Say Goodbye: 2014 Deaths - Jan 1 - April 30

I hope to have a list that is a little more complete than others I have seen. I have included as many people as I could find on the list. There are many more people who have died who cannot be found on IMDb

By March 4th, 500, by March 15th, 600 people on IMDb's master list died.
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1.
Mónica Spear
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 opera stars...
“ January 6, 2014 (age 29) Puerto Cabello, Venezuela (gunshot wound). Spear was in her native Venezuela on vacation with her ex-husband and their five-year-old daughter. On a highway in central Carabobo, when the three were inside their car waiting for assistance after the vehicle had broken down, Spear and her ex-husband were killed during an attempted robbery and their daughter shot and wounded in the leg. The police reported that the incident occurred around 9 or 10 p.m. It has been theorized that the thieves tried to rob them and the couple tried to resist. (Wikipedia) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
2.
“ January 3, 2014 (age 74) in Burbank, California, USA (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Half of the singing duo The Everly Brothers. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
3.
Saul Zaentz
Led Fantasy Records on an acquisition campaign that resulted in many elite independent labels coming to the company fold, including Riverside, Pablo, Contemporary, Milestone, Specialty and Stax/Volt. Carefully chooses the best writers, directors, cinematographers and actors for his films, including Milos Forman...
“ January 3, 2014 (age 92) in San Francisco, California, USA

(quote) Studios are like flies - they'll both eat honey or *beep* with equal enthusiasm. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
4.
“ January 3, 2014 (age 98) in Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Gone with the Wind (1939) was the only movie role Rhett did. She was offered other roles, but moved back to South Carolina citing she did not think she was right for the parts. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
5.
Run Run Shaw
Producer, Blade Runner
Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) station in Hong Kong...
“ January 7, 2014 (age 106) in Hong Kong, China

His Shaw Brothers Studios produced almost 1,000 films and brought kung fu movies into the popular mainstream.

Shaw owned many businesses throughout the world, including Macy's and Canada's Shaw Tower at Cathedral Place. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
6.
“ January 6, 2014 (age 91) in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Voiced the character of Yukon Cornelius in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
7.
Carmen Zapata
Actress, Santa Barbara
In a career spanning six decades plus, the ever-vital and ever-versatile Carmen Zapata stands as one of the most respected and diversified Hispanic-American figures in the performing arts. The much-admired veteran actress has worn many hats over the years: teacher, producer, translator, lecturer and narrator...
“ January 5, 2014 (age 86) in Van Nuys, California, USA (heart failure)

Was a teacher of drama, who offered her talents and services to the Academy of Stage and Cinema Arts and the East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts, among others venues. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
8.
Juanita Moore
African American actress Juanita Moore entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. Fortunately Moore's roles began improving as Hollywood developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959 she received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Imitation of Life...
“ January 1, 2014 (age 99) in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Former chorus girl at Harlem's famed Cotton Club. Entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
9.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 62) in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. (heart attack) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
10.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 79) in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. (complications from diabetes) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
11.
Frank Slaten
Miscellaneous Crew, Spider-Man 3
Frank Slaten was born in Los Angeles, the third generation of a show biz family, his mother was an actress and stunt woman. Frank got his break when he got the TV series M*A*S*H in 1975 and stayed all the way to the end in 1983. He has had over 25 TV roles and 15 feature roles. In 1996, he was accepted into the NYU Film department advanced program and has been making short film subjects ever since...
“ January 4, 2014 (age 61) in New York, New York, USA

Born in Los Angeles, to a mother who was an actress and stunt woman. Frank was the third generation of a show biz family and got his break when he got the TV series M*A*S*H in 1975. He stayed all the way to the series end in 1983. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
12.
“ January 5, 2014 ( age 33) in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (suicide by hanging)

Was a Filmfare Award winning Indian film actor, who primarily worked in the Telugu cinema. His first three films, Chitram, Nuvvu Nenu and Manasantha Nuvve, were successful hits.

According to AP police, a young fan of Uday Kiran allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at Komatapalli junction in Bobbili sub-division in Vizianagaram. (Wikipedia) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
13.
Nelson Ned
Soundtrack, The Clown
“ January 5, 2014 (age 66) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (pneumonia) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
14.
Bernard Glasser
Chicago-born Bernard Glasser grew up in what he calls "the movie generation" and fell in love with pictures at the ripe old age of four. In the late 1940s, while working as a teacher at Beverly Hills High School, he got his feet wet in the film industry by working as a production assistant. In 1950 he invested in an old motion picture studio and turned it into a rental lot...
“ January 2, 2014 (age 89) in Los Angeles, California, USA.

