Date of Death between 1986-01-01 and 1986-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
51. Ken Scott
Actor | Stopover Tokyo
Ken Scott was born on October 13, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Kenneth E. Schibath. He was an actor, known for Stopover Tokyo (1957), Bewitched (1964) and The Second Time Around (1961). He was married to Patricia Joyce. He died on December 2, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
52. Dar Robinson
Stunts | To Live and Die in L.A.
One of the modern US cinema's greatest stuntmen and stunt innovators, Dar Robinson only appeared in a relatively small number of films compared to other stuntmen (before losing his life in an off-set motorcycle accident); however, he set new benchmarks in stunt performances.
Robinson first appeared ...
54. Helen Mack
Actress | His Girl Friday
Helen Mack started her career in movies at the age of ten, and by the time she was 13 was performing in vaudeville. Her acting career didn't blossom until the 1930s, when she made a name for herself as one of the movie's best criers. She had many leading roles opposite such actors as Lee Tracy, ...
56. John Alcott
Cinematographer | Barry Lyndon
John Alcott, the Oscar-winning cinematographer best known for his collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, was born in 1931, in Isleworth, England, the son of movie executive Arthur Alcott, who would become the production controller at Gainsborough Studios during the 1940s.
Alcott began his film...
57. Frank Nelson
Actor | The Milkman
He had one of those instantly identifiable mugs that made you laugh as soon as you saw him. And then he'd open his mouth. Veteran character actor Frank Nelson was here, there and everywhere in the 50s and 60s, usually playing a pop-eyed, hot-tempered foil to the likes of TV's top comedy stars such ...
58. Walter Brooke
Actor | The Graduate
Walter Brooke was born on October 13, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as Gustav William Tweer Jr. He was an actor, known for The Graduate (1967), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and Lawman (1971). He was married to Yvonne White and Sara Hill Hynes Merriam. He died on August 20, 1986 in Los Angeles, ...
59. Rudy Vallee
Actor | The Palm Beach Story
Rudy Vallee started his career as a saxophone player and singer and later became a band leader. In the 1920s and early 30s he had a hit radio program, The Fleishmann's Yeast Hour (where he was hated by his cast and crew due to his explosive ego-driven personality). In the early 1930's he was ranked...
61. 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 ...
62. Alan Hewitt
Actor | Follow That Dream
Alan Hewitt was born on January 21, 1915 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Alan Everett Hewitt. He was an actor, known for Follow That Dream (1962), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) and That Touch of Mink (1962). He died on November 7, 1986 in New York City, New York.
63. Lloyd Haynes
Actor | Room 222
Lloyd Haynes was born on October 19, 1934 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Samuel Lloyd Haynes. He was an actor and writer, known for Room 222 (1969), Star Trek (1966) and Good Guys Wear Black (1978). He was married to Carolyn Yvonne Giorella, Saundra Lee Madariaga and Alice Elizabeth Ellis. He died ...
64. Bill Hickman
Actor | The French Connection
The actor is better known for his prowess as a stunt driver. His work in Bullitt (1968) is legendary where he drove the black Dodge Charger 440 Magnum that was pursued by Steve McQueen in his Ford Mustang 390 GT. For his reputation earned on Bullitt, Hickman was hired by William Friedkin for The ...
65. L. Ron Hubbard
Writer | Battlefield Earth
L. Ron Hubbard was born on March 13, 1911 in Tilden, Nebraska, USA as Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. He was a writer and director, known for Battlefield Earth (2000), The Secret of Treasure Island (1938) and How the E-Meter Works (1976). He was married to Mary Sue Whipp, Sara Northrup and Margaret ...
66. Donald Briggs
Donald Briggs was born on January 28, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Preston Briggs. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Naked City (1958). He was married to Audrey Christie. He died on February 3, 1986 in Woodland Hills, Los ...
