Deaths: August 7

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1. Fabio Zerpa

Actor | La muchachada de a bordo

Fabio Zerpa was born on December 4, 1928 in Rosario, Colonia, Uruguay as Fabio Pedro Alles Zerpa. He was an actor, known for La muchachada de a bordo (1967), Más pobre que una laucha (1955) and El cielo es para todos (1962). He was married to Thelma Stefani. He died on August 7, 2019 in ...

2. Arvonne Fraser

Founder of the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

4. Bernie Brillstein

Producer | The Blues Brothers

Bernie Brillstein was born on April 26, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard J. Brillstein. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Ghostbusters (1984). He was married to Carrie Brillstein and Deborah Koskoff. He died on August 7, 2008 in Los ...

5. Brion James

Actor | Blade Runner

Brion James was born February 20, 1945, in Redlands, California, to Ida Mae (Buckelew) and Jimmy James. The family soon moved to Beaumont, California (between Los Angeles and Palm Springs), where his parents built and operated a movie theater, where stars such as Gene Autry would occasionally stop ...

6. Bruno Cremer

Actor | Sorcerer

Bruno Cremer went to Paris following high school. He always knew he was made to be an actor and his mother helped him. He was admitted to the Paris Conservatory. He rose to prominence in the theater playing in Shakespeare's "Pericles," Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband" and Jean Anouilh's "Poor Bitos...

7. Carlos Otero

Soundtrack | Übermut im Salzkammergut

Carlos Otero was born on March 21, 1926 in Caracas, Venezuela as Carlos José Almenar Otero. He was an actor, known for Übermut im Salzkammergut (1963), Schlagerrevue 1962 (1961) and Isola Bella (1961). He was married to Gioconda Diva. He died on August 7, 2018 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Carlos Almenar Otero

8. Charles Bryant

Actor | Revelation

Charles Bryant was born on January 8, 1879 in Hartford, Cheshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Revelation (1918), Stronger Than Death (1920) and Salomé (1922). He was married to Marjorie Gilhooley. He died on August 7, 1948 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA.

9. Charles Maxwell

Actor | Star Trek

Charles Maxwell was born on December 28, 1913 in Long Island, New York, USA as Charles Carlton Maxwell. He was an actor and writer, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), The Hank McCune Show (1950) and A Life at Stake (1955). He died on August 7, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. David Berman

Soundtrack | Tail Lights Fade

David Berman was born on January 4, 1967 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA as David Craig Berman. He was married to Cassie Berman. He died on August 7, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

11. Ernesto Alonso

Producer | Casa de vecindad

Ernesto Alonso was born on February 28, 1917 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Ernesto Ramírez Alonso. He was a producer and actor, known for Casa de vecindad (1964), El derecho de nacer (1966) and Cumbres borrascosas (1979). He died on August 7, 2007 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, ...

12. Etienne Chicot

Actor | The Da Vinci Code

Etienne Chicot was born on May 5, 1949 in Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime], France. He was an actor and composer, known for The Da Vinci Code (2006), Transsiberian (2008) and L'orchestre rouge (1989). He died on August 7, 2018 in Paris, France.

13. Grayson Hall

Actress | The Night of the Iguana

Grayson Hall was an American actress of Jewish descent. She is better known for her role as Dr. Julia Hoffman in Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows" (1966-1971). She was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1922, Hall was born Shirley Grossman in Philadelphia. Her father...

14. Harry Karl

Self | The 37th Annual Academy Awards

Harry Karl was born on March 9, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was married to Debbie Reynolds, Joan Perry, Marie McDonald and Ruth Elizabeth Lamb. He died on August 7, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Haruo Nakajima

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Haruo Nakajima was born on January 1, 1929 in Yamagata, Japan. He is known for his work on Seven Samurai (1954), Godzilla (1954) and Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972). He died on August 7, 2017 in Japan.

16. Helmut Bez

Writer | Wengler & Söhne

Helmut Bez was born on August 28, 1930 in Sondershausen, Germany. He was a writer and actor, known for Wengler & Sons (1987), Schauspielereien (1978) and Familie intakt (1984). He was married to Elisabeth Charlotte Roloff. He died on August 7, 2019 in Mecklenburg, Germany.

17. J. Om Prakash

Director | Agnee

J. Om Prakash was born on January 24, 1927 in Sialkot, Punjab, British India as Jay Om Prakash. He was a director and producer, known for Agnee (1988), Gateway of India (1957) and Aandhi (1975). He died on August 7, 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

18. Jill Banner

Actress | The President's Analyst

Jill Banner's early life was somewhat nomadic. Her father died when she was 2, and her mother moved from Washington to South Dakota and Iowa before settling in Glendale, California. Jill attended the Hollywood Professional School (one of her classmates was Peggy Lipton). Her debut film, Spider Baby...

19. John Anderson

Actor | Psycho

A tall, sinewy, austere-looking character actor with silver hair, rugged features and a distinctive voice, John Robert Anderson appeared in hundreds of films and television episodes. Immensely versatile, he was at his best submerging himself in the role of historical figures (he impersonated ...

20. Joi Lansing

Actress | Touch of Evil

Joi Lansing was born Joyce Renee Brown on April 6, 1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a young lady who developed early, physically, as a teen. Because of her striking good looks, she began modeling and was extremely successful throughout the 1940s. It was only natural her physical assets ...

21. Larry Martyn

Actor | Department S

Larry Martyn was born on March 22, 1934 in London, England as Lawrence Martyn. He was an actor, known for Department S (1969), Whoops Baghdad! (1973) and Are You Being Served? (1972). He was married to Hilary Martyn. He died on August 7, 1994 in Kent, England.

