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Thread: If Gonzaga Was An Actor, Who Would They Be?

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    Default If Gonzaga Was An Actor, Who Would They Be?

    The Dukes, Kentuckys, UNCs and Kansases of the hoops world are the Tom Cruises, Leonardi DiCaprios, Humphrey Bogarts and Christian Bales of showbiz. So, who would you equate to Gonzaga?

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    James Arness

    A hugely popular and successful TV star who never quite made it to the biggest stage.
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    Great thread. I would say Lee Marvin. Dependable and underrated. You know when he is in the movie, he will make it better.

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    Jimmy Cagney.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zag4Hire View Post
    Great thread. I would say Lee Marvin. Dependable and underrated. You know when he is in the movie, he will make it better.

    "Tequila. Straight. There's a real polite drink. You keep drinking until you finally take one more and it just won't go down. Then you know you've reached your limit."
    I was thinking Lee Marvin but he did win an Oscar. Zags aren't there yet.
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    Adam sandler

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zags11 View Post
    Adam sandler
    As a closet Sandler fan, I resent that remark.
    I'm gonna go with Leonardo DiCaprio, actually. Amazing performances for two decades before winning an Oscar. I'm optimistic.

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    Gotta be Kevin Bacon. He hasn't won the big prize, but he's played everyone. Besides, he looks like Mark Few's twin.

    I was also thinking of Rodney Dangerfield, but that's probably a better fit for Saint Mary's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NumberCruncher View Post
    Gotta be Kevin Bacon. He hasn't won the big prize, but he's played everyone. Besides, he looks like Mark Few's twin.
    You beat me to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WBM View Post
    As a closet Sandler fan, I resent that remark.
    I'm gonna go with Leonardo DiCaprio, actually. Amazing performances for two decades before winning an Oscar. I'm optimistic.
    I love Adam Sandler. Lol

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    I'd say Kevin Costner - you know, been around for quite awhile and in some good movies, but nobody nationally wants to publicly acknowledge that.

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    Ed Harris. Well respected, long career, four time Oscar nominee but never a winner. Can excel in either a leading role or as a supporting player.


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    No, No, No! Marlon Brando when they're really going good. Turnover's/Free throws....... Gary Busey!

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    Adam Sandler? Egads, who next, Jack Black, Mike Meyers, Dana Carvey, Pauly Shore? Yeeeesh.
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    I'll go with one of our own, singer/actor Bing Crosby. A silky smooth, consistent star spanning generations.

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    Gene Hackman. Always working, consistent. Some good, some bad, some excellent. Plus, Hoosiers! The all-time basketball Cinderella story (which actually happened)! The French Connection -- always hustling and in pursuit, knocked down on & gets back up (and a nod to Tillie). I could go on, but it might be more fun to let others add, and finish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WBM View Post
    I'm gonna go with Leonardo DiCaprio, actually. Amazing performances for two decades before winning an Oscar. I'm optimistic.
    Beat me to it.


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    Caitlyn Jenner...underwent a nearly complete transformation....

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    Somebody punch bartruff1 for me, would ya?

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    Tom Hanks. Uber talented. Consistent. Likeable. Accessible. Straight and narrow. Folksy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobZag View Post
    The Dukes, Kentuckys, UNCs and Kansases of the hoops world are the Tom Cruises, Leonardi DiCaprios, Humphrey Bogarts and Christian Bales of showbiz. So, who would you equate to Gonzaga?

    I'll say:

    James Arness

    A hugely popular and successful TV star who never quite made it to the biggest stage.
    Bob, was walking in Santa Monica the day after Thanksgiving and came upon two men engaged in what looked like a meaningful conversation. One gave me the impression he was homeless - the other was Christian Bale.

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    Jimmy Stewart.....

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    Benicio del Toro. Underrated actor, intriguing depth, sneaky good looking, could a been a contender, never got the chance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoZarth View Post
    Bob, was walking in Santa Monica the day after Thanksgiving and came upon two men engaged in what looked like a meaningful conversation. One gave me the impression he was homeless - the other was Christian Bale.
    Cool. One of my favorites.
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