67. Olive Deering
Actress | The Ten Commandments
Olive Deering was born on October 11, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Olive Corn. She was an actress, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Samson and Delilah (1949) and Masterpiece Playhouse (1950). She was married to Leo Penn and Leo Penn. She died on March 22, 1986 in New York.
68. Frank Herbert
Writer | Dune
Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Soul Catcher and Dune (2020). He was married to Theresa Shackleford, Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, ...
69. Hal B. Wallis
Producer | True Grit
Legendary producer Hal B. Wallis was born in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles when he was in his early 20s. He got a job managing a theater owned by Warner Bros., and his success at the job caught the eye of studio head Jack L. Warner, who gave him a job in the studio's publicity department. Within...
71. Blanche Sweet
Actress | The Unpardonable Sin
Born into a family of show people, Blanche first appeared on the stage when she was 18 months old. Blanche was a dancer by the time she was four and a talented actress by 1909 when she started work at Biograph with D.W. Griffith. At 14, she was two years younger than Mary Pickford, but her maturity...
72. Florence Halop
Actress | St. Elsewhere
Florence Halop was born on January 23, 1923 in Queens, New York, USA as Florence Cohen. She was an actress, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), Night Court (1984) and George Burns Comedy Week (1985). She was married to George Gruskin. She died on July 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
73. Adolph Caesar
Actor | The Color Purple
Born in the Harlem section of New York City, joined the Navy, then studied drama at New York University; was an announcer for then joined the Negro Ensemble Co. in 1970 for such productions as "The River Niger", "Square Root of the Soul" and "The Brownsville Raid"; worked with repertory groups such...
74. Barry Robins
Actor | Bless the Beasts & Children
Brooklyn born US actor who attained minor cult status through his portrayal of troubled teenager "Cotton" leading a group of other teen misfits to release caged buffaloes earmarked for shooting in the film Bless the Beasts & Children (1971) based upon the Glendon Swarthout novel of the same ...
76. Peter Capell
Peter Capell was born on September 3, 1912 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Paths of Glory (1957) and One, Two, Three (1961). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
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 ...
79. Benny Rubin
Actor | I Love Lucy
Benny Rubin was born on February 2, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for I Love Lucy (1951), Traveling Saleslady (1935) and Income Tact (1929). He was married to Mary Bolt. He died on July 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
80. Siobhan McKenna
Actress | Doctor Zhivago
Siobhan McKenna was born on May 24, 1923 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Siobhan Giollamhuire Mac Cionnaith. She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), King of Kings (1961) and Of Human Bondage (1964). She was married to Denis O'Dea. She died on November 16, 1986 in Dublin, Ireland.
81. Anna Neagle
Actress | Odette
Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/...
82. Marjorie Eaton
Actress | Mary Poppins
Marjorie Eaton was born on February 5, 1901 in San Francisco, California, USA as Marjorie Lee Eaton. She was an actress, known for Mary Poppins (1964), That Forsyte Woman (1949) and Zombies of Mora Tau (1957). She died on April 21, 1986 in Hollywood, California.
83. John Zaremba
Actor | 20 Million Miles to Earth
John Zaremba was born on October 22, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) and The Time Tunnel (1966). He was married to Eleanor. He died on December 15, 1986 in Newport Beach, California, USA.
Actor | Moby Dick
Tall, lean, austere-looking Austrian character actor, whose chiselled features appeared on screen in small parts from 1945. Friedrich was the younger brother of renowned Viennese stage and film actor and director Leopold von Ledebur, both descended from a distinguished aristocratic family (their ...
86. Virginia Gilmore
Actress | Berlin Correspondent
Virginia Gilmore's father was a British army officer who retired to California. Educated at a convent in Hollywood, she made her stage debut at 15 with a San Francisco theater company and at 20 made her first movie for Samuel Goldwyn. Although her career started out well, she was soon relegated to ...
