TCM Remembers 2020

by christianperaltac-83-103862 | created - 23 Sep 2020 | updated - 23 Sep 2020 | Public

This is a list of the deceased actors, directors, producers, writers and other behind the scene workers that would probably be on the next TCM Remembers of this year

1. Sue Lyon

Actress | Lolita

Suellyn Lyon was born in Davenport, Iowa, the youngest of five siblings. Her mother was also named Sue Lyon (nee Karr) and her father was James Lyon. Sue Karr Lyon was 42 years old when she was widowed, when Suellyn was just 10 months old. Her mother worked in a hospital to provide for her children...

2. Jerry Herman

Soundtrack | Mystery Men

Grammy award-winning songwriter ("Hello Dolly!" [1965]), composer and author, educated at the University of Miami (Bachelor of Arts) and the Parsons School of Design. His stage scores include "I Feel Wonderful" and "Parade" (off-Broadway), "Night Cap" (for night clubs), and "Milk and Honey", "Mame"...

3. Syd Mead

Art_department | Blade Runner

Syd Mead was a designer for Ford Motor Company, U.S. Steel, and Philips Electronics. After establishing himself as a "Futurist" consultant, he visualized technology and products for companies like Sony, Chrysler, Mechanix Illustrated, and Playboy. Syd's movie designs appeared in 'Star Trek - The ...

4. Buck Henry

Writer | The Graduate

Prolific, multi-talented comedy writer, story editor, actor and director. His father was an Air Force general (Paul Steinberg Zuckerman) turned stockbroker and his mother was silent screen star Ruth Taylor, formerly a member of Mack Sennett's bathing beauties. Buck Henry's first fling with comedy ...

5. Ivan Passer

Director | Intimní osvetlení

Ivan Passer was one of the key authors of the "new wave" of Czech cinema, a group of young people who forged an energetic and transgressive film movement in the 1960s, breaking away from the precepts of hard socialist realism. Passer was not only the author of the scenarios of his own films, but he...

6. Jack Kehoe

Actor | Serpico

Jack Kehoe was born on November 21, 1934 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Serpico (1973), Midnight Run (1988) and The Sting (1973). He died on January 14, 2020 in Hollywood Hills, California, USA.

7. Jô Shishido

Actor | Koroshi no rakuin

Jô Shishido or Joe Shishido a.k.a. Joe The Ace (esu no Jô) owing to his role in 1961's Fast-Draw Guy entered acting following an audition for the Nikkatsu Studio and being one of the few to be picked and offered a contract via its New Face contest. Having signed with Nikkatsu in 1954 he began ...

8. Terry Jones

Writer | Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Terry Jones was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, the son of Dilys Louisa (Newnes), a homemaker, and Alick George Parry Jones, a bank clerk. His older brother is production designer Nigel Jones. His grandparents were involved in the entertainment business, having managed the local Amateur Operatic ...

9. Harriet Frank Jr.

Writer | Hud

Harriet Frank Jr. was born on March 2, 1923 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Harriet Goldstein. She was a writer and producer, known for Hud (1963), The Cowboys (1972) and Norma Rae (1979). She was married to Irving Ravetch. She died on January 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Jörn Donner

Producer | Fanny och Alexander

Jörn Donner grew up in a Swedish-speaking family belonging to the Finnish upper class. Already as a student he had radical leftist ideas displayed in magazines and newspapers. His first novel appeared in 1951 when Donner was only 18 years old. He graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1959. ...

11. Gene Reynolds

Producer | M*A*S*H

Gene Reynolds might have fulfilled a youthful ambition and become a baseball player. However, his father's business failed and the family relocated from their erstwhile home in Detroit to Los Angeles in 1934.

Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Maude Evelyn (Schwab), a...

12. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

13. Orson Bean

Actor | Being John Malkovich

Orson Bean, the American actor, television personality and author, was born Dallas Frederick Burrows on July 22, 1928 in Burlington, Vermont to George Frederick Burrows, a policeman who later went on to become the chief of campus police at Harvard University, and the former Marion Ainsworth Pollard...

