facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines
Europe could learn from U.S. shale success

Europe could learn from U.S. shale success

HOUSTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Europe may be on the cusp of developing a shale natural gas sector that could mimic the expansion in the United States, analysis from Wood Mackenzie finds.
Daniel J. Graeber
Smokers who make it to age 70, still lose average four years

Smokers who make it to age 70, still lose average four years

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A study involving men ages 66-97 found smokers who survive to age 70 still lose an average of four years of life, researchers in Britain say.

Shale boom expected in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Argentina is expecting a shale oil and natural gas boom following speculation of a major discovery by former state monopoly YPF, an executive said.

Benefits of folic acid on heart lacking

OXFORD, England, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Folic acid appears to lower homocysteine -- thought to be a heart risk factor -- but it doesn't appear linked to fewer heart events, British researchers say.

Study seeks to solve tamoxifen resistance

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say an estrogen receptor may be a key player in tamoxifen resistance, explaining why lobular carcinomas don't respond well to the drug.

New cause of Tamoxifen resistance is found

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have discovered a new mechanism for resistance to Tamoxifen and Faslodex endocrine or anti-hormonal breast cancer therapies.

Poor Scottish family has good dance genes

LONDON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A working-class Scottish family living on disability payments has had its fourth son accepted into the prestigious Royal Ballet School in London.

Boat captain missing off South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 19 (UPI) -- The captain of a charter fishing boat that overturned off the South Carolina cost was missing Friday but his crewmen were recovering.

Nev. senators back Yucca whistleblowers

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Nevada's two senators have pounced on media reports of potential skullduggery in the development of the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository by requesting a General Accounting Office probe of the alleged mistreatment of two whistleblowers
Wiki

Robert Irby Clarke (June 1, 1920 – June 11, 2005) was an actor best known for his cult classic sci-fi films of the 1950’s.

Robert Clarke grew up as a movie-loving kid in his native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He decided at an early age that he wanted to be an actor, but nevertheless suffered from stage fright in his first school productions. He attended Kemper Military School and College, planning to make a career in the service, but dropped out after his asthma prevented his serving in World War II. He later attended the University of Oklahoma, where he acted in radio plays, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he appeared on stage. He did not graduate, but hitched a ride to California to try to break into the motion picture business.

After screen tests at 20th Century-Fox and Columbia Pictures, Clarke landed a berth as a contract player at RKO. His first credited role was The Falcon in Hollywood in 1944. When RKO dropped his option three years later, he began freelancing. In the 1950’s, he appeared in many classic sci-fi films, including The Man from Planet X (1951), Captain John Smith and Pocahontas as John Rolfe, The Incredible Petrified World (1957), The Astounding She-Monster (1957), From the Earth to the Moon (1958), and The Hideous Sun Demon (1959), which Clarke wrote, directed and produced.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Robert Clarke."
Most Popular
1
Teresa and Joe Giudice distant since sentencing Teresa and Joe Giudice distant since sentencing
2
Mom recovering after emergency surgery to save quadruplets Mom recovering after emergency surgery to save quadruplets
3
Massive sunspot sending violent flares toward Earth Massive sunspot sending violent flares toward Earth
4
Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too
5
California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest
x
Feedback