deaths 2017

by zoe666-94-164759 | created - 25 Mar 2018 | updated - 08 Apr 2018 | Public

Producer - Citizen Soldier

2. Richard Machowicz

Actor | Gamer

Richard "Mack" Machowicz is best known as the host/producer of Discovery Channel's FutureWeapons and Weapons that Changed the World. He was also the host of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior and History Channel's Ultimate Soldier Challenge. Mack offered his military and weapons expertise as a key ...

Navy seal - Deadliest Warrior

3. Brian Widlake

Self | The Budget UK

Brian Widlake was born on April 13, 1931 in Wiltshire, England as Nigel Brian Windsor Widlake. He died on January 2, 2017 in Wiltshire.

The Money Programme

4. Vida Alves

Actress | TV de Vanguarda

Vida Alves was born on April 15, 1928 in Itanhandu, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Vida Amélia Guedes Alves. She was an actress and writer, known for TV de Vanguarda (1952), The Three Musketeers (1957) and Quase no Céu (1949). She was married to Gianni Gasparinetti. She died on January 3, 2017 in ...

Sua Vida Me Petence

5. Rodney Bennett

Director | The Legend of King Arthur

Rodney Bennett was born on March 24, 1935. He was a director and writer, known for The Legend of King Arthur (1979), The House of Eliott (1991) and Great Performances (1971). He died on January 3, 2017.

Director - Doctor Who

6. Shigeru Kôyama

Actor | Black Rain

Shigeru Kôyama was born on January 16, 1929 in Hiroshima, Japan. He was an actor, known for Black Rain (1989), Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005) and Bakumatsu (1970). He died on January 3, 2017 in Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.

47 Ronin

Screenwriter - Mickey One

8. Les Lazarowitz

Sound_department | Raging Bull

Member of CAS (Cinema Audio Society).

Sound Mixer - Taxi Driver

9. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

East Is East

10. Francine York

Actress | The Family Man

Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...

Batman

11. Betty Lasky

Self | This Is Your Life

Betty Lasky was born on October 11, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an executive. She died on January 7, 2017 in Los Angeles.

Astaire & Rogers partners in rhythm

12. Teresa Ann Savoy

Actress | Caligola

Teresa Ann Savoy was born on July 18, 1955 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Caligula (1979), Salon Kitty (1976) and Bambina (1974). She died on January 9, 2017 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

Caliqula

13. Buddy Greco

Soundtrack | It Runs in the Family

Singer, composer songwriter, and pianist who conducted his own trio from 1944 to 1949 and thereafter performed with, and arranged for, the Benny Goodman orchestra into 1952. He sang in theatres and night clubs, and made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1957, his popular-song compositions include "...

The girl who knew to much

14. Manlio Rocchetti

Make_up_department | Driving Miss Daisy

Manlio Rocchetti was born on November 28, 1943 in Rome, Italy. He is known for his work on Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Shutter Island (2010) and Gangs of New York (2002). He died on January 10, 2017 in Florida, USA.

Make up artist - Gangs of newyork

15. William Peter Blatty

Writer | The Exorcist

William Peter Blatty was born on January 7, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Exorcist (1973), The Ninth Configuration (1980) and The Exorcist III (1990). He was married to Julie Alicia Witbrodt, Linda Blatty, Elizabeth Gilman and Mary Margaret Rigard. He died on ...

Author - The Exorcist

16. Milton Metz

Self | Derby-Fieber USA

Milton Metz was born on September 22, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was married to Mimi. He died on January 12, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Derby-fieber USA

17. Karima Mukhtar

Actress | Al shaytan yaez

Karima Mokhtar earned a bachelor's degree from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and worked later with Baba Sharo in children's programs, and has worked for years on the radio and could not work in the cinema at the beginning because of the refusal of her family,till the opportunity after her ...

The kids have grown up

18. Dick Gautier

Actor | Transformers

Dick Gautier was born on October 30, 1931 in Culver City, California, USA as Dick G. Gauthier. He was an actor and writer, known for The Transformers (1984), G.I. Joe (1985) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Tess Hightower, Barbara Stuart and Beverly J. Gerber. He died on January 13, 2017 in ...

