Category Archives: Mantiques

The Entertaining Peter McEnery

This post written, in part, as a review of the "Coming Out Again" series, held in conjunction with NewFest and Quad Cinema in NYC. Peter McEnery (b. 1940) is a respected, longtime theater actor from England whose film and TV career has been all over the map. Most entertainingly, he managed to leap from the…
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Jan-Michael Vincent at His Hottest

It would be hard to pick a time during his career when Jan-Michael Vincent, who died this month at 74, was at his physical peak — he was one of the cinema's and TV's greatest specimens. His TV debut, on Dragnet 1967 (Image via NBC) Such a young towhead! (Images via NBC) Sadly, addiction and…
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You Say Marc Singer Made You Gay?

It's okay — we know that people are born gay, but a shockingly larger percentage of gay boys who grew up in the '80s probably discovered the truth about themselves courtesy of The Beastmaster (1982) and its loinclothed star, Marc Singer. Cuddling with Tanya Roberts (b. 1955) in The Beastmaster (Beastmaster images via MGM/UA) I…
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Wilde About Cornel

October 13 marks the 106th anniversary of the birth of Cornel Wilde, the Hungarian-American actor and director who enjoyed a career of over 50 years in show biz! (more…)
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10 Times Burt Reynolds Was Too Hot

The great screen icon Burt Reynolds died Thursday at 82, leaving in his wake a slew of memorable TV and movie appearances, and a reputation as a ladies' man and as one of the last century's go-to sex symbols. (more…)
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Mantiques: Tab Hunter’s Heyday

Tab Hunter passed away July 8, a few days shy of 87. It was the end of the remarkable life of a man who seemed indifferent toward his own stunning good looks — and took a similarly so-what? approach to being gay at a time when that should've kept him from becoming one of the…
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Clint Walker: Salute to a He-Man

Clint Walker (April 30, 1927-May 21, 2018) passed away suddenly this week in the company of his wife and daughter. The cause of death was congestive heart failure. (more…)
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