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 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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LISTS… Recalling David Bowie in 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 roles over the years.
LISTS… Remembering the Always Versatile, Alan Rickman
Looking back at the actor, the voice and the movies of the versatile Alan Rickman…
Sadly, Alan Rickman star of stage, screen and the telly passed away last week.
LISTS… Recalling Terry Wogan on the Telly
Wonderful Sir Terry Wogan moments from his appearances over the years…
Here are just a few of my favourites of his roles as seen on British TV.
FILMS… A Tribute to George Gaynes Funniest Role in Tootsie
A film great from Finnish born 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.
LISTS… Going Back to George Kennedy Classics
All Roads to Dallas: reminiscing about the films and TV of George Kennedy…
It was sad to hear that, George Kennedy, a great Hollywood star on both the big and wee screen had passed away.
LISTS… Reacquainting You with a Quartet of Carla Lane Comedies
Returning to a Lane full of memories…
In the 1970s and 80s, the writer Carla Lane was synonymous with British comedy.
LISTS… Great Garry Marshall Gems
Reliving the great movies of Garry Marshall…
Here are some of the movies I remembered him for as a director.
FILMS… 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.
LISTS… Recalling a Lovely Lyrical Liesl, Charmian Carr
A wee tribute to her sweet musical sound…
My post remembers the lovely Charmian Carr, a much loved musical actress from my youth and childhood.
FILMS… 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.
LISTS… The Best of George Michael in Really Different Ways
Rewind for a tribute to the 1980s Young Gun…
Remembering the 80s singer, songwriter and also an occasional actor, George Michael.
LISTS… Fabulous Carrie Fisher Films
Flashbacking to her fantastically fun film moments….
Feeling numb and hurting that 2016 has stolen away this always wonderful authoress and actress.