Celebrities that Died in 2016by maxfolino199 | created - 02 Jan 2016 | updated - 01 Jan 2017 | Public
I've been making lists for three years now, and I was wondering if you guys would rather only see celebrities that have died that have profile pictures on here...or would you rather see all people that I've researched (as I've been doing.) Please leave a comment
Cinematographer | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Along with László Kovács, a fellow student who fled Hungary in 1956, Zsigmond rose to prominence in the 1970s. He is known for his use of natural light and vivid use of color on features such as The Long Goodbye (1973) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).
Actor | Subway
Michel Galabru was born on October 27, 1922 in Safi, French Protectorate of Morocco as Michel Louis Edmond Galabru. He was an actor and writer, known for Subway (1985), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) and La Cage aux Folles (1978). He was married to Claude and Anne Jacquot. He died on January ...
Animation_department | Heavy Metal
Robert Balser was born on March 25, 1927 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Heavy Metal (1981), The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972) and The Brain Eaters (1958). He was married to Cima Balser. He died on January 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
5. Yves Vincent
Actor | Le gendarme se marie
Tall and handsome,both athletic and aristocratic-looking, brown-haired (later in life silver-haired), Yves Vincent had everything to charm dames. And charm them he did, in real life, on the stage, on the big and little screen, for nearly fifty years. Born in France in 1921, he was raised and spent ...
Actor | One Day at a Time
Pat Harrington Jr. was born on August 13, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and Move Over, Darling (1963). He was married to Sally Cleaver and Marjorie Ann Gortner. ...
10. Elizabeth Swados
Writer | My Depression
Elizabeth Swados was born on February 5, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She is known for her work on My Depression (2014), Four Friends (1981) and The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998). She was married to Roz Lichter. She died on January 5, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Soundtrack | Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Nicholas Caldwell was born on April 5, 1944 in Loma Linda, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Whispers: Imagination (1980) and The Whispers: A Song for Donny (1979). He was married to Alberta Caldwell. He died on January 5, 2016 in Stockton, ...
14. Frank Armitage
Animation_department | Sleeping Beauty
Frank Armitage was born on August 5, 1924 in Geelong, Australia as Roblan Frank Armitage. He is known for his work on Sleeping Beauty (1959), The Jungle Book (1967) and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954). He was married to Karen Connolly Armitage. He died on January 4, 2016 in Paso ...
Actor | Fletch
Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.
23. Angus Scrimm
Actor | Phantasm
The evil screen villain Angus Scrimm, most famous as "The Tall Man" in Don Coscarelli's Phantasm (1979) and its sequels, grew up in Kansas City, but in his teens moved to California and studied drama at USC under William C. de Mille (brother of Cecil B. DeMille). His film debut came as another "...
24. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
25. Michael Galeota
Actor | Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.
Michael Galeota was born on August 28, 1984 in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA as Michael James Galeota. He was an actor, known for Bailey Kipper's P.O.V. (1996), The Jersey (1999) and Clubhouse Detectives (1996). He died on January 10, 2016 in Glendale, California, USA.
26. Monte Irvin
Actor | It's My Turn
Monte Irvin was born on February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, Alabama, USA as Monford Merrill Irvin. He was an actor, known for It's My Turn (1980), 1954 World Series (1954) and The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999). He was married to Dorinda (Dee). He died on January 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA.
27. David Margulies
Actor | Ghost Busters
David Margulies was born on February 19, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as David Joseph Margulies. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Dressed to Kill (1980). He was married to Carol Grant. He died on January 11, 2016 in New York City.
29. Ruth Leuwerik
Actress | Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika
Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between ...
30. William Needles
Actor | Spasms
William Needles was born on January 2, 1919 in Yonkers, New York, USA as George William Needles. He was an actor, known for Spasms (1983), Folio (1955) and The Taming of the Shrew (1988). He was married to Dorothy. He died on January 12, 2016 in Alliston, Ontario, Canada.
31. Conrad Phillips
Actor | The Dark Angel
Conrad Phillips was born on 13th April 1925 and, after serving in the Royal Navy (having forged the birth date on his ration book to make himself appear older and thus eligible to enlist) during the Second World War, turned to acting as a career. He 'trod the boards', appearing in films (TV and ...
