Deaths: September 7by bcampos862 | created - 05 Sep 2017 | updated - 07 Sep 2020 | Public
Stunts | The Big Operator
Al Carmichael, USC halfback who scored first touchdown in AFL history, set an NFL record with a 106-yard kick return in 1956 and was elected to the Packers Hall of Fame in 1974, also worked as a Hollywood stuntman and double in dozens of movies. Carmichael, a halfback, played for Denver in 1960 and...
3. Ben Piazza
Actor | The Blues Brothers
Ben Piazza was born on July 30, 1933 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), The Candy Snatchers (1973) and Mask (1985). He was married to Dolores Dorn. He died on September 7, 1991 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
4. Bibi Besch
Actress | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Bibi Besch was born in Vienna, Austria, to race car driver Gotfrid Köchert and actress Gusti Huber. She was a very busy supporting actress who had worked in television for over twenty years before being nominated for an Emmy Award as a supporting actress for Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992) and ...
Actress | Astro Boy
Billie Lou Watt was born on June 20, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Astro Boy (1963), The End of the Road (1998) and SuperBook (1981). She was married to Hal Studer. She died on September 7, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actress | Three Daughters
Candida Royalle was born on October 15, 1950 in New York City. Candida was raised by her father and stepmother after her biological mother abandoned her when she was only eighteen months old. Royalle trained in music, dance, and the arts in New York City: She not only studied dance and music at New...
Actress | Strictly Unconventional
Lean, fair-haired Catherine Dale Owen, acclaimed as one of the world's ten most beautiful women of 1925, had the dubious distinction of co-starring in the film which did most to ruin John Gilbert's career in talking pictures. For most of the players concerned, His Glorious Night (1929) was anything...
8. Clive Donner
Director | The Caretaker
British director Clive Donner was born in West Hampstead, London, England. By age 18 he was already working in the film business, as an office clerk at Denham Studios. He eventually became an editor and then graduated to the director's chair. After making a series of TV commercials, he made his ...
9. Cyrinda Foxe
Actress | Bad
Cyrinda Foxe was born Kathleen Hetzekian, and she says that she grew up in an abusive household. Kathleen left home before she graduated from high school and lived for a while in Texas before settling in New York City. Kathleen changed her name to Cyrinda Foxe and became part of the New York ...
10. Dennis Morgan
Actor | My Wild Irish Rose
Dennis Morgan was born Stanley Morner in the small town of Prentice, Wisconsin. His first jobs in Hollywood were mostly bit parts, but he scored big after playing opposite Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle (1940). He starred in films like My Wild Irish Rose (1947), God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) and The Very...
11. Dickie Moore
Actor | Gabriel Over the White House
Dickie Moore made his acting and screen debut at the age of 18 months in the 1927 John Barrymore film The Beloved Rogue (1927) as a baby, and by the time he had turned 10 he was a popular child star and had appeared in 52 films. He continued as a child star for many more years, and became the ...
13. Dorothy McGuire
Self | The Steve Allen Show
Dorothy McGuire was born on February 13, 1928 in Middletown, Ohio, USA. She is known for The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1951), The Jackie Gleason Show (1952) and The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom (1957). She was married to Lowell James Williamson and John Henry Brown. She died on September 7, 2012 in ...
14. Elisabeth Brooks
Actress | The Howling
Elisabeth Brooks Luyties was born on July 2, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Elisabeth Brooks began acting at age five with her career encompassing both stage and screen. She started appearing in television roles in the mid-1970s and managed to pursue her acting career as a single mother while ...
Actor | Adventures of Captain Marvel
The son of a railroad clerk/pro boxer, Frank Coghlan Jr. was born in Connecticut and soon moved with his parents to California, where all three did extra work in silent pictures. Freckle-faced Coghlan was soon one of the era's most popular child actors, but with the advent of sound (and the ...
18. Glenn Shadix
Actor | Beetle Juice
William G. Scott was born in 1952 in Bessemer, Alabama. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late 1970s.
Changing his name to Glenn Shadix, he made his film debut in the poorly received The Postman Always Rings Twice (...
19. Hall Bartlett
Writer | The Sandpit Generals
Hall Bartlett was born on November 27, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Sandpit Generals (1971), The Caretakers (1963) and Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973). He was married to Lupita Ferrer, Rhonda Fleming and Lois Butler. He died on September 7, 1993...
