Deaths: September 16

by bcampos862 | created - 12 Sep 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Marc Bolan

Soundtrack | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Born on September 30, 1947 in London, England, Mark Bolan was always destined to be a star. Even as a teenager, he was already seeking fame. Well known as a sharp dresser, he was employed by a modeling agency and became a "John Temple Boy", wearing John Temple suits in their catalogs as well as ...

2. Aníbal Vinelli

Actor | Funes, un gran amor

Aníbal Vinelli worked at different newspapers and magazines as a movie critic, like "Clarín", "La Voz", "La Hoja", "Humor" and "Somos". He also worked at broadcastings as Radio El Mundo and Radio Continental, among others. He wrote "Guía para el lector de ciencia ficción" ("Science fiction reader ...

3. Brenda Lewis

Actress | NET Opera Theater

Brenda Lewis was born on March 2, 1921 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Birdie Solomon. She was an actress, known for NET Opera Theater (1967), Omnibus (1952) and Tonight on Broadway (1948). She was married to Benjamin Cooper and Simon Asen. She died on September 16, 2017 in Westport, ...

4. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

Self | Athens 2004 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi was born on December 9, 1920 in Livorno, Italy. He was married to Franca Pilla. He died on September 16, 2016 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

5. Carol White

Actress | Poor Cow

Carol White was born on April 1, 1943 in Hammersmith, London, England as Carole Joan White. She was an actress, known for Poor Cow (1967), The Avengers (1961) and Some Call It Loving (1973). She was married to Mike King, Mike Arnold and Stuart Lerner. She died on September 16, 1991 in Miami, ...

6. Constance Moore

Actress | Buck Rogers

Blonde singer/actress Constance Moore was a stylish, glamorous lead in many "B" war-era musicals. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, on January 18, 1920, she was raised in Dallas, Texas, and nurtured ambitions to be a singer. The one-time brunette with the rich contralto started out as a band vocalist prior...

7. Doris Day

Actress | Thou Shalt Not Kill

Doris Day was born on April 16, 1910 in Hempstead, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Thou Shalt Not Kill (1939), Federal Fugitives (1941) and Mr. Celebrity (1941). She died on September 16, 1998 in Huntington Beach, California, USA.

8. Edward Albee

Writer | A Delicate Balance

Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Edward Franklin Albee III. He was a writer, known for A Delicate Balance (1973), Nijinsky: Unfinished Project (1970) and National Theatre Live: Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2017). He died on ...

9. Gabe Rygaard

Self | Ax Men

Gabe Rygaard was born on August 3, 1971 in Port Angeles, Washington, USA. He was married to Katy. He died on September 16, 2016 in Port Angeles.

10. Gene Nelson

Actor | Tea for Two

Gene Nelson was barely a teen when he saw the Fred Astaire movie Flying Down to Rio (1933), which would change his life. It was then that he decided he would be a dancer. After graduating from high school, Nelson joined the Sonja Henie Ice Show and toured for 3 years before joining the Army in ...

11. Izora Rhodes-Armstead

Actress | The Weather Girls: Well-A-Wiggy

Izora Rhodes-Armstead is an American singer-songwriter. The duo, consisting of singers Izora Armstead and Martha Wash, originally served as Sylvester's backup singers. Later changing their name to The Two Tons and finally The Weather Girls, the duo reached their peak in popularity in 1982 with the ...

12. Jack Dodson

Actor | The Getaway

Jack Dodson was arguably best known for playing "Howard Sprague", the somewhat geeky county clerk on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). This amazingly funny character actor endeared himself to 60s and 70s audiences as the straight-laced "straight man" to the "comic idiot" character "Goober". He brought...

13. James Gregory

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

New York-born James Gregory gave up a career as a stockbroker for one as an actor, and began on the Broadway stage. He made his film debut in 1948. Gregory specialized in playing loud, brash, tough cops or businessmen. One of his better roles was as the detective out to get Capone in Al Capone (...

14. Jean Piaget

Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000

Jean Piaget was born on August 9, 1896 in Neuenburg, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976) and Apostrophes (1975). He died on September 16, 1980 in Geneva, Switzerland.

15. John Ingle

Actor | Heathers

John Ingle was born on May 7, 1928 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as John Houston Ingle. He was an actor, known for Heathers (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992) and General Hospital (1963). He was married to Grace-Lynne Martin. He died on September 16, 2012 in Altadena, California, USA.

16. Kim Hamilton

Actress | The Guiding Light

Kim Hamilton was born on September 12, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dorothy May Aiken. She was an actress, known for Guiding Light (1952), Body and Soul (1981) and Checkmate (1960). She was married to Werner Klemperer and Robert Henry Hamilton. She died on September 16, 2013 in Los ...

