Deaths: February 5by bcampos862 | created - 06 Feb 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
1. Kirk Douglas
Actor | Spartacus
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...
2. Al De Lory
Soundtrack | Mojave Moon
Songwriter ("Mr. Custer"), composer, conductor, pianist and arranger who after college, conducted and arranged for the USAF Band. He went on to be a night club pianist, and has made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his other popular-song compositions include "Johnny Willow" and "Battle of ...
Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...
9. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
11. Dean Jagger
Actor | White Christmas
Dean Jagger was born in Lima, Ohio, on November 7, 1903. He dropped out of high school twice before finally graduating from Wabash College. Working first as a school teacher, he soon became interested in acting and enrolled at Chicago's "Lyceum Art Conservatory". Mr. Jagger made his first movie and...
15. Dolores Moran
Actress | To Have and Have Not
Better known for her scandalous private life than for her mild film input, the story goes that blonde, extremely well-endowed Dolores Moran was checked out at an annual Sacramento Elks Lodge picnic in 1941 by a Warner Brothers talent scout in the early 40s and a starlet was born.
Born in Stockton, ...
16. Donald Peterman
Cinematographer | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Donald Peterman was born on January 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Donald William Peterman. He is known for his work on Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Flashdance (1983) and Men in Black (1997). He was married to Sally. He died on February 5, 2011 in Palos Verdes Estates, ...
17. Doug McClure
Actor | Maverick
Douglas Osborne McClure was born on May 11, 1935 in Glendale, California. Educated at UCLA, this blond leading man long made a career of apparent agelessness. He played one young sidekick after another through numerous movies and one television series after another, playing 20ish roles into his ...
Writer | The Red Shoes
Educated at the Universities of Prague and Stuttgart, Emeric Pressburger worked as a journalist in Hungary and Germany and an author and scriptwriter in Berlin and Paris. He was a Hungarian Jew, chased around Europe (he worked on films for UFA in Berlin and Paris) before World War II, finally ...
21. Franklin Cover
Actor | Wall Street
Franklin Cover was born on November 20, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Franklin Edward Cover. He was an actor, known for Wall Street (1987), The Stepford Wives (1975) and The Jeffersons (1975). He was married to Mary Bradford Stone. He died on February 5, 2006 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.
23. George Arliss
Actor | Disraeli
One of the oldest actors on the screen in the 1920s and 1930s, George Arliss starred on the London stage from an early age. He came to the United States and starred in several films, but it was his role as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in Disraeli (1929) that brought him his greatest ...
24. George Klein
Actor | The Client
George Klein was born on October 8, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Client (1994), Rhinoceros Hunting in Budapest (1997) and Crystal Ball (1989). He was married to Barbara Little. He died on February 5, 2019 in Memphis.
25. Guy Webster
Camera_department | Forbidden Zone
Guy Webster was born on September 14, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Guy Michael Webster. He is known for his work on Forbidden Zone (1980), The Christian Licorice Store (1971) and The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions (2020). He was married to Leone James and Bettie Beal. He ...
Actor | El cantor enamorado
Hernán Figueroa Reyes was born on September 14, 1936 in Salta, Argentina. He was an actor and writer, known for El cantor enamorado (1969), Adolescente viaje al sol (1969) and Mire qué lindo es mi país (1981). He died on February 5, 1973 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
27. Ian Carmichael
Actor | I'm All Right Jack
Unassuming, innocent-eyed and undeniably ingratiating, Brit comedy actor Ian Carmichael was quite the popular chap in late 50s and early 60s film. He was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on June 18, 1920, the son of Arthur Denholm Carmichael, an optician, and his wife Kate (Gillett). After ...
28. Irving Bacon
Actor | Meet John Doe
A minor character actor who appeared in literally hundreds of films, actor Irving Bacon could always be counted on for expressing bug-eyed bewilderment or cautious frustration in small-town settings with his revolving door of friendly, servile parts - mailmen, milkmen, clerks, chauffeurs, cab ...
Writer | All About Eve
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on February 11, 1909, Joseph Leo Mankiewicz first worked for the movies as a translator of intertitles, employed by Paramount in Berlin, the UFA's American distributor at the time (1928). He became a dialoguist, then a screenwriter on numerous Paramount ...
32. Kevin Conway
Actor | Thirteen Days
Kevin Conway was born on May 29, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Kevin John Conway. He was an actor and director, known for Thirteen Days (2000), Invincible (2006) and Gettysburg (1993). He was married to Mila Burnette. He died on February 5, 2020 in Manhattan, New York City.
34. Mathieu Riboulet
Editor | L'adolescent
Mathieu Riboulet was born on June 13, 1960 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was an actor and editor, known for L'adolescent (2001), Le champignon des Carpathes (1990) and Biette (2011). He died on February 5, 2018 in Pessac, Gironde, France.
38. Ray Colcord
Soundtrack | The General's Daughter
Ray Colcord is a film and TV composer living in Los Angeles, a past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, and a governor of the Television Academy. He's written the music for more than 700 television shows, feature films, miniseries and specials, garnering Emmy nominations, ASCAP ...
39. Roxanne Kernohan
Actress | Tango & Cash
Stunningly lovely, vibrant and extremely well-built statuesque blonde beauty Roxanne Kernohan greatly enlivened a handful of hugely enjoyable late 80s horror, science fiction and exploitation pictures with her exceptionally attractive looks, bubbly, appealing and vivacious personality, and ...
Actor | Night of the Living Dead
S. William Hinzman was born on October 24, 1936 in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA as Samuel William Hinzman. He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Night of the Living Dead (1968), FleshEater (1988) and The Crazies (1973). He was married to Bonnie Hinzman. He died on February 5, 2012 in ...
41. Sam Coppola
Actor | Saturday Night Fever
Sam Coppola was born on July 31, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He was married to Helen Elizabeth Shinnick. He died on February 5, 2012 in Leonia, New Jersey.
43. Stuart Freeborn
Make_up_department | Star Wars
Stuart Freeborn was born on September 5, 1914 in Leytonstone, London, England as Stuart W. Freeborn. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Superman (1978). He was married to Kay Freeborn. He died on February 5, ...
44. Thelma Ritter
Actress | All About Eve
Thelma Ritter appeared in high school plays and was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1940s she worked in radio. Her movie career was started with a bit part in the 1946 Miracle on 34th Street (1947). In the movie she played a weary Xmas shopper. Her performance in the short ...
47. Václav Vorlícek
Director | Kdo chce zabít Jessii?
Václav Vorlícek, director and scenarist, was born in Prague on June 3, 1930. He studied directing at the Prague Film Schol in 1951-56. His dissertation was the short film "Directive". He took a post at the Barrandov Film Studios, where he worked as assistant director with several directors. He ...
49. W.S. Van Dyke
Director | The Thin Man
For the better part of his career, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke lived up to his sobriquet "One-Take Woody" by steadfastly adhering to his credo of shooting each scene as quickly and efficiently as possible. Over his 25-year career, he economically directed over 90 diverse entertainments, which not ...
Actor | Little Caesar
Buster Collier was born Charles F. Gall Jr. in New York and got his show-business start at the age of seven, his mother being an actress and his father being a theater manager. His parents later divorced and his mother married actor William Collier Sr., who adopted the boy and gave him his new name...