2019 Deaths

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1. Pegi Young

Actress | Human Highway

Pegi Young was born on December 1, 1952 in San Mateo, California, USA as Pegi Morton. She was an actress, known for Human Highway (1982), Greendale (2003) and The Bridge School Concerts - 25th Anniversary Edition (2011). She was married to Neil Young. She died on January 1, 2019 in California.

Died of cancer in California.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

1 January

2. Ed Corney

Self | The Comeback

Ed Corney was born on November 9, 1933 in Hawaii, USA as Edward Charles Corney. He was married to Jessie J. Eldridge. He died on January 1, 2019 in the USA.

Died of a brain aneurysm in Hughson, California.

1933-2019 (85 years old)

1 January

3. Nils Utsi

Actor | Ofelas

Nils Utsi was born on July 22, 1943 in Tana, Finnmark, Norway as Nils Reidar Utsi. He was an actor and writer, known for Pathfinder (1987), Svart hav (1980) and The 12th Man (2017). He died on January 1, 2019 in Norway.

Died in Norway.

1943-2019 (75 years old)

1 January

4. Ivo Gregurevic

Actor | Tri muskarca Melite Zganjer

Ivo Gregurevic was born on October 7, 1952 in Orasje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He was an actor, known for Tri muskarca Melite Zganjer (1998), God Forbid a Worse Thing Should Happen (2002) and The Reaper (2014). He was married to Dubravka Ostojic. He died on January 1, 2019 in Zagreb, ...

Died in Zagreb, Croatia.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

1 January

5. Daryl Dragon

Composer | Payback

Daryl Dragon was born on August 27, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Daryl Frank Dragon. He was an actor and composer, known for Payback (1991), Go for It (1976) and Sandstone (1975). He was married to Toni Tennille. He died on January 2, 2019 in Prescott, Arizona, USA.

Died of renal failure in Prescott, Arizona.

1942-2018 (76 years old)

2 January

6. Bob Einstein

Writer | Super Dave

Bob Einstein was born on November 20, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Stewart Robert Einstein. He was a writer and actor, known for Super Dave (1987), Bizarre (1980) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). He was married to Roberta Marie Smith and Cathy Maureen Kilpatrick. He died on January 2, ...

Died of cancer in Indian Wells, California.

1942-2019 (76 years old)

2 January

7. Gene Okerlund

Actor | Ready to Rumble

Gene Okerlund was born on December 19, 1942 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA as Eugene Arthur Okerlund. He was an actor, known for Ready to Rumble (2000), WWF Superstars (1986) and No Holds Barred (1989). He was married to Jeanne Ellen Zulawnik. He died on January 2, 2019 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

Died of a fall in Sarasota, Florida.

1942-2019 (76 years old)

2 January

8. Jerry Buchek

Self | 1964 World Series

Jerry Buchek was born on May 9, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Gerald Peter Buchek. He died on January 2, 2019 in Springfield, Missouri.

Died in Springfield, Missouri.

1942-2019 (76 years old)

2 January

9. Marko Nikolic

Actor | Brat Deyan

Marko Nikolic was born on October 20, 1946 in Kraljevo, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He was an actor, known for Brat Deyan (2015), Vuk Karadzic (1987) and Shaitan's Warrior (2006). He died on January 2, 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia.

Died in Belgrade, Serbia.

1946-2019 (72 years old)

2 January

10. Aris Rozentals

Actor | Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway

Aris Rozentals was born on April 6, 1938 in Riga, Latvia. He was an actor, known for Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway (2019), The Man in the Orange Jacket (2014) and Teatris (1978). He died on January 3, 2019 in Riga.

Died in Riga, Latvia.

1938-2019 (80 years old)

3 January

11. John Falsey

Writer | Northern Exposure

John Falsey was born on November 6, 1951 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as John Henry Falsey Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Northern Exposure (1990), I'll Fly Away (1991) and St. Elsewhere (1982). He was married to Julie and Kathy Suzanne Mynes. He died on January 3, 2019 in Iowa City,...

Died of a fall in Iowa City, Iowa.

1951-2019 (67 years old)

3 January

12. Ivan Bortnik

Actor | Mama ne goryuy

Ivan Bortnik was born on April 16, 1939 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Ivan Sergeevich Bortnik. He was an actor, known for Mama ne goryuy (1998), Don't Cry Mommy 2 (2005) and Antikiller (2002). He was married to Tatiana Nikolaevna Borzykh. He died on January 4, 2019 in Moscow, Russia.

