Deaths: June 28

by bcampos862 | created - 28 Jun 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Charles Levin

Actor | The Golden Child

Charles Levin was born on March 12, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Herbert Levin. He was an actor, known for The Golden Child (1986), Manhattan (1979) and Annie Hall (1977). He was married to Katherine De Hetre. He died on June 28, 2019 in Selma, Oregon, USA.

2. Antoinette Perry

Strictly Dishonorable

While in New York, famed Broadway impresario David Belasco, obsessed with her beauty and alabaster complexion, put her on the Broadway stage, where she soon graduated to major starring roles. He lost her, however, to Denver oil, gas and utilities magnate Frank Frueauff. Freuauff left her with a $13...

3. Bill Aucoin

Producer | Flipside

Bill Aucoin was born on December 29, 1943 in Ayers, Massachusetts, USA as William Martin Aucoin. He was a producer and director, known for Flipside (1973), Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978) and Kiss: Beyond the Makeup (2001). He died on June 28, 2010 in Aventura, Florida, USA.

4. Billy Mays

Producer | Pitchman: A Tribute to Billy Mays

Billy Mays was born on July 20, 1958 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, USA as William Darrell Mays Jr. He was a producer, known for Pitchman: A Tribute to Billy Mays (2009), Pitchmen (2009) and The Home Shopping Club (1985). He was married to Deborah Mays and Dolores DiDesiderio. He died on June 28, ...

5. C.O. Erickson

Production_manager | Groundhog Day

C.O. "Doc" Erickson, an executive producer, has over thirty years' experience as a producer and production manager on many of Hollywood's biggest films. He began his career at Paramount Pictures, serving as production manager on five Alfred Hitchcock films: Rear Window (1954), To Catch a Thief (...

6. Christine Nöstlinger

Writer | Die verlorene Wut

Christine Nöstlinger was born on October 13, 1936 in Vienna, Austria as Christine Göth. She was a writer and actress, known for Die verlorene Wut (1989), Villa Henriette (2004) and Ich will leben (1976). She was married to Ernst Nöstlinger. She died on June 28, 2018 in Vienna.

7. Claude Lanzmann

Director | Shoah

Claude Lanzmann was born on November 27, 1925 in Bois-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was a director and writer, known for Shoah (1985), Shoah: Four Sisters (2018) and Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. (2001). He was married to Dominique Lanzmann-Petithory, Angelika Schrobsdorff and ...

8. Colin Butts

Writer | White Island

Colin Butts was a writer and actor, known for White Island (2016), Dream Team (1997) and Screwed (2011). He died on June 28, 2018 in the UK.

9. Daisy de Chopitea

Daisy de Chopitea was born on December 21, 1924 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Daisy Krieger Vasena. She died on June 28, 2018 in Buenos Aires.

10. Denis Akiyama

Actor | Pixels

Denis Akiyama was born on May 28, 1952 in Toronto, Canada as Denis Van Akiyama. He was an actor, known for Pixels (2015), Johnny Mnemonic (1995) and Repo Men (2010). He was married to Danielle O'Connor Akiyama. He died on June 28, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

11. Elizabeth Allen

Self | Hollywood Goes to Town

Elizabeth Allen was born on December 26, 1904 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Elizabeth Daniel Allen. She was an actress, known for Hollywood Goes to Town (1938) and Guess My Story (1953). She was married to Robert Montgomery. She died on June 28, 1992 in Patterson, New York, USA.

12. Esteban Peicovich

Writer | Fuelle querido

Esteban Peicovich is a writer, known for Fuelle querido (1967) and Una casa sin cortinas (2021).

13. Fabián Bielinsky

Writer | Nueve reinas

He graduated from ENERC (Escuela Nacional de Experimentación y Realización Cinematográfica), the most prestigious film school in Argentina, including Lucrecia Martel among its alumni and Anahí Berneri among its lecturers. He worked in several films as Assistant Director or co-writer, until his ...

14. Frank Sutton

Actor | Gomer Pyle: USMC

As the brash and bruising tough guy with wide, flaring nostrils, compact features and boorish, bullying personality, you could have placed bets that anyone who had the guts to go nose-to-nose against crew cut-wearing badger Frank Sutton had better be one tough order. Nope. Far from it. Sutton's ...

15. Fred Travalena

Actor | Black Scorpion

Fred Travalena was born on October 6, 1942 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Frederick Albert Travalena III. He was an actor and writer, known for Black Scorpion (2001), The Many Faces of Fred Travalena (1987) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993). He was married to Lois Travalena. He died on ...

16. Fredi Washington

Actress | Imitation of Life

Fredi Washington was a pioneering African-American actress whose fair skin and green eyes often were impediments to her showing her extraordinary acting skills. Her talent was often overlooked because of people's obsession with her race and color. In the few films in which she acted her enormous ...

17. Gary DeCarlo

Soundtrack | Remember the Titans

Gary DeCarlo was born on June 5, 1942 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as Gary Richard DeCarlo. He was married to Annette Kundert. He died on June 28, 2017 in Branford, Connecticut.

18. GG Allin

Soundtrack | The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

Allin was born Kevin Michael Allin at Weeks' Memorial Hospital, in Lancaster, New Hampshire and grew up in East St. Johnsbury, VT. He grew up with his older brother Merle Allin and his mother Arleta, with whom he seemed to have a love/hate relationship. His father, Merle Sr., was a "backwoods" man ...

