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Fri Oct 30, 2015, 11:14 PM

‘Happy Days’ star 'Big Al' Molinaro dies at 96, Variety reports

Source: Dalas Morning News

The actor who played Big Al Delvecchio on the Happy Days sitcom has died, Variety reports.

He was 96.

His son reportedly confirmed Molinaro had gallstones and elected not to have a surgical procedure because of his age.

Molinaro played Big Al Delvecchio on the classic TV series.

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/local-news/20151030-happy-days-star-big-al-molinaro-dies-at-96-variety-reports.ece

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TexasTowelie Oct 2015 OP
BeyondGeography Oct 2015 #1
oberliner Oct 2015 #2
TwilightGardener Oct 2015 #3
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Gidney N Cloyd Oct 2015 #14
SwankyXomb Oct 2015 #16
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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Oct 30, 2015, 11:19 PM

1. Wow, that guy made it to 96?

He looked unhealthy 40 years ago.

What a mug. Do they even make faces like that anymore?

RIP, Big Al.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Oct 30, 2015, 11:22 PM

2. He was great on The Odd Couple

 

Very funny actor.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Oct 30, 2015, 11:49 PM

3. Aw. RIP, Big Al. "Happy Days" was a big chunk of my childhood TV watching.

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #3)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 12:27 AM

6. RIP big Al!

 

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 12:19 AM

4. He was a

teevee staple back in the day.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 12:19 AM

5. Rest in peace

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 12:28 AM

7. He'll always be Murray the Cop to me.

 

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 12:56 AM

8. Murray the Cop... no more?

 





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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 01:12 AM

9. Always seemed so sweet.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 01:23 AM

10. RIP Big Al.

Weezer - Buddy Holly with special guest Big Al

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 01:41 AM

11. How's the fish Al?

Weezer music video for Buddy Holly.....funny.


Peace

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 02:51 AM

12. RIP Big Al

I remember him from Happy Days. He lived a very long life.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 08:02 AM

13. RIP, Al

Thanks for all the laffs

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 10:14 AM

14. Yehhhhhhp yep yep yep yep yep yep.

He was the Swanson (on edit, it was On-Cor) frozen dinner guy for a long while, too.

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #14)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 04:35 PM

16. He also appeared occasionally

as Al's twin brother, Father Anthony.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Oct 31, 2015, 11:23 AM

15. Wow.

Just seeing this. I didn't realize he was still around considering some of the original cast still pop up now and then.

R.I.P. and thanks for your contribution to so many classic and fun shows!

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