Deaths: May 26

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1. Andrés Percivale

Actor | Olga, la hija de aquella princesa rusa

Andrés Percivale was born on July 23, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Andrés Luis Percivale. He was an actor, known for Olga, la hija de aquella princesa rusa (1972), Un elefante color ilusión (1970) and Así es la vida (1977). He died on May 26, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

2. Ajita Wilson

Actress | Orinoco: Prigioniere del sesso

Ajita Wilson was a transsexual actress who started out as an entertainer in the red-light district of New York. Wilson had sex reassignment surgery in the mid-1970s. After the operation she started appearing in adult films in New York. Then she was discovered by a European hardcore film producer ...

3. Alberto Ascari

Self | Grand Prix Motor Racing

Alberto Ascari was born on July 13, 1918 in Milan, Italy. He died on May 26, 1955 in Monza, Italy.

4. Angela Paton

Actress | Groundhog Day

Paton was described as a "natural comic" and one of the "legends of the local stage" of San Francisco. She is a veteran of the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), and also one of A.C.T.'s leading actresses in its first few seasons. After leaving A.C.T. in the early 1970s, Paton and her husband ...

5. Anne Haney

Actress | Liar Liar

Anne Haney held prominent roles acting on stage, on the screen, and on TV. All these achievements came in her mid 40s, after she had raised a daughter and buried a husband. It wasn't until after she had packed her daughter off to college and "the maid quit", as she said, that she decided to try her...

6. Art Linkletter

Actor | Champagne for Caesar

Art Linkletter was born on July 17, 1912 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada as Gordon Arthur Kelly. He is known for his work on Champagne for Caesar (1950), Philippine Adventure (1964) and Here's Lucy (1968). He was married to Lois Foerster. He died on May 26, 2010 in Bel-Air, California, USA.

7. Burr DeBenning

Actor | The Incredible Melting Man

Burr DeBenning was born on September 21, 1936 in Seminole, Oklahoma, USA as Burris Franklin Debenning. He is known for his work on The Incredible Melting Man (1977), A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) and Turner & Hooch (1989). He was married to Susan Silo. He died on May 26, ...

8. Danny Green

Actor | The Ladykillers

Danny Green was born on May 26, 1903 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Ladykillers (1955), Wideawake (1957) and The Old Dark House (1963). He died in 1973.

9. Eddie Albert

Actor | Roman Holiday

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his ...

10. Friz Freleng

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...

11. George Brent

Actor | Baby Face

The favorite leading man of star actress Bette Davis, was born George Brendan Nolan, near Dublin, and became an orphan at the tender age of eleven. For a while, he stayed with an aunt in New York, but returned to Ireland to study at the University of Dublin. After leaving university in 1919, George...

12. George E. Stone

Actor | Some Like It Hot

A minor prototype of the "Runyon-esque" character for more than three decades, Polish-born actor George E. Stone (né George Stein) was in actuality a close friend of writer Damon Runyon and would play a host of colorful "dees, dem and dos" cronies throughout the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. With great ...

13. Gunnar Björnstrand

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in ...

14. Harry Edwards

Director | Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Harry Edwards was born on October 11, 1887 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a director and writer, known for Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926), Snooper Service (1945) and His Tale Is Told (1944). He was married to Evelyn Brent, Gladys Brockwell and Louise Glaum. He died on May 26, 1952 in Los Angeles, ...

15. Laura Biagiotti

Costume_department | L'amico del cuore

Laura Biagiotti was born on August 4, 1943 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is known for her work on L'amico del cuore (1998), Jan Pawel II: Szukalem Was... (2011) and Numero Uno (1994). She was married to Gianni Cigna. She died on May 26, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

16. Manuel Uribe

Actor | Mujeres

Manuel Uribe was born on June 11, 1965 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico as Manuel Uribe Garza. He was an actor, known for Mujeres (2006), Extraordinary People (2003) and The World's Heaviest Man (2007). He was married to Claudia Solís. He died on May 26, 2014 in Monterrey.

17. Orlando Carrió

Actor | Así son ellas

Orlando Carrió was born on August 5, 1955 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Orlando Aníbal Carrió Vicidomini. He was an actor, known for Así son ellas (2002), Sin pecado concebido (2001) and Madres egoístas (1991). He died on May 26, 2002 in Mexico City, Mexico.

18. Patricia Stevens

Actress | Crimes of Passion

Patricia Stevens was born on September 16, 1945 in Linden, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Crimes of Passion (1984), M*A*S*H (1972) and Police Story (1973). She was married to Jess Nadelman. She died on May 26, 2010 in Rutland, Massachusetts, USA.

19. Sydney Pollack

Director | Tootsie

Sydney Pollack was an Academy Award-winning director, producer, actor, writer and public figure, who directed and produced over 40 films.

Sydney Irwin Pollack was born July 1, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA, to Rebecca (Miller), a homemaker, and David Pollack, a professional boxer turned pharmacist...

20. Toni Bertorelli

Actor | The Passion of the Christ

Toni Bertorelli was born on March 18, 1948 in Barge, Piedmont, Italy as Antonio Bertorelli. He was an actor, known for The Passion of the Christ (2004), My Mother's Smile (2002) and Pasolini, un delitto italiano (1995). He was married to Barbara. He died on May 26, 2017 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

21. Vicente Aranda

Director | Amantes

Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and Tirante el Blanco (2006). He was married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in ...

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