Deaths: April 22

by bcampos862 | created - 22 Apr 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Gustavo Rojo

Actor | Giulio Cesare contro i pirati

Gustavo Rojo was born on September 5, 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Gustavo Adolfo Krefeld Sarandí Rojo y Pinto. He is known for his work on Caesar Against the Pirates (1962), The Valley of Gwangi (1969) and The Evil Forest (1951). He was married to Carmela Stein, Erika Remberg and Mercedes ...

2. Albert Salmi

Actor | The Brothers Karamazov

Albert Salmi was born on March 11, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, to Finnish parents. After serving in the Army during WWII, he used the GI Bill to study at the Dramatic Workshop of the American Theater Wing and the prestigious Actors Studio. He became a stage actor, very soon landing on Broadway, ...

3. Alida Valli

Actress | The Third Man

Enigmatic, dark-haired foreign import Alida Valli was dubbed "The Next Garbo" but didn't live up to postwar expectations despite her cool, patrician beauty, remote allure and significant talent. Born in Pola, Italy (now Croatia), on May 3, 1921, the daughter of a Tridentine journalist and professor...

4. Andrea King

Actress | The Very Thought of You

Andrea King was born Georgette André Barry in Paris, France, however she lived there only two months before her mother, Belle Hart, brought her back to the United States. Belle was an ambulance driver on the front lines during World War I, as well as a dancer with the renowned Isadora Duncan. ...

5. Bert Remsen

Actor | Maverick

American character actor who became a casting director following an accident, then returned to acting years later. The son of a New York policeman, Remsen lived a colorful life before turning to acting. He made his film debut in 1959 and was busy before the cameras in both film and television. Five...

6. Charles Middleton

Actor | Duck Soup

Charles Middleton was born on October 3, 1874 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He was the son of a millionaire and did not have to work, but apparently went into acting because he needed to find a way to express himself. He worked in a traveling circus, in vaudeville, and acted in live theatre before he...

7. Demeter Bitenc

Actor | Slom

Demeter Bitenc was born on July 21, 1922 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. He was an actor and production manager, known for Slom (1979), Semesterferien (1972) and The War Boy (1985). He died on April 22, 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

8. Erin Moran

Actress | Joanie Loves Chachi

Born in Burbank, California, USA on October 18, 1960, Erin Moran was the youngest daughter of Sharon and Edward Moran, who have five other children. She attended Walter Reed Junior High School for one year and North Hollywood High School for another year. Her first professional acting job was in a ...

9. Hazel Dickens

Soundtrack | Gifted

Hazel Dickens was born on June 1, 1935 in Montcalm, West Virginia, USA as Hazel Jane Dickens. She was married to Joseph S. Cohen. She died on April 22, 2011 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

10. Irene Rich

Actress | Everybody's Hobby

Born Irene Luther on October 13, 1891, silent-screen femme Irene Rich came from a once well-to-do family in Buffalo, New York. Her father had a reversal of fortune while she was quite young and the family subsequently had to move to California. Following her education, Irene pursued a career as a ...

11. Jack Cardiff

Director | Sons and Lovers

Almost universally considered one of the greatest cinematographers of all time, Jack Cardiff was also a notable director. He described his childhood as very happy and his parents as quite loving. They performed in music hall as comedians, so he grew up with the fun that came with their theatrical ...

12. Jane Froman

Soundtrack | Radio City Revels

Jane Froman was born on November 10, 1907 in University City, Missouri, USA as Ellen Jane Froman. She was married to Rowland H. Smith, John Curtis Burn and Donald McKaig Ross. She died on April 22, 1980 in Columbia, Missouri.

13. Ken Annakin

Director | The Longest Day

A former salesman and journalist, Ken Annakin got into the film industry making documentary shorts. His feature debut, Holiday Camp (1947), was a comedy about a Cockney family on vacation. It was made for the Rank Organization and was a modest success, spawning three sequels, all of which he ...

14. Linda Lovelace

Actress | Deep Throat

Linda Lovelace, the most famous porn star of all time, was born Linda Boreman in 1949. In the late 1960s she began a relationship with Chuck Traynor and eventually married him. She appeared in eight 8mm hardcore fetish loops, including one in which she had sex with a dog. She is most well known for...

