Tag: Hill Street Blues

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: 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 & […]

Bulletproof (1988)

Bulletproof walks that fine line of action movies where you just cannot tell if this was supposed to be deadly serious or just a fun mockery of the genre. It opens with a clan of terrorists, of all backgrounds and types, seizing the “Thunderblast” – a top-secret super […]

Joseph Mascolo passes away aged 87

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that actor Joseph Mascolo has passed away at the age of 87 years old in Los Angeles, California after many years of battling Alzheimer’s disease. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Schultz-Mascolo, his son Peter, his step-daughter Laura, and his sister and brother-in-law, […]

Heroes of Cult: James Remar

The man behind on of the most distinctive voices in Hollywood was born William James Remar was born December 31st 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. At the age of seven years old he watched Spartacus and decided he wanted to become an actor. Following training at New York’s Neighborhood Playhouse and a successful […]

Heroes of Cult: Kane Hodder

He has the unique horror distinction of being the only man to play Jason Voorhees, Leatherface, Victor Crowley and Freddy Kruger! Bow before the horror royalty that is Kane Hodder! Hodder was born on April 8, 1955 in Auburn, California. He was the first actor to portray Jason Voorhees more […]

Heroes of Cult: Ken Foree

There are not many actors as distinctive as Ken Foree. His on screen presence has helped define many a movie especially those in the horror genre. “I’ve had a varied career. Some fans remember me as the actor who always plays the heavy; others say I always play […]