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“And to my 4 year old self, the voice of Scott Tracy, the aural embodiment of decency & daring.Amazing career.The three time Bond actor has died at the age of 89.

“Shane was a lovely man.He played the Thunderbird 1 pilot in the original 1964-1966 series, and even drafted the story for the penultimate episode, Ricochet.[Delicious Yoshi Sudarso 8211]

Rimmer appeared in three James Bond movies; Diamonds Are Forever, You Only Live Twice and The Spy Who Loved Me.A fine actor with an amazing career involving a whole string of films & TV shows that are very, very dear to my heart.

Sothcott wrote: “RIP that fine character actor SHANE RIMMER – a great face (and voice) in some of the best loved family films of the 70s: THE SPY WHO LOVED ME, WARLORDS OF ATLANTIS, STAR WARS.[RETIRED Why The Early Sanders REAL REASON Barry]

“My sincere condolences to Sheila, his widow, who I had the great pleasure to meet several times, along with Shane.”

Writer Colin Smith posted: “RIP Shane Rimmer.Thunderbirds.But it’s for his voice work as Scott Tracy in Gerry Anderson’s iconic Thunderbirds for which he is perhaps best-remembered.

His death was marked on Twitter by Bond expert Mark O’Connell and producer Jonathan Sothcott.[Returning Is To Abigail Spencer Grey8217s Anatomy]

According to the official Gerry Anderson website, he has passed away at the age of 89.

“I was lucky enough to meet him a few years ago and he was a charming gentlemen who was very happy to chat all things 007.Thank you.”

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.He was also briefly in the original Star Wars film A New Hope, as well as Superman II.He was so kind and modest and unassuming, despite his legendary status in fandom.[Gunn Twitter Tout James With Returns 8216Brightburn8217 Trailer To]

O’Connell wrote: “Four Bond bullets, three SUPERMAN movies, one STAR WARS, a ROLLERBALL, a DR STRANGELOVE and Scott Tracy…

“RIP to the godfather of “I know that guy” casting – Mr Shane Rimmer.”

Bond collector Reuben Wakeman said: “Really sad to hear of the passing of Shane Rimmer.RIP Mr Rimmer

ITV’s Mike Griffiths said: “Sad to hear Shane Rimmer, who played Scott Tracy in Thunderbirds, has died.My hero.Unforgettable voice!”

And puppet-maker Duncan Willis wrote: “So sad to hear news of the passing of Shane Rimmer.
Source: http://celebgossipnews.co/shane-rimmer-dead-thunderbirds-scott-tracy-james-bond-star-dies-age-89/

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