Friday, August 27, 2010

August 27 events in SF and Fantasy

Born on this day:

Paul Reubens (1952, Peekskill, New York, USA)
PeeWee Herman, had a cameo role as the Penguin's father in Batman Returns (1992), the sequel with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Bruce Wayne, and a supporting role in Mystery Men (1999), among others.

Peter Stormare (1953, Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden)
Perhaps most famous as the "Punk your auto" German engineer in the VW commercials, and as the silent killer in Fargo, he played Satan in Constantine, the President in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and Lev Andropov in Armageddon (1998).

Died on this day:
Greg Morris: born Sept 27, 1933, died Aug 27, 1996 of lung cancer. Most famous as the electronics wizard Barney Collier in the original Mission: Impossible.

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