32. Giorgio Gomelsky
Composer | La collectionneuse
Giorgio Gomelsky was born on February 28, 1934 as Giorgio Serigo Alessandro Gomelsky. He was an actor and composer, known for La Collectionneuse (1967), Downtown 81 (1981) and Zoom (1965). He died on January 13, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA.
33. Brian Bedford
Actor | Robin Hood
Brian Bedford was born on February 16, 1935 in Morley, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood (1973), Nixon (1995) and The Importance of Being Earnest (2011). He was married to Tim MacDonald. He died on January 13, 2016 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
34. Dan Haggerty
Actor | Big Stan
Dan Haggerty was born on November 19, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Daniel Francis Haggerty. He was an actor, known for Big Stan (2007), Elves (1989) and Abducted (1986). He was married to Samantha Hilton and Diane Rooker. He died on January 15, 2016 in Burbank, California.
Writer | Shoestring
One of British television's greatest ever writers, Robert Banks Stewart started writing in primary school. He won a Burns essay prize and contributed stories to local newspapers. At age 15, he left school to become an office boy at the Edinburgh Evening Dispatch. He did his National Service with ...
36. Alan Rickman
Actor | Die Hard
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years ...
Director | Obywatel Piszczyk
Andrzej Kotkowski was born on February 17, 1940 in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland as Andrzej Adam Kotkowski. He was a director and writer, known for Obywatel Piszczyk (1988), Olimpiada 40 (1980) and Spokojne lata (1982). He was married to Halina Golanko. He died on January 15, 2016 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, ...
42. Noreen Corcoran
Actress | I Love Melvin
Noreen Corcoran was born on October 20, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Noreen M. Corcoran. She was an actress, known for I Love Melvin (1953), Bachelor Father (1957) and General Electric Theater (1953). She died on January 15, 2016 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Robert Kennedy and His Times
Barbara Allyne Bennet was born on September 7, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is known for her work on Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985), Flying High (1978) and North Beach and Rawhide (1985). She died on January 9, 2016 in Duarte, California, USA.
48. Clarence Reid
Soundtrack | The Midnight Meat Train
Singer, songwriter, and music producer Clarence Henry Reid began his career in the music industry doing acceptable and respectable mainstream commercial R&B fare in the 1960's and 1970's, but it was his outrageously raunchy and profane alter ego of no-holds-barred parodist Blowfly whereby Reid made...
49. Abe Vigoda
Actor | The Godfather
Tall, dour-faced and slouch-shouldered character actor Abe Vigoda proved himself in both gritty dramatic roles, and as an actor with wonderful comedic timing.
Vigoda was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Lena (Moses) and Samuel Vigoda, both Russian Jewish immigrants. His father was a tailor on the ...
50. Lois Ramsey
Actress | The Box
Lois Ramsey was born on June 18, 1922 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia as Lois June Dickson. She was an actress, known for The Box (1974), Grass Roots (2000) and Young Ramsay (1977). She was married to Cuthbert Ward Ramsey. She died on January 21, 2016 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South ...
51. Jimmy Bain
Soundtrack | Bad Teacher
James Stewart 'Jimmy' Bain (born 19 December 1947) is a Scottish bassist most famous for playing in the bands Rainbow and Dio with Ronnie James Dio. He has worked with Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, co-writing on his solo albums.
Bain was born in Newtonmore, Highland, in Scotland. Jimmy Bain ...
53. Micole Mercurio
Actress | While You Were Sleeping
Micole Diana Mercurio was born in Chicago to Mary and Michael Mercurio on March 10, 1938. The first born of her generation and a beautiful child, she flourished under the attention of her extended Italian-American family. Her father had been a captain in the Italian Army and became a private in the...
58. Jacques Rivette
Director | La belle noiseuse
Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began "thanks to Rivette," the films of this masterful French director are not well known. Rivette, like his "Cahiers du Cinéma" colleagues Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer, did graduate to filmmaking but, like Rohmer...
59. Frank Finlay
Actor | The Pianist
One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...
60. Terry Wogan
Actor | Ashes to Ashes
Terry Wogan was born on August 3, 1938 in Limerick, Ireland as Michael Terence Wogan. He was an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), The Little and Large Show (1978) and Moone Boy (2012). He was married to Helen Joyce. He died on January 31, 2016 in Buckinghamshire, England.
