Clive Barker is an English playwright, novelist, film director, and visual artist. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories, the Books of Blood, which established him as a leading horror writer. He is a New York Times Best Selling Author with over 35 books published, and his fiction has been adapted into films, notably the Hellraiser and Candyman series. He was also the executive producer of the Academy Award nominated film, Gods and Monsters.
Barker’s paintings and illustrations have been featured in galleries in the United States as well as within his own books. He has created original characters and series for comic books, and some of his more popular horror stories have been featured in ongoing comics series.
FILM & TV MOVIES
Writer & Director, Hellraiser
Writer & Director, Nightbreed
Writer, Midnight Meat Train
Gerard McMahon, G Tom Mac, is an English songwriter, singer and producer known for his hit song “Cry Little Sister” in the classic film “The Lost Boys”. He has also created The Lost Boys Story: The Musical.
G Tom Mac went on to write songs for legendary singers such as Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Roger Daltrey of The Who, and rapper Ice Cube. His work is in over 100 television shows and 50 feature films internationally and won his first Grammy for Eminem’s Recovery album in which he was sampled in ‘You’re Never Over’.
Martha Reeves is a legendary American R&B and pop singer. She is the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas charted over a 26 hits, including “Come and Get These Memories”, “Nowhere to Run”, “Heat Wave”, “Jimmy Mack”, “Quicksand”, “My Baby Loves Me”, “Honey Chile”, “Bless You”, and their signature “Dancing in the Street”. Next to the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas was Motown’s biggest and most successful girl group.
During the 1970’s and early 1980’s Martha recorded several critically acclaimed solo albums. Martha Reeves and the Vandellas were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, and into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame in 2015. They were among some of the very first Motown stars to receive Grammy nominations for the company. Their hit (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave was nominated for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording in 1964.
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas continue to perform and make personal appearances around the world. In 2021 Martha was selected by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to receive a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Hollywood, CA. That ceremony will take place sometime in 2023.