Deaths: March 18

by bcampos862 | created - 19 Mar 2017 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

1. 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 ...

2. Allen Jaffe

Actor | Papillon

Allen Jaffe was born on April 9, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Papillon (1973), Circle of Fear (1972) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He was married to Jeri K. Decker. He died on March 18, 1989 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. Amalia Britos

Actress | El vampiro negro

Amalia Britos was born on November 14, 1917 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for El vampiro negro (1953), Graciela (1956) and Trompada 45 (1953). She died on March 18, 2016 in Buenos Aires.

4. Anthony Minghella

Writer | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Anthony Minghella was the son of immigrants from Italy, who own an ice-cream factory on the Isle of Wight, where Anthony was born on January 6, 1954. He and his two siblings, Edana Minghella and Dominic Minghella, grew up there, a popular British holiday spot. After graduating from the University of...

5. Arnold Diamond

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Arnold Diamond was born on April 18, 1915 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Italian Job (1969) and The Saint (1962). He died on March 18, 1992 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

6. Barbara Bates

Actress | All About Eve

The lovely Barbara Bates, a demure but very troubled young spirit, began her career at age 19. Groomed in obscure starlet bits, it wasn't until Warner Bros. signed her up in 1947 and perpetuated an appealing girl-next-door image that things started happening for her.

She was born Barbara Jane Bates,...

7. Bernie Wrightson

Special_effects | Reign of Fire

A comic book stylist noted for his horror illustrations, Wrightson helped revamp the horror comic in the 1970s. He combined a modern sensibility with a distinctive drafting ability rare to the then-moribund industry, bridging the gap between the previous decade's giddy optimism and the explosion of...

8. Cherylene Lee

Actress | Donovan's Reef

Adorable child actress Cherylene Lee is known for Bachelor Father (1962), Donovan's Reef (1963), Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock (1962), The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (1972), and M*A*S*H (1979). Later she became a writer and playwright. Among her plays were 'The Legacy Codes,' about the Wen Ho Lee...

9. Chuck Berry

Soundtrack | Men in Black

Chuck Berry was born on October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Charles Edward Anderson Berry. He was married to Themetta "Toddy" Suggs. He died on March 18, 2017 in Wentzville, St. Charles County, Missouri.

10. Denis Forest

Actor | The Mask

An accomplished actor, painter/sculptor and writer, Denis Forest attended Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto, Canada. He was an associate artist with the Necessary Angel Theatre Company from 1982-1987, where he collaborated on a number of award-winning plays under the direction of Richard Rose ("...

11. Erik Howell

Actor | The Dark

Erik began his life in the South, moving with his mother to New York City where he became an actor at the age of three or so. Acting was the only paying work he ever did. As a boy, he tagged along with his mother, Karen, to the Copacabana nightclub where she mingled with the mighty and he ...

12. Fanny Navarro

Actress | Mujeres que bailan

Fanny Navarro was born in 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Fanny Julia Navarro. She was an actress, known for Mujeres que bailan (1949), Dishonor (1952) and Argentine Symphony (1942). She died on March 18, 1971 in Buenos Aires.

13. Fess Parker

Actor | The Great Locomotive Chase

A former college athlete at the University of Texas, Fess studied drama in the early fifties and debuted in Springfield Rifle (1952). He made only a handful of movies until he was signed by Walt Disney to star in the "Davy Crockett" series. When Walt was looking for an actor to play the part of ...

14. Javier Pérez

Director | El marginal

Javier Pérez was born in 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a director, known for El marginal (2016), Atracción x4 (2008) and Consentidos (2009). He died on March 18, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

15. Joe Lala

Actor | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Joe Lala was born on November 3, 1947 in Tampa, Florida, USA as Joseph Anthony Lala. He was an actor, known for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978), Out for Justice (1991) and Seinfeld (1989). He was married to Ginny McSwain. He died on March 18, 2014 in Tampa.

16. Joe Santos

Actor | The Rockford Files

Brooklyn-born actor of Italian descent, Joe Santos started out a football jock at Fordham University and turned semi-pro before finding a new avenue in acting. Success was long in coming, and he paid his dues for years in a number of blue-collar jobs including railroad worker, tree trimmer, cabbie ...

