R.I.P. Dick Miller

It is with great sadness that I report that character actor Dick Miller has passed away at the age of 90. Miller first became known by his work with cult filmmaker Roger Corman, particularly his lead role as Walter Paisley in 1959’s A Bucket of Blood. It was Dick Miller’s work with Roger Corman that lead to Corman’s […]

R.I.P. George A. Romero

We lost one of the undisputed masters of horror this past weekend, as George A. Romero passed away from cancer at age 77. Romero is probably best known for creating the modern depiction of zombies in 1968’s Night of the Living Dead and its multiple follow-ups that includes 1978’s Dawn of the Dead, 1985’s Day of […]

R.I.P. Bill Paxton

In some shocking and sad news, it is being reported today that actor Bill Paxton has passed away at the age of 61, due to complications from surgery. Bill Paxton was probably best known by many for his recurring roles in the films of James Cameron, ranging from a punk in The Terminator, a cowardly […]

R.I.P. John Hurt

I’m a few days late, but it wouldn’t be right for me not to pay my respects to actor John Hurt, who passed away on Friday at the age of 77. The British character actor had a career that dated back to the early 1960s, though Hurt is probably most well known for his role […]

R.I.P. Carrie Fisher

Well, 2016 has truly been a horrible year when it comes to high profile celebrities passing away. It doesn’t look to stop anytime soon, as it has been reported that Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60, after suffering from a heart attack last week. Fisher is of course best known for playing […]

R.I.P. Anton Yelchin

2016 has turned into quite the terrible year when it comes to celebrity deaths and probably the most tragic is today’s news that actor Anton Yelchin has died in a car accident today at the all two young age of 27. My first exposure to Yelchin was in the 2006 thriller Alpha Dog, where he […]

R.I.P. Alan Rickman

It has definitely been a rough start of the year. Following the deaths over the last couple weeks of Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and David Bowie, it has been reported that actor Alan Rickman has died of cancer at the age of 69, which is ironically the same age and cause of Bowie’s death less than a week […]

R.I.P Christopher Lee

It’s sad news today as acclaimed actor Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93.  With a career that lasted more than 65 years, Lee was best known for his roles in the Hammer horror films of the 1950s, particularly the 1958 version of Dracula.  He also had memorable roles as Lord Summerisle in […]

R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy

Fans of Star Trek are now in mourning, as it is being reported that Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83.  Nimoy is of course best known for playing Mr. Spock on the original 1966-69 television series, a role which he reprised in eight feature films (including the two recent films by J.J. […]

R.I.P. Robin Williams

I am absolutely devastated to hear that comedian Robin Williams has died today at the age of 63.  While it has not yet been officially confirmed, the reports are that Williams had been suffering from serious depression lately and that his death was an apparent suicide.  Robin Williams was a comedian I literally grew up […]