R.I.P.2017

by Rooney_Mara_Lover | created - 01 Jan 2017 | updated - 29 Dec 2017 | Public

1. William T. Marshall

Producer | The Naked Country

Cofounder in 1976 of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with Henk Van der Kolk and Dusty Cohl. He was also a theater producer.

2. Ben Forster

Actor | Thomas and Friends: Curious Cargo

Ben Forster was born in 1958 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Thomas and Friends: Curious Cargo (2012), Thomas & Friends: A Very Thomas Christmas (2012) and Thomas & Friends: Sticky Situations (2012). He died on January 2, 2017 in London.

4. George Kosana

Actor | Night of the Living Dead

George Kosana hails from Clairton, Pennsylvania to parents Stephen and Elizabeth. He has one older brother, also named Stephen. Though he has not married, he has living family throughout the country; three nieces, Lise (Prestine), Deborah (Kosana), and Kimberly (Bednarek). He has two great-nieces, ...

5. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

6. Francine York

Actress | The Family Man

Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...

7. Greg Bronson

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

Actor and extra Greg Bronson was born on September 2, 1954 in Tuba City, Arizona. The fifth in a family of twelve children, Bronson grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona. He attended the Navity of the Blessed Virgin grade school, Flagstaff Junior High, and Flagstaff High School. Following graduation from ...

8. Ming-Ming Hsiao

Actress | Hei jian gui jing tian

Ming-Ming Hsiao was born on December 21, 1941 in Taiwan as Ming Hsia Wu. She was an actress, known for The Darkest Sword (1970), Die wang nu jin gang (1967) and Fearless Fighters (1971). She died on January 7, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

9. Buddy Bregman

Soundtrack | Run Fatboy Run

An internationally recognized producer, director, writer, composer, conductor, arranger and musical director. Since the 1950s, Bregman has worked with many of the biggest names in the business. After high school, Bregman attended the University of California. During his sophomore year, he arranged ...

10. Tony Rosato

Actor | Night Heat

Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

11. Buddy Greco

Soundtrack | It Runs in the Family

Singer, composer songwriter, and pianist who conducted his own trio from 1944 to 1949 and thereafter performed with, and arranged for, the Benny Goodman orchestra into 1952. He sang in theatres and night clubs, and made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1957, his popular-song compositions include "...

12. William Peter Blatty

Writer | The Exorcist

William Peter Blatty was born on January 7, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Exorcist (1973), The Ninth Configuration (1980) and The Exorcist III (1990). He was married to Julie Alicia Witbrodt, Linda Blatty, Elizabeth Gilman and Mary Margaret Rigard. He died on ...

13. Meir Banai

Soundtrack | Ha-Hofesh Ha'Acharon

Meir Banai was born on July 5, 1961 in Be'er Sheva, Israel. He was married to Anat Peri-Builder. He died on January 12, 2017 in Ganot, Israel.

14. Dick Gautier

Actor | Transformers

Dick Gautier was born on October 30, 1931 in Culver City, California, USA as Dick G. Gauthier. He was an actor and writer, known for The Transformers (1984), G.I. Joe (1985) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Tess Hightower, Barbara Stuart and Beverly J. Gerber. He died on January 13, 2017 in ...

15. Horacio Guarany

Actor | El grito en la sangre

Horacio Guarany was born on May 15, 1925 in Las Garzas, Santa Fe, Argentina as Eraclio Catalín Rodríguez Cereijo. He was an actor and writer, known for El grito en la sangre (2014), Si se calla el cantor (1973) and The Return of Martin Fierro (1974). He died on January 13, 2017 in Lujan, Buenos ...

16. Håkon Liu

Director | Miss Kicki

Håkon Liu was born on November 26, 1975 in Kirkenäs, Norway. He is known for his work on Miss Kicki (2009), Nights in Love (2005) and Boys on Film 2: In Too Deep (2009). He died on January 14, 2017 in Sweden.

