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Chronicles of Hollywood History

Chronicles of Hollywood History

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Episode 107: Jeff Speakman
Jeff Speakman stops by to discuss his entire career.  From training with the master Ed Parker, to acting classes to his first big film The Perfect Weapon Jeff covers it all.  He discusses his straight to video films as well.  He covers his training, how he's added groundwork to Kenpo creating Kenpo 5.0, his thoughts on the UFC and gives a health update as well.  This is a must listen interview.
01:10:21
February 19, 2021
Episode 106: DeDee Pfeiffer
DeDee Pfeiffer stops by to discuss Big Sky, Supernatural, ER, and so much more.  We cover her filmography, discuss working with George Clooney, her family and so much more.  DeDee is a fantastic and funny lady with tons of energy.  Sit back for an amazing interview.
54:26
February 18, 2021
Episode 105: Patrika Darbo
The lovely and talented Patrika Darbo stops by to discuss her acting career.  From how she got into the business, her run on Days of our Lives, all the way through to Hatchet.  Patrika has starred in drama, horror, and comedy.  From the big screen to the small screen Patrika has a wonderful story to tell.  Sit back and enjoy this laugh filled fun interview.
43:53
February 10, 2021
Episode 104: Rebecca Metz
The lovely and talented Rebecca Metz stop by to discuss her career.  She talks about Shameless, Coop and Cami Ask the World, Better Things and much much more.  She even discusses her love of all things Muppets.  Sit back and listen
45:31
February 5, 2021
Episode 103: Antonio McKay
Actor, writer and producer Antonio McKay stops by for a fantastic interview.  We discuss how he got started in the business, acting on What's Happening Now and the A-Team and more.  We also talk about his new series Sangre Negra on Tubi and much more.  Sit back and enjoy
42:04
February 4, 2021
Episode 102: Mary Kennedy
Comedian and actress Mary Kennedy stops by for a fun interview.  Mary talks about her time on Shameless as "New Fiona" her work on Conan, how she got started in comedy and more.  Mary shares stories about doing zoom gigs durring the pandemic and so much more.  This is a fun and hilarious interview.  Sit back and enjoy
47:48
February 1, 2021
Episode 101: Anthony Starke
Anthony Starke stops by for a great interview.  We discuss how he got started in acting, working in both tv and films and what hes currently up to.  We of course talk about his time in License to Kill, and my favorite film, Return of the Killer Tomatoes!
01:01:16
January 29, 2021
Episode 100: Dawn Rice Maestas aka Godiva
Dawn Rice Maestas aka Godiva from GLOW stops by to discuss her career. From her athletic background to her rise as one of the top heels of the Glow promotion Godiva has a great story to tell.  From having one of the most elaborate gimmicks which included a bodysuit and riding a horse, Godiva was a villian who had millions of fans around the world.  With a fantastic British accent (I though it was real) to making Phil Donahue blush and get stammered on national TV Godiva was  Glow legend.  Sit back for a fantastic interview.
35:40
January 24, 2021
Episode 99: Billy Smith
Martial arts master, stuntman, and actor Billy Smith stops by for a great interview.  We discuss Billy's marital arts background, how he got involved in stunt work, and his acting roles  Billy talks about fighting TJ Storm in the martial arts kid, his love of comic books, and his current role in the Tubi hit Sangre Negra.  Billy is a cool guy and this is a fun interview
52:13
January 22, 2021
Episode 98: John Shuck
John Shuck, the first person to say F**K in a movie stops by to discuss his career. We talk about his iconic role in MASH, paying Herman Munster in the Munsters Reboot, and so much more.  John has done Movies, TV, and theater.  He covers it all.  Sit back and enjoy
40:12
January 20, 2021
Episode 97: Natalie Raitano
Natalie Raitano from VIP, and Pink fame stops by to discuss her career.  Natalie talks about her start in the business, her work on VIP, what it was like being on a hit show with Pam Anderson, and what she has been doing now.  Natalie is a wonderful human being and has a fantastic story to tell.  This is a must listen to interview.  Sit back and enjoy
54:50
January 16, 2021
Episode 96: Scott Valentine
Scott Valentine from Family Ties, and Black Scorpion fame stops by to discuss his career.  From a life changing accident to becoming a TV Heartthrob with in years of each other, Scott has lives and amazing and blessed life.  We talk about My Demon Lover, Phantom 2040, TO Sleep With a Vampire and so much more.  Scott is truly a wonderful person, and this is a fantastic interview,  Sit back and enjoy.
51:15
January 14, 2021
Episode 95: Joy Zapata
Joy Zapata, Hair Department Head, and Hair Stylist stops by to discuss her amazing career in Hollywood.  From meeting Jack Nicholson to becoming his Hair Stylist Joy has amazing stories to tell.  Working with The Rock, Tom Hanks, Reese Witherspoon and many many more.  Joy tells us also what it's like working on the massive sets of Wonder Woman 1984, Transformers and more.  Joy was an absolute pleasure to talk to. And on top of that she is a 4 time Primetime Emmy Award Winner.  Sit back and enjoy.
