Killed

by olov-123-686813 | created - 16 Jul 2016 | updated - 17 Apr 2018 | Public

No special order.

1. Leslie Howard

Actor | Pygmalion

Leslie Howard Steiner was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the ...

Shot down by Luftwaffe during WWII.

2. Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Actor | Night 'n' Gales

Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer was born on August 7, 1927 in Paris, Illinois, USA as Carl Dean Switzer. He was an actor, known for Night 'n' Gales (1937), Rushin' Ballet (1937) and Feed 'em and Weep (1938). He was married to Dian Collingwood. He died on January 21, 1959 in Mission Hills, California, USA.

Shot to death by an acquaintance.

3. Jack Nance

Actor | Eraserhead

Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the ...

Head injury after a fight at a donuts store.

4. Phil Hartman

Actor | NewsRadio

Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, ...

Shot to death by his wife, Brynn.

5. Sharon Tate

Actress | Valley of the Dolls

Sharon's early life was one of constant moving as her father served in the military. When she lived in Italy, she was voted "Homecoming Queen" of her high school. After being an extra in a few Italian films, Sharon headed to Hollywood where she would again start as an extra. Her first big break ...

Stabbed to death by Charles Manson followers.

6. Adrienne Shelly

Actress | Waitress

The late Adrienne Shelley was born in Queens, New York, to Sheldon Levine and Elaine Langbaum. After graduating Jericho High School, located in Jericho, New York, she enrolled at Boston University, and majored in film production. After her junior year, she dropped out and moved to Manhattan where ...

Punched to death by construction worker Diego Pillco.

7. John Lennon

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

Shot to death by Mark David Chapman.

8. Judith Barsi

Actress | The Land Before Time

The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000-to-1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at age 5 1/2 in 1983 and mistaken for a 3-year-old. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere ...

Shot to death.

9. Pier Paolo Pasolini

Writer | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma

Pier Paolo Pasolini achieved fame and notoriety long before he entered the film industry. A published poet at 19, he had already written numerous novels and essays before his first screenplay in 1954. His first film Accattone (1961) was based on his own novel and its violent depiction of the life ...

Murdered by being run over several times with his own car. Unsolved.

10. Sal Mineo

Actor | Rebel Without a Cause

Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother ...

Stabbed to death by Lionel Ray Williams.

11. Lana Clarkson

Actress | Scarface

This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company (1976), The Jeffersons (1975), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Riptide (1984), Knight ...

Shot in the mouth by Phil Spector.

12. Dominique Dunne

Actress | Poltergeist

Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne and Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer. Actor Griffin Dunne is her brother. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in ...

Strangled by her ex-boyfriend, John Thomas Sweeney.

13. Bob Crane

Actor | Hogan's Heroes

Handsome Bob Crane had many careers including working as a disc jockey for a while. He started acting around the age of 33. One of his first acting jobs was in Return to Peyton Place (1961). After a guest appearance on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and a supporting role on The Donna Reed Show (1958)...

Bludgeoned to death, officially unsolved.

14. Merlin Santana

Actor | The Steve Harvey Show

Originally from New York, both of Merlin's parents were from the Dominican Republic. His mother pushed for a career in show business to keep him out of trouble and off the mean streets. He began as an advertising model for a fast-food chain at the age of 3. He first began getting noticed as Stanley...

Shot to death by Damien Andre Gates.

15. Dorothy Stratten

Actress | Galaxina

Dorothy Stratten's story was brief, glorious and tragic. She was born Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten on February 28, 1960 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She grew up in a rough neighborhood in Vancouver, but kept out of trouble and went through the motions of school. While not a beauty as a child...

Shot to death by her husband, Paul Snider.

16. Moustapha Akkad

Producer | The Message

The creativity of Moustapha Akkad came in such movies as Lion of the Desert (1980) and The Message (1976), where he directed and showed some really creative amazing view on the history of Islam. As an Arabic Muslim it was really hard for him to make it in Hollywood but no one could deny his talent ...

Bombed to death by Al-Qaeda.

17. Christina Grimmie

Soundtrack | The Matchbreaker

Christina Grimmie was an American actress, singer, song writer, and YouTube sensation. Grimmie is known as 'zeldaxlove64' on YouTube. Grimmie gained recognition after posting covers of popular songs on YouTube. She also placed 2nd Runner up on The Voice. On June 10, 2016, Grimmie was shot three ...

Shot to death by Kevin James Loibl.