17. John Phillips

Soundtrack | Cocktail

John Phillips was born on August 30, 1935 in Parris Island, South Carolina, USA as John Edmund Andrew Phillips. He was married to Farnaz Arasteh, Geneviève Waïte, Michelle Phillips and Suzy Phillips-January. He died on March 18, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Jorge Arvizu

Writer | El asesino del metro

Jorge Arvizu was born on July 23, 1932 in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico as Jorge Isaac Arvizu Martínez. He was an actor and producer, known for El asesino del metro (1991), Zapata (1970) and Cuestión de honor (1993). He died on March 18, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico.

19. Michael Attwell

Actor | Joseph

Michael Attwell was born on January 16, 1943 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England as Michael John Attwell. He was an actor, known for Joseph (1995), Scarlet and Black (1993) and Oliver Twist (1985). He died on March 18, 2006 in London, England.

20. Narda Onyx

Actress | Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter

Born in 1934, Narda became friends with Robert I. McCarthy when she was an eleven-year-old laundress for McCarthy's anti-aircraft battalion in Bonn. In 1944 Narda was a child actress in Estonia. To escape the Russians, she, her grandparents, her mother and 2-year-old brother took to the sea bound ...

21. Natasha Richardson

Actress | Asylum

Natasha Jane Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, England, to director and producer Tony Richardson and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson, the niece of actors Corin Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, and the granddaughter of actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel ...

23. Niní Marshall

Actress | Madame Sans-Gêne

Niní Marshall was born on June 1, 1903 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Marina Esther Traverso. She was an actress and writer, known for Madame Sans-Gêne (1945), Cándida (1939) and Los celos de Cándida (1940). She was married to Carmelo Santiago, Edelemann, Felipe...

24. Osvaldo Canónico

Actor | Ritmo, amor y juventud

Osvaldo Canónico is an actor, known for Ritmo, amor y juventud (1966), Los Campanelli (1969) and Ritmo nuevo y vieja ola (1965).

25. Peggy Wood

Actress | The Sound of Music

Above all else, singer/actress Peggy Wood has endeared herself to both TV and film audiences with one single role in each medium. She made warm, lasting impressions as the benevolent, strong-willed Scandinanvian matriarch Marta Hansen in the series drama Mama (1949), and as the knowing Mother ...

26. Richard Marner

Actor | The Sum of All Fears

A Russian-born stage and screen actor who usually plays a military man in lots of spy thrillers and war films, Alexander Molchanoff was born in Petrograd in 1921. He was the eldest son of Colonel Paul Molchanoff, of the Semionovsky regiment. In 1924 his family left Russia via Finland and Germany ...

27. Robin Harris

Actor | House Party

Best remembered for his raunchy humor, Robin Harris became famous in supporting roles in movies such as Do The Right Thing as Sweet Dick Willie and House Party. He has left a legacy that fans and actors will truly miss due to his career which was cut by a massive heart attack at the age of 36. ...

28. Tony Russel

Actor | La leggenda di Fra Diavolo

One of several American actors who migrated to Europe in the early 60s when their careers here weren't panning out, Antonio Pietro Russo was born in 1925 in Wisconsin of Italian immigrants. Brought up with a strong religious foundation, he developed an interest in acting at a relatively young age ...

29. Trisha Brown

Actress | Linoleum

Trisha Brown was born on November 25, 1936 in Aberdeen, Washington, USA as Patricia Ann Brown. She is known for her work on Linoleum (1966), Water Motor (1978) and Making Dances: Seven Post-Modern Choreographers (1980). She was married to Burt Barr. She died on March 18, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas,...

30. Vilma Bánky

Actress | The Eagle

Vilma Bánky appeared in Hungarian, Austrian and French movies between 1920 and 1925, the year in which Samuel Goldwyn signed her, in Budapest, to a Hollywood contract. In Hollywood she was billed as the "The Hungarian Rhapsody". In the mid and late 1920s she was Goldwyn's biggest money maker, ...

31. Warren Christopher

Self | Iran and the West

Warren Christopher was born on October 27, 1925 in Scranton, North Dakota, USA as Warren Minor Christopher. He was married to Marie Josephine Wyllis and Joan Southgate Workman. He died on March 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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