Get smart

19. Yama Buddha

Music_department | Talakjung vs Tulke

Yama Buddha, the singer of the popular song Saathi has become a household name in the Nepali music industry. Who doesn't know this Nepali hip-hop artist? It hasn't been long since he entered into the world of music, however, within a short time he gained much popularity from his single Saathi.

The ...

Rapper

20. Franz Jarnach

Actor | Dittsche - Das wirklich wahre Leben

Franz Jarnach was born on October 14, 1943 in Bad Godesberg, Deutsches Reich. He was an actor, known for Dittsche - Das wirklich wahre Leben (2004), Großstadtrevier (1986) and Notruf Hafenkante (2007). He died on January 16, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

Dittsche

21. Philip Bond

Actor | An Englishman's Castle

Philip Bond was born on November 1, 1934 in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He was an actor, known for An Englishman's Castle (1978), The Herries Chronicle (1960) and Ann Veronica (1964). He was married to Pat Sandys. He died on January 17, 2017 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Doctor who

22. Ion Besoiu

Actor | Bucuresti NonStop

Ion Besoiu was born on March 11, 1931 in Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania. He was an actor, known for Bucharest Non Stop (2015), Omega Rose and Un comisar acuzã (1974). He died on January 18, 2017 in Bucharest, Romania.

Toate pinzele sus

23. Miguel Ferrer

Actor | Traffic

Miguel Ferrer was born on February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Miguel José Ferrer. He was an actor, known for Traffic (2000), Crossing Jordan (2001) and Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993). He was married to Lori Weintraub and Leilani Sarelle. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, ...

Robocop

24. Joy Coghill

Actress | Double Jeopardy

Joy Coghill was born on May 13, 1926 in Findlater, Saskatchewan, Canada as Joy Dorothy Coghill. She was an actress, known for Double Jeopardy (1999), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and The Beachcombers (1972). She was married to John Thorne. She died on January 20, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Da vinci's inquest

25. Hiroki Matsukata

Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku

Hiroki Matsukata was born on July 23, 1942 in Tokyo, Japan as Hiroki Meguro. He was an actor and producer, known for 13 Assassins (2010), Kura (1995) and Yagyu Clan Conspiracy (1978). He was married to Akiko Nishina and Natsuko. He died on January 21, 2017 in Tokyo.

Cops vs thugs

26. Merete Armand

Actress | The Witches

Merete Armand was born on June 8, 1955 in Bergen, Norway. She was an actress, known for The Witches (1990), Varg Veum - Bitre blomster (2007) and Århundrets kjærlighetssaga (1981). She died on January 22, 2017 in Norway.

The witches

27. Søren Elung Jensen

Actor | King Lear

Søren Elung Jensen was born on July 7, 1928 in Odense, Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for King Lear (1971), Støv for alle pengene (1963) and Støv på hjernen (1961). He was married to Jonna Hjerl and Rita Angela. He died on January 22, 2017 in Hellerup, Denmark.

King Lear

28. Werner Nekes

Director | Hynningen

Werner Nekes was born on April 29, 1944 in Erfurt, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Hynningen (1984), Beuys (1981) and Uliisses (1982). He was married to Dore O.. He died on January 22, 2017 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Director - Der tag des malers

29. Overend Watts

Self | The Ballad of Mott the Hoople

Overend Watts was born on May 13, 1947 in Yardley, Birmingham, UK as Peter Overend Watts. He died on January 22, 2017 in Herefordshire, England.

Band - Mott The Hoople

30. Gorden Kaye

Actor | 'Allo 'Allo!

Gorden Kaye was born on April 7, 1941 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England as Gordon Irving Kaye. He was an actor, known for 'Allo 'Allo (1982), Brazil (1985) and Born and Bred (1978). He died on January 23, 2017 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire.

