May 2, 2023 Alan Royle 1

  THE CENTURIONS Since the movies and television began there have been a total of thirteen notable actors and actresses who have had the good fortune (or bad luck, depending on your point of view), to attain the age of one hundred years or more. Seven of these are of […]

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT59.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT59.

November 4, 2021 Alan Royle 6

  JAMES STEWART (1908-97)                    A native of Indiana, Pennsylvania, James Stewart was blessed with an appeal that seemed to transcend all boundaries. His movie career blossomed in the thirties, due mainly to an on-screen image that made him popular with cinema-goers of both genders and all ages. Men considered him […]


April 17, 2019 Alan Royle 4

  As far as I can determine there have been fifteen actors and actresses who have lived to the ripe old age of 100 or more, and another two who are precariously perched on 99 as of March 31, 2019. If all goes well, Nehemiah Persoff and Marge Champion will […]


December 24, 2018 Alan Royle 4

The lovely May Wynn in The Caine Mutiny (1954) May at home with husband Jack Kelly Donna Lee Hickey was born in New York City in 1928. When she won the role of May Wynn in the 1954 classic The Caine Mutiny, she decided to change her acting name to that of […]

WAMPAS Baby Stars 1932

April 7, 2017 Alan Royle 0

  LONA ANDRE (1915 – 92) Tennessee-born Lona Andre landed a few leads in minor movies and a number of mostly uncredited bit parts in more important features, but overall her career never amounted to much. Her 1935 marriage to leading man Edward Norris probably set some kind of record […]

Leonardo DiCaprio – sensible superstar.

November 13, 2015 admin 4

  I wonder if any of the non-entities who comprised the cast of the woeful 1991 low budget horror feature Critters 3 entertained any suspicions that the 17 year-old who made his movie debut playing the part of Josh in it would go on to become an icon in the […]

Hollywood’s Oldest Stars

April 29, 2015 admin 2

  So far, in the entire history of Hollywood movie stars, only five have managed to reach the ripe old age of 100 – three women and two men. There are, however, quite a few beating down the door to ‘The Hundred Club’, plus a handful who fell just a […]