Deaths: September 1

by bcampos862 | created - 28 Aug 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Shelley Berman

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Shelley Berman began studying acting shortly after he was honorably discharged from the US navy. He enrolled as a drama student at Chicago's Goodman Theater, where he met Sarah Herman, another aspiring thespian. They fell in love and were married in 1947. After graduating from the Goodman Theater, ...

2. Ann Harding

Actress | Love from a Stranger

Ann, born Dorothy Gatley, spent most of her childhood as an "army brat" constantly moving around before the family finally settled in New York. Ann first appeared on the stage while she spent a year attending Bryn Mawr College. She became a clerk and freelance script reader with a film company ...

3. Cammie King Conlon

Actress | Gone with the Wind

Cammie King Conlon was born on August 5, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eleanore Cammack King. She was an actress, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), Change in the Wind (2010) and Andrew Young Presents (2008). She was married to Michael W. Conlon and Walter Ned Pollock. She died on ...

4. Dean Jones

Actor | The Love Bug

Dean Jones was born on Sunday, January 25th, 1931 in Decatur, Alabama, USA as Dean Carroll Jones. He is an actor, best known for Beethoven (1992) , The Love Bug (1968), Clear and Present Danger (1994), and especially St. John in Exile (1986). He has two daughters from his first marriage to Mae ...

5. Don LaFontaine

Actor | In a World...

Don LaFontaine was born on August 26, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA as Donald Leroy La Fontaine. He is known for his work on In a World... (2013), The Hitter (1979) and Free Radio (2007). He was married to Nita Whitaker and Joan Studva. He died on September 1, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

6. Don Pelele

Actor | El show de Barbieri y Pelele

Don Pelele was born in Argentina. He was an actor, known for El show de Barbieri y Pelele (1975), El botón (1969) and Coche cama alojamiento (1968).

7. Elizabeth Kemp

Actress | He Knows You're Alone

Elizabeth Kemp has worked extensively in theatre, film and television. She has worked on and off Broadway, including "Once in a Lifetime" at Circle in the Square, "North Shore Fish" at WPA and "Heat" at the Public Theatre. She was in the original cast of "The Best Little Whorehouse" in Texas, which...

8. Ethel Waters

Actress | Cabin in the Sky

The child of a teenage rape victim, Ethel Waters grew up in the slums of Philadelphia and neighboring cities, seldom living anywhere for more than a few weeks at a time. "No one raised me, " she recollected, "I just ran wild." She excelled not only at looking after herself, but also at singing and ...

9. Eulalio González

Actor | El pocho

Renowned for portraying his witty, stereotypical norteño character named "Piporro" in the Pedro Infante film Little Love of My Life (1952), Eulalio González quickly became one of the box-office stars of the 1960s and the best norteño comedian ever. Born and raised in northern Mexico, González was ...

10. Gottfried John

Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César

Gottfried John was born on August 29, 1942 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), GoldenEye (1995) and Proof of Life (2000). He was married to Brigitte. He died on September 1, 2014 in Utting am Ammersee, Bavaria, Germany.

11. Hal David

Soundtrack | My Best Friend's Wedding

Songwriter ("Magic Moments", "Baby Elephant Walk", "What the World Needs Now is Love") and author, educated at New York University. Joining ASCAP in 1943, he collaborated musically with Burt Bacharach, Sherman Edwards, Lee Pockriss, [error], Redd Evans, Don Rodney, John Barry and Henry Mancini. His...

12. Harry Cording

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Burly bit part actor often seen in the Sherlock Holmes movies of the '40's as a menacing chauffer, sailor or Cockney. His speaking parts were always well done and added considerably to the B grade movies of the period .

13. Héctor Grossi

Writer | Juan Lamaglia y señora

Héctor Grossi was born on August 25, 1921 in Argentina. He was a writer and actor, known for Mr. and Mrs. Juan Lamaglia (1970), La madre María (1974) and Turismo de carretera (1968). He died on September 1, 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

14. Jack Smight

Director | The Illustrated Man

Emmy Award-winning director Jack Smight was born in Minneapolis, MN, on March 9, 1925, the offspring of Irish immigrants. After graduating from Cretin High School he served in the US Army Air Force during World War Two, where he flew combat missions in the Pacific Theater. After the war he attended...

