Rest in peaceby linneagb | created - 28 Mar 2021 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
People I like that have passed away
1. Cameron Boyce
Actor | Mrs. Fletcher
Cameron Boyce was an American actor, with Afro-Caribbean and African-American descent. His paternal grandmother Jo Ann Allen was one of the "Clinton Twelve", the first African-Americans to attend an integrated high school in the Southern United States (specifically in Clinton, Tennessee).
In 1999, ...
2. Richard Harris
Actor | Unforgiven
Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family, one of nine children born to Mildred (Harty) and Ivan Harris. He attended Crescent College, a Jesuit school, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for literature. Unfortunately, a bout ...
3. Alan Rickman
Actor | Die Hard
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett), of English and Welsh descent, and Bernard Rickman, of Irish descent, who worked at a factory. Alan Rickman had an older brother (David), a younger brother (Michael), and a younger sister (Sheila). ...
4. Cory Monteith
Actor | Glee
Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Cory Allan Michael Monteith. He was an actor, known for playing the singing jock Finn on the American TV show Glee (2009) and films such as Monte Carlo (2011), and Final Destination 3 (2006). He died on July 13, 2013 in Vancouver...
5. Naya Rivera
Actress | Glee
Naya Rivera was an Afro-Latina American actress, model and singer known for playing Santana Lopez from Glee and Hillary Winston from The Royal Family. She also was in The Master of Disguise, Baywatch, CSI: Miami, American Dad, Batman: The Long Halloween Parts 1 and 2, Even Stevens and The Bernie ...
6. Kay Purcell
Actress | Tracy Beaker Returns
Kay Purcell was born on December 6, 1963 in Leyland, Lancashire, England, UK. She was an actress, known for Tracy Beaker Returns (2010), Messiah: The Harrowing (2005) and Coronation Street (1960). She died on December 23, 2020 in Lancashire, England, UK.
7. Luke Perry
Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210
Luke Perry was an American actor, primarily remembered as a teen idol throughout the 1990s and the early 2000s. Perry was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1966. Mansfield was known at the time as a center for the home appliances and stove manufacturing industries. The city's largest employer used to be ...
8. Pat Morita
Actor | The Karate Kid
Abundantly busy and much-loved Asian-American actor who became an on-screen hero to millions of adults and kids alike as the wise and wonderful Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid (1984), the sparkling Noriyuki Morita was back again dishing out Eastern philosophy and martial arts lessons for The Karate ...
9. Deezer D
Actor | Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Deezer D was born in 1965 in Los Angeles, California. He is not only an actor but a popular performer in the Christian and underground hip hop communities. His latest release is titled "Unpredictable". He also briefly hosted a Christian Rap radio show in Los Angeles on station 96.3 KFSG.
10. Ann Reinking
Actress | All That Jazz
Ann Reinking was born on November 10, 1949, in Seattle, Washington. Renowned more for her dancing than acting, Reinking has danced in many Broadway shows. She made her film debut in Movie Movie (1978) and the following year starred opposite Roy Scheider and Jessica Lange in the Bob Fosse biopic All...
11. Albert Finney
Actor | Murder on the Orient Express
The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...
12. Cathy Godbold
Actress | Home and Away
Cathy Godbold is an actress, known for Newlyweds (1993), The Saddle Club (2001), Home and Away (1988) and The King (TV Movie) (2007) where she played her mother. Godbold is the daughter of television personality Rosemary Margan.
Her first appearance was in More Winners: His Master's Ghost (TV Movie)...
13. Jessie Jacobs
Actress | The Saddle Club
Jessie Jacobs was the middle child of Joanna and Brendan Jacobs. After "The Saddle Club" ended Jessie Jacobs pierced her nose and she wore a retainer at the age of 13. When her baby brother Charlie was born Jessie Jacobs helped with his delivery and cut his umbilical cord. Being on "Fergus McPhail"...
14. Jonathan Crombie
Actor | Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel
Jonathan Crombie was born on Wednesday, October 12th, 1966, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was the baby of the family (he had two older sisters). His parents are David and Shirley Ann. Jonathan never intended on becoming an actor but he was spotted in a high school production of "The Wizard of Oz"...
