Date of Death between 1979-01-01 and 1979-12-31 (Sorted by Name Ascending)


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1. A. Philip Randolph

Self | The March in Washington

A. Philip Randolph was born on April 15, 1889 in Crescent City, Florida, USA as Asa Philip Randolph. He was married to Lucille Green. He died on May 16, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.

4. Aalam Lohar

Actor | Hathiar

Aalam Lohar was born in 1927 in Aach Goach, Punjab, British India as Mohammad Alam Lohar. He was an actor, known for Hathiar (1979). He died on July 3, 1979 in Lalamusa, Punjab, Pakistan.

6. Aaron Douglas

Self | A Study of Negro Artists

Aaron Douglas was born on May 26, 1899 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He died on February 2, 1979 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

7. Aaron Rosenberg

Producer | Winchester '73

Won All-American honors on the USC football team in 1934.

8. Abe Dinovitch

Actor | Dr. Broadway

Abe Dinovitch was born on June 5, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Abraham Dinovitz. He was an actor, known for Dr. Broadway (1942), Hitler - Beast of Berlin (1939) and Fireside Theatre (1949). He was married to Nadjy. He died on July 8, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Ada Dohnal

Actor | Kristian

Ada Dohnal was born on August 17, 1900 in Velká Bystrice, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Christian (1939), Veselá bída (1939) and Gabriela (1942). He died in 1979 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

11. Adolphe de Falgairolle

Writer | L'éveil de l'amour

He was a novelist and a translator.

12. Adrianna Galvez

Actress | The Gentleman from Arizona

Adrianna Galvez was born on March 10, 1907 in Muskogee, Indian Territory, USA as Adrian Sink. She was an actress, known for The Gentleman from Arizona (1939). She died on March 1, 1979 in El Paso, Texas, USA.

13. Aenne Willkomm

Costume Designer | Metropolis

Together with Heinrich Umlauff she was responsible for the costumes for Fritz Lang's "Die Nibelungen: Siegfried" (1924). In the same year she also created the costumes for "Mein Leopold" (1924).

14. Aggelos Mavropoulos

Actor | Tsakitzis, o prostatis ton ftohon

Aggelos Mavropoulos was born in 1901. He was an actor, known for Tsakitzis, o prostatis ton ftohon (1960), Eglima sto Kolonaki (1959) and Sapila kai aristokratia (1967). He was married to Kaiti Veroni and Marika Krevata. He died in 1979.

15. Aino Mantsas

Actress | Komisario Palmun erehdys

Aino Mantsas was born on November 29, 1922 in Helsinki, Finland as Aino Kyllikki Mantsas. She was an actress and costume designer, known for Inspector Palmu's Error (1960), Radio tekee murron (1951) and Kultainen vasikka (1961). She was married to Matti Kassila. She died on January 24, 1979 in ...

16. Akmurad Byashimov

Actor | Doroga goryashchego furgona

Akmurad Byashimov was born on October 11, 1937 in Kaushat, Turkmenistan, USSR. He was an actor, known for Doroga goryashchego furgona (1967), Byvayet i tak (1966) and Belyy royal (1968). He died in 1979.

17. Al Capp

Writer | Li'l Abner

Al Capp was born on September 28, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Alfred Gerald Caplin. He was a writer and actor, known for Li'l Abner (1959), Li'l Abner (1940) and Fearless Fosdick (1952). He was married to Catherine Wingate Cameron. He died on November 5, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts,...

18. Al Hodge

Actor | The Secret Files of Captain Video

Hodge starred on radio as "The Green Hornet" in the 1940s. In the 1950s he was popular to TV fans as Captain Video. By the time of his death however, he had become an alcoholic and was living on $63 a week social security checks. He died alone and forgotten.

19. Al Stillman

Soundtrack | Zodiac

Lyricist and composer. Stillman's work was utilized in 8 Broadway productions (largely popular ice spectaculars) from 1937-1950.

