Tag: Gunsmoke

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 […]

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: 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 […]