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3. John Berger
Writer | Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000
John Berger was born on November 5, 1926 in Stoke Newington, London, England as John Peter Berger. He was a writer and actor, known for Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976), The Salamander (1971) and The Middle of the World (1974). He was married to Beverly Bancroft, Patricia Marriott and ...
4. Ben Forster
Ben Forster was born in 1958 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Thomas & Friends: A Very Thomas Christmas (2012), Thomas & Friends: Sticky Situations (2012) and Thomas and Friends: Curious Cargo (2012). He died on January 2, 2017 in London.
Actor | Gamer
Richard "Mack" Machowicz is best known as the host/producer of Discovery Channel's FutureWeapons and Weapons that Changed the World. He was also the host of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior and History Channel's Ultimate Soldier Challenge. Mack offered his military and weapons expertise as a key ...
6. Vida Alves
Actress | TV de Vanguarda
Vida Alves was born on April 15, 1928 in Itanhandu, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Vida Amélia Guedes Alves. She was an actress and writer, known for TV de Vanguarda (1952), The Three Musketeers (1957) and Quase no Céu (1949). She was married to Gianni Gasparinetti. She died on January 3, 2017 in ...
11. Casey Wurzbach
Actor | Miracle on 34th Street
Casey Wurzbach was born on November 7th 1986 and was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Liz Moses Wrurzbach and George Wurzbach. Casey attended Xavier High School in New York City until he graduated in 2005. At this point he went on to SUNY Purchase for one semester. He started acting ...
12. John Joly
Actor | Memphis Beat
A New Orleans native, John started acting in High School. A Viet Nam veteran of the U.S. Navy, he returned to Louisiana and went to work diving in the Oilfields of the world. After years abroad John returned to the stage, film,television and voiceover in Louisiana and Los Angeles. John resides in ...
13. Dick Flanigan
Actor | Lenny's Inferno
Obituary for Richard E. "Dick" Flanigan.
Richard E. "Dick" Flanigan, age 81, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, following a short illness. He was born in Rockford, Illinois, USA, on 10 December 1935, the son of Paul and Zeta ( Grady) Flanigan. Following high school, Dick served in the U.S. Army ...
14. Om Puri
Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey
Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.
Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...
15. Francine York
Actress | The Family Man
Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...
Captured when he was two years old, Tilikum was a whale who spent over three decades in captivity, trained by SeaWorld to perform tricks and stunts. Controversy began to mount around him after he was involved in the death of a trainer in 2010, with much public outcry as it was revealed that he had ...
18. Greg Bronson
Actor and extra Greg Bronson was born on September 2, 1954 in Tuba City, Arizona. The fifth in a family of twelve children, Bronson grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona. He attended the Navity of the Blessed Virgin grade school, Flagstaff Junior High, and Flagstaff High School. Following graduation from ...
19. Buddy Bregman
Soundtrack | Run Fatboy Run
An internationally recognized producer, director, writer, composer, conductor, arranger and musical director. Since the 1950s, Bregman has worked with many of the biggest names in the business. After high school, Bregman attended the University of California. During his sophomore year, he arranged ...
20. Michael Flatley
Actor | Pete and Gladys
Michael Flatley was born on November 16, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Pete and Gladys (1960), 87th Precinct (1961) and The Virginian (1962). He was married to Carla Moser. He died on January 8, 2017 in New Springfield, Ohio, USA.
21. Nadezda Gajerová
Actress | Jeste svatba nebyla
Nadezda Gajerová was born on March 11, 1928 in Brno, Czechoslovakia as Nadezda Mauerová. She was an actress, known for Jeste svatba nebyla (1954), Long Live the Republic (1965) and Higher Principle (1960). She died on January 8, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.
22. Nicolai Gedda
Soundtrack | Deep Impact
Nicolai Harry Gustav Gedda (Nikolaj Ustinov) was born on July 11, 1925, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was adopted by his Russian-Swedish aunt, named Olga Gedda, and her Russian husband, named Mikhail Ustinov; who came to Sweden after the Russian Civil War and sang with an émigré Don Cossac choir and ...
23. Peter Sarstedt
Soundtrack | The Darjeeling Limited
Peter Sarstedt was born on December 12, 1941 in New Delhi, British India as Peter Eardley Sarstedt. He was a composer, known for The Darjeeling Limited (2007), The Leading Man (1996) and Trap for Cinderella (2013). He was married to Jill Hall and Joanna Sarstedt. He died on January 8, 2017 in ...
