Aug 042018
 

On This Day

04 August 2018


Births



1942

Don S. Davis

(Died: 29 Jun 2008)

Aged 65
Don Sinclair Davis, PhD  was an American character actor best-known for playing General Hammond in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007), and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991).
1975

Andy Hallett

(Died: 29 Mar 2009)

Aged 33
Andrew Alcott Hallett was an American singer and actor who became known from playing the part of Lorne in the television series Angel (2000–2004). He used his singing talents often on the show, and performed two songs on the series' 2005 soundtrack album, Angel: Live Fast, Die Never.
1983

Greta Gerwig

Age 35
Greta Celeste Gerwig is an American actress, writer, and director. She first garnered attention after working on and appearing in several mumblecore films. Between 2006 and 2009, she appeared in a number of films by Joe Swanberg, some of which she co-wrote and co-directed.


On This Day

Jun 292018
 

On This Day

29 June 2018


Births



1920

Ray Harryhausen

(Died: 07 Mar 2013)

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 the animation for Mighty Joe Young (1949), 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).
1949

Colin Garwood

Age 69
Colin Arthur Garwood is an English former professional footballer who scored 157 goals from 426 games playing as a striker for Peterborough UnitedOldham AthleticHuddersfield TownColchester UnitedPortsmouth and Aldershot during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. The £54,000 Aldershot paid Portsmouth in February 1980 was a club record.

Garwood played 78 times for Portsmouth scoring 34 goals between 1978 – 1980
1979

Andy O'Brien

Age 39
Andrew James O'Brien is an Irish former professional footballer who played as a centre back.

O'Brien played 37 times for Portsmouth between 2005 – 2006
1991

Addison Timlin

Age 27

Addison Jayne Timlin is an American actress, best known for her roles as Jami Lerner in The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) and Colleen Lunsford in Little Sister (2016). She is also known for playing Sasha Bingham in Showtime's Californication.


Deaths



2008

Don S. Davis

(Born: 04 Aug 1942)

Died Aged 65
Don Sinclair Davis, PhD was an American character actor best-known for playing General Hammond in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007), and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991). He was also a theatre professor, painter, and United States Army captain.


On This Day   .   Addison Timlin