Bingo O’Malley – actor

American actor Bingo O’Malley has passed away in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, where he had been in hospice care, aged 86 years-old.

O’Malley first appeared in George A. Romero’s Knightriders (1981) and went on to play Jordy’s Dad in Creepshow (1982) and Mr. Valdemar in Romero’s Poe adaptation in Two Evil Eyes (1990).

“He was so absolutely grounded in any moment, you couldn’t take your eyes off him,” says Melissa Martin, a writer and director who first met O’Malley in the ’80s. “Everybody wanted Bingo for every role he was right for.”

Amongst many roles in film and television, O’Malley appeared in a number of horror movies, which are listed below.

  • Kantemir (2015)
  • All Saints Eve (2015)
  • Death from Above (2011)
  • River of Darkness (2011)
  • Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)
  • Homecoming (2009)
  • My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009)
  • Diabolique (2006)
  • Two Evil Eyes (1990)
  • Heartstopper (1989)
  • Lady Beware (1987)
  • Creepshow (1982)

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