19. Harlan Ellison

Writer | The Twilight Zone

Author Harlan Ellison was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Serita (Rosenthal) and Louis Laverne Ellison. He had an older sister, Beverly. Harlan was married five times. He lived in Sherman Oaks at "Ellison Wonderland". He had the same address and phone number for decades, was a teetotaler, and never ...

20. Helen Gahagan

Actress | She

This beautiful Broadway singer and actress appeared in only one film, portraying the forever-young ice goddess ("she who must be obeyed"), the title character in RKO's 1935 adaptation of H. Rider Haggard's tale, She (1935), opposite Randolph Scott. In the latter 1940s, having entered politics, she ...

21. Herbie Faye

Actor | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Herbie Faye was born on February 2, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), The New Phil Silvers Show (1963) and The Harder They Fall (1956). He was married to Mary Lou. He died on June 28, 1980 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

22. Jack Carter

Actor | History of the World: Part I

Jack Carter was born on June 24, 1922 in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Jack Chakrin. He was an actor and director, known for History of the World: Part I (1981), Alligator (1980) and Amazing Stories (1985). He was married to Roxanne Wander, Paula Stewart and Joan Mann. ...

23. James Craig

Actor | All That Money Can Buy

Tall, rugged James Craig's career as an MGM contract player blossomed in the 1940s. This was due in large part to his strong physical and vocal resemblance to the studio's top leading man, Clark Gable (who was -- by the time Craig was signed to MGM -- serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces). The Rice ...

24. Joan Marshall

Actress | Star Trek

Born on June 9, 1931 in Chicago, Joan Marshall attended St. Clement's School. Looking far more mature than her age would indicate, when she was just 14 years old she auditioned for, and was hired, as a showgirl at Chicago's Chez Paree, one of the country's foremost nightclubs in the 1940s and 1950s...

25. Kelan Phil Cohran

Soundtrack | Medal of Victory

Kelan Phil Cohran was born on May 8, 1927 in Oxford, Mississippi, USA. He died on June 28, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

26. Lennie Weinrib

Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Lennie Weinrib was born on April 29, 1935 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Sonia Iris Dagach. He died on June 28, 2006 in Santiago, Chile.

27. Leo Burmester

Actor | The Abyss

Leo appeared in thirty-seven films, thirty-two television appearances and nine Broadway plays. He just completed a part on M. O. N. Y. directed by Spike Lee for NBC, and the revival of The Fantasticks off Broadway. He was nominated for Best Actor in Robert Altman's Rattlesnake in a Cooler (1982) ...

28. Lisa Martinek

Actress | Härtetest

Lisa Martinek studied acting at the Hamburg University for Music and Theatre from 1993 to 1997. During that time she also performed at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg and acted in several TV and film productions. From 1997 to 2001 she was a member of the Schauspielhaus Leipzig, engagements with ...

29. Luke Cosgrave

Actor | The Light That Failed

Luke Cosgrave was born on August 6, 1862 in Ballaghdreen, County Mayo, Ireland, UK as Sean Maccosggair. He was an actor, known for The Light That Failed (1923), Merton of the Movies (1924) and Welcome Home (1925). He died on June 28, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Meshach Taylor

Actor | Designing Women

Surrounded by four dazzling Southern-styled ladies on the hit sitcom Designing Women (1986), genial African-American actor Meshach Taylor made a name for himself as the beleaguered male foil consistently at the mercy of the title gals' antics during its popular 7-season run.

The Boston-born actor ...

31. Michael Ripper

Actor | Quatermass and the Pit

The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the ...

32. Mortimer J. Adler

Self | The Mike Wallace Interview

Mortimer J. Adler was born on December 28, 1902 in New York City, New York, USA as Mortimer Jerome Adler. He was married to Caroline Pring and Helen Leavenworth Boyton. He died on June 28, 2001 in California, USA.

33. Paul Benjamin

Actor | Escape from Alcatraz

Born, and raised for a time, in Pelion, South Carolina, African-American actor Paul Benjamin was the youngest of twelve children of a Baptist preacher, the Reverend Fair Benjamin, and his wife Rosa. Paul lost his mother while still a baby and his father as a child. He moved to Columbia, South ...

34. Richard Carle

Actor | The Ghost Walks

Richard Carle was born on July 7, 1871 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA as Charles Nicholas Carleton. He was an actor, known for Ghost Walks (1934), Seven Sinners (1940) and Ninotchka (1939). He was married to Laura Casner and Ella Samantha Clifford. He died on June 28, 1941 in North Hollywood, ...

35. Rod Serling

Writer | The Twilight Zone

John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's ...

36. Russ McCubbin

Actor | Sudden Impact

Russ McCubbin was born on January 16, 1935 in Charleston, West Virginia. One in a family of six children, Russ excelled at sports at Charleston High School as well as was the captain of both the track team and football team at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia. McCubbin volunteered for...

37. Scotty Moore

Soundtrack | The Departed

Scotty Moore was born on December 27, 1931 in Gadsden, Tennessee, USA as Winfield Scott Moore. He died on June 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

38. Stanley Baker

Actor | Zulu

Stanley Baker was unusual star material to emerge during the Fifties - when impossibly handsome and engagingly romantic leading men were almost de rigueur. Baker was forged from a rougher mould. His was good-looking, but his features were angular, taut, austere and unwelcoming. His screen persona ...

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