Tag: Charlie’s Angels

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: 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 […]

Preview: Charlie’s Angels #1

The Angels are back, baby! -The original Angels, Jill, Kelly and Sabrina! Travel back to the swingin’ 70s, and revisit the butt-kicking, crime-fighting, mold-breaking lady detectives who took 70s TV by storm, ready to do the same to comics 40 years later! Break out your bell-bottoms, feather your […]

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 […]

Hero of Cult: Don Stroud

Donald Lee “Don” Stroud was born on September 1st 1943 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of comedian and vaudevillien Clarence Stroud (of the Stroud Twins) and singer Ann Livermore. His brother Duke Stroud is also an actor Mission: Impossible, The Dukes of Hazzard,Voyagers!, The Outlaws, Hill Street Blues, Law & […]

Heroes of Cult: Branscombe Richmond

Character actor, singer and stuntman Branscombe Richmond was born in Los Angeles, California on August 8th 1955. He is the son of actor and stuntman Leo C. Richmond (Daughter of the Jungle, Around the World in 80 Days, Adventures in Paradise) and soon followed in his father’s footsteps. Branscombe first popped up on […]

Heroes of Cult: Tim Curry

A defining role can be both blessing and curse. In August of 1975, the week the The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened, its 29-year-old star, Tim Curry gave an interview. It would be at least a year until midnight audiences at New York’s Waverly Theatre started throwing toast, […]

Heroes of Cult: Robert Davi

Robert Davi was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, the son of Maria (née Rulli) and Sal Davi on 26th June 1953. His mother was an Italian American and his father was a native of Southern Italy; Davi spoke Italian during his childhood and attended Seton Hall, a Catholic high […]

Heroes of Cult: Dirk Benedict

Dirk Benedict (birth name: Dirk Niewoehner) was born on March 1st 1945 in Helena, Montana. He was the son of Pricilla Mella (née Metzger), an accountant, and George Edward Niewoehner, a lawyer. Dirk grew up in White Sulphur Springs, Montana and graduated from Whitman College in 1967. Benedict allegedly chose his stage name […]