Tag: The Twilight Zone

Remembering Burt Reynolds

Whilst the movie version of James Dickey’s Deliverance, released in 1972, is most famous for its duelling banjos scene and notorious rape scene, it was also the first real big screen opportunity for one Burton Milo Reynolds. Burt had actually been acting for years before this and had […]

Heroes of Cult: Don S. Davis

Don Sinclair Davis was born on 4th August 1942 in Aurora, Missouri, USA. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in theatre and art from Southwest Missouri State College. Davis spent time in the military serving in the 7th Infantry in Korea and at another point was a personnel and […]

Cult TV Essentials: Night Gallery

Rod Serling is probably more well known for being the creator of The Twilight Zone. From 1969-1973, his other show, Night Gallery ran on NBC. Definitely darker in tone, this anthology series was ahead of its time. It featured stories that were horror based or macabre in nature. […]

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 […]

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: Jack Elam

William Scott Elam, professionally known as Jack Elam was born on November 13th 1920 and grew up picking cotton and lost the sight in his left eye during a boyhood accident when he was stabbed with a pencil at a Boy Scout meeting. He was a student at both Miami […]

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 […]