Deaths: September 7

by bcampos862 | created - 05 Sep 2017 | updated - 01 Sep 2018 | Public

1. Elisabeth Brooks

Actress | The Howling

Elisabeth Brooks Luyties was born on July 2, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Elisabeth Brooks began acting at age five with her career encompassing both stage and screen. She started appearing in television roles in the mid-1970s and managed to pursue her acting career as a single mother while ...

2. Ben Piazza

Actor | The Blues Brothers

Ben Piazza was born on July 30, 1933 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA as Benito Daniel Piazza. He was an actor, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), Guilty by Suspicion (1991) and The Hanging Tree (1959). He was married to Dolores Dorn. He died on September 7, 1991 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

3. Bibi Besch

Actress | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Bibi Besch was born in Vienna, Austria, to race car driver Gotfrid Köchert and actress Gusti Huber. She was a very busy supporting actress who had worked in television for over twenty years before being nominated for an Emmy Award as a supporting actress for Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992) and ...

4. Billie Lou Watt

Actress | Astroboy

Billie Lou Watt was born on June 20, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Astroboy (1963), The End of the Road (1998) and SuperBook (1981). She was married to Hal Studer. She died on September 7, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA.

5. Candida Royalle

Actress | Three Daughters

Candida Royalle was born on October 15, 1950 in New York City. Candida was raised by her father and stepmother after her biological mother abandoned her when she was only eighteen months old. Royalle trained in music, dance, and the arts in New York City: She not only studied dance and music at New...

6. Catherine Dale Owen

Actress | Strictly Unconventional

Lean, fair-haired Catherine Dale Owen, acclaimed as one of the world's ten most beautiful women of 1925, had the dubious distinction of co-starring in the film which did most to ruin John Gilbert's career in talking pictures. For most of the players concerned, His Glorious Night (1929) was anything...

7. Cyrinda Foxe

Actress | Bad

Cyrinda Foxe was born Kathleen Hetzekian, and she says that she grew up in an abusive household. Kathleen left home before she graduated from high school and lived for a while in Texas before settling in New York City. Kathleen changed her name to Cyrinda Foxe and became part of the New York ...

8. Dennis Morgan

Actor | My Wild Irish Rose

Dennis Morgan was born Stanley Morner in the small town of Prentice, Wisconsin. His first jobs in Hollywood were mostly bit parts, but he scored big after playing opposite Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle (1940). He starred in films like My Wild Irish Rose (1947), God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) and The Very...

9. Dickie Moore

Actor | Oliver Twist

Dickie Moore made his acting and screen debut at the age of 18 months in the 1927 John Barrymore film The Beloved Rogue (1927) as a baby, and by the time he had turned 10 he was a popular child star and had appeared in 52 films. He continued as a child star for many more years, and became the ...

10. Don Keefer

Actor | Sleeper

Don Keefer was born on August 18, 1916 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Hood Keefer. He was an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), Liar Liar (1997) and Creepshow (1982). He was married to Catherine McLeod. He died on September 7, 2014 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

11. Dorothy McGuire

Self | Arthur Godfrey and His Friends

Dorothy McGuire was born on February 13, 1928 in Middletown, Ohio, USA. She was married to Lowell James Williamson and John Henry Brown. She died on September 7, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

12. Erma Franklin

Soundtrack | Romance & Cigarettes

Erma Franklin was born on March 13, 1938 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Erma Vernice Franklin. She died on September 7, 2002 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

13. Frank Coghlan Jr.

Actor | Adventures of Captain Marvel

The son of a railroad clerk/pro boxer, Frank Coghlan Jr. was born in Connecticut and soon moved with his parents to California, where all three did extra work in silent pictures. Freckle-faced Coghlan was soon one of the era's most popular child actors, but with the advent of sound (and the ...

14. Gilda

Music_department | Sos mi vida

Gilda was born on October 11, 1961 in Villa Devoto, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Miriam Alejandra Bianchi Scioli. She is known for her work on Sos mi vida (2006), Wild Angel (1998) and El resultado del amor (2007). She was married to Carlos Giménez and Raúl Magnín. She died on September 7, 1996.

15. Glenn Shadix

Actor | Beetlejuice

The late William G. "Glenn Shadix" Scott was born April 1952 in Bessemer, Alabama. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late-1970s. He made his film debut appearance in the poorly received remake of _The Postman Always ...

16. Hall Bartlett

Writer | The Sandpit Generals

Hall Bartlett was born on November 27, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Sandpit Generals (1971), The Caretakers (1963) and The Children of Sanchez (1978). He was married to Lupita Ferrer, Rhonda Fleming and Lois Butler. He died on September 7, 1993 in ...

17. Julien Schoenaerts

Actor | De leeuw van Vlaanderen

The Flemish (Dutch-language Belgian) actor Julien Schoenaerts made a most notable acting career, foremost in the theatre but also on the movie - and TV screen.

