Roberts Blossom

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Character actor Roberts Blossom was always memorable as the on-screen curmudgeonly coot. Blossom appeared in The Great Gatsby, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Escape from Alcatraz, but was perhaps best known for playing Marley, Kevin McCallister's reclusive, snow-shoveling neighbor in Home Alone. He was 87.

  1. July 13, 2011 -

    Sad to hear it--lovely portrait of him.