18. Harry Baur

Actor | Golgotha

Harry Baur was born on April 12, 1880 in Paris, France as Henri-Marie Baur. He was an actor, known for Behold the Man (1935), Christine (1937) and Les Misérables (1934). He was married to Rika Radifé and Rose Grane. He died on April 8, 1943 in Paris.

Died two days after being jailed and tortured by Gestapo.

19. Rebecca Schaeffer

Actress | Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

Rebecca began modeling at the age of 16, going off to New York on her own to begin her career. Four months later, she found herself in Japan, modeling. Eventually, she landed a co-starring role on My Sister Sam (1986), for which she is now best known. In 1989 she also became a spokesperson for ...

Shot to death by her stalker, Robert John Bardo.

20. Susan Cabot

Actress | The Wasp Woman

Susan Cabot was born in Boston and raised in a series of eight foster homes. She attended high school in Manhattan, where she took an interest in dramatics and joined the school dramatic club. Later, while trying to decide between a career in music or art, she illustrated children's books during ...

Bludgeoned to death with a weightlifting bar, by her son, Timothy.

21. Marie Trintignant

Actress | Colette, une femme libre

Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, ...

Died of a cerebral edema as a result of being repeatedly punched by her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat.

22. JonBenét Ramsey

Born JonBenet Patricia Ramsey, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on August 6th, 1990 to John Bennett Ramsey and Patricia Paugh Ramsey. JonBenet moved to Colorado with her family when she was just a year old. Her first name is a combination of her father's first and middle names, John ...

Strucked on the head and strangled

23. Tupac Shakur

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital ...

Gunshot wounds

24. Selena

Soundtrack | Don Juan DeMarco

Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of...

Shot to death by Yolanda Saldívar.

25. Tara Correa-McMullen

Actress | Rebound

Tara Correa-McMullen was born on May 24, 1989 in Westminster, Vermont, USA as Shalvah McMullen. She was an actress, known for Rebound (2005), Judging Amy (1999) and Zoey 101 (2005). She died on October 21, 2005 in Inglewood, California, USA.

Shot to death by Damien Watts.

26. Barbara Colby

Actress | Mary Tyler Moore

Actress Barbara Colby, at age 36, was on the brink of TV character stardom when the native New Yorker was senselessly shot and killed one evening on the streets of Los Angeles. The tall, toothy, husky-voiced, frizzy-haired actress equipped with a keen, Brooklyn-tough sensibility and dead-on comedy ...

27. Marvin Gaye

Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.

Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Proof

Soundtrack | Bad Company

Proof was born on October 2, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as DeShaun Holton. He was married to Sharonda. He died on April 11, 2006 in Detroit.

29. The Notorious B.I.G.

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born on May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. ...

30. Tricia McCauley

Step Up

Tricia McCauley was born on February 25, 1970 in West Suffolk, England. She is known for her work on Step Up (2006), Never Dream: The Beginning (2012) and The Paper Girl (2000). She died on December 25, 2016 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

31. Ramon Novarro

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ramon Novarro was born José Ramón Gil Samaniego on February 6, 1899 in Durango, Mexico, to Leonor (Gavilan) and Dr. Mariano N. Samaniego Siqueiros, a prosperous dentist. Ramon and his family moved to Los Angeles in 1913, as refugees from the Mexican Revolution. After stints as a ballet dancer, ...

32. Haing S. Ngor

Actor | The Killing Fields

Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He ...

33. Jay Sebring

Make_up_department | Come Blow Your Horn

Jay Sebring was born on October 10, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Thomas John Kummer. He is known for his work on Come Blow Your Horn (1963), Operation C.I.A. (1965) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). He was married to Cami Sebring. He died on August 9, 1969 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

34. William Desmond Taylor

Director | The Soul of Youth

Born in Carlow, Ireland. Came to USA c. 1890. Worked as stage actor, engineer, antique dealer, gold miner. Entered silent film industry as actor in 1912; most noted film as actor was Captain Alvarez (1914) for Vitagraph. Directed first film for Balboa Films in 1914. Subsequently directed for ...

35. Gianni Versace

Costume_designer | Judge Dredd

Gianni Versace was born on December 2, 1946 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy as Giovanni Maria Versace. He was a costume designer, known for Judge Dredd (1995), Showgirls (1995) and The Leading Man (1996). He died on July 15, 1997 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

36. John F. Kennedy

Writer | Profiles in Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...

