Deaths: January 4

by bcampos862 | created - 04 Jan 2017 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

1. Stuart Scott

Actor | The Kid

Stuart Scott was born on July 19, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Stuart Orlando Scott. He was an actor, known for The Kid (2000), Drumline (2002) and He Got Game (1998). He was married to Kimberley Alice Emmons. He died on January 4, 2015 in Avon, Connecticut, USA.

2. Ada Falcon

Actress | Idolos de la radio

Ada Falcon was born on August 17, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Aída Elsa Ada Falcon. She was an actress, known for Idols of the Radio (1934), Tu cuna fue un conventillo (1925) and The Bachelor (1997). She died on January 4, 2002 in Salsipuedes, Córdoba, Argentina.

3. Aharon Appelfeld

Writer | Tsili

Aharon Appelfeld was born on February 16, 1932 in Sadhora, Chernivtsi region, Ukraine as Erwin Appelfeld. He was a writer, known for Tsili (2014), Vers où Israël? (2012) and From Language to Language (2004). He was married to Judith. He died on January 4, 2018 in Petah Tikva, Israel.

4. Albert Camus

Writer | The Misunderstanding

Albert Camus was born on November 7, 1913, in Mondovi, Algeria. His parents were Spanish-French-Algerian (pied noir) colonists. His father, named Lucien Camus died in the Battle of Marne (1914) during WWI. His mother, named Catherine Helene Sintes was of Spanish origin, she was a mute deaf, due to ...

5. Benito Pérez Galdós

Writer | Beauty in Chains

Spanish novelist Benito Perez Galdos was born in Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, in 1843 to a wealthy family. He was sent to an English school in the Canary Islands, and later he studied law at the University of Madrid. Although he graduated with a law degree, the practice of law never ...

6. Berry Kroeger

Actor | Gun Crazy

Born and educated in the well-to-do Alamo Heights area of San Antonio, Texas, Berry Kroeger first acted in local theatrical productions at the San Pedro Playhouse. His silky voice seemed tailor-made for a lengthy career on radio. By 1931, he was active both as announcer and purveyor of dramatic ...

7. Bill Lancaster

Writer | The Thing

Bill was known by his friends as "Billy", when he was a youth. He attended "public" school, as many actor's sons and daughters did in the 1960s. He was never athletic since he was stricken with a childhood disease. He was well liked at Emerson Junior High School in West Los Angeles, California. He ...

8. Brian Gibson

Producer | Frida

Brian Gibson was born on September 22, 1944 in London, England. He was a director and writer, known for Frida (2002), Play for Today (1970) and Breaking Glass (1980). He was married to Paula Guarderas and Lynn Whitfield. He died on January 4, 2004 in London.

9. Casey Johnson

Self | E! True Hollywood Story

Casey Johnson was born on September 24, 1979 in Florida, USA. She died on January 4, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Conrad L. Hall

Cinematographer | American Beauty

Born in Tahiti, the son of writer James Norman Hall, author of "Mutiny on the Bounty," Conrad Hall studied filmmaking at USC. He and two classmates formed a production company and sold a project to a local television station. Hall's company branched out into making industrial films and TV ...

11. Donal Donnelly

Actor | The Godfather: Part III

Donal Donnelly was an Irish actor best known in the cinema for roles in The Knack... and How to Get It (1965) and The Godfather: Part III (1990) and on stage for his work in the plays of Brian Friel. He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, on July 6, 1931, but raised in Dublin, Ireland. In ...

12. Gerry Rafferty

Soundtrack | 50/50

Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...

13. Gustavo Kupinski

Self | Que sea rock

Gustavo Kupinski was born on January 18, 1974 in Palermo, Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina. He was married to Flavia Cuellas. He died on January 4, 2011 in Dolores, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

14. Harry Fowler

Actor | The Pickwick Papers

Harry Fowler was born on December 10, 1926 in Lambeth, London, England as Henry James Fowler. He is known for his work on The Pickwick Papers (1952), Hue and Cry (1947) and Went the Day Well? (1942). He was married to Catherine Palmer and Joan Dowling. He died on January 4, 2012 in London.

15. Iron Eyes Cody

Actor | Indian Agent

Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha ...

16. Johannes Brost

Actor | Avalon

Spending his youth in Skåne, due to his mother's engagement at the Malmö City Theater, wasn't easy for somebody with a Stockholm accent, but Johannes avoided being bullied by cracking jokes and doing pranks. At 18 he applied to acting school but was rejected. He applied successfully later and has ...

18. Les Brown

Soundtrack | Battleship

Famed band leader, composer, author, arranger and conductor, educated at Ithaca College, the New York Military Academy, and Duke University (where he led the dance orchestra). He worked as a freelance arranger, and formed the Band of Renown in 1938, touring until 1947. He joined ASCAP in 1952, ...

