Where did they go?: Larry Mathews aka Ritchie Petrie

I originally intended the “Where did they go?” series only to include people who had small roles in films that I love, but while working on new installments of my Recap & React series, I began to wonder about a certain child actor. As any reader of this blog knows, I love The Dick Van Dyke Show and have been slowly re-watching the episodes in … Continue reading Where did they go?: Larry Mathews aka Ritchie Petrie

Children in Films Blogathon: Skippy Homeier

Skip Homeier is an actor possibly best known for his role of Hunt Bromley in 1950’s The Gunfighter, also starring Gregory Peck. Before he became the young wannabe gunfighter at the age of nineteen, though, Skip was a child star billed as “Skippy.” Skip was born George Vincent Homeier on October 5, 1930 in Chicago. As a child, he got his start in the entertainment … Continue reading Children in Films Blogathon: Skippy Homeier