We Mourn Their Passing in 2011...by HypnocraticGoat | created - 03 Jul 2011 | updated - 31 Dec 2011 | Public
...they dwell now in God's loving embrace.
1. Anne Francis
Actress | Forbidden Planet
Anne Francis got into show business quite early in life. She was born on September 16, 1930 in Ossining, New York (which is near Sing Sing prison), the only child of Phillip Francis, a businessman/salesman, and the former Edith Albertson. A natural little beauty, she became a John Robert Powers ...
Actor | The Usual Suspects
Classically-trained actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and was a distinguished character actor on stage, TV and film. Growing up in Warrington, Lancashire amid middle-class surroundings, he went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in ...
Self | Band of Brothers
Richard D. Winters was born on January 21, 1918 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Band of Brothers (2001), The Last Days of World War II (2005) and American Experience (1988). He was married to Ethel. He died on January 2, 2011 in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.
4. Jill Haworth
Actress | Exodus
A slim, stunning, stylish-looking actress, British Jill Haworth (born Valerie Jill Haworth on August 15, 1945 in Sussex) was a free-spirited product of the 1960s. Her father was a textile magnate and sometime race car driver and mother an aspiring ballerina. Trained in dance herself, she attended ...
Soundtrack | 50/50
Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...
6. Peter Yates
Director | Krull
Having seen Robbery (1967) and Bullitt (1968), it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, ...
7. David Nelson
David Nelson was born on October 24, 1936 in New York City to Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson. He attended Hollywood High School. He later was a film producer (The Nelson Co.) and director, who directed several episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952).
Nelson had two sons with his ...
Actress | Superman
The lovely Susannah York, a gamin, blue-eyed, cropped blonde British actress, displayed a certain crossover star quality when she dared upon the Hollywood scene in the early 1960s. A purposefully intriguing, enigmatic and noticeably uninhibited talent, she was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher on ...
9. Don Kirshner
Producer | Toomorrow
Don Kirshner was born on April 17, 1934 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Donald Kirshner. He is known for his work on Toomorrow (1970), The Kowboys (1970) and Musical Chairs (1975). He was married to Sheila Grod. He died on January 17, 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
10. Sargent Shriver
Self | JACK: The Last Kennedy Film
One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the...
11. Jack LaLanne
Actor | Peter Gunn
LaLanne was addicted to sugar as a child, causing him to commit acts of violence, including setting his parents' house on fire and attacking his brother with an axe. He was so weak his family physician recommended he be removed from school to rest and regain his strength. Around this time, he and ...
12. David Frye
Actor | The ABC Comedy Hour
David Frye was born on November 21, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as David Shapiro. He was an actor, known for The ABC Comedy Hour (1972), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The Kraft Music Hall (1967). He died on January 24, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
14. John Barry
Music_department | Dances with Wolves
John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...
15. Charlie Callas
Actor | Switch
Born Charles Callias in Brooklyn, NY on December 20, 1927, he served in the US Army in Germany during World War 2.
Originally a drummer, he played with Tommy Dorsey, Claude Thornhill and Buddy Rich. He was always clowning around and would drive the band members crazy on the bus as they traveled. So ...
16. Maria Schneider
Actress | Ultimo tango a Parigi
Maria Schneider was a French actress. At age 19 she became famous for Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris (1972), and The Passenger (1975).
As a teenager, she adored films, going to the cinema up to four times a week. She left home at 15 after an argument with her mother and went to Paris...
Actor | Der Stand der Dinge
John Paul Getty III was born on November 5, 1956 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Jean Paul Getty. He was an actor, known for The State of Things (1982), The Territory (1981) and J. Paul Getty in Sutton Place (1972). He was married to Gisela Getty. He died on February 5, 2011 in Buckinghamshire, ...
19. Kenneth Mars
Actor | Young Frankenstein
Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Young Frankenstein (1974), The Producers (1967) and The Little Mermaid (1989). He was married to Barbara Newborn. He died on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Betty Garrett
Actress | On the Town
A sunny singer, dancer and comic actress, Betty Garrett starred in several Hollywood musicals and stage roles. She was at the top of her game when the Communist scare in the 1950s brought her career to a screeching, ugly halt. She and her husband Larry Parks, an Oscar-nominated actor, were summoned...
