Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Happy birthday Peter Cushing


Happy birthday to horror icon Peter Cushing (1913-1994)!

One of the true titans of horror acting, Cushing is best known for his wonderful performances for Hammer along with Christopher Lee. His Hammer roles included Van Helsing and Baron Frankenstein, among many, many others.


Happy birthday!

4 comments:

  1. I must go a re-watch "The Satanic Rites of Dracula" (A Hammer Film) tonight in honor of him. Cool movie which also starred Christopher Lee and Joanna Lumley.

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  2. Awesome actor - definately digging out a Hammer film tonight to watch.

    Cheers!

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  3. ...and don't forget about Cushing's Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977)!

    "Charming to the last"

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  4. And an excellent painter! No, really, look at some of his watercolors some time.

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