Allo Allo

31. Mary Webster

Actress | The Twilight Zone

Mary Webster was born on March 13, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Master of the World (1961) and Everglades (1961). She died on January 23, 2017 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

The Tin Star

32. Shunji Fujimura

Actor | Death Note

Shunji Fujimura was born on December 8, 1934 in Kamakura, Japan. He was an actor, known for Death Note (2006), Death Note: The Last Name (2006) and Death Note: L Change the World (2008). He died on January 25, 2017 in Japan.

Monkey

33. Kevin Geer

Actor | The Pelican Brief

Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...

Twelve angry men

34. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

Alien

35. Mary Tyler Moore

Actress | Ordinary People

Mary Tyler Moore was born on December 29, 1936, in Flatbush, Brooklyn, to Marjorie (Hackett) and George Tyler Moore, a clerk. Her maternal grandparents were English immigrants, and her father was of English, Irish, and German descent. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her ...

The Mary Tyler Moore Show

36. Raúl Valerio

Actor | Marisol

Raúl Valerio is an actor, known for Marisol (1996), Looking for Death (1961) and Cronica roja (1979).

Marisol

37. Mike Connors

Actor | Mannix

He once jokingly described himself as 'a frustrated song-and-dance man' who wound up typecast as a TV crime fighter. Tall, handsome Armenian-American Mike Connors had a minor career in the movies before becoming a star on the small screen as the impeccably dressed macho sleuth Joe Mannix. Towards ...

The ten commandments

38. Hal Geer

Producer | How Bugs Bunny Won the West

Hal Geer was born on September 13, 1916 in Oronogo, Missouri, USA as Harold Eugene Geer. He was an editor and producer, known for How Bugs Bunny Won the West (1978), Bugs Bunny's Valentine (1979) and Bugs Bunny: All American Hero (1981). He was married to Carol Jones and Nancy Walker. He died on ...

Producer - Looney tunes

39. Barbara Hale

Actress | Perry Mason

Barbara was born on 18 April 1922, as one of two children. As a young girl, Ms. Hale intended to major in art and drawing; she began her professional career as a model for a comic strip called "Ramblin' Bill", during the time she was working her way through The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. She ...

Perry Mason

40. Frederick Parslow

Actor | The Last Wave

Frederick Parslow was born on August 14, 1932 as Frederick Henry Parslow. He was an actor, known for The Last Wave (1977), Neighbours (1985) and Mission Top Secret (1993). He died on January 26, 2017 in Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Alvin Purple

41. David Rose

Soundtrack | Falling Down

David Rose was born on June 15, 1910 in London, England. He is known for his work on Falling Down (1993), Bonanza (1959) and Lionheart (1990). He was married to Betty Bartholomew, Judy Garland and Martha Raye. He died on August 23, 1990 in Burbank, California, USA.

Producer - Z Cars

42. Bob Holiday

Self | I've Got a Secret

Bob Holiday was born on November 12, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He died on January 27, 2017 in Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA.

It's a bird its a plane it's superman

43. Robert Ellis Miller

Director | The Buttercup Chain

Robert Ellis Miller was born on July 18, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Buttercup Chain (1970), Breaking Point (1963) and Alcoa Premiere (1961). He was married to Pola Miller. He died on January 27, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

Director - Any Wednesday

44. Emmanuelle Riva

Actress | Amour

An only child, Emmanuelle was born Paulette Germaine Riva in Cheniménil, but eventually grew up in Remiremont. Her mother, Jeanne Fernande Nourdin, was a seamstress. Her father, René Alfred "Alfredo" Riva, was a sign writer. Her paternal grandfather was Italian. She dreamed of becoming an actress ...

Amour

45. Gisella Sofio

Actress | Biblioteca di Studio Uno

Gisella Sofio was born on February 19, 1931 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She was an actress, known for Biblioteca di Studio Uno (1964), La cura del gorilla (2006) and Il microfono è vostro (1951). She died on January 27, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

The big heart of girls

46. Frank Tidy

Cinematographer | Chain Reaction

Frank Tidy was born on May 17, 1932 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Chain Reaction (1996), Under Siege (1992) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992). He was married to Maureen Catherine Corcoran. He died on January 27, 2017 in Kent, England.