22. Len Lesser
Actor | Kelly's Heroes
Len Lesser was born on December 3, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Leonard King Lesser. He was an actor, known for Kelly's Heroes (1970), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) and Seinfeld (1989). He was married to Janice Burrell. He died on February 16, 2011 in Burbank, California, USA.
23. Jane Russell
Actress | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in ...
24. Michael Gough
Actor | Batman
Tony Award-winning English actor Michael Gough, best known for playing the butler Alfred Pennyworth in the first four Batman (1989, 1992, 1995 & 1997) movies and for playing the arch-criminal Dr. Clement Armstrong in The Avengers (1961) episode "The Cybernauts", was an accomplished performer on ...
26. Elizabeth Taylor
Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked ...
Actress | Contact
Geraldine A. Ferraro was born on August 26, 1935 in Newburgh, New York, USA as Geraldine Anne Ferraro. She was an actress, known for Contact (1997), Murphy Brown (1988) and Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995). She was married to John Zaccaro. She died on March 26, 2011 in Boston,...
28. Farley Granger
Actor | Strangers on a Train
Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star (1943). He followed...
29. Kevin Jarre
Writer | Rambo: First Blood Part II
Kevin Jarre was born on August 6, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Kevin Noel Clark. He was a writer and actor, known for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Glory (1989) and The Mummy (1999). He died on April 3, 2011 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
30. Sidney Lumet
Director | 12 Angry Men
Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although ...
31. Arthur Marx
Writer | Mickey
Arthur Marx was born on July 21, 1921 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Julius Marx. He is known for his work on Mickey (1964), Alice (1976) and Blondie in the Dough (1947). He was married to Lois Gilbert and Irene Kahn. He died on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
32. Michael Sarrazin
Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Owning a pair of the most incredibly soulful and searching eyes you'll ever find, Michael Sarrazin's poetic drifters crept into Hollywood unobtrusively on little cat's feet, but it didn't take long for him to make his mark. Quiet yet uninhibited, the lean, laconic, fleshy-lipped actor with the ...
33. Elisabeth Sladen
Actress | Doctor Who
Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool, England. She attended drama school for two years before joining the local repertory theatre in her home town of Liverpool. She met actor Brian Miller during her first production there and they were later married after meeting again in Manchester, three years ...
36. William Campbell
Actor | The High and the Mighty
William Campbell was born on October 30, 1923 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for The High and the Mighty (1954), Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). He was married to Tereza Pavlovic, Barbara Bricker and Judith Campbell Exner. He died on ...
37. Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden was the criminal mastermind behind Al-Qaida and the world's most sought-after terrorist since the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Libya, and then masterminding 9/11. He has released videos praising terrorist threats. Almost 10 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, ...
38. Jackie Cooper
Actor | Superman
Jackie Cooper was born John Cooper in Los Angeles, California, to Mabel Leonard, an Italian-American stage pianist, and John Cooper. Through his mother, he was the nephew of actress Julie Leonard, screenwriter Jack Leonard, and (by marriage) director Norman Taurog. Jackie served with the Navy in ...
39. Sada Thompson
Actress | Family
Renowned and highly respected actress Sada Thompson has earned critical acclaim both on stage and TV for her noble, strong-minded matrons, but her more challenging and compelling work has come when her characters have displayed darker, more neurotic tones.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the ...
40. Dana Wynter
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The daughter of a noted surgeon, Dana Wynter was born Dagmar Winter in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in England. When she was 16 her father went to Morocco, reportedly to operate on a woman who wouldn't allow anyone else to attend her; he visited friends in Southern Rhodesia, fell in love with it ...
43. Dolores Fuller
Actress | Jail Bait
Dolores Fuller first got the idea that she wanted to get into the picture business at the age of ten, when she was an extra in the motel sequence of It Happened One Night (1934). She acted in school plays, modeled and landed a few jobs on TV. In the early 1950s, she and her actress-friend, Mona ...
44. Harmon Killebrew
Actor | Pastime
In the pre-steroids era, the most fearsome home-run hitter in the American League not named Babe Ruth (Mickey Mantle was a switch-hitter) was named Harmon Killebrew. The surname seemed to fit, as the husky Harmon certainly "killed" the ball, launching many massive moon-shots in old-time ball-yards ...
