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Where Are They Now - Friday, June 9, 2017

Hello fans,


A friend recommended the Jean-Claude Van Damme movie 'Bloodsport' to me. I had never seen it before, but one of its stars I had seen numerous times in numerous films and television programs.

Donald Gibb, who portrays Ray Jackson in the movie, known to most as Ogre from the 'Revenge of the Nerds' movies, has been a go-to character actor since the '80s. Lately, it's appeared that Gibb has disappeared from screens.

Today, let's catch up with Donald Gibb and remember his memorable presence in entertainment.

Take care,
Steve


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Dominick Dunne: Novelist ("The Two Mrs. Grenvilles", "An Inconvenient Woman") who later also gained fame for his writing on high-profile criminal cases.

R. L. Stine: Author of the "Goosebumps" book series

Thomas Keneally: Author of "Schindler's List" which was originally published as "Schindler's Ark"

(Answer at the bottom)




Donald Gibb

Learn More About Donald Gibb on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: 4 August 1954, New York City, New York, USA

BIRTH NAME: Donald Richard Gibb

NICKNAME: Ogre

CLAIM TO FAME: He is best known for his role as the outrageous fraternity brother Ogre in Revenge of the Nerds (1984).

FAMILY LIFE: Gibb married Jacqueline Bauer in June of 1981. They have one child together.

INFO: Donald Gibb, with his massive 6'4" muscular frame, attended the University of New Mexico on a basketball scholarship, then transferred to the University of San Diego, where he played football and was a member of the varsity basketball team.

He had a roster spot on the San Diego Chargers prior to embarking on an acting career.

With his brawn, bulk, scraggly beard and mustache, deep, growly voice and forceful screen presence, Gibb has frequently been cast as scruffy bikers, loutish rednecks and over-aggressive macho athletes.

TRIVIA: Is a Brother in the New Mexico Alpha chapter of Phi Delta Theta at the University of New Mexico.

Shaved his scraggly beard for the character Ogre in Revenge of the Nerds (1984). The casting directors thought that made him too old to be a college student.

Attended and graduated Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.

Attended the University of New Mexico and the University of San Diego.

WHERE IS HE NOW: Gibb left acting and went into the brewing business, as co-owner of "Trader Todd's Adventure Beer". He appeared as their spokesman and was on the label of "Ogre Beer Lyte". Gibb currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.

CREDITS:

2011 Secret Mountain Fort Awesome (TV Series)...Additional Voices
- The 6th Disgustoid

2011 Rage (Video Game) (voice)

2010 Mafia II (Video Game)...Angry Prisoner (voice)

2008 Hancock...Convict (as Don Gibb)

2007 The Fantastic Two (TV Mini-Series)...Psycho

2006 8 of Diamonds...Big Mike (as Don Gibb)

2005 Window Theory...Judson

2004 Lightning Bug...Uncle Marvin (as Don Gibb)

2003 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)...Worm
- Episode #1.7784
- Episode #1.7783

2003 Alter Echo (Video Game)...Gherran (voice, as Don Gibb)

2003 Grind...Scabby Security Guy (as Don Gibb)

2002 The Biggest Fan...Band Manager (as Don Gibb)

2002 She Spies (TV Series)...Scarface
- Daddy's Girl

2001 Philly (TV Series)...Mickey Horvath
- Truth or Consequence (2001) (uncredited)

2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)...Smash Clone #1
- An Officer and a Prankster

2000 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)...Spaz
- Veronica's Sleepover

2000 Early Edition (TV Series)...Odessa 'Stumpy' McNeil
- Mel Schwartz, Bounty Hunter

2000 Secret Agent Man (TV Series)...Buff Bobby Barnett
- WhupSumAss (2000)

2000 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)...Tiny
- Black Streak

1999 Durango Kids...Mountain Man Morris (as Don Gibb)

1999 Arli$$ (TV Series)...Jake's Father
- Taking One for the Team

1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)...Gunnar / Kind Trucker
- Bright Lights (1998)

1998 U.S. Marshals...Mike Conroy (as Don Gibb)

1993-1998 Step by Step (TV Series)...Slasher / Moose
- The Half Monty (1998) ... Moose (as Don Gibb)
- Show Me the Money (1997) ... Moose (as Don Gibb)
- Hog Wild (1993) ... Slasher (as Don Gibb)
- Trading Places (1993) ... Slasher (as Don Gibb)
- The Paper Chase (1993) ... Slasher (as Don Gibb)
- Never on Sunday (1993) ... Slasher (as Don Gibb)

1997 High Voltage...Bartender (uncredited)

1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor (Video Game)...Floyd the Bouncer (as Don Gibb)

1997 Sparks (TV Series)...Fitch
- Self Defense (1997)

1996 American Tigers...Dan Storm

1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)...Barger
- Cranked Up (1996)

