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Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ Star and Quaker Oats Pitchman, Is Dead at 85

NYTimes.com Sunday, 2 August 2020 ()
Recognizable by his walrus mustache, the actor specialized in playing cantankerous characters in “Absence of Malice,” “The Natural” and other films.
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Actor Wilford Brimley has died. He was 85. According to CNN, Brimley died while hospitalized in St. George, Utah. He was on dialysis and was receiving treatment there for medical problems. Known for his resplendent walrus mustache, Brimley appeared on television shows, Quaker Oats ads, and the films...

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