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January 2009
January 2009
ARTICLES
NEHEMIAH PERSOFF
Nehemiah Persoff GALACTICA.TV interview

Some time ago Mike Egnor caught up with Nehemiah Persoff, better known to Battlestar Galactica 1978 fans as the Eastern Alliance Leader in the episode "Experiment in Terra". Mike talks with him about his life long career and the many great parts he did, like with Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront, Ronald Colman in A Double Life, Humphrey Bogart in The Harder They Fall, Alfred Hitchcock on several occasions and of course his part on Battlestar Galactica.


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DAN GOOZEE
Dan Goozee GALACTICA.TV interview

Marcel Damen talked to Dan Goozee, better known for his concept art on the Battlestar Galactica 1978 series. In an exclusive interview Dan talked about his work on Battlestar Galactica for the first time ever and provided us with copies of the never shown concept artwork. Next to that he also talked about the work he did for the Irwin Allen movies The Towering Inferno and The Poseidon Adventure, his work on the Walt Disney theme parks and his current work as an award winning painter.


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RICHARD HATCH
Richard Hatch GALACTICA.TV interview

In September 2005 Mike Egnor talked to Richard Hatch, better known for his role of Capt. Apollo in Battlestar Galactica 1978 and Tom Zarek in Battlestar Galactica 2003. This interview was never published and only recently found again. Richard Hatch talks about his career and how he became an actor, the original Battlestar Galactica series, his fight to bring it back to television and his role on the new Battlestar Galactica series (at the time, halfway the second season, just before the Pegasus arc was aired).


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PRODUCTION NOTES
Battlestar Galactica Production Notes

Marcel Damen recently dug up these Battlestar Galactica Production Notes. They were written at the time they were filming the pilot and nothing was aired on televison yet. It shows some interesting insight on the making of the Battlestar Galactica 1978 series.


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CAST INTERVIEWS
Battlestar Galactica Cast Interviews

We recently found these short interviews which were done by Universal to promote the Battlestar Galactica 1978 series. Some great thoughts by long deceased cast members like Lorne Greene and John Colicos from the time there were filming the pilot "Saga of a Star World".


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DIRK BENEDICT
Dirk Benedict's Cream of Carrot Soup

We recently found this article meant to promote the Battlestar Galactica 1978 pilot "Saga of a Star World". It's giving some insight on Dirk Benedict's lifestyle, in particular his macrobiotic cooking. The article concludes with his recipe for Cream of Carrot Soup.


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NEWS
MARK EVERETT
Mark Everett Killed by Police Mark Everett Killed by Police

Child actor Mark Everett, better know to Galactica 1980 fans as one of the Galactica children that crash land on Earth, was shot by the police on December 23, 2008. Mark Everett, who's real name was Manuel Benitez, was wanted by the FBI in connection with the 2004 murder of his girlfriend. In an attempt to end a hostage situation where he held his own son Benjamin at gunpoint, Benitez was killed by the police.