45. Randy Savage
Actor | Spider-Man
One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").
47. Jeff Conaway
Actor | Grease
Jeff Conaway was born on October 5, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Jeffery Charles William Michael Conaway. He was an actor, known for Grease (1978), Taxi (1978) and Babylon 5 (1994). He was married to Kerri Young and Rona Newton-John. He died on May 27, 2011 in Encino, Los Angeles, ...
49. Andrew Gold
Soundtrack | The Golden Girls
Every day, somewhere across the globe, someone is enjoying the music of Andrew Gold. Whether it's his joyous ode "Thank You for Being a Friend," his plaintive hit "Lonely Boy," his chiming guitar work and supple arrangements on various classic tracks such as Linda Ronstadt's smash hit "You're No ...
50. Jack Kevorkian
Self | Kevorkian
Controversial pathologist, writer and inventor, Jack Kevorkian was the only son of Levon Kevorkian a former auto-factory worker who owned an excavating company and his homemaker wife. He had 2 sisters. Kevorkian's parents were Armenian refugees, whose relatives were among the 1.5 millon victims of ...
51. James Arness
Actor | Gunsmoke
American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...
53. Wild Man Fischer
Soundtrack | Derailroaded
A mentally disturbed street singer discovered by Frank Zappa. He recorded a double album for Zappa's Bizarre Records label, some of it with Zappa and The Mothers of Invention, the rest of it solo, giving full vent to non-metrical original material. He recorded again for the Rhino record label in ...
54. Clarence Clemons
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Clarence Clemons was mostly known as being the dynamic saxophone player in Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band. He was a pivotal part of the E-street band's persona and was a featured member of the band. His legacy teaming up with Bruce was a pivotal part of the success of the back up band. After ...
55. Peter Falk
Actor | Columbo
Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, ...
56. Gene Colan
Writer | Blade II
Long-time comic book artist, perhaps best known for his work at Marvel. At that company, Gene drew a revival of the Sub-Mariner in the mid-1960s; took over from artist Don Heck on Iron Man; took over from John Romita Sr. on Daredevil; spent time drawing Captain America; and launched a successful ...
57. Elaine Stewart
Actress | The Bad and the Beautiful
Ravishing redhead Elaine Stewart came onto the film scene in the early 1950s and decorated a number of eastern and western films as well as crimers as a second-tier MGM star. Her striking, shapely beauty and "come hither" sensuality was on full display throughout the decade, often as a temptress or...
58. Anna Massey
Actress | Peeping Tom
Anna Massey was born on August 11, 1937 in Thakeham, West Sussex, England as Anna Raymond Massey. She was an actress, known for Peeping Tom (1960), Frenzy (1972) and The Machinist (2004). She was married to Dr. Uri Andres and Jeremy Brett. She died on July 2, 2011 in London, England.
59. Betty Ford
Actress | Mary Tyler Moore
Betty Ford was born on April 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Elizabeth Ann Bloomer. She was an actress and writer, known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970), Dynasty (1981) and The Betty Ford Story (1987). She was married to Gerald Ford and William C. Warren. She died on July 8, 2011 in ...
60. Sam Denoff
Composer ("Bupkis"), author and actor, educated at Adelphi College, and later on the staff at WNEW in New York. He was a television script writer and also wrote much special material for night clubs and a number of singing commercials. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his chief musical collaborators include ...
Writer | Gilligan's Island
Sherwood Schwartz was born on November 14, 1916 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA as Sherwood Charles Schwartz. He was a writer and producer, known for Gilligan's Island (1964), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and Adventures in Babysitting (1987). He was married to Mildred Seidman. He died on July 12, 2011 ...
63. Amy Winehouse
Soundtrack | Amy
Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983 in Southgate, London, England to Janis Holly Collins (previously: Janis Holly Winehouse; born: Janis Holly Seaton), a pharmacist & Mitchell "Mitch" Winehouse, a taxi driver. Her family shared her love of theater and music. Amy was brought up on jazz...
