Deaths: August 30

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1. Franco Columbu

Actor | The Terminator

Francesco Columbu was an Italian actor, author, chiropractor, and former Amateur Boxer, Professional Bodybuilder and World's Strongest Man competitor. Franco was a longtime friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom he met in 1965. He often appeared in small cinematic roles alongside Schwarzenegger at ...

2. Alan Cassell

Actor | 'Breaker' Morant

Alan Cassell was born on February 16, 1932 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Alan Louis Cassell. He was an actor, known for Breaker Morant (1980), Blue Heelers (1994) and Special Squad (1984). He died on August 30, 2017 in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.

3. Alan Macdonald

Production_designer | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Alan Macdonald was born in 1956. He was a production designer and art director, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Queen (2006) and The Jacket (2005). He died on August 30, 2017 in Oxfordshire, England.

4. Albino Quiñónez

Actor | El trueno entre las hojas

Albino Quiñónez is an actor, known for El trueno entre las hojas (1957).

5. Andrew V. McLaglen

Director | The Wild Geese

Andrew V. McLaglen was born on July 28, 1920 in Wandsworth, London, England as Andrew Victor McLaglen. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Wild Geese (1978), Hellfighters (1968) and Fools' Parade (1971). He was married to Sheila Anne Corbett, Sarah (Sally) Greenwood Pierce, Veda...

6. Jaya B.

Director | Lovely

Jaya B. is known for her work on Lovely (2012), Kiese Dakuchi Kouthi Mate (2011) and Sawaal (2008). She was married to B.A. Raju. She died on August 30, 2018 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

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7. Charles Bronson

Actor | C'era una volta il West

The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky), ...

8. Charles Coburn

Actor | The More the Merrier

A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty.

9. Chester Aaron

Writer | ABC Weekend Specials

Author of mainly children's books (among them An American Ghost (1973) and Duchess (1982)), he was the son of Russian and Polish Jewish immigrants and served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945, during which he participated in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.

10. Chris Lighty

Producer | Get Rich or Die Tryin'

Chris Lighty was born on May 8, 1968 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Darrell Steven Lighty. He was a producer, known for Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), Caught in the Crossfire (2010) and 50 Cent: The Money and the Power (2008). He was married to Veronica. He died on August 30, 2012 in ...

11. David Haskell

Actor | Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew

David Haskell was born on June 4, 1948 in Stockton, California, USA as David Michael Haskell. He was an actor, known for Godspell (1973), Body Double (1984) and K-9 (1989). He was married to Jeanne Lange. He died on August 30, 2000 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.

12. Del Moore

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Del Moore was born on May 14, 1916 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Marion Delbridge Moore. He was an actor and writer, known for The Nutty Professor (1963), Get Smart (1965) and Batman (1966). He was married to Gayle. He died on August 30, 1970 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Francisco Varallo

Self | Golden Boots

Francisco Varallo was born on February 5, 1910 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Francisco Antonio Varallo. He died on August 30, 2010 in La Plata.

14. Glenn Ford

Actor | Gilda

Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school...

15. Gordon Bressack

Writer | Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys

Gordon Bressack was born on May 28, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Gordon Joseph Bressack. He is known for his work on Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys (1996), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and My Pure Joy (2011). He was married to Ellen Gerstell. He died on August 30, 2019 in Los ...

16. Hideo Gosha

Director | Goyôkin

Hideo Gosha was born on February 26, 1929 in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Goyokin (1969), The Geisha (1983) and Onimasa (1982). He died on August 30, 1992.

17. Iosif Kobzon

Soundtrack | Ne boysya, ya s toboy

Iosif Kobzon was born on September 11, 1937 in Chasov Yar, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Iosif Davydovich Kobzon. He was married to Ninel Kobzon, Lyudmila Gurchenko and Veronika Kruglova. He died on August 30, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

18. J. Lee Thompson

Director | The Guns of Navarone

J. Lee Thompson was born on August 1, 1914 in Bristol, England as John Lee Thompson. He was a director and writer, known for The Guns Of Navarone (1961), Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He was married to Lucille Kelly, Penny Thompson, Florence (Bill) ...

19. James Cellan Jones

Director | Oxbridge Blues

James Cellan Jones was born on July 13, 1931 in Swansea, Wales as Alan James Gwyn Cellan Jones. He was a director and producer, known for Oxbridge Blues (1984), A Fine Romance (1981) and The Adams Chronicles (1976). He was married to Margot Eavis. He died on August 30, 2019.

20. Jean Seberg

Actress | À bout de souffle

Jean Dorothy Seberg was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Dorothy Arline (Benson), a substitute teacher, and Edward Waldemar Seberg, a pharmacist. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of English and German ancestry.

