Deaths: February 25

by bcampos862 | created - 26 Feb 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Bill Paxton

Actor | Aliens

Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...

2. Carmen Montejo

Actress | Mujeres sin mañana

Carmen Montejo was born on May 26, 1925 in Pinar del Río, Cuba as María Teresa Sánchez González. She was an actress, known for Mujeres sin mañana (1951), Los cachorros (1973) and La infame (1954). She was married to Manuel González Ortega. She died on February 25, 2013 in Mexico, Distrito ...

3. Darren McGavin

Actor | A Christmas Story

A remarkably seasoned actor of stage, screen and television, Darren McGavin has notched in excess of 200 performances; however, he is most fondly remembered by cult TV fans as heroic newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak in the classic but short-lived horror TV series Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974). ...

4. Dennis Radesky

Transportation_department | Vanilla Sky

Dennis Radesky was born on July 20, 1948 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Vanilla Sky (2001), Men in Black (1997) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991). He died on February 25, 2009 in West Islip, Long Island, New York.

5. Eddie Constantine

Actor | Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution

Iconic American-born singer and actor in international films since the 1950s. Born in L.A. to Russian immigrant parents, Constantine studied voice in Vienna. He returned to the US, where his singing career wavered and he found work as a film extra. Constantine first achieved fame in Paris, where he...

6. Erland Josephson

Actor | Offret

Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater.

Although he ...

7. Haing S. Ngor

Actor | The Killing Fields

Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He ...

8. Harve Bennett

Producer | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Harve Bennett was born on August 17, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Harve Bennett Fischman. He was a producer and writer, known for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). He was married to Jani and Carole Patricia ...

9. James Coco

Actor | Murder by Death

Born in New York City of humble means, character player James Coco was the son of Feliche, an Italian shoemaker, and Ida (Detestes) Coco. Shining shoes as a youngster with his father, his interest in acting occurred early on as a child. At age 17 he toured with a children's theatre troupe for three...

10. Jim Lange

Self | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Jim Lange was born on August 15, 1932 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as James John Lange. He was an actor, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Shoot the Moon (1982) and Bewitched (1964). He was married to Nancy Fleming and Fay Marie Madigan. He died on February 25, 2014 in Mill Valley, ...

11. Kenneth Spencer

Actor | Unser Haus in Kamerun

Kenneth Spencer was born on April 25, 1913 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Unser Haus in Kamerun (1961), Armchair Theatre (1956) and Cabin in the Sky (1943). He died on February 25, 1964 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Kenneth Lee Spencer

12. Malisa Zini

Actress | Los muchachos de antes no usaban gomina

Malisa Zini was born on March 5, 1921 in Argentina as María Luisa Zambrini. She was an actress, known for Los muchachos de antes no usaban gomina (1937), Arroz con leche (1950) and My Country's Wings (1939). She died on February 26, 1985 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

13. Maurice André

Actor | Georg Friedrich Händels Auferstehung

Maurice André was born on May 21, 1933 in Alès, Gard, France. He was an actor, known for Georg Friedrich Händels Auferstehung (1980), Die Drehscheibe (1964) and Discorama (1957). He was married to Liliane. He died on February 25, 2012 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.

14. Neil Fingleton

Actor | X: First Class

Neil Fingleton was born on February 18, 1980 in Durham, England. He is known for his work on X: First Class (2011), 47 Ronin (2013) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). He died on February 25, 2017 in London, England.

15. Norberto 'Pappo' Napolitano

Actor | Carola Casini

Norberto 'Pappo' Napolitano was born on March 10, 1950 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Norberto Napolitano. He was an actor, known for Carola Casini (1997), Los deseos del camino (King Ale) (2001) and Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers (2004). He died on February 25, 2005 in Lujan, Buenos Aires.

16. Paco de Lucía

Soundtrack | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Paco de Lucía was born on December 21, 1947 in Algeciras, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Francisco Sánchez Gómez. He was married to Casilda Varela. He died on February 25, 2014 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

17. Patricia Haines

Actress | The Avengers

Patricia Haines was born on February 3, 1932 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Patricia Ann Haines. She was an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), The Last Shot You Hear (1969) and The Adventures of Don Quick (1970). She was married to Bernard Kay and Michael Caine. She died on February 25, ...

18. Red Holloway

Music_department | Can't Be Heaven

Red Holloway was born on May 31, 1927 in Helena, Arkansas, USA as James Wesley Holloway. He is known for his work on Can't Be Heaven (1999), Blues for Central Avenue (1986) and Martino Unstrung (2008). He died on February 25, 2012 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

19. Robert Foulk

The Maltese Falcon

Robert Foulk was born on May 5, 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Maltese Falcon (1941), Bonanza (1959) and Rebel Without a Cause (1955). He was married to Barbara Slater. He died on February 25, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Scott Lew

Writer | Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas

Scott Lew was born on September 24, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006), Aberration (1997) and Let's Go to Prison (2006). He died on February 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Tennessee Williams

Writer | A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams met long-term partner Frank Merlo in the summer of 1948 (Merlo died of lung cancer in the fall of 1963). Though separated briefly in 1961 and again in 1962, the two were partners for 15 years. Merlo acted as his personal manager/secretary.

Williams spent much of his most prolific ...

22. 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....

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