Deaths: November 1

by bcampos862 | created - 28 Oct 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Bradley Joseph

Actor | A Cinderella Story

Brad was raised in Southern California. He graduated from El Toro high school in 2001. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a film career training extensively with his acting coaches. In addition to acting, Brad is a high level basketball player and fitness practitioner. His dedication to health ...

2. Adrienne Shelly

Actress | Waitress

The late Adrienne Shelly was born in Queens, New York, to Elaine Langbaum and Sheldon Levine. After graduating Jericho High School in Jericho, New York, she enrolled at Boston University and majored in film production. She dropped out after her junior year and moved to Manhattan, where she made a ...

3. Amir Shervan

Director | Killing American Style

Amir Shervan, was born Amir Hosein Ghaffar in Tehran, Iran on May 24, 1929. In the U.S. he is mostly known for directing the movies Hollywood cop and Samurai Cop but was better known in Iran for his directing, writing and acting in numerous films.

Shervan studied theater in Pasadena California in ...

4. Benita Hume

Actress | Tarzan Escapes

Benita Hume was born on October 14, 1906 in London, England as Benita Humm. She was an actress and writer, known for Tarzan Escapes (1936), The Constant Nymph (1928) and Footsteps in the Night (1931). She was married to George Sanders, Ronald Colman and Eric Otto Siepmann. She died on November 1, ...

5. Bettye Ackerman

Actress | Ben Casey

Bettye Ackerman was born on February 28, 1924 in Cottageville, South Carolina, USA as Bettye Louise Ackermann. She was an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), Studio One in Hollywood (1948) and The Waltons (1972). She was married to Sam Jaffe. She died on November 1, 2006 in Columbia, South ...

6. Bob Curwood

Actor | The Range Wolf

Silent western actor Bob Curwood was born in Romania in 1899 as John Balas Belasco. His parents were non-professionals Maria and Russen Balas Belasco. His movie-name was changed to Bub Curwood when he was given the lead role in a series of silent western and Royal-Canadian-Mounted shorts at ...

7. Carlo Giuffrè

Once Upon a Time in America

Carlo Giuffrè, a name which has become inseparable from three others, Aldo Giuffrè, Naples and Eduardo De Filippo. Younger brother of Aldo Giuffrè, he has had, like him, a very long and fruitful career, in the theater, in the movies and on TV, both as good-looking manly protagonists or -and mainly ...

8. Chandra Kaluarachchi

Actress | Welikathara

Chandra Kaluarachchi was born on April 6, 1943 in Narahenpita, Sri Lanka. She was an actress, known for Welikathara (1971), Thun Man Handiya (1970) and Jeevana ganga (1974). She was married to Lakshman Wijesekara. She died on November 1, 2019 in Sri Lanka.

9. Charlie O'Donnell

Actor | Cops and Robbersons

Charlie O'Donnell was born on August 12, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Cops and Robbersons (1994), Batman (1966) and Burt Luddin's Love Buffet (1999). He was married to Ellen Lerner and Mary Jane Ryan. He died on November 1, 2010 in Sherman Oaks, California, ...

10. Dixie Lee

Actress | Redheads on Parade

Dixie Lee was born on November 4, 1911 in Harriman, Tennessee, USA as Wilma Winifred Wyatt. She was an actress, known for Redheads on Parade (1935), Love in Bloom (1935) and Night Life in Reno (1931). She was married to Bing Crosby. She died on November 1, 1952 in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, ...

11. Fred Thompson

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Fred Thompson was born on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama, USA as Freddie Dalton Thompson. He was an actor, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), No Way Out (1987) and Sinister (2012). He was married to Jeri Kehn Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey. He died on November 1, 2015 in ...

12. Héctor Pellegrini

Actor | Trampa para un soñador

Héctor Pellegrini was born on August 6, 1931 in Quiroga, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Trampa para un soñador (1980), Llévame contigo (1982) and Pajarito Gómez (1965). He died on November 1, 1999 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires.

