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Cinematographer | The Black Dahlia
Along with László Kovács, a fellow student who fled Hungary in 1956, Zsigmond rose to prominence in the 1970s. He is known for his use of natural light and vivid use of color on features such as The Long Goodbye (1973) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).
Actor | Muchachos impacientes
Antonio Carrizo was born on September 15, 1926 in General Villegas, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Antonio Carrozzi. He was an actor and writer, known for Muchachos impacientes (1966), La mujer de tu prójimo (1966) and The Human Clay (1955). He died on January 1, 2016 in Buenos Aires.
Benjamin Dover's prognostication skills were put on national display in 2007: In his "NostraDover" TV segments he correctly predicted the subprime housing bust 18 months before the markets imploded; he called the stock market's September 2008 bear market freefall 8 months before everything hit the ...
Actor | Subway
Michel Galabru was born on October 27, 1922 in Safi, French Protectorate of Morocco as Michel Louis Edmond Galabru. He was an actor and writer, known for Subway (1985), La Cage aux Folles (1978) and Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999). He was married to Claude Etevenon and Annette Jacquot. He died...
9. Maja Maranow
Actress | Tatort
Maja Maranow was born on March 20, 1961 in Nienburg/Weser, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was an actress, known for Tatort (1970), Ein starkes Team (1994) and Rivalen der Rennbahn (1989). She was married to Florian Martens and Zacharias Preen. She died on January 4, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
12. Elizabeth Swados
Writer | My Depression
Elizabeth Swados was born on February 5, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She is known for her work on My Depression (2014), American Playhouse (1980) and Rap Master Ronnie: A Report Card (1988). She was married to Roz Lichter. She died on January 5, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Soundtrack | Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Nicholas Caldwell was born on April 5, 1944 in Loma Linda, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Whispers: Imagination (1980) and The Whispers: Lady (1980). He was married to Alberta. He died on January 5, 2016 in Stockton, California.
Actor | One Day at a Time
Pat Harrington Jr. was born on August 13, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), The President's Analyst (1967) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Sally Cleaver and Marjorie Ann ...
17. Yves Vincent
Actor | Claude et Greta
Tall and handsome,both athletic and aristocratic-looking, brown-haired (later in life silver-haired), Yves Vincent had everything to charm dames. And charm them he did, in real life, on the stage, on the big and little screen, for nearly fifty years. Born in France in 1921, he was raised and spent ...
18. Kitty Kallen
Soundtrack | The Second Greatest Sex
Kitty Kallen was born on May 25, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Katharine Kalinsky. She was an actress, known for The Second Greatest Sex (1955), Circle of Friends (1995) and Piano Rhythm (1949). She was married to Budd Granoff and Clint Garvin. She died on January 7, 2016 in Cuernavaca...
Actor | Popeye
Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.
26. Angus Scrimm
Actor | Phantasm
The evil screen villain Angus Scrimm, most famous as "The Tall Man" in Don Coscarelli's Phantasm (1979) and its sequels, grew up in Kansas City, but in his teens moved to California and studied drama at USC under William C. de Mille (brother of Cecil B. DeMille). His film debut came as another "...
27. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
28. Michael Galeota
Actor | Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.
Michael Galeota was born on August 28, 1984 in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA as Michael James Galeota. He was an actor, known for Bailey Kipper's P.O.V. (1996), The Jersey (1999) and Clubhouse Detectives (1996). He died on January 10, 2016 in Glendale, California, USA.
29. David Margulies
Actor | Ghostbusters
David Margulies was born on February 19, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as David Joseph Margulies. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). He was married to Carol Grant. He died on January 11, 2016 in New York City.
Writer | Melodrama?
Nikos Panayotopoulos was born on November 6, 1941, in Mytilene, Greece. He studied film making in Athens and started his career as an assistant director in Greek and foreign productions.
In 1960-1973 he lived in Paris where he attended film courses at the filmology institute of Sorbonne.
In 1973 he ...
31. Gari Hardy
Actress | Speedway
Gari Hardy was born on August 26, 1948 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Garyfalia Julia Hardy. She was an actress, known for Speedway (1968), It Takes a Thief (1968) and The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966). She was married to Jack Ryan and Robert Lansing. She died on January 12, 2016.