15. Colleen Dewhurst
Actress | Anne of Green Gables
Tall, luminous and leonine, the legendary Colleen Dewhurst must go down as one of the theater's finest contemporary tragediennes of the late 1900s. With trademark dusky tones and a majestically careworn appearance, she possessed an inimitable down-to-earth fierceness that not only earned her the ...
16. Richard Farnsworth
Actor | The Straight Story
An American stuntman who, after more than 30 years in the business, moved into acting and became an acclaimed and respected character actor, Richard Farnsworth was a native of Los Angeles. He grew up around horses and as a teenager was offered an opportunity to ride in films. He appeared in ...
17. Edward Herrmann
Actor | Overboard
Edward Herrmann was born on July 21, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor, known for Overboard (1987), The Lost Boys (1987) and Annie (1982). He was previously married to Star Herrmann and Leigh Curran. He died on December 31, 2014 in New York City, New York, USA.
18. Carol Ann Susi
Actress | Cats & Dogs
Carol Ann Susi (February 2, 1952 - November 11, 2014) was an American actress best known for her portrayal of the voice of recurring unseen character Mrs. Wolowitz on the television series The Big Bang Theory (2007). Susi was born in Brooklyn and was of Italian descent. She studied acting at HB ...
19. John Hurt
Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four
One of stage, screen and TV's finest transatlantic talents, slight, gravel-voiced, pasty-looking John Vincent Hurt was born on January 22, 1940, in Shirebrook, a coal mining village, in Derbyshire, England. The youngest child of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Reverend ...
20. Richard Griffiths
Actor | Withnail & I
Corpulent British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the ...
21. Dave Legeno
Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
A twin fisted existentialist, whose post-Nietzschian sensibilities reject the lantern of the cynic in a quest for a sun that leaves no shadow. He attended Dr Challoners Grammar School where he achieved 8 'o' levels, he then elected to work on demolition sites rather than continue his education to ...
22. Roger Lloyd Pack
Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a frequent supporting actor in British films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted for a ...
23. Robert Knox
Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.
Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.
24. Michael Nyqvist
Actor | John Wick
Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. ...
25. Adam Alsing
Self | Sveriges värsta bilförare
He attended Sundsta/Älvkullegymnasiet (high school) in Karlstad. He's the son of Rolf Alsing, former editor in chief at the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.
He's famous for hosting shows like Adam (1993), "Masterplan," Big Brother (2000), and Tur i kärlek (1989) in Sweden. In 2006 he started as a...
26. Louis Mahoney
Actor | Captain Phillips
Gambian Louis Felix Danner Mahoney was born on Septenber 8, 1938 and came to England ostensibly to train as a doctor. However, he abandoned medicine for the stage, probably his original intention. He enrolled at acting school in the 1970s. He was a tireless campaigner for racial equality in his ...
27. Helen McCrory
Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat from Glasgow. After training at the Drama Centre London, Helen began her career on stage in the UK and won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress ...
Soundtrack | Toni Erdmann
Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, was a Swedish DJ and producer who worked on live concerts. In 2011, his single ''Levels'' was on the 100 billboard chart. He was also known for ''Hey Brother''. He sometimes appeared on Radio 1's Pete Tong show. He was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and died in ...
29. Johnny Lewis
Actor | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the middle of three siblings, Johnny began performing from the age of 5 at a small performing arts school, making his debut as a Chanukah candle.
Pursuing the acting profession, he appeared with success in many TV and film projects, handling both drama and...
30. Anne Frank
Writer | The Diary of Anne Frank
Born in Germany in 1929 and raised and raised in Germany and Amsterdam. In 1942, shortly after receiving a diary for her 13th birthday, she and her family were forced to go into hiding to escape Hitler's persecution of the Jews. Hiding with another family and a dentist in an annex behind the ...
31. Lucy Maud Montgomery
Writer | Road to Avonlea
Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author with roots in Scotland. She lost her mother at an early age, and was raised by her maternal grandparents. She began to keep a diary and discovered at the age of 10 that she could write poetry. After college she became a teacher but kept writing. In 1908 ...
