Movie Wisdom – Jan-Michael Vincent Edition

9 Mar

Several years ago, I wrote this post about Jan-Michael Vincent. With his passing, I decided to repost it.

SBI: A Thinning Crowd

In the 1970s, he was on the cusp of movie stardom. He costarred alongside John Wayne, one of the most popular movie stars of all time. He also costarred alongside Burt Reynolds, one of the most popular movie stars of the time. He was in Damnation Alley, one of my favorite dystopian movies. In the 1980s, he had his own series and was reported to be the highest paid person on television. However, I have been wondering whatever happened to Jan-Michael Vincent.Jan Michael Vincent

Somewhere, his career went sideways and into the B-Movie realm. According to Wikipedia, he has had serious health issues and lives near Vicksburg, Mississippi. To remember Vincent’s career, we will look at the wisdom to be gained from a few of his films.

From The Undefeated

If I can’t have the whole dog, I don’t want the tail!

From Bite the Bullet

To be a cowpuncher…

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2 Responses to “Movie Wisdom – Jan-Michael Vincent Edition”

  1. jcalberta March 11, 2019 at 17:53 #

    It’s tragic what he did to himself. A cautionary tale.

    • Rick March 11, 2019 at 19:49 #

      Without a doubt.

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