Wednesday, February 6, 2008

In Memorium: Barry Morse

Noted British character actor Barry Morse passed away at the age of 89 on February 2, 2008 from an undisclosed illness. Genre fans may remember him from the classic 1960's TV series, The Fugitive, where Morse played Lt. Phillip Gerard, endlessly pursuing David Janssen's Dr. Richard Kimble - - roles later played by Tommy Lee Jones & Harrison Ford in the popular 1993 movie version.

Barry Morse was also featured as Prof. Victor Bergman in the initial 1975 season of Space: 1999. He was cremated at the request of his family.

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