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What Happened To Rick Moranis?  
User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6516 posts, RR: 51
Posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2838 times:

I'm watching "Ghostbusters" right now and I am just wondering what the hell happened to Rick Moranis? He was in tons of flicks in the 80's and 90's but now has seemed to drop off the earth. He always reminded me of my dad, not sure why.

Also...Chevy Chase...where the hell have you been?

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User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets87 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2829 times:

He ended up on the Planet of the Apes with Col. Sanderz and President Scrooge when Mega-Maid self-destructed, remember?  wink 

"What's the matter Col. Sanderz? Chicken?"  biggrin 


User currently offlineEWRCabincrew From United States of America, joined May 2006, 5523 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2829 times:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Moranis

under 'Recent Activities'



You can't cure stupid
User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6516 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2819 times:



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 1):
He ended up on the Planet of the Apes with Col. Sanderz and President Scrooge when Mega-Maid self-destructed, remember?

I forgot about that.

Note to self: watch Spaceballs soon.


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26338 posts, RR: 76
Reply 4, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2797 times:



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 1):
President Scrooge

President Scroob. The easy way to remember it is that it is Brooks, as in Mel Brooks, spelled backward.

As to what happened to Moranis, he semi-retired from acting to focus on taking care of his kids after his wife died. He apparently has a singing career now.



Mangeons les French fries, mais surtout pratiquons avec fierte le French kiss
User currently offlineEWRCabincrew From United States of America, joined May 2006, 5523 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2772 times:



Quoting N1120A (Reply 4):
Brooks, as in Mel Brooks, spelled backward.

Isn't Brooks spelled backwards Skoorb?  Smile

Quoting N1120A (Reply 4):
President Scroob

President Skroob

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaceballs



You can't cure stupid
User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26338 posts, RR: 76
Reply 6, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2758 times:



Quoting EWRCabincrew (Reply 5):

Isn't Brooks spelled backwards Skoorb?

Oops. The point remains that it was a change of the order of the letters in Brooks' name.



Mangeons les French fries, mais surtout pratiquons avec fierte le French kiss
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29788 posts, RR: 58
Reply 7, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2723 times:

From the wiki link,

I pulled out of making movies in about '96 or '97. I'm a single parent (Moranis' wife died in 1991 of liver cancer), and I just found that it was too difficult to manage raising my kids and doing the traveling involved in making movies. So I took a little bit of a break. And the little bit of a break turned into a longer break, and then I found that I really didn't miss

That is sad, I understand why but sad.

What is interesting is that when he was doing SCTV he was actually a pretty buff looking guy, but by the time he did the accountant in Ghostbusters he had skinnied down to more of a "Nerd" look.

Acting I guess.



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
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