17. Mac Curtis

Actor | Don't Let Go

Mac Curtis was born on January 16, 1939 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Don't Let Go (2002). He died on September 16, 2013 in Weatherford, Texas.

18. Marcelo Rezende

Producer | Linha Direta

Marcelo Rezende was born on November 12, 1951 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marcelo Luiz Rezende Fernandes. He was a producer, known for Hot Line (1999), Tribunal Na TV (2010) and Domingo Espetacular (2004). He died on September 16, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

19. Maria Callas

Soundtrack | Ghost in the Shell

This volatile opera diva was born in New York City to Greek émigrés in 1923. Her father set up a pharmacy and changed the family name from Kalogeropoulos to Callas. As a child Maria studied the piano. When her parents separated (she was 14 at the time), her mother returned to Athens with Maria and ...

20. Mary Allin Travers

Writer | Mary: Rhymes and Reasons

Mary Allin Travers was born on November 7, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She was a writer, known for Mary: Rhymes and Reasons (1972), Ready, Steady, Go! (1963) and The Andy Williams Show (1962). She was married to Ethan Robbins, Gerald L. Taylor, Barry Feinstein and John Filler. She died on ...

21. Norman Whitfield

Soundtrack | Car Wash

Music producer, arranger, and songwriter Norman Jessie Whitfield was born on May 12, 1941 in New York City. A native of Harlem, Whitfield spent his early teen years hanging out in local pool halls. Norman moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan when he was in his late teens. At age 18 he wrote ...

22. Patsy Swayze

Urban Cowboy

Patsy Swayze was born on February 7, 1927 in Harris County, Texas, USA as Yvonne Helen Karnes. She is known for her work on Urban Cowboy (1980), Hope Floats (1998) and Letters from a Killer (1998). She was married to Jesse Wayne Swayze. She died on September 16, 2013 in Simi Valley, California, USA.

23. Pedro de Cordoba

Actor | My Favorite Wife

Although many people are under the impression that Pedro de Cordoba was Mexican, his mother was French and his father was Cuban, and he was born in New York City. De Cordoba's career began in silent films, where he established himself as a solid character actor, and his career carried over into ...

24. Penny Chenery


Penny Chenery was born on January 27, 1922 in New Rochelle, New York, USA as Helen Bates Chenery. She was an actress and producer, known for Secretariat (2010), Penny & Red: The Life of Secretariat's Owner (2013) and Secretariat's Jockey: Ron Turcotte (2013). She was married to John Bayard ...

25. Ralph Moody

Actor | Get Smart

Ralph Moody was born on November 5, 1886 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Ralph Roy Moody, the oldest son of Franklin Jerome Moody and Ida M. Hicklin. His introduction to show business was first as an actor on the stage in pre-radio days and then as a radio personality. His first acting role was in ...

26. Samuel Z. Arkoff

Dressed to Kill

By the early 1950s, future movie mogul Samuel Z. Arkoff was a brash 30-ish lawyer scratching out a living by representing his in-laws and the Hollywood fringe, which included many of now infamous director/angora-clad transvestite Edward D. Wood Jr.'s social circle. As a shark, Arkoff was physically...

27. Sheb Wooley

Actor | Rawhide

American character actor in many Westerns, Sheb Wooley was also a figure in country-western music. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he spent his youth as a cowhand. His musical ability led to radio and subsequently film work. He played minor supporting roles for a dozen years starting in 1950, ...

28. Tarik Akan

Actor | Üçüncü göz

Tarik Akan's real name is Tarik Üregül and he was born in Istanbul in 1949 and grew up in the other parts of Turkey because of his father's job. His father was a colonel. Before he started his acting career he worked as a lifeguard on the beaches, rented boats to people... He also went on going to ...

29. Todd Kimsey

Actor | Planet of the Apes

Todd Grant Kimsey was born in Athens, GA. Todd attended high school in Athens with noted character actor, Jasper Cole. After attending Davidson College and Florida State University, Todd was an intern for the Burt Reynolds Theater in Florida. He then went on to work as an actor and dance in New ...

30. Tony Martinez

Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock

Tony Martinez was born on January 27, 1920 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was an actor, known for Rock Around the Clock (1956), The Naked Dawn (1955) and The Real McCoys (1957). He was married to Myra. He died on September 16, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

31. Víctor Jara

Soundtrack | The 33

Víctor Jara was born on September 28, 1932 in Chillán, Chile as Víctor Jara Martínez. He was married to Joan Jara. He died on September 15, 1973 in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile.

32. W.P. Kinsella

Writer | Field of Dreams

His father played minor league baseball, and he played sandlot ball in Edmonton, Alberta.

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