Deaths: January 25

by bcampos862 | created - 25 Jan 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Ava Gardner

Actress | On the Beach

Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window ...

2. Adele Astaire

Writer | Round the Film Studios

Adele and her brother Fred were the toast of Broadway in the 1920s and early thirties with such shows as Lady be Good and Funny Face. Many thought Adele was the greater entertainer of the pair, comparing her to Fanny Brice and Imogene Coca. Fred was far more serious about his craft and would ...

3. Al Capone

Infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone was born in the tough Williamsburgh section of Brooklyn, NY, the fourth of nine children of Italian immigrants from Naples. Capone was a born sociopath. In the sixth grade he beat up a teacher and promptly quit school. He picked up his education from the streets,...

4. Ana María Lynch

Actress | La quintrala

Ana María Lynch was born on December 13, 1918 in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina as Ana Maria Martinez. She was an actress, known for La quintrala (1954), Confesión (1940) and El puente del castigo (1946). She died on January 25, 1976 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

5. Arnaud Giovaninetti

Actor | L'amant

Arnaud Giovaninetti was born on July 3, 1967 in Amiens, Somme, France as Arnaud Pascal Giovaninetti. He was an actor, known for The Lover (1992), Tango (2010) and Low Profile (1993). He died on January 24, 2018 in Taverny, Val-d'Oise, France.

6. Christopher Allport

Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.

Christopher Allport was born on June 17, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Alexander Wise Allport Jr. He was an actor, known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Queen (1993) and Jack Frost (1997). He was married to Susan Elizabeth Hayden and Carolyn Jones. He died on January 25, 2008 in ...

7. Claribel Alegría

Self | Cortázar: Apuntes para un documental

Claribel Alegría was born on May 12, 1924 in Estelí, Nicaragua as Clara Isabel Alegría Vides. She was an executive. She was married to Darwin Flakoll. She died on January 25, 2018 in Managua, Nicaragua.

8. Cliff Norton

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Cliff Norton was born on March 21, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Clifford Charles Norton. He was an actor, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) and Harry and Tonto (1974). He died on January 25, 2003 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Colleen Moore

Actress | Lilac Time

Colleen Moore was born Kathleen Morrison in Port Huron, Michigan. Her father was an irrigation engineer and his job was good enough to provide the family a middle-class environment. She was educated in parochial schools and studied at the famed Detroit Conservatory. Colleen's family moved to ...

10. Dale Van Sickel

Actor | Radar Patrol vs. Spy King

Dale Van Sickel was born on November 29, 1907 in Eatonton, Georgia, USA as Dale Harris Van Sickel. He is known for his work on Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1949), Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952) and The Crimson Ghost (1946). He was married to Iris Van Sickel. He died on January 25, 1977 in Newport...

11. Demis Roussos

Soundtrack | Wild Child

Demis Roussos was born on June 15, 1946 in Alexandria, Egypt as Artemios Ventouris Roussos. He was married to Marie, Dominique and Monique. He died on January 25, 2015 in Athens, Greece.

12. Diana Barrymore

Actress | Between Us Girls

"Too Much, Too Soon" was the story of Diana's life, and the title of her autobiography. Her father was stage and screen legend John Barrymore; and her mother was Blanche Oelrichs (who wrote under the masculine pseudonym Michael Strange), who had just divorced Mr. Thomas and had 2 children (Leonard ...

13. Emilio Vieyra

Director | Comandos azules

Emilio Vieyra was born on October 12, 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a director and writer, known for Comandos azules (1980), The Curious Dr. Humpp (1969) and Los irrompibles (1975). He died on January 25, 2010 in Buenos Aires.

14. Herman Wedemeyer

Actor | Hawaii Five-O

Herman Wedemeyer was born on May 20, 1924 in Hilo, Hawaii, USA as Herman John Wedemeyer. He was an actor, known for Hawaii Five-O (1968), Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Hawaii Five-O (1997). He died on January 25, 1999 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

15. Jack Mendelsohn

Writer | Yellow Submarine

Jack Mendelsohn was born on November 8, 1926. He is known for his work on Yellow Submarine (1968), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967). He was married to Carol. He died on January 25, 2017 in the USA.

16. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

17. John Morris

Music_department | Blazing Saddles

John Morris was born on October 18, 1926 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA as John Leonard Morris. He is known for his work on Blazing Saddles (1974), The Elephant Man (1980) and Coach (1989). He was married to Francesca Bosetti. He died on January 25, 2018 in Red Hook, New York, USA.

18. John Smith

Actor | Blood Legacy

Actor John Smith was born Robert Errol Van Orden in Los Angeles. He began his career singing with The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir, a group which appeared in two Bing Crosby films, Going My Way (1944) and The Bells of St. Mary's (1945).

His agent Henry Willson, who also gave Tab Hunter and Rock Hudson ...

19. Jonathan Larson

Soundtrack | Rent

Jonathan Larson was born to Allan and Nanette Larson in Mount Vernon, New York, on February 4, 1960. A talented actor and musician, he was offered a full scholarship to Adelphi University on Long Island, where he met his idol (and later mentor) Stephen Sondheim. After graduating, he moved to the ...

20. José Luis Cabezas

José Luis Cabezas died on January 25, 1997 in General Madariaga, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

21. Kevin Geer

Actor | The Pelican Brief

Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...

22. Kim Manners

Producer | The X Files

Kim Manners was born on January 13, 1951 in the USA. He was a producer and director, known for The X-Files (1993), Supernatural (2005) and Charlie's Angels (1976). He died on January 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

23. Lilian Bond

Actress | The Old Dark House

An attractive, wavy-haired brunette Londoner, Lilian Bond graduated from Brompton Oratory School and began her show business career in pantomimes and revues as a teenager. She travelled to America in 1926 to appear on Broadway in the 'Ziegfeld Follies' and for Earl Carroll's 'Vanities', as well as ...

24. Mabel Manzotti

Actress | Vidas robadas

Mabel Manzotti was born on July 28, 1938 in La Violetta, Pergamino, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Vidas robadas (2008), Vamos a soñar por el amor (1971) and Blum (1970). She died on January 25, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25. Mary Tyler Moore

Actress | Ordinary People

Mary Tyler Moore was born on December 29, 1936, in Flatbush, Brooklyn, to Marjorie (Hackett) and George Tyler Moore, a clerk. Her maternal grandparents were English immigrants, and her father was of English, Irish, and German descent. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her ...

26. Mike Minor

Actor | Petticoat Junction

The son of television producer Don Fedderson, Mike Minor was raised in San Francisco and educated at the University High School in Los Angeles and Brown Military Academy in San Diego. At 14, Mike was taking voice lessons when he got his first professional singing gig at the "Ye Little Club in ...

27. Robert Rockwell

Actor | Our Miss Brooks

As heartthrob "Mr. Boynton" on "Our Miss Brooks", Robert Rockwell was so identified with the role that other, dramatic roles were often denied him. Still, after beginning his career as a contract player for Republic Studios he appeared in over 350 television shows over fifty years, and on stage ...

28. Stanley Brock

Actor | Hard to Kill

Stanley Brock lived in the lower east side of Manhattan on E.14th St. In his earlier days he was doing a comedy routine with a girl. The name of the act was called Stan and Nan. They would perform one nighters in the Upstate NY area - the Catskills' - or, as the area was more commonly known; The "...

29. Suzanne Storrs

Actress | The DuPont Show of the Month

Suzanne Storrs was born on April 13, 1934 in Provo, Utah, USA as Suzanne Storrs Poulton. She was an actress, known for The DuPont Show of the Month (1957), The Heiress (1961) and Hawaiian Eye (1959). She was married to Lionel Pincus. She died on January 25, 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

30. Tommy Banks

Actor | Nine Months

Thomas Henry Banks, born in Louisiana US, father of two fraternal twins and one other child (probably others). His kids have not seen him in over 20 years to him its almost as if they never existed. Twins run in his family, two sisters and a hateful mother. His daughter writes in this in maybe ...

31. Vicki LaMotta

Vicki LaMotta was born on January 23, 1930 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Beverly Thailer. She was married to Tom Foster and Jake LaMotta. She died on January 25, 2005 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

32. William Sylvester

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

William Sylvester was born on January 31, 1922 in Oakland, California, USA as William R. Silvester. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Gorgo (1961) and Riding with Death (1976). He was married to Veronica Hurst and Sheila Sweet. He died on January 25, 1995 in Butte County, ...



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