Category: Heroes of Cult

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 […]

Remembering Margot Kidder (1948-2018)

Margot Kidder, best known for her role as Superman’s squeeze,  ‘Lois Lane’, the no-nonsense investigative reporter of Daily Planet fame, has died at 69. Canadian, Kidder who started working in low-budget films in the 60’s and shot to fame in the 70’s/80’s Superman blockbusters passed away in her […]

Heroes of Cult: Veronica Carlson

Born on 18th September 1944 in Yorkshire, England, Veronica Mary Glazer spent the majority of her childhood with her Military father who was stationed in Germany. In later years she attended High Wycombe College of Art and Technology where she studied art and participated in college amateur productions. […]

Heroes of Cult: Kenny Everett

A comedian, DJ, presenter and a singer with a top ten single. In the modern day this would be the supposed career of Big Brother housemate post leaving the house (or Chris Moyles). But for nearly three decades it was the career of one of Britain’s national treasures, […]

Heroes of Cult: Gary Jones

Gary Jones was born on 4th January 1958 in Swansea, Wales, U.K. He joined the improv group “Mission Improvable.” the in the mid-1980’s he joined Toronto’s Second City Improv Company. In 1986 with Second City he went to Vancouver for Expo 86, where they performed for six months at […]

Heroes of Cult: Ken Wahl

Mysterious, monumental, meritorious, Ken Wahl burst onto the Cult Faction radar in 1979 as Richie the leader of The Wanderers! Wahl would go onto dominate the next decade through his unique roles and popularity with the ladies (at one time being voted Sexiest Man on TV by Us magazine). […]

Heroes of Cult: Jason Bernard

Jason Bernard was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 17th 1938 and burst onto our screens in 1969 with roles in The Bold Ones: The New Doctors, Then Came Bronson, and Medical Center. Whilst these roles were small he was the kind of actor who still managed to make himself memorable to an […]

Heroes of Cult: James Tolkan

James Stewart Tolkan was born in Calumet, Michigan on June 12th 1931.  He attended the University of Iowa, Coe College, the Actors Studio and Eastern Arizona College. He made his on-screen debut in 1960 in Naked City and throughout the 1960’s made appearances in Armstrong Circle Theatre, The Three […]

Heroes of Cult: Emilio Rivera

Emilio Rivera was born on February 24th 1961 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A; he was the oldest child of four brothers and three sisters. When Emilio was a young boy his family moved to Elysian Valley, Los Angeles nicknamed Frog Town and Emilio continued to seek the attention of […]

Heroes of Cult: Don S. Davis

Don Sinclair Davis was born on 4th August 1942 in Aurora, Missouri, USA. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in theatre and art from Southwest Missouri State College. Davis spent time in the military serving in the 7th Infantry in Korea and at another point was a personnel and […]