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In Memory of Dina Merrill: 1923-2017

As an actor, Merrill was often called the predecessor to Grace Kelly, though she never came close to achieving Kelly’s level of success in the business.  But, there was much more to Merrill than just acting.  Both her father and her mother were famous for being from moneyed, influential families and Merrill herself married the […]

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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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Oscar Nominations!

On Tuesday, January 24th, the nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards we announced.  Many of the nominees were givens, but there were some surprises (i.e. Nicole Kidman for Lion) and some snubs (Tom Hanks as actor and Clint Eastwood as director for Sully were left out in the cold). For a more detailed account […]

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