Monday, September 21, 2015

Jack Larson, R. I. P.

Deadline: Jack Larson, an actor, playwright, producer and screenwriter best known from the classic 1950s comic book series The Adventures of Superman, died Sunday in his Brentwood home. He was 87 years old.

5 comments:

Jeff Meyerson said...

Noel Neill (94) and Phyllis Coates (88) are still with us.

Jeff

Anonymous said...

Golly, Mr Kent, that's a bummer!
A.S.

Unknown said...

Always loved how he could project so much sincerity into a part other actors would have phoned in. And Laurence Olivier praised him in his memoirs--for his stage work, not ADVENTURES OF SUPERRMAN.

Unknown said...

I suspect it wasn't easy for him to get movie and TV work after being typed as Jimmy Olsen.

Cap'n Bob said...

Jeepers!