Died in Moscow, Russia.

1939-2019 (79 years old)

4 January

13. Louisa Moritz

Actress | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Lovely, buxom, and vivacious blonde bombshell Louisa Moritz was born as Luisa Cira Castro Netto on September 25, 1936 in Havana, Cuba. Many members of Louisa's family which include her father Luis, sister Aurora, and her older brother Rafael all worked in the law profession. Moritz left Cuba and ...

Died of natural causes in Los Angeles, California.

1946-2019 (72 years old)

4 January

14. Suzanne Hevner

Actress | Broken Flowers

Suzanne Hevner was born on September 15, 1960 in Media, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Broken Flowers (2005), Meet Joe Black (1998) and Changing Lanes (2002). She died on January 4, 2019 in New Jersey, USA.

Died of ovarian cancer in New Jersey.

1960-2019 (58 years old)

4 January

15. Harold Brown

Self | The American Ruling Class

Harold Brown was born on September 19, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Colene D. McDowell. He died on January 4, 2019 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA.

Died of pancreatic cancer in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

1927-2019 (91 years old)

4 January

16. Mungau Dain

Actor | Tanna

Mungau Dain was born in 1994 in Yakel, Vanuatu. He was an actor, known for Tanna (2015). He was married to Nancy. He died on January 5, 2019 in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Died of sepsis in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

1994-2019 (25 years old)

5 January

17. Bernice Sandler

Self | Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

Bernice Sandler was born on March 3, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernice Resnick. She was married to Jerrold Sandler. She died on January 5, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

Died of cancer in Washington DC.

1928-2019 (90 years old)

5 January

18. Alexi Smirnoff

Actor | Bad Guys

Alexi Smirnoff was born on February 9, 1947 in St. Lin, Québec, Canada as Michel Lamarche. He was an actor, known for Bad Guys (1986), Alligator II: The Mutation (1991) and Body Slam (1986). He was married to Julie. He died on January 5, 2019 in Marietta, Georgia, USA.

Died of kidney failure in Marietta, Georgia.

1947-2019 (71 years old)

5 January

19. Valery Barda-Sklyarenko

Actor | Chastnyy detektiv, ili operatsiya 'Kooperatsiya'

Valery Barda-Sklyarenko was born on June 9, 1947 as Valery Vsevoldovitch Barda-Sklyarenko. He was an actor, known for Chastnyy detektiv, ili operatsiya 'Kooperatsiya' (1990) and Dezha vyu (1990). He died on January 5, 2019 in the USA.

Died in USA.

1947-2019 (71 years old)

5 January

Died of natural causes in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

1927-2019 (91 years old)

5 January

21. William Morgan Sheppard

Actor | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

William Sheppard was born and raised in London, England to an Anglo-Irish family. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He was an Associate Artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company for 12 years. He appeared on Broadway in 1966 with "Marat-Sade" and later in 1975 with "...

Died in Los Angeles, California.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

6 January

22. Annalise Braakensiek

Actress | Fat Pizza

Annalise Braakensiek was born on December 9, 1972 in Sydney, Australia. She was an actress, known for Fat Pizza (2003), Pizza (2000) and Mr. Accident (2000). She was married to Danny Goldberg. She died on January 6, 2019 in Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Died in Sydney, Australia.

1972-2019 (46 years old)

6 January

23. Gregg Rudloff

Sound_department | Mad Max: Fury Road

Gregg Rudloff was born on November 2, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Matrix (1999) and Green Lantern (2011). He died on January 6, 2019 in Los Angeles.

Died of suicide in Los Angeles, California.

1955-2019 (63 years old)

6 January

24. Kwamie Lassiter

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Kwamie Lassiter was born on December 3, 1969 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Kwamie Jerome Lassiter. He was married to Ericka Corbin. He died on January 6, 2019 in the USA.

Died of a heart attack in USA.

1969-2019 (49 years old)

6 January

25. Jocelyn Saab

Director | Dunia

She was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. Her first job was hosting a pop music program on the national Lebanese radio station called "Marsipulami got blue eyes." Then she became a television newsreader. Once civil war broke out in Lebanon, Saab started working on documentary films. That led to a...

Died of cancer in Paris, France.

