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 Posted:   Apr 1, 2024 - 12:22 AM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

Alas, Barbara Rush has passed aged 97.

Jordan Charney turns 87 today.

 
 Posted:   Apr 1, 2024 - 12:22 AM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

US actor Lee Van Cleef is 99. He made his film debut in High Noon (1952), followed by Gunfight at the OK Corral (1957), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), For A Few Dollars More (1965), The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966), Death Rides A Horse (1967), Sabata (1969), The Return of Sabata (1971), The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972), The Shining (1980), Escape From New York (1981), Transformers: The Movie (1986), Scent Of A Woman (1992), Armageddon (1998) and Shakespeare In Love (1998).

Van Cleef recently joined his former The Good, The Bad & The Ugly co-stars Clint Eastwood (93) and Eli Wallach (an incredible 101) for a New York screening of the film.

Here he is with James Mason and Gina Lollobrigida in Bad Man's River (1971).

 
 Posted:   Apr 1, 2024 - 12:52 AM   
 By:   Eric Paddon   (Member)

April fool with the above!

 
 Posted:   Apr 1, 2024 - 2:00 AM   
 By:   Bill Carson, Earl of Poncey   (Member)

Litefoot you nearly had me checking my own memory there. For the record, Lee died December 1989 aged only 64 years), in Oxnard, California.

 
 Posted:   Apr 3, 2024 - 2:30 PM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

William Gaunt - the last of The Champions - is 87 today!



And Don Hastings, who played Dr. Robert "Bob" Hughes on US soap As The World Turns for 50 years, is 90.

 
 Posted:   Apr 3, 2024 - 2:59 PM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

Litefoot you nearly had me checking my own memory there. For the record, Lee died December 1989 aged only 64 years), in Oxnard, California.

And I was so disappointed no one asked who he played in The Shining and Shakespeare in Love. Oh well smile

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 5, 2024 - 2:37 AM   
 By:   Prince Damian   (Member)

Italian actor/stuntman Giovanni Cianfriglia (Ken Wood) is 89.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 5, 2024 - 3:52 AM   
 By:   Graham Watt   (Member)

The amazing Roger Corman is 98 today!

 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2024 - 9:14 AM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

Lando Calrissian is 87 today. Happy Birthday Billy Dee Williams!

And somehow, Caron Marsh Doll has reached 105. She was one of Judy Garland's stand-ins in The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Ziegfeld Girl (1941).

 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2024 - 12:18 PM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

New entry! Roy Thinnes celebrates his 86th birthday, a.k.a David Vincent from THE INVADERS (1967). He was also in General Hospital (1963-65), Journey To The Far Side Of The Sun (1969), Airport 1975 (1974), The Hindenberg (1975), The X-Files (1996) and A Beautiful Mind (2001).

Here he is in The Invaders.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2024 - 2:18 PM   
 By:   Prince Damian   (Member)

Well slap me senseless. I thought Mr. Thinnes was long gone.

 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2024 - 2:58 PM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

New entry! Roy Thinnes celebrates his 86th birthday, a.k.a David Vincent from THE INVADERS (1967)

Good for him! He was still smart as a whip on the Invaders commentaries.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2024 - 5:52 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Well slap me senseless. I thought Mr. Thinnes was long gone.

Yes considering he was in search of a shortcut that he never found! eek

 
 Posted:   Apr 7, 2024 - 11:30 AM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

US director Ted Kotcheff (First Blood) turns 93 today.

Eileen Fulton, another actor who appeared in US soap As the World Turns for 50 years (1799 episodes), is 90.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 4:40 AM   
 By:   Prince Damian   (Member)

Ex Hercules Samson Burke has turned 95!

 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 6:54 AM   
 By:   DavidCorkum   (Member)

US actor Lee Van Cleef is 99
Van Cleef recently joined his former The Good, The Bad & The Ugly co-stars Clint Eastwood (93) and Eli Wallach (an incredible 101) for a New York screening of the film.


This might be a little mixed up. Other internet sources state that Van Cleef died in 1989 at age 64, and Eli Wallach in 2014 at age 98.

 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 7:07 AM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

US actor Lee Van Cleef is 99
Van Cleef recently joined his former The Good, The Bad & The Ugly co-stars Clint Eastwood (93) and Eli Wallach (an incredible 101) for a New York screening of the film.


This might be a little mixed up. Other internet sources state that Van Cleef died in 1989 at age 64, and Eli Wallach in 2014 at age 98.


That was my April Fools post for last Monday David. big grin

 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 7:26 AM   
 By:   DavidCorkum   (Member)


That was my April Fools post for last Monday David. big grin


Whoops! I guess I'm the Fool! Wouldn't be the first time.

 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 12:03 PM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

French director Jean-Paul Rappeneau (Cyrano De Bergerac) is 92 today.

US actor Jerry Lacy is 88. He appeared throughout the supernatural US soap Dark Shadows (1967-71) and played Humphrey Bogart in Woody Allen's Play It Again, Sam (1972, below).

 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2024 - 2:05 PM   
 By:   litefoot   (Member)

New entry! US actor Richard Benjamin is 86. His first lead role was in Goodbye, Columbus (1969), followed by Catch-22 (1970), Westworld (1973), The Sunshine Boys (1975), He also directed The Money Pit (1986), My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) and Mermaids (1990). His wife of 62 years, Paula Prentiss (86) is also on the list.

Here he is being hunted by Yul Brynner's gunslinger in Westworld (1973).



I knew I'd get one wrong eventually. I called it two months early. May 22 not March 22. roll eyes

 
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