Deaths: July 18

by bcampos862 | created - 18 Jul 2017 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

1. Rebecca Schaeffer

Actress | Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

Rebecca began modeling at the age of 16, going off to New York on her own to begin her career. Four months later, she found herself in Japan, modeling. Eventually, she landed a co-starring role on My Sister Sam (1986), for which she is now best known. In 1989 she also became a spokesperson for ...

2. Alex Rocco

Actor | The Godfather

Tough and volatile-looking Italianate character actor Alex Rocco was born in Boston and spent time training with such notable teachers as Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Corey to curb his thick Boston accent. In Hollywood from 1963, he worked as a bartender during the lean years and began his TV career in ...

3. Andre Rosey Brown

Actor | Throw Momma from the Train

Andre Rosey Brown was born on February 7, 1956 in Rockford, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Tango & Cash (1989) and Kingpin (1996). He was married to Debra Lynn Loomis. He died on July 18, 2006 in Northridge, California, USA.

4. Barbara Pepper

Actress | Foreign Correspondent

Barbara Pepper's signature roles were as worldly "dames" during the Hollywood's 1930s and 1940s Golden Era, fitting snugly alongside other flashy broads of that period such as Iris Adrian, Joan Blondell and Veda Ann Borg. Barbara patented her own unique, hard-boiled style, however, and should have ...

5. Bobby Fuller

Soundtrack | Boys Don't Cry

Bobby Fuller was born on October 27, 1942 in Baytown, Texas, USA. He died on July 18, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

6. Buddy Baer

Actor | Quo Vadis

Buddy was the younger brother of world heavyweight champion Max Baer. In films, he played giants in Quo Vadis (1951) and Jack and the Beanstalk (1952). When television westerns were in vogue in the '50s and '60s, he often played the heavy to super-sized heroes James Arness, Clint Walker and Chuck ...

7. David Fresco

Actor | Mousehunt

David Fresco was born on December 5, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Mousehunt (1997), Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994) and Diggstown (1992). He died on July 18, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Edson Stroll

Actor | Snow White and the Three Stooges

Edson Stroll was born on January 6, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Edson Roy Stroll. He was an actor, known for Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961), The Twilight Zone (1959) and McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force (1965). He died on July 18, 2011 in Marina del Rey, California, USA.

9. Emilio Alfaro

Actor | Hay unos tipos abajo

Emilio Alfaro was born on January 20, 1933 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Emilio Villariño Alfaro. He was an actor and director, known for There's Some Guys Downstairs (1985), La marca del deseo (1994) and The Terrorist (1962). He was married to Marilina Ross. He died on July 18, 1998 in Buenos ...

10. George Coe

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

George Coe was born on May 10, 1929 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as George Julian Cohen. He was an actor and producer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) and The Stepford Wives (1975). He was married to Susan Allsopp ...

11. Georgine Darcy

Actress | Rear Window

Georgine Darcy was born on January 14, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Georgine F. Werger. She was an actress, known for Rear Window (1954), Mannix (1967) and Don't Knock the Twist (1962). She was married to Byron Palmer, Edward Gelb and Jack Donohue. She died on July 18, 2004 in Malibu, ...

12. Harold Miller

Actor | Leatherstocking

Harold Miller was born on May 31, 1894 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Harold Edwin Kammermeyer. He was an actor, known for Leatherstocking (1924), Desperate Youth (1921) and Very Truly Yours (1922). He died on July 18, 1972 in Los Angeles, California.

13. Jack Earle

Actor | Jack and the Beanstalk

He weighed only four pounds at birth and was so tiny that doctors feared he wouldn't live. But immediately, he began to grow at an incredible rate and by age ten was over six feet tall. He was discovered by Hollywood as a teenager and offered a job acting in comedies. He made over fifty of them, ...

14. Jane Austen

Writer | Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought ...

15. Jill Balcon

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Jill Balcon was born on January 3, 1925 in Westminster, London, England as Jill Angela Henrietta Balcon. She was an actress, known for An Ideal Husband (1999), Edward II (1991) and Esther Waters (1977). She was married to Nicholas Blake. She died on July 18, 2009 in London.

16. José Antonio Díaz

Self | Premios Martín Fierro de Cable 2014

José Antonio Díaz died on July 18, 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

17. José Bragato

Music_department | Tango

18. Lucie Mannheim

Actress | The 39 Steps

Lucie Mannheim was born on April 30, 1899 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress and writer, known for The 39 Steps (1935), Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) and The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955). She was married to Marius Goring. She died on July 18, 1976 in Braunlage, Lower Saxony, Germany.

19. Nico

Soundtrack | Allegiant

Model and singer Nico was born in Cologne, Germany in 1938. She was a part of the Andy Warhol "scene" in the 1960s. A member of The Velvet Underground experimental rock band (with John Cale), circa 1967, she made several solo albums during the 1970s. A heroin addict for the latter part of her life,...

20. Red West

Actor | Road House

Robert "Red" Gene West was a close friend of Elvis Presley and a member of Presley's inner circle, known as "The Memphis Mafia". He first met Elvis in high school, where he was a year behind him. West played football for the Memphis Tigers high school football team, boxed in the Golden Gloves and ...

21. Richard Ney

Actor | Mrs. Miniver

A Columbia University grad with an economics degree, Richard Ney was sidetracked into stage and films. For his movie debut, Ney was cast as Greer Garson's eldest son in the Oscar-winning Mrs. Miniver (1942). He later married Garson, ten years his senior, accruing negative publicity during their ...

22. Roberto Contreras

Actor | Scarface

Roberto Contreras was born on December 12, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Scarface (1983), Topaz (1969) and Blood In, Blood Out (1993). He died on July 18, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA.



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