Schoenaerts was born on 30 August 1925 in Eigenbilzen (Belgian province of Limburg). He once said his first public part was that of St-John ...

18. Karen Blixen

Writer | Out of Africa

Karen Blixen was born on April 17, 1885 in Rungsted, Denmark as Karen Christentze Dinesen. She was a writer, known for Out of Africa (1985), Ringen and Babette's Feast (1987). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted.

19. Katrin Cartlidge

Actress | Breaking the Waves

Katrin Cartlidge began her career as a doing backstage & front of house work at London's Royal Court Theatre, having appeared with their Young People's Theatre group. She progressed to appearing in play readings and workshops before winning a regular role in Brookside (1982).

She went on to forge an...

20. Keith Moon

Actor | Tommy

Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the ...

22. Louise La Planche

Actress | Louisiana Purchase

Louise La Planche was born on February 6, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Louisiana Purchase (1941). She was married to Lester Freedman. She died on September 7, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

23. Maria Montez

Actress | Cobra Woman

In a world weary of war and dispirited by the ravages of the Great Depression, Hollywood at the turn of the 1940's concocted a wildly popular, effective lot of escapist fare (though often cheaply made) to regale the sick at heart worldwide. Universal Pictures, more often than not, led in producing ...

24. Mary Goldberg

Casting_director | Amadeus

From 1973-75, Goldberg served as casting director for the Lincoln Center Repertory Company, managed by the New York Shakespeare Festival under the direction of Papp. Among the plays she cast at Lincoln Center were David Rabe's In the Boom Boom Room starring Madeline Kahn and Charles Durning; The ...

25. Michael Elphick

Actor | The Elephant Man

Michael Elphick was a fantastic and very popular actor. He will be best remembered for his role as Ken Boon in the hit series Boon (1986). He died tragically at the early age of 55. He had been in ill-health for some years, caused by a long-running battle with alcohol, which was exacerbated by the ...

26. Mobutu Sese Seko

Actor | Congo vivo

Mobutu Sese Seko was born Joseph Mobutu in Lisala, Belgian Congo. His father was a cook, who died when Mobutu was a child, and his mother was a maid in a hotel. She used her earnings to send him to a Christian Brothers Catholic boarding school for his education. In 1949 he joined the Force Publique...

27. Reynaldo Mompel

Actor | La muchachada de a bordo

Reynaldo Mompel was born in 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for La muchachada de a bordo (1967), Solamente ella (1975) and El extraño del pelo largo (1970). He died in September 2005 in Buenos Aires.

28. Robert Earl Jones

Actor | The Sting

Robert Earl Jones was born on February 3, 1910 in Senatobia, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for The Sting (1973), Sleepaway Camp (1983) and Witness (1985). He was married to Jumelle P. Jones, Ruth Connolly and Ruth Williams. He died on September 7, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

29. Shirley Yamaguchi

Soundtrack | Gangster Squad

Shirley Yamaguchi was born to Japanese parents in Manchuria in 1920. She used the Chinese name Li Xianglan (Ri Koran in Japanese) and made pro-Japanese films in Japanese-occupied areas in China. She also was a popular singer and some of her hits, including "fragrance of the night" (Ye Lai Xiang), ...

30. Spring Byington

Actress | You Can't Take It with You

The possessor of one of Hollywood's gentlest faces and warmest voices, and about as sweet as Tupelo honey both on-and-off camera, character actress Spring Byington was seldom called upon to play callous or unsympathetic (she did once play a half-crazed housekeeper in Dragonwyck (1946)). Although ...

31. Terence Harvey

Actor | Johnny English

Terence Harvey was born in October 1944 in the UK. He was an actor, known for Johnny English (2003), From Hell (2001) and Basic Instinct 2 (2006). He died on September 7, 2017 in the UK.

32. Terence Young

Director | Dr. No

Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised...

33. Thomas E. Jackson

Actor | Little Caesar

Thomas Edward Jackson (1886-1967) began his acting career with juvenile parts on Broadway from 1899-1903. As a tough kid living in New York's lower east side, Jackson would become a boxer and serve in WW1. He returned to the theatre in 1917 and worked steadily through the end of 1928.

Jackson would ...

34. Vivi Janiss

Actress | Ben Casey

Vivi Janiss was born on May 29, 1911 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Vivian Audrey Jamison. She was an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), TV Reader's Digest (1955) and The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955). She was married to John Larch and Robert Cummings. She died on September 7, 1988 in Los ...

35. Warren Zevon

Soundtrack | Looper

The son of a gangster who was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and a Mormon Midwestern mother of English descent, Warren Zevon overcame a difficult childhood and an ill-fated start as a folk-rock-singer in the 1960s to establish himself as one of the most offbeat and intelligent singer-songwriters in ...



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