On This Day
07 May 2018
(Died: 24 Jun 1985)
|Valentine Dyall was an English character actor. His distinctive voice made him especially popular as a voice actor and he was known for many years as "The Man in Black", the narrator of the BBC Radio horror series Appointment with Fear.|
|Breckin Erin Meyer is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer and drummer known for roles in films such as Clueless, Road Trip, Rat Race and the Garfield film series.|
|Brian Murphy is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Cardiff City.
Murphy played 25 times for Portsmouth between 2015 – 2016
(Born: 29 Jun 1920)
Died Aged 92
|Raymond Frederick Harryhausen was an American-British artist, designer, visual effects creator, writer and producer who created a form of stop-motion model animation known as "Dynamation".
His most memorable works include: working with his mentor Willis H. O'Brien on the animation for Mighty Joe Young (1949), his first color film, which won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects; The 7th Voyage of Sinbad(1958); and Jason and the Argonauts (1963), which featured a famous sword fight with seven skeleton warriors. His last film was Clash of the Titans (1981), after which he retired.