Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Wilford Brimley, Actor and Quaker Oats Pitch Man, Dead at 85

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Wilford Brimley, the longtime character actor who appeared in such hit films as Cocoon, The Firm, The Natural and The China Syndrome but is best known as the pitch man for Quaker Oats food products, has died. He was 85.

Brimley passed away at his home in his native Utah, TMZ reported.

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The news site said that Brimley was on dialysis while being treated in an intensive care unit after his health deteriorated in the final days of his life.

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