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Richard Beymer talks “It’s a Beautiful World” and more

Richard Beymer may be best known as Tony in the 1961 Academy Award-winning Best Picture, West Side Story, or perhaps as the sleazy and conflicted Benjamin Horne in Twin Peaks, but Beymer has spent decades off-camera indulging many artistic avenues that encompass sculpting, painting, writing, and directing his own films. Beymer’s just-released film, It’s a Beautiful World, (see […]

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A Review of “Impostor: Or Whatever Happened to Richard Beymer?” – An Unauthorized Autobiography

I have always admired Richard Beymer’s role as Benjamin Horne on Twin Peaks.  For some reason I have long neglected his book Impostor: Or Whatever Happened to Richard Beymer, but just now finally got around to reading it.  All I can say is “wow”. This Unauthorized Autobiography is actually a movie script based on Richard’s […]

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27. A Film of David Lynch Following His Master’s Footsteps

This weekend I had the rare opportunity of seeing an early screening of Richard Beymer’s new but still-in-the-works-documentary A Film of David Lynch Following His Master’s Footsteps. The documentary consists of Richard following the iconic director/writer/painter/musician David Lynch as he journeyed through India in December 2009 while looking for inspiration for his own documentary on […]

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Twin Peaks Cast Reunion Pt. 2

I was so excited to hear that Walter Olkewicz (who played Jacques Renault) was a surprise guest. Walter’s performance of the French Canadian drug mule/bartender/party animal was always amusing, and I quote the character on a regular basis. We discussed some of those quotes like “I am the Great Went”, “Bite the Bullet”, and “I […]

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