Deaths: June 9

by bcampos862 | created - 09 Jun 2017 | updated - 5 days ago | Public

1. Rik Mayall

Actor | The Young Ones

Rik Mayall, one of the first and foremost alternative comedians in the UK, was born in a village called Matching Tye, just outside Harlow in Essex. His parents, John and Gillian were both drama teachers. His acting debut was at the age of seven when he appeared in one of his father's stage plays. ...

2. Adam West

Actor | Batman

Adam West was born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington, to parents Otto West Anderson, a farmer, and his wife Audrey V. (Speer), an opera singer. At age 10, Adam had a cache of comic books, and "Batman" made a big impression on him--the comic hero was part bat-man...

3. Alexis Smith

Actress | The Age of Innocence

Statuesque, smart Canadian-born Alexis Smith, with her blue/green eyes and a seductively husky voice, lent a touch of class to her leading ladies of the 1940s and 1950s.

After her family moved to California, Alexis grew into a precocious talent, performing ballet in public by the age of thirteen, ...

4. Allen Ludden

Self | Password

Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor, known for Password (1961), It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) and Futureworld (1976). He was married to Betty White and Margaret Frances McGloin. He died on June ...

5. Angelina Pagano

Actress | Casa de muñecas

Angelina Pagano was born on December 3, 1888 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Casa de muñecas (1943), Madame Bovary (1947) and En el viejo Buenos Aires (1942). She died on June 9, 1962 in Buenos Aires.

6. Beverly Michaels

Actress | Wicked Woman

Beverly Michaels was born on December 28, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Wicked Woman (1953), East Side, West Side (1949) and Women Without Men (1956). She was married to Russell Rouse and Voldemar Vetluguin. She died on June 9, 2007 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

7. Charles Dickens

Writer | Great Expectations

Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...

8. Crawford Gates

Composer | And Should We Die

Composer, conductor and educator. He was educated at the College of the Pacific, Columbia University, San Jose State College (BA), Brigham Young University (MA), and the University of Rochester (Ph.D.). He also studied with Ernst Toch, Howard Hanson, Bernard Rogers, and LeRoy Robertson. He ...

9. Esteban Mellino

Actor | Loco, posee la fórmula de la felicidad

Esteban Mellino was an Argentine actor, creator of "Teacher Lambetain", the intimate personage who made him famous on TV and theater. Mellino was getting out of a jam himself as the director of the "Mellino Group", an initiatory multimedia that was agglutinating radio, publishing, TV and musical ...

10. Françoise Bonnot

Editor | Missing

Françoise Bonnot was born on August 17, 1939 in Bois-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France. She was an editor and actress, known for Missing (1982), Z (1969) and The Tenant (1976). She was married to Henri Verneuil. She died on June 9, 2018 in Paris, France.

11. Grandon Rhodes

Actor | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Grandon Rhodes was born on August 7, 1904 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Grandon Neviers Augustine Rolker. He was an actor, known for Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Tripoli (1950) and All the King's Men (1949). He was married to Ruth Lee and Eveta Bryant. He died on June 9, 1987 in Encino...

12. Harold Lloyd Jr.

Actor | Frankenstein's Daughter

Harold Lloyd Jr. was born on January 25, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Harold Clayton Lloyd Jr. He is known for his work on Frankenstein's Daughter (1958), Married Too Young (1962) and World of Comedy (1962). He died on June 9, 1971 in North Hollywood, California.

13. Harry Lewis

Actor | Key Largo

Harry Lewis was born on April 1, 1920 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Key Largo (1948), Gun Crazy (1950) and Bomba on Panther Island (1949). He was married to Marilyn Lewis. He died on June 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.

14. Joe Hamilton

Producer | The Carol Burnett Show

Joe Hamilton was born on January 6, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Henry Hamilton. He was a producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Sills and Burnett at the Met (1976) and Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (1971). He was married to Lee Troggio, Carol Burnett and Gloria M....