37. Olof Palme

Actor | Bråkiga blad

Palme came from an upper class family in Stockholm. While studying at the college of Stockholm he got involved in student politics and got the opportunity to travel through post-war Europe in 1949. He became president of Sweden's United Student Unions in 1952. When prime minister Tage Erlander ...

38. Indira Gandhi

Commando

Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 in Allahabad, India as Indira Priyadarshini Nehru. She is known for her work on Commando (1988), Jumbish: A Movement - The Movie (1986) and British Pathé News (1910). She was married to Feroze Gandhi. She died on October 31, 1984 in New Delhi, ...

39. Mohandas K. Gandhi

Mera Gaon Mera Desh

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India. His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. His mother, named Putlibai, was the fourth wife; the previous three wives ...

40. Robert F. Kennedy

Writer | The Missiles of October

Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at the University of Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar...

41. Misty Upham

Actress | August: Osage County

Misty Anne Upham, born in Kallispell, Montana, grew up in south Seattle, the fourth of five children. She began her career at the age of thirteen when she joined a community theater group, Red Eagle Soaring. What began as a summer workshop soon turned into a full-time job. By the age of fourteen ...

Blunt-force trauma

42. Karyn Kupcinet

Actress | The Little Shop of Horrors

Karyn Kupcinet was born on March 6, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Roberta Lynn Kupcinet. She was an actress, known for The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), The Gertrude Berg Show (1961) and Hawaiian Eye (1959). She died on November 28, 1963 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

43. Jenny Maxwell

Actress | Blue Hawaii

Jenny Maxwell was born on September 3, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as Jennifer Helene Maxwell. She was an actress, known for Blue Hawaii (1961), Hawaiian Eye (1959) and Shotgun Wedding (1963). She was married to Ervin "Tip" Roeder and Paul W. Rapp. She died on June 10, 1981 in Los Angeles,...

44. Rhea Mitchell

Actress | The Brink

Mitchell began her career in 1909 playing stock in Portland. Working in films, she appeared a number of times with Western star William S. Hart playing a leading role in those films. She then appeared in "Diamond from the Sky" in 1916" which proved to be a disaster for everyone concerned and with ...

45. Anna Letenská

Actress | Babicka

Anna Letenská was born on August 29, 1904 in Nürschan, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Babicka (1940), Cekanky (1940) and Minulost Jany Kosinové (1940). She died on October 24, 1942 in Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria.

46. Dick Kallman

Actor | Verboten!

Dick Kallman, an actor in movies and television in the late 50s and 60s, left Hollywood and began doing stage work. He toured in companies of "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" and "Half a Sixpence". He was also an accomplished singer who in 1963 recorded an album of standards for ...

47. Harry Liedtke

Actor | Die Konkurrenz platzt

Harry Liedtke was born on October 12, 1882 in Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die Konkurrenz platzt (1929), Der Mann ohne Namen - 1. Der Millionendieb (1921) and Die Liebe einer Königin (1923). He was married to Christa Tordy, Käthe Dorsch, Ernestine Emaline ...

48. Georg John

Actor | M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

Georg John was born on July 23, 1879 in Schmiegel, Poland as Georg Jacobsohn. He was an actor, known for M (1931), Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924). He died on November 18, 1941 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland.

49. Fritz Grünbaum

Writer | Die Csikosbaroneß

Fritz Grünbaum was born on April 7, 1880 in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Franz Friedrich Grünbaum. He was an actor and writer, known for Die Csikosbaroneß (1930), Liebeskommando (1931) and Jeder fragt nach Erika (1931). He was married to Lilly Herzl, Mizzi Dressl and Karolina ...

50. Malcolm X

Writer | Malcolm X

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of seven children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl attempted opening a store ...

51. Peter Arne

Actor | Straw Dogs

Peter Arne was for a short time the perfect villain in British film. After a couple of roles in war movies (The Purple Plain (1954) and The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)) and a Tarzan movie (Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)) he became a villain in Strangers' Meeting (1957). From than on he continued ...

52. Lloyd Avery II

Actor | Boyz n the Hood

Lloyd Avery II was born on June 21, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lloyd Fernandez Avery. He is known for his work on Boyz n the Hood (1991), Shot (2001) and Poetic Justice (1993). He died on September 4, 2005 in Crescent City, California.

He was struck on the head and strangled by Kevin Roby, his Satan-worshiping cellmate.

