OBI-WAN KENOBI - THE MAN, THE JEDI
George Lucas on Obi-Wan Kenobi, talking to film publicist Alan Arnold in 1979: "The character started out as Luke's father and became the friend of Luke's father. I wanted a character who was an old warrior, very stately, a father image for Luke. He evolved out of that. He wasn't meant to be Christ-like, but rather a thoughtful and intelligent man with a noble bearing- a symbol of goodness and mystical power." With thanks to Chris Baker for the image of Sir Alec Guinness.
Charlton Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in 1944. He served for two years as a radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a B-25 Mitchell stationed in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands with the Eleventh Air Force. He reached the rank of Staff Sergeant.
HughJackman keen to play James Bond after originally turning down role
Hugh Jackman has thrown his hat into the ring to be the next actor to play James Bond it would seem, telling The Project on Wednesday night he would 'seriously consider' playing the iconic role.
Richard Kiel Dies at 74; Played Jaws in Bond Films (Published 2014)
Richard Dawson Kiel (13 Sep 1939 - 10 Sep 2014) was an actor known for his role of the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies, 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'Moonraker.' His career spanned 50 years, and he is credited with over 40 films and more than 30 TV series. Kiel's height and features were a result of a hormonal condition known as acromegaly. In his prime, Kiel stood 7 feet 1.5 inches.
George Reeves (1914-1959) - Find A Grave Memorial
Actor. His best remembered role was that of 'Superman' in the 1950s television series of the same name. Born George Keefer Brewer in Woolstock, Iowa, to Don and Helen Lescher Brewer, his actual birth date is January 5, but when he was growing up his mother lied to him, telling him it was April 5, 1914, since this...
Victor Buono (1938-1982) - Find A Grave Memorial
Actor. Born in San Diego, California, he was a Vaudeville performer when offered a screen test at Warner Brothers Motion Picture Studios in 1959. He soon became a regular on many television series, most notable as the villain 'King Tut' on Batman 1966 to 1968. His other television credits included 77 Sunset Strip, The...