61. Bob Elliott
Actor | Quick Change
Bob Elliott was born on March 26, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Brackett Elliott. He was an actor and writer, known for Quick Change (1990), Cabin Boy (1994) and Get a Life (1990). He was married to Virginia Lee Peppers and Jane Frances Underwood. He died on February 2, 2016 in ...
62. Alba Solís
Actress | Estrellas de Buenos Aires
Alba Solís was born on October 18, 1927 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Angela Herminia Lamberti. She was an actress, known for Estrellas de Buenos Aires (1956), Tres citas con el destino (1954) and Escándalo nocturno (1951). She died on February 3, 2016 in Buenos Aires.
63. Maurice White
Soundtrack | Doctor Strange
Maurice was born in Memphis on December 19, 1941, but moved to Chicago as a teenager. His father, Verdine, was a doctor. For many years, they lived in the South Shore section on the South Side. He attended Crane Junior College and the Chicago Conservatory of Music. It was while he was at the ...
64. Joe Alaskey
Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...
65. Dave Mirra
Actor | Rally On
Dave Mirra was born on April 4, 1974 in Syracuse, New York, USA as David Michael Mirra. He is known for his work on Rally On (2011), Global Rallycross Championship (2011) and Las Vegas (2003). He was married to Lauren Blackwell. He died on February 4, 2016 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
66. Kristine Miller
Actress | Too Late for Tears
Kristine Miller was born Jacqueline Olivia Eskesen, the daughter of Johannes Eskesen, vice-president of Standard Oil of Argentina, headquartered in Buenos Aires, where Miller was born. Miller's mother, Myrtle Bennett Witham, was an Orpheum Circuit singer from Fresno, California. After a decade in ...
67. Ray Colcord
Soundtrack | The General's Daughter
Ray Colcord is a film and TV composer living in Los Angeles, a past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, and a governor of the Television Academy. He's written the music for more than 700 television shows, feature films, miniseries and specials, garnering Emmy nominations, ASCAP ...
69. Daniel Gerson
Writer | Monsters, Inc.
Daniel Gerson was born on August 1, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel R. Gerson. He was a writer, known for Monsters, Inc. (2001), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Monsters University (2013). He was married to Beau Stacom. He died on February 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
70. Amelia Bence
Actress | El tercer beso
Amelia Bence was born on November 13, 1914 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as María Amelia Batvinik. She was an actress, known for El tercer beso (1943), Dancing (1933) and El hombre que debía una muerte (1955). She was married to Alberto Closas and Charlie Ortiz Basualdo. She died on February 8,...
71. Tommy Kelly
Actor | The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Tommy Kelly was born on April 6, 1925 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Francis Kelly. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938) and Irene (1940). He was married to Susie Burch. He died on January 26, 2016 in Greensboro, ...
72. Norman Hudis
Writer | Marcus Welby, M.D.
Born in London in 1922, Norman Hudis is now a dual citizen of Britain and the U.S. He began his working life at 16, as a junior reporter, and volunteered for the Royal Air Force in 1940. Rejected for flying duties on medical grounds, he served almost 6 years in WWII, the last two of which on the ...
Actor | Merijntje Gijzens Jeugd
André van den Heuvel was born on June 4, 1927 in Tegelen, Limburg, Netherlands as Andreas Petrus Gerardus van den Heuvel. He was an actor, known for Merijntje Gijzens Jeugd (1974), De verlossing (1975) and De weg (1983). He was married to Kitty Janssen. He died on February 9, 2016 in Amsterdam, ...
74. Alethea McGrath
Alethea McGrath was born on June 1, 1920 in Melbourne, Australia as Alethea Ada McGrath. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Knowing (2009) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). She died on February 9, 2016 in Melbourne.
75. Johnny Duncan
Actor | Batman and Robin
Johnny Duncan at the time of writing is in his mid-80's and in good health, living with his wife Susan, and enjoying life not far from where his life began.
He started out on a small farm near Kansas City in 1923. As a child growing up during the Great Depression, Johnny danced up a storm in local ...
76. Bayard Johnson
Writer | Man in a Cage
Bayard Johnson studied philosophy and writing at the University of Puget Sound. He has written and produced feature films for Warner Brothers, Disney, Sony Pictures, MGM/UA, and 20th Century Fox. Johnson has made two feature films in Africa, and has written movies based on both the classic Tarzan ...