55:47
January 7, 2021
Episode 94: Ty Granderson Jones
Ty Granderson Jones from Con Air and CB4 fame stops by for a great interview.  Ty has amazing stories and had a great message for everyone.  This is an uplifting and educating interview.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:33:25
January 6, 2021
Episode 93: Megan Cavanagh
Megan Cavanagh from A League of their Own, Big Stan, Robin Hood Men In Tights and much more stops by to discuss her career.  She talks about working with Tom Hanks, Madonna, Dave Chapelle, Mel Brooks and many many more.  Megan is hilarious and this is a fun fun interview
55:14
January 4, 2021
Episode 92: Michael Bailey Smith
Michael Bailey Smith stops by to discuss her start with Dallas, to getting the acting bug.  We cover Fantastic Four, My Name is Earl, Nightmare on Elm Street and everything else.  Michael is a great down to earth guy and this is a must listen interview.
51:13
December 28, 2020
Episode 91: Stoney Jackson
Stoney Jackson from Streets of Fire, CB4 and much more stops by to discuss his career, how he got started in the business, working on various tv shows and films and much more.  Stoney has some fantastic stories.  Then we get a visit from Anthony McKay and the two tell us all about their new series Sangre Negra which starts December 18th on Tubi
50:31
December 17, 2020
Episode 90: Jalal Merhi
Jalal Merhi stops by to discuss his martial arts training, how he got started in the business and all the great things he has lined up for the futre.  Of course we cover Talons of the Eagle, TC200 and Tiger Claws.  Jalal has worked with a whos who of stars and this is a really fun and insightful interview.
33:55
December 16, 2020
Episode 89: Michael Matsuda
Michael Matsuda stops by to discuss the Martial Arts History Museum.  We talk about Michaels training, love of films, and of course how he started the Museum.  The Martial Arts History Museum has many amazing exhibits, as well as events every month.  Sit back and learn all about it.
54:02
December 16, 2020
Episode 88: Tiffany Mellon
Sandra Margot aka Tyffany Million aka Tiffany Mellon stops by to talk about her time in GLOW.  We also discuss her film work, as well as her Bounty Hunter show.  Sandra talks in detail about her time as an actress, wrestler, and a professional bounty hunter.  This is a great interview.  Sit back and enjoy
01:04:01
December 15, 2020
Episode 87: Keith Vitali
Keith Vitali the former number one ranked Karate fighter in the world stops by for a visit.  We talk his films, like the classic Revenge of the Ninja, Wheels on Meals, No Retreat No Surrender 3 and much more.  Listen as Keith discusses his training, background, the book he wrote with his Grandson and much more.  Keith is a great guy who is very down to earth.  This is a fun interview.
01:16:49
December 8, 2020
Episode 86: Sheree Wilson
Sheree Wilson stops by to discuss Walker Texas Ranger. Dallas. Fraternity Vacation and more.  She has some great Chuck Norris stories, including working on Hellbound where Chuck fought the devil.  She also lets us know what she's up to and her future projects.  Sheree was funny and charming so sit back for a great interview.
30:12
December 8, 2020
Episode 85: Marshall Terrill
Author Marshall Terrill stops by to discuss his latest Steve McQueen book, "In His Own Words."  We talk about Marshalls past books as well.  We also discuss Steve McQueen films as well as Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and so much more.
37:05
December 7, 2020
Episode 84: Sasha Mitchell
Sasha Mitchell from Kickboxer, Step b Step, Dallas, and more stops by to talk about his career, training, and what he is currently up to.  Sasha is a great guy and I had a great time with this interview and I promise you will love it.  Kickboxing, Comedy, its all here
38:51
December 4, 2020
Episode 83: Robin Riker
Robin Riker stops by to talk about her career.  From the cult classic film Alligator, to Get a Life, to Bold and the Beautiful, to everything in between.  Robin is a star of not only the big and small screen but theater as well.  She talks about everything you could think of.  She also is a author with a new book out.  Sit back and enjoy this fun interview.
01:12:18
November 28, 2020
Episode 82: Patricia Summerland
Patricia Summerland stops by to discuss her comic book, upcoming autobiography, radio gig, and yes, GLOW.  Patricia was Sunny The California Girl and shares stories of her training, time with the company and her thoughts on the Netflix series.  Sit back and enjoy
42:53
November 26, 2020
Episode 81: Cheryl Rusa aka Lightning
Cheryl Rusa stops by to discuss her career in stunt work.  Films like the Devils Rejects and Wonderland.  She also discusses her career as GLOW Girl Lightning and her thoughts on the Netflix series.  Enjoy
42:47
November 26, 2020
Episode 80: Joe Iaquinto II
Musician legend Joe Iaquinto returns to discuss his past work in scoring music for adult films.  We cover the porn industry of the 80's and if Boogie Nights got it right.  Sit back for one heck of a fun time.
01:09:51
November 26, 2020
Episode 79: Martin Guigui
Director, writer, actor Martin Guigui has done it all.  He stops by to discus how he got started.  He love of films, music, and of course directing.  We discuss his upcoming film the Healer as well as Paradise Cove and more.  Sit back and enjoy
54:33
November 20, 2020
Episode 78: Kelly Hu
Kelly Hu from Scorpion King, Vampire Diary's, X-Men and so much more stops by to talk her entire career.  From working with The Rock, Don Johnson, Sammo Hung and more Kelly has done it all.  She breaks down her entire career including her work in DC Animated films and her run on Arrow to her new clothing line 33 Edge.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:21:04
November 18, 2020
Episode 77: Johnny Young aka Crypto
Voice actor, streamer, and all around gamer Johnny Young stops by to discuss how he got into voice acting and what its like being the voice of Crypto in the hit game Apex Legends.  
