Deaths: February 5

by 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 ...

3. Ana Caputo

Self | Gracias por venir, gracias por estar

Ana Caputo was born on August 27, 1927 in Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She died on February 5, 2018 in Capital Federal.

4. Bennie E. Dobbins

Stunts | The Running Man

Bennie E. Dobbins was born on November 16, 1932 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Running Man (1987), Commando (1985) and TRON (1982). He died on February 5, 1988 in Vienna, Austria.

5. Björn Granath

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, ...

6. Buddy Cage

Self | Festival Express

Buddy Cage was born on February 18, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He died on February 4, 2020.

7. Carlos Barisio

Self | Hoy nos toca

Carlos Barisio was born on January 3, 1951 in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Carlos José Barisio. He died on February 5, 2020 in Buenos Aires.

8. Conrad Hilton Jr.

Conrad Hilton Jr. was born on July 6, 1926 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Conrad Nicholson Hilton Jr. He was married to Patricia McClintock and Elizabeth Taylor. He died on February 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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.

10. David Axlerod

Soundtrack | Baby Driver

National Lampoon alumni.

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...

13. Dirk Rambo

Actor | The New Loretta Young Show

Dirk Rambo was born on November 13, 1941 in Delano, California, USA as Orman Ray Rambo. He was an actor, known for The New Loretta Young Show (1962), Dragnet 1967 (1967) and The Virginian (1962). He died on February 5, 1967 in Hollywood, California.

14. Doc Thompson

Director | The 1st Annual Snowflake Awards

Doc Thompson was born on May 6, 1969 in Painesville, Ohio, USA as Michael Dean Thompson. He was a director, known for The 1st Annual Snowflake Awards (2017). He died on February 5, 2019 in Haltom City, Texas, USA.

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 ...

18. Edith Bouvier Beale

Self | Grey Gardens

Edith Bouvier Beale was born on October 5, 1896 in New Jersey, USA as Edith Ewing Bouvier. She was married to Phelan Beale. She died on February 5, 1977 in Southampton, New York, USA.

19. Emeric Pressburger

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 ...

20. F.X. Feeney

Writer | The Big Brass Ring

F.X. Feeney was born on September 1, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Big Brass Ring (1999), Masters of Disaster and Harris Kubrick. He died on February 5, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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.

22. Fred Ball

Self | American Masters

Fred Ball was born on July 17, 1915 in Jamestown, New York, USA as Fred Henry Ball. He was married to Zo Ball. He died on February 5, 2007 in Cottonwood, Arizona, 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 ...

26. Hernán Figueroa Reyes

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 ...

29. Jazmín de Grazia

Self | Super M

Jazmín de Grazia was born on July 4, 1984 in Temperley, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She died on February 5, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina.

30. John Whitcomb

Self | Noah's Ark and the Genesis Flood

John Whitcomb was born on June 22, 1924 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John Clement Whitcomb Jr. He was married to Norma Pritchett and Edisene Hanson. He died on February 5, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

31. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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.

33. Margot Duhalde

Self | Spitfire Sisters

Margot Duhalde was born in 1920 in Río Bueno, Chile as Margot Duhalde Sotomayor. She died on February 5, 2018 in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile.

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.

35. Nadodigal Gopal

Actor | Naadodigal

Nadodigal Gopal is an actor, known for Naadodigal (2009), Seema Raja (2018) and Rajini Murugan (2015).

36. Peggy Rea

Actress | Grace Under Fire

Peggy Rea was born on March 31, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Margaret Jane Rea. She is known for her work on Grace Under Fire (1993), The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) and Love Field (1992). She died on February 5, 2011 in Toluca Lake, California.

37. Peter Hughes

Actor | Evita

Peter Hughes was born on May 20, 1922 in London, England as Peter Clowe Hughes. He was an actor, known for Evita (1996), An Englishman's Castle (1978) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Erica Brace. He died on February 5, 2019 in London.

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 ...

40. S. William Hinzman

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.

42. Sonny Geraci

Soundtrack | Women and Bloody Terror

Sonny Geraci was born on November 22, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He died on February 5, 2017 in Cleveland.

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 ...

45. Tip Tipping

Actor | Aliens

Tip Tipping was born on February 13, 1958 in England as Timothy Tipping. He is known for his work on Aliens (1986), Brazil (1985) and Willow (1988). He died on February 5, 1993 in Brunton, Northumberland, England.

46. Todd Karns

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Son of character actor Roscoe Karns. They appeared together for 5 years in the live televisionshow 'Rocky King, Detective'. The last 30 years Todd Karns had his own theatre near Guadalajara, Mexico.

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 ...

48. Violeta Parra

Soundtrack | The 33

Violeta Parra was born on October 4, 1917 in Ñuble Region, Chile as Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval. She was married to Luis Arce and Luis Cereceda. She died on February 5, 1967 in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile.

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 ...

50. William Collier Jr.

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...

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