1948-2019 (70 years old)

7 January

26. Clydie King

Soundtrack | The Long Goodbye

Clydie King was born on August 21, 1943 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Clydie Mae King. She was married to Robin Hale and Tony Collins. She died on January 7, 2019 in Monrovia, California, USA.

Died in Monrovia, California.

1943-2019 (75 years old)

7 January

27. Jimmy Hannan

Soundtrack | The Graham Kennedy Show

Jimmy Hannan was born on August 25, 1934 in Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was married to Joanne Goode. He died on January 7, 2019 in Bellingen, New South Wales.

Died of cancer in Bellingen, Australia.

1934-2019 (84 years old)

7 January

28. Manuel Veiga

Writer | Turismo

Manuel Veiga was born on August 16, 1964 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He was an actor and writer, known for Turismo (2008), Dos billetes (2009) and El comisario (1999). He died on January 8, 2019 in Barcelona.

Died of cancer in Barcelona, Spain.

1964-2019 (55 years old)

8 January

29. Paolo Paoloni

Actor | Double Team

Paolo Paoloni was born on July 24, 1929 in Bodio, Ticino, Switzerland as Paolo Arturo Paoloni. He was an actor, known for Double Team (1997), Cannibal Holocaust (1980) and White Collar Blues (1975). He died on January 9, 2019 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Died in Rome, Italy.

1929-2019 (89 years old)

9 January

30. Verna Bloom

Actress | National Lampoon's Animal House

Verna Bloom was born on August 7, 1938 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA as Verna Frances Bloom. She was an actress, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and High Plains Drifter (1973). She was married to Jay Cocks and Richard Collier. She died on January...

Died of dementia in Bar Harbor, Maine.

1938-2019 (80 years old)

9 January

31. Joseph Jarman

Soundtrack | Bound by Honor

Joseph Jarman was born on September 14, 1937 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for Blood In, Blood Out (1993), American Playhouse (1981) and Sophie's Ways (1971). He was married to Thulani Davis. He died on January 9, 2019 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

1937-2019 (81 years old)

9 January

32. Stefanos Miltsakakis

Actor | Cyborg

Born in humble surroundings in Provatonas, a small village near the town of Alexandroupoli in northern Greece, on August 3, 1959, Miltsakakis shot to fame fighting Jean-Claude Van Damme in five Hollywood movies. He was raised in an environment where children grew up fighting and wrestling. In 1973,...

1959-2019 (59 years old)

9 January

33. Paul Koslo

Actor | The Omega Man

Lean-faced, intense-looking, German-born, Canada-raised Paul Koslo was at his busiest during the 1970s, usually playing shifty, untrustworthy and often downright nasty characters. He first broke into films at age 22 in the low-budget Little White Crimes (1966), and then appeared in a rush of movies ...

Died of pancreatic cancer in Lake Hughes, California.

1944-2019 (74 years old)

9 January

34. Lucretia Love

Actress | The Arena

Lucretia Love was born on March 25, 1941 in Borger, Texas, USA as Lucretia Hickerson. She was an actress, known for The Arena (1974), Love Angels (1974) and La figliastra (Storia di corna e di passione) (1976). She was married to Mauro Parenti and Luc, Jean-Baptiste. She died on January 9, 2019 in ...

Died in the Seychelles.

1941-2019 (77 years old)

9 January

35. Fernando Luján

Actor | Cinco días sin Nora

Fernando Luján was born on August 23, 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia as Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz. He was an actor and writer, known for Nora's Will (2008), The Last Call (2013) and ¿Qué haremos con papá? (1966). He was married to Martha Mariana Castro. He died on January 11, 2019 ...

Died of respiratory failure in Puerto Escondido, Mexico.

1938-2019 (80 years old)

11 January

36. Jo Andres

Director | Black Kites

Jo Andres was an American filmmaker, choreographer and artist.

Andres first became known on the kinetic downtown New York performance scene of the 1980s for her film/dance/light performances, shown at The Performing Garage, La Mama E.T.C., P.S. 122, St. Marks Danspace, and the Collective for Living ...

Died of peritoneal sclerosis in New York, New York.

