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#1 RJDiogenes

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Posted 09 December 2019 - 06:48 PM

Everybody's favorite Deep Space Constable, Rene Auberjonois, has died at the age of 79.  :(

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He was a favorite of fans of both Benson and Deep Space Nine.  He excelled at being cantankerous but lovable.  He will be sorely missed, but never forgotten, and the role model he created in the Star Trek Universe will go on forever.

RIP, Rene Auberjonois.  :cry:
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Posted 09 December 2019 - 08:07 PM

How sad.  I remember him from 'Benson' and he was also a villain in a first season episode of 'Charlie's Angels.'
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Posted 10 December 2019 - 07:33 AM

This is very sad news. An excellent actor, director, and a lovely human. I had the pleasure of meeting him at DragonCon years ago, and he was just great.

He always made his characters feel alive and real, and Odo was definitely no exception. One of the foundations of why DS9 is my favorite STAR TREK series, Odo was an absolutely joy to watch from start to finish.

Thank you for all your phenomenal work, Rene. If the Great Link is anything like where we end up... the drop has now become a part of the ocean.

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Posted 10 December 2019 - 12:56 PM

He was always a notable presence whenever he showed up.

RIP, Rene Auberjonois.

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Posted 10 December 2019 - 01:08 PM

Great guy who performed many memorable roles. He will be missed.
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Posted 10 December 2019 - 06:31 PM

View PostMary Rose, on 09 December 2019 - 08:07 PM, said:

How sad.  I remember him from 'Benson' and he was also a villain in a first season episode of 'Charlie's Angels.'  
I don't remember him from Charlie's Angels.  I'll have to dig out my DVDs and find him.
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Posted 25 January 2020 - 04:35 PM

I didn't dig out my DVDs yet, but I am watching Rene's episode right now on Cozi.
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Posted 25 January 2020 - 06:12 PM

View PostRJDiogenes, on 25 January 2020 - 04:35 PM, said:

I didn't dig out my DVDs yet, but I am watching Rene's episode right now on Cozi.

That'll make finding the episode on the DVD lots easier, knowing the episode title.  Also, nice to see a fellow CA fan here.  Rene made a good villain.  I've heard preformers say it's often more fun to play a villain so I'm sure he had fun in the role.
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Posted Yesterday, 05:24 PM

He sure seemed like it.  He played an evil hypnotist and it looked like he was having a great time.  And I did make note of the episode, which was season one, episode eleven.
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Posted Yesterday, 07:15 PM

"VORTEX", right?

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Posted Yesterday, 08:17 PM

Actually, it was called "The Seance."
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Posted Today, 01:22 AM

Oh.  I was actually talking about the DS9 episode.  Ironically, you placed it exactly right, if you make the pilot, "EMISSARY", a single episode.  And "VORTEX" was an Odo centered episode.

Side note:  I always wondered what he did with his 'cousin'.

Edited by FarscapeOne, Today, 01:23 AM.



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