Deaths: September 26

by bcampos862 | created - 25 Sep 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Robert Palmer

Soundtrack | True Romance

Robert Palmer was born on January 19, 1949 in Batley, Yorkshire, England as Robert Allen Palmer. He was married to Susan Eileen Thatcher. He died on September 26, 2003 in Paris, France.

2. Anna Magnani

Actress | Roma città aperta

Anna Magnani was born in Rome, Italy (not in Egypt, as some biographies claim), on March 7, 1908. She was the illegitimate child of Marina Magnani and an unknown father, often said to be from Alexandria, Egypt, but whom Anna herself claimed was from the Calabria region of Italy although she never ...

3. Arthur Hunnicutt

Actor | El Dorado

Lean, tall American character actor Arthur Hunnicutt was known for playing humorously wise rural roles. He attended Arkansas State Teachers College in his native state, but was forced to drop out in his third year due to lack of funds. He joined a theatre company in Massachusetts, then migrated to ...

4. Baden Powell

Soundtrack | Closer

Baden Powell was born on August 6, 1937 in Varre-e-Sai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Roberto Baden Powell de Aquino. He was married to Silvia. He died on September 26, 2000 in Rio de Janeiro.

5. Barry Dennen

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Best known for his nearly 40-year association with the musical sensation "Jesus Christ Superstar," actor-singer-voice artist Barry Dennen has a multi-media resume.

Dennen was born in Chicago on February 22, 1938; his family moved to Los Angeles when he was a child. After graduating from UCLA (where ...

6. Béla Bartók

Soundtrack | The Shining

Born in Hungary in 1881, Bartok began his musical studies on the piano at age five. His mother was his first teacher; after his father died in 1888, the Bartok family moved to Nagyszolos, where Bela continued his piano studies and took up composition. At age eleven, he made his first public ...

7. Bernadette O'Farrell

Actress | The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan

Although often seen in the St. Trinian's movies, written by Sidney Gilliat and her husband, Frank Launder, it was her role as Maid Marian in the long-running Robin Hood series that catapulted her to stardom. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955) became one of the first British Television programs to ...

8. Bessie Smith

Soundtrack | Angel Heart

Bessie Smith was born on April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Elizabeth Smith. She was married to Jack Gee. She died on September 26, 1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA.

9. Betty Carter

Soundtrack | American Beauty

Betty Carter was born on May 16, 1929 in Flint, Michigan, USA as Lillie Mae Jones. She was married to James Redding. She died on September 26, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA.

10. Charles J. Correll

Actor | Check and Double Check

Charles J. Correll was born on February 2, 1890 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Charles James Correll. He was a writer and actor, known for Check and Double Check (1930), The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) and The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935). He was married to Alyce Mercedes McLaughlin (dancer). He died on ...

11. Cirio H. Santiago

Director | Water Lily

Producer/director Cirio H. Santiago is the son of Dr. Ciriaco Santiago, who founded Premiere Productions in Manila in 1946. He has two siblings. After starting out as a producer he started directing english-language movies in the early 70s. Santiago became one of the pioneers of the "Blaxploitation...

12. Digby Diehl

Writer | Santa Barbara

Digby Diehl was born on November 14, 1940 in Boonton, New Jersey, USA as Digby Robert Diehl. He was a writer, known for Santa Barbara (1984), Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (2000) and Showcase '68 (1968). He was married to Kay Beyer. He died on September 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California...

13. Eily Malyon

Actress | The Little Princess

Eily Malyon was born on October 30, 1879 in London, England as Eily S. Lees-Craston. She was an actress, known for The Little Princess (1939), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) and Kind Lady (1935). She died on September 26, 1961 in South Pasadena, California, USA.

14. Gloria Stuart

Actress | Titanic

Gloria Stuart was born on a dining room table on 4th Street in Santa Monica, California on July 4, 1910. Her early roles as a performing artist were in plays she produced in her home as a young girl. She was the star of her senior class play at Santa Monica High School in 1927. Attending the ...

