Deaths: July 22

by bcampos862 | created - 22 Jul 2017 | updated - 22 Jul 2020 | Public

1. Patrick Newell

Actor | The Avengers

Patrick Newell was born on March 27, 1932 in Hadleigh, Suffolk, England as Patrick David Newell. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980) and Kinvig (1981). He was married to Derina House. He died on July 22, 1988 in Essex, England.

2. Art Neville

Soundtrack | RED

Art Neville was born on December 17, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for RED (2010), Shazam! (2019) and Legend (2015). He was married to Lorraine and Doris Neville. He died on July 22, 2019 in New Orleans.

3. Charles Robinson

Actor | The Cable Guy

Charles Robinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Princeton in 1958. His theatrical family opened his acting career, at age three, on Broadway. After college, his first film was Splendor in the Grass (1961), to be followed by The Singing Nun (1966), Shenandoah (1965) and Take Her, ...

4. Claude Sautet

Writer | Un coeur en hiver

Claude Sautet was born on February 23, 1924 in Montrouge, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Claude Marie Sautet. He was a writer and director, known for Un Coeur en Hiver (1992), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995) and The Things of Life (1970). He was married to Graziella Sautet. He died on ...

5. Corbett Monica

Actor | The Joey Bishop Show

Corbett Monica was born on June 1, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Matthew Corbett Monica. He was an actor, known for The Joey Bishop Show (1961), Get Smart (1965) and Broadway Danny Rose (1984). He was married to Helen Stover. He died on July 22, 1998 in North Miami, Florida, USA.

6. Dennis Farina

Actor | Get Shorty

Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan ...

7. Duane Jones

Actor | Night of the Living Dead

Cult figure who will forever be remembered as Ben, the resourceful, yet ill-fated hero of George A. Romero's low-budget zombie film Night of the Living Dead (1968). Jones was a former English professor who directed at the Maguire Theater at the Old Westbury campus of New York State University, and ...

8. Eric Christmas

Actor | Porky's

Christmas trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, gained experience in English repertory theatre in 1936, and had a principal role in the London production of Noël Coward's "Bitter Sweet" in the 1930s. During the Second World War, he was a member of Royal Air Force production units and ...

9. Estelle Getty

Actress | The Golden Girls

She was truly one mother of a mom...on stage, on film and on TV. A favorite firecracker on 80s and 90s television, tiny character player Estelle Getty became best known for her carping, meddlesome moms -- complete with bemused, cynical looks, irreverent digs and dead-pan Henny Youngman-like ...

10. Eugene Record

Soundtrack | Get Carter

Eugene Record was born on December 23, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was married to Jackie Record and Barbara Acklin. He died on July 22, 2005 in Chicago.

11. Fern Persons

Actress | Hoosiers

Fern Persons was born on July 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Fern Ball. She was an actress, known for Hoosiers (1986), Risky Business (1983) and Field of Dreams (1989). She was married to Max Persons. She died on July 22, 2012 in Littleton, Colorado, USA.

12. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

Producer | Whoopee!

American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Ziegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In 1896 he turned to theatrical management. ...

13. Frank Pierson

Writer | Dog Day Afternoon

Frank Pierson was born on May 12, 1925 in Chappaqua, New York, USA as Frank Romer Pierson. He was a producer and writer, known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Presumed Innocent (1990) and Cool Hand Luke (1967). He was married to Helene Szamet, Dori Pierson and Polly Stokes. He died on July 22, 2012 ...

14. Freddie Mills

Actor | International Detective

"Fearless" Freddie Mills was born on June 26, 1919 in Bournemouth, England. In 1936, at the age of 17, he began a highly successful and colorful professional boxing career which made him the "darling" of the British fight scene. At 5' 10" and 175lbs., Mills was noted for his hard-charging, straight...

15. Fritz Kortner

Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora

Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria] as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Somewhere in the Night (1946) and The Hands of Orlac (1924). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, ...

16. George Wallace

Actor | Forbidden Planet

George Wallace was born in New York and, at age 13, moved with his mom and her new husband to McMechen, West Virginia, a coal mining town where the boy began working in the mines. He joined the Navy in 1936, got out in 1940, and then went right back in again when World War II started. A chief ...

