Deaths: September 25

by bcampos862 | created - 24 Sep 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Don Adams

Actor | Get Smart

Don Adams was born in New York, to a father of Hungarian Jewish descent, and a mother of German and Irish ancestry. He had a sister, Gloria, and a brother, Dick Yarmy. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II and contracted malaria during the fighting on Guadalcanal island. After the war he ...

2. Alex Montoya

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Alex Montoya was born on October 19, 1907 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) and Soldiers of Fortune (1955). He died on September 25, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. Alicia de Larrocha

Soundtrack | Crimes and Misdemeanors

Alicia de Larrocha was born on May 23, 1923 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Alicia de Larrocha de la Calle. She was married to Juan Torra. She died on September 25, 2009 in Barcelona.

4. Andy Williams

Soundtrack | Lord of War

The extraordinary, easy-listening crooning talents of Andy Williams were first unveiled when he was 8 years old and inducted into the Williams Brothers Quartet as its youngest member. Born in Wall Lake, Iowa on December 3, 1927, Andy started singing with his three older brothers (Bob Williams, Dick...

5. Arnold Palmer

Actor | Return to Campus

Arnold Palmer was born on September 10, 1929 in Youngstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Arnold Daniel Palmer. He was an actor, known for Return to Campus (1975), Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (1962) and Coach of the Year (1980). He was married to Kathleen Gawthrop and Winifred Walzer. He died on...

6. Art Gilmore

Actor | Highway Patrol

Art Gilmore was born on March 18, 1912 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Arthur Wells Gilmore. He is known for his work on Highway Patrol (1955), Dragnet (1951) and Dragnet 1967 (1967). He was married to Grace Gilmore. He died on September 25, 2010 in Irvine, California, USA.

7. Bobby Knutt

Actor | Jake's Progress

Bobby Knutt was born on November 25, 1945 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Robert Andrew Wass. He was an actor, known for Jake's Progress (1995), Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996) and How We Used to Live (1968). He was married to Donna Hartley. He died on September 25, 2017 in France.

8. Dolores Michaels

Actress | Warlock

Dolores Michaels was born on January 30, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Dolores Rae Michaels. She was an actress, known for Warlock (1959), Battle at Bloody Beach (1961) and The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958). She was married to Bernard Woolfe and Maurice Martine. She died on September 25,...

9. Elizabeth Dawn

Actress | Coronation Street

Sylvia Butterfield MBE, known professionally as Elizabeth Dawn or Liz Dawn, is an English actress, best known for her role as Vera Duckworth in the long-running British soap opera, Coronation Street. First starting on the serial in 1974, she had more of a recurring role as a factory worker until ...

10. Francis De Sales

Actor | Two Faces West

Francis De Sales was born on March 23, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Two Faces West (1960), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Mr. & Mrs. North (1952). He died on September 25, 1988 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Frank Fay

Actor | God's Gift to Women

Frank Fay was born on November 17, 1891 in San Francisco, California, USA as Francis Anthony Donner. He was an actor, known for God's Gift to Women (1931), The Matrimonial Bed (1930) and Nothing Sacred (1937). He was married to Barbara Stanwyck, Gladys Buchanan, Betty Kean and Frances White. He ...

12. George Plimpton

Actor | Good Will Hunting

George Plimpton was born on March 18, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as George Ames Plimpton. He was an actor and writer, known for Good Will Hunting (1997), Nixon (1995) and L.A. Story (1991). He was married to Sara Whitehead Dudley and Freddy Medora Espy. He died on September 26, 2003 in ...

13. Gérard Palaprat

Actor | Trans-Europ-Express

Gérard Palaprat was born on June 12, 1950 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Trans-Europ-Express (1966), Vidocq (1967) and Top à... (1972). He was married to Guylaine. He died on September 25, 2017 in Beauvoir-sur-Niort, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.