53. David Bacon

Actor | The Masked Marvel

David Bacon was born on March 24, 1914 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA as David Gaspar Griswold Bacon. He was an actor, known for The Masked Marvel (1943), The Boss of Big Town (1942) and Gals, Incorporated (1943). He was married to Greta Keller. He died on September 13, 1943 in Hollywood, ...

54. Jing Bai

Actress | Gong fu yong chun

Jing Bai was born on June 4, 1983 in Diaobingshan, Liaoning, China. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Wing Chun (2010), Tie ren (2009) and Three Kingdoms (2008). She was married to Chenghai Zhou. She died on February 28, 2012 in Beijing, China.

55. Berry Berenson

Actress | Cat People

Born Berinthia Berenson in New York in 1948, Berenson was a noted photographer and actress and was the sister of model-turned-actress Marisa Berenson (of "Barry Lyndon" fame). Berenson met her husband, actor and star of Alfred Hitchcock's original version of Psycho (1960), Anthony Perkins on the ...

56. Charb

Self | C'est dur d'être aimé par des cons

Charb was born on August 21, 1967 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, Île-de-France, France as Stéphane Charbonnier. He died on January 7, 2015 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

57. Cristie Schoen Codd

Stunts | Geostorm

Born in Madrid, Spain to two hard-working military parents, William and Elizabeth Schoen. Her family has lived in New Orleans, La since the 1800s. Graduated from LSU with a double major in German and Performing Arts. Studied at The Atlantic Theatre Company in New York, and has performed in many ...

58. Nancy Daus-Sullivan

Actress | WCW Monday Nitro

Nancy Daus-Sullivan was born on May 21, 1964 in Orlando, Florida, USA as Nancy Elizabeth Toffoloni. She was an actress, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993) and WCW Saturday Night (1985). She was married to Chris Benoit, Kevin Sullivan and Jim Daus. She died on ...

59. B.H. De Lay

Actor | Skin Deep

Beverly Homer DeLay, known as B.H. DeLay, was an innovator and a aviator actor of French descent. He was born on August 12, 1892 in the Oakland bay area of California. DeLay was also an engineer educated at the University of California as well as the prestigious, centuries old University of ...

60. Dimebag Darrell

Soundtrack | The Big Short

Dimebag Darrell was born on August 20, 1966 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Darrell Lance Abbott. He died on December 8, 2004 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

61. Federico García Lorca

Writer | Shooting Bernarda

Federíco Garcia Lorca was born in the south of Spain (Andalusia) in 1898 and soon became the region's most famous artist. A poet, playwright, artist, musician and lecturer, he wrote groundbreaking plays such as 'Blood Wedding' and 'Yerma'. His support of the Spanish Republic in the 1930s led to his...

62. Ramón Gay

Actor | La momia azteca contra el robot humano

Ramón Gay was born on November 28, 1917 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ramón García Gay. He was an actor, known for The Aztec Mummy Against the Humanoid Robot (1958), The Aztec Mummy (1957) and The Curse of the Aztec Mummy (1957). He died on May 28, 1960 in Mexico City, Mexico.

63. Kurt Gerron

Actor | Der blaue Engel

Gerron fled to France (because he was Jewish), then settled in Amsterdam in 1933. He was arrested by the SS in 1943 and was sent to Theresienstadt in 1944 to direct a staged documentary intended to persuade world public opinion that Jews were well treated in concentration camps. He made a film ...

64. Tom Gilson

Actor | The Crowded Sky

Tom Gilson was born on January 6, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Peter Gilson. He was an actor, known for The Crowded Sky (1960), Young and Wild (1958) and The Gallant Men (1962). He was married to Saundra Edwards. He died on October 6, 1962 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

Shot by Saundra Edwards in self-defence.

65. David Huffman

Actor | Ice Castles

Talented American leading and supporting actor, though often underrated, David Huffman was a familiar face in films and on television in the 1970s and 80s. The great success he had achieved, was cut short after he was tragically murdered in 1985.

He had been appearing on Broadway for a number of ...

66. Robert Johnson

Soundtrack | The Skeleton Key

Robert Johnson was born on May 8, 1911 in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, USA as Robert Leroy Johnson. He was married to Calleta "Callie" Craft and Virginia Travis. He died on August 13, 1938 in Greenwood, Mississippi.

67. Martin Luther King

Soundtrack | Freedom Writers

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six ...

69. Chris Kyle

Writer | American Sniper

Chris Kyle was born on April 8, 1974 in Odessa, Texas, USA as Christopher Scott Kyle. He was a writer and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Sons of Guns (2011) and Stars Earn Stripes (2012). He was married to Taya Kyle. He died on February 2, 2013 in Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas.

