RIP GEORGE ‘BUCK’ FLOWER
Over at the Mobius Home Video Forums, it was reported that character actor George Buck Flower died in his sleep the night of June 18 at age 66. Flower was a familiar face in the films of John Carpenter, appearing in THE FOG, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, STARMAN, THEY LIVE, VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED and the Showtime anthology movie BODY BAGS (pictured); he also acted in Stan Winstons PUMPKINHEAD, William Lustigs MANIAC COP, Robert Kurtzmans WISHMASTER, Tobe Hoopers SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION, Anthony Hickoxs SUNDOWN and WAXWORK II, CHEERLEADER CAMP (out August 3 on DVD from Anchor Bay), Bill Rebanes THE ALPHA INCIDENT and THE CAPTURE OF BIGFOOT, the first two ILSA movies, SKEETER, 976-EVIL 2 and many others. His last appearance was in Jay Andrews/Jim Wynorskis CURSE OF THE KOMODO. Flower also wrote or co-wrote numerous B-features, including 1976s DRIVE-IN MASSACRE, worked as a producer on 1987s THE NIGHT STALKER (in which he also acted) and several more and served in various other creative/production capacities on a number of films.
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