Deaths: September 27

by bcampos862 | created - 25 Sep 2017 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. Hugh Hefner

Actor | Hop

Hugh Hefner was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Hugh Marston Hefner. He was a producer, known for Hop (2011), Miss March (2009) and The Girls in the Band (2011). He was married to Crystal Hefner, Kimberley Conrad and Mildred Williams. He died on September 27, 2017 in Holmby Hills...

2. A.C. Lyles

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

A.C. Lyles was born on May 17, 1918 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Andrew Craddock Lyles Jr. He was a producer and writer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Here's Boomer (1980) and Rogue's Gallery (1968). He was married to Martha Troetscher Schaefer and Martha Vickers. He died on ...

3. Anne Jeffreys

Actress | Riffraff

The ever-lovely, poised and vivacious blonde Anne Jeffreys was born Annie Jeffreys Carmichael in 1923 in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Firmly managed by her mother, she trained in voice at a fairly early age and received her first break in the entertainment field after signing with the John Robert ...

4. Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi

Writer | Estambul 65

Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi was born on March 22, 1927 in Madrid, Spain as José Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi Lasa. He was a writer and director, known for That Man in Istanbul (1965), They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968) and Summertime Killer (1972). He died on September 27, 2017 in Ibiza, Balearic Islands, ...

5. Cedell Davis

Soundtrack | Tempted

Cedell Davis was born on June 9, 1926 in Helena, Arkansas, USA as Ellis CeDell Davis. He died on September 27, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

6. Clara Bow

Actress | It

Clara Gordon Bow, destined to become THE flapper of the 1920's, was born on July 29, 1905 and raised in poverty and violence in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother tried to slit Clara's throat when she attempted to enter the film industry. She won a photo beauty contest which launched her movie career ...

7. Cliff Burton

Soundtrack | Zombieland

Clifford Lee Burton was born on February 10, 1962 in Castro Valley, California, to Janet (Morgen) and Ray Herbert Burton. He had two siblings. His mother was from a German Jewish family, and his father was of British Isles descent.

As a youngster, Clifford always liked music, listening to genres ...

8. Cuchi Leguizamón

Actor | La redada

Cuchi Leguizamón was born on September 29, 1917 in Salta, Argentina. He was an actor and composer, known for La redada (1991). He died on September 27, 2000 in Salta.

9. Denise Lor

Actress | Diary of a Bachelor

Denise Lor was born on May 3, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Denise Jeanne Briault. She was an actress, known for Diary of a Bachelor (1964), Appointment with Adventure (1955) and Seven at Eleven (1951). She was married to Jay Martin. She died on September 27, 2015 in New York, USA.

10. Donald O'Connor

Actor | Singin' in the Rain

Born into a vaudeville family, O'Connor was the youthful figure cutting a rug in several Universal musicals of the 1940s. His best-known musical work is probably Singin' in the Rain (1952), in which he did an impressive dance that culminated in a series of backflips off the wall. O'Connor was also ...

11. Edgar Degas

Art_department | Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum

Edgar Degas, one of France's most important artists who was an apprentice of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, became "the most reflecting, the most demanding, the most merciless draftsman in the world," according to his contemporaries. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism.

He was ...

12. Frank Wills

Actor | All the President's Men

Frank Wills was born on February 4, 1948 in South Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for All the President's Men (1976) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). He died on September 27, 2000 in Augusta, Georgia, USA.

13. Gracie Fields

Actress | Holy Matrimony

A comedienne and singer in the British Music Halls, she was the top box-office draw and the highest paid actress in Britain in the 1930's. Her Northern, working-class girl character was a favourite during the inter-war years.

14. Helen Cherry

Actress | 11 Harrowhouse

Helen Cherry was a noted actress of stage, screen, and television, acclaimed mostly for her Shakespearean portrayals. Her favorite role was "Rosalind" in "As You Like It." She was the long-suffering wife of actor Trevor Howard, who died in 1988.

15. Herbert Lom

Actor | The Dead Zone

Born September 11, 1917, Herbert Lom made his film debut in the Czech film Zena pod krízem (1937) and played supporting and, occasionally, lead roles. His career picked up in the 1940s and he played, among other roles, Napoleon Bonaparte in The Young Mr. Pitt (1942) (and, again, in War and ...

16. Hiromi Hayakawa

Actress | El Señor de los Cielos

Hiromi Hayakawa was born on October 19, 1982 in Fukuoka, Japan as Marla Hiromi Hayakawa Salas. She was an actress, known for El Señor de los Cielos (2013), My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks (2014) and El Chema (2016). She was married to Fernando Santana. She died on September ...