1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series)...Galdor
- Behold a Pale Planet, or What If God Was One of Us

1994-1996 Weird Science (TV Series)...Biker Dude / Singing Guy / Rolph
- Master Chett (1996) ... Biker Dude (as Don Gibb)
- Dead Can Dance (1995) ... Singing Guy (uncredited)
- Chett Reborn (1994) ... Rolph (as Don Gibb)

1996 Bloodsport 2...Ray 'Tiny' Jackson

1996 Unhappily Ever After (TV Series)...Spike
- Meter Maid

1995 Broken Bars...Jake

1995 Kirk (TV Series)...Biker
- Helloween

1995 Misery Loves Company (TV Series)...Prussian Helmet Biker
- Uneasy Rider (1995)

1995 Seinfeld (TV Series)...Letter S in Devils Body Painter
- The Face Painter (1995) (uncredited)

1995 Savate (Video)...Cody Johnson (as Don Gibb)

1994 Muddling Through (TV Series)...Bud
- It's a Date (1994)

1994 Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (TV Movie)...Ogre (as Don Gibb)

1994 Midnight Runaround (TV Movie)...Clyde (as Don Gibb)

1994 Boy Meets World (TV Series)...Tony
- It's a Wonderful Night

1993-1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)...Jake / Biker #1
- Hog Heaven (1994) ... Jake (as Don Gibb)
- My Dad, My Doctor (1993) ... Biker #1 (as Don Gibb)

1994 Magic Kid II...Luther (as Don Gibb)

1993 Breakfast of Aliens...Darrell

1993 Hearts Afire (TV Series)...Ray
- The Stud Club

1993 Daddy Dearest (TV Series)...Inmate #2
- American We

1993 The X-Files (TV Series)...Kip
- Conduit

1992-1993 Renegade (TV Series)...Hog Adams / Cletus Hog Adams
- The Hound (1993) ... Hog Adams (uncredited)
- Renegade (1992) ... Cletus Hog Adams (as Don Gibb)

1993 Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series)...Valentine
- Harry the Hostage
- Witness

1992 Cheers (TV Series)...Tiny
- Teaching with the Enemy

1992 Stand by Your Man (TV Series)...Scab
- Blooming (1992) ... Scab
- Visiting Day (1992) ... Scab

1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series)...Man with Glasses
- Roberto! - January 27, 1982

1991 True Colors (TV Series)...Officer Johnson
- Seems Like Old Times

1991 MacGyver (TV Series)...Herman the German
- Split Decision

1991 Amen (TV Series)...Cashmere
- The Wild Deak

1991 Sons and Daughters (TV Series)...Slasher Martin
- The Thing

1985-1991 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)...Leslie Dr. Death Crunchner

1991 Missing Pieces...Hurrudnik

1990 Doctor Doctor (TV Series)...Sam
- Somewhere in the Berkshires

1990 They Came from Outer Space (TV Series)...Mr. Geek
- Mr. Geek

1990 Night Court (TV Series)...Terry Benoon
- Nobody Says Rat Fink Anymore

1990 Dear John (TV Series)...Frenchie
- John's Night Out

1989-1990 My Two Dads (TV Series)...Chuck / Officer Eugene
- Environ-mental Case (1990) ... Chuck (as Don Gibb)
- Playing with Fire (1989) ... Officer Eugene (as Don Gibb)

1990 Hunter (TV Series)...Stryber
- Unfinished Business

1989 227 (TV Series)...Skullcrusher
- Flying Down to Leo's

1988 Bloodsport...Ray Jackson

1987 The Facts of Life (TV Series)...Wendell
- The More the Marrier

1987 Amazon Women on the Moon...Graceless Pirate (segment "Video Pirates")

1987 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise...Ogre

1987 They Still Call Me Bruce...The Executioner

1987 U.S. Marshals: Waco & Rhinehart (TV Movie)...Varela Leader

1986 Jocks...Ripper (as Don Gibb)

1985 Streets of Justice (TV Movie)...Road Rodent (as Don Gibb)

1985 Transylvania 6-5000...Wolfman

1985 Benson (TV Series)...Big Luther
- Uncle Jack

1985 Lost in America...Ex-Convict

1985 Otherworld (TV Mini-Series)...Motoface
- Village of the Motorpigs

1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)...Gibbs
- Knight of the Chameleon

1984 Meatballs Part II...Mad Dog

1984 Revenge of the Nerds...Ogre

1982-1983 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)...Condley Willard / Harms
- A Sense of Debt (1983) ... Condley Willard
- The Eighth Part of the Village (1982) ... Harms

1983 Just Our Luck (TV Series)...
- No Holds Barred

1983 The A-Team (TV Series)...Deke Billings
- The Taxicab Wars

1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)...Johnson
- The Crystal Duck

1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)...Lebow's #2 Henchman
- Grand Illusion