32. Freddie Mercury
Soundtrack | Flash Gordon
Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He ...
33. Christopher Plummer
Actor | Beginners
Legendary actor Christopher Plummer, perhaps Canada's greatest thespian, delivered outstanding performances as Sherlock Holmes in Murder by Decree (1979), the chilling villain in The Silent Partner (1978), the iconoclastic Mike Wallace in The Insider (1999), the empathetic psychiatrist in A ...
34. Charmian Carr
Actress | The Sound of Music
Charmian Carr was born Charmian Farnon on December 28, 1942. She got her name because, supposedly, her father liked the name after reading William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Charmian was the name of one of Cleopatra's maids. She was the second of three daughters. Her mother, Rita Oehmen,...
35. Heather Menzies-Urich
Actress | The Sound of Music
Beautiful, sunny, and engaging blonde actress Heather Menzies was born on December 3, 1949 in Toronto, Canada. Her family moved to the United States when Heather was eleven. She graduated from Hollywood High School and subsequently attended the Falcon Studio's University of the Arts in Hollywood. ...
36. Geoffrey Holder
Actor | Annie
Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined ...
37. Rob Garrison
Actor | The Karate Kid
Rob Garrison was born on January 23, 1960 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and Prom Night (1980). He died on September 27, 2019 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA.
38. Rosa Parks
Self | Touched by an Angel
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 - October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. The United States Congress has honored her as "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom ...
39. Robin Trocki
Actress | Glee
Robin Trocki, born June 30, 1956 in Bayonne, NJ moved to LA in 1991 and became an active member of both ARC and LA Goal, with both programs providing exceptional services for developmentally disabled adults. Robin worked in the bakery dept. at Ralph's for 17 years, but will be most remembered for ...
40. Clara Cannucciari
Writer | Great Depression Cooking with Clara
Clara Cannucciari was born on August 18, 1915 in Melrose Park, Illinois, USA. She was a writer, known for Great Depression Cooking with Clara (2007), An Afternoon with Clara (2011) and The Daily Show (1996). She was previously married to Dino Cannucciari. She died on November 29, 2013 in ...
41. Monica Nordquist
Actress | Madicken
Monica Nordquist was born on February 3, 1941 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress and writer, known for Madicken (1979), Swedish Love Play (1968) and Madicken på Junibacken (1980). She was previously married to Göran Graffman. She died on June 24, 2017 in Nacka, ...
42. Olivia Newton-John
Soundtrack | Grease
Olivia Newton-John was an English singer and actress who was born on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK. In 1954, her family relocated to Australia when her father was offered a job as the dean of a Presbyterian college in Melbourne. After winning a singing talent contest...
43. Robbie Coltrane
Actor | Cracker
Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was head of debating society at school and won prizes for his art, is now a film star who played in two James Bond films and in the "Harry Potter" franchise.
Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, a ...
44. Björn Granath
Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and Evil (2003). He was previously married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, 2017 in Stockholm, ...
45. Allan Edwall
Actor | Emil och griseknoen
Allan Edwall was born in a working class home in Jämtland, Sweden in 1924. His father was a trade-union man and a communist. 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. Through the years he made more than 400 parts in theater, film, television and radio. He was also a director, ...
46. John Aylward
Actor | Armageddon
John Aylward was born on November 7, 1946 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Armageddon (1998), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) and Instinct (1999). He was previously married to Mary L Fields. He died on May 16, 2022 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
47. Börje Salming
Writer | Untitled Börje Salming Drama
Börje Salming was born on April 17, 1951 in Kiruna, Lappland, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Untitled Börje Salming Drama, Hassel - De giriga (1992) and Fångarna på fortet (1990). He was previously married to Pia Lindahl, Margitta Wendin and Katarina Pettersson. He ...
48. Princess Diana
Self | The Sun James Bond 'For Your Eyes Only' Television Commercial
Princess Diana was a member of the British royal family. She was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Diana's activism and glamour made her an international icon and earned her an enduring popularity.
Diana was born into the British nobility ...
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