Sunday, June 8, 2014

Vic Lundin (La Ronda Records)

Vic Lundin

La Ronda Records
P.O. BOX 1875
Beverly Hills, Calif.

Come Wait For Me (Vic Lundin, Adnor Music BMI)

Combaya (D. Burnette-J.Osborn, Doral Music BMI)


Victor Lundin, a frequent tough guy in films and on television who played Friday in the 1964 sci-fi cult classic Robinson Crusoe on Mars, 
In Robinson Crusoe on Mars, Byron Haskin’s adaptation of the Daniel Defoe novel, Lundin stars as Friday, an alien slave who is found and eventually rescued by marooned Commander Draper.

A trained opera singer in high school who went on to graduate from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Lundin portrayed Machine Gun Kelly in Ma Barker’s Killer Brood (1960). He also had roles in Robert Wise’s Two for the Seesaw (1962), Island of Love (1963), Promises … Promises! (1963), George Stevens’ The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) and Beau Geste (1966).
He died in 2013.

 Victor Lundin (1930-2013)

1 comment:

  1. I had the pleasure of meeting him and Paul Mantee at the San Diego Comic-con a few years ago. It was a great honor as Robinson Crusoe on Mars was one of my favorite films growing up.

    Thank you for this post and your fine sight.