77. Sossen Krohg
Actress | Min kone er uskyldig
Sossen Krohg was born on December 18, 1923 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress and writer, known for Min kone er uskyldig (1950), Hotel Cæsar (1998) and Death is a Caress (1949). She was married to Guy Krohg and Thorleif Schjelderup. She died on February 12, 2016 in Norway.
Actress | The Last Dragon
Vanity was a glamorous Canadian model and lead singer of the all-girl group "Vanity 6". She specialized in playing sultry female characters often in trouble with the law.
Vanity was born Denise Katrina Matthews in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Helga Senyk and James Levia Matthews. ...
83. Kevin Randleman
Stunts | Men in Black 3
Kevin Randleman was born on August 10, 1971 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Kevin Christopher Randleman. He is known for his work on Men in Black 3 (2012), Pit Fight (2004) and EA Sports MMA (2010). He was married to Elizabeth Randleman and Barbara. He died on February 11, 2016 in San Diego, California, ...
84. George Gaynes
Actor | Tootsie
George Gaynes was born in Helsinki in May, 1917, which was then the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. The Grand Duchy was part of the Russian Empire, which was in a state of collapse at the time of Gaynes' birth. The Emperor Nicholas II of Russia had abdicated the throne on March 15, two ...
85. Angela Raiola
Actress | Scary Movie 5
Angela Raiola was born on June 30, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Angela Joyce Raiola. She was an actress, known for Scary Movie 5 (2013), Staten Island Summer (2015) and Mob Wives: The Sit Down (2012). She was married to Neil Murphy. She died on February 18, 2016 in New York City, New York.
86. Jesús Barrero
Actor | Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles
Jesús Barrero was born on July 26, 1958 in Mexico City, Mexico as José de Jesús Barrero Andrade. He was an actor and producer, known for Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006), Harry Potter for Kinect (2012) and Con las Voces de Robotech: Las Crónicas de la Sombra (2011). He was married to ...
87. Joze Pogacnik
Director | Tri etide za Cathy i Milosa
Joze Pogacnik was born on April 22, 1932 in Maribor, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. He was a director and writer, known for Tri etide za Cathy i Milosa (1971), Grajski biki (1967) and Motonauma 70 (1971). He died on February 16, 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
88. Harper Lee
Writer | To Kill a Mockingbird
Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama in the 1920s. It was a time of hostility between whites and blacks in the United States, especially in Alabama. Her father, a lawyer, also ran a local newspaper. Her mother suffered from mental illness and oftentimes stayed inside from others; she ...
90. Andrzej Zulawski
Writer | Possession
Born in Lvov, Ukraine; then he moved with his father Miroslaw Zulawski to Czechoslovakia and later to Poland. In the late 1950s, he studied cinema in France. In the 1960s, he was an assistant of the famous Polish film director Andrzej Wajda. His feature debut Trzecia czesc nocy (1971) was an ...
92. Brock Little
Stunts | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
In addition to his stunt work in motion pictures, Brock Little was a renowned big wave surfer, taking off on 30' waves and larger at Waimea Bay in Hawaii and Mavericks in California. He was a legendary big wave pioneer, among the first to challenge the "unridden realm" of waves over 30' tall, at a ...
93. Douglas Slocombe
Cinematographer | Raiders of the Lost Ark
London-born Douglas Slocombe has long been regarded as one of the film industry's premiere cinematographers, but he began his career as a photojournalist for Life magazine and the Paris-Match newspaper before World War II. During the war he became a newsreel cameraman, and at war's end he went to ...
95. Jon Rollason
Actor | Freelance
Jon Rollason was born on April 9, 1931 in Birmingham, England as Jon Roger Rollinson. He was an actor and writer, known for Freelance (1971), Special Project Air (1969) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Janet and Shirley. He died on February 20, 2016 in Llandudno, Wales.
Actress | La Alacrana
María Luisa Alcalá was born on March 26, 1943 in Mexico City, Mexico. She was an actress and director, known for La Alacrana (1986), Violación (1989) and El privilegio de amar (1998). She was married to Héctor Espinosa. She died on February 21, 2016 in Mexico City.
100. Tony Burton
Actor | Rocky
Tony Burton, who is famous for playing the corner man in six "Rocky" movies, was himself, in real life, a professional heavyweight boxer. Boxing in such avenues as Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Hollywood, California, the 6 feet 200 pound Burton knocked-out among others, Bob Smith and Denny Chaney....