Deaths: September 17by bcampos862 | created - 12 Sep 2017 | updated - 08 Sep 2018 | Public
1. Suzan Farmer
Actress | Die, Monster, Die!
Suzan Farmer was born on June 16, 1942 in Kent, England as Suzan Maxine Farmer. She was an actress, known for Monster of Terror (1965), The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1968) and Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966). She was married to Ian McShane. She died on September 17, 2017 in England.
Actor | Touch of Evil
Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a ...
4. Bobby Heenan
Actor | WrestleMania V
Bobby Heenan was born on November 1, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Raymond Louis Heenan. He was an actor, known for WrestleMania V (1989), Saturday Night's Main Event (1985) and WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (1985). He was married to Cynthia Jean Perrett. He died on September 17, 2017 in Largo, ...
Self | Decision 79
Bonnie Angelo was born on January 29, 1924 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Veronica Estelle Angelo. She is known for her work on Decision 79 (1979), Friday Night, Saturday Morning (1979) and Question Time (1979). She was married to Harold Levy. She died on September 17, 2017 in Bethesda, ...
6. Brian Hall
Actor | Fawlty Towers
Actor Brian Hall was best known for his role as Terry the cook in the BBC comedy series Fawlty Towers (1975). He began acting while still in his teens in amateur shows where his burly frame made him ideal casting for villains and heavies.
After leaving school he worked as a taxi driver before he was...
7. Carlos Íñigo
Carlos Íñigo was born on December 13, 1960 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Carlos Íñigo Medina. He died on September 17, 2017 in Mexico City.
Actress | The Sound of Music
Charmian Carr was born Charmian Farnon on December 28, 1942. She got her name because, supposedly, her father liked the name after reading William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Charmian was the name of one of Cleopatra's maids. She was the second of three daughters. Her mother, Rita Oehmen,...
Actress | Elsa y Fred
Actor, director and writer China Zorrilla was born in Uruguay in 1922. She grew up in Paris and studied theater in London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and New York.
The preeminent actor of the celebrated Uruguayan Comedy during the 1950s-1960s she was directed by the legendary Margarita Xirgu; ...
10. Dick Durock
Actor | Stand by Me
Big, brawny, and imposing actor and stuntman Dick Durock was born on January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. The fourth of five children; he grew up in South Bend, Indiana and New Jersey. After serving a stint in the Marine Corps and briefly working as a computer programmer, Durock went to ...
Actor | Moonstruck
Feodor Fedorovich Chaliapin Jr. was born October 6, 1905, in Moscow, Russia. He was the youngest of six children. His father was the world-famous Russian Opera basso Feodor Chaliapin Sr.. His mother, Iola Tornagi, was a prima-ballerina who quit the stage after her marriage and became a caring ...
13. Francis Compton
Actor | Witness for the Prosecution
Francis Compton was born on May 4, 1885 in Malvern, Worcestershire, England as Francis Sidney Mackenzie. He was an actor, known for Witness for the Prosecution (1957), The DuPont Show of the Month (1957) and Robert Montgomery Presents (1950). He was married to Mary Wetmore Wells. He died on ...
15. Grady Sutton
Actor | Waikiki Wedding
Grady Sutton was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He arrived in California in 1924. He got his first break in Hollywood from director William A. Seiter who used him as an extra in The Mad Whirl (1925) starring May McAvoy. Grady remained a Hollywood staple for the next 55 years.
He specialized in ...
16. Iris Adrian
Actress | The Odd Couple
Sugar, Pepper, Pearl, Sunny, Goldie, Bubbles, all those are nicknames borne by petite actress Iris Adrian in several of the 160 movies she made. With such names, don't expect to see her playing Joan of Arc or Electra but it remains that all these pet names reflect her winning femininity, its ...
17. James Griffith
Actor | The Killing
Ideal for playing swarthy villains, James Griffith's tall, dark and gaunt features and shady countenance invaded hundreds of film and TV dramas (and a few comedies) throughout his career on-camera. Highlighted by his arched brows, hooded eyes and prominent proboscis, heavy character work would be ...
20. Michael Strong
Actor | Patton
While never one of the big names on screen, Michael Strong was one of those excellent method actors who were often compelling to watch. Unsurprisingly, many of Michael's screen characters were typical New Yorkers, whether they be cops or thugs, and he imbued them with an edgy 'in-your-face' ...
23. Ralph Pappier
Production_designer | Pobre mi madre querida
Ralph Pappier was born on January 16, 1914 in Shanghai, China. He was a production designer and director, known for Pobre mi madre querida (1948), Escuela de campeones (1950) and Delito (1962). He died on September 17, 1998 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
24. Red Skelton
Writer | The Red Skelton Show
The son of a former circus clown turned grocer and a cleaning woman, Red Skelton was introduced to show business at the age of seven by Ed Wynn, at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. At age 10, he left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest, and joined the vaudeville circuit at age 15....
26. Richard Basehart
Actor | Moby Dick
Despite many a powerful performance, this actor's actor never quite achieved the stardom he deserved. Ultimately, Richard Basehart became best-known to television audiences as Admiral Harriman Nelson, commander of the glass-nosed nuclear submarine 'S.S.R.N Seaview' in Irwin Allen's Voyage to the ...