14. Marge Redmond

Actress | Manhattan Murder Mystery

Marge Redmond was born on December 14, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Marjorie A Redmond. She was an actress, known for Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993), The Flying Nun (1967) and The Fortune Cookie (1966). She was married to Jack Weston. She died on February 10, 2020 in the USA.

15. Tapas Pal

Actor | Devdas

Tapas Pal was born on September 29, 1958 in Chandannagar, West Bengal, India. He was an actor, known for Devdas (2002), Byomkesh (2014) and Sinthir Sindoor (1996). He was married to Nandini Paul. He died on February 18, 2020 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

16. Baby Peggy

Actress | Captain January

Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921), had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19 ...

17. Max von Sydow

Actor | Flash Gordon

Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He was the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his partial German ancestry.

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18. Stuart Whitman

Actor | The Comancheros

American leading man Stuart Maxwell Whitman was known for his rugged roles. He was born in San Francisco, California, the elder of two sons of Cecilia (Gold) and Joseph Whitman, a realtor. His mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his paternal grandparents were Polish Jews. His family moved ...

19. David Collings

Actor | Scrooge

British stage and screen actor whose characters typically displayed indecision or timidity, usually mild-mannered or naive types who tended to come to a sticky end somewhere along the line. Collings began acting professionally with the Liverpool Repertory Theatre in the early 60s. Though having ...

20. Alfio Contini

Cinematographer | Al di là delle nuvole

Member of A.I.C. (Associazione Italiane autori della fotografia Cinematografica).

21. Albert Uderzo

Writer | Astérix & Obélix contre César

Albert Uderzo is a French comic book writer and artist, of Italian descent. Albert was born in 1927 in the town of Fismes, in the Marne department of north-eastern France. Marne was created from the remains of the older province of Champagne, and the local capital is Chalons-en-Champagne.

Alnert's ...

22. Adam Schlesinger

Music_department | Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Adam Schlesinger was born on October 31, 1967 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA as Adam Lyons Schlesinger. He is known for his work on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015), That Thing You Do! (1996) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). He was married to Katherine Michel. He died on April 1, 2020 in ...

23. Shirley Douglas

Actress | Dead Ringers

Shirley Douglas was born on April 2, 1934 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada as Shirley Jean Douglas. She is known for her work on Dead Ringers (1988), Lolita (1962) and Wind at My Back (1996). She was married to Donald Sutherland and Timothy Emil Sicks. She died on April 5, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario,...

24. Honor Blackman

Actress | Goldfinger

Comparing this sultry-eyed blonde to Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich may seem a bit overzealous, but Honor Blackman's stylish allure cannot be denied.

One of four children, Blackman was born in London's East End, to Edith Eliza (Stokes), a homemaker, and Frederick Thomas Blackman, a statistician ...

25. James Drury

Actor | The Virginian

Laconic, dark and handsome were the essential attributes for Hollywood western leading men in the 50s and 60s. James Drury fit the bill, keeping in mind that his most famous screen persona - that of the stalwart Shiloh estate ranch foreman known only as 'the Virginian' - took a while to properly ...

26. Allen Garfield

Actor | Beverly Hills Cop II

New Jersey-born Allen Garfield was trained at the Actors Studio in New York City. He had a prolific career on the stage before making his film debut in 1968. His stocky build and nervous, jumpy mannerisms fit well with the weaselly criminals, lecherous villains and corrupt businessmen and ...

27. Nobuhiko Okamoto

Actor | Boku no hîrô akademia

Nobuhiko Okamoto is known for his work on My Hero Academia (2016), Chrome Shelled Regios (2009) and Giruti kuraun: Guilty Crown (2011).

28. Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

Director | Hausu

Nobuhiko Ôbayashi was born on January 9, 1938 in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. He was a director and editor, known for House (1977), Turning Point (1994) and Sada (1998). He was married to Kyôko Ôbayashi. He died on April 10, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

29. Ann Sullivan

Self | Living Lohan

Ex-mother-in-law of Michael Lohan.

30. Allen Daviau

Cinematographer | Empire of the Sun

Allen Daviau was born on June 14, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Allen Daviau. He is known for his work on Empire of the Sun (1987), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Bugsy (1991). He died on April 15, 2020 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

31. Brian Dennehy

Actor | First Blood

Imposing, barrel-chested and often silver-haired Brian Dennehy was a prolific US actor, well respected on both screen and stage over many decades. He was born in July 1938 in Bridgeport, CT, and attended Columbia University in New York City on a football scholarship. Brian majored in history, ...

32. Philippe Nahon

Actor | Seul contre tous

Philippe Nahon was born on December 24, 1938 in Paris, France. He was an actor and producer, known for I Stand Alone (1998), Irreversible (2002) and Carne (1991). He was married to Elisabeth Weissman. He died on April 19, 2020 in Paris.

33. Shirley Knight

Actress | As Good as It Gets

Shirley Knight was an American actress who appeared in more than 180 feature films, television movies, television series, and Broadway productions in her career playing leading and character roles.

She was a member of the Actors Studio. Knight was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best ...

34. Irrfan Khan

Actor | The Lunchbox

Born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (NW India) January 7, 1967 to a Pashto-speaking Muslim family. Khan's mother, Begum Khan, was from the Tonk Hakim family and his father, Jagirdar Khan, from the Khajuriya village near the Tonk district, ran a tire business.

The Khan family name ...

35. John Lafia

Director | Man's Best Friend

John Lafia was born on April 2, 1957. He was a director and writer, known for Man's Best Friend (1993), Child's Play (1988) and Child's Play (2019). He was married to Beverly. He died on April 29, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Rishi Kapoor

Actor | Agneepath

Born in south Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and actor Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Mumbai's Campion School. His brothers are well-known actors, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor.

Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his ...

37. Jan-Olof Strandberg

Actor | Offret

Jan-Olof Strandberg was born on September 9, 1926 in Stockholm, Sweden as Gabriel Johan-Olof Strandberg. He is known for his work on The Sacrifice (1986), Waiting for Godot (1971) and Alla mina söner (1965). He was married to Rigmor Sahlberg and Anita Blom. He died on May 2, 2020 in Stockholm,...

38. Jerry Stiller

Actor | Hairspray

As the short, straight man counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara," Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on which they appeared 36 ...

39. Michel Piccoli

Actor | Le mépris

This suave, elegant character star was a ubiquitous presence in French cinema for nearly seven decades. His distinguished career extended to both stage and screen and his versatility was such that he could take on just about any persona (in his own words: "I do not put on an act... I slip away ...

40. Monique Mercure

Actress | Naked Lunch

Monique Mercure was born on November 14, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She was an actress, known for Naked Lunch (1991), The Red Violin (1998) and J.A. Martin photographe (1977). She was married to Pierre Mercure. She died on May 16, 2020 in Montreal.

41. Richard Herd

Actor | All the President's Men

Utilitarian character actor Richard Herd was one of those stern familiar faces you saw countless times on film and TV but couldn't quite place the name. The stage-trained actor, who shared a striking resemblance to actor Karl Malden, never found the one role that would make him a household name, ...

42. Irm Hermann

Actress | Fünf letzte Tage

Irm Hermann was born on October 4, 1942 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Irmgard Hermann. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Last Five Days (1982), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) and Anonyma - Eine Frau in Berlin (2008). She was married to Dietmar Roberg. She died on May ...

43. Dan van Husen

Actor | Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht

Dan van Husen had a certain look about him back then in the 1970s and all the last 40 years have done is add a sage, aged, mature wisened aura to him. He has appeared in twenty-three Italo Westerns in six or seven years and then he branched out and tackled more challenging roles and genres. Not ...



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