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In Memory of Roger Moore: 1927-2017

Known mostly for playing James Bond for the longest string of consecutive films…seven in total…Moore was more than just the super spy 007.  Made famous for the television hit The Saint (1962-1969), he also starred in TVs The Persuaders with Tony Curtis, both pre-James Bond.  But, even though The Saint made him a success, that […]

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In Memory of Powers Boothe: 1948-2017

Starting out with bit parts in movies, Boothe soon also became a staple character actor on both film and television.  Recently, he made himself known to new audiences with roles in 2012’s The Avengers and the Sin City movies (2005, 2014). 24 (TV) The Avengers (also on Blu-ray) Blue Sky Deadwood (TV) The Emerald Forest […]

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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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