celebs who died in 2013(RIP)

by thomaslevesque1992 | created - 01 Dec 2013 | updated - 01 Jan 2014 | Public

1. Patti Page

Soundtrack | Die Hard 2

Patti Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in Oklahoma in 1927. She began her professional singing career at KTUL, a Tulsa radio station. Since the program was sponsored by Page Milk, she adopted the moniker Patti Page, and it stuck. Patti toured the US in the late 1940s with Jimmy Joy, and notably sang ...

2. David R. Ellis

Assistant_director | The Matrix Reloaded

Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and continues to reside in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body ...

3. Huell Howser

Actor | Winnie the Pooh

Huell Howser was born on October 18, 1945 in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA as Huell Burnley Howser. He was a writer and producer, known for Winnie the Pooh (2011), California's Gold (1991) and Weeds (2005). He died on January 7, 2013 in Palm Springs, California, USA.

4. Conrad Bain

Actor | Maude

Usually sized up as an erudite gent, advice-spouting father or uptight, pompous neighbor, the acting talents of Conrad Bain were best utilized on stage and on TV. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, on February 4, 1923, Conrad Stafford Bain was a twin son (the other was named Bonar) born to Stafford ...

5. Robert F. Chew

Actor | The Wire

Robert F. Chew was born on December 28, 1960 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Robert Francell Chew. He was an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Jamesy Boy (2014). He died on January 17, 2013 in Baltimore.

6. Michael Winner

Director | Death Wish

Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold ...

7. Lloyd Phillips

Producer | The Edge

Lloyd Phillips was born on December 14, 1949 in South Africa as Lloyd B. Phillips. He was a producer and production manager, known for The Edge (1997), Man of Steel (2013) and Vertical Limit (2000). He was married to Beau St. Clair. He died on January 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Patty Andrews

Actress | Buck Privates

She was born in Mound, Minnesota on 16 February 1918, the daughter of Peter Andreos (changed to 'Andrews' upon arriving in the US) and Olga Sollie. Her real name was Patricia Marie (Patty nickname). Her father was a Greek Catholic immigrant and her mother a Lutheran from Norway who ran the pure ...

9. Ed Koch

Actor | The First Wives Club

Ed Koch was born on December 12, 1924 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Edward Irving Koch. He was an actor, known for The First Wives Club (1996), We Own the Night (2007) and The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984). He died on February 1, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City.

10. Stuart Freeborn

Make_up_department | Star Wars

Stuart Freeborn was born on September 5, 1914 in Leytonstone, London, England as Stuart W. Freeborn. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Superman (1978). He was married to Kay Freeborn. He died on February 5, ...

11. Chris Brinker

Producer | The Boondock Saints

Chris Brinker was born on December 17, 1970 in the USA. He was a producer and director, known for The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and Bad Country (2014). He died on February 8, 2013 in Marina del Rey, California, USA.

12. John Kerr

Actor | Tea and Sympathy

His father Geoffrey Kerr (b. 25 Jan 1895, London; d. 1971) and mother June Walker (b. 14 June 1904, New York City; d. 1966) were successful Broadway and, occasionally, film actors. He went into theatre as soon as he graduated from Harvard. He had an important role in the stage play "Bernadine" in ...

13. Mark Balelo

Self | Storage Wars

Mark Balelo was born on January 31, 1973 in Machico, Madeira Island, Portugal. He died on February 11, 2013 in Simi Valley, California, USA.

14. Mindy McCready

Soundtrack | Switchback

Mindy McCready was born on November 30, 1975 in Fort Meyers, Florida, USA as Malinda Gayle McCready. She died on February 17, 2013 in Heber Springs, Arkansas, USA.

15. Richard Briers

Actor | Peter Pan

Richard Briers was born on January 14, 1934 in Merton, Surrey, England as Richard David Briers. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (2003), Watership Down (1978) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). He was married to Ann Davies. He died on February 17, 2013 in London, England.

16. Lou Myers

Actor | The Wedding Planner

Lou Myers was born on September 26, 1935 in Cabin Creek, West Virginia, USA as Lewis Eddy Myers. He was an actor, known for The Wedding Planner (2001), Volcano (1997) and Tin Cup (1996). He died on February 19, 2013 in Charleston, West Virginia.