1953-2019 (65 years old)

11 January

37. Kishore Pradhan

Actor | Jab We Met

Kishore Pradhan was born on November 1, 1936 in Nagpur, India. He was an actor, known for Jab We Met (2007), Carry On, Munna Bhai (2006) and C.I.D. (1998). He died on January 11, 2019 in Mumbai, India.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

12 January

38. Mark Urman

Producer | Monster's Ball

Mark Urman was born on November 24, 1952 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Mark Arnold Urman. He is known for his work on Monster's Ball (2001), Death and the Maiden (1994) and Affliction (1997). He was married to Deborah Davis. He died on January 12, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Died of cancer.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

12 January

1934-2019 (84 years old)

12 January

40. Mel Stottlemyre

Self | 1964 World Series

Mel Stottlemyre was born on November 13, 1941 in Hazleton, Missouri, USA as Melvin Leon Stottlemyre. He was married to Jean Mitchell. He died on January 13, 2019 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Died of bone marrow cancer in Seattle, Washington.

1941-2019 (77 years old)

13 January

41. Sally Fraser

Actress | War of the Colossal Beast

In her brief but noted screen career in the late 1950s, vivacious blonde Sally Fraser ran screaming from spiders, aliens, monsters and giants and straight into minor cult filmdom. While not handed many roles that would show off her true acting mettle, Sally, whose slight resemblance to Marjorie Lord...

Died of an illness in Harrison, Idaho.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

13 January

42. Wieslaw Zdort

Cinematographer | Pokuszenie

Wieslaw Zdort was born on April 27, 1931 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on Temptation (1995), Pajeczarki (1993) and 5 i 1/2 Bladego Józka (1971). He was married to Barbara Sass. He died on January 14, 2019 in Warsaw.

Died in Warsaw, Poland.

1931-2019 (87 years old)

14 January

43. Giorgos Tzortzis

Actor | Ta dyhtia tis dropis

Giorgos Tzortzis was born on July 30, 1938 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor, known for Ta dyhtia tis dropis (1965), Giannis kai Maria (1982) and Matomena homata (2008). He was married to Tonia Kaziani. He died on January 14, 2019 in Athens.

Died in Athens, Greece.

1938-2019 (80 years old)

14 January

44. Carol Channing

Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in...

Died of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, California.

1921-2019 (97 years old)

15 January

45. Mónica Galán

Actress | Últimos días de la víctima

Mónica Galán was born on October 16, 1950 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Mónica Susana Galán. She was an actress, known for Últimos días de la víctima (1982), Malparida (2010) and Little Miracles (1997). She died on January 15, 2019 in Buenos Aires.

Died in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1950-2019 (68 years old)

15 January

46. Thelma Tixou

Actress | Santa Sangre

Thelma Tixou was born on May 4, 1944 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Thelma Delia Suklenik. She was an actress, known for Santa Sangre (1989), La muchacha del cuerpo de oro (1967) and La superdotada (1984). She died on January 15, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.

1944-2019 (75 years old)

15 January

47. Bruce Tufeld

Son of famed announcer (and voice of the "Lost in Space" robot) Dick Tufeld.

Died of liver cancer in Los Angeles, California.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

15 January

48. Lorna Doom

Self | The Decline of Western Civilization

Lorna Doom was born on January 4, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Teresa Marie Ryan. She was an actress, known for The Decline of Western Civilization (1981). She was married to Gary. She died on January 16, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

Died of cancer in Thousand Oaks, California.

1957-2019 (61 years old)

16 January

49. Teddi Sherman

Writer | Four Faces West

Teddi Sherman was born on April 1, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Theodora Lois Sherman. She was a writer and actress, known for Four Faces West (1948), Mannix (1967) and Sea Hunt (1958). She was married to Allan B. Baylin. She died on January 16, 2019 in Malibu, California, USA.

Died of natural causes in Los Angeles, California.

1921-2019 (97 years old)

16 January

50. Windsor Davies

Actor | It Ain't Half Hot Mum

Windsor Davies was born on August 28, 1930 in Canning Town, London, England. He was an actor, known for It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974), Ring Out an Alibi (1964) and Carry On England (1976). He was married to Eluned (Lynne) Evans. He died on January 17, 2019 in the UK.

Died in the UK.

1930-2019 (88 years old)

17 January

51. Nick Redman

Producer | A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers

Nick Redman was born on April 15, 1955 in Wimbledon, London, England. He was a producer and director, known for A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers (1998), Becoming John Ford (2007) and Lucky Star (1929). He died on January 17, 2019 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Died of cancer in Santa Monica, California.

1955-2019 (64 years old)

17 January

52. Daniel C. Striepeke

Make_up_department | Forrest Gump

Daniel C. Striepeke was born on October 8, 1930 in Sonoma County, California, USA as Daniel Charles Striepeke. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Cast Away (2000) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). He was married to Sherry Sexton. He died in January 2019 in West Los Angeles, California.

