Deaths: October 21by bcampos862 | created - 11 Oct 2017 | updated - 21 Oct 2018 | Public
2. Diane Thomas
Writer | Romancing the Stone
Diane Thomas was born on January 7, 1946 in Michigan, USA as Diane Rene Thomas. She was a writer and actress, known for Romancing the Stone (1984), The Jewel of the Nile (1985) and Game Show Models (1977). She died on October 21, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
3. Donald Bain
He was a former broadcaster and part-time jazz musician who began working as a ghost writer in the early 1960s. Although he wrote several books on history and other subjects under his real name, he spent most of his career writing novels, speeches, detective stories, and racy sex romps under ...
4. Dorothy Hale
Actress | The Rise of Catherine the Great
Dorothy Hale was born Dorothy Donovan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the age of sixteen, She was sent to a convent. Then she attended a drama school. She was a good friend of Claire Booth Luce and even starred in a theatre production called "Abide By Me."
Dorothy was known for her incredible beauty...
5. Elissa Landi
Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo
Elissa Landi was born in Venice, Italy, on December 6, 1904. From an early age, Elissa wanted to be an actress and a writer. Her acting career started at the Oxford Repertory Company and on London's West End performing with actors such as Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud. She played Desdemona in ...
Writer | La nuit américaine
French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who became his protector. Bazin helped the ...
7. Fred Berry
Actor | What's Happening!!
For a while in the 1970s, Fred Berry was one of the biggest stars on American television. The former dancer, who became a star in the sitcom What's Happening!! (1976) ballooned until his weight became a threat to his health. He battled with food, drink, drugs and women, marrying 6 times to 4 women ...
8. George Hall
Actor | Remember WENN
George Hall was born on November 19, 1916 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Remember WENN (1996), Big Daddy (1999) and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992). He was married to Cordelia. He died on October 21, 2002 in Hawthorne, New York, USA.
Soundtrack | Inglourious Basterds
Gianni Ferrio was born on November 16, 1924 in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. He was a composer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Look Who's Back (2015) and The Adventurers (1970). He was married to Alba Arnova. He died on October 21, 2013 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
11. Henry Armetta
Actor | Speed to Burn
Sicilian-born character actor who appeared in scores of American films, usually as an exuberant and demonstrative Italian. As a teenager in 1902, Armetta stowed away on a boat bound for New York. There he did menial jobs until landing a position as a valet and presser at the Lambs Club, the New ...
13. Irma Lozano
Actress | Rosas blancas para mi hermana negra
Irma Lozano was born on August 24, 1944 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is known for her work on Rosas blancas para mi hermana negra (1970), María Isabel (1968) and Rubi (1968). She was married to Omar González and José Alonso. She died on October 21, 2013 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, ...
14. Jack Kerouac
Writer | On the Road
Jack Kerouac was born into a French-Canadian family and spoke French before he learned English. His father was a printer and a local businessman. His first story was inspired by the radio show "The Shadow". As a young writer he styled himself after Thomas Wolfe, and attended Columbia University. ...
16. Judith McGrath
Actress | All Saints
Judith McGrath was an Australian TV actress who was born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland and she was most known for her roles in Australian TV Drama Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979) as acidic and sarcastic officer Colleen 'Po Face' Powell where she stayed for until the 1984 season before moving on ...
17. Kevin Meaney
Actor | Big
Kevin Meaney was born on April 23, 1956 in Valhalla, New York, USA as Kevin Gerard Meaney. He was an actor and writer, known for Big (1988), 30 Rock (2006) and The Nightmare Room (2001). He was married to Mary Ann Halford and Leanne Coronel. He died on October 21, 2016 in Forestburgh, New York.
18. Lech Ordon
Actor | Listy do M.
Lech Ordon was born on November 24, 1928 in Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland. He was an actor, known for Listy do M. (2011), Hello, Fred the Beard (1978) and Zona dla Australijczyka (1964). He was married to Magda. He died on October 21, 2017 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
19. Marie McDonald
Actress | Living in a Big Way
Kentucky-born Marie McDonald, born Cora Marie Frye in 1923, was a leggy, voluptuous blonde starlet who pursued her career with a vengeance but found little reward in the end. Her mother was a former Ziegfeld girl and her grandmother an operatic singer. Her father, on the other hand, was not so ...
21. Marty Ingels
Actor | Pac-Man
Martin Ingerman was born on March 6, 1936 in New York City. He had an older brother named Arthur. He had a rough childhood and was often picked on. After he finished school, he went into the army. Later, he appeared in a couple of game shows and won. He wanted to be an actor so he went to ...
22. Maxene Andrews
Actress | Road to Rio
Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Patty and Laverne, were one of the most successful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales of nearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early 1930's when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937, the trio of sisters ...
24. Milton Selzer
Actor | Sid and Nancy
Possessing one of TV's more identifiable mugs, Jewish-American character actor Milton Selzer was here, there and everywhere in the 1960s and 1970s, playing a host of usually unsympathetic mobsters, gamblers, and crooks with a sad, almost pathetic quality in about every popular crime story offered, ...
25. Peter Barkworth
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
Peter Barkworth was born on January 14, 1929 in Margate, Kent, England as Peter Wynn Barkworth. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Patton (1970) and BBC2 Play of the Week (1977). He died on October 21, 2006 in Hampstead, London, England.
27. Raymond Hatton
Actor | The Kansas Terrors
The son of a physician, Raymond Hatton entered films in 1909, eventually appearing in almost 500 other pictures. In early silents he formed a comedy team with big, burly Wallace Beery. He was best known as the tobacco-chewing, rip-snorting Rusty Joslin in the Three Mesquiteers series. He was also ...
30. Rosemary Leach
Actress | A Room with a View
English character actress with a penchant for genteel aristocrats and kindly mothers. The daughter of teachers, she "spent some time selling shoes in Reading" before entering the acting profession. Aged eighteen, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made her debut in repertory ...
31. Sandy West
Soundtrack | The Runaways
Drummer, singer, songwriter and guitarist Sandy West was born as Sandy Pesavento on July 10, 1959 in Long Beach, California and was raised in Huntington Beach. The most athletic of seven sisters, Sandy was an avid surfer and water skier. West began playing the violin as a kid, but soon switched to ...