17. Jimmy Snuka

Actor | ECW Hardcore TV

Jimmy Snuka is a classic example of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) (formerly known as World Wrestling Federation (WWF)) bad guy who became a baby-face (a good guy) without trying. Originally a "heel", he came into the WWE under the guidance of heel manager Capt. Lou Albano. After receiving...

18. Eugene Cernan

Writer | The Last Man on the Moon

Cernan was born on March 14, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of a Czech-American mother, Rose (Cihlar), and a Slovak-American father, Andrew Cernan. He graduated from Proviso Township High School in Maywood, Illinois. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue...

19. William Margold

Actor | Carnal's Cuties

William Margold was born on October 2, 1943 in Washington, D.C. Margold was the son of Nathan Margold, who was a Harvard Law School graduate who served as the Solicitor General of the Department of Interior under President Harry S. Truman. William attended Alexander Hamilton High School in West Los...

20. Roberta Peters

Actress | City Hall

Roberta Peters was born on May 4, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Roberta Peterman. She was an actress, known for City Hall (1996), The Voice of Firestone (1962) and Die Zauberflöte (1964). She was married to Bertram Fields and Robert Merrill. She died on January 18, 2017 in Rye, New ...

21. Miguel Ferrer

Actor | Traffic

Miguel Ferrer was born on February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Miguel José Ferrer. He was an actor, known for Traffic (2000), Crossing Jordan (2001) and Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993). He was married to Lori Weintraub and Leilani Sarelle. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, ...

23. Bimba Bosé

Actress | Julieta

Bimba Bosé was born on October 1, 1975 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eleonora Salvatore González. She was married to Diego Postigo. She died on January 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

24. Gorden Kaye

Actor | 'Allo 'Allo!

Gorden Kaye was born on April 7, 1941 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England as Gordon Irving Kaye. He was an actor, known for 'Allo 'Allo (1982), Brazil (1985) and Born and Bred (1978). He died on January 23, 2017 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire.

25. Kevin Geer

Actor | The Pelican Brief

Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...

26. Mary Tyler Moore

Actress | Ordinary People

Mary Tyler Moore was born on December 29, 1936, in Flatbush, Brooklyn, to Marjorie (Hackett) and George Tyler Moore, a clerk. Her maternal grandparents were English immigrants, and her father was of English, Irish, and German descent. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her ...

27. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

28. Stephen Joyce

Actor | Matinee Theatre

Stephen Joyce is an American actor of theater, television and film. He was born March 7, 1931 in New York City, to Stephen James Joyce and Ruth Rita Reilly. The family moved to Brooklyn, and he attended parochial schools, Xavier High, a Jesuit Military school and Fordham University where he majored...

29. Barbara Hale

Actress | Perry Mason

Barbara was born on 18 April 1922, as one of two children. As a young girl, Ms. Hale intended to major in art and drawing; she began her professional career as a model for a comic strip called "Ramblin' Bill", during the time she was working her way through The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. She ...

30. Mike Connors

Actor | Mannix

He once jokingly described himself as 'a frustrated song-and-dance man' who wound up typecast as a TV crime fighter. Tall, handsome Armenian-American Mike Connors had a minor career in the movies before becoming a star on the small screen as the impeccably dressed macho sleuth Joe Mannix. Towards ...

31. Frank Tidy

Cinematographer | Chain Reaction

Frank Tidy was born on May 17, 1932 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Chain Reaction (1996), Under Siege (1992) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992). He was married to Maureen Catherine Corcoran. He died on January 27, 2017 in Kent, England.

32. Robert Ellis Miller

Director | The Buttercup Chain

Robert Ellis Miller was born on July 18, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Buttercup Chain (1970), Alcoa Premiere (1961) and Breaking Point (1963). He was married to Pola Miller. He died on January 27, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

33. Emmanuelle Riva

Actress | Amour

An only child, Emmanuelle was born Paulette Germaine Riva in Cheniménil, but eventually grew up in Remiremont. Her mother, Jeanne Fernande Nourdin, was a seamstress. Her father, René Alfred "Alfredo" Riva, was a sign writer. Her paternal grandfather was Italian. She dreamed of becoming an actress ...

