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Eli Wallach, 98, Passed Away

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 06/25/2014 by McCutcheon

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For the last few years, the man credited as “The Oldest Living Actor” Eli Wallach, born December 7, 1915, died today of natural causes. He’s most notable for his roles in films such as The Magnificent Seven, and The Godfather: Part III as well as one other that hardly even needs to be said.

For me and many others, he’s always held a distinct place in cinematic history due to his role as Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez or rather “The Ugly” in Sergio Leone’s 1966 Spaghetti Western, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

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MBTI: Tuco (The Ugly) -ESTP

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , , on 08/12/2013 by McCutcheon

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Classic ESTP, the original “Persuader.” The three title characters in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly memorable but there’s one addition that particularly stands out to audiences and a younger version of yours truly, and that’s Tuco Benedicto Pacífico Juan María Ramírez, also known as “The Ugly” as far as the title is concerned.

Quick with a gun and with his mouth, Tuco inspired many a filmmaker for years to come and being that this is the only film that features the character and that Quentin Tarantino has repeatedly cited it a his favorite film of all time, you can bet that many of the clever, violent, and overall fun characters appearing in Tarantino films wouldn’t have existed if not for “The Rat.” Continue reading