Tag: Cobra

Cult TV Essentials: Cobra

Bursting onto our screens in 1993 (for 1 season of 22 episodes) came the one man A-Team known as Robert “Scandal” Jackson Jr. (played by Michael Dudikoff), an ex–Navy SEAL who went A.W.O.L. after refusing to blow up an enemy command centre housing civilians. Whilst on the run […]

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: 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: 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 […]

Cult Movie Essentials: Black Cobra (1987)

At first it may seem that Cobra Nero aka Black Cobra is identical to Sylvester Stallone’s Cobra (1986) then you realise it is apart from the budget! The film focuses on Robert ‘Bob’ Malone (Fred Williamson), a maverick police detective who deals out his own brand of 80’s justice… The film opens […]

Heroes of Cult: Michael Dudikoff

Of all the martial arts film that emerged in the 1980’s, one of the most iconic was American Ninja. Its star Michael Dudikoff suddenly became they most imitated action heroes in play grounds across the world! Born Michael Joseph Dudikoff on October 8th 1954 in Redondo Beach, California, USA, the […]

Heroes of Cult: Brian Thompson

Thompson was born on August 28th 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington and raised in Longview. He attended Central Washington University, where he studied business management, played football and appeared in many school productions. He then moved to California and received a Masters of Fine Arts from University of California-Irvine. […]