15. James Dunn

Actor | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

James Dunn worked on the stage, in vaudeville and as an extra in silent movies before he was signed by Fox in 1931. His first movie with Fox was 1931's Sob Sister (1931). While at Fox, he appeared with Shirley Temple in her first three features: Baby, Take a Bow (1934), Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) ...

16. Jerry Reed

Soundtrack | Smokey and the Bandit

Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in ...

17. Jon Polito

Actor | Miller's Crossing

A veteran of nearly 100 films, Jon Polito is most recognized for his work with The Coen brothers, as well as his many television appearances as a series regular and guest star. Notable motion picture roles include: Millers Crossing, Barton Fink, The Man Who Wasn't There, The Crow, Blankman, and The...

18. Juan José Miguez

Actor | Furia infernal

Juan José Miguez was born in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Ardent Summer (1973), Romance musical (1947) and End of the Night (1944). He died on September 1, 1995 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

19. K.H. Wallis

Camera_department | The Martian Chronicles

K.H. Wallis was born on April 16, 1916 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England as Kenneth Horatio Wallis. He is known for his work on The Martian Chronicles (1980), The True Story (2003) and In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross (1995). He died on September 1, 2013.

Ken Wallis

20. Michael Pate

Writer | Tim

The future movie bad man was born in Drummoyne, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, and got his career start as an interviewer on the government's radio station. Pate also worked on the Australian stage and in Down Under movies before relocating to the U.S. in the early 1950s to appear in Universal's "...

21. Morris Carnovsky

Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac

Morris Carnovsky was one of the more prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklist, being named as a Communist party member by both Elia Kazan -- the most infamous of the informers who sang before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the era blacklistee Lillian Hellman called the "Scoundrel...

22. Murray Hamilton

Actor | Jaws

Murray Hamilton was one of those character actors whose face would be familiar to most movie buffs at an instant, yet his name may not. That's a shame, because Hamilton was one of the most versatile and prolific of performers who was never anything less than completely convincing in any role he ...

23. Novella Nelson

Actress | The Ten

Novella Nelson was born on December 17, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Novella Christine Nelson. She was an actress, known for The Ten (2007), You Were Never Really Here (2017) and The Devil's Advocate (1997). She was married to George Blanchard. She died on August 31, 2017 in Brooklyn, New ...

24. Oscar Ferrigno

Actor | El hombre que volvió de la muerte

Oscar Ferrigno was an actor, known for El hombre que volvió de la muerte (1969), Un pacto con los brujos (1969) and Black Octopus (1985). He was married to Norma Aleandro. He died on September 1, 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25. Peadar Lamb

Actor | Far and Away

Peadar Lamb was born in 1930 in Carraroe, Galway, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Far and Away (1992), Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog (1998) and This Is My Father (1998). He was married to Geraldine Plunkett. He died on September 1, 2017 in Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland.

26. Ralph Dellor

Self | Grandstand

Ralph Dellor was born in 1948 in the UK. He died on September 1, 2017 in the UK.

27. Rand Brooks

Actor | Gone with the Wind

After passing his screen test, Rand Brooks played a bit role in the 1938 film Love Finds a Way. He then found several other roles before landing the part of Charles Hamilton in Gone with the Wind. He went on to play small roles in films such as Laddie, And One was Beautiful, The Son of Monte Cristo...

28. Roy Goldman

Actor | To Be or Not to Be

Roy Goldman was born on March 3, 1932 in New York, USA as Roy Morris Goldman. He was an actor, known for To Be or Not to Be (1983), M*A*S*H (1972) and At Long Last Love (1975). He was married to Lois D Heinrich. He died on September 1, 2009 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

29. Terry

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Without question, the most known dog in movie history. Many dogs tried to eclipse Toto's success, most recently, The Men In Black dog. Most don't know that Toto has an autobiography that's available in most stores. She almost lost her life when she broke her foot in The Wizard of Oz. Toto (Terry) ...

30. Tommy Morrison

Actor | Rocky V

He's a heavyweight professional boxer from Jay, Oklahoma, who made national news Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996, when he announced that he is HIV positive. He was suspended from worldwide boxing when he tested positive prior to a boxing match against Arthur Weathers in Las Vegas. He said he plans to ...

31. Vladimír Brabec

Actor | Snatky z rozumu

Vladimír Brabec was born on June 15, 1934 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor, known for Snatky z rozumu (1968), Rukojmí v Bella Vista (1980) and Náhrdelník (1992). He was married to Nadezda Znamínková. He died on September 1, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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