Deaths: October 19

by bcampos862 | created - 11 Oct 2017 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

1. Joseph Wiseman

Actor | Dr. No

Joseph Wiseman was born on May 15, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He came to Broadway in the 1930s, where he was critically hailed for performances in Shakespeare's "King Lear", Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" and Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Motion pictures in which Wiseman has been seen include ...

2. Alberto Irizar

Actor | Yo soy porteño

Alberto Irizar was born in 1924 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Yo soy porteño (1982), Mesa de noticias (1983) and Coche cama alojamiento (1968). He died on October 19, 1985 in Buenos Aires.

3. Alejandro Escudero

Actor | Eversmile, New Jersey

Alejandro Escudero was born on May 4, 1956 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Eversmile, New Jersey (1989), Un mundo de veinte asientos (1978) and Trampa para un soñador (1980). He died on October 19, 2014 in Lima, Peru.

4. Ann Coyle

Actress | Weird Science

Ann Coyle was born on April 29, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Anne B. Coyle. She was an actress, known for Weird Science (1985), The Naked Face (1984) and American Playhouse (1981). She died on October 19, 1990 in Cook, Illinois.

5. Betty Bronson

Actress | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Betty Bronson's discovery reads like a Hollywood dream. As a New Jersey teenage bit-player, she was rocketed from obscurity when she was chosen to play the part of Peter Pan in 1924's Peter Pan (1924). She was hand-selected by author J.M. Barrie and beat several Hollywood superstars to the part, ...

6. Carlos Juárez

Actor | Betibú

Carlos Juárez was born in 1951 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Betibú (2014) and La condena de Gabriel Doyle (1998). He died on October 19, 2016 in Mar del Plata.

7. Catrano Catrani

Director | Alto Paraná

Catrano Catrani was born on October 31, 1910 in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Alto Paraná (1958), Codicia (1955) and He nacido en la ribera (1972). He was married to Vlasta Lah. He died on October 19, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

9. Claudia Drake

Actress | Detour

Claudia Drake was born on January 30, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Olga Judy Fishbine. She was an actress, known for Detour (1945), Enemy of Women (1944) and The Face of Marble (1946). She died on October 19, 1997 in Los Angeles.

10. Gerard Parkes

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and Fraggle Rock (1983). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

11. Gig Young

Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Gig Young was born Byron Barr to parents John and Emma Barr in Minnesota, and raised in Washington, DC, where he developed a passion for theatre while appearing in high school plays. After gaining some amateur experience, he applied for and received a scholarship to the acclaimed Southern ...

12. Graham Crowden

Actor | For Your Eyes Only

The imposing Scottish character actor Graham Crowden was one of the most recognizable and reliable British screen actors who worked for over half a century. He was the third of four children of a Scottish Presbyterian classics teacher. His first job was in a tannery in Edinburgh. He joined the ...

13. Guy Rolfe

Actor | Dolls

Gaunt and saturnine British character actor of stage, screen and television, Guy Rolfe first made his stage debut in 1936, the same year he had a small uncredited bit part in Knight Without Armor (1937). Rolfe had spent his early twenties as a professional race car driver and boxer before making ...

14. Herman Hack

Actor | The Rawhide Terror

Herman Hack was born on June 15, 1899 in Panola, Illinois, USA as Herman H. Hackenjos. He was an actor, known for The Rawhide Terror (1934), Defying the Law (1935) and Range Riders (1934). He was married to Signe Hack. He died on October 19, 1967 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. James Glennon

Camera_department | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

American cinematographer and something of a Renaissance man. The son of famed cinematographer Bert Glennon, James Glennon and his brothers learned photography at their father's feet. (Their mother was script supervisor Mary Coleman.) James Glennon began work in the Warner Bros. mail room, where he ...

16. James Vickery

Actor | The Secret Storm

James Vickery was born on October 7, 1918 in West Hoboken, New Jersey, USA as James Mitchell Vickery. He was an actor, known for The Secret Storm (1954), Hogan's Heroes (1965) and Judd for the Defense (1967). He was married to Diana Muldaur and Colleen Dewhurst. He died on October 19, 1979 in Los ...

17. John Hodiak

Actor | Lifeboat

Pittsburgh-born John Hodiak was one of several up-and-coming male talents who managed to take advantage of the dearth of WWII-era superstars (MGM's Clark Gable, Van Johnson, Robert Taylor and James Stewart, among others) who were off serving their country. John's early death at age 41, however, ...

18. Jon Locke

Actor | Land of the Lost

Jon Locke graduated from Florida State University. He went on world tour for 11 months with the US Air Force for the play, "Flame Out", written and directed by Alan Mowbray. He was honorably discharged in time to recreate the co-starring role of Tex, an F-86 fighter pilot in the Broadway production...

19. Lynda Bellingham

Actress | Romanovy: Ventsenosnaya semya

Lynda Bellingham played many roles during her five-decade professional career, but became synonymous with one. "Being a mum making gravy was not quite how I had seen my career advancing," she said once. But between 1983 and 1999 that's what she did in 42 "episodes" of an award-winning TV ad. Since ...

20. Magnus Pyke

Actor | Watch This Space

Magnus Pyke was born on December 29, 1908 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Watch This Space (1980), Don't Ask Me (1974) and Thomas Dolby: She Blinded Me with Science (1982). He was married to Dorothea Vaughan. He died on October 19, 1992 in London.

21. Martha Raye

Actress | Waikiki Wedding

Known as "The Big Mouth" and considered the female equivalent to Bob Hope, Martha Raye was an American icon in her own right.

She was born Margy Reed in Butte, Montana, to Maybelle Hazel (Hooper) and Peter Reed, Jr., vaudeville performers. She had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Raye made her ...

22. Noel Harrison

Actor | The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.

Noel Harrison was born on January 29, 1934 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and Take a Girl Like You (1970). He was married to Lori Chapman, Margaret Benson and Sara Lee Eberts Tufnell. He died on October 19, 2013 in ...

23. Phyllis Kirk

Actress | Crime Wave

Of Danish descent, and born in Syracuse, New York, Phyllis Kirk worked as a waitress and a perfume counter clerk before she began a modeling career. Stage roles ensued before Hollywood beckoned. She was a contract player at MGM and then Warner Brothers, where in her most famous role she was stalked...

24. Richard Selzer

Actor | Truck Turner

Richard Selzer was born on August 29, 1922 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard Sylvan Selzer. He is known for his work on Truck Turner (1974), Promises..... Promises! (1963) and Foreign Correspondents (1999). He died on October 19, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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25. Rudy Ray Moore

Actor | Dolemite

Rudy Ray Moore was born on March 17, 1927 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Dolemite (1975), The Human Tornado (1976) and Disco Godfather (1979). He died on October 19, 2008 in Akron, Ohio, USA.

26. Tom Bosley

Actor | The Back-up Plan

Tom Bosley was born on October 1, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Thomas Edward Bosley. He was an actor, known for The Back-up Plan (2010), Happy Days (1974) and Yours, Mine and Ours (1968). He was married to Patricia Carr and Jean Eliot. He died on October 19, 2010 in Palm Springs, California, ...

27. Umberto Lenzi

Director | Superseven chiama Cairo

Born in Massa Marittima, Italy on August 6, 1931, Umberto Lenzi was a movie enthusiast since his early grade school years. During those years, he founded various film fan clubs while studying law. Lenzi started out as a journalist for various local newspapers and magazines. Lenzi put off his law ...

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