Sunday, December 30, 2012

Tribute Gallery 2012

Michael Clarke Duncan (1957 - 2012)

Neil Armstrong (1930 - 2012)

Tony Scott (1944 - 2012)

William Windom (1923 - 2012)

Carlo Rambaldi (1925 - 2012)

Sally Ride (1951 - 2012)

R.G. Armstrong (1917 - 2012)

Jonathan Frid (1924 - 2012)

Ralph McQuarrie (1929 - 2012)

Davy Jones (1945 - 2012)

Ernest Borgnine (1917 - 2012)

Larry Hagman (1931 - 2012)

Dolores Mantez (1938 - 2012)

Gary Collins (1938 -2012)

Jack Klugman (1922 - 2012)

 Charles Durning (1923 - 2012)

Gerry Anderson (1929 - 2012)

Lee Hansen (1968 - 2012), star of my web series, The House Between and beloved friend.

If I failed to include any movie/cult-tv luminaries in this list I culled from the blog in 2012, I apologize wholeheartedly for the oversight. No slight or insult is intended.

Please feel free to leave your thoughts and memories regarding these personalities -- or  any others who passed away in 2012 -- in the comments section, below, if you would like.


  1. Nice tribute--I'm especially glad you included the great RG Armstrong. I had expected you to include Ray Bradbury and maybe Nicol Williamson (Merlin in _Excalibur_, Little John to Sean Connery's aged hero in _Robin & Marian_, and an oft-forgotten but very introspective _Hamlet_). I wondered if you would include Andy Griffith (if just for _Salvage 1_), and I'll add my own gratitude for Mary Tamm (the first Romana on _Doctor Who_) here. May they all Rest in Peace.

  2. Mary Tamm passed on? Oh no! I'll miss them all, now.

    Michael Clarke Duncan's death hit me hardest, especially since he started out late in life as an actor with The Green Mile-I though that he was going to go on for a while! Again, I'l miss them all, and hope that things are better where they are.


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