Poll: Who would you most closely want to emulate in life & why?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by getbent, Oct 17, 2020 at 8:51 PM.

Who would you most closely want to emulate in life & why?

This poll will close on Oct 24, 2020 at 8:51 PM.
  1. Clint Eastwood in Outlaw Josey Wales

  2. Cleavon Little in Blazing Saddles

  3. Robert Redford in Jeremiah Johnson

  4. James Garner in Support Your Local Sheriff

  5. Paul Newman in Hombre

  6. Charles Bronson in Chato's Land

  7. Jack Elam in Support Your Local Sheriff

  8. Steve McQueen in Nevada Smith

  9. Walter Brennan in Red River

  10. Slim Pickens in Honeysuckle Rose

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  1. getbent

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    Sure there are others... but from this list, who would you pick and why?
     
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    I feel bad I’ve never seen any of these films (except blazing saddles)

    I’m familiar with the actors but not the films Although I’ve heard of a few

    I guess if Charles Bronson is the badass he always is I’d have to choose him
     
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  3. telleutelleme

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    Steve McQueen. Revenge was popular in the old West. He seemed to have all the right reasons, though his treatment of Suzanne Pleshette was not good. I would have rather been like him in The Great Escape.
     
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    Evil Roy Slade.
     
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    I like James Garner’s willingness to temporarily accept responsibility to serve the public as sheriff, even though he would soon continue his journey to Australia. Though he had talent with a gun and laconic charisma, he did not want to serve the rest of his—potentially very short—life on the government payroll. I also share his amiable ambivalence about Joan Hackett.
     
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    James Garner in Support your local Sheriff because the good guy wins and he gets the pretty girl too , and they all live happily ever after .
     
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    bad bob from judge roy bean
     
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    I’m going with Redford. Kinda like Sinatra, he did it his way.
     
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    "Neon" Leon Fullerton.

    So I do!
     
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    Hombre...Paul Newman... with the great Richard Boone as the heavy. A film I’ll watch anytime it’s on.
     
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    The only one I've seen is Blazing Saddles, so Cleavon for me.

    Actually I've seen Outlaw Josey Wales for the first time a few years ago, and it did not hold my attention.

    ( not a much of Westerns guy, but I dug Tombstone)

    ** I'd be OK with being Cleavon or Gene Wilder!
     
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    There are a very few actors whose presence ensures that no matter what, the film will be at least good, if not great. Number one on that list for me is Robert Duvall. Somewhere not too far down that list is Walter Brennan, rock steady dude from whom you can learn a lot about life. So this is not so much about his character in this movie I guess as about the actor himself. So I guess you can call me Nadine.
     
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    Clint Eastwood
    Love the attitude.
     
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    My Dad. He was principled, successful, insightful, made things better for those around him, and enjoyed his life. I don't think he's on your list.
     
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    One thing I liked about Eastwood is the fact that he always played these unapologetic roles. Even if you were rooting for him, his characters weren’t exactly good guys.
     
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    James Garner in Support Your Local Sheriff.
    My kind of cool!
     
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    Cleavon Little all the way.
     
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    I wanted to be Charo's bra when I was a kid so, I could be right next to her boobs :D
     
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