Remembrances 2016

 

Remembering those who passed away in 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 and in 2016. 

With posts on David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, George Gaynes, George Kennedy, Carla Lane, Garry Marshall, Gene Wilder, Charmian Carr, Robert Vaughn, George Michael and Carrie Fisher.

 

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David Bowie does the Movies

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.

Familiar Faces from Alan Rickman

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

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..

George Kennedy Classics

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

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.

Great Garry Marshall Gems

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

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.

Honouring The Magnificent Robert Vaughn

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.

Fabulous Carrie Fisher Films

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.