Founding Guitarist for Hawkwind. 2012 was a tough year for Hawkwind… They lost their founding basist John Harrison as well
Maureen McCormick best known by baby boomers as Marcia, the perfect california blonde teenager on the hit TV show the Brady Bunch. Who can forget the words Marcia, Marcia Marcia! Maureen played the “perfectionist” california girl to such a level that most of her fans had dificulty differentiating the real actress from her on stage […]
News for Edward Furlong What ever became of the child actor who played John Conner in Terminator? Unlike many child stars who seem to be cursed, Edward Furlong has kept busy with his acting career quietly putting in many excellent performances on both the big screen and Television. After some critically aclaimed perfomances in Terminator […]
Celebrity Tipping Points For Charlize Theron Charlize Theron is undoubtedly one of the most talented women in Hollywood today. Winning an Oscar put to rest any questions about her acting ability. Born on a South African farm during apartheid Charlize studied dance and performed on stage from an early age. She used her finances from […]
Sophia Vergara was born in Columbia. Getting her start as a model, Vergara was widely seen through out the U.S. on Univision using her wit and inteligence working as TV hostess on several spanish language shows in the 1990’s. It was not untill her exclusive contract with Univision experied that she was able to test […]
50 Famous Celebrities turning 80 This Year Actresses include (16): Barbara Bain, Cinamon Carter on Mission Impossible. Caroll Baker “Baby Doll”. Barbara Barrie “Mrs. Barney Miller. Patricia Blair “Rebecca from Daniel Boone”. Claire Bloom “Crimes and Misdemeanors and most recently the Kings speech”. Leslie Caron “Gigi”. Angie Dickinson “Police woman”. Olympia Dukakis “Moonstruck and […]
Kim Delaney has hit the tabloids recently for no apparent reason! What the tabloids are calling dishevelled and inchoherent seems to this writer to be a beautiful woman who will be turning 50 this year showing up to help a worthy cause and unable to ‘see” the lines from the teleprompter. The only thing I […]
Celebrity Tipping Point: Alex Lifeson was at a cross roads with his bandmates in 1976. Mercury records was about to pull the cord on them after the unsuccessful “Caress of Steel” concept album with its dark and complex lyrics and hard progressive experimental rock sound. Record execs wanted them to simply repeat their previous […]
Steve Guttenberg Facts: * Made his acting debut in a commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken. * Made his Broadway debut with 1991’s Prelude to a Kiss. * Founded The Guttenhouse Project, which houses foster children. * Made his feature-length debut as a director on 2002’s P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! When a stunt went wrong […]
Fieger’s hit song in 1979 called “Sharona” was a track about one of Fieger’s real-life girlfriends.
In one of Doug Fieger’s last interviews in January, the singer seemed to be at peace when he spoke to the Detroit News:
“Everybody knows they’re going sooner or later. I don’t know any better than anyone else when I’m going. I’ve had 10 great lives. And I expect to have some more. I don’t feel cheated in any way, shape or form.”
Patrick Swayze: Born August 18, 1952 – september 14, 2009 Patrick Swayze got his first breaks in the mid 1980’s in the films “The Outsiders, Red Dawn and the TV mini-series North & South, but it was 1987’s Dirty Dancing that skyrocketed Swayze’s career which he followed with the 1990 major blockbuster opposite Demi Moore […]
Tony’s first break “tipping point” occurred In 1950 when Pearl Bailey asked him to join her at a Greenwich Village night club after hearing him sing at a small club. After several weeks of singing with Bailey’s act (The only white face in the act) Bailey introduced Bennetto to a friend — Bob Hope. And […]
Look Who’s Turning Mini Biography A very talented singer/songwriter who many will remember from the 1980s, Michael Penn was born to a family of performers The oldest son of acclaimed director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan. Born August 1, 1958 in the Greenwich Village area New York City. His family moved to California when […]
Max Frische was one of the greatest of modern day Swiss writers and playwrights. His best works include Man in the Holocene, Homo Faber: a report, and I’m not stiller. Max Frische’s top three quotes: 1. “Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it” 2. “Time does […]
Richard Feynman’s top 10 quotes “Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it.” “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” “You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when […]
Soren Kierkegaard is best known as the Father of extistentialism – some of his most famous quotes include: “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced”, “Once you label me you negate me” and “People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they […]
Passing away around the same time as Michael Jackson, I could not understand how deeply his death affected me…. I guess to me, Phil Harris epitomized the American work ethic and Hard Working and self reliant American small business man or woman. No matter how much our government attempts to stop this drive – there will always be Phil Harris’ that continue to fight and work till the day they die.
Born in London, Jill Ireland was best remembered for her many films with, and long marriage to Hollywood Icon Charles Bronson. Its hard to believe it has been 20 years since she lost her long courageous battle with cancer. Her two books openly dealing with this fight brought a great awareness to the world of the almost epedemic rise of breast cancer.
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Joyce DeWitt surely falls into our “What ever became of….” section of LWT. She almost completely disappeared from the public eye after her hit series Three’s Company ended in 1984. Not appearing as a regular on any other television show, which has led to a frenzy of Joyce DeWitt?” retrospectives in newspapers, entertainment columns and television gossip shows.
What ever became of……Jane Leeves ? after 15 years on prime-time television with Murphy Brown (1989-93) and of course Frasier (1993-2004) Jane Leeves has been working putting her unique “English” accent to work doing voice and character work on animated films along with occasional TV Series Guest roles including most recently a few episodes of Desperate Housewives.