Deaths: February 9

by bcampos862 | created - 09 Feb 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. John Gavin

Actor | Psycho

John Gavin, the American film and TV actor, businessman and diplomat who was Ronald Reagan's first Ambassador to Mexico, was born Juan Vincent Apablasa in Los Angeles, California.

The future "Jack" Gavin was a fifth-generation Angeleno, the son of Delia Diana Pablos and Juan Vincent Apablasa, and ...

2. Bentong

Actor | Oo na... Mahal na kung mahal

Bentong was born on January 12, 1964 in Tabaco, Albay, Philippines as Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr. He was an actor, known for Oo na... Mahal na kung mahal (1999), Ikaw lamang hanggang ngayon (2002) and Baliktaran: Si Ace at si Daisy (2001). He was married to Cecille Bernal. He died on February 9...

3. Bill Haley

Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock

William John Clifton Haley - better known as Bill Haley, leader of the first-ever rock & roll band The Comets - is probably the greatest musical pioneer of the 20th century. He was the first white artist to record a rhythm & blues hit - the 1951 "Rocket 88" for Dave Miller's subsidiary label ...

4. Cadet

Music_department | Support Me

Cadet was born on March 2, 1990 in London, England as Blaine Cameron Johnson. He is known for his work on Support Me (2020), Shiro's Story Part 3 (2018) and Shiro's Story Part 2 (2018). He died on February 9, 2019 in Staffordshire, England.

5. David Wayne

Actor | The Andromeda Strain

His father was an insurance executive; his mother died when he was four. He attended Western Michigan University then worked as a statistician in Cleveland where he joined a Shakespeare repertory company. Two years later he had a minor role in "The American Way" in New York. He was rejected by the ...

6. Ed Sabol

Producer | NFL Monday Night Matchup

Ed Sabol was born on September 11, 1916 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA as Edwin Milton Sabol. He was a producer, known for NFL Monday Night Matchup (1985), The Football Follies (1968) and NFL Follies Go Hollywood (1983). He was married to Audrey Sabol. He died on February 9, 2015 in Scottsdale, ...

7. Edwin McDonough

Actor | Kinsey

Edwin McDonough was born in 1943 in Milton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Kinsey (2004), Hanky Panky (1982) and Reversal of Fortune (1990). He was married to Patricia Shannon McNally. He died on February 9, 2016 in Needham, Massachusetts.

8. Fyodor Dostoevsky

Writer | The Double

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on November 11, 1821, in Moscow, Russia. He was the second of seven children of Mikhail Andreevich and Maria Dostoevsky. His father, a doctor, was a member of the Russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near Moscow where he lived with his ...

9. George 'Gabby' Hayes

Actor | Lights of Old Santa Fe

American character actor, the most famous of Western-movie sidekicks of the 1930s and 1940s. He was born May 7, 1885, the third of seven children, in the Hayes Hotel (owned by his father) in the tiny hamlet of Stannards, New York, on the outskirts of Wellsville, New York. Hayes was the son of ...

10. Ian Richardson

Actor | From Hell

A classical actor (and founding member in 1960 of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Richardson earned international fame as the villainous Francis Urquart in the BBC television trilogy, "House of Cards." Uttered in a cut-glass accent, the Machiavellian Prime Minister's sly "You might well think that ...

11. Jóhann Jóhannsson

Composer | Sicario

Jóhann Jóhannsson was born on September 19, 1969 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was a composer, known for Sicario (2015), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Prisoners (2013). He died on February 9, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

12. Jorge Sassi

Actor | La búsqueda

Jorge Sassi was born on November 17, 1950 in Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina as Jorge Alberto Sassi. He was an actor, known for La búsqueda (1985), Sin código (2004) and In Retirement (1984). He was married to María José Demare. He died on February 9, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

13. Judson Pratt

Actor | The Horse Soldiers

Judson Pratt was born on December 6, 1916 in Hingham, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Horse Soldiers (1959), Vigilante Force (1976) and Thriller (1960). He was married to Roberta Jonay. He died on February 9, 2002 in Northridge, California, USA.

14. Jun'ya Satô

Director | Tonkô

Jun'ya Satô was born in 1932 in Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Tonkô (1988), Yamato (2005) and Bullet Train (1975).

16. Mary LaRoche

Actress | Bye Bye Birdie

Mary LaRoche was born on July 20, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Gidget (1959) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to Sherwood Price, Douglas Rodgers and John Hudson. She died on February 9, 1999 in Rochester, New York.

17. Nebojsa Glogovac

Actor | Juzni vetar

Nebojsa Glogovac was born on August 30, 1969 in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He was an actor and producer, known for South Wind (2018), Sky Hook (2000) and The Constitution (2016). He was married to Milica Scepanovic and Mina Glogovac. He died on February 9, 2018 in Belgrade, ...

18. Orlando 'Cachaíto' López

Soundtrack | Six Feet Under

Orlando 'Cachaíto' López was born on February 2, 1933 in Havana, Cuba. He died on February 9, 2009 in Havana.

