TCM Remembers 2020by 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!" ), 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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...