May 18, 2023 Film star Helmut Berger, 78, died Thursday in Austria. He had been famous for his work in the '60s and '70s, when he was a leading European sex symbol. At the dawn of his career (Image via Warner Bros./7 Arts) Berger, who was bisexual, was a nearly singular screen presence, a rare…Read more
Bo Hopkins of ‘Dynasty’ Dies @ 80
Bo Hopkins, who played country bad boys in several classic films — and was fondly remembered for TV's Dynasty in the '80s — has died. The actor's career lasted well over 50 years. (Image via head shot) A message on his official site announced: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Bo has passed away.…Read more
‘Dynasty’s’ Dex Dexter, Michael Nader, Dies @ 76
Michael Nader, the dashing actor most famous for playing Dex Dexter on Dynasty, died Monday at his Northern California home of cancer. He was 76. Nader with co-star Joan Collins (Image via ABC) MichaelFairmanTV.com was first to report the sad news. In a statement to the outlet, Nader's wife Jodi Lister said, “With heavy heart, I’m…Read more
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Trailer, Lindsey Buckingham Divorce & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: "Could we talk about Satan later, Jim?" (Image via video still) YOUTUBE: A full trailer is here for The Eyes of Tammy Faye, the dramatization of the life story of odious Jim Bakker and not-so-bad Tammy Faye, major forces in the '80s and '90s before scandal ruined them…Read more
Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dark Shadows’ & ‘Dynasty’ Star, Dies @ 79
Geoffrey Scott, the handsome actor most famous as Mark Jennings on Dynasty, died last month at 79, his wife reported. Scott, as seen on Hotel in 1984 (Image via ABC) Scott, who succumbed to Parkinson's disease, died February 23 — one day after his birthday. Born in Hollywood, Scott was signed as an actor by…Read more
Bob Saget Supports Lori Loughlin, Lynda Carter for Biden & More!
Links from the past, with relevance today: Here's to Full House, not the big house! (GIF via GIPHY) EXTRATV: Bob Saget, 64, is standing by co-star Lori Loughlin, 56, following her plea in the college cheating scandal. THR: The publicist of Some Like It Hot (1959) was somehow still alive, just died at age 99.…Read more
He-Man Actor John Saxon Dies @ 83
Tough-guy actor John Saxon, whose career stretched from bit parts in the 1954 classics It Could Happen to You and A Star Is Born to 2015's The Extra, died Saturday of pneumonia at 83. ExtraTV confirmed his death. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDFnMkxhwW4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Saxon was born August 5, 1936 (some sources cite 1935), in Brooklyn. He was discovered at…Read more
Cheryl Ladd & 28 Other Stars of Chiller Theatre!
Saturday, April 27, was the second day — and first full day — of the spring 2019 installment of Chiller Theatre. While I have a long history of spending way too much money at autograph shows, I have been easing off in recent years — but this one went nuclear on me by hosting Cheryl…Read more