Deaths: September 5

by bcampos862 | created - 05 Sep 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Cliff Gorman

Actor | Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Queens-born actor Cliff Gorman, who peaked on stage and in film in the 1970s, was of solid New York stock and well-represented his city throughout his acting career. Short statured, with a set chin, eyes slightly askew, and dark, ethnic looks, his working-class characters reeked of New York realism...

2. Allen Funt

Producer | Money Talks

Allen Funt was born on September 16, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Money Talks (1972), The New Candid Camera (1974) and Candid Candid Camera Volume 5 (1986). He was married to Marilyn Funt and Evelyn Michael. He died on September 5, 1999 in Pebble ...

3. Barbara Loden

Actress | Wanda

A one-time pin-up beauty and magazine story model, Barbara Loden studied acting in New York in the early 50s and was on the Broadway boards within the decade. She was discovered for films by legendary producer/director Elia Kazan who was impressed with what she did in a small role as Montgomery ...

4. Carlos F. Borcosque

Director | Martín Rivas

Cousin of comedian Tito Davison.

5. Claudia Dell

Actress | Sweet Kitty Bellairs

Claudia Dell was born Claudia Dell Smith on January 10, 1910 in San Antonio, Texas. She went to school there and also in Mexico City, Mexico. She was a showgirl, appearing in 3 Broadway productions, including the Ziegfield Follies of 1927. She was an understudy to Irene Delroy. She was said to be ...

6. Eddie Little Sky

Actor | The Wild Wild West

Oglala Lakota, born Edsel Wallace Little Sky on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota. Eddie served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theatre during World War II. Tall (at 6 ft, 2") and muscular, he was subsequently employed as an oil field wildcatter and then toured the rodeo circuit ...

7. Eduardo Bergara Leumann

Costume_designer | Yo compro ésta mujer

Eduardo Bergara Leumann was born on September 5, 1932 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a costume designer and actor, known for Yo compro ésta mujer (1968), Man on Pink Corner (1962) and Libertad bajo palabra (1961). He died on September 5, 2008 in Buenos Aires.

8. Francis Ford

Actor | Crimson Shoals

Elder brother of the director John Ford and himself a screen director (and John's erstwhile mentor) until the advent of sound. He had also acted in his own films and those of other directors, but turned to acting exclusively circa 1929. As actor, he would provide convincing portrayals of men of ...

10. Frederick 'Dennis' Greene

Actor | Greased Lightning

Frederick 'Dennis' Greene was born on January 11, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Greased Lightning (1977), Sha Na Na (1977) and Festival Express (2003). He died on September 5, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

11. George Barnes

Cinematographer | Rebecca

Veteran cinematographer George S. Barnes had a well-earned reputation for reliability and a knack for combining artistry with economic efficiency. As a result, he was seldom out of work.

Having started as a still photographer for Thomas H. Ince in 1918, Barnes quickly rose through the ranks to ...

12. Gisele MacKenzie

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Gisele MacKenzie was born on January 10, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Gisele Marie-Louise Marguerite LaFleche. She was an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Firestar: First Contact (1991) and The Sid Caesar Show (1963). She was married to Robert F. Klein and Robert J. ...

13. Hansford Rowe

Actor | Dante's Peak

Hansford Rowe was born on May 12, 1924 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Dante's Peak (1997), V: The Final Battle (1984) and Three Days of the Condor (1975). He was married to Mira and Jan Morgan. He died on September 5, 2017 in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, USA.

14. Hugh O'Brian

Actor | Game of Death

Hugh O'Brian had the term "beefcake" written about him during his nascent film years in the early 1950s, but he chose to avoid the obvious typecast as he set up his career.

O'Brian was born Hugh Charles Krampe in Rochester, New York, to Ohio-born parents Edith Lillian (Marks) and Hugh John Krampe, a...

15. Hugo Caprera

Actor | El solitario

Hugo Caprera was born on December 25, 1925 in Santa Fe, Argentina. He was an actor, known for El solitario (1980), Black Octopus (1985) and Me enamoré sin darme cuenta (1972). He died on September 5, 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

16. Joe South

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Excellent and acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe South was born as Joseph Alfred Souter on February 28, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia. South built his own radio station as a little boy and received his first guitar as a Christmas present at age eleven. At age twelve, Joe had his own weekly radio ...

17. John Megna

Actor | To Kill a Mockingbird

John Megna was born on November 9, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA as John Anthony Ingolia. He was an actor, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). He died on September 5, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Jorge Villalba

Actor | Un ángel en la ciudad

Jorge Villalba was born in 1927 in Argentina as Jorge Ramón Villalba. He was an actor, known for Un ángel en la ciudad (1980), Tu mundo y el mío (1987) and The Return of Martin Fierro (1974). He died in September 2001 in San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina.

19. Kenny Davis

Actor | Gremlins

This long time veteran comedian, actor, musician, singer is a welcome addition to any staged event... (Concert, Corporate, Comedy Club or Golf Tournament Gala.) Kenny Davis began as a 60's guitar playing folk-singer and surfer, playing bars and clubs around San Diego, CA and on the So Cal beaches. ...

20. Leo Cuypers

Music_department | Freek de Jonge: De komiek

Leo Cuypers was born on December 1, 1947 in Heemstede, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for his work on Freek de Jonge: De komiek (1980), Wat u maar wilt (1970) and Moord in de Cuyperspoort (1982). He died on September 5, 2017 in Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands.

21. Leo Penn

Director | Ben Casey

Leo Penn married actress Eileen Ryan. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. His three sons are: Sean Penn (actor), Chris Penn, and Michael Penn (musician).

22. Mother Teresa

Self | Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910 in Üsküb, Ottoman Empire as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She died on September 5, 1997 in Calcutta, India.

23. Quinn Martin

Producer | The Fugitive

During the early 1970s QM Productions through its owner Quinn Martin dominated the action adventure television series genre. At one time QM produced more hours of network television programs per week than any other independent production company. Perhaps one of Martin's most lasting contributions ...

24. Richard Lane

Actor | The Big Wheel

Richard Lane was born on May 28, 1899 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Big Wheel (1949), Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) and Meet Boston Blackie (1941). He died on September 5, 1982 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

25. Setsuko Hara

Actress | Banshun

Setsuko Hara became one of Japan's best-loved stars over her 30-year film career. Her signature character type, variations on a daughter devoted to her parents and home, inspired the nickname that stayed with her until retirement: the Eternal Virgin. To some extent, reality mirrored her roles in ...

26. Simone Battle

Actress | What We Need

Simone Battle was born on June 17, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Simone Sherise Battle. She was an actress, known for What We Need (2014), Zoey 101 (2005) and Meanamorphosis (2012). She died on September 5, 2014 in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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