Deaths: April 30by bcampos862 | created - 01 May 2017 | updated - 11 Apr 2018 | Public
1. Sergio Leone
Writer | Once Upon a Time in America
Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in ...
2. Adolf Hitler
Writer | War Comes to America
Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his ...
Actress | Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Of Irish/English ancestry, Agnes was born near Boston, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister (her mother was a mezzo-soprano) who encouraged her to perform in church pageants. Aged three, she sang 'The Lord is my Shepherd' on a public stage and seven years later joined the St. Louis Municipal ...
Actress | Los Beverly de Peralvillo
Amparo Arozamena was born on August 24, 1916 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Amparo Arozamena Sánchez. She was an actress, known for Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1968), Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1971) and El rayo de Sinaloa (1935). She died on April 30, 2009 in Mexico City.
Actress | Pedro Páramo
Beatriz Sheridan was born on June 25, 1934 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Elizabeth Ann Sheridan Scarbrough. She was an actress and director, known for Pedro Páramo (1967), Las troyanas (1963) and Contra viento y marea (2005). She died on April 30, 2006 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Actor | Exodus
David Opatoshu was born on January 30, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Exodus (1960), Star Trek (1966) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). He was married to Lillian Weinberg. He died on April 30, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
12. George Murdock
Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
George Murdock was born on June 25, 1930 in Salina, Kansas, USA as George Risk Sawaya Jr. He was an actor, known for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Orange County (2002) and The X Files (1998). He was married to Catherine A. Miller. He died on April 30, 2012 in Burbank, California, USA.
13. Gia Scala
Actress | The Guns of Navarone
This tall, dazzling, yet reserved and sensitive foreign import was born Giovanna Scoglio in Liverpool, England but moved to Sicily with her aristocratic Sicilian father and Irish mother at three months of age. She migrated to New York at age 14 and attended Bayside (Queens) High School, graduating ...
14. Gordon Scott
Actor | Tarzan's Greatest Adventure
Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...
15. Helen Chandler
Actress | Dracula
Helen Chandler was born in Charleston, South Carolina on February 1, 1906. By the late 1920s she had become a hugely popular actress on the New York stage. That Hollywood should beckon was inevitable, but unfortunately whatever quality made Chandler a success on the stage did not survive the ...
16. Inger Stevens
Actress | Hang 'Em High
This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a ...
17. James Burnett
Actor | The Last Stand
James Burnett was born on May 20, 1968 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as James Paul Burnett. He was an actor and producer, known for The Last Stand (2013), Transcendence (2014) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015). He was married to Shona Zimmerman and Madeline Wilson. He died on April 30, 2017 in ...
19. Judi Meredith
Actress | Jack the Giant Killer
Judi Meredith was born on October 13, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Judith Clare Boutin. She was an actress, known for Jack the Giant Killer (1962), The Raiders (1963) and Summer Love (1958). She was married to Gary Nelson. She died on April 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
20. La Raulito
La Raulito was born on July 26, 1933 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as María Esther Duffau. She died on April 30, 2008 in Buenos Aires.
21. Lorna Gray
Actress | Daughter of Don Q
Born Virginia Pound, Lorna Gray was "discovered" by an agent while modeling in a fashion show. She was given a screen test, and Columbia was impressed enough to sign her to a contract (it was at this time that she was given the name "Lorna Gray", which she kept until 1945, when she changed it to "...
22. Muddy Waters
Soundtrack | Adventures in Babysitting
Muddy Waters (born McKinley Morganfield) was one of the major forces in contemporary blues. He was instrumental in bringing the sound of the Mississippi Delta to Chicago in the 1940s, where his recordings for the Chess label exerted an enormous influence on both blues and rock musicians from the ...
23. Nigel Terry
Actor | Excalibur
British actor Nigel Terry primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he extended himself into film and TV outings, it was mostly for historical or period roles. Over the years, he grew quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor.
Terry was born Peter Nigel Terry on ...
24. Peter Thomas
Actor | The Imagemaker
Peter Thomas is the son of a Welsh minister and an English schoolteacher. He learned communication, projection, and enunciation from his parents. In his youth, Peter would read stories aloud to his family, which perfected his technique.
Dedication landed a then 13-year-old Thomas his first radio job...
25. Robert Stevenson
Director | Mary Poppins
Robert Stevenson was born on March 31, 1905 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Robert Edward Stevenson. He was a director and writer, known for Mary Poppins (1964), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and King Solomon's Mines (1937). He was married to Ursula Henderson, Frances Holyoke Howard, Anna Lee ...
Actor | Metropolis
During the heyday of German silent cinema, Rudolf Klein-Rogge was the prototype for the master criminal, the irredeemable arch villain or mad scientist. Born in Cologne, he served as a cadet in a Prussian military academy before finishing his matriculation. He then began to attend acting classes ...
27. Thelma Stefani
Actress | Julián de madrugada
Thelma Stefani was born in November 1948 in Argentina as Thelma Nélida Stefani. She was an actress, known for Julián de madrugada (1982), El secreto de Ana Clara (1980) and Entre la vereda y el cielo (1980). She was married to Ricardo Bauleo and Fabio Zerpa. She died on April 30, 1986 in ...
28. Tía Valentina
Tía Valentina was born on January 9, 1914 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Valentina Gestro de Pozzo. She died on April 30, 2011 in Buenos Aires.
29. Tom Poston
Actor | Christmas with the Kranks
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1921 and, by age nine, was appearing with an acrobatic troupe. He was attending Bethany College in West Virginia when World War II broke out and he ...