Deaths: June 24

by bcampos862 | created - 24 Jun 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Jackie Gleason

Actor | The Hustler

Comedian, actor, composer and conductor, educated in New York public schools. He was a master of ceremonies in amateur shows, a carnival barker, daredevil driver and a disc jockey., and later a comedian in night clubs. By the mid-1950s he had turned to writing original music and recording a series ...

2. Adolfo García Grau

Actor | El gordo catástrofe

Adolfo García Grau was born on July 9, 1928 in Mataderos, Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina. He was an actor, known for El gordo catástrofe (1977), Dos gotas de agua (1964) and Mujeres perdidas (1964). He died on June 24, 1993 in Buenos Aires City.

3. Alfredo Le Pera

Soundtrack | True Lies

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, son of Italian emigrants established in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Alfredo Le Pera is one of the greatest lyricists of Tango. Some of his biggest lyrics songs are: "Volver", "El dia que me quieras", "Sus ojos se cerraron", "Por una cabeza", "Lejana tierra mia", "Cuesta ...

4. Bernie Worrell

Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die

Bernie Worrell was born on April 19, 1944 in Long Beach, New Jersey, USA as George Bernard Worrell Jr. He was married to Judie. He died on June 24, 2016 in Everson, Washington, USA.

5. Brian Keith

Actor | The Parent Trap

Son of character actor Robert Keith and stage actress Helena Shipman. He grew up on the road with his parents while they toured in plays. First appeared at age 3 in film Pied Piper Malone (1924) with his father. Began acting in radio programs and on stage before World War II. Joined the Marines and ...

6. Carlos Gardel

Soundtrack | True Lies

Known as El Zorzal Criollo, the songbird of Buenos Aires, Carlos Gardel is a legendary figure in Uruguay and Argentina. He was born on December 11st, 1890, in Toulouse (France). His place of birth have been claimed by the Uruguayans and Argentinians, however, his Birth Certificate and his Will ...

7. Cristiano Araújo

Self | TV Xuxa

Cristiano Araújo was born on January 24, 1986 in Goiás, Goiás, Brazil as Cristiano Melo Araújo. He died on June 24, 2015 in Goiânia, Goiás.

8. David Tomlinson

Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks

David Tomlinson is best known for his role as George Banks in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins (1964). As a youth he spent a short spell in the guards where he survived the trauma of a plane crash. He began his film career in the pre-war British film Quiet Wedding (1941) and followed that with Leslie ...

9. Dorothy Lee

Actress | Cockeyed Cavaliers

After finishing high school, Dorothy Lee went to vaudeville, sang with Fred Waring and His Pennsylvaninans and made her film debut in Syncopation (1929). In Rio Rita (1929) she was teamed with Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey and appeared in almost all of their movies, like Margaret Dumont in The ...

10. Eli Wallach

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole,...

11. Ethel Rojo

Actress | Esa pícara pelirroja

Ethel Rojo was born on December 23, 1937 in Santiago del Estero, Argentina as Ethel Inés Rojo Castro. She was an actress, known for Esa pícara pelirroja (1963), Así es mi México (1963) and Frutilla (1980). She was married to Gerardo González. She died on June 24, 2012 in Buenos...

12. Fernando Olmedo

Actor | Los extraterrestres

Fernando Olmedo was born on December 3, 1959. He was an actor, known for Los extraterrestres (1983), Los fierecillos indomables (1982) and Funny Dirty Little War (1983). He died on June 24, 2000 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

13. Guillermo Desiderio Barbieri

Actor | Canchero

Guillermo Barbieri (September 25, 1894 - June 24, 1935) was an Argentine composer, singer, and guitarist. He accompanied many famous artists of his time. In 1935, while on tour with Carlos Gardel, Alfredo Le Pera, and Ángel Domingo Riverol, he and his band-mates boarded a plane. Soon after takeoff,...

14. Ibrahim Moussa

Producer | Gabriela, Cravo e Canela

Ibrahim Moussa was born on September 30, 1946 in Egypt. He was a producer and actor, known for Gabriela (1983), Intervista (1987) and Unizhennye i oskorblennye (1991). He was married to Nastassja Kinski. He died on June 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. James Grout

Actor | Mother Love

James Grout was born on October 22, 1927 in Edmonton, London, England as James David Grout. He was an actor, known for Mother Love (1989), Inspector Morse (1987) and Born and Bred (1978). He was married to Noreen J. Fowler. He died on June 24, 2012 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England.

16. Loren Janes

Stunts | Masters of the Universe

One of the key figures in the development of modern cinematic stunt design, improved safety procedures and co-founder of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures & Televsion, Loren Janes ranks alongside Dar Robinson, Hal Needham and Yakima Canutt for his contributions to movie stunt work.

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17. Lucile Watson

Actress | Watch on the Rhine

Unsmiling character player Lucile Watson was one of Hollywood's most indomitable mothers of the 1930s and 1940s...and you can take that both ways. The archetypal matriarch who enhanced scores of plush, soapy, Victorian-styled drama, her prickly pears could be insufferable indeed and heaven help ...

18. Marjorie Cameron

Actress | Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome

Red haired, blue eyed Marjorie Cameron was born April 23, 1922, in Belle Plain, Iowa, and grew up in Wisconsin. Her parents were Hill Lislie Cameroun and Carrie V. (Ridenour) Cameroun. She was in the Navy in WWII, and served in Washington as an aide to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as a ...

19. Paul Winchell

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the ...

20. Polly Williams

Actress | Upstairs, Downstairs

Polly Williams was born in Sussex, England on 5th January 1950. She was the third child of the actor and dramatist Hugh Williams from his second marriage to the Australian-born actress and dramatist Margaret Vyner. She was educated at Cobham Hall in Kent and at finishing school in Madrid, Spain. ...

21. Rodrigo

Soundtrack | El resultado del amor

Rodrigo was born on May 24, 1973 in Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina as Rodrigo Alejandro Bueno. He was an actor, known for El resultado del amor (2007), Cleopatra (2003) and Televisión registrada (1999). He died on June 24, 2000 in Hudson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

22. Rufino Tamayo

Self | Tamayo

Rufino Tamayo was born on August 26, 1899 in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico as Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo. He was married to Olga Flores Rivas. He died on June 24, 1991 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

23. Tito Lusiardo

Actor | Entre el barro

Tito Lusiardo was born on September 13, 1896 in O Ferrol, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain as César Lusiardo. He was an actor, known for Gold in Clay (1939), Jettatore (1938) and Dancing (1933). He was married to Delia Codebó. He died on June 24, 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

24. Tommy Godfrey

Actor | Passport to Pimlico

Tommy Godfrey was born on June 20, 1916 in Lambeth, South London, England. He was an actor, known for Passport to Pimlico (1949), The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975) and Love Thy Neighbour (1972). He died on June 24, 1984 in London, England.

25. Valentine Dyall

Actor | The Haunting

He could have been described as the "British Vincent Price". This distinguished actor was probably best known for his voice work. His low, resonant and mellifluous tones were employed to chill and excite for at least half a century. His most famous radio role was as "The Man In Black", back in the ...

26. Vladimir Garin

Actor | Vozvrashchenie

Vladimir Garin was born on January 25, 1987 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Vladimir Vladimirovich Garin. He was an actor, known for The Return (2003). He died on June 24, 2003 in St. Petersburg, Russia.



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