Charles Nelson Reilly

There probably wasn’t anyone in Hollywood quite like Charles Nelson Reilly, who passed away over the weekend. A Tony award winning actor, he spent the 1970’s camping it up on the Match Game and other game shows.

My favourite CNR (trademark: Glacia) moment is his protrayal of celebrated science-fiction author Jose Chung on The X-Files, and its short-lived spin-off Millenium. From the latter, comes this brilliant opening narration from an episode that skewers Scientology:

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3 thoughts on “Charles Nelson Reilly

  1. Excellent.

    This may sound like I’m incredibly naive, but only after reading up on him today did I realize that he was gay. I blame my youth.

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