70. Juliano Mer-Khamis

Director | Arna's Children

Juliano Mer-Khamis was born on May 29, 1958 in Nazareth, Israel. He was an actor and director, known for Arna's Children (2004), Deadly Heroes (1993) and God's Sandbox (2002). He was married to Jenny Nyman. He died on April 4, 2011 in Jenin, West Bank, Palestine.

71. Pablo Neruda

Writer | What Spring Does with the Cherry Trees

Pablo Neruda was the pseudonym of Chilean poet Ricardo Neftali Reyes Basualto. He was born in Parral, a little town in central Chile, but his family moved to Temuco City when he was just a few months old. It was there he showed interest in poetry and made his early works, and where he picked "Pablo...

72. Bruno Schulz

Writer | Sanatorium pod Klepsydra

Schulz is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable writers in Polish literature of the first half of the 20h Century. He was born in Drohobycz, a small village near Lvov, where he would live until he was shot by the Nazis on the street on November 19th, 1942. By then, Schulz had published two books. ...

73. Mónica Spear

Actress | La mujer perfecta

Miss Spear was crowned Miss Venezuela in 2004 and was 4th runner-up in the 2005 Miss Universe Pageant. Prior to competing in beauty pageants, Miss Spear bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Central Florida. Miss Spear went on to become one of the most popular and successful soap ...

74. Stringbean

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

David Akeman, the country musician known as "Stringbean," was a legend at the Grand Ole Opry and one of the stars of television's Hee Haw (1969). Along with his long-time partner and Hee Haw (1969) co-star Grandpa Jones, he was one of the premier traditional-style banjo players in country music. ...

75. Leon Trotsky

Self | The Assassination of Trotsky

Communist leader. He was chief theorist, a leader in both the 1905 and 1917 Russian Revolutions alongside V.I. Lenin. As commissar for foreign affairs, Trotsky arranged the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany. He next became head of the Red Army during the Russian Civil War, which resulted in the ...

76. Otto Wallburg

Actor | Der Kongreß tanzt

Otto Wallburg was born on February 21, 1889 in Berlin, Germany as Otto Wasserzug. He was an actor, known for Congress Dances (1931), Was Frauen träumen (1933) and Wer nimmt die Liebe ernst...? (1931). He died on October 29, 1944 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, ...

77. Katherine Walsh

Actress | The Chase

Actress, born in Northern Kentucky on April 11, 1947. The first born daughter out of five children born to Thomas and Martha Katherine Walsh. From the moment of birth, Kathy was not only beautiful and brilliant, but she had a confidence unlike that of most newborns. She was exceptionally talented ...

78. Witold Zacharewicz

Actor | Barbara Radziwillówna

Witold Zacharewicz was born on August 26, 1914 in Plock, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Love or a Kingdom (1936), Znachor (1937) and Gehenna (1938). He died on February 16, 1943 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.

80. Dedrick D. Gobert

Actor | Boyz n the Hood

Black American supporting actor Dedrick D. Gobert's career was cut short when he was fatally shot during an argument at a drag race at a Southern California racetrack in late 1994. The 22-year-old made his film debut playing Dooky in John Singleton's _Boyz N the Hood (1991)_.

Shot during a fight with several gang members.

81. Bonnie Lee Bakley

Radio Days

Bonnie Lee Bakley was born on June 7, 1956 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Radio Days (1987) and Turk 182 (1985). She was married to Robert Blake, John Ray, Glynn H.Wolfe, E.Robert Telufson, William Webber, Joseph Brooksher, Demart C. Besly, Robert Moon, Paul Gawron ...

Shot to death...

82. Nicole Brown Simpson

Self | Absolutely 100% Guilty

Nicole Brown Simpson was born on May 19, 1959 in Frankfurt, Germany as Nicole Brown Baur. She was an actress, known for Absolutely 100% Guilty (1999). She was married to O.J. Simpson. She died on June 12, 1994 in Brentwood, California, USA.

Stabbed to death...

83. Alan J. Shalleck

Director | Curious George

Father of chef, David Shalleck of San Francisco, California and father-in-law of Susan Diane Resley of San Francisco, California.

Beaten to death by Rex Spears Ditto and Vincent Puglisi.

84. Danny Lockin

Actor | Hello, Dolly!