65. Dan Peek
Soundtrack | Jim, the World's Greatest
Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Dan Peek was born on November 1, 1950 in Panama City, Florida. Dan attended London Central High School in London, England, where he met fellow musicians Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. The trio formed the folk-rock group America in the late 60s. Peek ...
66. Bubba Smith
The athletically gifted 6' 7" Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith played defensive end / defensive tackle for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts (1967-1971), Oakland Raiders (1973-1974), and Houston Oilers (1975-1976). After the conclusion of his football career, Smith moved into a TV & film ...
67. Annette Charles
Actress | Grease
Annette Charles was born on March 5, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Annette Frances Cardona. She was an actress, known for Grease (1978), In Search of Historic Jesus (1979) and The Bionic Woman (1976). She was married to Robert Romeo. She died on August 3, 2011 in Los Angeles.
68. Francesco Quinn
Actor | Platoon
Perhaps best known for his portrayal of underground drug king Rhah in Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning Platoon (1986), Francesco Quinn is one of the film industry's most versatile young actors. Intent on following in the footsteps of his father, Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, who had appeared in ...
70. Vic Dunlop
Actor | Breakfast of Aliens
Vic Dunlop was born on November 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Breakfast of Aliens (1993), Archie's Final Project (2009) and Safe at Home (1986). He was married to Linda. He died on August 13, 2011 in Glendale, California, USA.
71. Jimmy Sangster
Writer | Dracula
One of the driving, creative forces behind the legendary Hammer Studios, Jimmy Sangster was born on December 2, 1927, in Kinmel Bay, North Wales. He began in the film industry as a production assistant at age 16 during WWII. After this gig, he worked as a gofer and assistant projectionist for ...
72. Budd Hopkins
Writer | Intruders
Budd Hopkins was born on June 15, 1931 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Elliott Budd Hopkins. He is known for his work on Intruders (1992), Abductees (1995) and Hard Copy (1989). He was married to April Kingsley, Carol Rainey and Joan Baer. He died on August 21, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City, ...
73. Jerry Leiber
Soundtrack | Cloverfield
Half of the songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, Jerry Leiber wrote many hit songs with his partner Mike Stoller, including many for Elvis Presley and The Coasters. Leiber was born on April 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Jerome Leiber. He was married to Gaby Rodgers. He died on August ...
Actor | Oliver Twist
John Howard Davies was born on March 9, 1939 in Paddington, London, England. He was a producer and director, known for Oliver Twist (1948), Fawlty Towers (1975) and Mr. Bean (1990). He was married to Linda. He died on August 22, 2011 in Blewbury, Oxfordshire, England.
76. Frank DiLeo
Actor | Goodfellas
Frank DiLeo was born on October 23, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Frank Michael DiLeo. He was a producer and actor, known for Goodfellas (1990), Moonwalker (1988) and Wayne's World 2 (1993). He was married to Linda DiLeo. He died on August 24, 2011 in North Lima, Ohio, USA.
77. Honeyboy Edwards
Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
"Delta blues" artist David "Honeyboy"--a nickname his sister gave him as a child--Edwards was born in Shaw, MS, in 1915. He taught himself to play the guitar as a boy by listening to such bluesmen as Tommy McClennan and Robert Petway. By age 14 he was playing in "juke joints" in the South with such...
78. Cliff Robertson
Actor | Spider-Man
Clifford Parker Robertson III became a fairly successful leading man through most of his career without ever becoming a major star. Following strong stage and television experience, he made an interesting film debut in a supporting role in Picnic (1956). He then played Joan Crawford's deranged ...
79. Andy Whitfield
Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Andy Whitfield was born on October 17, 1971 in Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. He was an actor, known for Spartacus (2010), Gabriel (2007) and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011). He was married to Vashti Whitfield. He died on September 11, 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
81. Eleanor Mondale
Actress | Drop Dead Fred
Eleanor Mondale was born on January 19, 1960 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Eleanor Jane Mondale. She is known for her work on Drop Dead Fred (1991), Ground Control (1998) and Odd Jobs (1986). She was married to Chan Poling, Greg Malban and Keith Van Horne. She died on September 17, 2011 in ...