32. Ruth Leuwerik
Actress | Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika
Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between ...
33. Meg Mundy
Actress | Fatal Attraction
Meg Mundy was born on January 4, 1915 in London, England as Margaret Ane Mary Mundy. She was an actress, known for Fatal Attraction (1987), The Doctors (1963) and Ordinary People (1980). She was married to Konstantinos "Dino" Yannopoulos and Marc Daniels. She died on January 12, 2016 in The Bronx, ...
34. Brian Bedford
Actor | Robin Hood
Brian Bedford was born on February 16, 1935 in Morley, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor and director, known for Robin Hood (1973), Nixon (1995) and Coronet Blue (1967). He was married to Tim MacDonald. He died on January 13, 2016 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
35. Conrad Phillips
Actor | The Dark Angel
Conrad Phillips was born on 13th April 1925 and, after serving in the Royal Navy (having forged the birth date on his ration book to make himself appear older and thus eligible to enlist) during the Second World War, turned to acting as a career. He 'trod the boards', appearing in films (TV and ...
36. 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). ...
37. René Angélil
Producer | Céline Dion: The Colour of My Love Concert
René Angélil was born on January 16, 1942 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was an actor and writer, known for Céline Dion: The Colour of My Love Concert (1994), Omertà (2012) and L'apparition (1972). He was married to Céline Dion, Anne Renée and Denyse Duquette. He died on January 14, ...
39. Ava Norring
Actress | The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Ava Norring was born on July 25, 1929 in Bogács, Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952). She was married to Leverett Saltonstall Miller and Fred S. Norring. She died on January 14, 2016 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
40. Rajesh Vivek
Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay was an acclaimed Indian stage and film actor who had appeared in over 70 films acting in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinema since the late 1970s. He was perhaps best known for his roles in the multi-award-winning Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Swades (2004), and Jodhaa ...
41. Noreen Corcoran
Actress | I Love Melvin
Noreen Corcoran was born on October 20, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Noreen M. Corcoran. She was an actress, known for I Love Melvin (1953), Bachelor Father (1957) and The Girls on the Beach (1965). She died on January 15, 2016 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.
43. Dan Haggerty
Actor | Big Stan
Dan Haggerty was born on November 19, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Daniel Francis Haggerty. He is known for his work on Big Stan (2007), Elves (1989) and Abducted (1986). He was married to Samantha Hilton and Diane Rooker. He died on January 15, 2016 in Burbank, California.
Director | Obywatel Piszczyk
Andrzej Kotkowski was born on February 17, 1940 in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland as Andrzej Adam Kotkowski. He was a director and writer, known for Obywatel Piszczyk (1988), Olimpiada 40 (1980) and Spokojne lata (1982). He was married to Halina Golanko. He died on January 15, 2016 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, ...
45. Michèle Martin
Actress | Un sourire dans la tempête
Michèle Martin was born on November 29, 1919 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France as Suzette Poulhe-Charrière. She was an actress, known for A Smile in the Storm (1950), Le bal des passants (1944) and L'escadron blanc (1949). She died on January 15, 2016 in Vénissieux, Rhône, France.
48. Clarence Reid
Soundtrack | The Midnight Meat Train
Singer, songwriter, and music producer Clarence Henry Reid began his career in the music industry doing acceptable and respectable mainstream commercial R&B fare in the 1960's and 1970's, but it was his outrageously raunchy and profane alter ego of no-holds-barred parodist Blowfly whereby Reid made...
49. Mike Sharpe
Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling
Mike Sharpe was born on October 28, 1951 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Michael Sharpe. He was an actor, known for WWF Championship Wrestling (1972), Spectrum Wrestling (1977) and WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (1985). He died on January 17, 2016 in Hamilton.
50. Glenn Frey
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Glenn Frey was born on November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Lewis Frey. He was an actor and composer, known for Jerry Maguire (1996), In America (2002) and Vertical Limit (2000). He was married to Cindy Millican and Janie Beggs. He died on January 18, 2016 in Washington Heights, ...
