Robert Tessier...legit bad ass...appreciation thread

Aside from being Big Jake in Sidehackers and Chief Thor in Starcrash, Robert Tessier served in the armed forces and saw action in Korea as a paratrooper and earning both a Silver Star and a Purple Heart, and in addition was an accomplished motorcycle rider and circus stunt performer.

He also was in three Burt Reynolds films…The Longest Yard, Hooper and Cannonball Run.

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Also Future Force, and he was on an episode of The Master (of Master Ninja I and II fame). Oooooh, also Manimal!

And he just looked like a badass!

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And he has a Bacon number of 2.

Robert Tessier

was in

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze

with

William Lucking

who was in

The River Wild

with

Kevin Bacon

and this is just one of several combinations.

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@JakeGittes you complete me!

Also, I think someone needs to make a “number two” crack here…

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Heh heh heh. “Number two, crack.”

…is that not what you meant?

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To be fair, everyone in the 70s was in at least three Burt Reynolds films. I was born in 1977 and I’m still in Smokey and the Bandit, Semi-Tough and Starting Over.

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