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pongespob...
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:59 pm
 
Take a look at these video clips - filmed approximately 11 years apart

1974 - from his short-lived series "Kodiak", he'd recovered from a
skiing accident where he'd been impaled by his pole and his heart had
been punctured, but still looked like his old burly self.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfiHjQeqVc4


But now see him in 1985, looks completely different - looks like the
collagen in his face has collapsed, his hair doesn't even look right
on his head. He sounds different too, speech sounds slurred.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0sxpqOhlXo


What do you think caused this profound and rapid change in his
appearance?
 
Debbie C...
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:05 pm
 
On Oct 20, 8:59 pm, pongespob <pongespob_paresqua... at (no spam) yahoo.com> wrote:
[quote]Take a look at these video clips - filmed approximately 11 years apart

1974 - from his short-lived series "Kodiak", he'd recovered from a
skiing accident where he'd been impaled by his pole and his heart had
been punctured, but still looked like his old burly self.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfiHjQeqVc4

But now see him in 1985, looks completely different - looks like the
collagen in his face has collapsed, his hair doesn't even look right
on his head. He sounds different too, speech sounds slurred.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0sxpqOhlXo

What do you think caused this profound and rapid change in his
appearance?
[/quote]
Clint was born in 1927 so he close to 60 in 1985. I saw him recently
in person and for 82, he's looking pretty good. I'd still leave my
husband for him in a heartbeat. Smile
 
pongespob...
Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2009 2:48 pm
 
On Oct 22, 9:05 pm, Debbie C <cdebb... at (no spam) gmail.com> wrote:

[quote]What do you thinkcausedthis profound and rapid change in his
appearance?

Clintwas born in 1927 so he close to 60 in 1985.
[/quote]

Don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of Clint - I've always thought he was a
naturally gifted, powerful actor but he was looking pretty rough for
57 particularly in light of how he looked just 10 years previously.
There must have been a reason his physical vitality took a serious and
obvious nosedive. I've never heard of him having a drinking problem,
wondering what it was.



[quote] I saw him recently
in person and for 82, he's looking pretty good.  I'd still leave my
husband for him in a heartbeat.  Smile
[/quote]

The most recent video I've seen of him he actually looks healthier
than I've seen him looking in a while - certainly better than he did
when he did his "Gambler Returns" cameo where he looked really rough.
 
Debbie C...
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:39 pm
 
On Oct 23, 7:48 pm, pongespob <pongespob_paresqua... at (no spam) yahoo.com> wrote:
[quote]On Oct 22, 9:05 pm, Debbie C <cdebb... at (no spam) gmail.com> wrote:

What do you thinkcausedthis profound and rapid change in his
appearance?

Clintwas born in 1927 so he close to 60 in 1985.

Don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of Clint - I've always thought he was a
naturally gifted, powerful actor but he was looking pretty rough for
57 particularly in light of how he looked just 10 years previously.
There must have been a reason his physical vitality took a serious and
obvious nosedive. I've never heard of him having a drinking problem,
wondering what it was.

 I saw him recently
in person and for 82, he's looking pretty good.  I'd still leave my
husband for him in a heartbeat.  :)

The most recent video I've seen of him he actually looks healthier
than I've seen him looking in a while - certainly better than he did
when he did his "Gambler Returns" cameo where he looked really rough.
[/quote]
He suffered from pituitary cancer (not sure of the year exactly) which
is what caused his one eye to go a little wonky. He lost a lot of
weight because of it and was very gaunt for a bit. He appears to be
doing fine now.

Clint is not and never has been a drinker.
 
 
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