John Saxon, the rugged actor who kicked around with Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon and appeared in three Nightmare on Elm Street movies for director Wes Craven, died Saturday. He was 83. Saxon died of pneumonia in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, his wife, Gloria, told The Hollywood Reporter.
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Well said sir. I can remember every role he played. Including the nemesis in the Six Million Dollar Man as a fully built android. Godspeed sir. You’ve earned the rest.
I remembered him as a child. He was in many shows and love his material arts too. I am sorry sorry of his passing. My condolences to his family and fans. I can’t believe that so many many celebrities are gone this year.
I got goose bumps hearing my dear friend John Saxon died today of pneumonia in Murfreesboro Gloria, my heart goes out to you and your families John’s in your heart forever John, you will always be with us in mind, heart and in all your grandeur on screen.
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I remember seeing him as a kid (and being frightened) of him in The Six Million Dollar Man episode Day of the Robot. Something about his facial expression made it so plausible that he was a machine.