17. Dale Robertson

Actor | Son of Sinbad

Dale Robertson, the actor who made his name in television Westerns in the 1950s and '60s, was born on July 14, 1923, in Harrah, Oklahoma. After serving in a tank crew and in the combat engineers in North Africa and Europe during World War II, the twice-wounded Robertson started his acting career ...

18. Bonnie Franklin

Actress | One Day at a Time

Bonnie Franklin, of the freckled, fair-skinned, hazel-eyed, rosy-cheeked, carrot-haired variety, could light up a room with her buoyant, folksy personality, but she could be quite serious in a take-charge manner when it came to purposeful acting work. It took Norman Lear and a highly popular TV ...

19. Henry Bromell

Producer | Homeland

Henry Bromell was born on September 19, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Alfred Henry Bromell. He was a producer and writer, known for Homeland (2011), I'll Fly Away (1991) and Homicide: Life on the Street (1993). He was married to Sarah, Caroline Thompson and Trish Soodik. He died on March 18, 2013 ...

20. Richard Griffiths

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal ...

21. Jane Henson

Actress | Run, Run

Jane Henson was born on June 16, 1934 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jane Anne Nebel. She is known for her work on Run, Run (1965), Sam and Friends (1955) and Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #2 (1965). She was married to Jim Henson. She died on April 2, 2013 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA.

22. Roger Ebert

Actor | Siskel & Ebert & the Movies

Roger Joseph Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and ...

23. Margaret Thatcher

SDI Star Wars

Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...

24. Annette Funicello

Actress | Muscle Beach Party

Annette Joanne Funicello achieved teenage popularity starting in October 1955 after she debuted as a Mouseketeer. Born on October 22, 1942 in Utica, New York, the family had moved to California when she was still young. Walt Disney himself saw her performing the lead role in "Swan Lake" at her ...

25. Richard Brooker

Actor | Friday the 13th Part III

Discovered by a casting magazine "Dramalogue" for the role of mindless killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part III (1982), Richard Brooker also gained the role of Oghris in "Deathstalker" (1983). It was the only acting experience of Brooker, who later start creating completely a different ...

26. Michael Ross

Writer | Three's Company

Michael Ross was born on August 4, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Isidore Rovinsky. He was a writer and producer, known for Three's Company (1976), All in the Family (1971) and The Jeffersons (1975). He was married to Irene Saslaw. He died on May 26, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

27. Jonathan Winters

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Jonathan Harshman Winters III was born on November 11, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio. His father, Jonathan Harshman Winters II, was a banker who became an alcoholic after being crushed in the Great Depression. His parents divorced in 1932. Jonathan and his mother then moved to Springfield to live with his ...

28. Pat Summerall

Self | The Replacements

Pat Summerall was born on May 10, 1930 in Lake City, Florida, USA as George Allen Summerall. He was an actor, known for The Replacements (2000), Black Sunday (1977) and The Simpsons (1989). He was married to Cherilyn Burns and Katharine Elliott Jacobs. He died on April 16, 2013 in Dallas, Texas, ...

29. Richard LeParmentier

Actor | Star Wars

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) was Richard LeParmentier's third film after moving to Britain from the United States in 1974. Richard has appeared in over fifty films and TV shows. He used to reside in Bath, UK, and worked as a screenwriter. He also developed a comedy-drama series for the...

30. George Jones

Soundtrack | Tin Cup

George Jones was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas, USA as George Glenn Jones. He was married to Nancy Sepulveda, Tammy Wynette, Shirley Ann Corley and Dorothy Bonvillion. He died on April 26, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

31. Chris Kelly

Writer | Saracen

Chris Kelly was born on April 24, 1940 in Cuddington, Cheshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Saracen (1989), El C.I.D. (1990) and Minder (1979).

32. Ray Harryhausen

Visual_effects | Clash of the Titans

When it comes to motion picture special effects, there is only one name that personifies movie magic--Ray Harryhausen. From his debut films with George Pal to his final film, Harryhausen imbued magic and visual strength to motion picture special effects as no other technician has, before or since.

