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1. Ron Leibman
Actor | Zorro: The Gay Blade
Ron Leibman was born on October 11, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981), Garden State (2004) and Kaz (1978). He was married to Jessica Walter and Linda Lavin. He died on December 6, 2019 in New York City.
Actor | Kukla, Fran and Ollie
Burr Tillstrom was born on October 13, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Franklin Burr Tillstrom. He is known for his work on Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1969), The Wizard of Oz (1950) and That Was the Week That Was (1964). He died on December 6, 1985 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
Actor | Jan-Gel, the Beast from the East
Conrad Brooks was born as Conrad Biedrzycki on January 3, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Polish immigrants, with a baker father, and had seven brothers and sisters. At seventeen, along with his brothers Henry and Ted, he went to Hollywood, California. Brooks first encountered ...
6. Dobie Gray
Soundtrack | Casino
Dobie Gray was born on July 26, 1940, to a family of sharecroppers in Simonton, Texas (some sources cite Brookshire, Texas, as Gray's place of birth, but he claimed on his official website that he hails from Simonton. Moreover, his birth name has been variously cited as either Lawrence Victor ...
7. Don Ameche
Actor | Cocoon
Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film ...
Director | Thursday Play Date
Dónall Farmer was born on November 24, 1937 in Cork, Ireland as Daniel Patrick Farmer. He was a director and actor, known for Thursday Play Date (1964), A HAon is a HAon Sin a HAon (1968) and Last of Summer (1977). He was married to Colette Mulcahy. He died on December 6, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.
9. Ed Cassidy
Ed Cassidy was born on May 4, 1923 in Harvey, Illinois, USA as Edward Claude Cassidy. He died on December 6, 2012 in San Jose, California, USA.
10. Eduardo Rudy
Eduardo Rudy was born on October 8, 1920 in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina as Eduardo Mazzelli Rudy. He was an actor and writer, known for El hombre que volvió de la muerte (1969), Cuatro hombres para Eva (1966) and Las dos culpas de Bettina (1975). He died on December 6, 1989 in La Falda, ...
12. Frances Bavier
Actress | The Day the Earth Stood Still
Frances Bavier was born in New York City on December 14, 1902. Her first Broadway appearance was in April 1925 in "The Poor Nut", the start of a successful Broadway career. She traveled with the USO to entertain the U.S. troops in the Pacific during World War II. Her last appearance on Broadway was...
13. Gerald Lawson
Actor | St. Ives
Gerald Lawson was born on April 30, 1897 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Bernard Mitchell Worsnop. He was an actor and writer, known for St. Ives (1955), The Mummy (1959) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died on December 6, 1973 in Bingley, Bradford.
Actor | Per un pugno di dollari
Born in Milan in 1933, Gian Maria Volontè studied in Rome at the National Dramatic Arts Academy, where he obtained his degree in 1957. He began working in theatre and television, where he was soon noticed as one of the most promising actors of his generation. After several supporting appearances in ...
15. Hank Worden
Actor | The Searchers
American character actor, mainly in Westerns in comic or rustic roles. Born Norton Earl Worden in Rolfe, Iowa, during his parents' visit to a relative's home there, he was raised on a cattle ranch near Glendive, Montana. Educated at Stanford and the University of Nevada as an engineer, he trained ...
16. Holly Woodlawn
Actress | Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers
Holly Woodlawn was born on October 26, 1946 in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico as Haraldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl. She is known for her work on Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers (1972), Women in Revolt (1971) and Trash (1970). She died on December 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
17. Irena Laskowska
Actress | Stalowe serca
Irena Laskowska was born on March 15, 1925 in Piotrowice, Wilenskie, Poland. She was an actress, known for Stalowe serca (1948), The Last Day of Summer (1958) and Black Cross (1960). She was married to Mieczyslaw Piotrowski. She died on December 6, 2019 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
Actor | Son of Dracula
J. Edward Bromberg was a founding member of the legendary Group Theatre. His appearance being rather short and stocky, Bromberg from the start was known as a character actor who was very respected by his peers. He was primarily a stage actor but in the mid-thirties made his way into film where he ...
21. Janet Munro
Actress | Darby O'Gill and the Little People
As Disney's lively lass Katie O'Gill she was the freshness of spring. She could inspire you to dance a jig through a field of flowers. Her entrancing green eyes and catchy spirit had that kind of life-affirming effect. Cute, spunky, almond-eyed British actress Janet Munro was deemed to be an ...
22. Janusz Dzieciol
Actor | Gulczas, a jak myslisz?
Janusz Dzieciol was born on December 11, 1953 in Dabrowa Chelminska, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. He was an actor, known for Gulczas, what do you think... (2001) and Big Brother (2001). He was married to Wieslawa. He died on December 6, 2019 in Bialy Bór, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland.
23. John Payne
Actor | Miracle on 34th Street
Perhaps not so surprisingly, John Payne maintained that his favorite movie of all time was one of his own -- Miracle on 34th Street (1947) -- simply because it reflected his own strong and spiritual belief system. Today, of course, the film, which co-stars beautiful Maureen O'Hara, Oscar-winning ...
