04 February 2008

Barry Morse: 1918-2008

Barry Morse, the Canadian-based character actor (born in London, England) best known for the original "The Fugitive" and season one of "Space 1999", passed away on Feb. 2 at the age of 89. He was a terrific actor and as a major fan of "Space 1999" (dated, certainly, but the moodier season one is still one of the finest s.f. series ever, IMHO--Morse wasn't part of the more"Star Trek" influenced second and final run), I was honored to have worked with him on the film "Memory Run". Here's the first obit on his official site. And here's a drawing I did of Morse as "Victor Bergman" when I was 10!