Sunday, August 29, 2010

SF & Fantasy events Aug 29


Dante Basco: 29 August 1975, Pittsburg, California
Of Filipino descent, Basco had a supporting role as Rufio in the 1990 film Hook, and has done voices for The Last Airbender animated TV series.

Richard Attenborough (1923, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK)
British actor who has done very little science fiction. He played John Hammond in Jurassic Park (1993).

Joel Schumacher (1939, New York City, New York, USA)
Schumacher is the director of two Batman movies, Batman Forever (1995) starring Val Kilmer as Batman, and Batman & Robin (1997) with George Clooney as Batman, and Chris O'Donnell as Robin. Alicia Silverstone played Batgirl.

Simon Oakland (, born 28 August 1915, died Aug 29m 1983, Cathedral City, California, USA)
Played Tony Vincenzo in Darren McGavin's Night Stalker series.

Michael Dunn (born 20 October 1934, Shattuck, Oklahoma, USA, died Aug 29, 1973, London, England, UK)
The 3' 11" Dunn, born Gary Neil Miller, was a concert pianist until a condition called chondrodystrophy destroyed his career, when he turned to acting. Had a supporting role in the "Plato's Stepchildren" episode of Star Trek, and had a recurring role as Miguelito Loveless in Wild, Wild West.

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