Deaths: November 22

by bcampos862 | created - 19 Nov 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Jon Hendricks

Soundtrack | The Man Who Knew Too Little

A Law student and part-time drummer in the early 1940s, Jon's life changed when Charlie Parker heard him scat and urged him to dedicate himself to singing. His career crystalized in the late 50s with the formation of vocal jazz trio Lambert, Hendricks and Ross. Their first album, Sing a Song of ...

2. Anthony Burgess

Writer | A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess was born on February 25, 1917 in Manchester, England as John Anthony Burgess Wilson. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Vinyl (1965) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977). He was married to Liana Burgess and Llewela Isherwood Jones. He died on November 22, 1993 in London,...

3. C.S. Lewis

Writer | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his ...

4. Carlos Fayt

Carlos Fayt was born on February 1, 1918 in Salta, Argentina as Carlos Santiago Fayt. He died on November 22, 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

5. Christian Marquand

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Christian Marquand was born on March 15, 1927 in Marseille, France. He was an actor and director, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) and The Longest Day (1962). He was married to Tina Aumont. He died on November 22, 2000 in Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France.

6. Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Actor | The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Dmitri Hvorostovsky was born on October 16, 1962 in Krasnoyarsk, Russian SFSR, USSR as Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Khvorostovskiy. He was an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006), La traviata (2004) and Il trovatore (2002). He was married to Florence Illi and Svetlana Khvorostovskaya. ...

7. Don Loper

Producer | It's a Pleasure

Don Loper was born on April 29, 1906 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Lincoln George Hardloper. He is known for his work on It's a Pleasure (1945), Sofia (1948) and The Big Combo (1955). He was married to Violet Hughes. He died on November 22, 1972 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

8. Frank Barsalona

Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen

Frank Barsalona was born on March 31, 1938 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA as Frank Samuel Barsalona. He is known for his work on Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971). He was married to June Harris. He died on November 22, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City.

9. Frank O'Connor

Director | Religious Racketeers

Frank O'Connor was born on April 11, 1881 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Religious Racketeers (1938), Call of the Circus (1930) and One of the Bravest (1925). He died on November 22, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. George Avakian

Music_department | End of the Road

George Avakian was born on March 15, 1919 in Armarvir, Russia as George Mesrop Avakian. He is known for his work on End of the Road (1970), Cops and Robbers (1973) and Four Friends (1981). He was married to Anahid Ajemian. He died on November 22, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

11. Jack London

Writer | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Jack London was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American author of his time.

He was born John Griffith Chaney, on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. He was raised by his mother Flora Wellman and his stepfather John London (he didn't know who his father was until his adulthood). ...

12. Jean Anglade

Writer | Les mains au dos

Jean Anglade was born on May 18, 1915 in Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme, France. He was a writer, known for Les mains au dos (1989), La pomme oubliée (1973) and Apostrophes (1975). He was married to Marie Ombret. He died on November 22, 2017 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme.

13. Joanna Moore

Actress | Touch of Evil

Southern-bred beauty Joanna Moore certainly had a lot of things going for her when her career started off in the 50s. Armed with an entrancingly smoky voice that complemented her stunning, creamy blond beauty, Joanna played wily females in such films as Walk on the Wild Side (1962) and Son of ...

14. John F. Kennedy

Writer | Profiles in Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...

15. Leonard Barr

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Leonard Barr was a comic and eccentric dancer who was famous for truly being Dean Martin's uncle, as he was the brother of Dino's mother, Angela Crocetti (née Barra). They were Italians of mixed Neapolitan and Sicilian ancestry.

Born Leonard Barra on September 27, 1903 in West Virginia, he became a ...

16. Mae West

Actress | I'm No Angel

Mae West was born in Queens, New York, to "Battling Jack" West and Matilda Doelger. She began her career as a child star in vaudeville, and later went on to write her own plays, including "SEX", for which she was arrested. Though her first movie role was a small part in Night After Night (1932), ...

17. María Casares

Actress | Les enfants du paradis

María Casares was born on November 21, 1922 in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain as María Victoria Casares Pérez. She was an actress, known for Children of Paradise (1945), La Chartreuse de Parme (1948) and Orpheus (1950). She was married to André Schlesser. She died on November 22, 1996 in La Vergne, ...

18. Mark Lenard

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Mark Lenard was born on October 15, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Leonard Rosenson. He was an actor, known for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He was married to Ann Elizabeth Amouri. He died on ...

