Life is full of those moments where sometimes you can’t believe it when you learn that the person involved with ‘X’ was also the same person who used to be known for ‘Y’ all those years ago. Life is also full of stories about someone being in the right place at the right time to have a major impact on something that no one would have ever thought that they would have had anything to do with, let alone have any impact on. In the case of the late John Ashley, you have one man for whom both of these things are true. Sadly, while he’s known to some in genre, he should probably be more widely recognized by many than he currently is.
John Ashley – How a Faded Teen Idol Helped to Shape the Face of Exploitation Cinema in the 1970s (and Beyond)Posted: June 20, 2015 in Entertainment, Fiction, Horror, Movies, Needless Things
Tags: Eddie Romero, Exploitation Movies, Grindhouse, John Ashley, Roger Corman, The Philippines