Category: Heroes of Cult

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 […]

Heroes of Cult: Joe Maneely

Born on 18th February 1926, Joseph “Joe” Maneely was an American comic book artist who he co-created the characters The Black Knight, The Ringo Kid, The Yellow Claw, and Jimmy Woo for Atlas Comics (who would later become Marvel Comics). Maneely attended Ascension BVM Elementary School and Northeast Catholic High School; […]

Heroes of Cult: Pamela Hensley

Pamela Gail Hensley was born on October 3rd 1950 in Glendale, California, USA. She went onto study at Argyle Academy and later successfully auditioned for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London where she went to study for three years. Universal soon came knocking and signed Hensley to […]

John Quade

Not many men have gone toe-to-toe with Buck Rogers, Michael Knight, Steve McQueen, David Carradine, Clint Eastwood, The A-Team and Hunter!  John Quade did. Sometimes on more than one occasion! A character actor of the highest regard he would often be tormenting the biggest heroes of the big […]

Wings Hauser

Wings Hauser was born Gerald Dwight Hauser in Hollywood, California on 12th December 1947. The son of director and producer Dwight Hauser. Hauser made his acting debut at age five with a radio commercial. After a high-school career based in sports (his name “Wings” is taken from the wing-back […]

Michael Preston

Michael Preston (birth name: Jack Davies) was born on 14th May 1938  in Hackney, London, England. Initially he trained as a boxer but later embarked on a successful singing career where he had three Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart, including reaching #12 with his cover version […]