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33. Jeanne Cooper

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Jeanne Cooper was born on October 25, 1928 in Taft, California, USA as Wilma Jeanne Cooper. She was an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Ben Casey (1961) and Dead Air (2009). She was married to Harry Bernsen. She died on May 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

34. Steve Forrest

Actor | The Longest Day

A ruggedly handsome action man of the 1960s and '70s, Steve Forrest was born William Forrest Andrews in Huntsville, Texas, the youngest of thirteen children of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. His brother was actor Dana Andrews. Forrest began his screen career as a ...

35. Jean Stapleton

Actress | All in the Family

Jean Stapleton was born Jeanne Murray in Manhattan, New York City, to Marie A. (Stapleton), an opera singer, and Joseph Edward Murray, a billboard advertising salesman. Her paternal grandparents were Irish. She was a cousin of actress Betty Jane Watson. Other relatives in show business were her ...

36. James Gandolfini

Actor | The Sopranos

James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival ...

37. Gary David Goldberg

Writer | Family Ties

Gary David Goldberg was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 25, 1944. After a prolonged and checkered collegiate career, which began at Brandeis University in 1962 and ended at San Diego State University in 1975 (with many other schools in between), he moved to Hollywood to try to make it as a ...

38. Richard Matheson

Writer | Jaws 3-D

Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, Richard Burton Matheson first became a published author while still a child, when his stories and poems ran in the "Brooklyn Eagle". A lifelong reader of fantasy tales, he made his professional writing bow in 1950 when his short story "Born of Man and ...

39. Cory Monteith

Actor | Glee

Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Cory Allan Michael Monteith. He was an actor, known for playing the singing jock Finn on the American TV show Glee (2009) and films such as Monte Carlo (2011), and Final Destination 3 (2006). He died on July 13, 2013 in Vancouver...

40. Vince Flynn

Writer | American Assassin

After graduating from college, Vince Flynn went to work for Kraft General Foods, where he was an account and sales marketing specialist. Although he enjoyed his job, something was missing. Flynn wanted a challenge, and in 1990 he left Kraft to accept an aviation candidate slot with the United ...

41. Jiah Khan

Actress | Ghajini

Jiah Khan was born on February 20, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA as Nafisa Khan. She is known for her work on Ghajini (2008), Nishabd (2007) and Housefull (2010). She died on June 3, 2013 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

42. Dennis Farina

Actor | Get Shorty

Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan ...

43. Eileen Brennan

Actress | Clue

A supremely gifted, versatile player who could reach dramatic depths, as exemplified in her weary-eyed, good-hearted waitress in The Last Picture Show (1971), or comedy heights, as in her sadistic drill captain in Private Benjamin (1980), Eileen Brennan managed to transition from lovely Broadway ...

44. Margaret Pellegrini

Self | I Married a Munchkin

Margaret Pellegrini was born on September 23, 1923 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA as Margaret Williams. She was an actress, known for I Married a Munchkin (1994), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Biography (1987). She was married to Willie Pellegrini. She died on August 7, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona, ...

46. Karen Black

Actress | Five Easy Pieces

Karen Black was born Karen Blanche Ziegler in Park Ridge, Illinois, to Elsie Mary (Reif), who wrote children's books, and Norman Arthur Ziegler, an engineer and businessman. She was of Norwegian (from her paternal grandmother), German, and Bohemian (Czech) descent. Karen entered Northwestern ...

47. Eydie Gormé

Actress | Ocean's Eleven

Eydie Gorme was born in New York on August 16, 1928 to Sephardic Jewish parents. Her father, Nessim Garmezano, was a tailor, from Sicily, who changed his last name when he arrived in the United States. Gorme began singing straight out of high school, with various big bands. But her big break came ...

48. Gia Allemand

Actress | Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report

Gia Allemand was born on December 20, 1983 in Howard Beach, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Gia Marie Allemand. She was an actress, known for Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report (2011), Ghost Trek: Goomba Body Snatchers Mortuary Lockdown (2013) and The Bachelor (2002). She died on August 14, 2013...

49. Lisa Robin Kelly

Actress | That '70s Show

She first made her acting debut, at age 21, in a 1992 episode of Married with Children (1986), and went on to guest-star in many popular television shows, such as Murphy Brown (1988), The X-Files (1993), Sisters (1991) and Silk Stalkings (1991) and appeared in many obscure, straight-to-video/TV ...

