On a sadder note: We say goodbye to actors Honor Blackman and Brian Dennehy, to F1 star Stirling Moss, and to comedians Eddie Large and Tim Brooke-Taylor…and finally to soulful singer Bill Withers & Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan

On a sadder note: We say goodbye to actors Honor Blackman and Brian Dennehy, to F1 star Stirling Moss, and to comedians Eddie Large and Tim Brooke-Taylor…and finally to soulful singer Bill Withers & Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan

This column is not supposed to be a full blown obituary column. It is this writer’s way of saluting those who have been inspirational in the world of space or entertainment or another field.  Unfortunately, when there are a lot of passings to note – as...
On a sadder note: Actor Max von Sydow dies at 90 as does comedian Roy Hudd, Apollo astronaut Al Worden, actor Stuart Whitman, and Chef Michel Roux Sr…and a belated salute to Freeman Dyson

On a sadder note: Actor Max von Sydow dies at 90 as does comedian Roy Hudd, Apollo astronaut Al Worden, actor Stuart Whitman, and Chef Michel Roux Sr…and a belated salute to Freeman Dyson

The well known Swedish-born character actor Max von Sydow has died at the age 90 during March. While venerated by art house cinema-goers for his appearances in several Igmar Bergman-directed films such as The Seventh Seal (1957), in which he famously played chess...