20. Al Torrieri

Actor | The Lucy Show

Al Torrieri was born on September 19, 1914 in San Francisco, California, USA as Albert Michael Torrieri Jr. He was an actor, known for The Lucy Show (1962). He died on December 8, 1979 in Kenwood, California.

21. Alan Browning

Actor | Nana

Alan Browning was born on March 23, 1926 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as Alan Hastings Brown. He was an actor, known for Nana (1968), The Avengers (1961) and Julius Caesar (1970). He was married to Patricia Phoenix and Beryl A Bishop. He died on September 7, 1979 in Stockport, Cheshire, ...

22. Alan Crofoot

Actor | Welcome to Blood City

Alan Crofoot was born on June 2, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Alan Paul Crofoot. He was an actor, known for Welcome to Blood City (1977), High-Ballin' (1978) and Programme X (1970). He was married to Dodi Protero. He died on March 5, 1979 in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

23. Alastair MacIntyre

Actor | The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

Alastair MacIntyre was born on December 20, 1913 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939), Who Goes Next? (1938) and The Kilt Is My Delight (1956). He died in 1979 in Taunton, Somerset, England.

24. Albert Benitz

Director | Das Fräulein und der Vagabund

Albert Benitz was born on November 17, 1904 in Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is known for his work on Das Fräulein und der Vagabund (1949), Man on a String (1960) and The Rebel (1933). He died on March 11, 1979 in Hamburg, West Germany.

25. Albert Modley

Actor | Bob's Your Uncle

Albert Modley was born on March 3, 1901 in Liverpool, England as Albert Frederick Modley. He was an actor, known for Bob's Your Uncle (1942), Up for the Cup (1950) and Take Me to Paris (1951). He was married to Doris Readshaw. He died on February 23, 1979 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England.

26. Albert Pollet

Adventure in Sahara

Albert Pollet was born on February 15, 1889 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Adventure in Sahara (1938), Fifteen Wives (1934) and The Golden Hawk (1952). He died on July 24, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

27. Albert Préjean

Actor | Sous les toits de Paris

Albert Préjean was born on October 27, 1893 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Under the Roofs of Paris (1930), L'opéra de quat'sous (1931) and The Murderer Is Not Guilty (1946). He was married to Jeanne Poché and Lysiane Rey. He died on November 1, 1979 in Paris.

28. Albert Quinton

Actor | Play of the Week

Albert Quinton was born on December 12, 1919 in Rochester, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Play of the Week (1959), W.I.A. Wounded in Action (1966) and The Catholic Hour (1953). He died in December 1979 in New York City, New York.

29. Albert Venohr

Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

Albert Venohr was born on September 4, 1902 in Magdeburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Nosferatu (1922), Bürgerkrieg in Russland (1967) and Das Geheimnis um Betty Bonn (1938). He was married to Griem, Maria. He died on June 22, 1979 in West Berlin, West Germany.

30. Alden Gay

Actress | The Big Bluff

Alden Gay was born on March 23, 1899 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for The Big Bluff (1933). She was married to Kenneth Thomson. She died on April 1, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

31. Aleksandr Lebedev

Actor | Gorod na zare

Aleksandr Lebedev was born on August 20, 1914 as Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Lebedev. He was an actor, known for Gorod na zare (1959), Operativnaya komandirovka (1969) and Drama na okhote (1970). He died on November 20, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

32. Aleksandr Macheret

Assistant Director | Andrey Rublev

Aleksandr Macheret was born on December 28, 1896 in Baku, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Veniaminovich Macheret. He was a director and writer, known for Andrei Rublev (1966), Oshibka inzhenera Kochina (1939) and Men and Jobs (1932). He died on September 12, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

35. Aleksei Kapler

Writer | Lenin v oktyabre

Aleksei Kapler was born on September 28, 1904 in Kiev, Russian Empire as Lazar Yakovlevich Kapler. He was a writer and director, known for Lenin in October (1937), Lenin in 1918 (1939) and Shakhta 12-28 (1931). He was married to Valentina Tokarskaya. He died on September 11, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, ...