50. August Schellenberg

Actor | Black Robe

August Schellenberg was born on July 25, 1936 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as August Werner Schellenberg. He was an actor, known for Black Robe (1991), The New World (2005) and Free Willy (1993). He was married to Joan Karasevich. He died on August 15, 2013 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

51. Lee Thompson Young

Actor | Friday Night Lights

Lee Thompson Young was born as the son of Velma Love and Tommy Scott Young. When he was in second grade his parents split up and he went to live with his mother. At age ten, he portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King in a play called "A Night of Stars and Dreams". That's when Lee decided he wanted to be ...

52. Elmore Leonard

Writer | Out of Sight

Elmore Leonard was born on October 11, 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Elmore John Leonard Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Out of Sight (1998), Justified (2010) and Get Shorty (1995). He was married to Christine Kent, Joan Shepard and Beverly Claire Cline. He died on August 20, ...

53. Julie Harris

Actress | The Haunting

One of the finest classical and contemporary leading ladies ever to grace the 20th century American stage, five-time Tony Award winner Julie Harris was rather remote and reserved on camera, finding her true glow in front of the theatre lights. The freckled, red-haired actress not only was nominated...

54. Murray Gershenz

Actor | I Love You, Man

Murray Gershenz was born on May 12, 1922 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Morris Gershenzwit. He was an actor, known for I Love You, Man (2009), The Hangover (2009) and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013). He was married to Bobette Cohen. He died on August 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, ...

55. David Frost

Producer | The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella

David Frost was born on April 7, 1939 in Tenterden, Kent, England as David Paradine Frost. He was a producer and writer, known for The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976), Rogue Trader (1999) and Retreat (2011). He was married to Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard and Lynne Frederick. He ...

56. Tommy Morrison

Actor | Rocky V

He's a heavyweight professional boxer from Jay, Oklahoma, who made national news Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996, when he announced that he is HIV positive. He was suspended from worldwide boxing when he tested positive prior to a boxing match against Arthur Weathers in Las Vegas. He said he plans to ...

57. Cal Worthington

Actor | The Fall Guy

Cal Worthington was a famous Southern California car dealer whose TV commercials blanketed the Los Angeles area, usually at night, and were almost impossible to avoid. He had two main new-car dealerships--Worthington Ford in Long Beach and Worthington Dodge in Bellflower--but his commercials were ...

58. Richard C. Sarafian

Director | The Next Man

Richard C. Sarafian was born on April 28, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Caspar Sarafian. He was a director and actor, known for The Next Man (1976), Blue Streak (1999) and Bound (1996). He was married to Helen Joan Altman. He died on September 18, 2013 in Santa Monica, California,...

59. Ken Norton

Actor | Mandingo

Ken Norton was born on August 9, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois, USA as Kenneth Howard Norton. He was an actor, known for Mandingo (1975), Dirty Work (1998) and Cover Up (1984). He was married to Rose Conant, Jacqueline Halton and Jeannette Henderson. He died on September 18, 2013 in Henderson, ...

60. Tom Clancy

Writer | The Hunt for Red October

Tom Clancy became one of the best-selling writers of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries, starting with the publication of his 1984 thriller, The Hunt for Red October (1990). Born in Baltimore to a U.S. Post Office employee and his wife on April 12, 1947, Clancy graduated from Loyola Blakefield,...

61. Kumar Pallana

Actor | The Terminal

Kumar Pallana was born on December 23, 1918 in Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India as Kumar Vallabhdas Pallana. He was an actor, known for The Terminal (2004), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) and Bottle Rocket (1996). He was married to Ranjana Jethwa. He died on October 10, 2013 ...

62. Ed Lauter

Actor | Not Another Teen Movie

Edward Matthew Lauter II was born on October 30, 1938 in Long Beach, New York. In a film career that extended for over four decades, Lauter starred in a plethora of film and television productions since making his big screen debut in the western Dirty Little Billy (1972). He portrayed an eclectic ...

63. Hal Needham

Director | Smokey and the Bandit

As the highest paid stuntman in the world, Hal Needham broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.

