Deaths: June 26

by bcampos862 | created - 26 Jun 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Daniel Pilon

Actor | Shoot 'Em Up

Daniel Pilon was born on November 13, 1940 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Laurent Daniel Pilon. He was an actor, known for Shoot 'Em Up (2007), Left Behind: The Movie (2000) and Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996). He was married to Susan Molgora. He died on June 26, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2. Aldo Giuffrè

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Aldo Giuffrè was born on April 10, 1924 in Naples, Italy. He is known for his work on The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), When Women Had Tails (1970) and Il re di Poggioreale (1961). He was married to Elena Pranzo Zaccaria and Liana Trouche. He died on June 26, 2010 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

3. Aníbal Di Salvo

Director | El caso Matías

Aníbal Di Salvo was born on October 5, 1924 in Bella Vista, Pcia. Buenos Aires, Argentina as Anibal Hector Di Salvo. He is known for his work on El caso Matías (1985), Condemned to Hell (1984) and Las lobas (1986). He died on June 26, 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

4. Bob Ross

Writer | The Andy Griffith Show

The Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday, August 19, 1970 that "Services...will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in the Malinow and Siverman Mortuary, 850 Venice Blvd. He leaves his wife Rita, and two sons, Eric and Donald.".

5. Dermot Walsh

Actor | Torment

Dublin-born stage actor, producer and writer Dermot Walsh was the son of a journalist and educated at Dublin's St. Mary's College and National University, initially focusing on law. He studied drama at the Abbey Theatre School of Acting and built up his reputation performing at the Gate Theatre in ...

6. Dolores Gray

Actress | Kismet

Dabbling in practically every facet of the business during her over six-decade career -- nightclubs, cabaret, radio, recordings, TV, film and Broadway -- sultry, opulent, hard-looking singing star Dolores Gray, distinctive for her sharp, somewhat equine features, lived the high life for most of her...

7. Don Megowan

Actor | Blazing Saddles

Don Megowan was born on May 24, 1922 in Inglewood, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), The Creation of the Humanoids (1962) and The Werewolf (1956). He was married to Alva Megowan and Betty Eleanor Wright. He died on June 26, 1981 in Panorama City, California.

8. Doris Singleton

Actress | Angel

Doris Singleton was born on September 29, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Dorthea Singleton. She was an actress, known for Angel (1960), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and I Love Lucy (1951). She was married to Charles Isaacs. She died on June 26, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Edith Fellows

Actress | And So They Were Married

Edith Fellows was born on May 20, 1923, in Boston, Massachusetts. When she was a year old, she and her father and grandmother moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. As a toddler, Edith was pigeon-toed and had trouble walking, and one doctor suggested that dance lessons might cure this condition. At ...

10. Françoise Dorléac

Actress | L'homme de Rio

The radiant Francoise Dorleac is better remembered today as the elder, ill-fated sister of French film star Catherine Deneuve. The Paris-born actress, however, was actually the first to become a star and had quite a formidable career of her own in the 1960s until it was cut short. Born into a ...

11. Gerónimo 'Momo' Venegas

Self | Los Leuco

Gerónimo 'Momo' Venegas was born as Gerónimo Venegas. He died on June 26, 2017 in Necochea, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

12. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Soundtrack | Snakes on a Plane

All Hawaii mourned, and more than 10,000 people turned out for a state funeral in honor of Israel Ka'anoi "Brudda Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole. The son of Henry Kalei'aloha Naniwa and Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel was surrounded by music growing up; his uncle was Moe Keale, a very well-known and ...

13. Jennifer Welles

Actress | Little Orphan Sammy

Jennifer Welles was born and raised in northern New Jersey, the youngest of two daughters of a German aircraft designer and his wife who had fled when the Nazi Party rose to power. Her father left the family for another woman when Welles was nine and she never saw him again. She was raised by her ...

15. Jonathan Peck

The Big Country

Jonathan Peck was born on July 20, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jonathan Gregory Peck. He was an actor, known for The Big Country (1958). He died on June 26, 1975 in Santa Barbara, California.

17. Lilyan Chauvin

Actress | Predator 2

A veteran actress including both leading and supporting roles, Chauvin started on the English stage before moving to America. She is started small roles through the 50s and 60s.

18. Liz Claiborne

Costume_department | Sally Jessy Raphael

This famed fashion designer founded her company in 1976 with her second husband Arthur Ortenberg.

19. Logan Ramsey

Actor | Walking Tall

Logan Ramsey was born on March 21, 1921 in Long Beach, California, USA as Logan Carlisle Ramsey Jr. He was an actor, known for Walking Tall (1973), Walking Tall Part II (1975) and Scrooged (1988). He was married to Anne Ramsey. He died on June 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.

20. Luis Fernando Montoya

Actor | Operación Jaque

Luis Fernando Montoya was born on November 26, 1956 in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia as Luis Fernando Montoya Correa. He was an actor, known for Operation Checkmate (2010), Crónicas de una generación trágica (1993) and Cómplices (2008). He died on June 26, 2018 in Bogotá,...

21. Mario Socolinsky

Actor | El show de la vida

Mario Socolinsky was born on February 12, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for El show de la vida (1982), Premios Martín Fierro 1999 (1999) and Premios Martín Fierro 2001 (2001). He died on June 26, 2007 in San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina.

22. Nora Ephron

Writer | Julie & Julia

Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. She was an acclaimed essayist (Crazy Salad 1975), novelist (Heartburn 1983), and had written screenplays for several popular films, all featuring strong female characters, such as anti-nuclear activist Karen Silkwood (Silkwood (1983), ...

23. Phil Rubenstein

Actor | Tango & Cash

Phil Rubenstein was born on August 3, 1940 in Bronx, New York, USA as Phillip Martin Rubenstein. He was an actor, known for Tango & Cash (1989), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). He was married to Joan. He died on June 26, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

24. Reginald Beckwith

Actor | Thunderball

Reginald Beckwith was born on November 2, 1908 in York, England as William Reginald Beckwith. He was an actor and writer, known for Thunderball (1965), Curse of the Demon (1957) and Sword of Lancelot (1963). He died on June 26, 1965 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England.

25. Sergio Vega

Location_management | Jackass: The Movie

26. William Bryant

Actor | Hondo

William Bryant was born on January 31, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William Robert Klein. He is known for his work on Hondo (1967), Battlestar Galactica (1978) and Simon & Simon (1981). He was married to Patricia. He died on June 26, 2001 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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