1983 Nick Danger in The Case of the Missing Yolk (Video)...Bo

1983 Alice (TV Series)...Moose
- Jolene and the Night Watchman

1982 Conan the Barbarian...Osric's Guard (uncredited)

1981 Stripes...Bouncer in Mud Wrestling Bar (uncredited)

1980 Any Which Way You Can...Henchmen (uncredited)

To see Then & Now pictures of Donald Gibb, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Dominick Dunne - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 10/29/1925 Died: 08/26/2009

R. L. Stine - ALIVE
Born: 10/08/1943

Thomas Keneally - ALIVE
Born: 10/07/1935

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

6/8
Jill Singer, 60, Australian journalist (ABC, Seven, Herald Sun), AL amyloidosis.

6/7
Alan Bonner, 33, Irish motorcycle racer, injuries sustained in crash.
Arthur Bunting, 80, English rugby league player and coach (Hull Kingston Rovers, Hull F.C.).
Jochem van den Hoek, 28, Dutch motorcycle racer, injuries sustained in crash.
Trento Longaretti, 100, Italian painter.
Sarojini Shintri, 87, Indian writer.

6/6
Horace Burrell, 67, Jamaican soccer executive, President of the Jamaica Football Federation (since 2007), cancer.
Andrew Francis, 70, Pakistani Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Multan (1999-2014).
Vin Garbutt, 69, British folk singer (When the Tide Turns, Bandalised, Word of Mouth), complications from heart surgery.
Adnan Khashoggi, 81, Saudi businessman and arms dealer.
Davey Lambert, 48, English motorcycle racer, injuries sustained in crash.
Georgie Leahy, 78, Irish hurling coach (Kilkenny).
Latifur Rahman, 81, Bangladeshi justice, Chief Justice (2000-2001) and Chief Adviser (2001).
Sandra Reemer, 66, Dutch singer ("Als het om de liefde gaat", "Colorado"), breast cancer.
Márta Rudas, 80, Hungarian javelin thrower, Olympic silver medalist (1964).
Era Sezhiyan, 94, Indian writer and politician.
Rokas Žilinskas, 44, Lithuanian journalist and politician, pneumonia.

6/5
Marcos Coll, 81, Colombian footballer.
Andy Cunningham, 67, British magician, puppeteer and actor (Bodger & Badger), cancer.
Helen Dunmore, 64, British poet and writer (Zennor in Darkness), cancer.
Victor Gold, 88, American journalist and press secretary (Spiro Agnew).
Marilyn Hall, 90, Canadian-born American television producer (A Woman Called Golda).
Anna Jókai, 84, Hungarian writer.
William Krisel, 92, Chinese-born American architect.
Steven Lenoir, 25, French motorcycle racer, racetrack crash.
Skipp Pearson, 79, American jazz musician, complications from bone cancer and organ failure.
Rita Riggs, 86, American costume designer (Psycho, All in the Family, The Birds).
Giuliano Sarti, 83, Italian footballer (Fiorentina, Inter).
Cheick Tioté, 30, Ivorian footballer (Twente, Newcastle United, national team), heart attack.

6/4
Danny Dias, 34, American reality television personality (Road Rules, The Challenge).
Juan Goytisolo, 86, Spanish essayist, poet, and novelist.
Patrick Johnston, 58, Northern Irish scientist and academic administrator, Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast (2014-2017).
David Nicholls, 61, British jockey and horse trainer.
Babatunde Osotimehin, 68, Nigerian politician and civil servant, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (since 2011).
Washington Sixolo, 83, South African actor (Shaka Zulu, Ernest Goes to Africa, Who Am I?).
Roger Smith, 84, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, Mister Roberts, Auntie Mame), complications from Parkinson's disease.
Zhang Tianfu, 106, Chinese agronomist and tea expert.
Jack Trout, 82, American marketer and author, intestinal cancer.

6/3
David Choby, 70, American Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Nashville (since 2005), complications from a fall.
David Delfín (es), 46, Spanish designer, brain cancer.
Educated Rapper, 54, American rapper (UTFO), cancer.
Anand Godse, 74, Indian architect.
James E. Martin, 84, American educator, president of the University of Arkansas (1980-1984) and Auburn University (1984-1992).
Niels Helveg Petersen, 78, Danish politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1993-2000), MP (1966-1974, 1977-1993, 1994-2011), esophageal cancer.
Jimmy Piersall, 87, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians) and broadcaster.
Rehman Rashid, 62, Malaysian journalist (New Straits Times, Asiaweek).
Shivraj, Indian actor (Patita, Seema, Miss Mary).
Vincent Tshabalala, 75, South African golfer.
Donald Vidrine, 69, American oil rig supervisor (Deepwater Horizon oil spill), cancer.
John K. Watts, 80, Australian football player (East Perth) and broadcaster.

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