Deaths: December 6

by bcampos862 | created - 06 Dec 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

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.

2. Ace Cannon

Self | Ace Cannon's Bi-Centennial Salute

Ace Cannon was born on May 5, 1934 in Greneda, Mississippi, USA as John Henry Cannon. He died on December 6, 2018 in Calhoun City, Mississippi.

3. Burr Tillstrom

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.

4. Carlos Silveyra

Actor | 25 miradas, 200 minutos

Carlos Silveyra was born on April 15, 1969 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Carlos Eduardo Silveyra. He was an actor, known for 25 miradas, 200 minutos (2010) and Chasqui (2010). He died on December 6, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

5. Conrad Brooks

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 ...

8. Dónall Farmer

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

Actor | El hombre que volvió de la muerte

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.

14. Gian Maria Volontè

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.

18. Iván Delgado

Composer | La Ley: Desiertos

Iván Delgado was an actor and composer, known for La Ley: Desiertos (1990), Saiko: La fábula (1999) and Saiko: Cuando miro en tus ojos (2000). He died on December 6, 2018 in Chile.

19. J. Edward Bromberg

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 ...

20. James Dobson

Actor | Dark Echo

James Dobson was born on October 2, 1920 in Greeneville, Tennessee, USA. He is known for his work on Dark Echoes (1977), Hornets' Nest (1970) and Space Patrol (1950). He died on December 6, 1987 in Hollywood, California, USA.

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 ...

24. Joseph Joffo

Writer | Un sac de billes

Joseph Joffo was born on April 2, 1931 in Paris, France. He was an actor and writer, known for A Bag of Marbles (1975), A Bag of Marbles (2017) and The Origin of Violence (2016). He died on December 6, 2018 in Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

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.

26. Judith Miller

Self | Rendez-vous chez Lacan

Judith Miller was born on July 3, 1941 in Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Judith Bataille. She was married to Jacques-Alain Miller. She died on December 6, 2017 in Paris, France.

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.

29. Louis Waldon

Actor | Mask

Louis Waldon was born on December 16, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA as Louis Willard Waldon. He is known for his work on Mask (1985), Mission Kill (1985) and Cleopatra (1970). He died on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

30. Luis Valbuena

Self | Sunday Night Baseball

Luis Valbuena was born on November 30, 1985 in Caja Seca, Zulia, Venezuela as Luis Adan Valbuena. He died on December 6, 2018 in Yaracuy, Venezuela.

31. Mahfuzur Rahman Khan

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...

34. Nya Quesada

Actress | Llévame contigo

Nya Quesada was born on April 13, 1919 in Bahía Blanca, Provinz Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Llévame contigo (1982), Manuela (1991) and Me gusta esa chica (1973). She died on December 6, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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...

37. Pete Shelley

Soundtrack | Shaun of the Dead

Pete Shelley was born on April 17, 1955 as Peter Campbell McNeish. He was an actor, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), If I Stay (2014) and Ghost World (2001). He was married to Greta. He died on December 6, 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia.

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 ...

39. Ram Mohan

Actor | Himalay Se Ooncha

Ram Mohan was born in 1931 in India. He was an actor, known for Himalay Se Ooncha (1975), Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) and Haath Ki Safai (1974). He died on December 6, 2015 in Juhu, Mumbai, India.

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, ...

41. Stoyanka Mutafova

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 ...

44. Timothy Patrick Murphy

Actor | The Love Boat

Timothy Patrick Murphy was born on November 3, 1959 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for The Love Boat (1977), Dallas (1978) and The Seekers (1979). He died on December 6, 1988 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

45. Toni Wayne

Self | Meet the Stars #3: Variety Reel #1

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, ...

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