Category: Heroes of Cult

Heroes of Cult: John Dierkes

John Dierkes was born on February 10th 1905 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Later he attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, United States and after graduation worked as an economist for the United States Department of State. Following the outbreak of the Second World War, Dierkes joined the […]

Heroes of Cult: Keye Luke

Keye Luke was born in Guangzhou, China on June 18th 1904, to a father who owned an art shop. Luke grew up with four siblings (his younger brother Edwin Luke also became an actor in the Charlie Chan series) and the family later emigrated from China to California during […]

Heroes of Cult: Randolph Mantooth

Born on 19th September 1945 in Sacramento, California, Randolph Mantooth (born Randy DeRoy Mantooth), was the oldest of four children. Growing up he attended San Marcos High School and then Santa Barbara City College. He then received a scholarship to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. […]

Remembering Burt Reynolds

Whilst the movie version of James Dickey’s Deliverance, released in 1972, is most famous for its duelling banjos scene and notorious rape scene, it was also the first real big screen opportunity for one Burton Milo Reynolds. Burt had actually been acting for years before this and had […]

Heroes of Cult: Marc Singer

Marc Singer was born on January 29th 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. His parents both had a strong interest in music. His father Jacques Singer, was a symphony conductor whilst his mother Leslie was a concert pianist. Marc has two brothers, Claude and […]