19. Mae Questel

Actress | National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Her Orthodox Jewish family were totally averse to her having an entertainment career. Her parents and grandparents forced her to leave the Theatre Guild school (New York) while still a teenager and had their wills drawn up accordingly so as to discourage this career choice.

Studied drama at Columbia...

20. Michel Galabru

Actor | Subway

Michel Galabru was born on October 27, 1922 in Safi, French Protectorate of Morocco as Michel Louis Edmond Galabru. He was an actor and writer, known for Subway (1985), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) and La Cage aux Folles (1978). He was married to Claude Etevenon and Annette Jacquot. He died...

21. Oscar Polk

Actor | Gone with the Wind

Oscar Polk was born on December 25, 1899 in Marianna, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), The Green Pastures (1936) and Reap the Wild Wind (1942). He was married to Ivy V. Polk. He died on January 4, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA.

22. Phil Lynott

Soundtrack | A Knight's Tale

Phil Lynott was born on August 20, 1949 in West Bromwich, Birmingham, England as Philip Parris Lynott. He was married to Caroline Crowther. He died on January 4, 1986 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

23. Phyllis Gates

The James Dean Story

Phyllis Gates was born on December 7, 1925 in Dawson, Minnesota, USA as Phyllis Lucille Gates. She was married to Rock Hudson. She died on January 4, 2006 in Marina del Ray, California, USA.

24. Pino Daniele

Soundtrack | Pensavo fosse amore invece era un calesse

Pino Daniele was born on March 19, 1955 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Giuseppe Daniele. He was married to Fabiola Sciabbarasi and Dorina Giangrande. He died on January 4, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

25. Rahul Dev Burman

Composer | Sholay

Rahul Dev Burman was born on June 27, 1939 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a composer, known for Sholay (1975), 1942: A Love Story (1994) and Sanam Teri Kasam (1982). He was married to Asha Bhosle and Rita Patel. He died on January 4, 1994 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

26. Ralph Dumke

Actor | All the King's Men

Ralph Dumke was born on July 25, 1899 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Ralph Ernest Dumke. He was an actor, known for All the King's Men (1949), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and Mystery Street (1950). He was married to Greta Leona Edner. He died on January 4, 1964 in Sherman Oaks, California...

27. Ray Thomas

Composer | Journey Into Amazing Caves

Ray Thomas was born on December 29, 1941 in Stourport on Severn, England as Raymond Thomas. He was an actor, known for Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001), The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin (1967) and The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin (B&W Version) (1967). He was married to Lee Lightle....

28. Rayya Elias

Director | Anonymous

Rayya Elias was born on April 16, 1960. She was a director and writer, known for Anonymous (2004), The Lunchroom (2006) and We Are All Angels (2017). She died on January 4, 2018 in New York City, New York, USA.

29. Robert Stigwood

Producer | Evita

Robert Stigwood was born on April 16, 1934 in Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia as Robert Colin Stigwood. He is known for his work on Evita (1996), Gallipoli (1981) and Grease 2 (1982). He died on January 4, 2016 in London, England.

30. Sandro

Actor | Tú me enloqueces

Sandro was born on August 19, 1945, as Roberto Sanchez. He began the secondary school and was expelled in the first year. In 1960 he formed of his first band of music called "Blue Trio" (Trío Azul). Later, when one of the members of the group gone, turned into the duo "The Caribs" (Los Caribes). ...

31. Steve Raines

Actor | Rawhide

Steve Raines was born on June 17, 1916 in Grants Pass, Oregon, USA as Steve Edward Raines. He is known for his work on Rawhide (1959), Sheriff of Wichita (1949) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He was married to Sally Jean Durkus. He died on January 4, 1996 in Grants Pass.

32. Thelma White

Actress | Tell Your Children

Sassy comedienne Thelma White became a rather reluctant entry into cult film history with her infamous role as blonde vixen "Mae Colman", who pushes marijuana ("demon weed") onto unsuspecting school-age youths in the classic 1930s turkey Reefer Madness (1936) (aka "Reefer Madness" (1936)). It was ...

33. Tim O'Kelly

Actor | Targets

Tim O'Kelly was born on March 12, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Timothy Patrick Wright. He was an actor, known for Targets (1968), Hawaii Five-O (1968) and The Monroes (1966). He was married to Evelyn Rudie. He died on January 4, 1990 in Los Angeles.

34. Tony Lip

Actor | Goodfellas

Tony Lip (born Frank Anthony Vallelonga) originates from the Bronx, New York. He worked for twelve years at the world-famous Copacabana Nightclub in New York City. At the Copa, he played host to the most famous personalities of the era, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Bobby Darin. Lip ...



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