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RIP Allan Arbus

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Artemis@BC, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

    I just spotted that Allan Arbus died. :( He was 95, so he had a good innings.

    Aside from his acting (his Sidney Freedman character on MASH was a favourite of mine), I had no idea about some the other interesting aspects of his life. Or that he was married to Diane Arbus!


    RIP, Allan.
  2. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

    He was an extraordinarily gifted person.

    MASH wouldn't have had such "resonance" without Dr. Sidney Friedman.
    He made the character so real that Alan Alda believed that he was a trained psychiatrist.
    RIP; and thank you!
  3. dardar1126

    dardar1126 Well-Known Member

    Agreed; I loved that character. Mr. Arbus lived a fascinating life!