news

Mineo's Journey

Mineo's Journey

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 10th 2017

Before he became a screen teen idol as a result of his poignant Oscar®-nominated performance as Plato in the scorching Rebel Without a Cause (1955, directed by Nicholas Ray), Sal Mineo (1939-1976),

read more
Birthday Bad Boy Holliman

Birthday Bad Boy Holliman

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 9th 2016

Veteran actor, animal rights activist and gentleman raconteur Earl Holliman celebrates his 88th birthday this Sunday, and his astonishing 47-year movie and TV acting career remains a marvel. Sixty

read more
Briefly Out of the Hopper

Briefly Out of the Hopper

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 17th 2016

Dodge City, Kansas, native Dennis Hopper (1936-2010) would have turned 80 today had the ravages of illness not gotten the drop on him. So often did he play in 65 years worth of movie and TV roles th

read more
Fellow Passengers: Moffat and Steinbeck

Fellow Passengers: Moffat and Steinbeck

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 18th 2016

Born this day in Havana, Cuba, British screenwriter Ivan Moffat (1918-2002) is best remembered through his long association with producer-director George Stevens, assisting the Hollywood icon on his

read more