Monday, February 17, 2014

RIP Christopher Malcolm

Actor Christopher Malcolm died Saturday February 15, 2013 at age 67, his death was first confirmed by his daughter on Twitter. Malcolm originated the role of Brad Majors in 1973 in the London production of Rocky Horror Show, playing the newlywed groom who takes refuge with his wife Janet in the home of sweet transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter. The stage show was turned into a film in 1975, but without Malcolm, the role of Brad was played by Barry Bostwick.

Born on August 19, 1946 in Aberdeen, Scotland, Malcolm was an accomplished Shakespearean actor who also appeared as starfighter pilot Zev Senesca in "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back", and he had numerous directing and producing credits.
Malcolm appeared in three Euro-westerns: "The Desperados! (1969) as Gregg, The TV film 'Comic Strip Presents - A Fistful of Travellers Cheques' (1983) as the cafe owner an "Rustlers' Rhapsody" (1984) as Jud.

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