20:45
November 18, 2020
Episode 76: Stephen Hill
Stephen Hill from the new Magnum PI show where he plays TC stops by.  We talk his time on Luke Cage, love of comics, superhero films, Knocking on Eddie Murphy's door as a kid and much much more.  Stephen was awesome and this interview is a lot of fun.  Sit back and enjoy
01:03:50
November 18, 2020
Episode 75: Fryda Wolff aka Loba
Voice Actress Fryda Wolff stops by to talk playing the bad girl in DC Animated works, various shows she has been in.  Being involved in the game world, and becoming Loba from Apex Legends.  Sit back and enjoy
32:01
November 17, 2020
Episode 74: Justine Huxley aka Wattson
Voice Actress Justine Huxley stops by to discuss her voice acting career.  From voice work in games like GTA V, Red Dead Redemption II, to the voice of Wattson in APEX Legends.  Justine is a great lady whit a really fun story.
20:46
November 14, 2020
Episode 73: Loren Avedon
Martial Artist, actor, stuntman, Loren Avedon has done it all.  From training with the Rhee's to starring in action classic films like King of the Kickboxers, No Retreat No Surrender II and No Retreat No Surrender III: Blood Brothers Loren has done it all.  Loren is a great guy and has a great message to everyone from kids to adults.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:52:30
November 14, 2020
Episode 72: Kane Hodder
Kane Hodder AKA Jason from Friday the 13th fame stops by on this Friday the 1th to discuss his entire career.  From his early beginnings, to playing Jason, Kane discusses it all.  Sit back an enjoy, and happy Friday the 13th.
52:29
November 13, 2020
Episode 71: Barry Livingston
Barry Livingston from My Three Sons fame stops by to discuss his career.  From My Three Sons, to a personal favorite of mine, High School USA, to The Silent Natural, Barry has grown up in front of our eyes.  Have fun and enjoy
17:42
November 11, 2020
Episode 70: Larry Manetti
Larry Manetti from Magnum PI fame stops by to discuss his career.  From working on television and films Larry has done it all.  He has great stories about working on Magnum, Ba Ba Blacksheep, Snapdragon with Pam Anderson and so much more.  Larry is a great and fun guy and this is a must for any fan.
31:45
November 11, 2020
Episode 69: Chris Edgerly aka Pathfinder
Voice actor Chris Edgerly stops by to talk about voice acting, shows he does such as The Simpsons, and his extensive work in video games.  Chris is the voice of Pathfinder in Apex Legends, and talks all about the appeal of the game and more.  This is a great interview, enjoy.
38:50
November 10, 2020
Episode 68: Roxy Astor
Roxy Astor from season 3 and 4 of GLOW stops by to talk her time as a GLOW girl.  She discusses her try out, training, living with a curfew with all the other girls, her favorite opponents and more.  She even discusses the Netflix show as well.  Roxy was a great person and this is a really fun interview for fans
34:51
November 9, 2020
Episode 67: Art Camacho
Art Camacho stops by to discuss his career.  From humble beginnings to a legend in the martial arts industry Art has done it all.  Acting, writing, directing, choreography and more.  He's also got a new show coming up on the El Ray Network that you need to check out.  Art is a fun and humble guy and this is a cant miss interview.
01:12:55
November 8, 2020
Episode 66: Dick Warlock
Stuntman legend Dick Warlock stops by to talk all the films he's done.  Working with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell on Escape from New York, and The Thing, How he was cast as Michael Myers in Halloween 2,  Halloween 3, and everything else.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:01:23
November 5, 2020
Episode 65: Jeanne Basone aka Hollywood
Jeanne Basone aka Hollywood from GLOW stops by to discuss her career.  From being an original GLOW girl, and continuing the series until the final season Hollywood talks about everything.  What it was like training, appetences, the shows, the girls she worked with, everything.  Of course she also discusses the Netflix GLOW series as well and gives her thoughts and opinions on it.  She is a great lady so when your done listening be sure to go to all her social medial pages. Twitter @glowhollywood @hollywoodBotanika Instagram @OfficialGlowHollywood @HollywoodBotanika https://www.etsy.com/shop/GLOWHollywoodMerch https://www.hollywoodbotanika.com/
30:55
November 4, 2020
Episode 64: Kawika Hoke
Producer & Content Marketing Analyst, Kawika Hoke is changing the way indie films do business by challenging the norms that have maintained the status quo of Hollywood. His goal is to educate and push indie filmmakers to keep ownership of their films, self distribute, and connect with audiences personally on their own terms. He is currently launching Manawa Kau, A Hawaiian Motion Picture Company intent on getting Hawaiians both on the islands and mainland, back to work. Kawika also sits on the board of the newly formed Independent Arts Equity Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)3 Non-Profit tasked with the mission of opening gateways for and establishing equity in artists that need support. You can follow him on FB/Instagram/Twitter/LinkedIn: @KawikaHoke
42:40
November 4, 2020
Episode 63: Cylk Cozart
Acting, directing, basketball, football, Cylk Cozart has done it all.  Cylk is a very cool down to earth guy and stops by for a hilarious interview.  From growing up, to working in films like White Men Cant Jump, Blue Chips, Eraser, and more Cylk talks about it all.  Enjoy some great Denzel and Shaq stories., and have a great time listening.
