TIL that Oliver Reed (actor who played Proximo in the Movie Gladiator) died during filming of a heart attack. He became ill after allegedly drinking 3 bottles of Captain Morgan, 8 German beers, cognac, and numerous shots of whiskey at a pub in Malta. The pub was renamed “Ollie’s last pub.”

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  1. I still enjoy his singing in the movie version of Tommy (the Ken Russel film)

    He sort of bellows off-key, but it works for the character

    He’s forgotten more good-times than I’ll ever have.

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