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.


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May 072018
 

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07 May 2018


Births



1908

Valentine Dyall

(Died: 24 Jun 1985)

Aged 77
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.
1974

Brekin Meyer

Age 44
Breckin Erin Meyer is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer and drummer known for roles in films such as CluelessRoad TripRat Race and the Garfield film series.
1983

Brian Murphy

Age 35
Brian Murphy is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Cardiff City.

Murphy played 25 times for Portsmouth between 2015 – 2016


Deaths



2013

Ray Harryhausen

(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.


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