20. John Wesley
Actor | Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
John Wesley was born on August 3, 1947 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) and Hang 'Em High (1968). He was married to Jenny Aubert. He died on September 8, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | De leeuw van Vlaanderen
The Flemish (Dutch-language Belgian) actor Julien Schoenaerts made a most notable acting career, foremost in the theatre but also on the movie - and TV screen.
Schoenaerts was born on 30 August 1925 in Eigenbilzen (Belgian province of Limburg). He once said his first public part was that of St-John ...
22. Julio Blanck
Julio Blanck was born on June 28, 1954 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is known for La crisis causó dos nuevas muertes (2007), Debo decir (2016) and La noche de Mirtha (2013). He was married to Silvana Boschi. He died on September 7, 2018 in Buenos Aires.
24. Katrin Cartlidge
Actress | Breaking the Waves
Katrin Cartlidge began her career as a doing backstage & front of house work at London's Royal Court Theatre, having appeared with their Young People's Theatre group. She progressed to appearing in play readings and workshops before winning a regular role in Brookside (1982).
She went on to forge an...
25. Keith Moon
Actor | Tommy
Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the ...
28. Maria Montez
Actress | Arabian Nights
In a world weary of war and dispirited by the ravages of the Great Depression, Hollywood at the turn of the 1940's concocted a wildly popular, effective lot of escapist fare (though often cheaply made) to regale the sick at heart worldwide. Universal Pictures, more often than not, led in producing ...
30. Michael Elphick
Actor | The Elephant Man
Michael Elphick was a fantastic and very popular actor. He will be best remembered for his role as Ken Boon in the hit series Boon (1986). He died tragically at the early age of 55. He had been in ill-health for some years, caused by a long-running battle with alcohol, which was exacerbated by the ...
31. Mobutu Sese Seko
Actor | Congo vivo
Mobutu Sese Seko was born Joseph Mobutu in Lisala, Belgian Congo. His father was a cook, who died when Mobutu was a child, and his mother was a maid in a hotel. She used her earnings to send him to a Christian Brothers Catholic boarding school for his education. In 1949 he joined the Force Publique...
32. Peter Nichols
Writer | Inspector Morse
Peter Nichols was born on July 31, 1927 in Bristol, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Having a Wild Weekend (1965) and The Wednesday Play (1964). He was married to Thelma Reed. He died on September 7, 2019 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
34. Robert Axelrod
Actor | The Blob
Robert Axelrod was born on May 29, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Blob (1988), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He died on September 7, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Sleepaway Camp
Robert Earl Jones was born on February 3, 1910 in Senatobia, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Sleepaway Camp (1983), The Sting (1973) and Witness (1985). He was married to Jumelle P. Jones, Ruth Connolly and Ruth Williams. He died on September 7, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.
37. Sheila White
Actress | Oliver!
Sheila was born in the Highgate area of London. Her father was a clerk in a shipping line office and she had an older sister. When she was 12 she went to see a friend , who was a member of the Terry Juveniles, rehearsing for a pantomime at Golders Green. MISS terry asked her if she'd like to do ...
Soundtrack | Gangster Squad
Shirley Yamaguchi was born to Japanese parents in Manchuria in 1920. She used the Chinese name Li Xianglan (Ri Koran in Japanese) and made pro-Japanese films in Japanese-occupied areas in China. She also was a popular singer and some of her hits, including "fragrance of the night" (Ye Lai Xiang), ...
39. Spring Byington
Actress | You Can't Take It with You
The possessor of one of Hollywood's gentlest faces and warmest voices, and about as sweet as Tupelo honey both on-and-off camera, character actress Spring Byington was seldom called upon to play callous or unsympathetic (she did once play a half-crazed housekeeper in Dragonwyck (1946)). Although ...
41. Terence Young
Director | Dr. No
Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised...
Actor | Little Caesar
Thomas Edward Jackson (1886-1967) began his acting career with juvenile parts on Broadway from 1899-1903. As a tough kid living in New York's lower east side, Jackson would become a boxer and serve in WW1. He returned to the theatre in 1917 and worked steadily through the end of 1928.
Jackson would ...
44. Vivi Janiss
Actress | Ben Casey
Vivi Janiss was born on May 29, 1911 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), Lux Video Theatre (1950) and The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955). She was married to John Larch and Robert Cummings. She died on September 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
45. Warren Zevon
Soundtrack | Looper
The son of a gangster who was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and a Mormon Midwestern mother of English descent, Warren Zevon overcame a difficult childhood and an ill-fated start as a folk-rock-singer in the 1960s to establish himself as one of the most offbeat and intelligent singer-songwriters in ...