Deaths: March 22

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1. Scott Walker

Soundtrack | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Scott Walker was born on January 9, 1943 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA as Noel Scott Engel. He was married to Beverley Foster and Mette Teglbjaerg. He died on March 22, 2019 in London, England.

2. Addison Richards

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Addison Richards was born on October 20, 1902 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA as Addison Whitaker Richards Jr. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Ball of Fire (1941) and The Master Key (1945). He was married to Patricia Anne Sarazln and Anna Vivian Eccles. He died on March 22, 1964 in...

3. Arlen Ness

Self | The Great Ride

Arlen Ness was born on July 12, 1939 in Moorhead, Minnesota, USA as Arlen Darryl Ness. He was married to Beverly. He died on March 22, 2019 in the USA.

4. Bebo Valdés

Soundtrack | Chico & Rita

Bebo Valdés was born on October 9, 1918 in Quivican, Cuba as Dionisio Ramón Emilio Valdés Amaro. He was married to Rose Marie Pehrson. He died on March 22, 2013 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

5. Ben Lyon

Actor | Hell's Angels

Ben Lyon was your average boyish, easy-going, highly appealing film personality of the Depression-era 1930s. Although he never rose above second-tier stardom, he would enjoy enduring success both here and in England.

Born Ben Lyon, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, the future singer/actor was the son of ...

6. Cachao

Soundtrack | The Birdcage

Cachao was born on September 14, 1918 in Havana, Cuba as Israel Lopez. He was married to Ester Buenaventura. He died on March 22, 2008 in Coral Gables, Florida, USA.

7. Charles Starrett

Actor | The Fighting Frontiersman

While on the Darmouth College football team, Charles Starrett was hired to play a football extra in The Quarterback (1926). Impressed by the job, Starrett got the acting bug and next went into vaudeville, then regional stage work and finally to Broadway. Spotted by a Paramount talent scout, Starrett...

8. Dan Hartman

Soundtrack | Scrooged

Dan Hartman was born on December 8, 1950 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on March 22, 1994 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

9. David Langston Smyrl

Actor | ER

David Langston Smyrl was born on September 12, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for ER (1994), Sesame Street (1969) and Benson (1979). He was married to Cheryl Pajil. He died on March 22, 2016 in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

10. David Strickland

Actor | Forces of Nature

David Strickland was born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, on October 14, 1969. Raised in Princeton, New Jersey, he never thought about an acting career until moving to the LA suburb of Pacific Palisades while in high school. Instead of going to college, he joined a theater company and began ...

11. Derek Farr

Actor | London Belongs to Me

Derek Farr was born on February 7, 1912 in London, England as Derrick Capel Farr. He was an actor, known for London Belongs to Me (1977), The Circle (1957) and Nightingale's Boys (1975). He was married to Muriel Pavlow and Carole Lynne. He died on March 21, 1986 in London.

12. Fergus Anckorn

Self | Television Club

Fergus Anckorn was born on December 10, 1918 in Kent, England as Fergus Gordon Anckorn. He was married to Lucy "Lucille" Hose. He died in March 2018 in the UK.

13. Franklin Caicedo

Actor | Nada x perder

Franklin Caicedo was born on July 23, 1928 in Iquique, Iquique, I Región, Chile. He was an actor and writer, known for Nada x perder (2001), Barranquilleros, Herederos de una Tradición (2008) and The Power of Darkness (1979). He died on March 22, 2013 in Puente Alto, Santiago, RM, Chile.

14. Gerardo Gandini

Composer | La nube

Gerardo Gandini was born on October 16, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is known for his work on Clouds (1998), Far Away and Long Ago (1978) and Privates Lives (2001). He died on March 22, 2013 in Buenos Aires.

15. Gloria Holden

Actress | Dracula's Daughter

Hollywood leading lady in B-movies, and supporting actress in big budget films. Although remembered for her portrayal of "Mme. Zola" in The Life of Emile Zola (1937), she is most memorable for her chilling-yet-beauteous performance as Dracula's Daughter (1936). She had another memorable role in ...

16. Jade Goody

Actress | Treasure

Jade Goody was born on June 5, 1981 in Bermondsey, London, England as Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody. She was an actress, known for Treasure (2015), Stars in Their Eyes (1990) and The Friday Night Project (2005). She was married to Jack Tweed. She died on March 22, 2009 in Upshire, Essex, England.

17. Jaime Puga

Actor | El Pantera

Jaime Puga is an actor, known for El Pantera (2007), Marcado por el odio (1989) and Muchachitas (1991).

18. Joan Shawlee

Actress | Some Like It Hot

Zany, extrovert, sometimes blonde, sometimes brunette, sometimes red-haired character comedienne Joan Shawlee began her performing career as a fourteen-year old Powers model. At sixteen, she sang in New York night spots and was proclaimed one of "the six most beautiful girls in Manhattan". ...

