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RIP both

 

Lee lived an incredible life;

 

 

 

a 6'5" tall world champion fencer, speaks six languages, does all of his own stunts, has participated in more on-screen sword fights than any actor in history, served for five years defending democracy from global fascism as a British Commando blowing the shit out of Nazi asses in World War II, and became the oldest person to ever record lead vocals on a heavy metal track when, at the age of 88, he wrote, performed on, and released a progressive symphonic power metal EP about the life of Charlemagne (because why the fuck not?).

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Ne idea who Ron Moody is but RIP to both of them. Lee was an absolute legend.

Ron Moody was Fagin in the famous Oliver movie.

 

No, no this one;

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This one

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Aye I just googled him. Don't know if I've even seen him in anything as I've never fancied watching Oliver (might have seen it as a bairn). Certainly recognise him as that character though.

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Christopher Lee in the wickerman was one of the great cameos of cinema iyam...he's a fuckin loon :lol:

 

Ron Moody....Oliver and??....Am sure he was doing something in the west end in the lady decade or so?...

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Christopher Lee's military career during WWII was pretty special.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Lee

I was attached to the SAS from time to time but we are forbidden former, present, or future to discuss any specific operations. Let's just say I was in Special Forces and leave it at that. People can read in to that what they like.

Then he was feckin Dracula!

 

RIP

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Recognise Moody from clips of Oliver but that's it I'm afraid. Lee played a great part in just about everything even when hamming it up. Lived some life before becoming a thespian as well it seems.

 

RIP both.

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"Peter Jackson began coaching Lee on the sound a man makes when hes stabbed to death. Lee, very calmly stopped Jackson and informed him that he was well aware how a man reacted upon being stabbed from first hand experience."

 

Nails.

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He's trying it on. The SAS weren't a secret organisation during the war, it was just an Army unit given carte blanche to organise itself and is missions how it saw fit. It's a shame he supposedly wasn't allowed to talk about the true nature of whatever these attachments were, because it would be interesting indeed to know what the SOE (an actual secret outfit which had nothing to do with the military and was certainly nothing to do with the SAS or its ancestors, and I'm pretty sure never even did anything in the desert) or even the LRDG (an army unit which was an ancestor to the SAS but which raided behind enemy lines in the desert without any air support) would have even needed an RAF intelligence person. The only way that quote makes sense, is if you completely disregard the bits about the SOE or LRDG - he may have had some contact with the SAS during the invasion of Italy, but that's hardly amazing, by then they they'd been expanded and brought back into the main structure of the regular forces, being used as Commandos as the lead element of the invasion, more like the Marines would be today - in which case they might have had use for an RAF liason.

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Definitely BS. One recounting has it that he was with the LRDG first in Africa, then after the invasion of Europe joined the SOE on sabotage missions of the retreating Nazi forces, which is really hard to believe if these were just attachments from his main job in RAF intelligence. Not only is there not really any need for these to be just temporary attachments - if he genuinely had something to add to these missions he would have been taken on by these units permanently, as it was certainly more vital than any work he might have bee doing for the RAF, and they weren't exactly doing the sort of work you could just temp at. The biggest red flag is this claim that he can't talk about any of his missions even now, because of the Official Secrets Act - there's been entire books written on the activities of the LRDG, including plenty of first hand accounts, precisely because they were the forerunner to the SAS, and none of their work was all that secret (nothing the SAS in that era would have been once the war was over), as it was mainly just running around the desert blowing shit up. The SOE less so, as their work was actually officially secret given they were classified as spies, but even their activities have been related extensively in recent years, even with first hand accounts. He's clearly trying it on - it's always the best kind of secrecy, the one that lets you tell everyone you meet you were in the special forces and did spy missions, but can't give them any details.

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Let's just say I was in Special Forces and leave it at that. People can read in to that what they like.

 

He's trying it on. The SAS weren't a secret organisation during the war, it was just an Army unit given carte blanche to organise itself and is missions how it saw fit. It's a shame he supposedly wasn't allowed to talk about the true nature of whatever these attachments were, because it would be interesting indeed to know what the SOE (an actual secret outfit which had nothing to do with the military and was certainly nothing to do with the SAS or its ancestors, and I'm pretty sure never even did anything in the desert) or even the LRDG (an army unit which was an ancestor to the SAS but which raided behind enemy lines in the desert without any air support) would have even needed an RAF intelligence person. The only way that quote makes sense, is if you completely disregard the bits about the SOE or LRDG - he may have had some contact with the SAS during the invasion of Italy, but that's hardly amazing, by then they they'd been expanded and brought back into the main structure of the regular forces, being used as Commandos as the lead element of the invasion, more like the Marines would be today - in which case they might have had use for an RAF liason.

 

Definitely BS. One recounting has it that he was with the LRDG first in Africa, then after the invasion of Europe joined the SOE on sabotage missions of the retreating Nazi forces, which is really hard to believe if these were just attachments from his main job in RAF intelligence. Not only is there not really any need for these to be just temporary attachments - if he genuinely had something to add to these missions he would have been taken on by these units permanently, as it was certainly more vital than any work he might have bee doing for the RAF, and they weren't exactly doing the sort of work you could just temp at. The biggest red flag is this claim that he can't talk about any of his missions even now, because of the Official Secrets Act - there's been entire books written on the activities of the LRDG, including plenty of first hand accounts, precisely because they were the forerunner to the SAS, and none of their work was all that secret (nothing the SAS in that era would have been once the war was over), as it was mainly just running around the desert blowing shit up. The SOE less so, as their work was actually officially secret given they were classified as spies, but even their activities have been related extensively in recent years, even with first hand accounts. He's clearly trying it on - it's always the best kind of secrecy, the one that lets you tell everyone you meet you were in the special forces and did spy missions, but can't give them any details.

 

:lol:

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I couldn't give a toss if he was in the SAS or the Home Guard. Weird that anyone would feel the need to bad mouth a much loved actor just after he's died.

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Imagine trying to discredit Sir Christopher fucking Lee.

 

I hope he is a fucking vampire and tears your misanthropic throat out.

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