and a tender heart. I'm sad that I will no longer get to hear my...
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