Deaths: June 5

by bcampos862 | created - 05 Jun 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

1. Kate Spade

Actress | Just Shoot Me!

Kate Brosnahan was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1962. She majored in journalism at Arizona State University (ASU), where she met her future husband, architect Andy Spade. After college, she worked in the accessories and art departments of Mademoiselle, eventually becoming senior fashion editor...

2. Andy Cunningham

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Andrew "Andy" Cunningham (13 May 1950 - 5 June 2017), was an English actor, puppeteer and writer. He was perhaps best known as the creator and main writer of the children's BBC television series, Bodger & Badger, in which he acted as Simon Bodger and his pet, Badger.

Cunningham studied at the ...

3. Brian Browne

Self | River Inn

Brian Browne was born on March 16, 1937 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was married to Carol Banens. He died on June 5, 2018 in Kanata, Ontario, Canada.

4. Butch Hengen

Actor | Wagon Train

Butch Hengen was born on January 25, 1948 in the USA as Robert Hengen Jr. He was an actor, known for Wagon Train (1957) and Dennis the Menace (1959). He died on June 5, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

5. Caroline John

Actress | Love Actually

Of the many satellites that have orbited the eleven (to date) incarnations of 'the Doctor' between 1963 and the present, one of the brightest was Caroline John. Not only was she the most beautiful of the companions, but also stood out for her resourcefulness and intelligence. Having submitted a ...

6. Cheick Tioté

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Europa League

Cheick Tioté was born on June 21, 1986 in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, Africa as Cheick Ismaël Tioté. He died on June 5, 2017 in Beijing, China.

7. Conway Twitty

Soundtrack | Limitless

Conway Twitty was born on September 1, 1933 in Friars Point, Mississippi, USA as Harold Lloyd Jenkins. He was married to Dolores Virginia Henry, Temple Medley and Ellen Matthews. He died on June 5, 1993 in Springfield, Missouri, USA.

8. Dee Dee Ramone

Soundtrack | Pet Sematary

Dee Dee Ramone(1951 - 2002) was born as Douglas Glenn Colvin on September 18, 1951 in Fort Lee, Virginia, USA. He was a German-American musician, best known as a founding member, songwriter and bassist for the influential punk rock band "Ramones". His father was a U.S. Master Sergeant (born 1911) ...

9. Del Monroe

Actor | Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Del Monroe is probably best known as Seaman Kowalski in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) and the subsequent TV series based on the film, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964), He was thrilled to play a seaman in the big-budget film, but one day on the set he noticed what he believed to be a ...

10. Don Bowman

Soundtrack | Revenge for Jolly!

Don Bowman was born on August 26, 1937 in Lubbock, Texas, USA. He died on June 5, 2013 in Forsyth, Missouri, USA.

11. Frank Bresee

Producer | Evil Spawn

Frank Bresee was born on August 20, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Franklin Bresee. He is known for his work on Evil Spawn (1987), Star Slammer (1986) and Please Do Not Touch (1970). He was married to Bobbie Bresee. He died on June 5, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

13. James Vance

Actor | Cafe Purgatory

James Vance was born on April 2, 1953 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor, known for Cafe Purgatory (1999). He was married to Kate Worley and Brenda Kimery. He died on June 5, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

14. Jeanette Nolan

Actress | The Fox and the Hound

Jeanette Nolan began her acting career in the Pasadena Community Playhouse and, while a student at Los Angeles City College, made her radio debut in 1932 in "Omar Khayyam", the first transcontinental broadcast from station KHJ. Her film debut was probably also her best part, Lady Macbeth opposite ...

15. Katherine Woodville

Actress | Star Trek

Katherine Woodville was born on March 12, 1938 in Ewell, England as Rosemary Henn Woodville Mason. She was an actress, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960). She was married to Edward Albert, Jerrold Freedman and Patrick ...

16. Larry Kert

Soundtrack | New York, New York

Larry Kert was born on December 5, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Frederick Lawrence. He died on June 5, 1991 in New York City, New York, USA.

17. Laurence Naismith

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

The British character actor Laurence Naismith was a Merchant Marine seaman before becoming an actor. He made his London stage debut in 1927 in the chorus of the musical "Oh, Boy." Three years later, he joined the Bristol Repertory and remained with them until the outbreak of World War II. After ...