25. Juan Luis Buñuel
Director | Au rendez-vous de la mort joyeuse
Juan Luis Buñuel was born on November 9, 1934 in Paris, France. He was a director and assistant director, known for Expulsion of the Devil (1973), The Woman in Red Boots (1974) and Leonor (1975). He was married to Joyce Buñuel. He died on December 6, 2017 in Paris.
27. Kate Williamson
Actress | Disclosure
Kate Williamson was born on September 19, 1931 in Ellenville, New York, USA as Robina Jane Sparks. She was an actress, known for Disclosure (1994), JAG (1995) and Dream Lover (1993). She was married to Al Ruscio. She died on December 6, 2013 in Encino, California, USA.
28. Larry Hennig
Actor | WCW Monday Nitro
Larry Hennig was born on June 18, 1936 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), The Wrestler (1974) and WrestleMania 23 (2007). He was married to Irene Mitchum. He died on December 6, 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
Cinematographer | Avijan
Mahfuzur Rahman Khan was born on May 10, 1949 in Lalbagh, Dhaka, East Pakistan. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Avijan (1984), Haajar Bachhar Dhorey (2005) and Dui Duari (2001). He was married to Nirafat Alam Shipra. He died on December 6, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
32. Michael Peacock
Producer | Fairly Secret Army
Michael Peacock was born on September 14, 1929 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England. He was a producer and editor, known for Fairly Secret Army (1984), No Surrender (1985) and The Search for Alexander the Great (1981). He died on December 6, 2019 in London, England.
33. Nicholas Smith
Actor | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Nicholas Smith was born on March 5, 1934 in Banstead, Surrey, England as Nicholas John Smith. He was an actor, known for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Are You Being Served? (1972) and Are You Being Served? (1977). He was married to Mary Wall. He died on December 6, 2015...
35. Patricia Mattick
Actress | The Beguiled
Patricia Mattick was born on July 31, 1951 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Patricia Colleen Mattick. She was an actress, known for The Beguiled (1971), Mannix (1967) and Tales of the Unexpected (1977). She died on December 6, 2003 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
36. Percy Herbert
Actor | The Guns of Navarone
The massive brooding face and nose of British actor Percy Herbert is familiar to movie goers and TV audiences alike. A seemingly unlikely stage discovery by no one less than the great Dame Sybil Thorndike of British theater, Herbert moved into movie roles by the early 1950s. Initially fitting in as...
38. Peter Vaughan
Actor | Brazil
A true character actor in the best sense of the word, offbeat British thespian Peter Vaughan's hefty frame could appear intimidating or marshmallow benevolent; his beady, hollow eyes menacing or tender; his mere presence menacing or avuncular. Adept at playing both sides of the law, his characters ...
40. Roy Orbison
Soundtrack | Love and Monsters
Roy Orbison was born on April 23, 1936 in Vernon, Texas, USA as Roy Kelton Orbison. He is known for his work on Love and Monsters (2020), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Boss Level (2021). He was married to Barbara Orbison and Claudette Frady. He died on December 6, 1988 in Madison, Tennessee, ...
Actress | L'amante di Gramigna
Stoyanka Mutafova was born on February 2,1922 in Sofia . Her father , Constantine Mutafov was a playwright at the National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" . In 1941, she graduated from the First Sofia Girls' High School . Then she graduated from Classical Philology in Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" ...
42. Thomas Baptiste
Actor | The Wild Geese
Thomas Baptiste was born on March 17, 1929 in Georgetown, British Guiana as Frederick Eustance Thomas Anthony Baptiste. He was an actor, known for The Wild Geese (1978), The Ipcress File (1965) and ITV Playhouse (1967). He died on December 6, 2018 in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, England.
43. Tim Rossovich
Actor | The Fall Guy
Born in Palo Alto, California, Tim was a physically imposing and well-known character actor from the 80's. Tim and Tom Selleck were college roommates while both attended the University of Southern California. First drafted into the NFL in 1968, his career there included playing professional ...
45. Toni Wayne
Toni Wayne was born on February 25, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mary Antonia Morrison. She was an actress, known for Meet the Stars #3: Variety Reel #1 (1941) and The Making of 'The Quiet Man' (1992). She was married to Donald Leon LaCava. She died on December 6, 2000.
46. Werner Klemperer
Actor | Hogan's Heroes
Werner Klemperer, everyone's favorite TV German Air Force colonel, was best known for his role as the bumbling Col. Wilhelm Klink on the comedy series Hogan's Heroes (1965). Although he'll forever be known as the blustering but inept German commandant of Stalag 13, Klemperer was in fact a talented ...
47. William Gass
Writer | Tartarughe dal becco d'ascia
William Gass was born on July 30, 1924 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA as William Howard Gass. He was an actor, known for Tartarughe dal becco d'ascia (2000), Rain of the Furies (2010) and Relapse (2008). He was married to Mary Henderson and Mary Pat O'Kelly. He died on December 6, 2017 in St. Louis, ...