Who died this date in 2002...James Harrison Coburn III, an American actor, featured in more than 70 films, largely action roles, and who made 100 television appearances during a 45-year career ultimately winning an Academy Award in 1998 for his supporting role as Glen Whitehouse in Affliction.
A capable, rough-hewn leading man, his toothy grin and lanky physique
made him a perfect tough guy in numerous leading and supporting roles in
westerns and action films such as The Magnificent Seven, Hell Is for
Heroes, The Great Escape, Charade, Our Man Flint, read more here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Coburn
p.s. YOUR EDITOR LOVED HIM AS THE CON MAN IN "HARD TIMES" WITH CHARLES BRONSON and STROTHER MARTIN---this film is a real gem and is one for your bucket list.