82. David Croft
Writer | Dad's Army
David Croft was born on September 7, 1922 in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, England as David John Sharland. He was a writer and producer, known for Dad's Army (1968), Hi-de-Hi! (1980) and Are You Being Served? (1972). He was married to Ann Croft. He died on September 27, 2011 in Tavira, Portugal.
83. Steve Jobs
Producer | Toy Story
Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24 February 1955 in San Francisco, California, to students Abdul Fattah Jandali and Joanne Carole Schieble who were unmarried at the time and gave him up for adoption. He was taken in by a working class couple, Paul and Clara Jobs, and grew up with them in Mountain View...
84. Bert Jansch
Soundtrack | The Squid and the Whale
Bert Jansch was born on November 3, 1943 in Glasgow, Scotland as Herbert Jansch. He was a composer, known for The Squid and the Whale (2005), Downsizing (2017) and Calendar Girls (2003). He was married to Loren Auerbach, Heather Rosemary Sewell and Lynda Campbell. He died on October 5, 2011 in ...
85. Charles Napier
Actor | Rambo: First Blood Part II
Lively character actor who usually plays edgy military types and menacing bad guys, Charles Napier's roles have changed little since his debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1969). Napier went on appearing in other Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in Supervixens (...
86. Diane Cilento
Actress | The Wicker Man
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones (1963) and appeared in The Third Secret (1964) the following year but she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom ...
87. George Baker
Actor | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
George Baker was born on April 1, 1931 in Varna, Bulgaria as George Morris Baker. He was an actor and writer, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and I, Claudius (1976). He was married to Louie Ramsay, Sally Home and Julia Squire. He died on October 7, 2011...
90. Muammar Gaddafi
Producer | Al-risâlah
Muammar Abu Meniar el-Gaddafi was born in the North African desert, south of Sirte, Libya, in 1942 (the exact date is unknown; some sources day June 1, while others say sometime in September). The son of a poor Bedouin nomad, Gaddafi lived in his family's remote desert camp until he went away to ...
92. Richard Gordon
Producer | Tower of Evil
London-born Richard Gordon became interested in movies at an early age and, together with his like-minded older brother Alex Gordon, got involved with film societies at school. Detecting greener grass on the other side of the ocean, the Brothers Gordon relocated to the United States in the late ...
93. Leonard Stone
Leonard Stone was born on November 3, 1923 in Salem, Oregon, USA as Leonard Steinbock. He was an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Soylent Green (1973) and I Spy (1965). He was married to Carole H. Kleinman. He died on November 2, 2011 in Encinitas, California, USA.
94. Andrew Rooney
Writer | 60 Minutes
Andy Rooney grew up in Albany and attended The Albany University and Colgate Academy. In 1941, at the age of 22 he was drafted into the Army and was posted to London. There he began writing for Stars and Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper and later in the war he became one of the first US ...
95. Cynthia Myers
Actress | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'3" brunette knockout Cynthia Jeanette Myers was born on September 12, 1950, in Toledo, Ohio. She was raised by her mother Mary, her grandparents and various aunts and uncles after her father was killed in a car accident when she was four years old. She had two siblings, ...
96. Margaret Field
Actress | The Man from Planet X
Born Margaret Morlan, for three decades she was featured in films and television under the name Margaret Field and was the mother of two-time Oscar winner actress Sally Field. During World War II, she moved to Pasadena, California, was discovered by a talent scout, took a screen test and was signed...
97. Hal Kanter
Writer | Julia
Hal Kanter started out writing variety shows and revues for television in the early 1950s. He turned to screenwriting in the mid-1950s, specializing in comedies (he wrote for Bob Hope and Martin & Lewis) but also turning out dramas such as The Rose Tattoo and Let's Make Love. He directed a few ...
98. Joe Frazier
Self | Rocky
Joe Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA as Joseph William Frazier. He was an actor, known for Rocky (1976), Bocce Balls (2005) and A Christmas Journey Home (1996). He was married to Florence Smith. He died on November 7, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
100. Bil Keane
Bil Keane was born on October 5, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as William Aloysius Keane. He was a writer, known for A Special Valentine with the Family Circus (1978), A Family Circus Christmas (1979) and A Family Circus Easter (1982). He was married to Thelma Carne. He died on November 8...