Remembering 2016

These lists and reviews are about actors, actresses and others in the profession who have sadly passed away since I started this review site. 

 

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5 David Bowie Movies

Remembering 2016 No 1

Recalling David Bowie’s Acting Career

In honour of the late, great David Bowie, this is a wee list of 5 of his film appearances over the years.

5 Faces of Alan Rickman

Remembering 2016 No 2

Looking back at the actor, the voice and the movies of Alan Rickman

Sadly, Alan Rickman star of stage, screen and the telly box passed away last week.

Wonderful Wogan Moments

Remembering 2016 No 3

5 Wonderful Sir Terry Wogan moments from his telly appearances over the years.

Here’s just a few of my favourites of his roles on the telly..

5 Kennedy Classics

Remembering 2016 No 4

All Roads to Dallas: Reminiscing about George Kennedy

It was sad to hear that, George Kennedy, a great Hollywood star of both the big and wee screen had passed away.

Quartet of Carla Lane Comedies

Remembering 2016 No 5

Returning to a Lane full of memories

As a wee girl in the 1970s and 80s, the writer Carla Lane was synonymous with Britsh comedy with strong female characters.

5 Garry Marshall Gems

Remembering 2016 No 6

Reliving the great movies of Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall was an actor, director, producer and writer and sadly passed away last week. Here’s some of the movies I remembered him for as a director.

Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka

Remembering 2016 No 7

Going back to the Genius of Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka

In remembering Gene Wilder I recall his iconic role as Willy Wonka, a character from the children’s film from the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

A Lovely Lyrical Liesl, Charmian Carr

Remembering 2016 No 8

A Wee Tribute to a Sweet Musical Sound

My post remembers the lovely Charmian Carr, a much loved musical actress from my youth and childhood.

Honouring The Magnificent Robert Vaughn

Remembering 2016 No 9

The Towering Presence of Robert Vaughn

I’m really hating 2016, losing so many much-loved names and now sadly it was the turn of Robert Vaughn, one of my first crushes as a teen.

A Tribute to George Gaynes Funniest Role in Tootsie

Remembering 2016 No 10

A Film Great From Finnish actor, George Gaynes.

I will always remember George Gaynes in his role in the Police Academy films, but it is his role in Tootsie (1982) I will remember him most for.

5 Fabulous Carrie Fisher Films

Remembering 2016 No 12

Flashbacking to the Fisher Princess’s Funniest Film Moments

As the news broke of this actress’s death, I was like other Carrie Fisher fans, numb and hurt that 2016 had stolen this wonderful lady, authoress and actress.