34. Eléonore Hirt

Actress | Un amour de sorcière

Eléonore Hirt was born on December 19, 1919 in Basel, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for Un amour de sorcière (1997), Comédie (1966) and La caméra explore le temps (1957). She was married to André Rouyer and Michel Piccoli. She died on January 27, 2017 in Paris, France.

35. Richard Portman

Sound_department | Star Wars

Portman entered the film industry in 1957, as a trainee at Columbia Pictures. In 1959 he joined the Samuel Goldwyn Studio as a junior engineer, rising to the position of Assistant Supervising Sound Recording Engineer. In 1970 he joined Robert Altman at the Lion's Gate facility, serving as Sound ...

36. Andre H. Arruda

Actor | Warehouse 13

Andre "the Anti-Giant" Arruda was born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, on March 11, 1983, and moved to Toronto in 2001 to attend Humber College's School of Comedy writing and Performance program. He was slightly more than 3 feet tall. Born with syndrome, a genetic disease associated with dwarfism ...

37. David Shepard

Actor | Lone Survivor

David Shepard was born in 1940 in New York City, New York, USA. He died on January 31, 2017 in Medford, Oregon, USA.

38. Frank Pellegrino

Actor | Goodfellas

Frank Pellegrino was born on May 19, 1944 in East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Frank Joseph Pellegrino. He was an actor and producer, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Cop Land (1997). He was married to Josephine Nicita. He died on January 31, 2017 in Memorial ...

39. Lars-Erik Berenett

Actor | Hassel/Förgörarna

Lars-Erik Berenett was born on December 23, 1942 in Skellefteå, Västerbottens län, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Hassel: There Is No Mercy! (2000), Roland Hassel (2012) and Tre kärlekar (1989). He was married to Maria Kulle and Evabritt Strandberg. He died on February 1, 2017 ...

40. Rob Stewart

Director | Sharkwater

Rob Stewart is an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist and filmmaker. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Stewart began photographing underwater when he was 13. By the age of 18 he became a scuba instructor and then moved on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, ...

41. John Gay

Writer | Separate Tables

John Gay was born on April 1, 1924 in Whittier, California, USA as John Thomas Gay. He is known for his work on Separate Tables (1958), Around the World in 80 Days (1989) and Lux Video Theatre (1950). He was married to Barbara (Bobbie) Elizabeth Meyer. He died on February 4, 2017 in Santa Monica, ...

42. Björn Granath

Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...

43. Irwin Corey

Actor | The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority," was born on July 29, 1914, in Brooklyn, New York. He and his five siblings were wards of the Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum, and during the Great Depression, he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corp. Possessing brawn as well as brains, ...

44. Alec McCowen

Actor | Never Say Never Again

Alec McCowen was born Alexander Duncan McCowan on May 26, 1925 in Tunbridge Wells, England. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his professional debut in 1942. He established his reputation in classical stage roles, appearing in the ensemble of Laurence Olivier's famed ...

45. Richard Hatch

Actor | Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled ...

46. Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, or TP-T as she had become widely recognised by the nation, first rose to fame in the Nineties when she was a budding writer and fashion enthusiast eager to share her views with the world by entering into a newly-found London lifestyle - a big change from her quintessentially ...

47. Breck Wilson

Actor | Clueless

Breck Wilson was born in Carthage, Missouri and attended college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In 1990 he headed west on Route 66 out of Carthage and landed on the Santa Monica Pier. When confronted by the Pacific Ocean, he decided to back track briefly 22 miles to Hollywood. After...

48. Chavo Guerrero Sr.

Actor | WWE Velocity

Chavo Guerrero Sr. was born on January 7, 1949 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Salvador Guerrero Llanes. He is known for his work on WWE Velocity (2002), Streets of Rage (1994) and The One and Only (1978). He was married to Nancy Vasquez. He died on February 11, 2017 in El Paso.

49. Jirô Taniguchi

Writer | Everesuto: Kamigami no itadaki

Jirô Taniguchi was born on August 12, 1947 in Tottori, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Everest: The Summit of the Gods (2016), The Summit of the Gods and Quartier lointain (2010). He died on February 11, 2017.