Cinematographer - Under siege

47. Kazem Afrandnia

Actor | Sagkoshi

Kazem Afrandnia was born in 1945 in Nain, Iran. He was an actor, known for Killing Mad Dogs (2001), Khak o atash (2011) and Kooch (1977). He died on January 28, 2017 in Teheran, Iran.

Killing mad dog

48. Richard Portman

Sound_department | Star Wars

Portman entered the film industry in 1957, as a trainee at Columbia Pictures. In 1959 he joined the Samuel Goldwyn Studio as a junior engineer, rising to the position of Assistant Supervising Sound Recording Engineer. In 1970 he joined Robert Altman at the Lion's Gate facility, serving as Sound ...

Sound Mixer - The Godfather

49. Ion Ungureanu

Director | Ptitsy nashey molodosti

Ion Ungureanu was born on August 2, 1935 in Opach, Romania as Ion Spiridonovich Ungureanu. He was an actor and director, known for Ptitsy nashey molodosti (1974), Nedolgiy tanets lyubvi (1988) and Lika (1978). He died on January 28, 2017 in Bucharest, Romania.

That sweet world

50. Aito Mäkinen

Director | Onnelliset leikit

Aito Mäkinen was born on January 4, 1927 in Turku, Finland as Aito Uuno Mäkinen. He was a director and writer, known for Onnelliset leikit (1964), How the Movies Move (1974) and A Bridge (1973). He died on January 30, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland.

Onnelliset leikit

51. Frank Pellegrino

Actor | Goodfellas

Frank Pellegrino was born on May 19, 1944 in East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Frank Joseph Pellegrino. He was an actor and producer, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Cop Land (1997). He was married to Josephine Nicita. He died on January 31, 2017 in Manhattan, ...

Goodfellas

52. Rob Stewart

Director | Sharkwater

Rob Stewart is an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist and filmmaker. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Stewart began photographing underwater when he was 13. By the age of 18 he became a scuba instructor and then moved on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, ...

Filmmaker - Sharkwater

53. John Wetton

Soundtrack | The 40 Year Old Virgin

John Wetton was born on June 12, 1949 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as John Kenneth Wetton. He was married to Lisa Nojaim. He died on January 31, 2017 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

Band - Asia

54. Lars-Erik Berenett

Actor | Hassel/Förgörarna

Lars-Erik Berenett was born on December 23, 1942 in Skellefteå, Västerbottens län, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Hassel: There Is No Mercy! (2000), Roland Hassel (2012) and Nya Dagbladet (1985). He was married to Maria Kulle and Evabritt Strandberg. He died on February 1, 2017 in ...

Jordskott

55. Desmond Carrington

Actor | Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School

Desmond Carrington was born on May 23, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England as Desmond Herbert Carrington. He was an actor, known for Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1952), Softly Softly (1966) and Emergency-Ward 10 (1957). He died on February 1, 2017 in Perth, Scotland.

Emergency ward 10

56. Stig Grybe

Actor | 91:an Karlsson muckar (tror han)

Stig Grybe was born on July 18, 1928 in Stockholm, Sweden as Stig Rudolf Grybe. He was an actor, known for 91:an Karlsson muckar (tror han) (1959), Femte generationen (1986) and Idag röd (1987). He was married to Marie-Louise Engstrand. He died on February 1, 2017 in Sweden.

Charlie Strapp and Foggy Ball flying high

57. Hassan Joharchi

Writer | Sor'at

Hassan Joharchi was an actor and writer, known for Speed (1997), Soltan (1997) and Virangar (1995). He was married to Mahnaz Bayat. He died on February 3, 2017 in Tehran, Iran.

Blue

58. Antonio Casale

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Antonio Casale was born on May 17, 1932 in Italy. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Duck, You Sucker (1971) and Loveplay (1972). He died on February 4, 2017.

The good the bad and the ugly

59. David Phillips

Cinematographer | The Basketball Diaries

David Phillips was born in 1951 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on The Basketball Diaries (1995), To a Random (1986) and Curse (2011). He died on February 4, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.