13. Helen Troy

Actress | Broadway Melody of 1938

Helen Troy was born on December 23, 1903 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937), Human Cargo (1936) and Everybody Sing (1938). She was married to Alton Edward. Horton. She died on November 1, 1942 in Santa Monica, California.

14. James Broderick

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

James Joseph Broderick III was an American actor, of English and Irish descent. Broderick was born in Charlestown, New Hampshire, to James Joseph Broderick II (1895-1959) and his wife Mary Elizabeth Martindale. His father was of Irish descent, while his mother had both English and Irish ancestry. ...

15. Johannes Schaaf

Director | Trotta

Johannes Schaaf was born on April 7, 1933 in Stuttgart, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Trotta (1971), The Delinquent (1967) and Große Liebe (1966). He was married to Stella Kleindienst and Rosemarie Fendel. He died on November 1, 2019 in Murnau, Bavaria, Germany.

16. Katie Lee

Music_department | Psychobitches

Katie Lee was born on October 23, 1919 in Aledo, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Psychobitches (2013), Canyonlands: Edward Abbey and the Great American Desert and DamNation (2014). She was married to Edwin Carl Brandelius Jr. and Eugene Busch Jr. She died on November 1, 2017 in Jerome, ...

17. Ken Swofford

Actor | Annie

Ken Swofford was born on July 25, 1933 in Du Quoin, Illinois, USA as Kenneth Charles Swofford. He was an actor, known for Annie (1982), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Black Roses (1988). He was married to Barbara Ann Biggs. He died on November 1, 2018 in Pacific Grove, California, USA.

18. King Vidor

Director | The Crowd

King Vidor was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter of Hungarian descent. He was born in Galveston, Texas to lumberman Charles Shelton Vidor and his wife Kate Wallis. King's paternal grandfather Károly (Charles) Vidor had fled Hungary as a refugee following the failed ...

20. Mamie Eisenhower

Self | Universal Newsreel

Mamie Eisenhower was born on November 14, 1896 in Boone, Iowa, USA as Mamie Geneva Doud. She was married to Dwight D. Eisenhower. She died on November 1, 1979 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

21. Marianne Stewart

Actress | Valley of Hunted Men

Marianne Stewart was born on January 16, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Annemarie Schuenzel. She was an actress, known for Valley of Hunted Men (1942), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) and Ben Casey (1961). She was married to Wilbur George Dirksing and Louis Calhern. She died on November 1, 1992 in ...

22. Michael Piller

Writer | Star Trek: Insurrection

Michael went to school in New York before taking a creative writing course. The professor for this course told everyone, "There are enough bad writers out there. There needn't be anymore". Michael recalls that the professor would rip up his writing and he would be so broken-hearted. This professor ...

23. Minoru Chiaki

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Japanese character actor equally adept at comic or seriously unsavory roles. Chiaki graduated from the University of Chuo with degrees in economics and commerce, but almost immediately found that his interest lay more with the theatre. In 1937, he began to study with the Shin-Tsukiji Gekidan ("The ...

24. Mitch Lucker

Self | No Room for Rockstars

Mitch Lucker was born on October 20, 1984 in Riverside, California, USA. He was married to Jolie Carmadella. He died on November 1, 2012 in Huntington Beach, California.

25. Molly McGreevy

Actress | Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue

Molly McGreevy was born on June 11, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA as Molly Wheaton Paine. She was an actress and producer, known for Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue (1974), Ryan's Hope (1975) and Nothing by Chance (1975). She was married to Earl Hindman and Thomas James McGreevy. She died on ...

26. Noah Beery Jr.

Actor | Red River

Familiar and well-liked character actor of very different persona than either his father, Noah Beery, or his uncle, Wallace Beery. He attended Harvard Military Academy but managed to make a number of appearances on film and on stage with his father before adulthood. At age 19, he began playing ...