15. Gregg Toland

Cinematographer | Citizen Kane

Born in Illinois in 1904, the only child of Jennie and Frank Toland, Gregg and his mother moved to California several years after his parents divorced in 1910. Through Jennie's work as a housekeeper for several people in the movie business, Gregg may had gotten a $12-a-week job at age 15 as an ...

16. Guillermo Battaglia

Actor | La bestia debe morir

Guillermo Battaglia was born on December 7, 1899 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for La bestia debe morir (1952), El regreso (1950) and La muerte camina en la lluvia (1948). He was married to Nora Cullen. He died on September 26, 1988 in Buenos Aires.

17. Helen Kane

Actress | Dangerous Nan McGrew

Lively childish leading lady on stage and films during the transition to sound. She began on stage at seventeen and went on to films in 1929. She made several early talkies at Paramount but her popularity soon waned.

18. Herschell Gordon Lewis

Director | This Stuff'll Kill Ya!

Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, ...

19. John Cromwell

Director | The Prisoner of Zenda

Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, OH. He made his Broadway debut on October 14, 1912, in Marian De Forest's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" at the Playhouse Theatre. The show was a hit, running for a total of 184 performances. Cromwell appeared ...

20. Johnny Lewis

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the middle of three siblings, Johnny began performing from the age of 5 at a small performing arts school, making his debut as a Chanukah candle.

Pursuing the acting profession, he appeared with success in many TV and film projects, handling both drama and...

21. Kveta Fialová

Actress | Adéla jeste nevecerela

Kveta Fialová was born on September 1, 1929 in Vel'ké Dravce, Czechoslovakia as Kvetoslava Fialová. She was an actress, known for Adele's Dinner (1978), Spring Waters (1968) and Straw Hat (1972). She was married to Pavel Hása and Jirí Joska. She died on September 26, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

22. Mario Montez

Actor | Lupe

Mario Montez was born on July 20, 1935 in Ponce, Puerto Rico as Rene Rivera. He was an actor, known for Lupe (1967), More Milk, Evette (1966) and Hedy (1966). He died on September 26, 2013 in Key West, Florida, USA.

23. M'el Dowd

Actress | F/X

M'el Dowd was born on February 2, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for F/X (1986), Law & Order (1990) and The Doctors (1963). She was married to Henri G. Eudes. She died on September 26, 2012 in Tarrytown, New York, USA.

24. Miguel Dante

Actor | Buenos Aires a la vista

Miguel Dante was an actor, known for Buenos Aires a la vista (1950), Demasiado jóvenes (1958) and La morocha (1958). He died on September 26, 2001.

25. Paquirri

Self | Esta noche... fiesta

Paquirri was born on March 5, 1948 in Zahara de los Atunes, Cádiz, Spain as Francisco Rivera Pérez. He was married to Isabel Pantoja and Carmen Ordóñez. He died on September 26, 1984 in Pozoblanco, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain.

26. Paul Newman

Actor | The Hustler

Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned...

27. Paul Rodriguez

Sound_department | Idiocracy

Rodriguez was a longtime board member for the Motion Picture Sound Editors MPSE organization and served eight years as its treasurer. He also produced MPSE's annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony.

28. Ray Kellogg

Actor | The F.B.I.

Ray Kellogg was born on November 12, 1919. He was an actor, known for The F.B.I. (1965), The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) and The Outer Limits (1963). He died on September 26, 1981 in Olympia, Washington, USA.

29. Richard Mulligan

Actor | Soap

Originally a student of playwriting at Columbia University, Richard Mulligan began his acting career in regional theater and soon after made his Broadway debut in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "All the Way Home". In addition to his continuing Broadway career, Mulligan has successfully transferred...

30. Robert Delpire

Producer | Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?

Robert Delpire was born on January 24, 1926 in Paris, France. He was a director and producer, known for Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966), The King of Ads (1991) and Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (1969). He was married to Sarah Moon. He died on September 26, 2017 in Paris.

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