Archive for Peter Sellers

Happy 65th to Britt Ekland!

Posted in Birthdays with tags , , , , , , on October 6, 2007 by Deborah Lipp

Quite a week for birthdays. The actress who played much-maligned Mary Goodnight turns 65 today. (I am quite fond of Mary Goodnight.)

Mary Goodnight

Britt Ekland has many Bond connections. She co-starred with Christopher Lee in TMWTGG, and also in one of my favorite movies, the original Wicker Man. (NSFW shot below the fold.) In addition, she was married to Peter Sellers, one of the pseudo-Bonds from 1967’s Casino Royale. Continue reading

Peter Sellers 1925-1980

Posted in Birthdays with tags on September 8, 2007 by Deborah Lipp

Today would have been Peter Sellers’s 82th birthday. I don’t normally pay that much attention to the “other” Casino Royale, but Sellers did play “James Bond” (as well as so many other wonderful characters, including Dr. Strangelove himself).

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