In Remembrance: John Phillip Law

When one thinks of the pop-art inspired psychedelic films of the 1960s, inevitably John Phillip Law comes to mind for his roles in two of the genre’s best- Barbarella and Danger: Diabolik. Beyond that, Law stood out in such films as The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, Death Rides A Horse and The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad. He also had the dubious honor of appearing in director Otto Preminger’s two worse films- Hurry Sundown and Skidoo.

Law passed away Tuesday, May 14 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 70.

For more on Law’s career, see our In Remembrance piece here.

About Rich Drees 6833 Articles
A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.
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