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Original HA 5-0 Series Dano (James MacArthur) Dies  
User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7511 posts, RR: 24
Posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2734 times:

For those who mention that celebrity deaths occur in 3s; meet number 3 (following Barbara Billingsley and Tom Bosley)... James MacArthur aka Danny (Dano or Danno) Williams from the original Hawaii Five-0.

http://news.bostonherald.com/track/c...e-0_dies/srvc=home&position=recent

Exerpt:

LOS ANGELES — Actor James MacArthur, who played "Dano" in the original version of television’s "Hawaii Five-0" and was the son of actress Helen Hayes and playwright Charles MacArthur, has died at age 72.

So much for him making a cameo on the new series.

Is any of regular cast member of the original series (Ben, Duke) still alive?

[Edited 2010-10-28 11:04:45]


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User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7191 posts, RR: 86
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2718 times:
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A celebrity death posted on here that I'm actually sad to read about. Favorite James MacArthur film - Swiss Family Robinson. Runner up (in a supporting role) would be Battle of the Bulge.   

User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7511 posts, RR: 24
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2708 times:

Quoting fxramper (Reply 1):

He also played a preacher in the 1968 film, Hang 'Em High starring Clint Eastwood; another Leonard Freeman (who developed the original Five-0 series) production.



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User currently offlineKevinL1011 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 2964 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2650 times:

A sad day indeed for us Five-O fans. Thanks James for the episodes I still enjoy today.


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User currently offlinescbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12386 posts, RR: 47
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 22 hours ago) and read 2638 times:
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I guess he's finally been "booked" then?


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User currently offlineKBUF From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 515 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 5 hours ago) and read 2599 times:

Quoting fxramper (Reply 1):
Favorite James MacArthur film - Swiss Family Robinson.

  

Great movie, particularly the booby trap scenes.  

We'll miss you, Danno!



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User currently offlinefridgmus From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1442 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 5 hours ago) and read 2596 times:
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I read somewhere on Yahoo entertainment (I think) that he was the last surviving member of the Original Hawaii 5-O.

See you and the rest of the squad on the other side Danno!   



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User currently offlineStretch 8 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 2568 posts, RR: 17
Reply 7, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2533 times:

At the start of the new 5-0 last night on CBS, there was a brief tribute to Mr. MacArthur, dsecribed as "the Original Dan-O." Nice touch. R.I.P.


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User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7511 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2525 times:

Quoting Stretch 8 (Reply 7):
At the start of the new 5-0 last night on CBS, there was a brief tribute to Mr. MacArthur, dsecribed as "the Original Dan-O." Nice touch. R.I.P.

I must've just missed it, because I changed the station (to CBS) about a minute into the start of the show. I'll check it out on CBS' website.



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User currently offlinegeedo From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 366 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2482 times:

My favorite James MacArthur line comes from "The Battle of the Bulge" war epic:
" Does the road to Ambleve still lead to Malmedy?"



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