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Telly Savalas

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Evil Bastard (aka Chris_L), Jul 25, 2013.

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  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Is he still dead?
  3. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Member

    Yes, he is...

    And, Abe Vigoda is still alive.
  4. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    My dad watched Kojak religiously. I was too young to understand it -- 2 when it began and 7 when it ended.

    Here's an episode from season 5

    Awful opening.
  5. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Is he still bald?
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    James Woods circa '73
  7. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    This is how most people under 40 remember Telly Savalas:


    I remember as a little kid how unusual it was to see a fairly young man with a completely bald head. Back then, it was Savalas, Mr. Clean, Gordon from Sesame Street and that was pretty much it.

    Then came Michael Jordan (for black guys) and Bruce Willis (for whites) and it sparked a bald revolution.
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  8. Kato

    Kato Active Member

    Player-with-Yourselves Club. Classic:

  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    How Chris L envisions Buck
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Hi looks bi.
  11. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    There is a campaign to have a street in Duluth, MN named after Mr. Savalas:

    Telly Savalas lived in Duluth Mn.Telly Savalas paid taxes in Duluth Mn.Telly Savalas made advertisements for Duluth Mn.Telly Savalas needs a street named after him.


    He did a TV spot in which he speaks of his love for Duluth:

    Mr. Savalas wrote the spot:


    It was filmed in Glensheen Mansion:

    The house, the scene of one of Minnesota's highest-profile murder cases, is now called Glensheen. It's owned by the University of Minnesota and is open for popular tours of its historic interior and rambling grounds.


    Here ends your Minnesota history lesson for the day.
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