Oliver Reed

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Hellraisers

By |2018-12-09T22:10:34-04:00December 9th, 2018|People|

Hellraisers is the enjoyable 2008 book by Robert Sellers, subtitled The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole and Oliver Reed.  The review in the Los Angeles Times said "An incredibly entertaining series of anecdotes interspersed with unpretentious and conversational interviews all about drinking."  The review in Playboy said "A [...]

Oliver Reed: The Craziest Actor of All Time

By |2018-07-09T00:46:41-04:00April 29th, 2018|People|

He died of a heart attack in a bar after downing three bottles of Captain Morgan's Jamaica rum, eight bottles of German beer, numerous doubles of Famous Grouse whiskey and Hennessy cognac, and beating five much younger Royal Navy sailors at arm-wrestling. His bar bill for that final lunch time totaled 270 Maltese lira, [...]