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rich_of_the_dead
02-10-2006, 02:13 PM
just passing through you better all be behaving!

anyway this is sad
http://www.rebelscum.com/story/front/Phil_Brown_Passes_96993.asp

see ya around

CaptainSolo1138
02-10-2006, 02:53 PM
Well, that sucks. It seems like one of these threads get started every week. :(

Rocketboy
02-10-2006, 05:43 PM
Well, that sucks. It seems like one of these threads get started every week. :(Not too surpising though - Star Wars is almost 30 years old now.
Still, it's sad to hear about Phil...

Mr. JabbaJohnL
02-10-2006, 06:48 PM
This is very sad. :cry:

At least we know he did indeed escape those stormtroopers.

Kidhuman
02-10-2006, 07:33 PM
I knew you would be back Rich. You cant stay away forever.

Very sad news on Uncle Owens demise, now maybe Hasbro will honor him with his own carded version.

DarthQuack
02-10-2006, 08:23 PM
He did a good job as our Uncle Owen......RIP my friend.....:cry:

Slicker
02-10-2006, 09:19 PM
This is indeed sad news. He did quite a good part in ANH. It's sad to think that all of the younger cast members are getting up there in age too and we'll no doubts start having threads like this for Luke and Leia in a couple of decades.

MrMojoRisin
02-11-2006, 11:14 AM
R.I.P It's been coming for some time, but it's still too bad.

bobafrett
02-11-2006, 03:08 PM
I got the pleasure to meet him at CII. I got his autograph, but by that time he could berely sign his own name, and didn't speak much. 89 years is a respectable amount of years to live.

InsaneJediGirl
02-11-2006, 11:20 PM
Sad to hear Phil pass on to the big moisture farm in the sky. He'll be missed,did a fine job in ANH

JimJamBonds
02-13-2006, 10:58 AM
I just read that Phil Brown aka Uncle Owen died, according to IMDB he would have been 90 in April.

http://movies.msn.com/movies/article.aspx?news=215552&GT1=7756

JEDIpartner
02-13-2006, 12:53 PM
I know... 'tis sad news. :( Well, at least he AND Shelagh Frasier are together in that Galaxy Far, Far Away... :cry:

vader121
02-14-2006, 10:35 AM
http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Movies/02/14/obit.brown.ap/index.html

Uncle Owen has passed away and succumb to pneumonia. May he rest in peace.:cry:

Bacta Beast
02-14-2006, 12:01 PM
Sorry bro, you've been beat to the punch three times already.:(