In 1950 he invested in an old motion picture studio and turned it into a rental lot, Keywest Studios. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
15.
“ January 12, 2014 (age 67) in West Sussex, England, UK. (cancer)

Alexandra and her husband, Patrick Garland, had been long-standing friends of England's Prince Charles. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
16.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 79) in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Named Poet Laureate of the State of New Jersey ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
17.
“ January 10, 2014 (age 85) in Muiderberg, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
18.
Frank Marth
Actor, Telefon
Versatile, diligent character actor Frank Marth was a familiar presence in just about every major American prime-time TV show of the 1960's and 70's. The native New Yorker got his big break as a member of Jackie Gleason's stock company, perennially cast as uncredited background characters in Cavalcade of Stars and The Honeymooners...
“ January 12, 2014 (age 91) in Rancho Mirage, California, USA. (heart failure) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
19.
Mike Vraney
Mike Vraney first fell in love with exploitation cinema while working various jobs at several drive-in movie theaters and porno theaters as a teenager. The high school dropout ran a comic book shop and produced concerts and film conventions prior to launching the video distributor Something Weird Video (SWV) in 1990...
“ January 2, 2014 (age 56) in Seattle, Washington, USA. ( lung cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
20.
“ January 2, 2014 (age 90) in Bungay, Suffolk, England, UK.

Quote: Men with nothing between the head and genitals have no moral brakes. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
21.
“ January 3, 2014 (age 65) in Budapest, Hungary. (pneumonia) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
22.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 73) in Rome, Lazio, Italy. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
23.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 67) in The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, England, UK. (pancreatic cancer)

He published 20 books and took part in many radio and TV programs. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
24.
John Horsley
John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army Bureau For Current Affairs - Play Unit...
“ January 11, 2014 (age 93) in Northwood, Middlesex, England, UK. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
25.
“ January 3, 2014 (age 83) in Miami, Florida, USA. (myelofibrosis) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
26.
“ January 1, 2014 (age 85) in Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands.

Started his writing career in 1956 and wrote 50 novels. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
27.
“ January 8, 2014 (age 73) in Aydin, Turkey. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
28.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 89) in San Diego, California, USA.

Second Baseman/Shortstop for New York Yankees (1949-1957). Winner of the 2005 Ford C. Frick Award, presented to a broadcaster for "major contributions to baseball." ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
29.
“ January 7, 2014 (age 26) in Marmaris, Mugla, Turkey. (traffic accident) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
30.
“ January 11, 2014 (age 85) in Tel Hashomer, Israel

Israeli politician and general, who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel until he was incapacitated by a stroke. He was an instrumental figure in the creation of Unit 101, and the Retribution operations, as well as in the 1956 Suez Crisis, the Six-Day War of 1967, the War of Attrition, and the Yom-Kippur War of 1973. As Minister of Defense, he directed the 1982 Lebanon War. (Wikipedia) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
31.
“ January 7, 2014 (age 66) in Zagreb, Croatia. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
32.
Claudia Speicher
Casting Department, The Dangerous
“ January 2, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
33.
“ January 1, 2014 (age 73) in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
34.
Jeanne Brabants
Miscellaneous Crew, Floraliënshow
“ January 2, 2014 (age 93) in Antwerp, Belgium. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
35.
“ January 11, 2014 (age 97) in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