36. Aleksei Smirnov

Actor | Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika

Aleksei Smirnov was born on February 26, 1920 in Danilov, Yaroslavl Governorate, RSFSR as Aleksei Makarovich Smirnov. He was an actor, known for Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965), Delovye lyudi (1962) and Chipollino (1973). He died on May 7, 1979 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR.

37. Aleksey Bakhar

Actor | Barev, yes em

Aleksey Bakhar was born on April 13, 1928 in village Abakanskoe, Minusinsk Okrug, Siberian Krai, RSFSR, USSR as Aleksey Aleksandrovich Bakhar. He was an actor, known for Barev, yes em (1966), Explosion After Midnight (1969) and Golubaya strela (1959). He died on November 17, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR.

38. Alexander Gerens

Music Department | The Fast and the Furious

Chapse Gerenstein Alexander was born August 23, 1901 in Odessa, Russia. In the 30s he lives in Paris, rue Ramey in the 18th arrondissement,and music publisher (Editions Gerens), he plays several instruments, including piano and wind instruments. November 20, 1943, he was deported to Auschwitz with ...

39. Alexander Jacobs

Writer | French Connection II

First achieved fame as a champion cyclist who took part in the Tour De France. His cycling career came to an end after he suffered major injuries in a cycling accident, which caused some facial disfigurement and may have contributed to his early death. He became an assistant to the British producer...

41. Alexander Orfaly

Actor | Blood Bath

Alexander Orfaly was born on October 10, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Alexander George Orfaly Jr. He was an actor, known for Blood Bath (1976) and Damien's Island (1976). He died on January 21, 1979 in Broward County, Florida, USA.

42. Alexandra Tolstoy

Actress | Martin the Cobbler

Countess Alexandra Lvovna Tolstoy (Aleksandra Tolstaya) was the youngest daughter of the famous Russian writer Count Leo Tolstoy. She was born in 1884, in Yasnaya Polyana, the ancestral estate of the Tolstoy family. Her mother, named Sofia Andreevna Bers, was the literary secretary for Leo Tolstoy,...

43. Alexandre Parodi

Alexandre Parodi was born in 1901. He died in 1979.

45. Alf Hallgren

Actor | Sus og dus på by'n

Alf Hallgren was born on June 30, 1932 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor, known for Sus og dus på by'n (1968), Fem døgn i august (1973) and 3 (1971). He died on May 3, 1979 in Oslo.

46. Alfonas Radzyavichus

Actor | Visa teisybe apie Kolumba

Alfonas Radzyavichus was born on March 19, 1905 in Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Visa teisybe apie Kolumba (1970), Tadas Blinda (1972) and Suaugusiu zmoniu zaidimai (1967). He died on March 31, 1979 in Vilnius, USSR.

47. Alfonso Sánchez Tello

Production Manager | Cruz Diablo

Alfonso Sánchez Tello was born on March 8, 1905 in Mexico. He was a production manager and producer, known for Cruz Diablo (1934), Let's Go with Pancho Villa (1936) and Si Adelita se fuera con otro (1948). He died on April 18, 1979 in La Jolla, California, USA.

48. Alfred Deller

Soundtrack | Pola X

Alfred Deller was born on May 31, 1912 in Margate, Kent, England as Alfred George Deller. He was married to Margaret Lowe. He died on July 16, 1979 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

49. Alfred Hinckley

Actor | The Doctors

Alfred Hinckley was born on September 22, 1920 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for The Doctors (1963), Dark Shadows (1966) and Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963). He died on February 4, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.

50. Alfred Hirst

Actor | The Secret Kingdom

Alfred Hirst was an actor, known for The Secret Kingdom (1960), The Sullavan Brothers (1964) and No Hiding Place (1959). He died on December 11, 1979 in Hampstead, London, England.


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