24. Roy Innis
Self | Black Journal
Roy Innis was born on June 6, 1934 in St. Croix, Virgin Islands as Emile Alfredo Innis. He is known for his work on Black Journal (1968), Emancipation, Revelation, Revolution (2006) and Romeo und Julia '70 (1969). He was married to Doris Funnye. He died on January 8, 2017 in Manhattan, New York ...
25. Paula Dell
Stunts | Above the Law
Acrobat and stuntwoman Paula Dell was born Paula Adele Unger on November 15, 1926 in Longmont, Colorado. Her sister Rosalie was an expert tumbler. Dell moved with her family to California in 1935. Following graduation from Santa Monica High School, Paula went on to attend both Stephens College and ...
28. Rex King
Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW
Rex King was born on September 8, 1961 in Geneva, New York, USA as Timothy Alan Smith. He was an actor, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWF Action Zone (1994) and Smoky Mountain Wrestling (1992). He was married to Terri Pomo. He died on January 9, 2017 in Greenup, Kentucky, USA.
29. Zygmunt Bauman
Writer | La novia de Poznan'
Zygmunt Bauman was born on November 19, 1925 in Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland. He was a writer, known for La novia de Poznan' (2014), The Swedish Theory of Love (2015) and The Trouble with Being Human These Days (2013). He was married to Aleksandra Jasinska-Kania and Janina Bauman. He died on ...
30. Buddy Greco
Soundtrack | It Runs in the Family
Singer, composer songwriter, and pianist who conducted his own trio from 1944 to 1949 and thereafter performed with, and arranged for, the Benny Goodman orchestra into 1952. He sang in theatres and night clubs, and made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1957, his popular-song compositions include "...
32. Tony Rosato
Actor | Night Heat
Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Writer | The Exorcist
William Peter Blatty was born on January 7, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Exorcist (1973), The Exorcist III (1990) and The Ninth Configuration (1980). He was married to Julie Alicia Witbrodt, Linda Blatty, Elizabeth Gilman and Mary Margaret Rigard. ...
37. Dick Gautier
Actor | Transformers
Dick Gautier was born on October 30, 1931 in Culver City, California, USA as Richard Gautier. He was an actor and writer, known for The Transformers (1984), G.I. Joe (1985) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Tess Hightower, Barbara Stuart and Beverly J. Gerber. He died on January 13, 2017 in ...
38. Horacio Guarany
Actor | El grito en la sangre
Horacio Guarany was born on May 15, 1925 in Las Garzas, Santa Fe, Argentina as Eraclio Catalín Rodríguez Cereijo. He was an actor and writer, known for El grito en la sangre (2014), Si se calla el cantor (1973) and The Return of Martin Fierro (1974). He died on January 13, 2017 in Lujan, Buenos ...
Director | The Explorers
Antony Armstrong-Jones Snowdon was born on March 7, 1930 in London, England as Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones. He is known for his work on The Explorers (1972), CBS Reports (1959) and Aria (1987). He was married to Lucy Mary Davies and Princess Margaret. He died on January 13, 2017 in ...
42. Yury Solovyov
Actor | Spyashchaya krasavitsa
Yury Solovyov was born on January 16, 1933 in Tulun, East Siberian Krai, RSFSR, USSR [now Irkutsk Oblast, Russia] as Yuri Vasilevitch Solovyov. He was an actor and director, known for The Sleeping Beauty (1964), They Fought for Their Country (1975) and Pikovaya dama (1960). He died on January 14, ...
43. Kevin Starr
Kevin Starr was born on September 3, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as Kevin Owen Starr. He is known for his work on American Experience (1988), Monumental: David Brower's Fight for Wild America (2004) and California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown (2011). He was married to Sheila ...
46. Jimmy Snuka
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Jimmy Snuka is a classic example of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) (formerly known as World Wrestling Federation (WWF)) bad guy who became a baby-face (a good guy) without trying. Originally a "heel", he came into the WWE under the guidance of heel manager Capt. Lou Albano. After receiving...
49. Eugene Cernan
Writer | The Last Man on the Moon
Cernan was born on March 14, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of a Czech-American mother, Rose (Cihlar), and a Slovak-American father, Andrew Cernan. He graduated from Proviso Township High School in Maywood, Illinois. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue...
54. Roberta Peters
Actress | City Hall
Roberta Peters was born on May 4, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Roberta Peterman. She was an actress, known for City Hall (1996), Die Zauberflöte (1964) and The Captive (2014). She was married to Bertram Fields and Robert Merrill. She died on January 18, 2017 in Rye, New York.
