Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Ricardo Montalban dies at 88

Ricardo Montalban, Mexican born actor for more than 60 years died Wednesday January 14 in Los Angeles. He was 88 years old. No cause of death was given. He began his career in MGM musicals with Esther Williams back in 1946. But the world will always remember him as Mr. Roarke, who was in charge of an island resort where visitors were able to fulfill their lifelong dreams in "Fantasy Island". It ran from 1978-1984 1920-2009

Patrick McGoohan dies at 80

Actor Patrick McGoohan who starring in the 1960's cult classic "The Prisoner" has died in Los Angeles. He was 80 years old. McGoohan won two Emmy's for his work on Columbo and in the 1995 Mel Gibson film "Braveheart". But he was best known as the title character #6 in the British TV series in which he played a spy held captive in a small village trying to escape. 1928-2009