Tag: Lou Grant

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: Fred Williamson

Frederick Robert Williamson Sr., nicknamed “The Hammer” was born on March 5th 1938 in Gary, Indiana, USA.  He initially gained fame playing defense in the American Football League for the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs during the 1960’s. He has black belts in Kenpō, Shotokan Karate and taekwondo.  Whilst playing for […]

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, […]

Preview: Lou Grant – Season One

Ed Asner reprises the indelible character he made famous on the classic sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show in Lou Grant: Season One. Co-starring Mason Adams (Omen III: The Final Conflict), Robert Walden (All The President’s Men) and Nancy Marchand (The Sopranos), the riveting Lou Grant ran for […]

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 […]