Deaths: January 24

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

1. James Farentino

Actor | Bulletproof

James Farentino was born on February 24, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Ferdinand James Ferrantino. He was an actor, known for Bulletproof (1996), The Final Countdown (1980) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977). He was married to Stella Farentino, Debrah Farentino, Michele Lee and Elizabeth Ashley. He ...

2. Bernd Eichinger

Producer | Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Bernd Eichinger was born on April 11, 1949 in Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany. He was a producer and writer, known for The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), Downfall (2004) and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). He was married to Katja Hofmann. He died on January 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, ...

3. Butch Trucks

Actor | The Allman Brothers Band: 40th Anniversary Live at the Beacon Theatre

Butch Trucks was born on May 11, 1947 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Claude Hudson Trucks. He is known for his work on The Allman Brothers Band: 40th Anniversary Live at the Beacon Theatre (2014), The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995) and The Allman Brothers Band: Live at the Beacon Theatre (2003)....

4. Chris Penn

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Christopher Shannon Penn was born on October 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the third son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director, actor, and writer Leo Penn. His siblings are musician Michael Penn and actor Sean Penn. His father was from a Lithuanian Jewish/Russian Jewish family, ...

6. David Cole

Soundtrack | Something's Gotta Give

David Cole was born on June 3, 1962 in Johnson City, Tennessee, USA as David Bryon Cole. He died on January 24, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.

7. Fayard Nicholas

Actor | The Pirate

Fayard Nicholas was one-half of The Nicholas Brothers, a famous African-American tap dancing team who appeared in several movies and became one of the famous and most beloved dance team of all time. Both brothers appeared in films such as An All-Colored Vaudeville Show (1935), The Pirate (1948) and ...

8. George Cukor

Director | My Fair Lady

George Cukor was born on July 7, 1899 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as George Dewey Cukor. He is known for his work on My Fair Lady (1964), The Philadelphia Story (1940) and Les Girls (1957). He died on January 24, 1983 in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Gordon MacRae

Actor | Oklahoma!

Albert Gordon MacRae was born on March 12, 1921, in East Orange, NJ. During his early years, he resided in Syracuse, NY, and, while in high school, spent much of his time singing and acting in the Drama Club. It was also during this time that he learned to play the piano, clarinet and the saxophone...

10. Harry T. Morey

Actor | Beating the Odds

Harry T. Morey was born on August 21, 1873 in Charlotte, Michigan, USA as Harold Temple Morey . He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Beating the Odds (1919), A Man's Home (1921) and Beyond the Rainbow (1922). He died on January 24, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

11. J. Carrol Naish

Actor | Sahara

One of the most versatile character actors in the business, Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish (pronounced Nash) was born of Irish descent in New York City. His illustrious ancestors hailed from county Limerick and were listed in Burke's Peerage. He had a Catholic education at St. Cecilia's Academy, but ...

12. Jack Ketchum

Writer | The Woman

Jack Ketchum published his first novel in 1980 titled "Off Season", a version of the Sawney Beane story. The novel was subsequently slated by the Village Voice as 'violent pornography' but, undeterred, the author continued to write fiction that deals with the cruelty and violence so often apparent ...

13. Jerome Cowan

Actor | Miracle on 34th Street

Jerome Cowan was one of Hollywood's most prolific and instantly recognisable character actors. His trademark pencil-thin moustache and slicked back hair, immaculate suits and sophisticated manner were his stock-in-trade for impersonating an assortment of rejected husbands, shifty politicians, ...

14. Jimmy Bain

Soundtrack | Bad Teacher

James Stewart 'Jimmy' Bain (born 19 December 1947) is a Scottish bassist most famous for playing in the bands Rainbow and Dio with Ronnie James Dio.[1] He has worked with Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, co-writing on his solo albums.

Bain was born in Newtonmore, Highland, in Scotland. Jimmy Bain ...