Died of natural causes in Los Angeles, California.

1930-2019 (88 years old)

17 January

53. Barbara Claman

Casting_department | Days of Heaven

Barbara Claman was born on June 28, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Days of Heaven (1978), The Changeling (1980) and Santa Barbara (1984). She died on January 17, 2019 in Winsted, Connecticut, USA.

Died in Winsted, Connecticut.

1929-2019 (89 years old)

17 January

54. Pulat Saidkasymov

Actor | Dalyokie blizkie gody

Pulat Saidkasymov was born on October 8, 1931 in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR. He was an actor, known for Dalyokie blizkie gody (1976), Ya ey nravlyus (1985) and Chrezvychainyy komissar (1970). He died on January 18, 2019.

1931-2019 (87 years old)

18 January

55. Sylvia Kay

Actress | Wake in Fright

Sylvia Kay was born on May 16, 1936 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England as Sylvia Margaret Kay. She was an actress, known for Wake in Fright (1971), Just Good Friends (1983) and The Avengers (1961). She was married to Christopher Douglas and Ted Kotcheff. She died on January 18, 2019 in London, ...

Died in London, England.

1936-2019 (82 years old)

18 January

56. Tony Mendez

Writer | Argo

Tony Mendez was born on November 15, 1940 in Eureka, Nevada, USA as Antonio Joseph Mendez. He is known for his work on Argo (2012), Our Man in Tehran (2013) and Argo: Absolute Authenticity (2013). He was married to Jonna Mendez and Karen. He died on January 19, 2019 in Frederick, Maryland, USA.

Died of Parkinson's disease in Frederick, Maryland.

1940-2019 (78 years old)

19 January

57. Muriel Pavlow

Actress | Murder She Said

Lovely, delicate-looking actress Muriel Pavlow belongs firmly to the British cinema of the 1950s and often provided a nice counterbalance to the hectic goings-on in many comedies. Born in 1921 in Leigh, Kent, England, she was a dominant stage actress despite her petite frame and made her theatrical...

Died in the UK.

1921-2019 (97 years old)

19 January

58. François Perrot

Actor | Coup de torchon

François Perrot was born on February 26, 1924 in Paris, France as Fernand Albert Perrot. He was an actor, known for Coup de Torchon (1981), The Avignon Prophecy (2007) and Les fiancées de l'empire (1981). He died on January 20, 2019 in Livry-Gargan, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.

Died of natural causes in Livry-Gargan, France.

1924-2019 (94 years old)

20 January

59. Andrew G. Vajna

Producer | Evita

Andy Vajna was born in Budapest. In 1956 at the age of 12, he fled from Hungary and with the support of Red Cross he made his way alone to Canada. Vajna launched his career in the entertainment industry with his purchase of motion picture theaters in the Far East. He founded Panasia Films Limited ...

Died of a heart attack in Budapest, Hungary.

1944-2019 (74 years old)

20 January

60. Van Brockmann

Actor | Alone

Van Brockmann (born Van Thanh Pham) was born in Fort Worth, Texas on April 10, 1988. He was adopted at the age of 8 1/2, and grew up in Maryland, the son of two Episcopal priests. Van grew a passion for acting at a young age and began his debut on stage by participating in Nativity Plays and ...

Died of suicide in Scituate, Massachusetts.

1988-2019 (30 years old)

20 January

61. Rosemarie Stack

Actress | The Big Bluff

Rosemarie Bowe frequently turned heads with her flashing turquoise eyes, sultry mane of black hair and sparkling personality. Effortlessly diverting attention from the scenic location spots of her mid-'50s film adventures and dramas, her stroll before the cameras was short--it was over within a few...

Died in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

20 January

62. Marie Kyselková

Actress | Touha

Marie Kyselková was born on August 20, 1935 in Brno, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress, known for Touha (1958), The Princess with the Golden Star (1959) and The Windy Mountain (1955). She was married to Petr Hanicinec. She died on January 21, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic.

1935-2019 (83 years old)

21 January

63. Kaye Ballard

Actress | Cinderella

Singing funny girl Kaye Ballard was born to perform...and perform she did, in a career spanning eight decades. With a strong comedy background and tunnel mouth to rival Martha Raye, the broad and bouncy trouper drew laughs on the musical stage, in night clubs, in recordings and on TV. As the ...

