Tag: Star Trek: The Next Generation

D.C. Fontana passes away aged 80

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Dorothy Catherine “D.C.” Fontana passed away Monday evening following a short illness. Fontana was the first female writer for Star Trek who penned a number of classic episodes including Charlie X, Tomorrow is Yesterday, By Any Other Name, The Ultimate […]

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: 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 […]

Terry O’Quinn

Terry O’Quinn (Born Terrance Quinn – the ‘O’ was added after another registered actor already had the name Terrance Quinn) was born on July 15th 1952 in Michigan, USA and was one of 11 siblings. He grew up in Newberry, Michigan. O’Quinn began acting in the 1970’s during his time […]

Heroes of Cult: Patricia McPherson

Patricia McPherson was born November 27th 1954 in Oak Harbor, Washington. Her father was a high ranking naval officer. She spent several years in France when her father was sent to Paris, and later studied advertising at the university in Florida and California. She then became a very successful […]

Heroes of Cult: Brian Thompson

Thompson was born on August 28th 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington and raised in Longview. He attended Central Washington University, where he studied business management, played football and appeared in many school productions. He then moved to California and received a Masters of Fine Arts from University of California-Irvine. […]

Heroes of Cult: Vincent Schiavelli

Vincent Andrew Schiavelli (November 11, 1948 – December 26, 2005) was an American character actor noted for his work on stage, screen and television, often described as “the man with the sad eyes.” He was notable for his numerous and often critically acclaimed supporting roles. Schiavelli was also […]

Heroes of Cult: Chris Latta

  Christopher Charles Collins was born on August 30th 1949. He became professionally known as Chris Latta when he rose to fame as an American actor, voice artists and comedian. During his life Latta married twice and had three children. Early in his career, he divided his time between New […]