Lorne Green - Oh! What a Town


His mother, at the frequent urging of her Irish relatives, declared that he would receive a proper religious education. As befell many of her sudden proclamations, a lack of follow-through, compounded by the family’s poverty, resulted in a less than perfect realization of this vision. Each Saturday, she deposited him in a decaying church basement where a third-rate actor, known primarily for his work in horror films, held forth on the finer points of Thomism. He would often draw on these memories, years after leaving LA for road, in the moments before he entered the ring.