Deaths: August 11

by bcampos862 | created - 06 Aug 2017 | updated - 08 Aug 2018 | Public

1. Terele Pávez

Actress | Las brujas de Zugarramurdi

Terele Pávez was born on July 29, 1939 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Teresa Marta Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Witching and Bitching (2013), La Celestina (1996) and Common Wealth (2000). She died on August 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

2. Anne Ramsey

Actress | The Goonies

American character actress Anne Ramsey was quite busy in the 1980s despite being in her later years. She hadn't pursued an acting career in motion pictures until late in her life.

Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts, and Nathan ...

3. Bill Rafferty

Actor | Mad City

Bill Rafferty was born on June 17, 1944 in Queens, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Mad City (1997), Nash Bridges (1996) and Texas (1980). He was married to Regina Miletic. He died on August 11, 2012 in San Rafael, California, USA.

4. Bruno S.

Actor | Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle

The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught ...

5. Clem Bevans

Actor | Harvey

Born in 1879, Clem Bevans spent most of his performing career on the stage. First appearing in 1900 in a vaudeville act with Grace Emmett as a boy and girl act, he would move on to burlesque and eventually make the move to Broadway and even opera productions. His first screen appearance did not ...

6. Eric Justen

Sound_department | Breaking Bad

Eric Justen graduated from Columbia College in Chicago, majoring in Sound. He married Cassandra Suarez, in Maui on May 21st, 2016. Eric worked at various studios before landing a position at Warner Brothers for the last nine years as a post-production rerecording mixer. He worked on more than 100 ...

7. Eugenio Polgovsky

Cinematographer | Tropico de cancer

Eugenio Polgovsky was born on June 29, 1977 in Mexico City, Mexico as Eugenio Gregorio Polgovsky Ezcurra. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Tropico de cancer (2004), Los herederos (2008) and Resurrección (2016). He died on August 11, 2017 in London, England.

8. George Furth

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

George Furth was born on December 14, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George Schweinfurth. He was an actor and writer, known for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Blazing Saddles (1974) and The Cannonball Run (1981). He died on August 11, 2008 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

9. Glenn Yarbrough

Soundtrack | Baby the Rain Must Fall

Glenn Yarbrough was born on January 12, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Robertson Yarbrough. He was married to Kathleen Pommer, Laurie Ann Poole, Ann Graves and Margaret (Peggy) Ellen Goodhart. He died on August 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

10. Henry Slate

Actor | Miss Sadie Thompson

Henry Slate was born on June 15, 1910 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Henry Sonken. He was an actor, known for Miss Sadie Thompson (1953), Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952) and You're in the Navy Now (1951). He died on August 11, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Howard Wendell

Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Howard Wendell was born on January 25, 1908 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Howard David Wendell. He was an actor, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Zorro (1957) and Screen Directors Playhouse (1955). He died on August 11, 1975 in Oregon City, Oregon, USA.

12. Jackson Pollock

Art_department | American Gothic

Jackson Pollock was born on January 28, 1912 in Cody, Wyoming, USA as Paul Jackson Pollock. He is known for his work on American Gothic (2016), Works of Calder (1950) and Jackson Pollock 51 (1951). He was married to Lee Krasner. He died on August 11, 1956 in Springs, New York, USA.

13. James Booth

Actor | Zulu

James Booth was born on December 19, 1927 in Croydon, Surrey, England as David Geeves-Booth. He was an actor and writer, known for Zulu (1964), American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990) and The Jazz Singer (1980). He was married to Paula Delaney. He died on August 11, 2005 in Hadleigh, Essex, ...

14. Jani Lane

Soundtrack | Rock of Ages

Jani Lane was born on February 1, 1964 in Akron, Ohio, USA as John Kennedy Oswald. He was married to Kimberly Nash, Rowanne Brewer and Bobbie Brown. He died on August 10, 2011 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

15. Louise Lorimer

Actress | Flying Cadets

Louise Lorimer was born on July 14, 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Flying Cadets (1941), Mister Cory (1957) and The Prowler (1951). She died on August 11, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts.

16. Maruja Gil Quesada

Actress | El túnel

Maruja Gil Quesada is an actress, known for The Tunnel (1952), Donde comienzan los pantanos (1952) and Soy del tiempo de Gardel (1954).

17. Mike Douglas

Actor | Cinderella

Mike Douglas was born on August 11, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michael Delaney Dowd. He was an actor, known for Cinderella (1950), The Mike Douglas Show (1961) and Bugsy (1991). He was married to Genevieve Purnell. He died on August 11, 2006 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA.

18. Murray Kinnell

Actor | The Public Enemy

Murray Kinnell was born on July 24, 1889 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Public Enemy (1931), The Three Musketeers (1935) and Charlie Chan in Paris (1935). He was married to Henrietta Goodwin. He died on August 11, 1954 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

19. Peggie Castle

Actress | I, the Jury

Tall, sultry, green-eyed blonde Peggie Castle was actually spotted by a talent scout while she was lunching in a Beverly Hills restaurant. In her films she was usually somebody's "woman" rather than a girlfriend, and her career was confined to mostly "B"-grade action pictures, dramas or westerns: ...

20. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

21. Phil Harris

Actor | The Jungle Book

A bandleader of the 1940s and a radio, film, and TV actor who always seemed to imply allegiance to the former Confederate States of America. Was a principal of long standing among the comedian Jack Benny's radio retinue, parlaying his popularity into his own radio series, in which his wife, Alice ...

22. Quela Fernandez

Actress | The Afterglow

Quela Fernandez was born in 1921 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Raquel Fernández. She was an actress, known for The Afterglow (2014), Igualita a mi (2010) and Lost Night Barcelona (2016). She died on August 31, 2016 in Buenos Aires.

23. Roberto Maidana

Actor | El centroforward murió al amanecer

Roberto Maidana is known for his work on That Forward Center Dies at Dawn (1961), Nuestras Islas Malvinas (1966) and La fiesta de todos (1979). He died on August 11, 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

24. Robin Williams

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...

25. Teresa Blasco

Actress | El hombre que debía una muerte

Teresa Blasco was born on April 26, 1931 in Chile. She was an actress, known for El hombre que debía una muerte (1955), The Best of the School (1953) and Mañana puedo morir (1979). She was married to Carlos Alberto Fra and Abel Santacruz. She died on August 11, 2006 in Buenos Aires, ...

26. Tom Drake

Actor | Meet Me in St. Louis

Tom Drake was an American actor with a relatively lengthy career. Drake was born in 1918, in Brooklyn, New York. His real name was Alfred Sinclair Alderdice. He was educated at the Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, New York, and Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania,

He started his...

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