Thursday, July 01, 2010

BRBTV birthdays for July

- Brock Peters, who voiced Lucius Fox on "Batman: The Animated Series," was born on July 2, 1927 and died on August 23, 2005.
- Signy Coleman, our Celeste DiNapoli of "Santa Barbara," who also did an 1987 episode of "Dallas," turns 50 on Independence Day.
- Rosemary Forsyth, the original Sophia Capwell (and Dominic) of "SB," and Anne McFadden on "Dallas," turns 67 on July 6.
- Grant Goodeve, who was Chris Deegan on "Dynasty," also has a birthday on July 6, turning 58.
- Deborah Tranelli, our own Phyllis Wapner of "Dallas," turns 55 on July 6.
- Kimberly Foster, who portrayed Michelle Stevens on "Dallas," is our fourth July 6 birthday, turning 49.
- Cree Summer, Terry's buddy Max on "Batman Beyond," turns 41 on July 7.
- William Smithers, who was Jeremy Wendell on "Dallas," turns 83 on July 10.
- Michael Rosenbaum, who voiced several characters in "Batman Beyond" (Ollie, Carl, Wendell), "Justice League" (the Flash) and the like, and whom BRBTV misses very much on the CW's "Smallville," turns 38 on July 11.
- Sandy Ward, who played Jeb Ames on "Dallas," was born on July 12, 1926, and died on March 6, 2005.
- Dale Robertson, who was Walter Lankershim on "Dynasty" and Frank Crutcher on "Dallas," turns 87 on July 14.
- Ken Kercheval, our unforgettable Cliff Barnes of "Dallas," turns 75 on July 15.
- Derek McGrath, who was the eccentric Oswald Valentine on "Dallas," turns 61 on July 15.
- Barbara Stanwyck, the legendary film star who was Constance Colby on "The Colbys," was born on July 16, 1907 and died on January 20, 1990.
- Diahann Carroll, the songstress who vexed Alexis as Dominique Devereaux on "Dynasty," turns 75 on July 17.
- Audrey Landers, who was Afton Cooper on "Dallas" and a couple roles on "The Dukes of Hazzard," turns 51 on July 18.
- George Dzundza, the voice of the Ventriloquist on "Batman: The Animated Series," turns 65 on July 19.
- Paul Burke, the second C.C. Capwell of "Santa Barbara," who also did a memorable turn on "Dynasty" as Neal McVane, was born on July 21, 1926, and died on September 13, 2009.
- Art Hindle, who brokered babies as Jeff Farraday on "Dallas," turns 62 on July 21.
- Lenore Kasdorf, the lovely Caroline Wilson on "SB," turns 62 on July 23.
- James Best, our own Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane of "The Dukes of Hazzard," turns 84 on July 26.
- Dierdre Imershein, who was the caught-in-the-middle Jory Taylor on "Dallas," turns 47 on July 26.
- Keenan Wynn, the second Digger Barnes on "Dallas," was born on July 27, 1916 and died on October 14, 1986.
- Sasha Mitchell, another "Dallas" alum as long-lost Ewing son James Beaumont, turns 43 on July 27.
- Lloyd Bochner, who was Cecil Colby on "Dynasty," was born on July 29, 1924 and died on October 29, 2005.
- David Warner, who was the commanding and ghoulish Ra's al Ghul on "Batman: The Animated Series," turns 69 on July 29.
- Ben Piazza, our own Walt Driscoll of "Dallas," was born on July 30, 1934, and died on September 7, 1991.
- Susan Flannery, who played Leslie Stewart on "Dallas," turns 71 on July 31.
- Lane Davies, the unforgettable original Mason Capwell on "Santa Barbara," who showed up on "Dallas" as Craig Gurney, also has a birthday on July 31, turning 60.

Happy birthday to all!

BRBTV News Blog Blip: She played a rather disliked character on "Santa Barbara," but Constance Marie has done OK for herself over the years, hasn't she? And she sure hasn't aged a bit since her days as Nikki Alvarez. Marie popped up yesterday on the People magazine site, blogging about her "Sick, Sad, Snotty Baby!"

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