Subject: Farnsworth had done a ton of good work, but IMO, the most memorable was as 'Esco Brown', owner of "Last Chance Gas", leaving a great impression with the small role. Really an underrated, forgotten film. ...
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Date Posted: Friday, October 06, 09:39:29pm
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At age 79 years, and 167 days, Farnsworth is (to date) the oldest ever nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
's message, " on ARCHIVE: October 6, 2000~ Richard Farnsworth, actor and former Hollywood stuntman, best known in paternal curmudgeon cowboy roles, found fame later in his life, even earning TWO Academy Award nomination, the last, a 'Best Actor' nod the year before his death (suicide) in 1999's "The Straight Story", at age 80. ..." Friday, October 06, 02:10:12pm