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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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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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Michael Ballhaus and director Martin Scorsese attending the Untitled New York Review of Books Documentary Screening at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival / Berlinale 2014 on February 14, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Foto:xM.xGolejewskix/xFuturexImage

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In Memory of Michael Ballhaus: 1935-2017

Known mostly for his collaboration with director Martin Scorsese, Oscar-nominated cinematographer Ballhaus also directed movies in his native Germany and unofficially (Ballhaus was billed as cinematographer only) co-directed Under the Cherry Moon with Prince.  Starting with 1985’s After Hours, Ballhaus began a seven-film partnership with Scorsese, which included Goodfellas and the Best Picture of 2007, […]

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