Gone, but never forgotten......2019

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1. Bob Einstein

Writer | Super Dave

Bob Einstein was born on November 20, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Stewart Robert Einstein. He was a writer and actor, known for Super Dave (1987), Bizarre (1980) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). He was married to Roberta Marie Smith and Cathy Maureen Kilpatrick. He died on January 2, ...

2. Daryl Dragon

Composer | Payback

Daryl Dragon was born on August 27, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Daryl Frank Dragon. He was a composer and actor, known for Payback (1991), Go for It (1976) and Sandstone (1975). He was married to Toni Tennille. He died on January 2, 2019 in Prescott, Arizona, USA.

3. Mary Kay Stearns

Actress | Kraft Television Theatre

Mary Kay Stearns was born on October 27, 1925 in Glendale, California, USA as Mary Katherine Jones. She was an actress, known for Kraft Theatre (1947), Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950) and Mary Kay and Johnny (1947). She was married to John Stearns. She died on November 17, 2018 in Newport Beach, ...

4. Carol Channing

Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in...

5. James Ingram

Soundtrack | Junior

As a sophomore at the University of Akron, he left town to come to Los Angeles with his band, Revelation Funk. The band broke up shortly after arriving in L.A. Shortly afterward, Ingram started working with Ray Charles as a piano player.

After Quincy Jones heard James Ingram's voice on "Just Once," ...

6. Kristoff St. John

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Kristoff made his television debut at age 8 in the sit-com series "That's My Mama". Now, 39 years later, he is one of the stars on CBS's "Young and The Restless", the number one rated drama for the past 25 years on daytime television, playing the popular character of Neil Winters. Is it just a ...

7. Albert Finney

Actor | Erin Brockovich

The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...

8. Karl Lagerfeld

Actor | La doublure

Karl Lagerfeld was born on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany as Karl Otto Lagerfeldt. He was a costume designer and actor, known for The Valet (2006), High Heels (1991) and The Return (2013). He died on February 19, 2019 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

9. Peter Tork

Actor | The Monkees

Performed as a folk musician in Greenwich Village and Los Angeles before being selected for the Monkees TV show. Made 58 TV episodes 6 albums, a TV special, and a movie before leaving the Monkees in 1969 Released a solo single in 1982. Rejoined the Monkees for tours and an from 1986 to 1989. ...

10. Beverley Owen

Actress | Bullet for a Badman

Beverley Owen was born Beverley Ogg in Ottumwa, Iowa, on Thursday, May 13th, 1937. In high school and college, she was always doing television, theatre, and radio programs. She then moved to New York to pursue an acting career after graduating from the University of Michigan. She was fired many a ...

11. André Previn

Music_department | My Fair Lady

German-American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor André George Previn (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin, in Berlin) was for eight decades a hugely influential and prolific figure in jazz, as well as classical and film music. Being Jewish, Previn's family was forced to leave Hitler's Germany in ...

12. Nathaniel Taylor

Actor | Sanford and Son

Nathaniel Taylor was born on March 31, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Black Girl (1972) and What's Happening!! (1976). He was married to Loretta Taylor. He died on February 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Katherine Helmond

Actress | Soap

Katherine Marie Helmond was born on July 5, 1929, in Galveston, Texas. After her parents divorced, she was raised by her mother, Thelma (nee Malone) Helmond, and her maternal grandmother, both of Irish Catholic descent. She attended Catholic school, and appeared in numerous school plays and ...

14. Luke Perry

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Luke Perry was an American actor, primarily remembered as a teen idol throughout the 1990s and the early 2000s. Perry was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1966. Mansfield was known at the time as a center for the home appliances and stove manufacturing industries. The city's largest employer used to be ...

15. Tamara 'Gingir' Curry

Actress | Mars Attacks!

Tamara 'Gingir' Curry was born on January 1, 1974 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Tamara Latrice Curry. She was an actress, known for Mars Attacks! (1996), The Deviants (2004) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She was married to Cecilio Gill. She died on March 3, 2019 in Cataula, Georgia, ...

16. Jan-Michael Vincent

Actor | Bite the Bullet

Virile, handsome and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s who showed early potential at super-stardom, Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in The Tribe (1970), White Line Fever (1975) and Baby Blue Marine (1976) ...

17. Nipsey Hussle

Soundtrack | Grand Theft Auto V

Nipsey Hussle is an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Emerging from the West Coast hip hop scene in the mid-2000s, Hussle initially became known for his numerous mix-tapes, including his Bullets Ain't Got No Name series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw. ...

18. Nancy Gates

Actress | World Without End

Nancy Gates was born February 1, 1926 in Dallas, Texas. She entered show business, at an early age, when she was signed to a contract with RKO Studios when she was 15. Her first production with that studio was in 1942's Hitler's Children (1943). Nancy was also in two more films that year, those ...