He wrote ...

64. Marcia Wallace

Actress | The Simpsons

Some might have easily doled out the phrase "laughing on the outside, crying on the inside" to describe funny lady Marcia Wallace and her many uphill battles, in both life and career, over the past three-and-a-half decades, but the carrot-cropped comedienne, with the ever-toothy smile, remains ...

65. Lou Reed

Soundtrack | V for Vendetta

He formed the group The Velvet Underground with Welsh multi-instrumentalist John Cale, second guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Maureen Tucker in New York in 1965. The group soon became a part of Andy Warhol's Factory scene, which housed a great number of the most freaked and experimental ...

66. Paul Walker

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. He grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody, and sisters, Ashlie and Amie. Their parents, Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor, and Cheryl (Crabtree) Walker, a model, separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William ...

67. Sheila Allen

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Sheila Allen was born on February 2, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheila Marie Mathews. She was an actress and producer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Poseidon (2006). She was married to Irwin Allen. She died on November 15, 2013 in Malibu, ...

68. Marc Breaux

The Sound of Music

Marc Breaux was born on November 3, 1924 in Carenco, Louisiana, USA as Marc Charles Breaux. He is known for his work on The Sound of Music (1965), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and Mary Poppins (1964). He was married to Dee Dee Wood. He died on November 19, 2013 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.

69. Diane Disney

Writer | Walt Before Mickey

Diane Disney was born on December 18, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Diane Marie Disney. She was married to Ron Miller. She died on November 19, 2013 in Napa, California.

70. Syd Field

Writer | Men in Crisis

Syd Field was born on December 19, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA as Sydney Alvin Field. He was a writer and producer, known for Men in Crisis (1964), Screenplay Series with Syd Field (2007) and When a Man Loves a Woman (1994). He was married to Aviva. He died on November 17, 2013 in Beverly ...

72. Irene Kane

Actress | Killer's Kiss

Irene Kane was born on January 12, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Killer's Kiss (1955), All That Jazz (1979) and Love of Life (1951). She was married to Michael Chase. She died on October 31, 2013 in New York City.

73. Jane Kean

Actress | Love, American Style

Lovely, vivacious, honey-blonde entertainer Jane Kean enjoyed a lengthy career spanning over six decades encompassing vaudeville, radio, Broadway, nightclubs, Las Vegas showrooms, TV variety and the occasional film. Born April 10, 1923, in Hartford, Connecticut, Jane's parents split up while she ...

74. Mickey Knox

Actor | I Walk Alone

Mickey Knox was born on December 24, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Abraham Knox. He is known for his work on I Walk Alone (1947), The Godfather: Part III (1990) and Cemetery Man (1994). He died on November 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

75. Georges Lautner

Director | Les tontons flingueurs

Georges Lautner was born on January 24, 1926 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France. He was a director and writer, known for Monsieur Gangster (1963), La maison assassinée (1988) and The Professional (1981). He was married to Caroline Lautner. He died on November 22, 2013 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

76. Jay Leggett

Writer | Without a Paddle

Jay Leggett was born on August 9, 1963 in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, USA as Jay Michael Leggett. He was an actor and producer, known for Without a Paddle (2004), Employee of the Month (2004) and Live Nude Girls (2014). He died on November 23, 2013 in Tomahawk.

77. Paul Mantee

Actor | Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Born in San Francisco, Paul Mantee started "pretending" when he was very young, playing at being people like Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney. He toiled anonymously in the Hollywood vineyards for several years; it was this initial lack of success that worked in his favor when "an unfamiliar face" was ...

78. Shirley Mitchell

Actress | The War of the Roses

A prolific radio and TV actress, Ms. Mitchell was a regular on such classic radio series as "Fibber McGee and Molly" and "The Great Gildersleeve," and on television, "Pete & Gladys" (Janet Colton), "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" (Marge Thornton), and "Bachelor Father" (Kitty Deveraux). She also ...

79. Tony Musante

Actor | The Incident

Handsome, rugged, and talented Italian-American actor Tony Musante was born on June 30, 1936 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to an accountant father and a school teacher mother. He attended both Northwestern University and Oberlin College. Tony worked as a school teacher prior to beginning his acting ...

