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Wilford Bromley
« on: August 02, 2020, 08:46:05 AM »
       Anthony Wilford Brimley (September 27, 1934 – August 1, 2020) was an American actor and singer   After serving in the Marines and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for Western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), and The Natural (1984).   He was the long-time face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company.   He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical.   In "The Thing" he was Blair, the scientist.
      Previous odd jobs included being a body guard for Howard Hughes, a ranch wrangler & blacksmith. a sergeant in the Marines, singer and actor.   He was diagnosed with diabetes in 1979.    On August 1, 2020, Brimley died at a hospital in St. George, Utah. He was 85 years old, and had been ill with a kidney condition for two month and was on dialysis.
      Photo of Wilford Bromley aka Scientist Blair aka "The Thing" building a spaceship to escape the Antartic & planet earth.
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