David Weston

Wikipedia entry: David Weston (born 28 July 1938, London) is an English actor, director and author. Since graduating from RADA in 1961[1] (having won the Silver Medal for that year)[2] he has acted in numerous film, television and stage productions, including twenty-seven plays in Shakespeare‘s canon. With Michael Croft he was a founder member of […]

Michael Jayston

  Michael Jayston was born on October 29, 1935 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Michael James. He is an actor, known for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971),Emmerdale (1972) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1972). He has been married to Elizabeth Ann Smithson since 1978. They have two children. He was previously married to Heather Mary Sneddon […]

Mort Sahl

Wikipedia entry: Sahl is a Canadian-born American comedian and social satirist, considered to be the first modern stand-up comedian since Will Rogers, a humorist in the early 20th century. Sahl pioneered a style of social satire which pokes fun at political and current event topics using improvised monologues and only a newspaper as a prop. […]

Sean Garrison

Sean Garrison. Wikipedia. The New York City native was signed up by Warner Bros. and launched his acting career in the 1957 episode “A Time to Die” of the ABC/Warner Brothers western television series, Colt .45, starring Wayde Preston. He appeared again on Colt .45 in 1958 as Charles “Chuck” Dudley in the episode “Circle of Fear”. In 1958, he had an uncredited role in the […]


“New York Times” obituary from 2013. Renowned for her lustrous voice, Claramae Turner sang more than 100 times with the Metropolitan Opera. But she is best known — or, more precisely, best unknown — for having introduced “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” the sentimental ballad indelibly associated with Tony Bennett. That song, with […]

Kevin Corcoran

    Kevin Corcoran was a very popular child actor in  Disney movies of the late 1950s and very early 1960s.  He died in 2015 at the age of 66. “Guardian” obituary: The name Walt Disney immediately conjures up Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse cartoons, as well as perennially popular animated features such as The Jungle Book […]

Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley was born in 1963 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known forPerfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), The World’s End (2013) and Kill List (2011). He is married to Miranda Sawyer. They have one childIn 1993 he was a runner up at the So You Think You’re Funny competition at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Was a […]

Ronald Lacey

IMDB Entry: Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was delivered at The Royal Court in 1962’s “Chips With Everything”. Lacey […]

Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett obituary in “The Guardian” January 2020. Tony Garnett was born on April 3, 1936 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. He is a producer and actor, known for Beautiful Thing (1996), Kes (1969) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).  In 1962 he starred in “The Boys”.   Tony Garnett, who has died aged 83, was a hugely influential creator of […]

Rip Torn

Rip Torn obituary in “The Guardian” in 2019. Although Rip Torn, who has died aged 88, had almost as silly a name as Slim Pickens, Stepin Fetchit and Parkyakarkus, he was a major actor whose powerful presence was felt in films, TV and on stage for more than 60 years. He became most widely known as […]