22. Leo Mattioli

Soundtrack | Fuga a la Medianoche

Leo Mattioli died on August 7, 2011 in Necochea, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

23. Lois January

Actress | Arizona Bad Man

Born in McAllen, Texas, Lois January trained as a dancer almost from infancy. Her mother believed that Lois and her younger brother were talented enough as dancers to make it in the movies, and she took the two children to Los Angeles for a short period to check out employment opportunities for ...

24. Luis Firpo

Actor | La vuelta del toro salvaje

Luis Firpo was billed as "The Wild Bull of the Pampas." A giant of a man, with enormous fists, Firpo became the South American Heavyweight Champion with a first-round knockout over David Mills in Santiago, Chile, in South America on April 30, 1920. Living his native Argentina in 1922, Firpo ...

25. Margaret Pellegrini

Self | I Married a Munchkin

Margaret Pellegrini was born on September 23, 1923 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA as Margaret Williams. She was an actress, known for I Married a Munchkin (1994), The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (2009) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). She was married to Willie Pellegrini. She died on August 7, 2013 ...

26. Marilyn King

Soundtrack | The Hideous Sun Demon

Marilyn King was born on May 11, 1931 in Glendale, California, USA as Marilyn Adine Driggs. She was an actress, known for The Hideous Sun Demon (1958), M*A*S*H (1972) and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952). She was married to James Dalton Smith, Kent Larsen and Howard Maurice Lloyd. She ...

27. Nancy Reddin Kienholz

Artist who worked with her husband, she is the daughter of chief of police Tom Reddin.

28. Oliver Hardy

Actor | Sons of the Desert

Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began ...

29. Pablo Cumo

Actor | El fin de la noche

Pablo Cumo was born on July 28, 1898 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for End of the Night (1944), El crack (1960) and Escuela de campeones (1950). He was married to Julián, Nieves. He died on August 7, 1992 in Buenos Aires.

30. Patricia Louisianna Knop

Writer | Nine 1/2 Weeks

Patricia Louisianna Knop was born on October 23, 1940 in Muskegon, Michigan, USA. She was a producer and writer, known for 9½ Weeks (1986), Wild Orchid (1989) and Siesta (1987). She was married to Zalman King. She died on August 7, 2019 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

31. Peter Jennings

Producer | ABC Evening News

Peter Jennings was born on July 29, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings. He was a writer and producer, known for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (1953), FDR (1982) and Peter Jennings Reporting: Breakdown - America's Health Insurance Crisis (2005). He ...

32. Rabindranath Tagore

Writer | Charulata

Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 6, 1861 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on Charulata (1964), Aakashee Pullover (2018) and Shyama (2008). He was married to Mrinalini Devi. He died on August 7, 1941 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India [now India].

33. Richard H. Kline

Cinematographer | King Kong

Born in Los Angeles on Nov. 15, 1926, Kline, with the help of his dad, landed a job in the camera department at Columbia Pictures after he graduated from high school in 1943. He worked as a slate boy on Cover Girl (1944), starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly. Richard is the fourth member of my ...

34. Rika Vagiani

Actress | Peraste... filiste... teleiosate!

Rika Vagiani was born in 1962 as Marika Zoula. She is known for her work on Peraste... filiste... teleiosate! (1986), Transito (1995) and Stakaman! (2001). She died on August 7, 2018 in Athens, Greece.

35. Robert Hutton

Actor | The Steel Helmet

The son of a hardware merchant and cousin of Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton, Robert Hutton was born in Kingston, New York, and attended Blair Academy in New Jersey. For several seasons the future film actor was a leading man and director with the Woodstock Playhouse stock company in New York. He ...

36. Roberto Cantoral

Soundtrack | El fantasma de la casa roja

Roberto Cantoral was born on June 17, 1935 in Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico as Roberto Cantoral García. He was married to Itatí Zucchi. He died on August 7, 2010 in Toluca, Mexico.

37. Sagan Lewis

Actress | St. Elsewhere

Sagan Lewis was born on November 30, 1952 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Susan Jane Lewis. She is known for her work on St. Elsewhere (1982), About Schmidt (2002) and Homicide: Life on the Street (1993). She was married to Tom Fontana. She died on August 7, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA.

38. Terrence Evans

Actor | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

Terrence Evans was born on June 20, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Terrence Horace Evans. He was an actor, known for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). He was married to Heidi. He died on August 7, ...

39. Tom Neal

Actor | Detour

Tom Neal is best remembered for his off-screen exploits, which involved scandal, mayhem and a charge of murder. Before his 1938 screen debut in MGM's Out West with the Hardys (1938), Neal had been a member of the boxing team at Northwestern University, had debuted on the Broadway stage in 1935 and ...

40. Uggie

Actor | The Artist

Uggie is a Jack Russell terrier, born in 2002.

He was rescued from being sent to a dog pound by Omar Von Muller, animal trainer. His career included touring with a dog talent show in the United States and South America and starring in commercials.

His most famous movie roles are in Water for ...

41. Volker Prechtel

Actor | Der Name der Rose

Volker Prechtel was born on August 9, 1941 in Hopfen am See, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Name of the Rose (1986), Löwengrube (1989) and Der König (1994). He died on August 7, 1997 in Gröbenzell, Bavaria.

42. Wally Albright

Actor | Roll Along, Cowboy

Wally Albright was born on September 3, 1925 in Burbank, California, USA as Walton Algernon Albright. He was an actor, known for Roll Along, Cowboy (1937), Thunder (1929) and Salvation Nell (1931). He died on August 7, 1999 in Sacramento, California.

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