Tuesday, December 17, 2013
In Memoriam: Joan Fontaine (1917 - 2013)
The beautifully talented Joan Fontaine past away on December 15th, 2013 in Carmel, CA at the age of 96. Joan Fontaine is an award winning actress receiving an Academy Award for her role in "Suspicion" along with "The New York Film Critics Award" for the same role.
Joan is a very accomplished actress whom appeared in a wide array of classic's from a tender heart in
Joan also is the younger sister to actress Olivia de Havilland. This classic actress of the silver screen will be missed.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Peter O'Toole - Eight time Academy Award nominee, four time Golden Globe winner, Emmy, BAFTA award winning actor past away on December 15th, 2013 at the age of 81. Peter O'Toole was born in Ireland and raised in Leeds, England. Once discovering his passion for the arts, Peter made his stage debut at the age of 17 years old and never looked back. Between 1952 to 1954 he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with classmates such as Alan Bates and Albert Finney.
Peter O'Toole spent several years acting in various productions in the famed Bristol Old Vic. After
Through out Peter O'Toole's life it was troubled by very heavy drinking that nearly killed him in the 1970's. Peter was a tough person who fought the battle of substance abuse and won and triumphed in many other classic films and roles such as: "The Lion In Winter" "Becket" "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" "The Ruling Class" "The Stunt Man" "My Favorite Year" "Venus" "Man of La Mancha" "The Last Emperor" "Troy" and many other noteworthy roles.