01:29:04
November 4, 2020
Episode 62: Wade Williams
Wade Williams stops by to discuss Prison Break, 3 From Hell and so much more.  Wade has been working for a long time and has tons of great stories.  Sit back and listen
39:23
November 1, 2020
Episode 61: Brian Herzlinger
Brian Herzlinger stops by to discuss how he got started in the business, making My Date With Drew, all the behind the scenese info on directing Corey Feldman's My Truth documentary and much much more.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:03:52
November 1, 2020
Episode 60: Tom McLoughlin
Tom McLoughlin the writer and director of Friday the 13th part 6 Jason Lives (and many other things) stops by to discuss a favorite film in the franchise.  Who paid for Jason tombstone, Jason using an Uzi, where the missing gore is, original endings, and ideas for a new film.  This is a must listen for Friday fans.
57:10
October 31, 2020
Episode 59: Harry Otto
Emmy Award winning art designer Harry Otto stops by to discuss his career and what its like working in the art section of the entertainment industry.  Harry has worked on GLOW (Which he won an Emmy) Godzilla King of the Monster's, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and so much more.  Sit back and listen.
36:52
October 31, 2020
Episode 58: Ellie Cornell
Ellie Cornell, Rachel from Halloween 4 and 5 makes a rare appearance and sits down to discuss her career.  We of course talk Halloween, where she went after the 5th film, what she's been doing, and a new film she has coming out with Scott Adkins.  Sit back and enjoy.
44:04
October 30, 2020
Episode 57: Lawrence Hilton Jacobs
Lawrence Hilton Jacobs stops by to discuss Welcome Back Kotter, his work in front of, and behind the camera for PM Entertainment, and of course his performance as Joe Jackson.  Lawrence talks about how he got into the business, and all the great times he's had.
41:12
October 29, 2020
Episode 56: Barry Pearl
Barry Pearl aka Doody from Grease stops by to talk.  We cover, of course Grease, Avenging Angle, Dutch Treat, and so much more.  If your a fan of Grease get ready for a history lesson, like the ending, the original ideas for the sequel, that's actually set p in the film, and so much more.
51:23
October 29, 2020
Episode 53: John Philbin
John Philbin from Point Break, Children of the Corn, Return of the Living Dead, and North Shore stops by to discuss acting, surfing, and everything in between. This is a really fun laid back interview. Relax and enjoy
51:14
October 28, 2020
Episode 55: Thom Mathews
Thom Mathews stops by to discuss his career.  From his action films like Kickboxer 4, to his horror turn in Return of the Living Dead and yes, Friday the 13th 6 where he played the now iconic Tommy Jarvis.  Enjoy
37:18
October 28, 2020
Episode 54: Steven Williams
Steven Williams stops by to talk 21 Jump Street, X-Files, Jason Goes to Hell and everything in between.  From how he got started in acting to his recent role in Birds of Prey.  Steven may play a no nonsense guy on tv but he is one of the coolest guys out there.  Sit back for a fun and hilarious time.
01:25:34
October 28, 2020
Episode 52: Marty Klebba
Marty Klebba sits down for a fantastic interview.  We discuss Howard Stern, UFC, Cradle to the Grave, Austin Powers, and yes Pirates of the Caribbean.  This is a lot of fun and full of a lot of laughs.  Sit back and enjoy.
51:24
October 27, 2020
Episode 51: Max Gail
Max Gil from Barney Miller fame and DC Cab stops by to talk about his career, and what he is currently up to.  Listen and enjoy
55:50
October 26, 2020
Episode 50: Al Leong
The greatest henchman the world has ever seen, Al Leong stops by to talk his career.  From Big Trouble in Little China, Die Hard, Lethal Weapon and more.  Al has an amazing story, and lots of great things to share.  Sit back and enjoy.
44:47
October 25, 2020
Episode 49: CJ Graham
CJ Graham from Friday the 13th part 6 stops by to discuss all things being Jason.  From some ideas that were never used in part 6, to what could have been in part 7 CJ shares it all.  This is a must listen for all Friday the 13th fans.
38:01
October 24, 2020
Episode 48: Amy Hill
Amy Hill film, voice, and television actress stops by to talk about her start in the business, voice work, and of course Magnum PI.  Enjoy
32:54
October 23, 2020
Episode 47: Harrison Page
Harrison Page from Lionheart, Sledgehammer, and many other classic shows and films stops by to talk about his illustrious career.  Its a great one so sit back and listen
45:32
October 23, 2020
Episode 46: Vernon Wells
Road Warrior, Commando, Fortress, Weird Science and more.  Vernon Wells, stops by to discuss his career.  From being in two films named fortress, working with Roddy Piper, and of course being in Commando Vernon has many great stories.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:00:36
October 23, 2020
Episode 45: Kelli Maroney
Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Night of the Comet, Chopping Mall, and Ryan's Hope Kelli Maroney has made a huge name for herself not only in the horror industry but Hollywood in general. Sit back and enjoy.
