Deaths: November 12

by bcampos862 | created - 31 Oct 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Wendy Pepper

Self | Project Runway

Wendy Pepper was born on August 23, 1964 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Anne Eustis Pepper. She died on November 12, 2017 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

2. Al Ruscio

Actor | Showgirls

Al Ruscio was born on June 2, 1924 in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Showgirls (1995), The Phantom (1996) and The Godfather: Part III (1990). He was married to Kate Williamson. He died on November 12, 2013 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. Albert Hague

Actor | Space Jam

He was born into a Jewish family in Berlin but he was raised as a Lutheran to protect him from Nazi persecution. He fled Germany to Italy in 1937 as he was about to be inducted into the Hitler youth movement. After attending a music conservatory in Rome, he obtained a scholarship to the University ...

4. Charles 'Honi' Coles

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Charles 'Honi' Coles was born on April 2, 1911 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Dirty Dancing (1987), Rocky II (1979) and The Cotton Club (1984). He was married to Marion Coles. He died on November 12, 1992 in New York City, New York, USA.

5. Dave Willock

Actor | Queen of Outer Space

For over five decades veteran character actor Dave Willock could be spotted as your friendly neighbor, buddy or unassuming blue-collar in hundreds of assorted films--both comedy and drama. Tall and lanky marked with a slightly long, gaunt puss, flat vocal pattern and jug-like ears, he was for the ...

6. David Oliver

Actor | A Year in the Life

David Oliver was born on January 31, 1962 in Concord, California, USA. He was an actor, known for A Year in the Life (1987), A Year in the Life (1986) and Night of the Creeps (1986). He died on November 12, 1992 in Los Angeles, California.

7. Diane Brewster

Actress | Leave It to Beaver

Diane Brewster was born on March 11, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was largely a character actress in both motion pictures and television. She was 24 years old when she began acting on TV. Her first role was in a few episodes of the westerns Cheyenne (1955) and Zane Grey Theater (1956). Her ...

8. Eve Arden

Actress | Our Miss Brooks

Eve Arden was born Eunice Mary Quedens in Mill Valley, California (near San Francisco), and was interested in show business from an early age. At 16, she made her stage debut after quitting school to joined a stock company. After appearing in minor roles in two films under her real name, Eunice ...

9. Gabriele Tinti

Actor | The Flight of the Phoenix

Gabriele Tinti was born on August 22, 1932 in Molinella, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Gastone Tinti. He was an actor, known for The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The Seventh Sword (1962) and The Mysterious Island (1973). He was married to Laura Gemser and Norma Bengell. He died on November 12, 1991 in ...

10. Gustavo Escanlar

Writer | Las Novias de Travolta

Gustavo Escanlar was a writer and actor, known for Las Novias de Travolta (2009) and El hombre de Walter (1995). He died on November 12, 2010 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

11. Helen Borgers

Self | Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon

Helen Borgers was born on August 9, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She died on November 13, 2017 in the USA.

12. Ira Levin

Writer | Rosemary's Baby

Ira Levin decided on a career of a writer at the age of 15. Educated at the elite Horace Mann school, he went on to two years at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, before transferring to New York University, where he majored in philosophy and English. He earned his degree in 1950. In 1953 he was...

13. Jarma Lewis

Actress | The Tender Trap

Jarma Lewis was born on June 5, 1931 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA as Jarma Toy Lewis. She was an actress, known for The Tender Trap (1955), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Magnetic Monster (1953). She was married to Benjamin Edward Bensinger III. She died on November 12, 1985 in Los Angeles...

14. Jonathan Brandis

Actor | Seaquest DSV

Born in Danbury, Connecticut, USA, to Greg and Mary, Jonathan Brandis began his career at age 5, acting in television commercials. He appeared in small parts in several films and TV shows before his first starring role in the 1990 film The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990). He starred ...

15. Kay E. Kuter

Actor | The Last Starfighter

Kay E. Kuter was born on April 25, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kay Edwin Emmert Kuter. He was an actor, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Watermelon Man (1970). He died on November 12, 2003 in Burbank, California.

16. Liz Smith

Actress | The Smurfs

Liz Smith was born on February 2, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Mary Elizabeth Smith. She was an actress, known for The Smurfs (2011), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and Ugly Betty (2006). She was married to Fred Lister and George Edward Beeman. She died on November 12, 2017 in New York, USA.

17. Lupita Tovar

Actress | María

Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Lupita Tovar appeared first in silent Fox films before making the move to Universal and co-starring in the Spanish-language version of 1930's "The Cat Creeps" (La voluntad del muerto (1930)). For the same producer, Czech-born Paul Kohner, she appeared as Eva Seward (the ...

18. Michel Chapuis

Soundtrack | Saint-Jacques... La Mecque

Michel Chapuis was born on January 15, 1930 in Dole, Jura, France. He was an actor and writer, known for Saint-Jacques... La Mecque (2005), Le mas Théotime (1969) and Grâce à la musique (1979). He died on November 12, 2017 in Dole.

19. Mitch Mitchell

Actor | The Groundstar Conspiracy

Mitch Mitchell was born on July 9, 1947 in Ealing, Middlesex, England as John Mitchell. He was an actor, known for The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972), Jennings at School (1958) and The Mend (2014). He died on November 12, 2008 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

21. Oscar Alegre

Actor | Diarios de motocicleta

Oscar Alegre was born on January 10, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Tocá para mí (2001) and Chile 672 (2006). He died on November 12, 2016 in Buenos Aires.

22. Penny Singleton

Actress | Blondie's Holiday

Her father was Irish Philadelphian newspaperman, Benny McNulty. He was related to Jim Farley Roosevelt's campaign managers and later Postmaster General. As a child, she sang songs at a silent movie theater. After the sixth grade she joined a touring vaudeville act called "The Kiddie Kabaret." ...

23. Peter Leeds

Actor | The Atomic Kid

A popular character actor who played straight man to many comic greats, including Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin, Jack Benny, and Red Skelton. Accompanied Hope on 14 international USO tours. Appeared on Broadway with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in "Sugar Babies." Appeared over ...

24. Robert Stephens

Actor | Romeo and Juliet

Sir Robert's career fell into two distinct parts. In the '60s, he was widely regarded as the heir of Laurence Olivier. But, after his departure from Britain's National Theatre in 1970 and the breakup of his marriage with Maggie Smith three years later, he suffered a slump made worse by heavy ...

25. Russell Clark


Russell Clark was born on August 8, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Fallen (1998), The New Guy (2002) and Major Payne (1995). He died on November 12, 2002 in Hollywood, California, USA.

26. Tom Neyman

Actor | Manos: The Hands of Fate

Tom Neyman was born on November 23, 1935 in Brownsville, Texas, USA as Thomas Ivy Neyman Jr. He is known for his work on Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966), Manos Returns (2018) and Hands: The Fate of 'Manos' (2015). He was married to Kay Elizabeth Wade, Phyllis A. Steele, Jackey Reace Lumpkin and ...

27. Warren Clarke

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Lancashire-born Warren Clarke was an actor of immense presence and considerable versatility who turned his wide-shouldered, robust appearance and lived-in, hangdog facial features into an asset. For more than two and a half decades he had toiled in a wide variety of supporting roles before finding ...

28. William Holden

Actor | Stalag 17

William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying ...

29. Wilma Rudolph

Self | Toast of the Town

Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was an American track and field sprinter, who competed in the 100 and 200 meters dash. Rudolph was considered the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in two Olympic Games, in 1956 and in 1960.

In the 1960 Summer Olympics in ...

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