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    Default Man From U.N.C.L.E Robert Vaughn has died age 83

    Oscar-nominated Man From U.N.C.L.E. star Robert Vaughn dies aged 83 after brief battle with cancer


    • Actor Robert Vaughn passed away on Friday at the age of 83
    • Vaughn died following a brief battle with acute leukemia according to his manager
    • He is best known for playing the role of Napoleon Solo on the classic television series The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
    • Vaughn also starred in such classic films as The Magnificent Seven and The Young Philadelphians, for which he received an Oscar nomination
    • In recent years, Vaughn appeared on the British television programs Hustle and Coronation Street
    • He is survived by his wife of 40 years Linda Staab and their children Cassidy and Caitlin


    Robert Vaughn passed away on Friday at the age of 83 following a brief battle with acute leukemia.
    The beloved American actor, whose career stretched across six decades, was best known for his role as Napoleon Solo on the classic NBC series The Man From U.N.C.L.E., which ran for over 100 episodes from 1964 to 1968.
    Vaughn was also a regular on the big screen, starting off his career with an unaccredited role in The Ten Commandments before going on to land sup[porting roles in films such as The Magnificent Seven and The Young Philadelphians, for which he received an Academy Award nomination back in 1960 for Best Supporting Actor.
    In recent years he had found success across the pond, starring in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street as well as all eight seasons of the television drama Hustle.
    'Mr. Vaughn passed away with his family around him,' his manager said in a statement to Deadline.
    He is survived by his wife of 40 years, actress Linda Staab, and their two children, son Cassidy and daughter Caitlin.


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    Actor Robert Vaughn (above in his role as Napoleon Solo in The Man From U.N.C.L.E.) died following a brief battle with acute leukemia according to his manager



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    Always working: In recent years, Vaughn (above on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) appeared on the British television programs Hustle and Coronation Street


    Read more: Coronation Street and Hustle's Robert Vaughn, 83, dies surrounded by his family | Daily Mail Online

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    Aaaawww, he had such a weird but very recognizable face. Talented, too. R.I.P. So, that's number 2 this week, after Leonard Cohen. I do have a wish for #3..........
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    The best jawline ever. RIP.
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    I had such a crush on him and Ilya.
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    Not Napoleon Solo!!! Ilya - take your vitamins.

    You too, Shat.

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    In so many things that I have watched thru the years. RIP.
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    RIP, Mr. Vaughn
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    He was hot. And a good looking old geezer too
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    Quote Originally Posted by spiderpig View Post
    Not Napoleon Solo!!! Ilya - take your vitamins.

    You too, Shat.
    Ugh, I was just thinking that this might be 2016 December's last fuck you from 2016 to me. Nooo, not the Shat!
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    How dare anyone even mention the Shat. Fuck that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gas_chick View Post
    How dare anyone even mention the Shat. Fuck that.
    He might be kind of fun.

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    By the way, I think Vaughn might be another casualty of Trump. He was a staunch democrat. Probably saw the election results and decided to book it.
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