Dean is an Olympic Champion - he won a gold medal in the 1952 Olympics; he is an actor, a stuntman, a stunt coordinator, champion rodeo rider and roper. He is also an author "Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen."
Alex Cord is a retired American actor who is best known for his portrayal of Michael Coldsmith Briggs III, better known as Archangel, in the CBS adventure television series "Airwolf". Alex also turned to writing, thus far publishing two novels: "Sandsong" and "A Feather in the Rain".
Mr. Taylor is returning for the 2018 Memphis Film Festival. He is another Fan Favorite, a wonderful artist and great stories during the panel discussions.
Transportation Information: For attendees who are flying into Memphis, there are several methods of transportation to the hotel.
All the car rental companies are at Memphis Airport if you wish to rent a car.
Uber or Lyft - they are both active in the Memphis Area.
Yellow Cab company 901-949-5881. They suggest you call to make sure there will be a cab at the airport.
Other methods are:
ASAP Travel 901-531-4322
Blues City Tours 901-531-4322
Unique Travel 901-848-0486
Prices are set with the carriers so please contact them and make reservations.
The hotel is about 45 minutes from the Memphis Airport.
Patrick's father is well-known actor John Wayne. He appeared in several movies with his father including "McLintock". Patrick has appeared in many movies and television shows.
Randolph is well-known for playing a lead role as paramedic John Gage in the 1970s medical drama, "Emergency!," (along with Robert Fuller) He also appeared on such dramatic series as "Adam-12", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "McCloud" and "Alias Smith and Jones".
Diamond will be returning with more stories of his career as a stuntman and stunt coordinator. His credits include "NCIS" and "Rambo", just to name a few.
Darby Hinton is returning as a guest to the festival. Darby played the son, Israel Boone of Fess Parker on the "Daniel Boone" TV series. He has been working on a book about his life called "Growing Up Israel".
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Conrad Palmisano is a Stuntman, Stunt Coordinator and Second Unit Director. Four-term President of Stuntmen’s Association of Motion Pictures.
Sam’s Town Hotel is now set up to take reservations for the 2018 Memphis Film Festival.
The number to call for reservations is: 800-946-0711.
Please use Group Code MEMF18A to get the festival rates.
Rates: Monday – Thursday $49, Friday & Saturday $109.
Chris Mitchum, son of Robert Mitchum has been added to our list of attendees. Chris Mitchum has a long list of credits - he has done "Big Jake" "Chisum" and "Rio Lobo" just to name a few!
I know that you all know Dawn from "Gilligan's Island" and her role as Mary Ann but she also has appeared on many TV shows including "Maverick", "Cheyenne", "Laramie", and "Bonanza".
WHO IS COMING!
Robert's father is well-known actor John Carradine. Robert appeared in "The Cowboys" with John Wayne and he also appeared in "The Long Riders".
Rob Haynes, who was our entertainer at the Banquet this year will be returning. He was totally awesome last year and had the place rocking! Get ready for a good time!
The first guest has signed for the 2018 Memphis Film Festival and it is Bob Fuller. He is a Fan Favorite with great stories during the panel discussions.