Died of kidney cancer in Rancho Mirage, California.

1925-2019 (93 years old)

21 January

1946-2019 (72 years old)

21 January

65. Merwin Goldsmith

Actor | The Hurricane

Merwin Goldsmith was born on August 7, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for The Hurricane (1999), It Could Happen to You (1994) and Rounders (1998). He was married to Barbara Parry. He died on January 21, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA.

Died in New York, New York.

1937-2019 (81 years old)

21 January

66. Russell Baker

Self | Masterpiece Theatre

Russell Baker was born on August 14, 1925 in Loudon County, Virginia, USA as Russell Wayne Baker. He was married to Miriam Emily "Mimi" Nash. He died on January 21, 2019 in Leesburg, Virginia.

Died of a fall in Leesburg, Virginia.

1925-2019 (93 years old)

21 January

67. Steve Bean

Actor | Mousehunt

Steve Bean was born on April 27, 1960 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA as Stephen Joseph Levy. He is known for his work on Mousehunt (1997), Blast from the Past (1999) and Shakes the Clown (1991). He was married to Caroline Carrigan. He died on January 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Died of cancer in Los Angeles, California.

1960-2019 (58 years old)

21 January

68. Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala (born 31 October 1990) was an Argentine footballer who in 2012 made his professional debut with the Bourdeaux football team in France. Three years later, he signed a five-year contract with Ligue 1 Nantes. It was not until 19 January 2019 that Sala then joined the Premier League side ...

Died in a plane crash in the English Channel.

1990-2019 (28 years old)

21 January

69. Harris Wofford

Self | Freedom Riders

Harris Wofford was born on April 9, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA as Harris Llewellyn Wofford. He was married to Matthew Charlton and Clare Lindgren. He died on January 21, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

Died of a fall in Washington DC.

1926-2019 (92 years old)

21 January

70. James Frawley

Director | The Muppet Movie

James Frawley was born on September 29, 1936 in Houston, Texas, USA as James Joseph Frawley. He was a director and producer, known for The Muppet Movie (1979), The Big Bus (1976) and The Monkees (1966). He was married to Cynthia Margaret. He died on January 22, 2019 in Indian Wells, California, USA.

Died of a heart attack in Indian Wells, California.

1936-2019 (82 years old)

22 January

71. Kevin Barnett

Writer | Unhitched

Kevin Barnett was born on August 7, 1986 in Florida, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Unhitched (2008), Rel (2018) and Broad City (2014). He died on January 22, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Died of pancreatitis in Tijuana, Mexico.

1986-2019 (32 years old)

22 January

72. Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul

Composer | Haajar Bachhar Dhorey

Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul is a renowned music composer in Bangladesh. He is known for composing many of the country's most patriotic songs along with creating songs and background scores for hundreds of movies. He has won many awards, including the Ekushe Padak in 2010.

Bulbul was a freedom fighter in the...

Died of a heart attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

1956-2019 (63 years old)

22 January

73. Themos Anastasiadis

Actor | To fili tis... Zois

Themos Anastasiadis was born on January 6, 1958 as Themistoklis Anastasiadis. He was an actor and producer, known for To Fili Tis... Zois (2007), Bilies (1994) and Ola 7even (2006). He was married to Vasiliki Panayotopoulos. He died on January 22, 2019 in Athens, Greece.

Died of cancer in Athens, Greece.

1958-2019 (61 years old)

22 January

74. Dean Copkov

Stunts | Pacific Rim

Dean Copkov was born on April 1, 1966 in Canada. He is known for his work on Pacific Rim (2013), The Incredible Hulk (2008) and RoboCop (2014). He died on January 22, 2019 in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.

Died in a homicide in Collingwood, Canada.

1966-2019 (52 years old)

22 January

75. Jonas Mekas

Director | The Brig

Jonas Mekas, born December 24, 1922, Semeniskiai, Birzai, Lithuania, is a director, cinematographer, editor, writer, actor, poet, artist and publicist. More than 60 years of tireless work in film, arts and media has earned him the epithet "The Godfather of American Avant-Garde Cinema". In 1944 ...

Died in Brooklyn, New York.

1922-2019 (96 years old)

23 January

76. Aloysius Pang

Actor | C.L.I.F.