played Ernest Thompson' "On Golden Pond" as Norman Thayer. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
36.
“ January 2, 2014 (age 72) in Xindian, Taiwan. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
37.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 99) in Cluj-Napoca, Romania ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
38.
Ming Li
Producer, Jian yu
“ January 2, 2014 (age 48) in Beijing, China. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
39.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 93) in Prague, Czech Republic. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
40.
“ January 4, 2014 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
41.
“ January 4, 2014 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
42.
“ January 3, 2014 (age 82) in Ukraine. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
43.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 74) in Algiers, Algeria. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
44.
“ January 8, 2014 (age 59) in Gdynia, Pomorskie, Poland. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
45.
“ January 6, 2014 (age 76) in France. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
46.
“ January 10, 2014 (age 75) in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. (pancreatic cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
47.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 80) in Naples, Campania, Italy. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
48.
“ January 11, 2014 (age 80) in Tokyo, Japan. (cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
49.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 98) in Pawling, New York, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
50.
“ January 3, 2014 in Osaka, Japan. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
51.
“ January 5, 2014 (age 77) in UK. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
52.
Milan Horvat
Music Department, Zastava
“ January 1, 2014 (age 94) in Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
53.
“ January 2, 2014 (age 93) in New York City, New York, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
54.
“ January 3, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
55.
“ January 10, 2014 (age 74) in Cleveland, Mississippi, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
56.
“ January 13, 2014 (age 86) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
57.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 87) in Barcelona, Spain. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
58.
Russell Johnson
Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island, Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth and It Came from Outer Space. Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and was sent to a boarding school in Philadelphia with his brothers when his father died...
“ January 16, 2014 (age 89) in Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA. (kidney failure)

Johnson revealed on Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001) that producers wanted him to take off his shirt during the screen test to determine his sex appeal, but he refused. The producers settled for a photo instead. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
59.
“ January 9, 2014 (age 92) in Copenhagen, Denmark. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
60.
“ January 10, 2014 in Bristol, England, UK. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
61.
“ January 12, 2014 (age 70) in France. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
62.
“ January 1, 2014 (age 62) in London, England, UK. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
63.
James Traynor
Location Management, Almost Famous
 
64.
 
65.
“ January 10, 2014 (age 17) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
67.
“ January 13, 2014 (age 83) in Bucharest, Romania. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
68.
Roger Lloyd Pack
A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the 50's and 60's. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted for a laid-back approach and a pronounced emphasis towards arts...
“ January 15, 2014 (age 69) in Kentish Town, London, England, UK. (pancreatic cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
69.
“ January 15, 2014 (age 89) in Johannesburg, South Africa. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
70.
“ January 16, 2014 (age 95) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
71.
“ January 14, 2014 (age 90) in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
72.
“ January 16, 2014 (age 82) in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. (heart and kidney failure) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
73.
Suchitra Sen
Actress, Aandhi
“ January 17, 2014 (age 82) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
74.
Cassandra Lynn
Gorgeous, buxom, and shapely blonde bombshell Cassandra Lynn Jensen was born on August 15, 1979 in Price, Utah. Cassandra lived in both Huntington, Utah and Ferron, Utah as a little girl prior to moving with her mother to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. She was a competitive diver in high school. Lynn graduated from Emery High School in Castle Dale...
“ January 15, 2014 (age 34) in Marina del Rey, California, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
75.
“ January 19, 2014 (age 82) in Westminster, London, England, UK. (cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
76.
 
77.
“ January 17, 2014 (age 50) in USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
78.
“ January 20, 2014 (age 39) in Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
79.
Claudio Abbado
Music Department, Shutter Island
“ January 20, 2014 (age 80) in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. (stomach cancer) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
80.
“ January 19, 2014 (age 92) in Los Angeles, California, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
81.
“ January 18, 2014 (age 80) in Los Angeles, California, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
82.
“ January 17, 2014 in Switzerland. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
83.
“ January 13, 2014 (age 67) in Los Angeles, California, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
84.
“ January 17, 2014 (age 97) in Mexico City, Mexico. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
85.
“ January 17, 2014 (age 86) in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
86.
“ January 20, 2014 (age 66) in Los Angeles, California, USA. (heart attack) ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
87.
“ January 16, 2014 (age 85) in Washington, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
88.
“ January 16, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
89.
“ January 14, 2014 (age 69) in Norway. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
90.
“ January 15, 2014 (age 61) in Oslo, Norway. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
92.
“ January 14, 2014 (age 74) in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
93.
“ January 14, 2014 (age 83) in Mexico City, Mexico. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
94.
“ January 17, 2014 (age 71) in Italy. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
95.
“ January 16, 2014 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California, USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
96.
“ January 17, 2014 (age 73). ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
97.
“ January 18, 2014 (age 62) in USA. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
98.
“ January 21, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Journalist and TV presenter ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
99.
“ January 22, 2014 (age 57) in Padua, Veneto, Italy. ” - I-Authored-Mitch
 
100.
“ January 22, 2014 (age 88) in Berg am Starnberger See, Bavaria, Germany. ” - I-Authored-Mitch