Alexander Knox was a Canadian actor on stage and television. He was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe for his performance as Woodrow Wilson in the film Wilson. Although his liberal views forced him to leave Hollywood because of McCarthyism, Knox had a long career, he was an author, writing adventure novels set in the Great Lakes area during the 19th century, as well as plays and detective novels. Knox was born in Strathroy and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts, to perform on stage with the Boston Repertory Theatre. After the company folded following the stock market crash of 1929, Knox returned to London, Ontario where, for the next two years, he worked as a reporter for The London Advertiser before moving to London, England where, during the 1930s, he appeared in several films, he starred opposite Jessica Tandy in the 1940 Broadway production of Jupiter Laughs and, in 1944, he was chosen by Darryl F. Zanuck to star in Wilson, the biographical film about American President Woodrow Wilson, for which he won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
However, during the McCarthy Era, his liberal views and work with the Committee for the First Amendment hurt his career, though he was not blacklisted, he returned to Britain. Knox had major roles in The Sea Wolf, None Shall Escape, Over 21, Sister Kenny, Europa'51, The Vikings, as well as supporting roles late in his career, such as in The Damned and Alexandra, Joshua Then and Now and the miniseries Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, he depicted Governor Hudson Inverest in "The Latin Touch", the second episode of the first season of The Saint, in 1962. The episode, in black and white, was delivered in Latin-American countries as "Los hermanos Unciello", he wrote six adventure novels: Bride of Quietness, Night of the White Bear, The Enemy I Kill, Raider's Moon, The Kidnapped Surgeon and Totem Dream. He wrote plays and at least three detective novels under a pseudonym prior to 1945. Knox was married to American actress Doris Nolan from 1944 until his death in 1995, they starred together in the 1949 Broadway play The Closing Door, which Knox wrote.
They had a son Andrew Joseph Knox who became an actor and appeared in Doctor on the Go, and, married to Imogen Hassall. Alexander Knox died in Northumberland from bone cancer. Notes Alexander Knox on IMDb Alexander Knox at the Internet Broadway Database New York Times obituary
Arturo Segado Muñoz is a Spanish footballer who plays for Mérida AD on loan from CD Badajoz as a midfielder. Born in Andújar, Jaén, Segado finished his formation with Málaga CF. In 2016, he was promoted to the B-team, he played 34 found the net once. He captained the club's juvenile team which debuted in the UEFA Youth League. In July 2017, Segado terminated his contract with Málaga. In the following month, he signed for Deportivo Alavés and was loaned to Croatian side NK Rudeš for one year, he made his debut for the Croatian club in a 3–2 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb. On 8 January 2019, after another loan stint at NK Istra 1961, Segado left the Glorioso and joined another reserve team, Deportivo Fabril in Segunda División B. On 3 September 2019 it was confirmed. However, he did only play one game for the club in the Copa del Rey, before being loaned out to Mérida AD on the last day of the January 2020 market. Arturo Segado at BDFutbol Arturo Segado at La Preferente Arturo Segado at Soccerway
White Mountain Peak, at 14,252-foot, is the highest peak in the White Mountains of California, the highest peak in Mono County, the third highest peak in the state after Mount Whitney and Mount Williamson. It is the fourteenth most topographically prominent peak in the contiguous United States. White Mountain Peak is one of only two fourteeners in California that are not in the Sierra Nevada, the other being Mount Shasta at the far northern end of the state in the Cascade Range, it is the only fourteener in the contiguous United States, not in the Rocky Mountains, the Cascade Range, or the Sierra Nevada. The University of California operates the White Mountain Research Center, comprising three high altitude research stations, on the mountain: Crooked Creek Station at 10,200 feet, Barcroft Station at 12,470 feet, a small hut at the summit; the effects of altitude on physiology are studied at summit hut. There is a winding dirt road leading to the summit station, cleared of snow between late June and November.
Access is restricted to hikers only by a locked gate about 2 miles before Barcroft station, but White Mountain Research Station opens this locked gate at 11,680 feet once each year. Open gate days are on a Sunday in the summer; the round-trip hike from the gate to the summit is about 14 miles with less than 2,600 feet of vertical gain. However, there are two different dips in the trail of about 250 feet each, adding up to a total elevation gain during the roundtrip of over 3500 feet; the open gate shaves 790 feet of gain off the round trip. This route is popular with mountain bikers. While the peak is arguably California's easiest fourteener via the jeep road, it features more strenuous climbs such as its western ridge, an 8,150-foot climb out of Owens Valley via a steep ridge from the end of a rough road; the peak is approached from the north where it is guarded by a narrow arête or knife-edge ridge. A better nontechnical alternative to the jeep road would be to drive as far as possible up Leidy Canyon from Fish Lake Valley take a graded cattle trail up the broad ridge to Perry Aiken Flat.
From the flats it is an easy traverse south into the cirque of the North Fork, North Branch of Perry Aiken Creek. A moderate scramble up the ridge between the North Branch and the larger cirque of the main North Fork leads to the easier upper slopes of the peak. While the peak does not require technical climbing skills, it still poses a serious challenge to hikers because of the high altitude; the summit and the weather station at 12,470 feet has an alpine tundra climate. Winters are severe, with the peak receiving upwards of 13 feet of snow annually. List of mountain peaks of California List of highest points in California by county List of Ultras of the United States "White Mountain Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. "White Mountain Peak". SummitPost.org. "White Mountain Research Station". University of California. "White Mountain Peak". Timberline Trails. White Mountain Research Station. Administrative Files RSS 2308. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library