Deaths: August 30

by bcampos862 | created - 27 Aug 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Chris Lighty

Producer | Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Chris Lighty was born on May 8, 1968 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Darrell Steven Lighty. He was a producer, known for Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), Caught in the Crossfire (2010) and 50 Cent: The Money and the Power (2008). He was married to Veronica. He died on August 30, 2012 in ...

2. Alan Cassell

Actor | 'Breaker' Morant

Alan Cassell was born on February 16, 1932 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Alan Louis Cassell. He was an actor, known for Breaker Morant (1980), Blue Heelers (1994) and SeaChange (1998). He died on August 30, 2017 in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.

3. Alan MacDonald

Production_designer | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Alan MacDonald was born in 1956. He was a production designer, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Queen (2006) and The Jacket (2005). He died on August 30, 2017 in Oxfordshire, England.

4. Andrew V. McLaglen

Director | The Wild Geese

Andrew V. McLaglen was born on July 28, 1920 in Wandsworth, London, England as Andrew Victor McLaglen. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Wild Geese (1978), Fools' Parade (1971) and Hellfighters (1968). He was married to Sheila Anne Corbett, Sarah (Sally) Greenwood Pierce, Veda...

5. Charles Bronson

Actor | C'era una volta il West

The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky), ...

6. Charles Coburn

Actor | The More the Merrier

A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty.

7. David Haskell

Actor | Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew

David Haskell was born on June 4, 1948 in Stockton, California, USA as David Michael Haskell. He was an actor, known for Godspell (1973), K-9 (1989) and Body Double (1984). He was married to Jeanne Lange. He died on August 30, 2000 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.

8. Del Moore

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Del Moore was born on May 14, 1916 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Marion Delbridge Moore. He was an actor and writer, known for The Nutty Professor (1963), Get Smart (1965) and Batman (1966). He was married to Gayle. He died on August 30, 1970 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Francisco Varallo

Self | Golden Boots

Francisco Varallo was born on February 5, 1910 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Francisco Antonio Varallo. He died on August 30, 2010 in La Plata.

10. Glenn Ford

Actor | Superman

Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school...

11. J. Lee Thompson

Director | The Guns of Navarone

J. Lee Thompson was born on August 1, 1914 in Bristol, England as John Lee Thompson. He was a director and writer, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He was married to Lucille Kelly, Penny Thompson, Florence (Bill) ...

12. Jean Seberg

Actress | À bout de souffle

Jean Dorothy Seberg was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Dorothy Arline (Benson), a substitute teacher, and Edward Waldemar Seberg, a pharmacist. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of English and German ancestry.

One month before her eighteenth birthday, Jean landed the title role in ...

13. Joe De Santis

Actor | Beau Geste

Joe De Santis was born on June 15, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Beau Geste (1966), Playhouse 90 (1956) and 77 Sunset Strip (1958). He was married to Wanda June Slye, Margaret Draper and Miriam Moss. He died on August 30, 1989 in Provo, Utah, USA.

14. José Luis de Vilallonga

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

José Luis de Vilallonga was born on January 29, 1920 in Madrid, Spain as José Luis de Vilallonga y Cabeza de Vaca. He was an actor and writer, known for Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Darling (1965) and The Aeronauts (1967). He was married to Begoña Aranguren, Syliane Stella, Essylt-Priscilla ...

15. Joseph H. Lewis

Director | Bombs Over Burma

The term "style over content" fits director Joseph H. Lewis like a glove. His ability to elevate basically mundane and mediocre low-budget material to sublime cinematic art has gained him a substantial cult following among movie buffs. The Bonnie & Clyde look-alike Gun Crazy (1950), shot in 30 days...

16. Julie Bishop

Actress | Northern Pursuit

Colorado-born leading lady Julie Bishop, who also acted under her birth name of Jacqueline Wells and the stage name Diane Duval, started off as a silent movie child actress, working with such legends as Clara Bow and Mary Pickford.

The daughter of a wealthy banker and oilman, she was raised in Texas ...

17. Lindsay Anderson

Director | If....

Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), Britannia Hospital (1982) and The Whales of August (1987). He died on August 30, 1994 in Angoulême, Charente, France.

18. Louise Hay

Actress | Ambition to Meaning: Finding Your Life's Purpose

Louise Hay was born on October 8, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Helen Vera Lunney. She was an actress, known for The Shift (2009), Celebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin Higgins (2018) and Visions of a New World (1995). She was married to Andrew Hay. She died on August 30, 2017...

19. Richard Jordan

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Harvard-educated stage and screen actor Richard Jordan was born into a socially prominent family on July 19, 1937 in New York City, the grandson of Learned Hand, the greatest American jurist never to have served on the U.S. Supreme Court. Newbold Morris, his stepfather, was a member of the New York...

20. Vera-Ellen

Actress | White Christmas

Vera-Ellen began dancing at the age of 10, and a few years later became one of the youngest Rockettes. She appeared in several Broadway musicals until she was spotted by film producer Samuel Goldwyn in 1945. She was only 24 years old when Goldwyn cast her opposite Danny Kaye in Wonder Man (1945). ...

21. Victoria Mallory

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Victoria Mallory was born on September 20, 1948 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Victoria Morales. She was an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Santa Barbara (1984) and The Emperor's New Clothes (1967). She was married to Mark Lambert. She died on August 30, 2014 in Pawling, New ...

22. Wes Craven

Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...

23. Wesley Lau

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Wesley Lau was born on June 18, 1921 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA as Wesley Albert Lau. He was an actor and writer, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Alamo (1960) and Mission: Impossible (1966). He was married to Marie Louise Metcalf and Shirin Devrim. He died on August 30, 1984 in Los ...

24. William Talman

Actor | Armored Car Robbery

William Talman is best known for his role as Hamilton Burger, the district attorney who perpetually lost to Perry Mason in the long-running series Perry Mason (1957). Talman was an accomplished screenwriter and stage and screen actor, and appeared in numerous roles on television as a character ...

25. Willy Wullich

Willy Wullich was born on January 30, 1944 in Palermo, Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Guillermo Eduardo Wullich. He died on August 30, 2010 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.



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