52. Rita Davies
Actress | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Rita Davies was born on February 24, 1933 in Hertfordshire, England. She was an actress, known for Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Children of Men (2006) and The Da Vinci Code (2006). She was married to Ian MacNaughton. She died on January 19, 2016 in Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, ...
53. Micole Mercurio
Actress | While You Were Sleeping
Micole Diana Mercurio was born in Chicago to Mary and Michael Mercurio on March 10, 1938. The first born of her generation and a beautiful child, she flourished under the attention of her extended Italian-American family. Her father had been a captain in the Italian Army and became a private in the...
54. Ettore Scola
Writer | Una giornata particolare
Ettore Scola was born on May 10, 1931 in Trevico, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for A Special Day (1977), The Family (1987) and Passion of Love (1981). He was married to Gigliola. He died on January 19, 2016 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
55. Sheila Sim
Actress | A Canterbury Tale
Sheila Sim was born on June 5, 1922 in Liverpool, Lancashire [now in Merseyside], England as Sheila Beryl Grant Sim. She was an actress, known for A Canterbury Tale (1944), The Night My Number Came Up (1955) and West of Zanzibar (1954). She was married to Richard Attenborough. She died on January ...
59. Lois Ramsey
Actress | The Box
Lois Ramsey was born on June 18, 1922 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia as Lois June Dickson. She was an actress, known for The Box (1974), Grass Roots (2000) and The Truckies (1978). She was married to Cuthbert Ward Ramsey. She died on January 21, 2016 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South ...
64. Marvin Minsky
Self | Technocalyps
Marvin Minsky was born on August 9, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as Marvin Lee Minsky. He is known for his work on Technocalyps (2006), The Singularity Is Near (2010) and In Search of... (1976). He was married to Gloria Rudisch. He died on January 24, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Actress | Dalahoo
Forouzan (also spelled Foroozan) was born in Bandar-e Anzali, Iran. She started her career by dubbing films. Her first movie was Sahel-e Entezar. She acted in many popular Iranian films and also worked with visionary directors of the Mowj-e Now, such as Dariush Mehrjui (Dayere-ye Mina) and Ali ...
66. Tommy Fujiwara
Actor | Hawaii Five-O
Tommy Fujiwara was born on June 30, 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Thomas Kazuo Fujiwara. He was an actor, known for Hawaii Five-O (1968), One West Waikiki (1994) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). He was married to Collette C. He died on January 25, 2016 in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
69. Abe Vigoda
Actor | The Godfather
Tall, dour-faced and slouch-shouldered character actor Abe Vigoda proved himself in both gritty dramatic roles, and as an actor with wonderful comedic timing.
Vigoda was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Lena (Moses) and Samuel Vigoda, a tailor -- both Russian Jewish immigrants. His father was a tailor...
72. Tommy Kelly
Actor | Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus
Tommy Kelly was born on April 6, 1925 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Francis Kelly. He was an actor, known for Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and Irene (1940). He was married to Susie Burch. He died on January 26, 2016 in Greensboro, ...
73. Colin Vearncombe
Soundtrack | Starter for 10
Colin Vearncombe was born on May 26, 1962 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was an actor and composer, known for Starter for 10 (2006), The Pier (2011) and Queer as Folk (2000). He was married to Camilla. He died on January 26, 2016 in Cork, Ireland.
74. Bill Martin
Writer | Harry and the Hendersons
Bill Martin wrote and appeared in The Hoyt Axton Country Western Boogie Woogie Gospel Rock and Roll Show 1975. He wrote Harry and the Hendersons,1987 (screen credit William E. Martin) with writing partner Ezra D. Rappaport and director William Dear. The Bigfoot character was modeled after Bill ...
76. Paul Kantner
Soundtrack | Forrest Gump
Paul Kantner was born on March 17, 1941 in San Francisco, California, USA as Paul Lorin Kantner. He was an actor and composer, known for Forrest Gump (1994), A Serious Man (2009) and Wet Hot American Summer (2001). He died on January 28, 2016 in San Francisco.
77. Mike Minor
Actor | Petticoat Junction
The son of television producer Don Fedderson, Mike Minor was raised in San Francisco and educated at the University High School in Los Angeles and Brown Military Academy in San Diego. At 14, Mike was taking voice lessons when he got his first professional singing gig at the "Ye Little Club in ...
