Tag Archives: horror

Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on ‘The Addams Family,’ Dies @ 84

Felix Silla, the Italian-born little person whose stunt and acting career led to a surprising number of key character roles, died Friday, April 16, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Silla as Twiki (GIF via GIPHY) He was 84. Silla's death was made public by his Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century (1979-1981) co-star Gil…
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Pop Culture: David Naughton Turns 70

In honor of David Naughton's 70th birthday (February 13, 2021), let's take a little mid-air-heel-click walk down memory lane. Gentleman's ahhhgree-ment (Image via Dr. Pepper) Naughton first caught the public's attention thanks to a series of inspired Dr. Pepper commercials. Gallery of David's HOTTEST Pics Here! In 2019, he recalled that he went to a…
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Tanya Roberts, Bond Girl & Angel, Dies @ 65 — Again

Shortly after an undignified mixup resulted in actress Tanya Wood's death being reported prematurely, it is now confirmed that she has succumbed. Roberts, 65, passed out after walking her dog on Christmas Eve and was put on a ventilator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. It is unclear whether she ever regained consciousness. On January…
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Daria Nicolodi, Cult Actress & ‘Suspiria’ Co-Writer, Dies @ 70

Daria Nicolodi, the Italian actress closely associated with the work of her ex-partner Dario Argento (b. 1940), has died at 70. Nicolodi was a memorable, stylish component of many highly regarded horror offerings. (GIF via GIPHY) Her daughter, the actress-director Asia Argento (b. 1975), confirmed her passing on Instagram., writing (translated from Italian): “Rest in…
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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…
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Stevie Nicks, Mark Hamill, Glenn Close, Judy Garland & MORE!

Links to the past with relevance today: Ooh, baby, ooh, ooh ... (GIF via GIPHY) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Turns out Stevie Nicks, 71, only just recently heard a white-winged dove singing. Heath worked opposed Vincent Price (1911-1993) in three films. (Image via International Pictures) THR: Hilary Heath, who acted in International Pictures horror flicks like…
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Dashing David Hedison Dies @ 92

Handsome leading man David Hedison, whose career included stints in Bond movies, as a TV lead and in the 1958 classic The Fly, died Thursday in L.A., THR reports. Hedison in his heyday and in 2014. (Images via headshot & Matthew Rettenmund) He was 92. Hedison's most high-profile role was as Captain Lee Crane on…
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Julie Adams, ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’ Heroine, Dies @ 92

In news that was initially confirmed by the Creature himself — stuntman Ricou Browning (b. 1930) — legendary horror heroine Julie Adams, whose long career spanned multiple genres, has died. She was 92. (Image via Universal Pictures) Born Betty May Adams in Iowa on October 17, 1926, Adams lived in many states growing up, parking…
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