Cinematographer - Saturday night live

60. Georgiy Taratorkin

Actor | Prestuplenie i nakazanie

Georgiy Taratorkin was born on January 11, 1945 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Georgiy Georgievich Taratorkin. He was an actor, known for Crime and Punishment (1970), Samaya dlinnaya solominka (1982) and Lyubov imperatora (2002). He was married to Ekaterina Markova. He died on February 4, 2017 in ...

A very english murder

61. Gila Goldstein

Actress | Yeladim Tovim

Gil Goldstein was born in Turin as a male with name Abraham Goldstein. After immigrating to Israel she lived in Haifa. Goldstein realized she is a transgender in 1960 and became Gila. She worked as a prostitute in Haifa parks. She had the sex reassignment surgery in Belgium in 1960 - the first ...

That's Gila thats me

62. Björn Granath

Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...

Kingsman the golden circle

64. Alec McCowen

Actor | Never Say Never Again

Alec McCowen was born Alexander Duncan McCowan on May 26, 1925 in Tunbridge Wells, England. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his professional debut in 1942. He established his reputation in classical stage roles, appearing in the ensemble of Laurence Olivier's famed ...

Frenzy

65. Roy Forge Smith

Production_designer | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Roy Forge Smith was born in 1929. He trained as a fine artist and an architect in London before working in the art department of BBC television in the early 1960s. His first film credit was as an assistant art director on 'The Wrong Box' and throughout the 1960s and 1970s worked on a number of ...

Production Designer - Teenage mutant ninja turtles

66. Richard Hatch

Actor | Diminuendo

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled ...

Battlestar galactica

67. Rina Matsuno

Actress | Kôkaku Fudôsenki Robosan

Rina Matsuno was born on July 16, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Kôkaku Fudôsenki Robosan (2014). She died on February 8, 2017 in Tokyo.

Band - Shiritsu ebisu chugaku

68. Alan Simpson

Writer | Sanford and Son

Alan Simpson was born on November 27, 1929 in Brixton, London, England as Alan Francis Simpson. He was a writer and actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Steptoe & Son (1972) and Steptoe and Son (1962). He was married to Kathleen (Kate) Phillips. He died on February 8, 2017 in the UK.

Scriptwriter - Hancock's half hour

69. Yoshio Tsuchiya

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Yoshio Tsuchiya grew up in his ancestral home in the countryside of Japan--the very grounds where Akira Kurosawa would later film KAGEMUSHA (1980). Tsuchiya's father was a professor of literature at the prestigious Waseda University in Tokyo, and Tsuchiya grew up hearing as bedtime stories the ...

Seven samurai

70. Radu Gabrea

Director | Romania! Romania!

Radu Gabrea was born on June 20, 1937 in Bucharest, Romania as Radu Bartholomeu Gabrea. He was a director and writer, known for Romania! Romania! (2006), Too Little for Such a Big War (1969) and The Beheaded Rooster (2007). He was married to Victoria Cocias. He died on February 9, 2017 in Romania.

Director - Grubers journey

71. Josefina Leiner

Actress | El medallón del crimen (El 13 de oro)

Josefina Leiner was born in 1929 in Mexico as Josefina Noguera Escobar. She was an actress, known for El medallón del crimen (El 13 de oro) (1956), Nos veremos en el cielo (1956) and Pablo y Carolina (1957). She died on February 9, 2017 in Mexico.

It happened in Acapulco

72. Herminio 'Butch' Bautista

Director | Alyas Popeye

Herminio 'Butch' Bautista was born in 1940. He was an actor and director, known for Alyas Popeye (1966), Santa Clarang Pinung-Pino (1962) and Titong Robinhood (1965). He died on February 12, 2017.

Apat na pulubi

73. Jay Bontatibus

Actor | General Hospital

Jay was born in Connecticut and raised in Connecticut and New York City to parents Michael and Frances Bontatibus. He is the 3rd child of 4, with 2 brothers and a sister.

Trained as a stage actor in NYC, he got his breakthrough role playing "Tony Viscardi" on the CBS soap, The Young and the Restless...

