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Obituary: James Rebhorn, character actor, dies at 65

Washington Post - 23 Mar 2014
James Rebhorn, one of the busiest character actors in New York and Hollywood who specialized in flawed authority figures, including the bipolar father of a CIA agent in the Showtime series “Homeland,” died March 21 at his home in South Orange, N.J. He ...
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We need a Jewish action hero now more than ever

AV Club - 19 Dec 2017
My favorite scene in Independence Day is probably the stupidest. Late in the film, as the aliens make their final push against humanity, Judd Hirsch's character huddles deep inside a bunker. He's wearing a kippah and holding a siddur. He asks James ...
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'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Obituary

Hollywood Reporter - 24 Mar 2014
As Hollywood mourns James Rebhorn, who played the father of Claire Danes' character (troubled CIA officer Carrie Mathison) on the Showtime drama Homeland, the veteran character actor said farewell in his own words by writing his obituary himself ...
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Homeland Actor James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Obituary

TIME - 25 Mar 2014
Actor James Rebhorn — who had roles in Homeland, Meet The Parents, My Cousin Vinny and Independence Day — died on Friday at the age of 65, from melanoma. The veteran actor worked in show business for 50 years, with dozens of parts to his name, and he ...
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James Rebhorn, in his own words

CNN - 26 Mar 2014
Before he died Friday, it seems, James Rebhorn wrote his own obituary. St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Jersey City, New Jersey, has shared a letter titled "His Life, According to Jim" that's signed by the actor and dated March 2014. According to the ...
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The Cast of 'Scent of a Woman,' Then and Now

Hollywood Reporter - 23 Dec 2017
James Rebhorn. Screengrab; Getty Images. James Rebhorn played Mr. Trask, the headmaster of Baird School, which Charlie attends. During his prolific five-decade career, Rebhorn was memorable as the district attorney that sent Jerry, Elaine, George and ...
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Out Damned Spot: What Actor James Rebhorn Says to Us

Huffington Post - 03 Apr 2014
Although Lady Macbeth says “out damned spot” probably to a blood stain she thinks she has on her hands, it's a more damned spot when it represents a malignant melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers. Melanomas, usually associated with sun exposure, are ...
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He Speaks With Authority

America Magazine - 16 Jan 2018
Someone who speaks with authority combines clarity of vision and compelling experience. A superb example appears in the movie “Scent of a Woman.” Early in the film, Charlie Simms (Chris O'Donnell) catches sight a group of pranksters at the elite prep ...
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Read Actor James Rebhorn's Self-Written Obituary

Vulture - 25 Mar 2014
"James Robert Rebhorn was born on Sept. 1, 1948, in Philadelphia, PA. His mother, Ardell Frances Rebhorn, nee Hoch, loved him very much and supported all his dreams." As if it wasn't impressive enough to achieve show business success for decades ...
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'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Emotional Obituary

Mashable - 26 Mar 2014
James Rebhorn, the character actor who died last week after battling skin cancer, left behind a self-written obituary detailing the heartfelt impact that his closest relatives, mentors and colleagues had on his personal life and career. Rebhorn is ...
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James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Obituary

Huffington Post - 25 Mar 2014
In a touching obituary he wrote for himself, actor James Rebhorn didn't spend much time talking about his career on stage and screen. Instead, he wrote of the mother who “taught him the value of good manners and courtesy,” the father who informed him ...
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James Rebhorn obituary

The Guardian - 24 Mar 2014
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Ardell (nee Hoch) and James. His father made tools and later worked as a salesman. Rebhorn was educated at Madison Heights high school in Anderson, Indiana. He studied political science at Wittenberg ...
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Late Actor James Rebhorn Pens His Own Obituary

Entertainment Tonight - 26 Mar 2014
Before his death, and believing his melanoma to be terminal, Rebhorn managed to pen his own obituary. "James Robert Rebhorn was born on Sept. 1, 1948, in Philadelphia, PA. His mother, Ardell Frances Rebhorn, nee Hoch, loved him very much and supported ...
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Actor James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Heartwrenching Obituary

TV Guide - 25 Mar 2014
Actor James Rebhorn, who passed away at age 65 last week after a long battle with skin cancer, wrote his own obituary before he died. (Warning: don't read further unless you have a tissue handy.) "Jim was fortunate enough to earn his living doing what ...

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