Monday, October 24, 2016
"Chariots of Fire" screenwriter Colin Welland dies at 81
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Actor and writer Colin Welland, who famously told Hollywood "the British are coming" when he won an Academy Award for "Chariots of Fire," has died. He was 81.

His family said in a statement Tuesday that Welland, who had Alzheimer's disease, died...

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