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Chris Penn has died

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[quote]Actor Chris Penn died in Santa Monica. The brother of Sean Penn was 43.

Santa Monica police say there is no sign of foul play in the death of Actor Chris Penn. The actor and brother of Sean Penn was found dead in a Santa Monica residence.

Chris Penn was seen in many movies - including “Reservoir Dogs” “Footloose,” “Corky Romano” and “Mulholland Falls.” Santa Monica police are currently on the scene investigating the circumstances.[/quote]

That is shocking news! Is this genuine? No one else has reported it.


It’s true, a few more articles just popped up.



Being reported here as well. Certainly sounds real.

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Fuck, RIP dude.

All the Reservoir Dogs are slowly coming to pass. There’s a Ex-Tarantino fan on the loose.

very sad time. Our thoughts to the Penn family. :frowning:

Holy shit. Chris Penn was such a cool actor. The guy had loads of talent, he should have been in way more movies. Just sad to see a great actor go at such a young age. I wish his family all the best through this difficult time.

Yeah, GATSU also mentioned it in the T-shirt thread, but I thought the news was worthy of it’s own topic - damn sad news:

US actor Chris Penn, younger brother of Oscar-winner Sean Penn, has died in at an apartment near the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica.

No cause of death was immediately determined but there was no signs of foul play, police sources said. A family spokeswoman confirmed the death and said the Penn family “would appreciate the media’s respect of their privacy during this difficult time”.

Penn, 43, starred in dozens of films.

He played baby-faced criminal Nice Guy Eddie Cabot in director Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and starred along with his brother in the 1986 film At Close Range. He also played Willard Hewitt in Footloose in 1984.

Recently, Penn voiced Officer Eddie Pulaski in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Penn’s body was found inside the four-storey apartment complex after police were called by someone from within the building, police Lieutenant Frank Fabrega said. An autopsy would be conducted to determine the cause of death, authorities said.

Penn’s latest film, The Darwin Awards, was scheduled to premiere tomorrow at the Sundance Film Festival.

Wow , that’s some shocking news right there. RIP Chris :frowning:

He was really young too :frowning:


No… fuck… this guy rocked! Rip Chris Penn… :’(


I am shocked. Damn. :’(

I can’t believe it :’(

Im trying hard to not cry because im at school but if i was at home i would explode in tears… :’( :’( :’( :’(

Someone needs to make some Penn avatars :’(

Ok, I’ll make them


Guys…I’m so sad and shocked… :’(




Damn, this is shocking… :frowning:

RIP Chris


damn that’s not good. I’d have loved to see more of him, he was such a great actor. I loved him in True Romance especially

I heard that right now on tv… :’( :’(

This is still upsetting me. it’s gonna be a grim day for me. What a loss.