16. Marilyn Cooper

Actress | Keeping the Faith

Marilyn Cooper was born on December 14, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Keeping the Faith (2000), Family Business (1989) and The Survivors (1983). She died on April 22, 2009 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

17. Mario Alcalde

Writer | The Fugitive

Mario Alcalde was born on September 6, 1926 in Key West, Florida, USA as Mario Acalde. He was an actor and writer, known for The Fugitive (1963), Goodyear Playhouse (1951) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He died on April 22, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Mary Philips

Actress | Dear Ruth

Brunette, convent-educated Mary Philips was an accomplished actress on the New York stage by the time she met the actor Humphrey Bogart in 1924 and became his 'speakeasy touring companion'. While both encouraged each other's prodigious affinity for alcohol, Mary proved beneficial in getting Bogie ...

19. Norman Bird

Actor | The Lord of the Rings

Norman Bird was born on October 30, 1924 in Coalville, Leicestershire, England as John George Norman Bird. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Cash on Demand (1961) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Nona Blair. He died on April 22, 2005 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands,...

20. Pajarito Zaguri

Actor | Chamuyando

Pajarito Zaguri was born on February 18, 1941 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Alberto Ramón García. He was an actor and composer, known for Chamuyando (1994), Con alma y vida (1970) and El Rey del Rocanrol (2014). He died on April 22, 2013 in Buenos Aires.

21. Paul Davis

Soundtrack | About Last Night...

Paul Davis was born on April 21, 1948 in Meridian, Mississippi, USA as Paul Lavon Davis. He died on April 22, 2008 in Meridian.

23. Richard Nixon

Soundtrack | Frost/Nixon

Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, USA as Richard Milhous Nixon. He was an actor and writer, known for Frost/Nixon (2008), The New Girl (1960) and Presidential Countdown (1960). He was married to Pat Nixon. He died on April 22, 1994 in Manhattan, New York City, ...

24. Richie Havens

Soundtrack | Green Lantern

Richie Havens was born on January 21, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard Pierce Havens. He was married to Nancy. He died on April 22, 2013 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

25. Rodolfo Salerno

Actor | El cielo es para todos

Rodolfo Salerno is an actor, known for El cielo es para todos (1962), Simplemente María (1972) and Malevo (1972).

26. Stanley Ridges

Actor | Black Friday

Born in England in 1891, Stanley Ridges would become a protégé of Beatrice Lillie, a star of musical comedies, and spent a great many years learning and honing his craft on the stage. He eventually would make his way over to America, and become a romantic leading man on Broadway. His first film ...

27. Steffi Duna

Actress | Anthony Adverse

A vintner's daughter, she was trained as a ballet dancer at the Budapest Opera. While still in her teens, she began on stage in amateur theatricals. By the early 1930's, she performed professionally in Salzburg, Berlin and London, appearing in the plays 'Wonder Bar' and 'Words and Music' (with John...

28. Víctor Ayos

Pájaro loco

Víctor Ayos was born on June 16, 1937 in Cordoba, Argentina. He is known for his work on Pájaro loco (1971), Amalio Reyes, un hombre (1970) and Buenas noches, Buenos Aires (1964). He died on April 22, 2005 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

29. Vivi Bach

Actress | Holiday in St. Tropez

Vivi Bach was born on September 3, 1939 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Vivienne Bak. She was an actress, known for Holiday in St. Tropez (1964), Soldaterkammerater rykker ud (1959) and Verrückt und zugenäht (1962). She was married to Dietmar Schönherr and Heinz Sebeck. She died on April 22, ...

30. Will Geer

Actor | The Waltons

Will Geer was born William Aughe Ghere in Frankfort, Indiana, to Katherine (Aughe), a teacher, and Roy Aaron Ghere, a postal worker. Will admired his grandfather, a man who said hello to trees by their Latin names and who had used what he brought back to Indiana from the California gold rush to ...

31. William Hjortsberg

Writer | Legend

William Hjortsberg was born on February 23, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as William Reinhold Hjortsberg. He was a writer, known for Legend (1985), Angel Heart (1987) and Thunder and Lightning (1977). He was married to Janie Camp. He died on April 22, 2017 in Livingston, Montana, USA.

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