Posts Tagged ‘Hank Richards’

Simon Says – Issue 2 – Part 8 of 9

Spotlight on Simon – Part II

LP: DEATH ON THE NILE was your first feature film internationally, and you starred with other big names in the movie business, David Niven, Peter Ustinov, Bette Davis, the list goes on and on.  Do you have any particularity interesting thing about this that you’d like to share with us?

SM: Strictly speaking, I had, in fact appeared in a film called JUGGERNAUT, for United Artists much earlier than that.  I mean, I really only flashed across the screen.  I was cast in a rather nice little role for that, that when they changed directors, quite rightly so, the role got cut down to absolutely nothing.  As it was I very disappointed, because obviously I wanted more lines on the screen.

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Simon Says – Issue 2 – Part 7 of 9

Facts and Answers

How long have you been in the U.S.

I have been in the U.S. since February 1981, thought I visited off and on for two years prior to that.  I am glad to be in America and delighted so many Americans seem to like my work.


What do you miss most about England?

My Family. (Parents, Jill and Peter MacCorkindale, and brother, Duncan.  Duncan, an accountant, is two years eight months younger than Simon.)

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Simon Says – Issue 1 – Part 6 of 9

More Mayhem?

Can there really be more, ask Simon’s fans after reading the long list of painful injuries and horrible demises in his biography?  Yes, unfortunately, and many of us have yet to recover from the heart-stopping danger and physical strain to which Simon’s charater, Hank Richards, was forced to undergo in FALCON’S GOLD.

Hank was gassed, beaten up, nearly roasted and cut in two when forced to fight a barbarian over a pit of fire, shot in the side, and almost destroyed by a volcano.  If that wasn’t enough, he ended up hanging from the skid of a helicopter!

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SMCFP On This Day: Robbers Of The Sacred Mountain


Film: Robbers Of The Sacred Mountain (Falcon’s Gold)
First Aired: 18 December 1982
Character: Hank Richards

Description: An archaeologist travels to Mexico to investigate rumors of the discovery of the ancient statue of a fertility goddess.

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