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Old 19 July 2018, 09:30 PM
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Icon106 Inspiration behind Robin Williams' DJ in 'Good Morning Vietnam' dies at 79

Adrian Cronauer, the American disc jockey whose military stint became the inspiration for Robin Williams in "Good Morning Vietnam," has died. He was 79 years old.

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Meanwhile, Robin Williams would have been 67 if he were still alive, so about twelve years younger; Good Morning Vietnam came out in 1987 which means when he was filming it, he'd have been ten years older than Cronauer was in reality (since the film was apparently set in 1965). Yet Cronauer outlived him...
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Meanwhile, Robin Williams would have been 67 if he were still alive, so about twelve years younger; Good Morning Vietnam came out in 1987 which means when he was filming it, he'd have been ten years older than Cronauer was in reality (since the film was apparently set in 1965). Yet Cronauer outlived him...
I was thinking something similar, but didn't do the maths. While it usual for teenagers to be played but someone older, usually adults are played to someone younger. If there is any change at all, by my calculations.
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