Edward Judd

Edward Judd was born in Shangai in 1932.   His career peak was in the mid 1960’s.   He starred in one classic science fiction “The Day the Earth Caught Fire”.   He…

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Ian McShane

Ian McShane (Wikipedia) Ian McShane is known for his television performances, particularly the title role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994) and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–2006) and its 2019 film continuation, the original series garnering him…

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David Kelly

David Kelly obituary in “The Guardian” in 2012 David Kelly had a long theatrical career before he starred in some early  RTE television series.   In 1980 he scored a personal triumph…

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Burt Reynolds

The Guardian obituary. In 1972, the year of his breakthrough in Deliverance, widely regarded as his best work, he became America’s first male centrefold, appearing nude in Cosmopolitan. The magazine sold 1.5m…

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Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker (TCM Overview) Carroll Baker was a graduate of the Actors Studio in New York and made her first film in 1955 as the daughter of Rock Hudson and…

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Carol White

Carol White Carol White was one of the gifted young actors who rose to prominence with the rise of British cinema in the 1960’s.   She made a huge impact in…

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Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken. TCM Overview Christopher Walken has to be included in the Top Ten Favourite Actors of any self respecting movie buff.   He continues to surprise with his quirky characters…

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Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson. TCM Overview. Brendan Gleeson has the unique distinction of playing both the great Irish hero Michael Collins and his often times adversary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.   He…

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Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda was born in Nebraska and began his career on the New York stage.   He made his first film “The Faromer Take a Wife” in 1935 and over the…

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Irene Papas

Irene Papas (Wikipedia) Papas won Best Actress awards in 1961 at the Berlin International Film Festival for Antigone and in 1971 from the National Board of Review for The Trojan Women. She received career awards in 1993,…

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