19. June Harding

Actress | The Trouble with Angels

June Harding was born on September 7, 1937 in Emporia, Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for The Trouble with Angels (1966), The Richard Boone Show (1963) and Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963). She died on March 22, 2019 in Deer Isle, Maine, USA.

20. Kane Richmond

Actor | Brick Bradford

Kane Richmond was born on December 23, 1906 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Frederick William Bowditch. He was an actor, known for Brick Bradford (1947), Spy Smasher (1942) and Jungle Raiders (1945). He was married to Marion Burns. He died on March 22, 1973 in Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, ...

21. Melissa Stribling

Actress | Dracula

Melissa Stribling was born on November 7, 1926 in Gourock, Scotland as Melissa Stribling Smith. She was an actress, known for Horror of Dracula (1958), The Avengers (1961) and Journey to the Unknown (1968). She was married to Basil Dearden. She died on March 22, 1992 in Watford, Hertfordshire, ...

22. Mike Todd

Producer | Around the World in 80 Days

Film producer Michael Todd was one of the major contributors to technical innovation in the film industry in the 1950s. Having worked with Fred Waller and Cinerama, he got tired of the three-panel format, left the company and tried to find the process for making "Cinerama coming from one hole". He ...

23. Morgana King

Actress | The Godfather

Morgana King was born on June 4, 1930 in Pleasantville, New York, USA as Maria Grazia Morgana Messina. She was an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), The Godfather: Part II (1974) and The Godfather Saga (1977). She was married to William DeBerardinis and Tony Fruscella. She died on March 22, ...

24. Morten Piil


He is the grand old man of Danish film criticism, author of 8 books on the cinema. 5 of them are huge volumes published since 1998. One critic wrote about his last work: "The name Morten Piil on a film book corresponds to the name Rolls Royce on a car". Aged 19, he started writing for Berlingske ...

25. Olive Deering

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Olive Deering was born on October 11, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Olive Corn. She was an actress, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Samson and Delilah (1949) and Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). She was married to Leo Penn. She died on March 22, 1986 in New York.

26. Patrice Wymore

Actress | Ocean's Eleven

When Kansas-born Patrice Wymore was only six years of age, she began touring with her family in tent shows and in vaudeville, her mother being a pianist and singer on the circuit. In contrast, her father was a trucking line exec. Trained in voice, the lovely, fair-haired teenager gambled on a try ...

27. Phife Dawg

Soundtrack | Get Carter

Phife Dawg was born on November 20, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Malik Isaac Taylor. He is known for his work on Get Carter (2000), Dope (2015) and Falling Down (1993). He died on March 22, 2016 in Oakley, California, USA.

28. René Houseman

Self | X FIFA World Cup 1974

René Houseman was born on July 19, 1953 in La Banda, Santiago del Estero, Argentina as Rene Orlando Houseman. He died on March 22, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

29. Richard Bradford

Actor | The Untouchables

Richard Bradford was born on November 10, 1934 in Conroe, Texas, USA as Richard Edwin Bradford Jr. He was an actor, known for The Untouchables (1987), The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) and Permanent Record (1988). He was married to Eileen Elliott. He died on March 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California...

30. Rita Gam

Actress | The Thief

Rita Gam was born on April 2, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Rita Eleanore MacKay. She was an actress and producer, known for The Thief (1952), King of Kings (1961) and No Exit (1962). She was married to Thomas Henry Guinzburg and Sidney Lumet. She died on March 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...

31. Toby Wing

Actress | Murder at the Vanities

It's pretty unusual for a mostly unbilled chorus girl to rate a star on Hollywood Boulevard, but Toby Wing was unique. A genuine granddaughter of the Confederacy (on her mother's side at least; her father's family was pure Maine Yankee), she was born Martha Virginia Wing in Amelia Court House, ...

32. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

33. Victor Hochhauser


Awarded a CBE for his contribution to the arts in 1993.

34. Walter Lantz

Producer | Jolly Little Elves

As the head of his own animation studio, Lantz was responsible for the creation of the first Technicolor cartoon. He also introduced the cartoon characters Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy, and Woody Woodpecker.

35. Wayne Huizenga

Wayne Huizenga was born on December 29, 1937 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA as Harry Wayne Huizenga. He was married to Martha Jean Goldsby and Joyce VanderWagon. He died on March 22, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

36. William Hanna

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

William Hanna was an animator, film director, and television producer. He was the co-founder of the company Hanna-Barbera, with his longtime partner Joseph Barbera.

Hanna was born in an Irish-American family, son of William John Hanna (1873-1949) and his wife Avice Joyce Denby. He was born in ...

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