55:08
October 22, 2020
Episode 44: Gerald Okamura
From martial arts master to weapons maker, actor and stuntman Gerald Okamura has done it all.  Big trouble in Little China, Rapid FIre, Showdown in Little Tokyo and so much more.  Enjoy the stories from the living legend himself
01:33:32
October 22, 2020
Episode 43: Perry King
Perry King star of stage and screen stop by to discuss his illustrious career from his early days in Lords of Flatbush, to Riptide, to Melrose Place Perry has done it at.  Perry gives great advice to all current and upcoming actors.  This is not only an interview but a lesson as well.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:53:32
October 22, 2020
Episode 42: Marshall Teague
Marshall Teague stops by to discuss his martial arts background, his beginnings in Hollywood, training with Benny The Jet, Superfoot Wallace, and Chuck Norris. His many film and television spots, and a film called Road House. Sit back and enjoy
01:00:14
October 20, 2020
Episode 41: Christopher Rich
Television icon Christopher Rich stops by to chat about his career.  We discuss Boston Legal, Murphy Brown, his role as a rapist on Renegade, and of course his run on Reba.  Christopher is hilarious and his stories are fantastic.  Sit back and enjoy.
41:35
October 17, 2020
Episode 40: Joe Iaquinto
Bass legend Joe Iaquinto stops by to discuss his music career as well as his autobiography on the band Chicago.  Great Stories and a great listen
48:38
October 16, 2020
Episode 39: Tyler Mane
From professional wrestler Tyler Mane has done it all.  The only man to play Michael Myers on two occasions in the Rob Zombie Halloween Remakes.  Sabertooth in the groundbreaking X-Men film, and much much more.  Tyler is going strong working on TV, films, and everything in between.  Sit back and enjoy as he takes a few minutes out of his hectic schedule to speak with us.
16:06
October 16, 2020
Episode 38: Lance Henriksen
Lance Henricksen, the living legend stops by to discuss his career.  We cover all the greats.  Alien's, Terminator, Hard Target, Stone Cold, and many many more.  Lance has been acting for years and has no plans of slowing down.  He was a fantastic guest and I know you will love listening to this interview.  Sit back and Enjoy.
01:08:58
October 16, 2020
Episode 37: Don Stroud
Don Stroud is a living legend.  From Tick Tick Tick, To License to Kill, to everything in between, even Django Unchained Don has done it all.  Sit back and listen to the man himself tell you his amazing story Don was surfing at Waikiki when he was discovered. Actor Troy Donahue was filming Hawaiian Eye (1959) and needed a stunt double for his surfing scenes. At 18, 6' 2" and 175 pounds, Stroud stepped up and was hired on the spot. He decided to go to Hollywood to give it a try. Upon arriving in L.A., he landed a variety of jobs, including parking cars, bouncer and then manager of the world famous "Whiskey A Go-Go" nightclub on the Sunset Strip, where such greats as Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison of the "Doors" appeared. It was at the "Whiskey" that actor Sidney Poitier turned Don on to his acting career. He has appeared in more than 100 movies and 175 television shows to date. He starred in four television series, notably The New Mike Hammer (1984) and The New Gidget
29:34
October 16, 2020
Episode 36: Julia Nickson
Julia Nickson stops by to discuss her career.  We cover her debut in Rambo First Blood, through White Tiger, Double Dragon, and SIdekicks.  We cover her voice over work as well, and her long working relationship with the legend Chuck Norris.  Julia has fantastic stories that you will want to hear.  Sit back and enjoy
45:46
October 15, 2020
Episode 35: Tom Morga
Actor and Stuntman Tom Morga stops by to talk Friday the 13th part 5, Halloween 4, Chainsaw Massacre 2, and much much more.  Tom Has acted alongside all the greats.  Don't take my word for it.  Read his IMDB. Stuntman, stunt coordinator, and actor Thomas Alvin Morga was born in Burbank, California. While in college, Morga worked as a smoke jumper stationed in Missoula, Montana between 1969 and 1974. It was Tom's work as a smoke jumper that led to his first television appearance as himself in the documentary series Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) in which he saved a wild buffalo herd from a forest fire. Morga first began performing stunts in films and TV shows in the mid-1970's. Among the notable actors who Tom has doubled for throughout his career are Jeff Goldblum, James Coburn, John Travolta, Leonard Nimoy, James Keach, Patrick Duffy, Jonathan Frakes, Tim Robbins, Robert Urich, Bruce Boxleitner, Keith Carradine, Harold Ramis, and Steve Railsback. Moreover, Morga has portrayed an eclectic array of different aliens as well as has doubled for an assortment of actors in various "Star Trek" movies and TV series. A member of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures since 1982, Tom was the recipient of a well-earned Lifetime Membership Award from the Stuntmen's Association in 2012.
41:35
October 15, 2020
Episode 34: Brian Cage
The Power-Man with the Iron Fist Brian Cage stops by to talk, video games, comic books, his love of the Evil Dead franchise and of course his professional wrestling career.   Cage has been the Lucha Underground champion, TNA Champion and he currently holds the FTW title in AEW.
