Deaths: October 3

by bcampos862 | created - 28 Sep 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Janet Leigh

Actress | Psycho

Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and...

2. Aníbal Arias

Actor | Mataperros

Aníbal Arias was born on July 20, 1922 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Mataperros (2002) and Café de los maestros (2008). He died on October 3, 2010 in Buenos Aires.

3. Ben Orr

Actor | The Cars: Drive

Bassist and singer Ben Orr was born Benjamin Orzechowski on September 8, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. His Russian and Czechoslovakian parents actively encouraged his musical endeavors. Ben grew up in Lakewood and Parma Heights, Ohio. He played bass, keyboards, and percussion instruments in his teen ...

4. Bruce Paltrow

Producer | St. Elsewhere

Bruce Paltrow was born on November 26, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Bruce Weigert Paltrow. He was a producer and writer, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), The White Shadow (1978) and Tattinger's (1988). He was married to Blythe Danner. He died on October 3, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, ...

5. Claudia Jennings

Actress | The Unholy Rollers

Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton (nicknamed Mimi by her friends and family) in St. Paul, Minnesota, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago just south of the Wisconsin state line, where she ...

6. Clyde Howdy

Actor | PT 109

Clyde Howdy was born on May 31, 1921 in Arlington, Ohio, USA as Clyde William Houdeshell. He is known for his work on PT 109 (1963), Mod Squad (1968) and The Name of the Game (1968). He died on October 3, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. Dub Taylor

Actor | The Getaway

Dub Taylor was born on February 26, 1907 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Walter Clarence Taylor II. He was an actor, known for The Getaway (1972), The Wild Bunch (1969) and Bonnie and Clyde (1967). He was married to Florence Gertrude Heffernan. He died on October 3, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, ...

8. Florence Stanley

Actress | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Florence Stanley was born Florence Schwartz on July 1, 1924 in Chicago. She enjoyed a prolific career in the theatre before achieving fame on television as Abe Vigoda's long-suffering, neglected wife, Bernice, on Barney Miller (1975), and later, as Bernice Fish in the short-lived spinoff Fish (1977)...

9. Gerry Burkhardt

Actor | Everyone Says I Love You

Gerry Burkhardt was born on June 14, 1946 in Houston, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Everyone Says I Love You (1996). He died on October 3, 2017 in Oak Ridge, New Jersey, USA.

10. Jeanne Eagels

Actress | The Letter

Jeanne Eagels, one of the most intriguing stars of late silent films and the early talkies, was born Amelia Jean Eagles on June 26, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward and Julia Sullivan Eagles. Young Jean was part of an impoverished family of eight, with three brothers and two sisters. She ...

11. John Ashley

Producer | The A-Team

Oklahoma-bred John Ashley got his start in the movie business while on a vacation in California. A friend from Oklahoma State University got him onto the set of the John Wayne movie The Conqueror (1956), and Wayne in turn steered him toward a job in television in the William Castle series Men of ...

12. John Weitz

Costume_department | Mary Tyler Moore

John Weitz was born on May 25, 1923 in Berlin, Germany as Hans Werner Weitz. He is known for his work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970), The Dick Cavett Show (1968) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). He was married to Susan Kohner, Eva Lorant (Eve Orton) and Sally Blauner. He died on October 3, ...

13. Lance Russell

Actor | Man on the Moon

Lance Russell was born on March 18, 1926 in Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Man on the Moon (1999), CWA Wrestling (1977) and WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975). He was married to Audrey Lou Renner. He died on October 3, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee.

14. Manuel Romero

Director | Divorcio en Montevideo

Manuel Romero was born on September 21, 1891 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a director and writer, known for Divorce in Montevideo (1939), When My Heart Calls (1942) and Buenos Aires Nights (1935). He died on October 3, 1954 in Buenos Aires.

15. Marcos Caplán

Actor | La hora de las sorpresas

Marcos Caplán is an actor, known for Surprise Hour (1941), La vuelta de Rocha (1937) and Radio Bar (1936).

16. Maurice Copeland

Actor | Blow Out

Maurice Copeland was born on June 13, 1911 in Rector, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Blow Out (1981), Being There (1979) and Trading Places (1983). He died on October 3, 1985 in New Rochelle, New York, USA.

17. Max Cantor

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Max Cantor was born on May 15, 1959. He was an actor, known for Dirty Dancing (1987), Fear, Anxiety & Depression (1989) and Leg Work (1987). He died on October 3, 1991 in New York City, New York, USA.

18. Pat Ast

Actress | Reform School Girls

Pat was a native New Yorker who worked as a receptionist and clerk in a box factory. She met Andy Warhol later and starred in his film "Heat" with Joe Dallesandro and Sylvia Miles. Later she met a fashion designer, Roy Halston and worked in his Madison Avenue store. From there, she decided to move ...

19. Pinto Colvig

Actor | Bozo's Circus

Pinto Colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm-hearted character always came through his many talents. His humor tickled the funny bone and touched the heart. Incredibly gifted in music, art and mime, he spoke to different generations in ...

20. Roddy McDowall

Actor | Fright Night

Roddy McDowall was born in Herne Hill, London, England, to Winifriede Lucinda (Corcoran), an Irish-born aspiring actress, and Thomas Andrew McDowall, a merchant seaman. Roddy was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family (1938), ...

21. Ronnie Barker

Actor | The Two Ronnies

Ronnie Barker's remarkable versatility as a performer can be traced back to his time in repertory theatre, where he was able to play a wide range of roles and develop his talent for accents, voices and verbal dexterity. It was during this time that he met Glenn Melvyn, who taught him how to stammer ...

22. Salvatore Caci

Actor | Streit um Drei

Salvatore Caci was born on October 21, 1976 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was a talent agent and actor. He died on October 3, 2017 in Cologne.

23. Stefano Casiraghi

Stefano Casiraghi was born on August 9, 1960 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was married to Princess Caroline of Monaco. He died on October 3, 1990 in Monaco.

24. Tay Garnett

Director | China Seas

Following his service as a naval aviator in WW I, Tay Garnett entered films in 1920 as a screenwriter. After a stint as a gag writer for Mack Sennett and Hal Roach he joined Pathe, then the distributor for both competing comedy producers, and in 1928 began directing for that company. Garnett ...

25. Virginia Vincent

Actress | The Hills Have Eyes

Virginia Vincent was born on May 3, 1918 in Goshen, New York, USA as Virginia Vincent Grohosky. She was an actress, known for The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957) and The Return of Dracula (1958). She was married to Jack Vincent. She died on October 3, 2013 in San ...

26. William Bishop

Actor | Black Eagle

William attended grammar and high schools in New York and New Jersey. Upon graduation, he enrolled at West Virginia University where he planned to study law and played football and tennis. One summer, his uncle got him a job at the Suffern County (in New York) Theatre. He worked with actors ...

27. Zachary Scott

Actor | Mildred Pierce

American leading man of suave or sinister roles. A collateral relative of George Washington and William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson, Scott was the son of a wealthy surgeon. Intending to follow his father into medicine, Scott studied at the University of Texas, but found he preferred the theater. He ...

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