80. Marvin Paige

Casting_director | Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Marvin Paige was born on January 26, 1927. He is known for his work on Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Take the Money and Run (1969) and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972). He died on November 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

81. Ed Pincus

Director | Black Natchez

Ed Pincus was born on July 6, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Edward Ralph Pincus. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Black Natchez (1967), The Axe in the Attic (2007) and Life and Other Anxieties (1978). He was married to Jane Kates Pincus and Jane. He died on November 5, 2013 in ...

82. Al Ruscio

Actor | Showgirls

Al Ruscio was born on June 2, 1924 in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Showgirls (1995), The Phantom (1996) and The Godfather: Part III (1990). He was married to Kate Williamson. He died on November 12, 2013 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

83. John Tavener

Soundtrack | Children of Men

John Tavener was born on January 28, 1944 in Wembley, London, England as John Kenneth Tavener. He was married to Maryanna Schaefer and Victoria Maragopoulou. He died on November 12, 2013 in Child Okeford, Dorset, England.

84. Peter Wintonick

Editor | Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Peter Wintonick was born in 1953 in Trenton, Ontario, Canada. He was an editor and producer, known for Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992), Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002) and Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000). He ...

85. Christopher Evan Welch

Actor | Lincoln

Christopher Evan Welch was born on September 28, 1965 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Lincoln (2012), The Master (2012) and Silicon Valley (2014). He was married to Emma Roberts. He died on December 2, 2013 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

86. Nelson Mandela

Actor | Malcolm X

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013) was the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was known for his lifelong struggle against apartheid (enforced racial separation), which was instituted in South Africa in 1948. The ANC was soon declared a terrorist ...

87. Peter O'Toole

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a ...

88. Eleanor Parker

Actress | The Sound of Music

Eleanor Jean Parker was born on June 26, 1922, in Cedarville, Ohio, the last of three children born to a mathematics teacher and his wife. Eleanor caught the acting bug early and began performing in school plays. She was was so serious about becoming a thespian that she attended the Rice Summer ...

89. Audrey Totter

Actress | The Unsuspected

One is certainly hard-pressed to think of another true "bad girl" representative so closely identifiable with film noir than hard-looking blonde actress Audrey Totter. While she remained a "B"-tier actress for most her career, she was an "A" quality actress and one of filmdom's most intriguing ...

90. Don Mitchell

Actor | Ironside

Born March 17, 1943 in Houston, Texas, USA, Don left home to go to college at UCLA-Fine Arts to become an actor. Producer Collier Young spotted him and cast him in the TV series,Ironside (1967) as Mark Sanger. He enjoys music and also likes to go deep sea fishing and horse back riding. Don did not ...

91. Louis Waldon

Actor | Mission Kill

Louis Waldon was born on December 16, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA as Louis Willard Waldon. He is known for his work on Mission Kill (1986), Cleopatra (1970) and Punk Vacation (1990). He died on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

92. Tom Laughlin

Actor | Billy Jack

Tom Laughlin was born on August 10, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Thomas Robert Laughlin. He was an actor and director, known for Billy Jack (1971), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974) and The Born Losers (1967). He was married to Delores Taylor. He died on December 12, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, ...

93. Joan Fontaine

Actress | Rebecca

Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, in what was known as the International Settlement. Her father was a British patent attorney with a lucrative practice in Japan, but due to Joan and older sister Olivia de Havilland's recurring ailments the family moved to ...

94. Ned Vizzini

Writer | It's Kind of a Funny Story

Ned Vizzini was born on April 4, 1981 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Edison Price Vizzini. He is known for his work on It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), Last Resort (2012) and Teen Wolf (2011). He was married to Sabra Embury. He died on December 19, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York City.

95. Daniel Escobar

Actor | The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Daniel Escobar was born on April 9, 1964 in California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003), The Mexican (2001) and Blow (2001). He died on December 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

96. Jeff Pollack

Writer | Above the Rim

With Benny Medina formed the management and production company Medina/Pollack Entertainment, which later became Handprint Entertainment. Their clients included Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and Tyra Banks.

97. James Avery

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), James Avery is a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. ...



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