01:03:15
October 15, 2020
Episode 33: Ryuhei Kitamura
Acclaimed director Ryuhei Kitamura stops by to talk about his upcoming film The Doorman.  He also takes a trip down memory lane and talks about Midnight Meat Train, Versus, and of course Godzilla: Final Wars.  Action sequences, horror, working with MMA Fighters, and the greatest version of The Gigan on film is all covered.  Ryuhei is a great director, and a great guy who really loves his fans
46:47
October 15, 2020
Episode 32: Steve Rubin
Steve Rubin, publicist, author, and James Bond historian stops by to discuss his new book, The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia.  We talk favorite Bond, Bond Memories, basically everything Bond.  We also discuss other childhood favorites, the XXX Franchise compared to Bond and much much more.
38:59
October 15, 2020
Episode 31: Branscombe Richmond
If there ever was a great story of a man who has done it all, it's Branscombe Richmond.  From stuntman, director, producer, and actor, Branscombe has had a career that covered generations and continues to go strong.  From the R-rated gems of the 80's and 90's to family films of the 2020's this man is a true legend.  I had the honor of speaking with him and we covered a vast majority of his career.  From working on the Fall Guy, and Commando, to acting with Steven Seagal, and Van Damm, its all covered.  We even discuss other ventures Branscombe is involved in, his upcoming films, and a little show called Renegade.  Sit back and enjoy
02:17:51
October 14, 2020
Episode 30: Simon Rhee
The legendary Simon Rhee stops by to discuss many many things.    First of all The upcoming Ruby Rose film The Doorman that he was the stunt coordinator on, all the way back to his role as Dae Han in Best of the Best 1 & 2.  From doing stunts in the early days of PM Entertainment to his current days during Marvel and DC films, Simon has done it all.  A fantastic martial artist and a first class gentleman.  Sit back and enjoy, then go order The Doorman!
43:53
October 13, 2020
Episode 29: Kathleen Kinmont
I had the privilege of bring joined by Kathleen Kinmont to not only discuss her new book, "I should've Been Nicer To Quentin Tarantino and Other Stories of Epic Fails and Saves" but to cover her illustrious career as well.   We discuss Halloween 4, CIA Code Name Alexa, Final Round, Fraternity Vacation, The Master, a little show called Renegade and many many more.   Kathleen has worked along side all the greats in Hollywood as has many stories to tell.  I will go on record and say not only is Kathleen the nicest most down to earth lady I've ever spoken to, but this is without a doubt the best interview I have ever conducted.  Sit back and enjoy.
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October 13, 2020
Episode 28: Harry Donenfeld
Harry Donenfeld stop by to chat about superhero films and television shows.  Harry is not only President at Aloha Aerials, actor, and documentarian he is also the grandson of Harry Donenfeld, the late owner of National Allied Publications, which distributed Detective Comics and Action Comics, the originator publications for the superhero characters Superman and Batman.
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October 13, 2020
Episode 27: Shawn & Cristi Harris
Shawn and Cristi Harris stop by to talk about their upcoming film, The Unhealer.  A botched faith healing bestows supernatural Shaman powers on a bullied teenager. When his lifelong tormentors pull a prank that kills someone he loves, he uses his powers for revenge and goes on a bloody rampage to settle the score.
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October 13, 2020
Episode 26: Sandra Dee Robinson
Sandra Dee Robinson stops by to talk about her career with me.  We discuss her start in the business, soap opera work, and of course her run on the 5th season of Renegade as Sandy.  Sandra Dee Robinson is also former beauty pageant contestant, and founder of the media training and consulting firm Charisma On Camera
41:58
October 12, 2020
Episode 25: Douglas Schwartz
 Douglas Schwartz stops by to talk with Cory today. Douglas Schwartz is an American television screenwriter and series creator who, along with Michael Berk, worked as a writer on the television series Manimal, and multiple made for television movies. He is most famous for creating co-producing, and writing The Wizard, as well as creating, directing, and, writng Baywatch, a series which exceeded a global audience of 1 billion people. He also developed Sheena, based on the comic book of the same name
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October 12, 2020
Episode 24: Diamond Dallas Page
Cory sits down with the master of the diamond cutter, Diamond Dallas Page.  They cover his WCW run, his WWE stint and of course DDP Yoga.
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October 12, 2020
Episode 23: Hurricane Helms
Cory G sits down with current TNA superstar and former WWE and WCW superstar Gregory Helms, aka The Hurricane.  Listen as they discuss 3 count, a possible Hurricane movie, comic books, and superheroes.
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October 12, 2020
Episode 22: Vickie Guerrero
The lovely and talented Vickie Guerrero sits down with Cory to discuss her WWE run, current work on the Indy scene, Eddie, Lucha Underground and much more.
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October 11, 2020
Episode 21: Kenn Scott
Kenn Scott is not only one of the most down to earth guys I’ve ever talked to he’s also one of the most interesting.  You may recognize him from the cult classic Showdown, the bad guy from Cynthia Rothrock’s Sworn To Justice, or his turn in Shootfighter.  But what you may not know is he was also Raphael in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  From a Talkative Foot Soldier, to stunt Turtle to full fledged Hero in a Half Shell Ken has great stories to tell.  Not only here but in his book.   Kenn took the time to sit down with me and discuss his career. Have a listen and enjoy!
