Humbert Allen "Bud" Astredo, Jr. (April 4, 1929 – February 19, 2016) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He made several notable Broadway and Off Broadway theatrical performances, but was best known for the numerous roles he performed on the daytime Gothic horror soap opera Dark Shadows, most notably that of the warlock Nicholas Blair.
James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner;1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including such popular roles as Bret Maverick (1950s) western comedy series Maverick & Jim Rockford (1970s) detective drama series The Rockford Files. Garner also starred in more than 50 films, including The Great Escape (1963), The Americanization of Emily (1964), Grand Prix (1966), Blake Edwards' Victor Victoria (1982)...
Ben Gazzara, an intense actor whose long career included playing Brick in the original “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” on Broadway, roles in influential films by John Cassavetes and work with several generations of top Hollywood directors, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 81.
Donyale Luna (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979) was an American model and cover girl. She also appeared in several films, in Camp (1965) by Andy Warhol, Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? (1966) by William Klein, as Groucho Marx's companion in Otto Preminger's Skidoo (1968), and most notably as Oenothea in Federico Fellini's Satyricon (1970) and as the title character in Salomé (1972), a film by director Carmelo Bene.
James Garner starred in several TV series over five decades, including as Bret Maverick in the '50s western comedy "Maverick" and as Jim Rockford in the '70s detective drama "The Rockford Files." He also did more than 50 films, including "The Great Escape" (1963), "The Americanization of Emily" (1964), "Grand Prix" (1966), "Victor Victoria" (1982), "Murphy's Romance" (1985), -- for which he received an Oscar nomination -- "Space Cowboys" (2000), and "The Notebook" (2004).