Aloysius Pang was born on August 24, 1990 in Singapore as Wei Chong Pang. He was an actor, known for C.L.I.F. (2011), The Truth Seekers (2016) and World at Your Feet (2014). He died on January 23, 2019 in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Died in an army training accident in Hamilton, New Zealand.

1990-2019 (28 years old)

23 January

77. Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi

Composer | My Lady-Ruva Rangu

Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi was born on September 22, 1952 in Harare, Zimbabwe. He was an actor and composer, known for My Lady-Ruva Rangu, Zimbabwe - Respect for Africa (1994) and Jit (1990). He died on January 23, 2019 in Harare.

Died of diabetes in Harare, Zimbabwe.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

23 January

78. Caio Junqueira

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Caio Junqueira was born on November 15, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Caio de Lima Torres Junqueira. He was an actor, known for Elite Squad (2007), Buena Sorte (1996) and Central Station (1998). He died on January 23, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro.

Died in a car crash in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1976-2019 (42 years old)

23 January

79. François Protat

Cinematographer | Johnny Mnemonic

Son of a film technician, major Québec cinematographer, he is the father of Martin Protat.

Died in Montreal, Canada.

?-2019 (age unknown)

23 January

80. Aysen Gruda

Actress | Kagit

Aysen Gruda (born 22 August 1944 in Istanbul) is a Turkish actress and comedian. Aysen Gruda was born in Istanbul. Her sisters Ayben and Ayten would also go on to become actors. Aysen Gruda appeared in several musicals such as "Mum Söndü", "Deve Kusu Kabare", "Hababam Sinifi Müzikali", "Yedi Kocali...

Died of pancreatic cancer in Istanbul, Turkey.

1944-2019 (74 years old)

23 January

Died in Colorado.

1942-2019 (76 years old)

c. 24 January

82. Dusan Makavejev

Director | W.R. - Misterije organizma

Dusan Makavejev is the premier figure in Yugoslavian film history; his films are deeply rooted in his nation's painful postwar experiences and draw on important Yugoslavian cinematic and cultural models. Makavejev's work has violated many political and sexual taboos and invited censorship in dozens...

Died in Belgrade, Serbia.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

25 January

83. Fatima Ali

Self | Samantha Brown's Places to Love

Fatima Ali was born on April 9, 1989 in Lahore, Pakistan. She died on January 25, 2019 in San Marino, California, USA.

Died of Ewing's sarcoma.

1989-2019 (29 years old)

25 January

84. Meshulam Riklis

Actor | Fake-Out

Meshulam Riklis was born on December 2, 1923 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is known for his work on Fake-Out (1982), Butterfly (1982) and The Annual Daily Variety Honors. A Salutes to Army Archerd (1993). He was married to Tali Sinai Riklis, Pia Zadora and Judith Stern. He died on January 25, 2019 in Tel...

Died in Tel Aviv, Israel.

1923-2019 (95 years old)

25 January

85. Matt Rose

Make_up_department | Hellboy

Matt Rose was born on October 22, 1965 in South Laguna Beach, California, USA. He is known for his work on Hellboy (2004), The Nutty Professor (1996) and Predator (1987). He died on January 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

Died in Los Angeles, California.

1965-2019 (53 years old)

25 January

86. Steve Bell

Self | ABC World News This Morning

Steve Bell was born on December 9, 1935 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA as Stephen Scott Bell. He was married to Joyce Dillavou. He died on January 25, 2019 in Muncie, Indiana, USA.

Died in Muncie, Indiana.

1935-2019 (83 years old)

25 January

87. Michel Legrand

Composer | The Thomas Crown Affair

Michel Legrand is a three-time Academy Award-winning French composer, conductor and pianist who composed over 200 film and television scores as well as recorded over a hundred albums of jazz, popular and classical music.

He was born on February 24, 1932, in Becon-les-Bruyeres, in the Paris suburbs, ...

Died of sepsis in Paris, France.

1932-2019 (86 years old)

26 January

88. Ludek Munzar

Actor | Jarní vody

Ludek Munzar was born on March 20, 1933 in Nová Vcelnice, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor, known for Spring Waters (1968), Palette of Love (1976) and Dobrodruzství kriminalistiky (1989). He was married to Jana Hlavácová and Nad'a Munzarová. He died on January 26, 2019 in Praha, Czech ...

Died of Parkinson's disease in Prague, Czech Republic.

