Jack Scott

Jack Scott. Wikipedia. Jack Scott (born Giovanni Domenico Scafone Jr.; January 24, 1936 – December 12, 2019) was a Canadian-American singer and songwriter. He was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011 and was called “undeniably the greatest Canadian rock and roll singer of all time.” Scott spent his early childhood in Windsor, Ontario, across the river […]

Marian Seldes

Marian Seldes. “Playbill” obituary in 2014. Her brother Timothy Seldes said in a statement, “It is with deep sadness that I share the news that my dear sister Marian Seldes has died. She was an extraordinary woman whose great love of the theater, teaching and acting was surpassed only by her deep love for her family.” Even […]

Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck. Wikipedia. Thomas William Selleck (/ˈsɛlɪk/; born January 29, 1945[1]) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988), as Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby, and as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in Blue Bloods on CBS since 2010. Selleck also had a recurring role as Lance […]

Rodrigo Santoro

Rodrigo Santoro. Wikipedia. Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁoˈdɾiɡu sɐ̃ˈtoɾu]; born 22 August 1975) is a Brazilian actor and voice actor. He has appeared in many successful movies, including Brainstorm (2001), Carandiru (2003), Love Actually (2003), Che (2008), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009), and Rio (2011). He is perhaps most famous for his portrayal of Persian King Xerxes in the movie 300 (2006) and its sequel 300: Rise of an Empire (2014). […]

Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi. Wikipedia. Greta Scacchi received a BAFTA nomination for her role in Heat and Dust (1983). For her portrayal of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russiain the television film, Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny (1996), she won a Primetime Emmy Award and earned a Golden Globenomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2006, Scacchi received a second Emmy nomination for her role in the television film Broken Trail, […]

Nancy Kovack

Nancy Kovack. Wikipedia. Born in Flint, Michigan, Kovack is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Kovach. Her father was the manager of a General Motorsplant.  She enrolled at the University of Michigan when she was 15 years old and graduated by age 19. She was an active participant in beauty contests, winning eight titles by the time […]

Gerard Harper

BFI Screenonline As out-of-time adventurer and swordsman Adam Adamant, Gerald Harper cut a swathe through swinging ’60s London, having earlier established his particular brand of upper crust gentility in a string of stage and film performances. Although originally intending to train as a doctor, he became interested in acting while still at school, eventually attending RADA upon […]

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer. Obituary. LOS ANGELES — Oscar-winning actress Norma Shearer, acclaimed as the ‘Grand Lady of Hollywood’ during the movie industry’s golden age in the 1920s and 1930s, died Sunday of natural causes, it was announced Monday. She was about 80. Miss Shearer, the widow of MGM boy wonder Irving Thalberg, died quietly at the Motion […]

Jean Butler

Jean Butler. Wikipedia. Jean Butler was born in Mineola, New York. Her mother, Josephine, is from County Mayo in Ireland. She has a sister, Cara. She started ballet and tap classes at the age of four. She eventually quit both. She began Irish dance lessons at the age of six, which she quit promptly. “I hated it,” she says. […]