Tag: Quantum Leap

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 […]

The Magician

The Magician was another of my favorite shows back in the day. It ran from 1973-1974.  Bill Bixby (the future Incredible Hulk), starred as Tony Blake a millionaire magician who solves crimes. Originally in the series pilot, his character was named Tony Dorian but was later changed because […]

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: 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: Mark Margolis

Mark Margolis was born on November 26th 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a Jewish immigrant family from Europe. He went to Temple University briefly before moving to New York City, where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at the Actors Studio. “I am just a journeyman actor. Most often I take […]

Cult TV Essentials: Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap was an explosion of ideas, a quasi-alternate reality show starring Scott Bakula’s Sam Beckett and Dean Stockwell’s Al, two mesmerising characters that kept us coming back for more. The show started with a simple but brilliant concept. Sam Beckett jumped from one body to another, guided by […]