with Leo McKern
April 21, 1923 - January 16, 2009
I'm so sorry to be posting obits one after
I fervantly hope that some of my favorite
people stay around for a long time.
That being said,I would like to quote from
The New York Times, on the occasion of
the death of John Mortimer, barrister
and writer, at the age of 85.
"Mr. Mortimer also found time to pursue
his lifelong interest in women,
write for newspapers and
keep up the garden
nurtured by his father..."
To be remembered always, as the creator of
And because he was enthralled
by Evelyn Waugh's book,
adapted it for television,
to my everlasting gratitude.
John Mortimer... straight to heaven!
acknowledgement: Associated Press for photograph