55. Miguel Ferrer
Actor | Traffic
Miguel Ferrer was born on February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Miguel José Ferrer. He was an actor and director, known for Traffic (2000), Crossing Jordan (2001) and RoboCop (1987). He was married to Lori Weintraub and Leilani Sarelle. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, ...
57. Wayne Barrett
Writer | Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story
Wayne Barrett was born on July 11, 1945 in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. He was a writer, known for Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003), Get Me Roger Stone (2017) and Giuliani Time (2005). He was married to Frances Marie McGettigan. He died on January 19, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.
58. Joy Coghill
Actress | Double Jeopardy
Joy Coghill was born on May 13, 1926 in Findlater, Saskatchewan, Canada as Joy Dorothy Coghill. She was an actress, known for Double Jeopardy (1999), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and The Beachcombers (1972). She was married to John Thorne. She died on January 20, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
63. Bimba Bosé
Actress | Julieta
Bimba Bosé was born on October 1, 1975 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eleonora Salvatore González. She is known for her work on Julieta (2016), The Consul of Sodom (2009) and La que se avecina (2007). She was married to Diego Postigo. She died on January 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
Producer | Vuosikymmenen käännekohdat
Timo T.A. Mikkonen was born on June 15, 1947 in Helsinki, Finland as Timo Torsti Antero Mikkonen. He was a producer and actor, known for Vuosikymmenen käännekohdat (1980), Liian iso keikka (1986) and Tukka auki (2008). He was married to Nina Mikkonen and Tuire Mikkonen. He died on January...
67. Butch Trucks
Butch Trucks was born on May 11, 1947 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Claude Hudson Trucks. He is known for his work on The Allman Brothers Band: 40th Anniversary Live at the Beacon Theatre (2014), The Allman Brothers Band: Live at the Beacon Theatre (2003) and The Full Moon Show (1990). He was ...
68. John Hurt
Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four
One of stage, screen and TV's finest transatlantic talents, slight, gravel-voiced, pasty-looking John Vincent Hurt was born on January 22, 1940, in Shirebrook, a coal mining village, in Derbyshire, England. The youngest child of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Reverend ...
69. Mary Tyler Moore
Actress | Ordinary People
Mary Tyler Moore was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on December 29, 1936. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her childhood was troubled, due in part to her mother's alcoholism. The eldest of three siblings, she attended a Catholic high school and married upon her graduation, in...
71. Kevin Geer
Actor | The Pelican Brief
Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...
73. Siewert Öholm
Actor | Varuhuset
Siewert Öholm was born on August 7, 1939 in Husby, Hedemora Kommun, Dalarnas Län, Sweden as Henrik Sivert Natanael Öholm. He was a producer and actor, known for Varuhuset (1987), Hela kyrkan sjunger (1973) and Snacka om nyheter (1995). He was married to Gitten Bolin and Ann-Britt Larsson. He died ...
74. Mike Connors
Actor | Mannix
He once jokingly described himself as 'a frustrated song-and-dance man' who wound up typecast as a TV crime fighter. Tall, handsome Armenian-American Mike Connors had a minor career in the movies before becoming a star on the small screen as the impeccably dressed macho sleuth Joe Mannix. Towards ...
75. Barbara Hale
Actress | Perry Mason
Barbara was born on 18 April 1922, as one of two children. As a young girl, Ms. Hale intended to major in art and drawing but to work her way through The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, she began her professional career as a model for a comic strip called "Ramblin' Bill." Barbara is best remembered ...
76. Stephen Joyce
Actor | Matinee Theater
Stephen Joyce was an American stage, television and film actor. He was born March 7, 1931 in New York City, to Stephen James Joyce and Ruth Rita Reilly. The family moved to Brooklyn, and he attended Catholic schools, Xavier High School and Fordham University (where he majored in theater). He ...
77. Eléonore Hirt
Actress | Un amour de sorcière
Eléonore Hirt was born on December 19, 1919 in Basel, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for A Witch's Way of Love (1997), Comédie (1966) and Le journal (1979). She was married to André Rouyer and Michel Piccoli. She died on January 27, 2017 in Longjumeau, Essonne, France.
