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John Baer (from Night of the Blood Beast) Obituaries • 2006 18 BALKAY, GEZA Hungarian actor Geza Balkay died in Hungary on April 3, 2006. He was 53. Balkay was born in Budapest, Hungary, on September 5, 1952. He appeared frequently in films and television productions in Hungary from the 1970s. His film credits include The Disciples (1985), A Hungarian Fairy Tale (1987), The Midas Touch (1988), Total Eclipse (1989), Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg (1990), Meteo (1990), The Prince of Absence (1991), The Lost Movie (1992), The Summer Guest (1992), Citizen X (1995), Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Rose’s Songs (2003), Fateless (2005), and Taxidermia (2006).
The album Railroad Bill was released in 1999, and she recorded an album with Taj Mahal in 2004. She was last heard on the album Carolina Breakdown in 2005. Geza Balkay BALL, BLAKE Hockey player Blake Ball died on January 20, 2006. Ball was born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, on February 25, 1938. He was 67. He was a professional hockey player from 1964 to 1977, skating for such teams as the Barrie Flyers, the New Haven Blades, the Long Island Ducks, the Syracuse Blazers, the Orillia Terriers, the Macon Whoopees, and the Oklahoma City Blazers.
He was noted for his commentary on motor racing events and briefly served as director of publicity for the British Motor Corpora- BEBB, RICHARD British actor Richard Bebb died in London on April 12, 2006. He was 79. Bebb was born in London on January 12, 1927. He began his career on stage and was appearing in small roles in London’s West End by the late 1940s. He made his television debut in the role of Octavius in a 1951 production of Julius Caesar. He continued to appear in such television productions as Electrode 93 (1957), A Time of Day (1957), The House Under the Water (1961), Compact (1962) as Dr.
A matter of taste by Mike Carlton; Richard Walker; Mark Hamlyn; Gail Jarvis; Jacomiene Betlem; All authors