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October 11, 2020
Episode 20: Isaac Florentine
The greatest action director of modern time sits down to discuss his entire film career From his days as a martial artist, to meeting with Scott Adkins Isaac Florentine has done it all.  Sit back and learn about action film making from the man who gave us Ninja Shadow of a Tear, Undisputed 2-4, At Close Range, and many many more.  Isaac is a class act, as well as a master of his craft.  Sit back and enjoy
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October 11, 2020
Episode 19: Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts, and his lovely wife Eliza sit down with me to discuss everything From Star 80 to the Expendables.  Don't worry action fans we cover Best of the Best 1 nd 2 right away.  Eric has appeared in over 500 different productions and still going strong.  I am working on setting up part 2 to cover the rest.  Sit back listen, and enjoy.
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October 11, 2020
Episode 18: Patrick Kilpatrick
Actor, screenwriter, producer, journalist, teacher, mentor, author, and more Patrick Kilpatrick is a man who wears many hats. One of the nicest, most well spoken men, that has not stopped him from being the go to bad guy in films and television for decades. You may know him as The Sandman In JCVD’s Death Warrant, Knott in Minority Report, James in Eraser, Lee in Showdown, and many many more. Patrick’s career has spanned decades and he is still going strong. He was gracious enough to take the time from his Busy schedule and talk with me about his body of work, his book, and much more. Have a listen and learn from one of the greatest minds in Hollywood
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October 11, 2020
Episode 17: Raven
Former ECW, WCW, TNA, and WWE Wrestler Raven stops by to discuss his wrestling career, Comic books, and Superhero films.  Raven has not only one of the best minds in the wrestling business but he knows everything else as well.  Sit back and enjoy.
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October 11, 2020
Episode 16: Don The Dragon Wilson
The greatest kickboxer in history sits down to discuss everything.  From his kickboxing days, his role in the early UFC's, training, and of course his entire illustrious career no stone is left unturned.  If your a martial artist this is a must listen.  If your a fan of his films ten what are you waiting for because we cover them all.  From Bloodfist, To Martial Arts Kid and everything in between. We even discuss the often rumored B-Team Expendables film.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:14:42
October 11, 2020
Episode 15: Robert LaSardo
Robert LaSardo, a man who has played in well over 170 title in his career sits down to discuss everything.  From Moving, to the Mule and everything in between.  Robert is an incredibly well spoken man who is also an author and poet as well as an actor who always gives his all with each character.  You recognize him as a "Bad Guy" but listen and find out what a truly "Nice guy" he really is.
01:07:48
October 9, 2020
Episode 14: Richard Norton
One of the greatest Martial Artists of all time sits down with me to discuss everything. From Training, to being a top level bodyguard to his breakout roles in Hong Kong as well as the USA Richard Norton has done it all.  We discuss working with legends like Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, and Chuck Norris to working behind the scenes as a choreographer on Suicide Squad 2 and more.  Richard Norton has done it all  and now is your chance to listen to it all.
01:41:46
October 9, 2020
Episode 13: Richard Grieco
Cory sits down with Richard Grieco, the star of one of Cory's favorite films, If Looks Could Kill.  Richard has done everything from his breakout role as Dennis Booker in 21 Jumpstreet, to his memorable part in Night At The Roxbury.  He's also an accomplished artist and director.  Sit back and listen as we cover not only his past, but his upcoming film Clinton Road as well.  I must say Richard was probably the most down to earth guy I have ever had a chance to talk to.  I hope you enjoy.
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October 6, 2020
Episode 12: Dustin Nguyen
Dustin Nguyen rom 21 Jump Street, V.I.P., The Rebel, Little Fish, Once Upon A Time in Vietnam and so much more.  Currently you can watch him on the Cinemax show Warrior down to talk with Cory G about his career both past and present. His martial arts training, living in Vietnam, his Golden Lotus, and multiple Golden Kite Awards, and much much more.  Dustin was kind enough to spend well over an hour speaking with Cory G and you will love hearing all the stories he has to tell.
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October 6, 2020
Episode 11: Boise Esquerra
Director, writer, editor, and all around good guy Boise Esquerra stops by to discuss his upcoming series Blackwater.  Blackwater in my opinion is a very powerful show and a must see.  sit back an enjoy. Native American country singer Birdie Blackwater is court ordered to attend 180 days of wellness therapy after 10 years of reckless alcoholic abuse. The talented cast of this film are doing the American Indian Film Festival video screening rounds. Here's where you can see them in the safety of your homes Nov. 6th - Nov. 14th https://www.aifisf.com/ San Pedro International Film Festival Nov 5th - 9th https://spiffest.org/ Four Corners Film Festival Sept. 16th - 18th https://www.filmfourcorners.com Mint Film Festival Sept. 17th - Oct. 10th https://www.mintfilmfestival.org Nashville Film Festival Oct. 1st - 7th https://nashvillefilmfestival.org/ Bend Film Festival Oct. 8th - 25th https://www.bendfilm.org/ Native Spirit Film Festival Oct 12th - 17th https://nativespiritfoundation.org Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Oct 14th - 18th https://santafeindependentfilmfestival.com/ San Diego Film Festival Oct 15th - 18th https://sdfilmfest.com/
40:43
October 6, 2020
Episode 10: John Morrison
Cory G sits down with current WWE Superstar John Morrison.  He was the former Lucha Underground champion as well as the AAA Champion as Johnny Mundo.  They discuss Johnny's film Boone the Bounty Hunter, and of course a few wrestling story's. Have a listen and enjoy as Johnny is truly one of the most down to earth stand up guys we have ever talked to.