19. Susan Harrison

Actress | Sweet Smell of Success

Susan Harrison was born on August 26, 1938 in Leesburg, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for Sweet Smell of Success (1957), Key Witness (1960) and The Light That Failed (1961). She was married to Cassius Marcus Conger and Joël Colin. She died on March 5, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Georgia Engel

Actress | Everybody Loves Raymond

Georgia Engel was born on July 28, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Georgia Bright Engel. She was an actress, known for Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and Open Season (2006). She died on April 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

21. Ken Kercheval

Actor | Dallas

Ken Kercheval was born on July 15, 1935 in Wolcottville, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Marine Kercheval. He was an actor and director, known for Dallas (1978), Network (1976) and The Secret Storm (1954). He was married to Cheryl Paris, Ava Ruth Fox and Judith Peters Launt. He died on April 21, 2019 in ...

22. Larry Flash Jenkins

Actor | Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Larry Flash Jenkins was born on May 10, 1955 in Long Island, New York, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Fletch (1985) and Body Double (1984). He was married to Jean, Michelle and Harriet Michele Lark. He died on April 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, California,...

23. Jessie Lawrence Ferguson

Actor | Darkman

Jessie Lawrence Ferguson was born on June 8, 1942 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Darkman (1990), Boyz n the Hood (1991) and Prince of Darkness (1987). He died on April 26, 2019 in Palmdale, California, USA.

24. John Singleton

Writer | Boyz n the Hood

Son of Danny Singleton, a mortgage broker, and Sheila Ward, a pharmaceutical company sales executive, and raised in separate households by his unmarried parents, John Singleton attended the Film Writing Program at USC, after graduating from high school in 1986. While studying there, he won three ...

25. Norma Miller

Actress | Malcolm X

Norma Miller was born on December 2, 1919 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Malcolm X (1992), Sparkle (1976) and Sanford and Son (1972). She died on May 5, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.

26. Barbara Perry

Actress | Trancers

Barbara Perry was born on June 22, 1921 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Barbara Mae Perry. She was an actress, known for Trancers (1984), The Back-up Plan (2010) and Mr. Woodcock (2007). She was married to Art Babbitt and Bennett Warren James. She died on May 5, 2019 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

27. Peter Mayhew

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...

28. Kip Niven

Actor | Magnum Force

Kip Niven was raised in Prairie Village, Kansas (a suburb of Kansas City in affluent Johnson County), and graduated in 1963 from Shawnee Mission East High School. After spending a year at Baylor University, he changed his mind and entered the theater program at The University of Kansas, where he ...

29. Peggy Lipton

Actress | Twin Peaks

She was a groovy and sexy icon of the late hippie era. To millions of TV viewers she became familiar as the reformed juvenile delinquent, turned undercover cop, Julie Barnes. With her expressive brown eyes and trademark long blonde hair, sylphlike Peggy Lipton was one third of a streetwise urban ...

30. Doris Day

Soundtrack | Pillow Talk

One of America's most prolific actresses was born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alma Sophia (Welz), a housewife, and William Joseph Kappelhoff, a music teacher and choir master. Her grandparents were all German immigrants. She had two brothers, Richard, who ...

31. Tim Conway

Actor | 30 Rock

Funny man Tim Conway was born on December 15th, 1933 in Willoughby, Ohio, to Sophia (Murgoiu) and Daniel Conway, a pony groomer. He was a fraternity man at Bowling Green State University, served in the army, and started his career working for a radio station.

Conway got into comedy when he started ...

32. Melvin Edmonds

Actor | Soul Food

Melvin Edmonds was born in 1953. He was an actor, known for Soul Food (1997), Milestone: I Care 'Bout You (1997) and 18th Annual Trumpet Awards (2010). He died on May 18, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

33. Carmine Caridi

Actor | The Godfather: Part II

Carmine Caridi was born on January 23, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Godfather: Part III (1990) and The Money Pit (1986). He died on May 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Ray Girardin

Actor | Hollywood Man

Ray Girardin was born on January 23, 1935 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA as Raymond George Girardin. He was an actor and writer, known for Hollywood Man (1976), Skag (1980) and Mork & Mindy (1978). He died on February 28, 2019 in Amherst, Massachusetts.

35. Leah Chase

Actress | NCIS: New Orleans

Known as the "Queen of Creole Cuisine," Leyah "Leah" Lange Chase has fed Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Duke Ellington, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and countless others as Executive Chef of Dooky Chase's Restaurant - one of the best-known ...

36. Bushwick Bill

Self | Hip-Hop Evolution

Bushwick Bill was born on December 8, 1966 in Kingston, Jamaica as Richard Stephen Shaw. He died on June 9, 2019 in Colorado, USA.

37. Gloria Vanderbilt

Actress | Playhouse 90

Great-great-granddaughter of "The Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of her family's fortune. Her maternal aunt, Lady Thelma Furness, was a mistress of King Edward VIII of Great Britain. Gloria is a close cousin of the British Dukes of Marlborough.



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