Simon MacCorkindale passes away, God Bless

God Bless. Death on the Nile is one of my all time faves, and who could forget Manimal.

…Actor Simon MacCorkindale, who starred in BBC One’s Casualty, has died aged 58 after suffering from cancer. His publicist, Max Clifford, said he died in the arms of his wife, actress Susan George, on Thursday night in a London Clinic.

He spent six years on the BBC medical drama as Dr Harry Harper. He was also known for starring in 1980s series Manimal and Falcon Crest and appearing in the 1978 Agatha Christie film Death on the Nile.

Ms George said: “No-one could have fought this disease any harder than he did since being diagnosed four years ago. “He fought it with such strength, courage and belief. Last night, he lost this battle, and he died peacefully in my arms.

“To me, he was simply the best of everything, and I loved him with all my heart. He will live on in me forever.”…

October 15, 2010. Tags: , , , . Celebrities, Entertainment, Film, Popular Culture, Sci Fi. Comments off.

Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile, 1978

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A commenter notes the name of the tango in the first clip: The tango is called “Jalousie” and was composed by Jacob Gade in the thirties.

Scenes with legendary actresses Bette Davis, Maggie Smith and Angela Lansbury from Death on the Nile, 1978, Part 1

Death on the Nile (1978)
Director: John Guillermin
Writers: Agatha Christie (novel) Anthony Shaffer (screenplay)
Peter Ustinov… Hercule Poirot
Bette Davis… Marie Van Schuyler
Angela Lansbury… Salome Otterbourne
Mia Farrow… Jacqueline De Bellefort
Maggie Smith… Miss Bowers
Jack Warden… Doctor Ludwig Bessner
David Niven… Colonel Johnny Race
Jane Birkin… Louise Bourget
Olivia Hussey… Rosalie Otterbourne
George Kennedy… Andrew Pennington
Lois Chiles… Linnet Ridgeway Doyle
Simon MacCorkindale… Simon Doyle
Jon Finch… James Ferguson
I.S. Johar… Manager of The Karnak

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May 11, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Detective Stories, Entertainment, Film, Music, Mystery, Popular Culture, Suspense, Uncategorized. Comments off.

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