Friday, May 15, 2009

Bud

I was thinking I might write something about Bud Tingwell dying. Not much point now when everyone else has, so here are links to various blogmates' tributes. 'One of nature's gentlemen' is a term often bandied around, but it would seem like Bud was a person who really fitted the bill.

I will remember him best for his reading of various things, not particularly about his on screen work.

http://blog.televisionau.com/2009/05/charles-bud-tingwell.html

http://ourgreatsouthernland.blogspot.com/2009/05/vale-charles-bud-tingwell.html

http://blog.andyblume.com/?p=3000 Andy has a really nice photo.

http://some14me.blogspot.com/2009/05/charles-bud-tingwell-1917-2009.html

4 comments:

  1. Apparently he was in some films with Margaret Rutherford, you know. (I only know this because Jayne told me.)

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  2. Sadly to lose another Australian screen legend. I have also post my tribute to Bud on my blog website:
    http://jazersblog.blogspot.com/2009/05/vale-charles-bud-tingwell-1917-2009.html

    I still can't believe that he has done so much for the Australian Television and Film industries. RIP mate, you'll be missed!

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  3. Brian, I believe he was the Inspector in Miss Marple.

    Thanks Jazer. I will have a good look at your site next.

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  4. He was just so NICE and POLITE and PLEASANT.
    Egads, he had MANNERS, too!!!!
    Which is really sad that those are the attributes to stand out in this day and age.

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