Tag: Hunter

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 […]

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 […]

Wings Hauser

Wings Hauser was born Gerald Dwight Hauser in Hollywood, California on 12th December 1947. The son of director and producer Dwight Hauser. Hauser made his acting debut at age five with a radio commercial. After a high-school career based in sports (his name “Wings” is taken from the wing-back […]

Michael Preston

Michael Preston (birth name: Jack Davies) was born on 14th May 1938  in Hackney, London, England. Initially he trained as a boxer but later embarked on a successful singing career where he had three Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart, including reaching #12 with his cover version […]

The Alchemist (1983)

Distributed by the legendary Empire Pictures and directed by Charles Band, The Alchemist begins in the year 1955 where we meet a young waitress named Lenora Sinclair (Lucinda Dooling) who finds herself inexplicably driving down the California highway to an unknown destination. On her journey she picks up a […]

Mark Pellegrino

Mark Ross Pellegrino was born on April 9th 1965 in Los Angeles, California, United States. In 1987 he hit the big and small screens as a punk in L.A. Law and Death Wish 4: The Crackdown. In 1989 Pellegrino played Hulk Hogan’s younger brother in the movie No Holds Barred. Further […]

Don Rickles passes away aged 90

Mr Potato Head himself Don Rickles, died Thursday from kidney failure at his Los Angeles home, according to his publicist, Paul Shefrin. Known as the world’s greatest insult comic, Rickles enjoyed a career that spanned decades and found him performing in everything from nightclubs to Martin Scorsese’s Casino […]

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 & […]

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: John Amos

John A. Amos, Jr. was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA on December 27th 1939.  He graduated from Colorado State University qualifying as a social worker with a degree in sociology. Whilst at  Colorado State  he also participated in sports playing for the Colorado State Rams football team as well as becoming a […]

Heroes of Cult: Red West

Robert Gene West was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1936 to Lois and Newton Thomas West. An excellent athlete and former U.S. Marine, West played football for his high school and junior college teams and was a boxer in the Golden Gloves championships. He was a close high school friend of […]

Theresa Saldana passes away aged 61

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that actress Theresa Saldana has passed away aged 61 years old.  She had been hospitalized in Los Angeles, but no cause of death was given. Saldana was born on August 20, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, and is most well known for her role as Rachel […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]