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October 6, 2020
Episode 9: Kirk Acevedo
Cory G sits down with Kirk Acevedo.  Kirk was a cool stand up guy.  This was a fun interview from top to bottom.  Hopefully we can speak again.  We talk Oz, Arrow, and everything in between. ​Kirk M. Acevedo (born November 27, 1971) is an American actor. He is primarily known for his work on television for the portrayals of Miguel Alvarez in the HBO series Oz, Joe Toye in Band of Brothers, FBI Agent Charlie Francis in the science-fiction series Fringe, and Jose Ramse in 12 Monkeys. His best-known films are The Thin Red Line, Dinner Rush and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. He portrayed comic book villain Ricardo Diaz / The Dragon on Arrow as the main antagonist in seasons six and the first half of season seven
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October 5, 2020
Episode 8: Michael Jai White
The Black Dragon Michael Jai White stops by to discuss his training, films, ideas for a new Steven Segal Film, Black Dynamite, and the upcoming Outlaw Johnny Black film.  Michael covers his entire career in a really fun interview.  Sit back and enjoy.
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October 5, 2020
Episode 7: Lorenzo Lamas
The interview that I've waited over 15 years to conduct.  I finally get a chance to sit down with action star Lorenzo Lamas.  Lorenzo was a first class gentleman.  We covered it all.  Falcon Crest, Renegade, Bounty Tracker, Snake Eater, and more.  Sit back and enjoy. Lorenzo Fernando Lamas He is best known for his role of Lance Cumson, the irresponsible grandson of Angela Channing — played by Jane Wyman — in the soap opera Falcon Crest (1981–1990), for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film. Lamas is also known for his roles as Reno Raines in the crime drama series Renegade (1992–1997), and Hector Ramirez in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2004–2006
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October 3, 2020
Episode 6: Cynthia Rothrock
The Queen of Martial Arts took time from her busy schedule to sit down with me for a great interview.  We discuss her martial arts background, breaking into Hong Kong cinema, american films, Quentin Tarantino, Mortal Kombat, and much much more.  Cynthia Rothrock is truly a class act and I cant thank her enough for this interview.  Please note the first 5 seconds of the interview cut out. I had asked how she was discovered.  Her answer is where the interview stars.  Enjoy.
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October 3, 2020
Episode 5: James Lew
Actor, Stuntman, Fight Choreographer, and much much more.  James Lew has been the go to bad guy for years.  From They Call Me Bruce to Avengers Endgame James has done it all.  Sit back as we discuss his career.  He was thrown off things, blown up, shot, stabbed, beaten, you name it.  But he got the last laugh by being apart of the Highest Grossing Film of all time.  Sit back and enjoy.
01:05:11
October 3, 2020
Episode 4: Bob Minor
Actor, Stuntman, Bob Minor has done it all.  From being inducted into the Smithsonian Hall of Fame to a tragic accident on the set of Blues Brother 200 Bob discusses it all.  Bob Minor is a first class gentleman and has an amazing story.  Rather than tell you his exploits check out his IMDB listing and the sit back and listen to the man himself. Robert Lee Minor or Bob Lee Minor is an American stunt performer, television and film actor, best known for doubling many African-American celebrities such as: Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Bernie Mac, Danny Glover, Carl Weathers, Roger E. Mosley and John Amos. Minor was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and made his first television appearance in 1973 on the television program, Search, then appeared in tons of shows such as: Barnaby Jones, McCloud, The Six Million Dollar Man, Eight is Enough, Magnum, P.I. and Starsky and Hutch among other popular television programs.
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October 3, 2020
Episode 3: Sam Jones
He saves with a might hand, every man, every woman, every child, it's the mighty Flash!  Yes Sam J Jones The mighty Flash Gordon sits down to discuss his film career with me.  We cover The Spirit, The Highwayman, My Chauffer, The entire run of Sam's action films, his current profession as a private security expert, conventions, Ted, and of course Flash Gordon.  Sam is a great guy with a great story and a great message about what's going on in the world today.  Sit back and enjoy.
43:57
October 3, 2020
Episode 2: Amy Johnston
Funny, Intelligent, Beautiful, and Lethal.  The lovely Amy Johnston sits down to discuss her entire career.  From growing up and being trained by her father, Kickboxing Legend and 5 Time World Champ Dave Johnston Amy has done it all.  Video Game captures, stunts in Marvel and DC films (among others) to leading lady.  Amy is one of the coolest and sweetest lady's I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.  Action fans, martial arts fans, and nerds everywhere will love this one.  Sit back and enjoy
56:44
October 3, 2020
Episode 1: Phillip Rhee
Welcome to the first episode of the Chronicles of Hollywood History....Past Present, and Future.  Cory Gomez and Branscombe Richmond are proud to present a new weekly interview show with the men and woman who shaped Hollywood.  Up first is the legend Phillip Rhee, from Best of the Best fame.  Phillip discusses his training, career, and offers his advice for trying to break into the business today.  Sit back and enjoy.
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October 1, 2020