Category Archives: ’80s

Grace Jones Reveals Long-Awaited Documentary … and Some Leg!

Mercurial avant-garde singer, actress and model Grace Jones, who turns 70 next month, appeared at a Q&A held after a Film Society of Lincoln Center screening of the documentary Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Saturday evening, finally having unleashed the film on the world after beginning work on it with director Sophie Fiennes in 2005.…
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Nothing Like These Dames!

Maggie Smith (b. 1934), Judi Dench (b. 1934), Eileen Atkins (b. 1934) and Joan Plowright (b. 1929) — all dames! — teamed up to appear in a documentary focusing on their many decades of acting supremacy on the stage and screen ... and we're finally getting a peek! (more…)
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Louise Latham, Mom in ‘Marnie,’ Dies @ 95

Louise Latham, the character actress whose first-ever film role at age 42 was as the title character's manipulative mother in the Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) classic Marnie (1964), died February 12, 2018, at age 95. (more…)
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Sean Garrison, ‘Dundee and the Culhane’ TV Actor, Dies @ 80

The following obit by Howard Mutti-Mewse: Sean Garrison, the smooth, handsome, leading actor of the late 1950s and '60s showed great early promise. Predicted by the Hollywood publicity mill to be the "next big thing" and likened to Clint Eastwood (b. 1930), Paul Newman (1925-2008) and Steve McQueen (1930-1980), that's where the comparison ended, as…
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