50. Al Jarreau

Music_department | Moonlighting

Al Jarreau was born on March 12, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Alwyn Lopez Jarreau. He is known for his work on Moonlighting (1985), Dick Tracy (1990) and Out of Africa (1985). He was married to Susan Player and Phyllis Hall. He died on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

51. Barbara Carroll

Actress | Hollywood Ending

Songwriter, pianist and composer, educated at the New England Conservatory. She made a USA tour with an instrumental trio, and was a pianist in night clubs and in the Broadway musical "Me and Juliet." She made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1956, her popular-song compositions include "Barbara's ...

52. Krystyna Sienkiewicz

Actress | Zwariowana noc

Krystyna Sienkiewicz was born on February 14, 1935 in Ostrów Mazowiecka, Mazowieckie, Poland as Krystyna Waleria Sienkiewicz. She was an actress, known for Zwariowana noc (1967), Lekarstwo na milosc (1966) and Motodrama (1971). She was married to Andrzej Przylubski and Wlodzimierz Rylski. She died ...

54. Seijun Suzuki

Director | Tsigoineruwaizen

Seijun Suzuki was born in Nihonbashi, Tôkyô, on May 24, 1923. In 1943, he entered the army to fight at the front. In 1946, he enrolled in the film department of the Kamakura Academy and passed the assistant director's exam. For the next few years, he worked as an assistant director at several ...

55. Gerald Hirschfeld

Cinematographer | Young Frankenstein

Gerald Hirschfeld was born on April 25, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Young Frankenstein (1974), Coma (1978) and Mr. Smith (1983). He was married to Julia Tucker. He died on February 13, 2017 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.

56. George 'The Animal' Steele

Actor | Ed Wood

George 'The Animal' Steele ( his professional wrestling name) was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William James Myers. He was a wrestling superstar in the WWF. He had a public image of a wild type of creature that chewed on the turn buckles and sported a green tongue. In the 1990s he became an ...

57. Nicole Bass

Actress | Private Parts

Nicole Bass was born on August 10, 1964 in Middle Village, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Private Parts (1997), WWE SmackDown Live (1999) and WWE Raw (1993). She was married to Robert Fuchs. She died on February 17, 2017 in the USA.

58. Warren Frost

Actor | Twin Peaks

Born and raised in upstate Vermont, Warren Frost left home at age 17 to enlist in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his service, he worked mainly in theater. He has a doctorate in theater arts from the University of Minnesota and a published playwright with four plays to his credit and has ...

59. Richard Schickel

Producer | The Big Red One

Richard Schickel was born on February 10, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Richard Warren Schickel. He was a writer and director, known for The Big Red One (1980), Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente (1987) and The World of Willa Cather (1977). He was married to Carol Rubenstein and ...

60. Witold Adamek

Cinematographer | Krótki film o milosci

Son of production manager Stefan Adamek.

61. Trevor Habberstad

Stunts | Iron Man Three

Trevor Habberstad was born on May 15, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Iron Man 3 (2013), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Doctor Strange (2016). He died on February 19, 2017 in Santa Clarita, California.

62. Danuta Szaflarska

Actress | Pora umierac

Danuta Szaflarska was born on February 6, 1915 in Kosarzyska, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Zofia Danuta Szaflarska. She was an actress, known for Time to Die (2007), Diably, diably (1991) and Pozegnanie z Maria (1993). She was married to Jan Ekier and Janusz Kilanski. She died on February 19, 2017 ...

63. Leah Adler

Self | BNow!

Leah Adler was born on January 12, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Leah Frances Posner. She was married to Bernard Adler and Arnold Spielberg. She died on February 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

64. Frank Delaney

Writer | Telling the Pictures

Frank Delaney was born on October 24, 1942 in Thomastown, Tipperary, Ireland as Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney. He was a writer and actor, known for Telling the Pictures, Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002) and Frank Delaney (1982). He was married to Diane Meier, Salley Vickers, Susan Collier and ...

65. Nikos Koundouros

Director | Mikres Afrodites

He studied painting and sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts from which he graduated in 1948.