18. Louise Watson

Actress | Bingles

Louise Watson was born on November 22, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mamie Louise Watson. She was an actress, known for Bingles (1992), Blue Heelers (1994) and Angel Baby (1995). She died on June 5, 2018 in Burbank, California.

19. Luis César Amadori

Director | Madreselva

Italian-born former journalist and music critic who became a leading stage producer and dramatist, and, subsequently, writer-director of motion pictures in Argentina. After the overthrow of Peron worked in Spain for a decade.

20. Manu Tupou

Actor | Payback

Manu Tupou was born on January 5, 1935 in Lomaloma, Lau, Fiji. He was an actor and writer, known for Payback (1999), Magnum, P.I. (1980) and The Process (1998). He died on June 5, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Marilyn Hall

Producer | Do You Remember Love

Marilyn Hall was born on May 17, 1927 in Winnipeg, Canada as Marilyn Plottel. She was a producer and writer, known for Do You Remember Love (1985), Love, American Style (1969) and Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). She was married to Monty Hall. She died on June 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

22. Mauricio Caro

Actor | Señora Acero

Mauricio Caro was an actor, known for Lady of Steel (2014), Así en el barrio como en el cielo (2015) and Mientras haya vida (2007). He died on June 5, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.

23. Mel Tormé

Soundtrack | Dick Tracy

A professional singer at the age of three, Mel Torme was a genuine musical prodigy. As a teenager, he played the drums in Chico Marx's band and earned the nickname "The Velvet Fog" because of his smooth, mellow tenor voice. In the 1940s, he formed his own group, the Mel-Tones, one of the first ...

24. Natacha Rambova

Actress | When Love Grows Cold

Primarily famous as the wife of screen idol Rudolph Valentino, Natacha Rambova was also a talented dancer and an innovative set designer, bringing the Art Deco style to Hollywood for the first time. At the age of 17 she became a protégé and lover of Russian ballet Svengali Theodore Kosloff, a ...

25. Ray Bradbury

Writer | Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction writer whose works were translated in more than 40 languages and sold millions of copies around the world. Although he created a world of new technical and intellectual ideas, he never obtained a driver's license and had never driven a car.

He was born ...

26. Richard Johnson

Actor | The Haunting

Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy in 1945 until 1948. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the ...

27. Rita Riggs

Costume_department | Marnie

Rita Riggs was born on September 2, 1930 in Lead Hill, Boone County, Arkansas, USA. She is known for her work on Marnie (1964), The Birds (1963) and An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). She was married to Charles S. Sharp. She died on June 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Roland Young

Actor | Topper

Best remembered for the many meek characters he played -- think Cosmo Topper, of the screwball classic Topper (1937) -- this balding, short, yet distinguished actor was born in London, England, to an architect and his wife. Young was educated at Sherborne College and University College London and ...

29. Ronald Reagan

Actor | The Killers

Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).

Ronald Wilson ...

30. Stephen Swift

Actor | Fair City

Stephen Swift was born on December 22, 1973 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Fair City (1989), Game of Thrones (2011) and Crowning Glory (2002). He was married to Deirdre O'Kane. He died on June 5, 2018 in Dublin.

31. Teddy Johnson

Actor | Girls at Sea

Teddy Johnson died on June 6th at Twickenham, London on June 6th, 2018. (sources Obituaries in the Guardian and Telegraph (UK) newspapers, dated 10th June, 2018. He leaves behind him his wife, Pearl Carr, with whom he had several pop hits in the 1950s and 1960s, including 'Sing, Little Birdie, ...

32. Terri Hall

Actress | Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy

Terri Hall was brought up in Elmira, New York and lived there until she was 16 years old. She was the oldest of four children (she had a sister and two brothers). Her father had a heating company (he later became a lawyer) and her mother was a stay-at-home mom.

Terri started dancing school at the ...

33. Virginia North

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

The daughter of an American Army Officer and a British mother, Virginia Anne Northrop spent her childhood travelling and growing up in whatever country her father happened to be posted. By the age of twenty, she settled in London and became a fashion model with Europe's leading agency, Models 1. ...

34. Vito Scotti

Actor | The Godfather

With his dark features and having spent much of his early years in Naples, Italy, Vito Scotti was understandably typecast as Italian waiters, government functionaries, policemen, maitre d's and barbers. When Vito was seven, the Scottis moved back to the U.S. where his mother became a diva in the ...

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