Deaths: April 24

by bcampos862 | created - 25 Apr 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Billy Paul

Soundtrack | Beautiful Girls

Billy Paul was born on December 1, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul Williams. He was married to Blanche. He died on April 24, 2016 in Blackwood, New Jersey, USA.

2. Agustín Edwards Eastman

Owner of the Chilean newspaper "El Mercurio".

3. Al Hibbler

Soundtrack | Nightfall

Al Hibbler was born on August 16, 1915 in Tyro, Mississippi, USA as Albert George Hibbler. He died on April 24, 2001 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

4. Benjamin Barber

Self | Plunder: The Crime of Our Time

Benjamin Barber was born on August 2, 1939 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Benjamin Reynolds Barber. He was married to Leah Kreutzer. He died on April 24, 2017 in Manhattan.

5. Bud Abbott

Actor | Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Long acknowledged as one of the best "straight men" in the business, Bud Abbott was born William Alexander Abbott in Reading, Pennsylvania to Rae (Fisher) and Harry Abbott, who had both worked for the Barnum and Bailey Circus. When Bud was three his family moved to Asbury Park, New Jersey, which he...

6. Don Gordon

Actor | Bullitt

Don Gordon was born on November 13, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Donald Walter Guadagno. He was an actor, known for Bullitt (1968), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Papillon (1973). He was married to Denise Farr, Bek Nelson, Nita Talbot and Helen Westcott. He died on April 24, 2017 in Los...

7. Frank Overton

Actor | To Kill a Mockingbird

Perpetually serious-looking New York-born character actor, who showed up to good effect in many TV shows of the 50's and 60's. His quietly authoritarian demeanor lent itself ideally to portraying characters with badges or uniforms: Sheriff Heck Tate in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), General Bogan of...

8. Glory Annen

Actress | Felicity

Glory Annen was born on September 5, 1952 in Kenora, Ontario, Canada as Glory Anne Clibbery. She was an actress, known for Felicity (1978), Supergirl (1984) and Prey (1977). She died on April 24, 2017 in London, England.

10. Hope Emerson

Actress | Caged

Although there may have been "bigger" actresses in Hollywood's history, there were few "larger" than Hope Emerson. At 6' 2" and 230 pounds, she towered over many of her male co-stars, and her size, brusque voice and stern demeanor typed her for a career in villainous roles, such as her star turn as...

11. John Carroll

Actor | Zorro Rides Again

John Carroll was born on July 17, 1906 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Julian LaFaye. He was an actor, known for Zorro Rides Again (1937), Congo Maisie (1940) and Flying Tigers (1942). He was married to Lucille Ryman Carroll and Steffi Duna. He died on April 24, 1979 in Hollywood, California, USA.

12. Lee Moran

Actor | The Racket

Lee Moran was born on June 23, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Leon George Brown. He was an actor and writer, known for The Racket (1928), Almost Welcome (1918) and The Little Irish Girl (1926). He was married to Esther (Brown) Schinzel. He died on April 24, 1961 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

13. Louise Dresser

Actress | The Scarlet Empress

This knowing, plump-framed, strong-willed actress went on to play the gamut of emotions, from downtrodden, drunken ex-stars to self-controlled dowager empresses, in both silent pictures and early talkies. Grandly supporting the huge stars of her day (including Rudolph Valentino and Will Rogers), ...

14. Margot Trooger

Actress | Das Halstuch

Margot Trooger was born on June 2, 1923 in Rositz, Thuringia, Germany as Margot Elfriede Schulze. She was an actress, known for Das Halstuch (1962), Rosen im Herbst (1955) and The Mysterious Magician (1964). She was married to Jörg Zimmermann. She died on April 24, 1994 in Mörlenbach, Hesse, ...

15. Marie-France Pisier

Actress | Cousin cousine

Marie-France first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's. She had spent her early childhood in French Indochina, where her father was employed as colonial governor, but the family moved to Paris when she was twelve. Just five years later, she was spotted by a ...

16. Michael Mantenuto

Actor | Miracle

Michael Mantenuto was born on May 13, 1981 in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Miracle (2004), Surfer, Dude (2008) and Dirtbags (2006). He was married to Kati Vienneau. He died on April 24, 2017 in Des Moines, Washington, USA.

17. Pat Conway

Actor | Destination 60,000

Born on January 9, 1931, in Los Angeles, California, Patrick (Pat) Douglas Conway was the son of Hollywood "royalty"-film actor/director/producer Hugh ("Jack") Ryan Conway and his second wife, Virginia C. Bushman Conway, daughter of famous silent screen star Francis X. Bushman. Pat was a real ...

18. Pat Paulsen

Self | The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

Pat Paulsen was a comedian specializing in satire who thrived on television in the late 1960s. The highlight of his career came in the watershed year 1968 when - emulating Gracie Allen''s quixotic 1940 Presidential bid as the Surprise Party candidate - he launched his own campaign for the U.S. ...

19. Ricardo Bauleo

Actor | La gran aventura

Ricardo Bauleo was born on August 30, 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Adventure (1974), Los superagentes no se rompen (1979) and La aventura explosiva (1977). He was married to Gilda Lousek and Thelma Stefani. He died on April 24, 2014 in Buenos ...

20. Roy Jenson

Actor | Chinatown

Roy Jenson was born on February 9, 1927 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is known for his work on Chinatown (1974), Soylent Green (1973) and Dillinger (1973). He was married to Marina Petrova and Barbara Dionysius. He died on April 24, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Sathya Sai Baba

Producer | Subhash Chandra Bose

Sathya Sai Baba (born Sathya Narayana Raju; 23 November 1926 - 24 April 2011) was an Indian guru, and philanthropist. He claimed to be the reincarnation of Sai Baba of Shirdi.

Sai Baba's materialisations of vibhuti (holy ash) and other small objects such as rings, necklaces, and watches, along with ...

22. Sid Tepper

Soundtrack | Roustabout

Tepper and Roy Bennett, during their partnership from 1945 to 1970, published more than 300 songs. Among the artists who recorded their songs: the Beatles ("Glad All Over"), Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Rosemary Clooney. Elvis Presley was Tepper's biggest client, even though the two never met in...

24. Susan Stephen

Actress | His Excellency

Born 1931 in London, 50s film actress Susan Stephen made her film debut with His Excellency (1952). Her demure, slightly elfin loveliness seemed to coincide with the duteous daughters and/or faithful wives she played. Although mainly confined to "B" level films, Susan's more noticeable co-star ...

25. Tommy Noonan

Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Slim, often bespectacled comedy performer Tommy Noonan (ne' Thomas Patrick Noone) started off in experimental theater alongside his half-brother, actor John Ireland, who went on to have an enviable career of his own. The Delaware-born actor then launched his own repertory theatre back in his home ...

26. Ubaldo De Lío

Soundtrack | Invasión

Ubaldo De Lío was born on March 11, 1929 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died on April 24, 2012 in Buenos Aires.

27. Duchess of Windsor

Self | A King's Story

Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson Windsor was born in 1896 to a distinguished family. In 1916 she married Lt. Earl Winfield ("Win") Spencer, a pilot for the U.S. Navy. After World War I, Win began to drink heavily and became abusive. Wallis left Win and eventually divorced him in December 1927. Just ...

Wallis Simpson



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