Category: Heroes of Cult

Remembering Paul Darrow

Paul Darrow was a British actor best known for his role as Kerr Avon in the British Sci-Fi series Blake’s 7. Born Paul Valentine Birkby on May 2nd 1941 Darrow studied at RADA where he shared a flat with John Hurt and Ian McShane. His early career saw […]

Heroes of Cult: Bernard Cribbins

Born in 1928 Bernard Cribbins career has spanned over 70 years. A career that has seen him appear alongside Peter Sellers, become part of the Carry On team, become a hero to Whovian’s, the voice of children’s television to a generation and have two top ten hits. Starting […]

Heroes of Cult: Reni Santoni

Reni Santoni was born on April 21st 1939 in New York City. Growing up he briefly played professional baseball and originally planned on being a sports journalist but then began his career in off-Broadway theatre playing oddball/strange characters before becoming a comedy writer. He moved in front of […]

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 […]