Days of our lives

74. Sara Coward

Actress | Inspector Morse

Sara was born in South East London and on leaving the local grammar school went to Bristol University, gaining a degree in English and Drama before enrolling at the Guildhall School of Drama in London. Whilst there she won a contract to work with the BBC radio repertory company, which gained her an...

The Archers

75. Damian Davey

Self | Top of the Pops

Damian Davey was born on September 30, 1964 in Manchester, England as Damian Baker. He died on February 12, 2017 in the UK.

Musician - The time wrap

76. Åsleik Engmark

Actor | Knerten

Åsleik Engmark was born on December 27, 1965 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor and director, known for Knerten (2009), Brødrene Dal og mysteriet med Karl XIIs gamasjer (2005) and Twigson Ties the Knot (2010). He was married to Helle Engmark. He died on February 12, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Monsters university

77. Krystyna Sienkiewicz

Actress | Pozegnania

Krystyna Sienkiewicz was born on February 14, 1935 in Ostrów Mazowiecka, Mazowieckie, Poland as Krystyna Waleria Sienkiewicz. She was an actress, known for Lydia Ate the Apple (1958), Zwariowana noc (1967) and Motodrama (1971). She was married to Andrzej Przylubski and Wlodzimierz Rylski. She died ...

Farewells

78. Gerald Hirschfeld

Cinematographer | Young Frankenstein

Gerald Hirschfeld was born on April 25, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Young Frankenstein (1974), Coma (1978) and Mr. Smith (1983). He was married to Julia Tucker. He died on February 13, 2017 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.

Cinematographer - young Frankenstien

79. Chavo Guerrero Sr.

Actor | WWE Velocity

Chavo Guerrero Sr. was born on January 7, 1949 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Salvador Guerrero Llanes. He is known for his work on WWE Velocity (2002), Streets of Rage (1994) and The One and Only (1978). He was married to Nancy Vasquez. He died on February 11, 2017 in El Paso.

Wrestler - WWF

80. Bruce Lansbury

Producer | Street Hawk

He is best known as the guy who produced the best episodes of some cult science fiction TV shows of the 1960s and 1970s.

Lansbury made his sci-fi mark in the 1960s with the Wild, Wild West series.

He produced the short lived lost-island sci-fi series, Fantastic Journey (1977), which may have only ...

Television Producer - Murder she wrote

81. George 'The Animal' Steele

Actor | Ed Wood

George 'The Animal' Steele ( his professional wrestling name) was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William James Myers. He was a wrestling superstar in the WWF. He had a public image of a wild type of creature that chewed on the turn buckles and sported a green tongue. In the 1990s he became an ...

Wrestler - WWF/Actor - Ed Wood

82. Nicole Bass

Actress | Private Parts

Nicole Bass was born on August 10, 1964 in Middle Village, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Private Parts (1997), WWE Smackdown! (1999) and WWE Raw (1993). She was married to Robert Fuchs. She died on February 17, 2017 in the USA.

Wrestler - WWF

83. Warren Frost

Actor | Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Born and raised in upstate Vermont, Warren Frost left home at age 17 to enlist in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his service, he worked mainly in theater. He has a doctorate in theater arts from the University of Minnesota and a published playwright with four plays to his credit and has ...

Twin peaks

84. Kim Jee-Young

Actress | The Last Blossom

Kim Jee-Young was born on September 25, 1938 in Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, Japanese-occupied Korea as Hyo-Shik Kim. She was an actress, known for The Last Blossom (2011), Guns & Talks (2001) and Seven People in the Cellar (1969). She died on February 17, 2017 in South Korea.

Too beautiful to lie

85. Michael Tuchner

Director | Play for Today

German-born director, the son of a tailor. His family moved to Britain when he was seven years old. He attended University College London and eventually became the president of the local film society, subsequently joining the BBC as a trainee editor. He then advanced to full editor and worked on ...

Director - Trenchcoat

86. Ivan Koloff

Actor | The Legion of Supervillains the Official Music Video

Ivan Koloff was one of the most fearsome wrestlers of the 1970s and 1980s. Despite being billed as being from Russia, Ivan was actually born and raised near Montreal Canada. He began wrestling in the mid 1960's under the name Red McNulty. After a few years, he took the name of "The Russian Bear" ...

