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Flea is a wonderful actor

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by tappingtrance, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. tappingtrance

    tappingtrance Cooke Harvey Gold Supporting Member

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    Saw the premiere of "Lowdown" at Sundance Film Festival last night. Flea plays a strung out trumpeter, good friend of jazz pianist Joe Albany. Flea is believable, sorrowful and a good character. He could give up his day job.
  2. Jiker75

    Jiker75 The Moon Machine Gold Supporting Member

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    He has been acting since the early 80's and he is pretty good in everything I've seen him in.
    I agree.
  3. the_stone

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    "We believe in nothing, Lebowski!"
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    "Come on McFly, what are ya.........chicken"
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    "The Chase" is the only thing I can really remember him from, and I didn't like him so much in that - probably because the loud, over-the-top character he played. It's been years since I've seen it though, so I might have a different evaluation of his actual talent to pull off that character now than I did at 13 years old.
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    Jiker75 The Moon Machine Gold Supporting Member

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    The LSD lovin' hippy in fear and loathing.
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    Clouz The Ayatollah of Jack and Cola Supporting Member

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    Yeah Suburbia is mainly the movie i know him for as an actor.

    Anthony Kiedis is in a very short scene of Stallone's F.I.S.T. playing Stallone's son. He's a teen, that's pre-RHCP by a few years. I just mention ti for trivia, I hate Anthony Kiedis.
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    10:35 in the OP's video, Flea's wearing the famous Brother's Cup jacket.
  13. the_stone

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    He was also the tattoo guy in "Son-In-Law" (an old Pauly Shore movie).

    Actress-girl-main-character getting a tattoo: "Does it hurt?"

    Flea: "It's better...than a kick in the face with a golf shoe."
  14. jay440

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    He certainly is a wonderful Actor...

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    I just love that my usa ebmm sub looks a lot like his bass in the superbowl lol
    Matt black, black headstock, black pg, rosewood board. Except I actually have to plug mine in.... his bass was so loud he didn't need an amp!
  16. Redhotbassist

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    Ah, he's back playing a Modulus!




    ...Unplugged... :scowl:
  17. kikstand454

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    Flea was great as "Needles " in the Back to Future series!

    Weren't he and Anthony in Point Break also?
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    ouch
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    I figured that the recent posts in this thread were about the Superbowl. The performance was a "live" performance, but pre-recorded. No way the NFL is going to put any rock star on live TV with a mic to represent their brand. Their pants were probably glued on, too.
  20. peledog

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    You're probably right.

    Also, Flea had a part in 'My Own Private Idaho'. Great flick.

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