Category Archives: actors

Remembering comedian and comedy writer Bill Dana

Bill Dana who was best known for his “Jose Jiminez” character on televison, was also a talented comedy writer who wrote the classic “All in the Family” episode with Sammy Davis Jr. kissing Archie Bunker. He passed away at age 92 this weekend. I had the chance to talk with Bill several years ago on WSRQ radio which is posted below.


Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Remembering Adam West

Adam West, best known as TV’s original “Batman” passed away after a brief illness this weekend at age 88. He was an outstanding and underrated actor. In the video posted, he hosts “The Hollywood Palace”, one of the popular variety shows in the 1960’s.

Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Remembering actor Roger Moore

Actor Sir Roger Moore passed away at age 89 today. He was an accomplished actor who is best known for two iconic roles, “Simon Templar, The Saint” on television and “James Bond 007” in film.

Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Book Talk Guest Don Nunley, author “Steve McQueen: LeMans in the Rearview Mirror

Doug Miles talks with Don Nunley, author “Steve McQueen: LeMans in the Rearview Mirror” on “Talk Across America”.


If you’re interested in the book, you may order in the Amazon box below.

Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Remembering Don Rickles

One of the legends in show business and comedy, Don Rickles passed away at age 90 today. I had the pleasure of talking with Don on WSRQ radio back in 2008.

Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Book Talk Guest Marc Eliot author “Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon”

Book Talk Guest Marc Eliot author “Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon”.
Note: There are some audio issues in the first 3:30 of the interview causing static. While it is still audible, we apologize for the quality. It does, however, clear up for the bulk of our conversation.


Try Amazon Music Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial




Remembering comedian/actor Dick Gautier

Dick Gautier was a talented comedian, actor and artist. He is best remembered for his role as Hymie the Robot on “Get Smart”. He appeared on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie” and was a staple on game shows in the 1970’s and ’80’s including “Tattletales” and “Password”. He passed away this weekend at age 85.




Remembering actor William Schallert





William Schallert was a talented and prolific actor on television and in film for more than 60 years. He is best known as Patty Duke’s father in the “Patty Duke Show”. He was also president of the Screen Actor’s Guild. He passed away at age 93 over the weekend.