Tag: Bonanza

Heroes of Cult: Anthony James

Anthony James (born James Anthony) was born on July 22nd 1942 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was the only child of Greek immigrants George Anthony and Marika Palla. His parents immigrated from Greece to America only a few years before his birth. Sadly his father died when he […]

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: 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 […]

Heroes of Cult: Jack Elam

William Scott Elam, professionally known as Jack Elam was born on November 13th 1920 and grew up picking cotton and lost the sight in his left eye during a boyhood accident when he was stabbed with a pencil at a Boy Scout meeting. He was a student at both Miami […]

George Kennedy passes away aged 91

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that movie legend George Kennedy passed away on February 28th 2016, following a battle with lung cancer. Kennedy was born on February 18th 1925 in New York City, into a family of entertainers headed by his father George Harris Kennedy who was […]

Heroes of Cult: Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris (born Jonathan Charasuchin – November 6, 1914 – November 3, 2002) was an American character actor. He earns his stripes as a Hero of Cult due to two of his best-known roles – timid accountant Bradford Webster in the TV version of The Third Man and the calculating […]