January 11, 2023 Alan Royle 2

  Ronald Reagan & Piper Laurie (1949) In her 2011 autobiography titled Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir, Piper Laurie revealed that she lost her virginity to Ronald Reagan during the time they were filming Louisa (1950) together. She was seventeen and Reagan, who played her father in the […]



March 1, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE (1974-83) 204 EPISODES                         This long-running dramatic series was based (very loosely) on the books written by real life pioneer Laura Ingalls Wilder. She was born in 1867 and passed away in 1957. Her […]


June 19, 2019 Alan Royle 0

    GARY COLEMAN (1968 – 2010)                                      Gary Coleman was born to a homeless woman in 1968 and adopted from a Chicago hospital by a fork-lift operator and his nurse practitioner wife. The boy experienced severe health issues from the age of two, having entered this world with one atrophied […]

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Child Stars of Bygone Days – PT1

December 27, 2017 Alan Royle 0

This is the first article about the myriad child stars who graced movies and television since the very beginning of the movie industry until around 1980. I have left out the more recent ones because their stories are mostly still to be written. So, we shall take a trip down […]

Actors marrying other actors – PT 8.

August 18, 2016 Alan Royle 4

  BOW, Clara                          Bell, Rex                                 1931 to 1962 – (his death)   Clara was just about the hottest property in Hollywood in the Roaring Twenties, especially after starring in It in 1927. Previously known as ‘The Brooklyn Bonfire’, she suddenly found herself with a brand new nickname – ‘The […]

Gay/Bisexual Actors in Old TV Shows ( Pt 5 )

June 26, 2015 admin 12

  Peter Wyngarde (1933 – ) Peter Wyngarde was born in Marseilles, France to an English father and a French mother. For about three years between 1969 and 1972, he portrayed the suave, silky-voiced, woman chasing sleuth Jason King in two series, (Department ‘S’ and Jason King), and seemed to […]