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.

5 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.

Carla Lane Comedy Quartet

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.