19. Maurice Béjart

Director | Bhakti

Maurice Béjart was born on January 1, 1927 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Maurice Jean Berger. He is known for his work on Bhakti (1970), Ballet for Life (1997) and The Firebird (1952). He died on November 22, 2007 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

20. Michael Conrad

Actor | Hill Street Blues

Michael Conrad was a powerfully built and toweringly tall New York-born American character actor, best known for his role as the pompous but beloved desk sergeant Phil Esterhaus on Hill Street Blues (1981), for which he won two Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards (1981, 1982)...

21. Michael Hutchence

Soundtrack | Face/Off

Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia...

22. Mona Fong

Producer | Shi wan huo ji

In 1981, Mona Fong was voted to the Board of directors of Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. After the closure of the movie studio in 1985, Mona Fong later rose to the position of chairwoman of TVB, Hong Kong's titan television network as well as chief executive for Shaw's remaining motion picture subsidiary ...

23. Moroni Olsen

Actor | Notorious

Even his more courteous, somewhat friendlier types gave one pause for concern. The tall, beefy, balding, icy-eyed character actor Moroni Olsen was one of Hollywood's more popular and imposing performers of film during the late 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.

The versatile player was born Moroni Olsen ...

24. Norman Baker

Self | Ra

Norman Baker was born on November 18, 1928 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA as Norman Leonard Baker. He was married to Mary Ann Tischler. He died on November 22, 2017 in Pittsford, Vermont, USA.

25. Parley Baer

Actor | License to Drive

Parley Baer was born on August 5, 1914 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Parley Edward Baer. He was an actor, known for License to Drive (1988), A Fever in the Blood (1961) and Dave (1993). He was married to Ernestine Clark. He died on November 22, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Peter Sumner

Actor | Color Me Dead

Peter Sumner was born on January 29, 1942 in Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Malcolm Sumner-Potts. He was an actor and director, known for Color Me Dead (1969), Spyforce (1971) and Moby Dick (1998). He was married to Lynda Stoner and Christina Mary Monsarrat Sims. He died on ...

27. Rupert Davies

Actor | The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

Rupert Davies was born on May 22, 1916 in Liverpool, England as Rupert Lisburn Gwynne Davies. He was an actor, known for The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965), My Friend Charles (1956) and Quatermass II (1955). He was married to Jessica I. Knowles. He died on November 22, 1976 in London, England.

28. Scatman Crothers

Actor | The Shining

Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...

29. Shemp Howard

Actor | Scrambled Brains

Shemp Howard was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was also the brother of fellow stooges Moe Howard and Curly Howard. Larry Fine was not related to any of the other stooges.

When not working with The Three Stooges, Shemp made a lot of feature film appearances, such as The Bank Dick...

30. Sterling Holloway

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Popular American character actor of amusing appearance and voice whose long career led from dozens of highly enjoyable onscreen performances to world-wide familiarity as the voice of numerous Walt Disney animated films. Born in the American Deep South to grocer Sterling P. Holloway Sr. and Rebecca ...

31. Ted North

Actor | The Unsuspected

Ted North was born on October 3, 1916 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Edward Ernest Steinel. He was an actor, known for The Unsuspected (1947), The Bride Wore Crutches (1940) and Chad Hanna (1940). He was married to Mary Beth Hughes. He died on November 22, 1975 in Florida, USA.

32. Theodore Kosloff

Actor | The Tree of Knowledge

Theodore Kosloff was born on January 22, 1882 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Fijodor Mikailovitch Koslov. He is known for his work on The Tree of Knowledge (1920), To Have and to Hold (1922) and The King of Kings (1927). He was married to Maria Alexandra Baldina. He died on November 22, 1956 in Los ...

33. Tommy Keene

Actor | Tommy Keene: Listen to Me

Tommy Keene was born on June 30, 1958 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Thomas Clay Keene. He was an actor, known for Tommy Keene: Listen to Me (1986), Tommy Keene: Places That Are Gone (1986) and Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). He died on November 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Virginia Lee

Actress | The Black Widow

Virginia Lee was best-known for her small, but key role, as "Jeannie" in the jazz bar scene of the classic film noir, D.O.A. (1949). While the central character, "Frank Bigelow" (Edmond O'Brien), focuses on picking her up, a shady character in an overcoat slips poison into his drink.

Apart from "...

35. Walter Sande

Actor | To Have and Have Not

Chances are you've seen his imposing character face scores of times but couldn't place the name. Colorado-born actor Walter Sande was one of those stern, heavyset character actors in Hollywood everyone recognized but no one could identify.

Born in Denver on July 9, 1906, Sande showed an early ...



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