27. Norman Krasna

Writer | Princess O'Rourke

Humorist, playwright and screenwriter Norman Krasna went to great lengths planning for a career in law. He attended New York University, Columbia University and St. John's University law school but then abruptly changed his plans and started work as a copy boy at a New York newspaper. He had a ...

28. Oscar Beregi Jr.

Actor | Young Frankenstein

Heavyweight Hungarian-born character actor Oscar Beregi Jr.'s best performances were on the small screen, usually as Eastern European or Russian heavies. His stock-in-trade villainy was of a cultured or psychological, rather than physical nature, urbane and intellectual, yet inevitably sinister. ...

29. Pablo Cedrón

Actor | El aura

Pablo Cedrón was born on January 7, 1958 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pablo Aquiles Cedrón Elichiridehety. He was an actor and writer, known for The Aura (2005), The Lost Brother (2017) and Felicidades (2000). He was married to Valentina Bruzzone. He died on November 1, 2017 in ...

30. Pablo Leder

Actor | La montaña sagrada

Pablo Leder is an actor and writer, known for The Holy Mountain (1973), Pubertinaje (1971) and El Topo (1970).

31. Paul Turner

Director | Hedd Wyn

He was born in Devon, England and moved to Wales in the 1970s.

32. Phil Silvers

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Phil Silvers was a comedic actor of Russian-Jewish descent, nicknamed as "The King of Chutzpah". He was best known for his starring role as Master Sergeant Ernest "Ernie" Bilko in the hit sitcom "The Phil Silvers Show" (1955-1959). He had roles in the comedy films "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" ...

33. Pocho la Pantera

Actor | Sin código

Pocho la Pantera was born on November 29, 1950 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Ernesto Aníbal Gauna. He was an actor, known for Sin código (2004), Sos mi vida (2006) and El vagoneta en el mundo del cine (2012). He was married to Viviana Basilia. He died on November 1, 2016 in Buenos Aires.

34. Ramon Cabrero

Self | Fútbol Vivo

Ramon Cabrero was born on November 11, 1947 in Santander, Cantabria, Spain as Ramón Armando Cabrero Muñiz. He died on November 1, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

35. René Lévesque

Actor | Les lumières de ma ville

René Lévesque was born on August 24, 1922 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was an actor, known for Lights of My City (1950), À la croisée des chemins (1943) and Man of America (1956). He was married to Corinne Côté-Lévesque and Louise L'Heureux. He died on November 1, 1987 in...

36. Rina Lazo

Self | La cocina de Diego y Frida

Rina Lazo was born on October 23, 1923 in Guatemala City, Guatemala as Rina Lazo Wasem. She was married to Arturo García Bustos. She died on November 1, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.

37. Roger Cardinal

Self | Art on Film, Program 4: Voice

Roger Cardinal was born on February 27, 1940 in London, England. He was married to Agnès Meyer. He died on November 1, 2019 in the UK.

38. Rudy Boesch

Self | Survivor

Rudy Boesch was born on January 20, 1928 in Rochester, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Survivor (2000), Combat Missions (2002) and JAG (1995). He was married to Marjorie Thomas. He died on November 1, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.

39. Sonny Bupp

Actor | Citizen Kane

Moyer Bupp was born in New York City, New York. Al Jolson was the hottest item on stage and Moyer's father nicknamed him "Sonny" after one of Jolson's songs. It was the height of the Great Depression and on the chance of a better job Sonny's parents loaded the children (all five of them) into the ...

40. Victor Sen Yung

Actor | Across the Pacific

Achieving both film and TV notice during his lengthy career, this diminutive Asian-American character was born Victor Cheung Young on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco to Chinese emigrants. When his mother died during the influenza epidemic of 1918-19, his father placed Victor and his sister in a ...

41. Yma Sumac

Soundtrack | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Known for her astonishing 4 1/2 octave vocal range, Yma Sumac (AKA Ima or Imma Sumack) is from Ichocán, Peru, a town high in the Andes. From an early age she performed in radio and movies and made recordings throughout South America. She came to the United States in the 1940s and performed with a ...



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