17. Héctor Fuentes

Actor | Mamitas

Héctor Fuentes was an actor, known for Mamitas (1999), El novicio rebelde (1968) and Es tuya... Juan (1991). He died on July 22, 2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

18. Illinois Jacquet

Soundtrack | High Fidelity

Jacquet's mother was a Sioux Indian and his father was a French-Creole railroad worker and part-time musician. Jacquet was one of six children, and began performing at age 3, tap dancing to the sounds of his father's band. He took the nickname Illinois from the Indian word "Illiniwek," meaning ...

19. John Dillinger

Self | Dillinger: Public Enemy No. 1

One of the most famous bank robbers in history, he was born John Herbert Dillinger on June 22, 1903, to a grocery store owner named John Wilson Dillinger and his wife Mollie (the family also included an older sister, Audrey). By all accounts the Dillingers were a normal "all-American" family, but ...

20. László Kovács

Cinematographer | Easy Rider

László Kovács was born on May 14, 1933 in Cece, Hungary. He is known for his work on Easy Rider (1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Ghostbusters (1984) and Copycat (1995). He won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASC in 2002. He was married to Audrey. He died on July 22, 2007 in Beverly Hills, ...

21. Leon Marr

Director | Dancing in the Dark

Leon Marr was born on May 26, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Leon Grisha Marr. He was a director and writer, known for Dancing in the Dark (1986), The Second Time Around (2016) and The Hitchhiker (1983). He died on July 22, 2019 in Toronto.

22. Linda Christian

Actress | 10.32

Linda Christian was a Mexican actress. Christian was born Blanca Rosa Welter, to a Dutch father, Gerardus Jacob Welter, and a Mexican born mother, Blanca Rosa Vorhauer. Her Father was an executive with Royal Dutch Shell and Christian travelled extensively as a result living in South Africa, Romania...

23. Manuel Puig

Writer | Kiss of the Spider Woman

Manuel Puig, Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne, was born on December 28, 1932 in General Villegas Partido, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was a writer, playwright and actor. He studied architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and screenwriting in Italy. He traveled in Europe doing odd jobs. ...

25. Michael Denison

Actor | My Brother Jonathan

One of the finest exponents of the art of light comedy acting, Michael Denison enjoyed a highly successful career both on stage and screen. He and his wife, actress Dulcie Gray, appeared in over 100 West End shows and their marriage, which lasted nearly sixty years, was regarded as one of the ...

26. Natasha Parry

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Natasha Parry was born on December 2, 1930 in Kensington, London, England as Natalie Wills. She is known for her work on Romeo and Juliet (1968), Midnight Lace (1960) and Crow Hollow (1952). She was married to Peter Brook. She died on July 22, 2015 in Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, France.

27. Peter Hamm

Actor | Vild på sex

Peter Hamm was born on February 27, 1937 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor and writer. He died on July 22, 2019.

29. Serge Reggiani

Actor | Il gattopardo

The notably gifted, multi-talented actor, chanteur, poet and painter Serge Reggiani was born in Reggio Emilia, a town in northern Italy, in 1922. His father, a highly visible anti-fascist, fled his Mussolini-dictated homeland due to his fervent political activities and emigrated to France in order ...

30. Tom Aldredge

Actor | What About Bob?

Tom Aldredge was born on February 28, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio. First appearing off-Broadway in 1957 in "Electra" and on Broadway in 1959 in "The Nervous Set," Aldredge has appeared in over 30 Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Others include "On Golden Pond," "The Litte Foxes" (opposite Elizabeth...

31. Ulrich Mühe

Actor | Das Leben der Anderen

Ulrich Mühe was born on June 20, 1953 in Grimma, East Germany as Friedrich Hans Ulrich Mühe. He was an actor and director, known for The Lives of Others (2006), Funny Games (1997) and Der letzte Zeuge (1998). He was married to Susanne Lothar, Jenny Gröllmann and Annegret Hahn. He died on July 22, ...

32. William Yetter Jr.

Production_designer | Object of Obsession

William Yetter Jr. was born on July 28, 1926 in Buffalo, New York, USA as William Hermann Jetter Jr. He was an actor and production designer, known for Object of Obsession (1994), Dangerous Assignment (1950) and Cavalcade of America (1952). He died on July 22, 2003 in Jeffersonton, Virginia, USA.

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