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LA Times Airbrushes Peter Graves’ Naked Paedophile

NICE old guy that Peter Graves has died. We’d see him at the Gelsons supermarket in Pacific Palisades, pushing around the shopping cart, buying his own groceries, writes Anorak’s Man in LA.

Everyone knew him from Mission: Impossible and the A&E Bioography series, but his true immortality was from the movie Airplane! in which he played the perverted airline pilot who says to a kid visiting the cockpit:

“You ever seen a grown man naked?”

That was the famous line, right? So why does the LA Times, his hometown daily, write that Praves played a “bumbling” pilot whose “one liners” included:

“Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?”

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Posted: 15th, March 2010 | In: Celebrities | Comment