Wrestler - WWF

87. Richard Schickel

Producer | The Big Red One

Richard Schickel was born on February 10, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Richard Warren Schickel. He was a writer and producer, known for The Big Red One (1980), Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente (1987) and The World of Willa Cather (1977). He was married to Carol Rubenstein and ...

Director - The russian bear

88. Pasquale Squitieri

Director | Gli invisibili

Pasquale Squitieri was born on November 27, 1938 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Gli invisibili (1988), The Gun (1978) and Savage Breed (1980). He was married to Ottavia Fusco. He died on February 18, 2017 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Director - Father

Before twilight

90. Chris Wiggins

Actor | The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar

Chris Wiggins was born on January 13, 1930 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Christopher John Wiggins. He was an actor, known for The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar (1969), Rock & Rule (1983) and Redwall (1999). He was married to Sandra Crysler-Wiggins. He died on February 19, ...

Friday the 13th the series

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92. Brunella Bovo

Actress | Lo sceicco bianco

Brunella Bovo was born on March 8, 1930 in Ponso, Veneto, Italy as Bruna Bovo. She was an actress, known for The White Sheik (1952), 10 canzoni d'amore da salvare (1953) and The Loves of Salammbo (1960). She died on February 21, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

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93. Ion Croitoru

Actor | WWF Prime-Time Wrestling

Ion Croitoru was born on December 7, 1963 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Ion William Croitoru. He was an actor, known for WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (1985), Oklahoma Smugglers (1987) and SMW: Night of the Legends (1994). He was married to Tracy Edwards. He died on February 21, 2017 in Toronto, ...

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94. Joy Hruby

Actress | Laid

Joy Hruby was born on July 1, 1927 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Joy Elaine Cox. She was an actress and writer, known for Laid (2011), Conference of the Planets (2010) and The Love Letters from Teralba Road (1977). She was married to Denny Hruby. She died on February 21, 2017 in Sydney, ...

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95. Jean-Pierre Jorris

Actor | Frontière(s)

Jean-Pierre Jorris was born on October 21, 1925 in Clamart, France as Jean-Pierre Leroux. He was an actor, known for Frontier(s) (2007), Les rois maudits (1972) and Gandahar (1987). He died on February 21, 2017 in Paris, France.

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96. Nikos Koundouros

Director | Mikres Afrodites

He studied painting and sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts from which he graduated in 1948.

Because of his left-wing political beliefs, he was exiled in Makronisos Island after the end of World War II

He started his career, as a director, at the age of 28, on 1954, with the film "Maghiki ...

Director - To polio

97. Roberto Lamarca

Actor | Amantes de Luna Llena

Roberto Lamarca was born on October 14, 1959 in Corato, Puglia, Italy as Roberto Lamarca Gabrielle. He was an actor, known for Amantes de Luna Llena (2000), De todas maneras Rosa (2013) and Las González (2002). He was married to Caridad Canelón. He died on February 22, 2017 in Caracas, ...

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98. Aleksey Petrenko

Actor | 12

Aleksey Petrenko was born on March 26, 1938 in Chemer, Chernigov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Alexei Vassilyevich Petrenko. He was an actor, known for 12 (2007), How Czar Peter the Great Married Off His Moor (1976) and Piry Valtasara, ili noch so Stalinym (1989). He was married to Azima ...

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99. William Woodson

Actor | Escape from the Planet of the Apes

He was the narrator of the famous TV series The Invaders, an American science fiction television program created by Larry Cohen that aired on ABC for two seasons, from January 10, 1967 to March 26, 1968. Dominic Frontiere, who had provided scores for Twelve O'Clock High and The Outer Limits, ...

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100. Gustaw Lutkiewicz

Actor | Lawa. Opowiesc o 'Dziadach' Adama Mickiewicza

Gustaw Lutkiewicz was born on June 29, 1924 in Kaunas, Lithuania. He was an actor, known for Lava (1989), Kuchnia polska (1993) and Rdza (1982). He was married to Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz. He died on February 24, 2017 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

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