One month before her eighteenth birthday, Jean landed the title role in ...

21. Joe De Santis

Actor | Beau Geste

Joe De Santis was born on June 15, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Vito Marcello De Santis. He was an actor, known for Beau Geste (1966), Days Of Wine & Roses - Cliff Robertson & Piper Laurie, "Playhouse 90" Original TV Version (1956) and Al Capone (1959). He was ...

22. José Luis de Vilallonga

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

José Luis de Vilallonga was born on January 29, 1920 in Madrid, Spain as José Luis de Vilallonga y Cabeza de Vaca. He was an actor and writer, known for Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Darling (1965) and Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962). He was married to Begoña Aranguren, Syliane Stella, Essylt-Priscilla ...

23. Joseph H. Lewis

Director | Gun Crazy

The term "style over content" fits director Joseph H. Lewis like a glove. His ability to elevate basically mundane and mediocre low-budget material to sublime cinematic art has gained him a substantial cult following among movie buffs. The Bonnie & Clyde look-alike Gun Crazy (1950), shot in 30 days...

24. Julie Bishop

Actress | Northern Pursuit

Colorado-born leading lady Julie Bishop, who also acted under her birth name of Jacqueline Wells and the stage name Diane Duval, started off as a silent movie child actress, working with such legends as Clara Bow and Mary Pickford.

The daughter of a wealthy banker and oilman, she was raised in Texas ...

25. Lindsay Anderson

Director | If....

Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), Britannia Hospital (1982) and This Sporting Life (1963). He died on August 30, 1994 in Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, Dordogne, ...

26. Louise Hay

Actress | Ambition to Meaning: Finding Your Life's Purpose

Louise Hay was born on October 8, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Helen Vera Lunney. She was an actress, known for The Shift (2009), Celebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin Higgins (2021) and You Can Heal Your Life (2007). She was married to Andrew Hay. She died on August 30, 2017...

27. Paul Bryar

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Paul Bryar was born on February 21, 1910 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Gabriel Paul Barrere. He was an actor, known for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Blonde for a Day (1946) and Jungle Siren (1942). He was married to Claudia Bryar. He died on August 30, 1985 in Van Nuys, California, ...

28. Peter Corris

Writer | The Empty Beach

Peter Corris was born on May 8, 1942 in Stawell, Australia as Peter Robert Corris. He was a writer, known for The Empty Beach (1985), Pokerface (1986) and First Tuesday Book Club (2006). He was married to Jean Bedford. He died on August 30, 2018 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

29. Richard Jordan

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Harvard-educated stage and screen actor Richard Jordan was born into a socially prominent family on July 19, 1937 in New York City, the grandson of Learned Hand, the greatest American jurist never to have served on the U.S. Supreme Court. Newbold Morris, his stepfather, was a member of the New York...

30. Valerie Harper

Actress | Mary Tyler Moore

Making people laugh was only one facet of Valerie Harper's career, which extended from the stage to television and feature films. A native of Suffern, New York -- "I was born to suffer" -- Harper began her career as a dancer with the corps de ballet at Radio City Hall during its spectacular heyday....

31. Vanessa Marquez

Actress | Bound by Honor

Sweet-voiced California native Vanessa Marquez had a passion for acting from an early age and wanted to be a child actress like young starlets she admired, such as Judy Garland, Shirley Temple, and Bessie Love. She sent letters to producers and agents hoping to be noticed, and as they went ...

32. Vera-Ellen

Actress | White Christmas

Vera-Ellen began dancing at the age of 10, and a few years later became one of the youngest Rockettes. She appeared in several Broadway musicals until she was spotted by film producer Samuel Goldwyn in 1945. She was only 24 years old when Goldwyn cast her opposite Danny Kaye in Wonder Man (1945). ...

33. Victoria Mallory

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Victoria Mallory was born on September 20, 1948 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Victoria Morales. She was an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Santa Barbara (1984) and Everwood (2002). She was married to Mark Lambert. She died on August 30, 2014 in Pawling, New York, USA.

34. Wes Craven

Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...

35. Wesley Lau

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Wesley Lau was born on June 18, 1921 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA as Wesley Albert Lau. He was an actor and writer, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Alamo (1960) and Mission: Impossible (1966). He was married to Marie Louise Metcalf and Shirin Devrim. He died on August 30, 1984 in Los ...

36. William Talman

Actor | Perry Mason

William Talman is best known for his role as Hamilton Burger, the district attorney who perpetually lost to Perry Mason in the long-running series Perry Mason (1957). Talman was an accomplished screenwriter and stage and screen actor, and appeared in numerous roles on television as a character ...

37. Willy Wullich

Willy Wullich was born on January 30, 1944 in Palermo, Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Guillermo Eduardo Wullich. He died on August 30, 2010 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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