Danny Lockin was born in Hawaii in 1943, and was raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He was an exceptional dancer who started dancing professionally at age eight. He appeared in the film Gypsy (1962) as Gerry. He appeared on Broadway in the 1964 revival of "West Side Story", and in other shows such as "The ...

Tortured and stabbed to death by Charles Hopkins.

85. Victor Kilian

Actor | Only Angels Have Wings

American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston...

Beaten to death by robbers.

86. Billy London

Actor | Sex Drive 2020

Billy London was born on July 26, 1965 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA as William Arnold Harriman Newton. He was an actor. He died on October 29, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

87. John Gottowt

Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

John Gottowt was born on June 15, 1881 in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Isidor Gesang. He was an actor and director, known for Nosferatu (1922), Das schwarze Los (1913) and The Student of Prague (1913). He died on August 27, 1942 in Wieliczka, Malopolskie, Poland.

88. Dragan Maksimovic

Actor | Meetings with Remarkable Men

Dragan Maksimovic was born on February 7, 1949 in Podujevo, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He was an actor, known for Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979), Smeker (1986) and Sarajevski atentat (1972). He died on February 4, 2001 in Belgrade, Serbia, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

89. Liliana Lozano

Actress | Pasión de Gavilanes

Liliana Lozano was born on September 28, 1978 in Guatavita, Colombia as Liliana Andrea Lozano Garzon. She was an actress, known for Pasión de Gavilanes (2003), La Dama de Troya (2008) and Amor de mis amores (2004). She died on January 10, 2009 in Pradera, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

90. Lee Harvey Oswald

Writer | Frontline

Alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, son of Marguerite Frances Claverie Oswald. He never knew his father, Robert Edward Lee Oswald, who had died 2 months before his birth of a heart attack. Oswald had 1 older full brother and another half-brother (from his mother's first marriage). Young ...

91. Paul Bern

Director | The Dressmaker from Paris

Paul Bern is undoubtedly more famous today for being found shot to death in his bathroom barely 2 months after his marriage to proto-sex symbol Jean Harlow in 1932. Born in Hamburg, Germany as Paul Levy, he came to the United States with his family as a child. His mother died by drowning in the ...

92. Robert Knox

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.

Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.

Stabbed to death.

93. Anna Lindh

Self | Gomorron

Anna Lindh was a Swedish politician who served as Sweden's Foreign Minister. She also served as a Member of the Riksdag or Swedish Parliament from 1982 to 1985, and as Sweden's Environmental Minister. Lindh was stabbed in the chest, arm, and stomach by an unknown assailant while out shopping in ...

94. Ali Bhutto

Ali Bhutto was born on January 5, 1928 in Larkana, Sindh, India as Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. He was married to Nusrat Isphahani. He died on April 4, 1979 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

95. Benazir Bhutto

Self | Our Own Private Bin Laden

Benazir Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. She was married to Asif Ali Zardari. She died on December 27, 2007 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

96. Rajiv Gandhi

Self | India's Rajiv

Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Rajiv Ratna Nehru Gandhi. He was married to Sonia Gandhi. He died on May 21, 1991 in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India.

97. Walter Sedlmayr

Actor | Theodor Hierneis oder Wie man ehem. Hofkoch wird

Walter Sedlmayr was loved by his audience very much, but nobody knew the real Sedlmayr. He always kept his privat life very private, and it was revealed after his death that he was homosexual. He couldn't come out as a homosexual for different reasons, but the main reason was surely his reputation ...

98. Al Adamson

Director | Blood of Ghastly Horror

Although it's very unlikely that his admittedly cheap-'n'-cheesy films will ever be acknowledged as true works of cinematic art, director/producer/screenwriter Al Adamson did nonetheless make a slew of entertainingly trashy low-budget exploitation features for the drive-in market throughout the ...

99. Carolyn Mitchell

Actress | Dragstrip Riot

Carolyn Mitchell was born Barbara Ann Thomason on January 25, 1937 in Phoenix, Arizona, to Don and Helen Thomason. While attending Emerson Elementary School in Phoenix, she became known as the prettiest girl in Phoenix. Her family moved to Inglewood, California in 1951, a part of Los Angeles, a ...

100. Gemma McCluskie

Actress | EastEnders

Gemma McCluskie was born on February 5, 1983 in Shoreditch, London, England as Gemma Rose V. McCluskie. She was an actress, known for EastEnders (1985) and No Sweat (1997). She died on March 1, 2012 in Bethnal Green, London.



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