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Richard Farnsworth
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Actor
    (September 1, 1920-October 6, 2000)
    Acted in 'Comes a Horseman (1978),' 'Rhinestone (1984),' 'Into the Night (1985),' 'Anne of Green Gables (1985),' 'The Two Jakes (1990),' 'Misery (1990),' 'Lassie (1994)' and 'The Straight Story (1999)'
    Did stunt work in 'Gunga Din (1939),' 'Gone with the Wind (1939),' 'The Caine Mutiny (1954),' 'The Ten Commandments (1956),' 'Spartacus (1960),' 'Cat Ballou (1965),' 'Paint Your Wagon (1969)' and 'The Omega Man (1971)'
    He was a lousy student who dropped out of high school.
    He was typecast as kindly old codgers.
    He disapproved of people who use profanity.
    He named his son 'Diamond.'
    He committed suicide at 80.
    He was modest and sincere.
    He worked as a stand-in for many big stars, including Kirk Douglas, Steve McQueen, and Henry Fonda.
    In his early westerns, he was often the stand-in for both hero and villain.
    He was the oldest person ever to receive a Best Actor Oscar nomination (at age 79).
    He suffered from hip problems and terminal cancer at the end of his life.
    He killed himself because he was in terrible, constant pain.

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