78. Fred Ornstein
Actor | So I Married an Axe Murderer
Fred Ornstein was born on August 15, 1930 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993), Gang Related (1997) and South Beach (1993). He was married to Larissa and Bea. He died on January 28, 2016 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
80. Jacques Rivette
Director | La Belle Noiseuse
Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began "thanks to Rivette," the films of this masterful French director are not well known. Rivette, like his "Cahiers du Cinéma" colleagues Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer, did graduate to filmmaking but, like Rohmer...
82. Tom Kennerly
Actor | The Two Roomer
Born In Philadelphia, Tom Kennerly moved with his family to the San Fernando Valley at the age of two, and has returned when the industry requires it, and sometimes when it doesn't. His commitment to helping independent film makers cross the finish line with their projects has turned into a few ...
83. Frank Finlay
Actor | The Pianist
One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...
86. Terry Wogan
Actor | Screen One
Terry Wogan was a television and radio broadcaster who was most associated with his work for the BBC. He was known for his own long-running primetime chat show, Wogan (1982), as well as being a regular presenter of Children in Need (1980) and commentator of The Eurovision Song Contest. Among his ...
88. Bob Elliott
Actor | Quick Change
Bob Elliott was born on March 26, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Brackett Elliott. He was an actor and writer, known for Quick Change (1990), Get a Life (1990) and Cabin Boy (1994). He was married to Virginia Lee Peppers and Jane Frances Underwood. He died on February 2, 2016 in ...
89. Joe Alaskey
Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreated many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enabled him to imitate almost anything, including some of the ...
90. Alba Solís
Actress | Estrellas de Buenos Aires
Alba Solís was born on October 18, 1927 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Angela Herminia Lamberti. She was an actress, known for Estrellas de Buenos Aires (1956), Tres citas con el destino (1954) and Escándalo nocturno (1951). She died on February 3, 2016 in Buenos Aires.
91. Maurice White
Soundtrack | Doctor Strange
Maurice was born in Memphis on December 19, 1941, but moved to Chicago as a teenager. His father, Verdine, was a doctor. For many years, they lived in the South Shore section on the South Side. He attended Crane Junior College and the Chicago Conservatory of Music. It was while he was at the ...
Actress | Alyoshkina lyubov
Aleksandra Zavyalova was born on February 4, 1936 in Titovka, Sosnovskiy rayon, Voronezhskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Aleksandra Semyonovna Zavyalova. She was an actress, known for Alyoshkina lyubov (1961), Bread and Roses (1960) and Fro (1964). She was married to Dmitriy Buchkin. She died on ...
95. Brian Knighton
Actor | ECW Hardcore TV
Brian Knighton was born on April 21, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor, known for Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993), ECW November to Remember (1994) and ECW Heatwave '94: The Battle for the Future (1994). He was married to Laura Russell. He died on February 4, 2016 in Baltimore.
Self | In the Shadow of the Moon
Edgar D. Mitchell was born on September 17, 1930 in Hereford, Texas, USA as Edgar Dean Mitchell. He is known for his work on In the Shadow of the Moon (2007), Moonwalker and The Wonder of it All (2007). He was married to Sheila Sisco and Anita Orr Rettig. He died on February 4, 2016 in West Palm ...
97. Dave Mirra
Actor | Las Vegas
Dave Mirra was born on April 4, 1974 in Syracuse, New York, USA as David Michael Mirra. He is known for his work on Las Vegas (2003), Nitro Circus (2009) and Gumball 3000 (2009). He was married to Lauren Blackwell. He died on February 4, 2016 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
98. Ray Colcord
Soundtrack | The General's Daughter
Ray Colcord is a film and TV composer living in Los Angeles, a past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, and a governor of the Television Academy. He's written the music for more than 700 television shows, feature films, miniseries and specials, garnering Emmy nominations, ASCAP ...
100. Cindy Mong
Actress | Zhong Hua jing hua
Cindy Mong was born on April 18, 1965 in Taiwan as Hsiang-Li Mong. She was an actress, known for China Heat (1992), Qin ai de, wo ai shang bie ren le (2013) and The Triangle Land (2012). She died on February 5, 2016 in Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.