Deaths: May 20by bcampos862 | created - 20 May 2017 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Actress | Dressed to Kill
Woefully misused while in her prime screen years at Paramount during the late '30s and '40s, Patricia Morison, lovely and exotic with Rapunzel-like long, dark hair, nevertheless became a star in her own right -- as a supremely talented diva on the singing stage. Born on March 19, 1915, in New York ...
Actress | The Pallisers
A self-assured and stylish actress, Barbara Murray was born into a showbusiness family, the daughter of actors and granddaughter of professional ballroom dancers. She was first thrust into the limelight as a six year old, dancing in the family variety act. Barbara and her mother were evacuated to ...
3. Bill Gold
Self | This Is Gold
Bill Gold was an American graphic designer best known for thousands of film poster designs.
During his 70-year career he worked with some of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers, including Laurence Olivier, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan, Ridley Scott, and many more. Among ...
Composer | Metamorphosen
Dieter Schnebel was born on March 14, 1930 in Lahr, Germany as Dieter Wolfgang Schnebel. He was an actor and composer, known for Metamorphosen (1992), Film über Nichts (1992) and Alpha Forum (1998). He was married to Iris von Kaschnitz and Camilla Riegger. He died on May 20, 2018 in Berlin, ...
Director | Leven en dood op het land
Emile Degelin was born in 1926 in Diest, Belgium. Degelin spent his younger years doing photography. He went to the Ecole Nationale de Cinématographie in Paris to study. He achieved great distinction. Then he did internship in London at Arthur Elton and John Greerson, making Documentary films. Also...
10. Gilda Radner
Actress | Saturday Night Live
Gilda Radner was one of the great comic geniuses of the 20th century, ranked with Lucille Ball and other comedy legends of the highest caliber. She was born on June 28, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, the younger of two children of Henrietta (Dworkin), a legal secretary, and Herman Radner, a ...
11. J.D. Cannon
Actor | Cool Hand Luke
John Donovan Cannon graduated from high school in his hometown of Salmon, Idaho, in 1940. His subsequent studies at the Academy of Dramatic Arts were interrupted as a result of wartime military service from 1942 to 1945. After the war, Cannon returned to New York to complete his training and acting...
12. Jackie Basehart
Actor | Il corsaro nero
Jackie Basehart was born on October 11, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, USA as John Anthony Carmine Michael Basehart. He was an actor, known for The Black Corsair (1976), The Inglorious Bastards (1978) and Un tè con Mussolini (1999). He died on May 20, 2015 in Milan, Italy.
13. Janet Edmonds
Actress | Anchor Zone
Janet Edmonds was born on July 23, 1966 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as Janet Elaine Edmonds. She was an actress, known for Anchor Zone (1994), The Grand Seduction (2013) and Away from Everywhere (2016). She died on May 20, 2017 in St. John's.
15. Jon Pertwee
Actor | Doctor Who
Jon Pertwee is best known for his portrayal of the Third Doctor on the BBC's science-fiction television series Doctor Who (1963) from 1970 to 1974. He was also the first to play the role following the transition of BBC One from black and white to colour. His 60-year entertainment career included ...
Actress | The Goonies
Mary Ellen Trainor was born in Chicago, Illinois. She appeared in many feature-films of the 1980s, notable characters include, Elaine, the kidnapped sister of Kathleen Turner and the catalyst for the entire plot in Romancing the Stone (1984), Dr. Stephanie Woods (LA Police Psychiatrist) in in all ...
20. Peter Bull
He was born 21st March 1912 in London, the fourth son of Sir William James Bull M.P. and Lillian Heather Brandon. Educated at Winchester College, he started in journalism before studying for the stage with Elsie Fogerty and made his stage debut at London's Shaftsbury Theatre in As You Like It on ...
22. Randy Savage
Actor | Spider-Man
One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").
25. Robin Gibb
Soundtrack | Saturday Night Fever
Robin Gibb was born in 1949 on the Isle of Man, about half an hour before his twin brother Maurice. His parents, Barbara and Hugh, were both musical. Barbara sang and Hugh was a drummer and bandleader. Robin had four siblings - an older sister and brother, Lesley and Barry, twin Maurice and younger...
26. Rolf Sand
Actor | Volpone
Rolf Sand was born on February 21, 1921 in Kristiania, Norway as Rolf Ole Heier Sand. He was an actor, known for Volpone (1965), Bare et liv - historien om Fridtjof Nansen (1968) and Bussen (1961). He was married to Britt Elisabeth Joner. He died on May 20, 2018 in Baerum, Norway.
Self | Evolution
Stephen Jay Gould was born on September 10, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Evolution (2002), A Glorious Accident (1993) and The Infinite Voyage (1987). He was married to Rhonda Roland Shearer and Deborah Lee. He died on May 20, 2002 in New York City.
30. Tino Pascali
Actor | Verdad consecuencia
Tino Pascali was born on February 21, 1928 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Celestino Pascali. He was an actor and production designer, known for Verdad consecuencia (1996), El novicio rebelde (1968) and Vamos a soñar por el amor (1971). He died on May 20, 2005 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires.