Billy Dee Williams

William December “Billy Dee” Williams Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, voice actor, and artist. He is best known as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise, first in the early 1980s, and nearly forty years later in The Rise of Skywalker (2019), marking one of the longest intervals between onscreen portrayals of a character by the same actor in American film […]

Kate Fahy

Katherine Fahy is a stage and film actress from Dublin. She studied drama at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and then joined its Young Vic Theatre Company. Later on she joined the Everyman Theatre Liverpool Company, where she met actor Jonathan Pryce. She made her theatre directorial debut on January 2010 with Wet Weather Cover, a play written by Oliver Cotton.[1] In 2017, she was in […]

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Pearl Carr obituary in “The Guardian” in 2020. In 1959 the husband and wife duo of Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson were invited to look at songs with which they could represent the UK in the fourth staging of the Eurovision song contest. These were pleasant ballads that owed nothing to the prevailing climate of rock and […]

Russ Conway

Russ Conway obituary in “The Guardian” in 2000. The honky-tonk pianist and composer Russ Conway, who has died of cancer aged 75, enjoyed a great British chart success in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His biggest hit was Side Saddle (1959). He emerged during a hiatus in popular music, before exportable British rock took […]

Denise Black

English actress and singer Denise Black’s diverse career has spanned several critically acclaimed television and stage performances. Best known for her role as Denise Osbourne on Coronation Street, Black has also appeared as Hazel Tyler in Queer as Folk and its follow-up series, Cucumber, and as Joanie Wright in Emmerdale. Her other TV appearances include […]

Sean Barrett

Sean Barrett. Wikipedia He began acting as a child appearing on BBC children’s television and in films such as Bang! You’re Dead, A Cry from the Streets, War and Peace, The Genie and Four Sided Triangle. Years later he made many appearances in television and films including ITV Television Playhouse, Z-Cars, The Wednesday Play, Cast a Giant Shadow, Emergency-Ward 10, Chronicle, Armchair Theatre, Hell Boats, Moonstrike, Attack on the Iron Coast, Softly, Softly, The Terrorists, Robin […]