My mum’s reaction - and I had expected a lot more than this - basically came down to ‘well, he was old [gallic shrug]’.
Mum is roughly three months younger.
I grew up with his commercials.
But Bobby Vinton (The Polish Prince) was bigger in our house.
Every Polish wedding I ever attended.
Moja droga jacie kocham
Same here. I still remember the send-up Benny Hill did about them, too. Whittaker had quite an eventful life and lots of fans. RIP.
Aw. He’s always been on TV. That’s sad.
Sapphire and Steel was my favourite when I was a kid.
30 years ago I had a sport coat with short? high? lapels (purchased at a
thrift vintage emporium). I guess I was behind the times, or ahead of my time, or both
Mine was The Invisible Man, but my tastes are more refined these days.
I don’t remember seeing him in that.