87. Dandy Nichols
Actress | The Alf Garnett Saga
Dandy Nichols was born on May 21, 1907 in Fulham, London, England as Daisy Sander. She was an actress, known for The Alf Garnett Saga (1972), The Deep Blue Sea (1955) and The Fallen Idol (1948). She was married to Stephen Baguley Waters. She died on February 6, 1986 in Whitechapel, London.
Actor | Tchao pantin
Coluche was born on October 28, 1944 in Paris, France as Michel Colucci. He is known for his work on So Long, Stooge (1983), You Won't Have Alsace-Lorraine (1977) and Good King Dagobert (1984). He was married to Véronique K. Colucci. He died on June 19, 1986 in Opio, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
89. Gloria Blondell
Actress | White Lightning
The lesser-known sister of Joan Blondell, she performed in around two dozen Hollywood features. First appearing on Broadway in the 1935 "Three Men on a Horse", she made her silver screen debut with The Daredevil Drivers (1938). Gloria co-starred with Ronald Reagan in Accidents Will Happen (1938), ...
90. Michael Baseleon
Actor | The Passover Plot
Born in Chicago Michael Baseleon was a busy actor who debuted in the theater before becoming a regular on television. Knowing that he starred, was featured or was the guest star in about 90 TV movies or TV series episodes (among which 'Mission: Impossible', 'Police Story', 'The F.B.I.', 'Flamingo ...
91. Jerry Colonna
Actor | Alice in Wonderland
Comedian, composer, songwriter ("At Dusk", "I Came to Say Goodbye"), author and trombonist, educated in high school, then a trombonist with the Columbia Symphony (1931-1936). He was a member of the Bob Hope radio program, and appears in many films. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his other songs include "...
Self | Omnibus
Virginia Lucille Jones was born on April 23, 1909 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Omnibus (1967), One Moment Please (1956) and This Is Your Life (1952). She was married to Benjamin Abraham Price and Oliver Hardy. She died on October 8, 1986 in Burbank, California, USA.
93. Edith Atwater
Actress | True Grit
A respected stage actress, brunette Edith Atwater was another of those performers who never quite managed to break into films. She was trained at the American Laboratory Theatre and began her acting career at the age of eighteen. She was on Broadway from 1931, her carefully coiffed patrician looks ...
94. Ivor Francis
Actor | Dusty's Trail
Ivor Francis, besides his many roles on television and at the movies, acted on radio as well in shows like "Fibber McGee and Molly"; on Broadway in shows such as "J.B." with Christopher Plummer, and came west to California when New York plays turned mostly to musicals. He worked in films, ...
95. Jody Lawrance
Actress | All Ashore
The entrancing and exotic-eyed "B"-level leading lady Jody Lawrance, whose 1950's career was spotty at best, provided lovely diversion from the manly adventure movies she helped bring to the screen. Personal turmoil and studio conflicts, however, ultimately hurt her career and the remainder of her ...
97. Paola Mori
Actress | Mr. Arkadin
Paola Mori was born on September 18, 1928 in Italy as Paola Di Girifalco. She was an actress, known for Confidential Report (1955), Crossed Swords (1954) and Finishing School (1952). She was married to Orson Welles. She died on August 12, 1986 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Actor | The Boys in the Band
Robert La Tourneaux was born on August 10, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Robert Earl LaTurno. He was an actor, known for The Boys in the Band (1970), Von Richthofen and Brown (1971) and The Doctors (1963). He died on June 3, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA.
99. Allen Case
Actor | The Time Tunnel
Allen Case grew up in Dallas, Texas, and attended Southern Methodist University for two years. After performing for several months on a local TV variety program, he moved to New York and successfully tried out for a singing spot on Arthur Godfrey's morning show. This led to several nightclub ...
100. Elisabeth Bergner
Actress | Paris Calling
Elisabeth Bergner was the daughter of the merchant Emil Ettel and his wife Anna Rosa Wagner. She grew up in Vienna, and she made her theatre debut in Innsbruck in 1915. In 1916 she obtained a contract in Zürich, where she played Ophelia next to the famous Alexander Moissi, who fell in love with her...