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1. Bob Smith
Writer | Side by Side by Susan Blackwell
Bob Smith was born on December 24, 1958 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Side by Side by Susan Blackwell (2009), CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002) and Outlaugh! (2006). He died on January 20, 2018 in New York City, New York.
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian ancestry.
After her parents' divorce, ...
Actress | Zardoz
Bairbre Dowling was born on March 27, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland as Barbara Patricia Dowling. She was an actress, known for Zardoz (1974), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Changing Habits (1997). She was married to Colm Meaney. She died on January 20, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
Actress | Double Indemnity
Today Barbara Stanwyck is remembered primarily as the matriarch of the family known as the Barkleys on the TV western The Big Valley (1965), wherein she played Victoria, and from the hit drama The Colbys (1985). But she was known to millions of other fans for her movie career, which spanned the ...
Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie
Dubbed "the funniest woman in the world", comedienne Beatrice Lillie was born the daughter of a Canadian government official and grew up in Toronto. She sang in a family trio act with her mother, Lucy, and her piano-playing older sister, Muriel. Times were hard and the ambitious mother eventually ...
Director | The Infant at Snakeville
American actor-director-writer-producer Gilbert M. Anderson, father of the movie cowboy and the first Western star, was born Maxwell Henry Aronson in Little Rock, Arkansas. His parents, Esther (Ash) and Henry Aronson, were from New York. His father was from a German Jewish family, and his mother ...
Broncho Billy Anderson
8. Bruce Gordon
Actor | Piranha
Bruce Gordon was born on February 1, 1916 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA as Boris Benjamin Grabowsky. He was an actor, known for Piranha (1978), The Buccaneer (1958) and Tower of London (1962). He was married to Marla and Mary Jane Farrar Falvey. He died on January 20, 2011 in Santa Fe, New ...
Actress | Fame
Carrie Hamilton was born on December 5, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Carrie Louise Hamilton. She was an actress, known for Fame (1982), Tokyo Pop (1988) and The X-Files (1993). She was married to Marc Templin. She died on January 20, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
10. Claudio Abbado
Soundtrack | Minority Report
Claudio Abbado was born on June 26, 1933 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on Minority Report (2002), Shutter Island (2010) and Elle (2016). He was married to Gabriella Cantalupi and Giovanna Cavazzoni. He died on January 20, 2014 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
12. David Battley
Actor | Krull
David Battley (5 November 1935 - 20 January 2003) was a British actor specialising in laconic, lugubrious comedy roles.
David Battley, elder son of John Battley, post-WW2 Labour MP, was born in Battersea, London. Born with a hole in the heart, he was initially taught at home before attending a ...
Actor | Exu-Piá, Coração de Macunaíma
Garrincha was born on October 28, 1933 in Magé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Manoel Francisco dos Santos. He was an actor, known for Exu-Piá, Coração de Macunaíma (1986), Asa Branca: Um Sonho Brasileiro (1980) and O Preço da Vitória (1959). He was married to ...
16. Gerry Mulligan
Soundtrack | L.A. Confidential
Born in New York, raised in Philadelphia, Mulligan was the foremost baritone sax player of his generation, as well as an acclaimed composer and arranger, and one of the founders of the post-WWII "West Coast" school of jazz. In addition to his three marriages, Mulligan was the long-term lover of ...
18. Hiram Keller
Actor | Fellini - Satyricon
Hiram Keller was born on May 3, 1944 in Moody Field, Georgia, USA as Hiram Keller Undercofler Jr. He was an actor, known for Fellini Satyricon (1969), Orestes (1969) and Strogoff (1970). He was married to Kristina St. Clair. He died on January 20, 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia.
19. Howard Lew Lewis
Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Howard Lew Lewis was born on August 21, 1941 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Brazil (1985) and Brush Strokes (1986). He was married to Anna Goodall. He died on January 20, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
21. Jim Rodford
Music_department | Return to Waterloo
Jim Rodford was born on July 7, 1941 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as James Walter Rodford. He is known for his work on Return to Waterloo (1984), The Kinks: Come Dancing (1983) and The Kinks: Don't Forget to Dance (1983). He was married to Jean. He died on January 20, 2018 in St Albans, ...
Actor | Tarzan the Ape Man
Johnny Weissmuller was born as Peter Johann Weißmüller in Freidorf, today a district of the city of Timisoara in Romania, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Weissmuller would later claim to have been born in Windber, Pennsylvania, probably to ensure his eligibility to compete as part of ...
25. Nedra Volz
Actress | Filthy Rich
An apple dumpling of a darling, character actress Nedra Volz had one of those slightly vacant, twinkly-eyed faces absolutely designed for light sitcoms and commercial work. Although she didn't come into her own until past retirement age, she enjoyed a solid two-decade ride delightfully amusing ...
28. Tom Ricketts
Director | The Secretary of Frivolous Affairs
Born in London, England, in 1853, prolific actor/director (300+ credits) Tom Ricketts is mostly forgotten today, but his chief claim to fame is that he directed the first motion picture shot in Hollywood.
Ricketts began his show-business career as an actor on the London stage, and gained a ...
29. Victor Izay
Actor | Wild Hogs
Victor Izay was born on December 23, 1923 in Watertown, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Wild Hogs (2007), Young Guns (1988) and Employee of the Month (2006). He was married to Jo Roybal Izay and Connie Izay. He died on January 20, 2014 in Glendora, California, USA.