1933-2019 (85 years old)

26 January

89. Wagner Montes

Actor | A Morte transparente

Wagner Montes was born on July 18, 1954 in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Wagner Montes dos Santos. He was an actor, known for A Morte transparente (1978), Runnin' After Love (1980) and A Pantera Nua (1979). He died on January 26, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.

Died of septic shock and abdominal sepsis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1954-2019 (64 years old)

26 January

90. William Esper

Self | Biography

William Esper was born on August 2, 1932 in Pennsylvania, USA as William Joseph Esper. He was married to Suzanne Esper. He died on January 26, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA.

Died of Lewy body disease in New York, New York.

1932-2019 (87 years old)

26 January

91. Ken Welch

Music_department | Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments

Ken Welch was born on February 4, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Kenneth Howard Welch. He is known for his work on Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (1973), Linda in Wonderland (1980) and The Magical World of Disney (1954). He was married to Mitzie Welch. He died on January 26, ...

Died in Encino, California.

1926-2019 (92 years old)

26 January

92. Pepe Smith

Actor | Banal

Pepe Smith was born on December 25, 1947 in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines as Joseph William Feliciano Smith. He was an actor, known for Banal (2008), The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005) and Singing in Graveyards (2016). He died on January 28, 2019 in the Philippines.

Died of cardiac arrest in the Philippines.

1947-2019 (71 years old)

28 January

93. James Ingram

Soundtrack | Junior

As a sophomore at the University of Akron, he left town to come to Los Angeles with his band, Revelation Funk. The band broke up shortly after arriving in L.A. Shortly afterward, Ingram started working with Ray Charles as a piano player.

After Quincy Jones heard James Ingram's voice on "Just Once," ...

Died of brain cancer in Los Angeles, California.

1952-2019 (66 years old)

29 January

94. Sanford Sylvan

Actor | The Death of Klinghoffer

Sanford Sylvan was born on December 19, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA as Sanford Mead Sylvan. He was an actor, known for The Death of Klinghoffer (2003) and Great Performances (1971). He died on January 29, 2019 in Manhattan, New York City.

Died in Manhattan, New York.

1953-2019 (65 years old)

29 January

95. Fernando Gaitán

Writer | Hasta que la plata nos separe

Fernando Gaitán was born on November 9, 1960 in Bogotá, Colombia as Fernando Gaitán Salom. He was a writer and producer, known for Hasta que la plata nos separe (2006), The Ugly Duckling (2015) and I Heart Betty La Fea (2008). He died on January 29, 2019 in Bogota, Colombia.

Died of heart failure in Bogotá, Colombia.

1960-2019 (58 years old)

29 January

96. Dick Miller

Actor | The Terminator

Born in the Bronx, New York to Russian Jewish immigrant parents (Isidor "Ira" and Rita Blucher Miller), Richard Miller served in the U.S. Navy for a few years and earned a prize title as a middleweight boxer. He settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, where he was noticed by producer/director ...

Died of natural causes in Toluca Lake, California.

1928-2019 (90 years old)

30 January

97. Igor Kan

Actor | Kin-dza-dza!

Igor Kan was born on January 29, 1938 in the Soviet Union as Igor Ivanovitch Kan. He was an actor, known for Kin-dza-dza! (1986), Taktika bega na dlinnuyu distantsiyu (1978) and Kommentariy k prosheniyu o pomilovanii (1988). He died on January 30, 2019.

1938-2019 (81 years old)

30 January

98. Diane Gaidry

Actress | Loving Annabelle

Diane Gaidry (born October 11, 1964 in South Dakota) is an American film and theatre actress. She received her B.F.A. in acting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She played the role of Simone Bradley in the 2006 film Loving Annabelle, directed by Katherine Brooks. Diane was awarded the Outstanding...

Died of breast cancer in Buffalo, New York.

1964-2019 (54 years old)

30 January

99. Marty Thomas

Director | Madness

Marty Thomas is the director of feature films for Lionsgate, Starmedia and others. He is co-owner of film production company, Ridiculous Pictures Studio LLC. Marty also directs popular national commercials, original series and promos for NBC/Universal, E! Entertainment and media for Amnesty ...

Died in Santa Barbara, California.

1958-2019 (60 years old)

30 January

100. Harold Bradley

Self | The Legend of Lefty

Harold Bradley was born on January 2, 1926 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Harold Ray Bradley. He died on January 31, 2019 in Nashville.

Died in Nashville, Tennessee.

1926-2019 (93 years old)

31 January



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