Because of his left-wing political beliefs, he was exiled in Makronisos Island after the end of World War II

He started his career, as a director, at the age of 28, on 1954, with the film "Maghiki ...

66. Aleksey Petrenko

Actor | 12

Aleksey Petrenko was born on March 26, 1938 in Chemer, Chernigov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Alexei Vassilyevich Petrenko. He was an actor, known for 12 (2007), How Czar Peter the Great Married Off His Moor (1976) and Piry Valtasara, ili noch so Stalinym (1989). He was married to Azima ...

67. Alan Colmes

Self | Every 40 Years

Alan Colmes was born on September 24, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Samuel Colmes. He was married to Jocelyn Crowley. He died on February 23, 2017 in Manhattan, New York.

68. Gustaw Lutkiewicz

Actor | Kuchnia polska

Gustaw Lutkiewicz was born on June 29, 1924 in Kaunas, Lithuania. He was an actor, known for Kuchnia polska (1993), Lava (1989) and Chleb (1953). He was married to Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz. He died on February 24, 2017 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

69. 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.

70. 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 ...

71. 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-Men: First Class (2011), 47 Ronin (2013) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). He died on February 25, 2017 in London, England.

72. Joseph Wapner

Actor | Sliders

Joseph Wapner was born on November 15, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Albert Wapner. He was an actor, known for Sliders (1995), The People's Court (1981) and The People Next Door (1989). He was married to Mildred (Mickey) Nebenzahl. He died on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles.

73. Jerzy Stawicki

Cinematographer | Profesor Zazul

Jerzy Stawicki was born on May 30, 1927 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on Profesor Zazul (1962), Wielki Szu (1983) and The Friend (1965). He died on March 1, 2017 in Warsaw.

74. Miriam Colon

Actress | Scarface

Miriam Colon was born on August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico as Miriam Colon Valle. She was an actress, known for Scarface (1983), Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) and Sabrina (1995). She was married to Fred Valle and George Paul Edgar. She died on March 3, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.

75. Tommy Page

Soundtrack | Dick Tracy

Tommy Page was born on May 24, 1970 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA as Thomas Alden Page. He was married to Charlie. He died on March 4, 2017 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

76. Frances Hargreaves

Actress | Number 96

Frances Hargreaves was born in South African in 1955. In London (UK), she studied acting. In 1973 she came to Sydney (Australia). Her first acting role was in the ABC series "Behind The Legend". In 1974 she secured the role of Marilyn MacDonald in Number 96.

She character was a pivotal character in ...

77. Robert Osborne

Actor | One Step Beyond

Robert Osborne was the host on Turner Classic Movies from its inception in 1994, in large part due to his deep and abiding love and knowledge of film. Osborne got his start working for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The ever-perspicacious Ball suggested that Osborne combine his interest in classic ...

78. John Forgeham

Actor | Mean Machine

John Forgeham was born on May 14, 1941 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England as John Henry George Forgham. He was an actor, known for Mean Machine (2001), The Italian Job (1969) and Kiss of the Dragon (2001). He was married to Arlene Garciano, Fiesta Mei Ling and Georgina Hale. He died on March...

79. Tony Haygarth

Actor | Chicken Run

Instantly recognisable, often bearded Liverpudlian character actor who has been regularly featured on stage and screen in period productions, police dramas, sitcoms and soaps during a career spanning five decades. Extremely prolific and versatile, he has taken on just about any type of role, ...

80. Robert James Waller

Writer | The Bridges of Madison County

Lived in a 100-year-old stone farmhouse in the Texas Hill Country. It has a pond in the backyard and a log-cabin guest house.

81. Jack H. Harris

Producer | The Blob

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jack H. Harris first entered show business by way of vaudeville, singing and dancing with Cliff Edwards' (aka "Ukeleke Ike") Kiddie Revue at age six. Working his way up from an early job as a theater usher, Harris went into publicity and learned distribution, ...

