R.I.P Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne has died,, he was 84.

 While best known for introducing movies on TCM, he was also a well known film critic, he was also involved in many different parts of the film industry, from writing books about the golden age of movies to even acting in the pilot episode of The Beverly Hillbillies.

 Robert Osborne will be missed.

R.I.P. John Hurt

The talented actor John Hurt has did, was was 77. 

 A very versatile actor, he was in many sci-if and fantasy films and tv shows.

While well known for his role in the movie Alien, his best works (in my opinion) were more recent as the War Doctor in the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who in 2013, along with being the voice of the dragon in the BBC show Merlin.

 Fair well, John Hurt, you’ll be missed.

R.I.P. Barbara Hale

The talented but relatively little known actress Barbara Hale has died, she was 94. 

While best known for playing the role of Della Street on TVs Perry Mason, she also started in many movies, working along side such Hollywood greats as James Stewart, James Cagney, Joel McCrea, Fred MacMurray and others.

 While she never had another role to match her Perry Mason character, she guest stared in many other tv show. 

 Unlike many actors and actresses, she didn’t despise the role that made her famous, instead embracing it and reprising her role in the many Perry Mason TV movies.

 Goodbye, Barbara Hale, you’ll be missed.

R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore 

The talented actress Mary Tyler Moore  died at age 80.

 While known for the show baring here name, she also appeared in the Dick Van Dyke show. She also appeared in many other shows, movies and on Broadway.

 She appeared in movies with other famous people, such as Julie Andrews and Elvis Presley. She was very good at comedy and drama both.

 Goodbye, Mary Tyler Moore , you’ll be remembered.

R.I.P Debbie Reynolds 

The great actress Debbie Reynolds has died, she was one of the last great actresses from the golden age of movies.

 She will always be remembered for such great movies as Singing in the Rain, Bundle of Joy and many others. 

She had a long career with many movies, both well received and not very memorable movies.

Good bye, Debbie Reynolds, you will be missed, but you’ll never be forgotten.

R.I.P. Noreen Corcoran

The talented, but unfortunately little remembered, actress Noreen Corcoran has died.

 While not well remembered today, she was quite well known in the 1950s and 1960s. Her most remembered role was in’Bachelor Father’.

She also had parts in a few movies in the early 1950s, with ‘Wait ’till the Sun Shines, Nellie’ being the most notable.

 After Bachelor Father ended, she was in episodes of ‘The Big Valley’, ‘Gunsmoke’ and several others. She was also in another few movies before she decided to leave her acting career behind and focus on a career behind the scenes in theatre and dance.
Fair well, Noreen Corcoran, you’ll be missed.

R.I.P. George Barris

The amazing car customizer George Barris has died.

Ngeorge Barris was the genius behind many of the cars in classic tv shows, his work included the 1960s era Batmobile, the Munster’s car, the truck in the Beverly Hillbillies and many more.

 While not a household name himself, his work still remains recognizable today and for the foreseeable future.

  George Barris will be missed, but he will be remembered by his work, which is part of television history.

R.I.P Howard A. Anderson

It is a sad thing when one of the people behind many of the most iconic tv shows of the twentieth century dies and few people know who he was.

Such is the case with Howard A. Anderson. While not an actor or producer, he was one man who helped shape television, without his work many of the introductions to shows everyone still knows would have been completely different.

 Howard A. Anderson was the man who made the introductions to such shows as: The Andy Griffith Show, Get Smart, Happy Days, the Twilight Zone and many others.

 He was also one of the mainn special effect people on the original Star Trek series, he created the opening, the transporter effect and also painted most of the planet backgrounds.

 Howard A. Anderson was a true pioneer in special effects, his work will live on for generations to come.

R.I.P. Maureen O’Hara

The famous actress Maureen O’Hara has died, she was 95. 

 Possible one of the most talented actresses of the 1940s and 1950s, she stared in movies with the likes of John Wayne, James Stewart and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr to name but a few.

 While she will likely be remembered for staring in ‘The Quiet Man’, she stared in a wide variety of movies, including westerns and pirate movies, she was also in Alfred Hitchcock’s Jamaica Inn.

 She was an actress like no other, easily able to bring her roles to life, a gift few others have ever been able to do as well.

  Maureen O’Hara will be missed, but thanks to her movies, she will not be forgotten.
*Updated October 26th to correct movie error.