14. Helen Broderick

Actress | Swing Time

Helen Broderick was a deliciously funny character comedienne with vaudeville and stage experience, a close friend of Jeanne Eagels. The story goes that, at the age of 14, she ran away from home because her mother (who featured in operatic comedy) was totally obsessed by the theatre. Ironically, all...

15. Jan Tríska

Actor | Ronin

Jan Tríska was born on November 4, 1936 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor, known for Ronin (1998), Apt Pupil (1998) and The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996). He was married to Karla Chadimová. He died on September 25, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

16. Jean Shepard

Soundtrack | Opry Video Classics: Queens

Jean Shepard was born on November 21, 1933 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, USA as Ollie Imogene Shepard. She was married to Benny Howard Birchfield II and Harold Hawkshaw Hawkins. She died on September 25, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

17. John Bonham

Soundtrack | The Song Remains the Same

John Bonham is still regularly voted in polls as the greatest and most influential rock drummer of all time, an opinion which has also been expressed by the likes of Roger Taylor of Queen, Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

He started playing drums at the age of five ...

19. Kashif

Soundtrack | Brenda Starr

Kashif, artist/producer CEO, Founder and Creative Director Music Business 411

From his teenage years as a member of the '70s seminal funk band B.T. Express, through his award-winning albums as a solo artist and his hit-making productions with such major artists as Whitney Houston, George Benson, Al ...

20. Kent Lipham

Actor | No Retreat, No Surrender

Kent Lipham was born to Jimmy and Nancy Lipham in 1961. He has a younger brother named Jamie. Around the age of sixteen, fearing he was becoming agoraphobic his mother insisted Kent join a club. Not being very smart, athletic, or crafty the drama club seemed perfect for him. The roar of the grease ...

21. Lani O'Grady

Actress | Eight Is Enough

Although Lani O'Grady retired from acting in the '80s to become a talent agent like her mother, she had long secured her place in the TV Land pantheon as Mary, the brainiac wannabe doctor in Eight Is Enough (1977)'s expansive Bradford brood. The dramedy, starring Dick Van Patten as a newspaper ...

22. Laura Waterbury

Actress | Better Off Dead...

Laura Waterbury was born on March 12, 1947 in Bedford, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Better Off Dead... (1985), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) and Summer School (1987). She died on September 25, 2013 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

23. Lewis Milestone

Director | All Quiet on the Western Front

Lewis Milestone, a clothing manufacturer's son, was born in Bessarabia (now Moldova), raised in Odessa (Ukraine) and educated in Belgium and Berlin (where he studied engineering). He was fluent in both German and Russian and an avid reader. Milestone had an affinity for the theatre from an early ...

24. Mary Astor

Actress | The Maltese Falcon

Mary Astor was born, Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke, on May 3, 1906 in Quincy, Illinois to a German immigrant father, Otto Ludwig Langhanke, and an American mother from Illinois, Helen Marie Vasconcellos, of Portuguese and Irish ancestry. Her parents were very ambitious for her as they recognized ...

25. Tim Quill

Actor | Hamburger Hill

Tim Quill was born on October 18, 1962 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Timothy Joseph Quill. He was an actor and producer, known for Hamburger Hill (1987), Argo (2012) and Hiding Out (1987). He was married to Lisa Jo Casanova Quill. He died on September 25, 2017 in Monmouth, New Jersey, USA.

26. Anthony Booth

Actor | Till Death Us Do Part

Anthony Booth was born on October 9, 1931 in Liverpool, England as Anthony George Booth. He was an actor, known for Till Death Us Do Part (1965), Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Stephanie Buckley, Nancy Jaeger, Patricia Phoenix and Gale Booth. He ...

Tony Booth

27. Walter Pidgeon

Actor | Forbidden Planet

Walter Pidgeon, a handsome, tall and dark-haired man, began his career studying voice at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He then did theater, mainly stage musicals. He went to Hollywood in the early 1920s, where he made silent films, including Mannequin (1926) and Sumuru (1927). ...



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