Deaths: October 6by bcampos862 | created - 28 Sep 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
1. Ralphie May
Actor | For da Love of Money
Ralphie May was born on February 17, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Ralph Duren May. He was a writer and actor, known for For da Love of Money (2002), Whoopi (2003) and Cubed (2009). He was married to Lahna Turner. He died on October 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Actor | Exorcist: The Beginning
Antonie Kamerling was born on August 25, 1966 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands as Anthonie Willem Constantijn Gneomar Kamerling. He is known for his work on Exorcist: The Beginning (2004), Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005) and Mindhunters (2004). He was married to Isa Hoes. He died on ...
3. Bette Davis
Actress | All About Eve
Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but...
4. Bud Ekins
Stunts | The Blues Brothers
Bud Ekins was born on May 11, 1930 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), The Specialist (1994) and National Lampoon's Animal House (1978). He was married to Betty Gene Towne. He died on October 6, 2007 in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles.
7. Dennis Price
Actor | Kind Hearts and Coronets
This urbane, sourly handsome British actor was born to privilege and most of his roles would follow suit. Born Dennistoun John Franklyn Rose-Price in Berkshire in 1915, Dennis Price, the son of a brigadier-general, was expected to abide by his family wishes and make a career for himself in the army...
Actress | The Wicker Man
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones (1963) and appeared in The Third Secret (1964) the following year but she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom ...
Actor | The Thing from Another World
Douglas Spencer was born on February 10, 1910 in Princeton, Illinois, USA as William Henry Mesenkop. He is known for his work on The Thing from Another World (1951), This Island Earth (1955) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959). He died on October 6, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
11. Hattie Jacques
Actress | Carry on Again Doctor
Best known for playing Matron - as in "ooh, Matron!" - in four films: Carry On Nurse (1959), Carry On Doctor (1967), Carry On Again Doctor (1969) and, of course Carry On Matron (1972). Key roles included: Grace Short in Carry On Teacher (1959), Sophie Bliss in Carry on Loving (1970) and Peggy ...
13. Judy Stone
Judy Stone was born on May 1, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on October 6, 2017 in San Francisco, California, USA.
14. Kevin Corcoran
Actor | Old Yeller
Kevin Corcoran was born on June 10, 1949 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Kevin Anthony Corcoran. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Old Yeller (1957), Swiss Family Robinson (1960) and Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960). He was married to Laura Soltwedel. He died on ...
15. Marian Seldes
Actress | Home Alone 3
Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her ...
16. Natalie Moorhead
Actress | The Big Chance
A platinum blonde actress, Natalie Moorehead entered in films in 1929; by end of the following year, she had made dozens of credited movies. Moorehead was more effective with vampish roles, notably a role which she played a suspect in The Thin Man (1934). Moorhead also made a mark as a comic ...
17. Nelson Riddle
Music_department | The Great Gatsby
Versatile Ameican arranger/conducter who started as a trombonist with several big bands, including Tommy Dorsey. In a long, distinguished career, he not only scored numerous films and television shows, but made many now-legendary recordings in collaboration with such people as Rosemary Clooney, Nat...
18. Pamela Blake
Actress | Ghost of Zorro
The heroine of a host of westerns, crimes and serial adventures during the 1940s, this attractive, full-faced "B" movie item was born Adele Pearce on August 6, 1915 (several movie resources list 1918). Born in Oakland, California, Pamela Blake won a beauty contest at age 17 and decided to try her ...
19. Porter Hall
Actor | Double Indemnity
For over two decades, Porter Hall made a career out of playing villains and pompous, unpleasant people. His movie career was not a mirror of his real life, however. Mr. Hall was well known as a generous and outgoing person who was well-liked by almost everybody he knew. It is ironic that the role ...
Actor | The Straight Story
An American stuntman who, after more than 30 years in the business, moved into acting and became an acclaimed and respected character actor, Richard Farnsworth was a native of Los Angeles. He grew up around horses and as a teenager was offered an opportunity to ride in films. He appeared in ...
22. Sidney Blackmer
Actor | Rosemary's Baby
Sidney Blackmer, the Tony-award winning actor who played Teddy Roosevelt in seven movies, is best remembered by today's movie audiences for his turn as the warlock/coven-leader Roman Castevet in Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby (1968).
Born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he made his ...
23. Ted Bessell
Director | The Tracey Ullman Show
Born in New York City, Ted's early career included guest appearances in soap operas, Lover Come Back (1961) and It's a Man's World (1962). Ted went on to appear as "Frankie" on Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964), but his big break was as "That Guy" on the successful Marlo Thomas Television series That Girl (...
24. Terry Downes
Actor | Dance of the Vampires
Terry Downes was born on May 9, 1936 in Paddington, London, England as Terence Richard Downes. He was an actor, known for The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), A Study in Terror (1965) and Play for Today (1970). He was married to Barbara Clarke. He died on October 6, 2017 in Hertfordshire, England.
Actor | California Straight Ahead!
Born in New Haven, Connecticut on November 5, 1893, silent screen lead Theodore Von Eltz was the son of a Yale professor and educated at Hill School at Pottstown Pennsylvania. Originally prepped to become a doctor, he decided instead to pursue acting. At age 19 he made his New York debut and soon ...
26. Tod Browning
Director | Dracula
Belonging to a well-situated family, Charles Browning fell in love at the age of 16 with a dancer of a circus. Following her began his itinerary of being clown, jockey and director of a variety theater which ended when he met D.W. Griffith and became an actor. He made his debut in Intolerance: ...