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Legendary character actor dies at 98

www.yahoo.com Published: June 25, 2014
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Eli Wallach, the enduring and artful character actor who starred as weaselly Mexican hombres in the 1960s film classics "The Magnificent Seven and The Good," "The Bad and the Ugly," has died. He was 98, according to The Hollywood Reporter.



Wallach, who won a Tony Award in 1951 for playing Alvaro in Tennessee Williams’ original production of "The Rose Tattoo," made his movie debut as a cotton-gin owner trying to seduce a virgin in Elia Kazan’s "Baby Doll" (1956) and worked steadily well into his nineties, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherine told The New York Times.

No other details of his death were immediately available.

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