Reni Santoni

Reni Santoni (Wikipedia) Reni Santoni was born in 1939 and is an American film, television and voice actor. He died in August 2020 aged 83. Santoni was born in New York City of French and Spanish descent, and began his career in Off-Broadway theatre. His first significant film role was an uncredited appearance in the 1964 film The Pawnbroker(starring Rod Steiger), in which he played […]

Murray Rose

Murray Rose (Wikipedia) Murray Rose was born in 1939 and was an Australian swimmer, actor, sports commentator and marketing executive. He was a six-time Olympic medalist (four gold, one silver, one bronze), and at one time held the world records in the 400-metre, 800-metre, and 1500-metre freestyle (long course). He made his Olympic debut at the 1956 […]

Simon Shepard

Simon Shepherd (Wikipedia) Simon Shepherd is an English actor best known to TV audiences from many appearances, including as Dr Will Preston in five series of ITV‘s Peak Practice and Doctor Jonathan Barling in Casualty in Five Days. Shepherd was born in Bristol. He went to school at Clifton College in Bristol and was a contemporary of the director Roger Michell in Brown’s House. He […]

Mark Bonnar

Mark Bonnar (Wikipedia) Mark Bonnar was born in 1968 is a Scottish actor known for his roles as Duncan Hunter in Shetland, Bruno Jenkins in Casualty, Detective Finney in Psychoville, DCC Mike Dryden in Line of Duty, Colin Osborne in Unforgotten, Townsend in Battlefield 1 and Field in Summer of Rockets. On television, Bonnar has appeared as Peter Mayhew in BBC1‘s New Blood and Chris in […]

David Jacobs

David Jacobs obituary in “The Guardian” in 2013. David Jacobs who has died aged 87, was a radio and television broadcaster of considerable versatility and spirit. He was a reassuring presence whether introducing new pop records on BBC television’s Juke Box Jury (1959-67) or keeping politicians and other pontificators politely but firmly in line on Radio 4’s […]

Kitty Bluett

Kitty Bluett was born in 1916 in Australia. She is best known for her partnership with Ted Ray on the long running BBC programme “Ray’s A Laugh”.

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper (Wikipedia) Alice Cooper was born in 1948) and is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, deadly snakes, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers alike to […]

Angela Scoular

Angela Scoular obituary in “The Guardian” in 2011. Angela Scoular who has died aged 65 after reportedly taking her own life, was known as the wife of the actor Leslie Phillips, but she also had several acting roles of her own that brought her public attention. She twice played a “Bond girl”. First, she took the […]

Eamon Boland

Eamon Boland (Wikipedia) Eamon Boland was born in 1947 in Manchester, Lancashire) is an English actor. He has played Tony Walker in Casualty, Frank O’Connor in Coronation Street, Gerry Hollis in Kinsey, Jim Gray in The Chief and Phil Fox in Fox.[3][4] He has also appeared in The Gentle Touch, The Bill, Stay Lucky, Soldier Soldier, The Grand, Peak Practice, Brookside, Doctors, Early Doors, Spearhead and Holby City. He had a regular role as Dennis, a […]