Director | The Buttercup Chain
Robert Ellis Miller was born on July 18, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Buttercup Chain (1970), Alcoa Premiere (1961) and Breaking Point (1963). He was married to Pola Miller. He died on January 27, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
79. Emmanuelle Riva
Actress | Hiroshima mon amour
An only child, Emmanuelle was born Paulette Germaine Riva in Cheniménil, but eventually grew up in Remiremont. Her mother, Jeanne Fernande Nourdin, was a seamstress. Her father, René Alfred "Alfredo" Riva, was a sign writer. Her paternal grandfather was Italian. She dreamed of becoming an actress ...
80. Frank Tidy
Cinematographer | Chain Reaction
Frank Tidy was born on May 17, 1932 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Chain Reaction (1996), Under Siege (1992) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992). He was married to Maureen Catherine Corcoran. He died on January 27, 2017 in Kent, England.
81. Sabine Eggerth
Actress | Pünktchen und Anton
Sabine Eggerth was born on June 9, 1943 in Berlin, Germany. She is known for her work on Punktchen and Anton (1953), Meinungsverschiedenheiten (1968) and Das Missgeschick, ein Lord zu sein (1966). She was married to Rolf von Sydow. She died on January 28, 2017.
82. Stanley Kallis
Producer | Police Story
Stanley Kallis was born on September 5, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Police Story (1973), The Glitter Dome (1984) and Roadracers (1959). He was married to Lucetta. He died on January 28, 2017 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.
83. Richard Portman
Sound_department | Star Wars
Portman entered the film industry in 1957, as a trainee at Columbia Pictures. In 1959 he joined the Samuel Goldwyn Studio as a junior engineer, rising to the position of Assistant Supervising Sound Recording Engineer. In 1970 he joined Robert Altman at the Lion's Gate facility, serving as Sound ...
84. Ion Ungureanu
Actor | Nedolgiy tanets lyubvi
Ion Ungureanu was born on August 2, 1935 in Opach, Romania as Ion Spiridonovich Ungureanu. He was an actor and director, known for Nedolgiy tanets lyubvi (1988), Ptitsy nashey molodosti (1974) and Puteshestviye v aprel (1964). He died on January 28, 2017 in Bucharest, Romania.
86. Sybil Ameer
SYBIL BRYNILDA HENRY AMEER was born in the Panama Canal Zone on March 9, 1933. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. James Henry and Dorothy Fowlin Henry. They had 4 children: Caleb, Sybil, Clifton, and Maurice. Sybil, a graduate of La Boca High School, was a gifted singer and pianist. She shared her ...
89. Frank Pellegrino
Actor | Goodfellas
Frank Pellegrino was born on May 19, 1944 in East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Frank Joseph Pellegrino. He was an actor and producer, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). He was married to Josephine Nicita. He died on January 31, 2017 ...
91. John Wetton
Soundtrack | Mandy
John Wetton was born on June 12, 1949 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as John Kenneth Wetton. He was an actor and producer, known for Mandy (2018), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) and The Matador (2005). He was married to Lisa Nojaim. He died on January 31, 2017 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.
92. Rob Stewart
Director | Sharkwater
Rob Stewart is an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist and filmmaker. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Stewart began photographing underwater when he was 13. By the age of 18 he became a scuba instructor and then moved on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, ...
Actor | Hassel/Förgörarna
Lars-Erik Berenett was born on December 23, 1942 in Skellefteå, Västerbottens län, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Hassel: There Is No Mercy! (2000), Roland Hassel (2012) and Tre kärlekar (1989). He was married to Maria Kulle and Evabritt Strandberg. He died on February 1, 2017 ...
95. Stig Grybe
Actor | 91:an Karlsson muckar (tror han)
Stig Grybe was born on July 18, 1928 in Stockholm, Sweden as Stig Rudolf Grybe. He was an actor, known for 91:an Karlsson muckar (tror han) (1959), Femte generationen (1986) and Skägget i brevlådan (2008). He was married to Marie-Louise Engstrand. He died on February 1, 2017 in Sweden.
96. Kerstin Gähte
Actress | Sturm der Liebe
Kerstin Gähte was born on September 22, 1958 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Kerstin Ulla Gähte. She was an actress, known for Storm of Love (2005), Tatort (1970) and Rosamunde Pilcher (1993). She was married to Lutz Reichert. She died on February 1, 2017 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West ...
97. Maria Pechukas
Actress | Spookies
Maria Pechukas was born on November 22, 1966 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Maria Toma Berenson Pechukas. She was an actress, known for Spookies (1986), Carmilla (1998) and Valerie (1992). She was married to Jay Lind. She died on February 1, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.