10 we lost in 2017

Strathearn Herald - - MEMORY LANE -

John Heard (71) Best known for play­ing dad Peter McAllister in the first two Home Alone flicks. John Avild­sen (81) Won an Os­car for di­rect­ing the orig­i­nal Rocky and helmed the first three Karate Kid films. Pow­ers Boothe (78) Me­naced Bruce Willis and oth­ers with mem­o­rable me­nace in the Sin City movie adap­ta­tions. Miguel Fer­rer (61) Bob Mor­ton in sci-fi clas­sic RoboCop and snared roles in Iron Man 3 and Traf­fic. Wil­liam Peter Blatty (89) Wrote sem­i­nal hor­ror The Ex­or­cist and penned and di­rected its un­der­rated sec­ond se­quel. Michael Nyqvist (56) Shone as the orig­i­nal Blomkvist in the Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tat­too se­ries. Adam West (88) Took Bat­man to colour­ful, and un­for­get­table, heights be­fore win­ning new fans on Fam­ily Guy. Bill Pax­ton (61) From Hicks in Aliens to True Lies’ Si­mon, the master of scen­esteal­ing char­ac­ter work. John Hurt (77) For­ever known for hav­ing his chest burst in Alien, but the Brit was a true leg­end of the screen. Roger Moore (89) The long­est-serv­ing Bond donned his stylish tuxe­dos to play 007 on seven sep­a­rate oc­ca­sions.

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