15. John Heyman

Producer | Black Gunn

John Heyman was born on April 27, 1933 in Leipzig, Germany as John Bertjoachim Heyman. He was a producer, known for Black Gunn (1972), Privilege (1967) and London Affair (1970). He was married to Nizza Heyman, Norma Farnes and Norma Heyman. He died on June 9, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.

16. José López Rega

Actor | Escenas de la Historia de un País

José López Rega is an actor, known for Escenas de la Historia de un País (2011).

18. Karl Michael Vogler

Actor | Patton

Tall, dark-haired German leading actor, the son of a blacksmith. Vogler was educated in Innsbruck and Vienna, where he studied psychology and art history, in addition to taking acting classes on the side. He made his theatrical debut in Innsbruck in 1950, then acted in classical roles on stage in ...

19. Kenyatta Jones

Actor | Tainted Love

Kenyatta Jones was born as Kenyatta Lapoleon Jones. He was an actor, known for Tainted Love (2013), The NFL on CBS (1956) and NFL on FOX (1994). He died on June 11, 2018.

20. Kristine Ciesinski

Actress | Wozzeck

Kristine Ciesinski was born on July 5, 1952 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Kristine Frances Ciesinski. She was an actress, known for Wozzeck (1996), Poussières d'amour - Abfallprodukte der Liebe (1996) and Icky Fingers. She was married to Norman Bailey. She died on June 9, 2018 in Wyoming, ...

21. Lorraine Gordon

Self | Mama Africa

Lorraine Gordon was born on October 15, 1922 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Lorraine Stein. She was married to Max Gordon and Alfred Lion. She died on June 9, 2018 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

22. Madge Kennedy

Actress | Day Dreams

In 1906, Madge went to New York City to study at the Art Students League where she hoped to become an illustrator. This lasted until she appeared in a student musical, which led to a full time job in a traveling stock company. By 1912, Madge was a Broadway Star with the bedroom farce "Little Miss ...

23. Mayo Methot

Actress | Jimmy the Gent

Mayo Methot was born on March 3, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Jimmy the Gent (1934), Virtue (1932) and Counsellor at Law (1933). She was married to Humphrey Bogart, Percy Tredegar Morgan Jr. and John M. La Mond. She died on June 9, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

24. Michael Roof

Actor | xXx: State of the Union

Michael Roof was born on November 24, 1976 in Tampa, Florida, USA as Michael Roof Jr. He was an actor, known for xXx: State of the Union (2005), xXx (2002) and Black Hawk Down (2001). He died on June 9, 2009 in Snellville, Georgia, USA.

25. Murray Fromson

Self | The Sixties

Murray Fromson was born on September 1, 1929 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Dodi Fromson. He died on June 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Patty Regan

Actress | Get Smart

Patty Regan was born on February 14, 1930 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA as Patricia Regan. She was an actress, known for Get Smart (1965), The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) and I Spy (1965). She died on June 9, 1996 in Eau Claire.

27. Peter Coe

Actor | Vigilante Force

Peter Coe was born on November 11, 1918 in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia as Peter Knego. He was an actor, known for Vigilante Force (1976), The Mummy's Curse (1944) and Road to Bali (1952). He was married to Rosalee Calvert. He died on June 9, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Robert Donat

Actor | The 39 Steps

Robert Donat's pleasant voice and somewhat neutral English accent were carefully honed as a boy because he had a stammer and took elocution lessons starting at age 11 to overcome the impediment. It was not too surprising that freedom from such a vocal embarrassment was encouragement to act. His ...

29. Sybil Thorndike

Actress | The Prince and the Showgirl

This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all ...

30. Tessa Mallos

Actress | Kingswood Country

Tessa Mallos was born on March 31, 1944. She was an actress, known for Kingswood Country (1980), Midnite Spares (1983) and Homicide (1964). She died on June 9, 2017.

31. Walter Santa Ana

Actor | Marco, el candidato

Walter Santa Ana was born on December 25, 1932 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Marco, el candidato (1994), De la misteriosa Buenos Aires (1981) and Fuiste mía un verano (1969). He died on June 9, 2012 in Balvanera, Buenos Aires City, Argentina.

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