Death of George C. Scott

October 18, 1927 - September 22, 1999
Westlake Village, California | Age 71

American actor who portrayed General Patton dies at 71
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George C. Scott, the American actor who refused to accept an Oscar, died aged 71 at his home in Westlake Village, northwest of Los Angeles, on Thursday.

Scott captivated audiences in roles ranging from the dangerously explosive American World War II General Patton in 1970 to General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film "Dr. Strangelove."

Patton won him an Academy Award which he turned down, calling the Oscars "a two hour meat parade."

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