19. Oscar Nuñez

Actor | Nueve reinas

Oscar Nuñez was born in 1928 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Nine Queens (2000), Glory Road (2006) and Good Life Delivery (2004). He died on February 9, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

20. Patricia Nell Warren

Writer | The Front Runner

Patricia Nell Warren was born on June 15, 1936 in Helena, Montana, USA. She was a writer, known for The Front Runner, The Beauty Queen and The Front Runner Sequel Series. She was married to Yuriy Tarnawsky. She died on February 9, 2019 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

21. Paulina Singerman

Actress | Caprichosa y millonaria

Paulina Singerman was born in 1911 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Capricious and Millionaire (1940), Isabelita (1940) and You Are My Love (1941). She died on February 9, 1984 in Buenos Aires.

22. Percy Faith

Soundtrack | Reindeer Games

Percy Faith was a child piano prodigy, but his hands were burned in a fire at age 18. Switching to conducting and arranging, his unique orchestral 'sound', with strong emphasis on creative string work, soon became familiar to listeners everywhere. He recorded 85 albums for Columbia Records, and ...

23. Phil Brown

Actor | Star Wars

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Phil Brown was the son of a doctor whose work took the family all around the country. After majoring in dramatics at Stanford University, Brown played some of his earliest stage roles as part of New York's Group Theatre. When it folded, he and other Group Theatre ...

24. Phil Harris

Self | Deadliest Catch: Inside the Catch

Phil Harris was born on December 19, 1956 in Bothell, Washington, USA as Philip Charles Harris. He was married to Mary Harris. He died on February 9, 2010 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

25. Princess Margaret

Self | The Man Who Bought Mustique

Princess Margaret was born on August 21, 1930 in Glamis Castle, Glamis, Tayside, Scotland as Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret Rose of York. She was married to Lord Snowdon. She died on February 9, 2002 in King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes, City of Westminster, London, England.

26. Raúl Aubel

Actor | Tú me enloqueces

Raúl Aubel was born in 1938 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Tú me enloqueces (1976), La posesa (1961) and Juan sin nombre (1982). He was married to Clara Veretilme and Mercedes Harris. He died on February 9, 1997 in Buenos Aires.

27. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

28. Renee Houston

Actress | Repulsion

Renee Houston was born on July 24, 1902 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland as Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin. She was an actress and writer, known for Repulsion (1965), A Girl Must Live (1939) and Carry On at Your Convenience (1971). She was married to Donald Stewart, Patrick Aherne and George ...

29. Robert DoQui

Actor | RoboCop

Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Robert DoQui was born in 1934 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He attended Langston University on a music scholarship and was a member of the popular singing group, "The Langstonaires". Following a four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force, DoQui went to New ...

30. Robin Stille

Actress | The Slumber Party Massacre

Tall, lovely and spirited actress Robin Rochelle Stille was born on November 24, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Jere Stille and Sarah Bridge. Stille had two sisters and one brother. She moved with her family to Los Angeles, California. Robin graduated from Garden Grove High ...

31. Ron Miller

Producer | Disneyland

Ron Miller was born on April 17, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald William Miller. He was a producer and assistant director, known for The Magical World of Disney (1954), TRON (1982) and The Fox and the Hound (1981). He was married to Diane Disney. He died on February 9, 2019 in Napa, ...

32. Salvatore Bellomo

Actor | Spectrum Wrestling

Salvatore Bellomo was born on June 18, 1951 in Belgium. He was an actor, known for Spectrum Wrestling (1977), WWF Championship Wrestling (1972) and WWF All-Star Wrestling (1972). He died on February 9, 2019 in Belgium.

33. Shelley Lubben

Actress | The Cumm Brothers 3: Go to Traffic School

Shelley Lubben was born on May 18, 1968 in Pasadena, California, USA as Shelley Lynn Moore. She was an actress. She was married to Garrett Lubben. She died on February 9, 2019 in Springville, California.

34. Sophie Tucker

Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby

What becomes a legend most? For the beloved Russian-born entertainer Sophie Tucker, it was most definitely the live stage. The stage was her home. She fed off a live audience and it's what made her the sensation she was. Seeing her up close and personal was to get the very best of her. Movies and ...

35. Tomi Ungerer

Writer | The Hat

Tomi Ungerer was born on November 28, 1931 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France as Jean Thomas Ungerer. He was a writer and actor, known for The Hat (1982), Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012) and Moon Man (1981). He was married to Yvonne Wright, Miriam Strandquest and Nancy White. ...

36. Tyrone Davis

Soundtrack | Hit and Run

Tyrone Davis was born on May 4, 1938 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Hit and Run (2012), Barbershop (2002) and Next Friday (2000). He was married to Ann. He died on February 9, 2005 in Hinsdale, Illinois, USA.

37. Vera Ralston

Actress | Storm Over Lisbon

After achieving modest fame as an ice skater in her native Czechoslovakia, Vera Hruba was brought to America by Republic Pictures head Herbert J. Yates, who hoped to turn her into the next Sonja Henie. After featuring her in several Ice Capades movies, he added "Ralston" to her name and tried to ...



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