82. Li-Li Chen

Actress | Qiu shi shuang xiong

Li-Li Chen was born on October 10, 1951 in Taipei, Taiwan. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Qiu shi shuang xiong (1974), Taibei liu shi liu (1977) and Hu wa er (1974). She died on March 14, 2017 in Taipei.

83. Lawrence Montaigne

Actor | The Great Escape

"Every actor should have a Great Escape" wrote Lawrence Montaigne in his autobiography "A Vulcan Odyssey". He referred, of course, to the famous 1960's P.O.W. classic in which he played a small role. His character, Canadian prisoner Haynes, gets killed at the end of the film. Nonetheless, this was ...

84. Derek Walcott

Self | Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot

Derek Walcott was born on January 23, 1930 in Castries, Saint Lucia as Derek Alton Walcott. He was a writer, known for Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot, United States of Poetry (1995) and Arena (1975). He was married to Sigrid Nama, Norline Metivier, Margaret Ruth Maillard and Fay ...

85. Ion Arretxe

Art_department | Carne trémula

Ion Arretxe was born in August 1964 in Rentería, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Juan Ramón Arreche Gutiérrez. He was an art director and production designer, known for Live Flesh (1997), Acción mutante (1993) and Nobody's Life (2002). He died on March 17, 2017 in Donostia-San Sebastián, ...

86. 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.

87. 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...

88. Jimmy Breslin

Writer | Forsaking All Others

Jimmy Breslin was born on October 17, 1928 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as James Earle Breslin. He was an actor and writer, known for Forsaking All Others, Summer of Sam (1999) and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971). He was married to Ronnie Eldridge and Rosemary ...

89. Chuck Barris

Soundtrack | X: First Class

Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Hirsch Barris. He was a producer, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), The Gong Show (1976) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016). He was married to Mary Clagett Kane, Robin Altman and Lynne ...

90. Li Hua Li

Actress | Yang Zi Jiang feng yun

She was born in Shanghai, China, to Beijing opera performing parents. Thanks to a long and popular movie career and youthful looks, she is nicknamed 'The Evergreen Tree' of Chinese cinema. She began acting in movies in 1940 and acted in over 120 movies before she retired in 1973. her breakthrough ...

92. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

93. Lembit Ulfsak

Actor | Mandariinid

Lembit Ulfsak was born on August 4, 1947 in Koeru, Estonian SSR, USSR as Lembit Yukhanovitch Ulfsak. He was an actor and director, known for Tangerines (2013), Legenda o Tile (1977) and Doktor Stockmann (1989). He was married to Epp. He died on March 22, 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.

94. Lola Albright

Actress | Peter Gunn

Lola Jean Albright was born on July 20, 1924 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of John Paul Albright and Marion Harvey, both of whom were gospel singers. She worked as a model before moving to Hollywood in the mid-1940s, studied piano for 20 years and worked as a receptionist at radio station WAKR in ...

95. Diana Ingro

Actress | Amo y señor

Platinum blonde with villainess-type features. She received positive criticism for her rol in the movie Con el sudor de tu frente, but never regained leading roles in films (except for the unscreened Goleta austral, where she played a Marilyn Monroe type).

96. Jean Rouverol

Actress | It's a Gift

Jean Rouverol was born on July 8, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for It's a Gift (1934), Bar 20 Rides Again (1935) and Guiding Light (1952). She was married to Hugo Butler. She died on March 24, 2017 in Wingdale, New York, USA.

97. Darlene Cates

Actress | What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Cates' acting career ignited after she appeared on an episode of Sally Jessy Raphael (1983), titled "Too Heavy to Leave Their House". Shortly after, author and screenwriter Peter Hedges proposed to her that she play Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio's morbidly obese and housebound mother in What's ...

99. Noreen Fraser

Self | The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Noreen Fraser was born on December 6, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Noreen Friend. She was an executive. She was married to Woody Fraser. She died on March 27, 2017 in Brentwood, California, USA.

100. Christine Kaufmann

Actress | Taras Bulba

Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She was an actress, known for Taras Bulba (1962), Town Without Pity (1961) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1959). She was married to Klaus Zey, Reno Eckstein, Achim Lenz and Tony Curtis. She died...



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