Date of Death between 1979-01-01 and 1979-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Writer | The Case of the Black Parrot
Eleanor Robson Belmont was born on December 13, 1879 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Eleanor Elise Robson. She was a writer and actress, known for The Case of the Black Parrot (1941), In the Next Room (1930) and A Gentleman of France (1905). She was married to August Belmont Jr.. She died on ...
Actress | Patricia
Gabrielle Dorziat was born on January 15, 1880 in Épernay, Marne, France as Marie Odile Léonie Gabrielle Sigrist. She was an actress, known for Patricia (1942), Samson (1936) and Ruy Blas (1948). She was married to Michel de Zogheb. She died on November 30, 1979 in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, ...
10. Virginia Brissac
Actress | Rebel Without a Cause
Virginia Brissac was born on June 11, 1883 in San Jose, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Rebel Without a Cause (1955), The Scarlet Clue (1945) and Executive Suite (1954). She was married to John Griffith Wray and Eugene D. Mockbee. She died on July 26, 1979 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, ...
11. Frederick Taylor
Frederick Taylor was born on June 23, 1883 in Tara, Ontario, Canada as Frederick Wellington Taylor. He died on January 10, 1979.
14. Olive Templeton
Actress | Damaged Goods
Olive Templeton was born on October 19, 1883 as Olive MacMackin. She was an actress, known for Damaged Goods (1914), East Side/West Side (1963) and An Innocent Thief (1915). She was married to John L. Flannery. She died on May 29, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.
Grace Hubbard Fortescue was born on November 3, 1883 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Grace Hubbard Bell. She died in 1979.
16. Cyrus Eaton
Self | The Mike Wallace Interview
Canadian-born Cyrus Eaton was one of America's most successful industrialists, who helped build up the gas and oil industries but who later grew somewhat critical of the capitalist system, and especially its attitude towards and treatment of organized labor.
Born in the small Nova Scotia town of ...
17. Henri de Livry
Actor | Lettres d'amour
Henri de Livry was born on February 24, 1884 in Paris, France as Henri Louis Sanguin de Livry. He was an actor, known for Lettres d'amour (1942), Mon coeur et ses millions (1931) and Un homme en habit (1931). He died on October 25, 1979 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.
18. Hilda Barry
Actress | Carry on Loving
Born Hilda Gentle on June 9, 1884, in Edmonton, London, England, Hilda Barry was a very active British character actress who had a very long and extensive career as well in comedies as in dramas. She appeared in over 150 roles on stage, on the big screen and on television. She died on Tuesday, May ...
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,...
23. Jozka Vanerová
Actress | Babicka
Jozka Vanerová was born on March 19, 1885 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Josefa Wannerová. She was an actress, known for Babicka (1922), Don't Say No, Girl (1932) and Naceradec, King of Kibitzer (1931). She died on September 27, 1979 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
25. Jullan Kindahl
Actress | Smultronstället
Jullan Kindahl was born on April 12, 1885 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Julia Carolina Kindahl. She was an actress, known for Wild Strawberries (1957), Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) and Arvtagerskan (1962). She died on April 18, 1979 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.
26. Iris Hoey
Actress | Tense Moments with Great Authors
Iris Hoey was born on July 17, 1885 in Bloomsbury, London, England as Iris Wilhelmina Winifred Hasbach. She was an actress, known for Tense Moments with Great Authors (1922), Those Were the Days (1934) and Just William (1940). She was married to Cyril Raymond and Max Leeds. She died on May 13, 1979...
29. Juliet Brenon
Actress | A Kiss for Cinderella
Juliet Brenon was born on September 1, 1885. She was an actress, known for A Kiss for Cinderella (1925), The Eternal Sin (1917) and The Lone Wolf (1917). She was married to Cleon Throckmorton. She died on November 18, 1979 in The Bronx, New York, USA.
33. Charlotte Mineau
Actress | Sparrows
Tall, statuesque Parisian actress, trained at the Sorbonne. Brunette Charlotte Mineau, known locally as "Lottie", was the daughter of a police officer who tragically drowned when she was all of two months old. As a youngster, she displayed a free spirit and moved around a lot, finding employment ...
36. Marie Nordstrom
Actress | Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Marie Nordstrom was born on April 12, 1886 in Fort Apache, Arizona, USA as Marie Ursula Nordstrom. She was an actress, known for Hear Ye! Hear Ye! (1934) and Watch the Birdie (1935). She was married to Henry E. Dixey. She died in September 1979 in Southbury, Connecticut, USA.
39. Sam Taub
Actor | The Notorious Elinor Lee
Sam Taub was born on September 10, 1886 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Notorious Elinor Lee (1940), Shikat vs. Lewis Wrestling Match (1932) and Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956). He died on July 10, 1979 in New York City.
41. Anne Ives
Actress | The Producers
Anne Ives was born on November 30, 1886 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Anne Florinda Ives. She was an actress, known for The Producers (1967), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) and The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948). She died on May 15, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.
Writer | The Foolish Frog
From 1912 to 1919, Seeger was a professor at the University of California, becoming the first head of the music department there in 1916. Shortly before Peter was born, he was fired from his position at the university because of his outspoken opposition to World War I.
43. John Cromwell
Director | The Prisoner of Zenda
Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, OH. He made his Broadway debut on October 14, 1912, in Marian De Forest's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" at the Playhouse Theatre. The show was a hit, running for a total of 184 performances. Cromwell appeared ...
44. Violet Haggar
Actress | The Life of Charles Peace
Violet Haggar was born on March 16, 1887 in Poole, Dorset, England. She was an actress, known for The Life of Charles Peace (1905) and The Red Barn Mystery (1908). She was married to Cyril Sydney Yorke. She died on March 21, 1979 in Truro, Cornwall, England.
46. Gertrude Kaye
Actress | Dr. Finlay's Casebook
Gertrude Kaye was born on May 2, 1887 in Chatburn, Lancashire, England as Gertrude Victoria Robinson. She was an actress, known for Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962), Q6 (1969) and The Doctors (1969). She was married to Darroll Richards and Robert Richard Kay. She died in 1979 in Richmond, Surrey, ...
47. Rae Samuels
Actress | The Forward Pass
Rae Samuels was born on May 3, 1887 in Youngstown, Ohio, USA as Rachel May Samuels. She was an actress, known for The Forward Pass (1929) and The Big Benefit (1933). She was married to Martin Leo Forkins. She died on October 24, 1979 in New York, New York, USA.
Actor | Cocktail
Christian Gottschalch was born on May 20, 1887 in Thisted, Denmark as Christian Viggo Gottschalch. He was an actor, known for Cocktail (1937), Han, hun og Hamlet (1922) and Once There Was a War (1966). He was married to Henny Dehn and Ellen Gottschalch. He died on May 22, 1979 in Denmark.
50. Mabel Taliaferro
Actress | A Wife by Proxy
Mabel Taliaferro was born on May 21, 1887 in New York City, New York, USA as Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro. She was an actress, known for A Wife by Proxy (1917), Cinderella (1912) and Alexander Hamilton (1924). She was married to Robert Ober, Joseph O'Brien, Thomas Carrigan and Frederick W. Thompson (...