Archive for January 14th, 2009

Obit: Ricardo Montalban

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

OBITUARY

Ricardo Montalban dies at 88; ‘Fantasy Island’ actor

 

 Ricardo Montalban

 

He was often cast — and stereotyped — as a Latin lover and later was best known as Mr. Roarke of ‘Fantasy Island.’ He was respected for his work to improve the roles and image of other Latino actors

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By Lorenza Muñoz
Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2009

 

Ricardo Montalban, the suave leading man who was one of the first Mexican-born actors to make it big in Hollywood and who was best known for his role as Mr. Roarke on TV’s “Fantasy Island,” has died. He was 88.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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Obit: Patrick McGoohan

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

OBITUARY

Patrick McGoohan, TV’s ‘Secret Agent’ and ‘Prisoner,’ dies

 

 Patrick McGoohan

 

The British actor, 80, often played villains on TV and in movies. But he gained his greatest fame as the TV spy John Drake. He also won two Emmys for ‘Columbo.’

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By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2009

 

Patrick McGoohan, a two-time Emmy Award-winning actor who starred as a British spy in the 1960s TV series “Secret Agent” and gained cult status later in the decade as the star of the enigmatic series “The Prisoner,” has died. He was 80.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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