Deaths: August 29

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1. Janine Charrat

Actress | La mort du cygne

Janine Charrat was born on July 24, 1924 in Grenoble, France. She is known for her work on Ballerina (1937), Panorama Musical (1945) and Ballade de Chopin (1951). She was married to Gérard Bouret and Michel Humbert. She died on August 29, 2017 in Paris, France.

2. Archie Campbell

Soundtrack | The Drifter

Archie Campbell was born on November 7, 1914 in Bulls Gap, Tennessee, USA. He was a writer, known for The Drifter (1965), Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws (1978) and Hee Haw (1969). He died on August 29, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee.

3. Enrique Carreras

Director | Los evadidos

Enrique Carreras was born on January 6, 1925 in Lima, Peru as Enrique Santes Morello. He was a director and writer, known for The Escaped (1964), La valija (1971) and Crazy Women (1977). He was married to Mercedes Carreras. He died on August 29, 1995 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

4. Evelyn Ankers

Actress | The Wolf Man

Evelyn Ankers, a beautiful movie actress who was a staple of Universal's horror films in the 1940s, was born in Chile to English parents in 1918. Her parents repatriated the family back to England in the 1920s, and it was in Old Blighty that Ankers developed a desire to become an actress.

She began ...

5. Francisco Rabal

Actor | Goya en Burdeos

Francisco Rabal -- Paco to everyone -- was born in the mining camp where his father worked. His mother owned a small mill. At the age of six, with the Civil War breaking out, the family emigrated to Madrid and he started working as a street salesman and later in a chocolate factory, which later led...

6. Frank Perry

Director | Mommie Dearest

Frank Perry was born on August 21, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Jr. Frank Joseph Perry. He was a director and producer, known for Mommie Dearest (1981), Last Summer (1969) and David and Lisa (1962). He was married to Virginia Brush Ford, Barbara Goldsmith and Eleanor Perry. He died on ...

7. Gene Wilder

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent.

Wilder caught his first big break ...

8. Honeyboy Edwards

Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

"Delta blues" artist David "Honeyboy"--a nickname his sister gave him as a child--Edwards was born in Shaw, MS, in 1915. He taught himself to play the guitar as a boy by listening to such bluesmen as Tommy McClennan and Robert Petway. By age 14 he was playing in "juke joints" in the South with such...

9. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

10. Jean Hagen

Actress | Singin' in the Rain

Jean Shirley Verhagen (later shortened to Hagen) was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 3, 1923. Her father was a Dutch immigrant. Hagen and her family moved to Elkhart, Indiana when she was twelve; she subsequently graduated from Elkhart High School. Afterwards, she graduated from Northwestern ...

11. Jolly Land

Actor | El club del clan

Jolly Land was born in 1933 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina as Yolanda Juana Magdalena Delisio. He was an actor, known for El club del clan (1964) and El club del clan (1962). He died on August 29, 2008 in Argentina.

12. Larry Elgart

Soundtrack | Bowling for Columbine

Larry Elgart was born on March 20, 1922 in New London, Connecticut, USA as Lawrence Joseph Elgart. He is known for his work on Bowling for Columbine (2002), American Bandstand (1952) and American Idol (2002). He was married to Lynn Walzer. He died on August 29, 2017 in Longboat Key, Florida, USA.

13. Lee Marvin

Actor | The Dirty Dozen

Prematurely white-haired character star who began as a supporting player of generally vicious demeanor, then metamorphosed into a star of both action and drama projects, Lee Marvin was born in New York City, the son of Courtenay Washington (Davidge), a fashion writer, and Lamont Waltman Marvin, an ...

14. Manolete

Actor | Garabatos Manolete

Manolete was born on July 4, 1917 in Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain as Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez. He was an actor, known for Garabatos Manolete (1945), Mi Carro (2018) and Torero (1956). He died on August 29, 1947 in Linares, Jaén, Spain.

15. Michael Dunn

Actor | Ship of Fools

Michael Dunn was born Gary Neil Miller in Oklahoma. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller. They moved to Detroit, Michigan, in 1938. Dunn was 5 years old when he knew he'd be a dwarf but was determined not to let it stop him or make him dependent. He graduated from Detroit's Redford High School...

16. Michel Constantin

Actor | Il était une fois un flic...

Michel Constantin was born on July 13, 1924 in Paris, France as Constantin Hokhloff. He was an actor, known for Flic Story (1972), Le Deuxième Souffle (1966) and Le Trou (1960). He was married to Maud Serres. He died on August 29, 2003 in Draguignan, Var, France.

17. Nelly Prono

Actress | Una promesa para todos

Nelly Prono was born on August 7, 1926 in Asunción, Paraguay. She was an actress, known for Una promesa para todos (1978), Mi cuñado (1993) and Ese que no la quiere (1973). She died on August 29, 1997 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

18. Nicolás Mancera

Producer | La calesita

Nicolás Mancera, was a showman who journeyed with big success the decades of 1960 and 1970 of the Argentine television. Known like Pipo Mancera, he was born in Buenos Aires, on December 20, 1930, studied locution and he was employed also at radio and movies. In the years '60 it was unrolled like ...

19. Rose Hobart

Actress | Conflict

Born in New York City, Rose Hobart responded to the lure of the theater at a young age, went on stage at 15, then drifted to Hollywood and embarked on a movie career. Hobart film-debuted in the 1930 Fox version of "Liliom" and went on to appear in over 40 additional films, both in the A and B ...

20. Simon Oakland

Actor | Psycho

One of the movies' most memorable tough guys, Simon Oakland actually began his career as a concert violinist, turning to acting in the late 1940s. After a long string of roles in Broadway hits, including "Light Up the Sky," "The Shrike" and "Inherit the Wind," Oakland made his film debut as the ...

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