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RIP John Forsythe

SANTA YNEZ, Calif.–John Forsythe, the debonair actor whose matinee-idol looks, confident charm and mellifluous voice helped make him the star of three hit television series, including ABC’s “Dynasty,” died at his home here Thursday, April 1, from complications of pneumonia. He was 92. MSTies will recall him as incredibly gullible Sen. David Stratton in episode 615- KITTEN WITH A WHIP.

His full obit is here.

12 Replies to “RIP John Forsythe”

  1. Dave says:

    I prefer to look at it like he just went out for some ice.
    R.I.P. John.


  2. Tim S. Turner says:

    Man. There’s been a lot of bummer deaths lately. This one sucks. At least he had a long, successful career.


  3. StumpBeefKnob says:

    …if only REAL senators were like him!!


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  5. Chief?McCloud! says:

    Good night Mr. Forsythe, sleep well sir.


  6. Titanius Anglesmith, Fancy Man of Cornwood says:

    Now he’ll be overseeing some real angels. Wonder if Farrah’s busy?


  7. Ryoki says:

    John is up in Heaven now. “Angels,I have an assignment for you.”
    RIP Mr. Forsythe. :cry:


  8. mikek says:

    RIP John Forsythe.


  9. Dennis (Mpls.) says:

    You nailed it Tim-it makes me feel old-with so
    many MST people dropping dead left and right.
    Hang in there Ann Margret-I’ll comfort you!!


  10. Spector says:

    Wow, another well-known actor who was in a film riffed by MST3K has shuffled off this mortal coil. At least he had a successful TV career. RIP.


  11. losthighway says:

    R.I.P. Mr. Forsythe

    I just watched “Kitten With A Whip” the other day, first time in years. Maybe I will watch one of his better films, “The Trouble With Harry” again this weekend.


  12. Jeff in Denver says:

    Good Night, Charlie. R.I.P :sad:


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