Tuesday, September 2, 2008

RIP Jerry Reed

He had a long and fruitful career in both music and movies, but I will always think of Jerry Reed as the scalawag Coach Beaulieu in Adam Sandler's The Waterboy. He passed away today from complications from emphysema at age 71. Godspeed, Jerry.
His spot-on performance as Beaulieu sets the tone at the outset of the film:

And here's his biggest hit - Amos Moses:

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