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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Ingrid Bergman

Ingrid Bergman won three Oscars, “Gaslight”, “Anastasia” and “Murder on the Orient Express.   She began her career in her native Sweden and became a top Hollywood star in the 1940’s.  …

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Dorothy Malone

Dorothy Malone obituary from “The Guardian” in 2018. The Hollywood star Dorothy Malone, who has died aged 92, appeared in only a handful of works of distinction in a fairly…

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Brenda Fricker

Brenda Fricker TCM Overview Brenda Fricker won an Oscar for her performance as Mrs Brown in “My Left Foot”.   She started her career on RTE’s “Tolka Row” and had a…

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Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan obituary in “The Guardian” in 1999. Frankie Vaughan hailed from Liverpool where he was born in 1928.   He started his career as a pop singer and had such…

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