15. John Bleifer

Actor | Les Misérables

John Bleifer was born on July 26, 1901 in Zawiercie, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Les Misérables (1935), Red Snow (1952) and Pacific Liner (1939). He was married to Grace Klestick. He died on January 24, 1992 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

16. John Miljan

Actor | The Ten Commandments

John Miljan was born on November 9, 1892 in Lead City, South Dakota, USA as Jovan Miljanovic. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939) and The Fallen Sparrow (1943). He was married to Victoria Lowe Creighton. He died on January 24, 1960 in Hollywood, Los ...

17. Ken Darby

Music_department | How the West Was Won

Composer ("How the West Was Won"), songwriter ("Make Mine Music"), choral director, conductor, arranger, singer and author, educated at Christian College and a student of Tibor Serly, Ernst Toch, Herman Hand, and Victor Young.

He originated The King's Men male vocal quartet in 1929 and appeared on ...

18. L. Ron Hubbard

Writer | Battlefield Earth

L. Ron Hubbard was born on March 13, 1911 in Tilden, Nebraska, USA as Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. He was a writer and director, known for Battlefield Earth (2000), The Secret of Treasure Island (1938) and How the E-Meter Works (1976). He was married to Mary Sue Whipp, Sara Northrup and Margaret ...

19. Larry Fine

Actor | The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

Larry began performing as a violinist at a young age. During his teenage years, he earned his living as a singer and boxer. At 18, Larry began working vaudeville with "The Haney Sisters and Fine" and in 1925, he joined Ted Healy and Moe Howard in the act that would eventually become The Three ...

20. Madge Bellamy

Actress | Black Paradise

Madge was born as Margaret Philpott in Texas. She got her start in theater working with a stock company in Denver. Put under a personal contract by a Broadway producer, Madge got her big break when she replaced Helen Hayes in the Broadway play "Dear Brutus". Her success as a stage actress led to ...

21. Mark E. Smith

Soundtrack | The Silence of the Lambs

Lead singer and lyricist of British punk/new wave band The Fall. A former office worker, Smith formed The Fall in 1977, although their commercial peak came in the late '80s and early '90s. They have influenced many bands, most notably Pavement, and are famous for being Radio 1 DJ John Peel's ...

23. Pernell Roberts

Actor | Bonanza

Best recalled as the eldest son and first member of the "Bonanza" Cartwright clan to permanently leave the Ponderosa in the hopes of greener acting pastures, dark, deep-voiced and durably handsome Pernell Roberts' native roots lay in Georgia. Born Pernell Elvin Roberts, Jr. on May 18, 1928, in ...

24. Ronald Dawson

Actor | I Spy

Ronald Dawson was born on October 7, 1902 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was an actor, known for I Spy (1955), Dark Shadows (1966) and Mad Dog Coll (1961). He died on January 24, 1984 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

25. Ted Bundy

Self | Serious Serial Killers

Theodore Robert Bundy, more commonly known as "Ted", was one of the most prolific serial killers in America. He confessed to 36 murders, but nobody really knows how many had been committed or when he began his legacy of horror; the true total could be higher. Ted was born to Eleanor Louise Cowell ...

26. Theodoros Angelopoulos

Director | Topio stin omihli

Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and ...

27. Thurgood Marshall

Self | Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren

Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thoroughgood Marshall. He was married to Cecilia Suyat and Vivien Burey. He died on January 24, 1993 in Bethesda, Maryland.

28. Warren Miller

Writer | The Way We Live Now

Warren Miller was born on October 15, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The Way We Live Now (1970), Extreme Surfing (1992) and The Killy Style (1969). He was married to Laurie Penketh Kaufmann, Dorothy Roberts and Jean. He died on January 24, 2018 in Orcas ...

29. Winston Churchill

Writer | Matinee Theatre

Born in Blenheim Palace, the residence of his grandfather, the 7th Duke of Marlborough. His father was the Duke's third son, Lord Randolph Churchill. His mother, Jennie Jerome, was the daughter of an American financier.

After passing through famous English public schools such as Harrow, he went on ...



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