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In Memory of Tim Pigott-Smith: 1946-2017

A very accomplished British Shakespearean actor, Pigott-Smith had appeared in small roles in several major films, but the main core of his screen acting work was on television.  From Downton Abbey to Midsomer Murders….from Foyle’s War to Poirot…from Inspector Lewis to Inspector Lynley, Pigott-Smith became a very recognized face on the British telly, and eventually across the pond as well. […]

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In Memory of Don Rickles: 1926-2017

Known for being much more acerbic than most comedians, Rickles initially wanted to be an actor but turned to stand-up comedy after he couldn’t get any acting work.  After his career took off, he took the occasional acting job, but it never gave him the level of success that he found with his harsh comedy […]

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In Memory of Bill Paxton: 1955-2017

Able to shift flawlessly between leading man and character actor, Paxton made a mark on Hollywood in some of the most iconic, timeless movies and television productions ever.  His easy-going persona made him incredibly gifted in playing “every man” characters in an array of work across all genres. 2 Guns (also on blu-ray) Aliens Apollo […]

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In Memory of John Hurt: 1940-2017

The multi-talented actor of film and television was best known to American audiences for his iconic scene in Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien as well as David Lynch’s The Elephant Man (1980), where he was nominated for playing the title role.  But, more recently, Hurt became known to a new generation with his role in […]

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