Tag: Hawaii Five-O

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: 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: Marc Singer

Marc Singer was born on January 29th 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. His parents both had a strong interest in music. His father Jacques Singer, was a symphony conductor whilst his mother Leslie was a concert pianist. Marc has two brothers, Claude and […]

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: 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 […]

Heroes of Cult: Peter Weller

Peter Frederick Weller, Ph.D. (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, director and history lecturer who has appeared in more than 70 films and television series, including turns as the title characters in blockbuster hits RoboCop and RoboCop 2, and the cult classic The Adventures […]

Heroes of Cult: William Smith

William Smith aka “Big” Bill Smith was born on March 24th 1933 was in Columbia, Missouri. Smith began his acting career at the age of eight when he first appeared on the Cult Faction radar in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), following that were the films The Song of Bernadette (1943), […]