17. Hugo Giménez Agüero

Actor | Bonifacio: Un misterio llegado de Santa Cruz

Hugo Giménez Agüero was born on August 25, 1944 in Balcarce, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Hugo Jorge Giménez. He was an actor, known for Bonifacio: Un misterio llegado de Santa Cruz (2003). He died on September 27, 2011 in Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires.

18. Jay Robinson

Actor | The Robe

Character actor Jay Robinson owned a pair of the narrowest, cruelest-looking eyes in 1950s Hollywood. To complement them was an evil-looking sneer, crisp and biting diction and a nefarious-sounding cackle. These were all draped upon a lean, bony physique that could slither about menacingly like a ...

19. John Guillermin

Director | The Towering Inferno

Military service in the Royal Air Force prior to working as a documentary filmmaker.

20. Joy Fleming

Soundtrack | Geierwally

Joy Fleming was born on November 15, 1944 in Rockenhausen, Germany as Erna Raad. She was an actress, known for Geierwally (1988), Rendezvous mit Caterina Valente (1976) and Neues vom Wixxer (2007). She was married to Bernd Liebenow. She died on September 27, 2017 in Sinsheim-Hilsbach, Germany.

21. Lloyd Nolan

Actor | Julia

It would no doubt be a real shock to most people to discover that the rich baritone Bronx-like accent of great veteran character actor Lloyd Nolan was a product of the San Francisco streets--not the urban jungle of New York City. Nolan was born in the City by the Bay, and his father, James Nolan, ...

22. Negro García López

Self | Pura Química

Negro García López was born on November 9, 1959 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Carlos Alberto García López. He died on September 27, 2014 in Tornquist, Buenos Aires.

23. Oona Chaplin

Actress | Broken English

Oona O'Neil was born in Warwick Parish, Bermuda, the daughter of famed American playwright Eugene O'Neill and English-born socialite Agnes Boulton. Oona had a fairly happy childhood, although she rarely saw her busy father. During her teens Oona attended boarding school in New York where she met ...

24. Phyllis Davis

Actress | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Phyllis Davis grew up in Nederland, Texas. She lived on the second floor of her parents' mortuary business. Phyllis and her two younger brothers had to be very quiet upstairs during services because the floors would creak. Phyllis attended Lamar College briefly, then went to Los Angeles in the mid-...

25. Robert Hyatt

Writer | Deadly Ransom

Robert "Bobby" Hyatt appeared in his first motion picture at six months old when Cary Grant picked him out of a group of babies at MGM. That was the beginning of an acting career that kept him busy for the next 25 years, giving him a solid background of experience to move behind the camera as a ...

26. Robert Montgomery

Actor | Night Must Fall

As a child, Robert Montgomery enjoyed a privileged life, as his father was the president of the New York Rubber Co. When he died, the fortune was gone and Robert worked at a number of jobs. He later went to New York to be a writer, and on the advice of a friend tried acting. He worked with George ...

27. Sally Menke

Editor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Sally Menke was born on December 17, 1953 in Mineola, New York, USA as Sally JoAnne Menke. She was an editor, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) and Inglourious Basterds (2009). She was married to Dean Parisot. She died on September 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Sarah Danielle Madison

Actress | Jurassic Park III

Sarah Danielle Madison was born in Springfield, Illinois. She was a 1992 graduate of Latin School of Chicago, the alma mater of Nancy Reagan, Bob Balaban, Brendan Baber, Crispin Freeman, Clark Freeman and Cassidy Freeman.

She attended Amherst College and graduated in 1996. A talented scientist, she ...

29. Shawn Phelan

Actor | Toy Soldiers

Shawn Phelan was born on January 7, 1975 in Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA as Shawn Michael Phelan. He was an actor, known for Toy Soldiers (1991), Grand (1990) and Breaking the Rules (1992). He died on September 27, 1998.

30. Tuncel Kurtiz

Actor | Auf der anderen Seite

Tuncel Kurtiz was born in 1936, Izmit-Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul University, English Language and Literature and started acting in 1956 with Dormen Theatre. With the movie 'Suru', he reached the peak of his acting career. Kurtiz received many awards in Turkey and also abroad. He also known ...

31. Willis Bouchey

Actor | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Willis Bouchey appeared in almost 150 movies and television shows over a 30-year period from 1951 to 1979. He was one of those wonderful character actors who would be a crooked judge in one film and a humorous cavalry officer in another. He appeared in many of John Ford's movies as well as James ...

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