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'Deliverance'

Mountain Man Actor Dies

12/2/2011 8:52 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Bill McKinney
-- who starred in the famous "Squeal like a pig" scene in "Deliverance" (below) -- has died after a battle with lung cancer.

McKinney's Facebook page contains a statement ... reading, "Today our dear Bill McKinney passed away at Valley Presbyterian Hospice."

The statement continues, "An avid smoker for 25 years of his younger life, he died of cancer of the esophagus. He was 80 and still strong enough to have filmed a Doritos commercial 2 weeks prior to his passing, and he continued to work on his biography with his writing partner."

Aside from playing the crazy, rapist Mountain Man in "Deliverance" -- he also starred in 7 Clint Eastwood flicks ... including "The Outlaw Josey Wales."

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46.

dan6907    

"...that man scared me enough to never go hiking in the mountains." How idiotic; your chances of being raped in the city are infinitely higher.

983 days ago
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JimmydeansausageCo.    

Someone should make Jay-Z squeal like a pig

944 days ago
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