Deaths: October 10

by bcampos862 | created - 07 Oct 2017 | updated - 09 Oct 2018 | Public

1. Édith Piaf

Soundtrack | A Star Is Born

When one thinks of Edith Piaf, one thinks of love, sorrow and music. One did not breathe without the other two. Born in Paris practically on the streets on December 19, 1915, she struggled from day one, the daughter of street performers. The mother, a singer, eventually abandoned both Edith and her...

2. Alan Fudge

Actor | The Natural

Alan Fudge was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls, and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven.

Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He has ...

3. Alex Karras

Actor | Blazing Saddles

Alex Karras was born on July 15, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Alexander George Karras. He was an actor and producer, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Victor Victoria (1982) and Porky's (1981). He was married to Susan Clark and Ivalyn Joan Jurgensen. He died on October 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, ...

4. Basil Ruysdael

Actor | Broken Arrow

Basil Ruysdael was born on July 24, 1878 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Basil Spaulding Millspaugh. He was an actor, known for Broken Arrow (1950), Colorado Territory (1949) and Pinky (1949). He was married to Kathleen Dobbyn, Rose Swettenham and Eleanor Mason Manierre. He died on October 10, ...

5. Berton Churchill

Actor | Stagecoach

Berton Churchill was born on December 9, 1876 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Stagecoach (1939), The County Chairman (1935) and Sweethearts (1938). He was married to Harriet Gardner. He died on October 10, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.

6. Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Actor | General Spanky

Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas was born on March 12, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Thomas Jr. He was an actor, known for General Spanky (1936), Ye Olde Minstrels (1941) and Night 'n' Gales (1937). He died on October 10, 1980 in Los Angeles.

7. Bob Schiller

Writer | Maude

Bob Schiller was born on November 8, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA as Robert Achille Schiller. He is known for his work on Maude (1972), All in the Family (1971) and Flip (1970). He was married to Sabrina Scharf and Joyce Gloria Harris. He died on October 10, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, ...

8. Carlos Thompson

Actor | Herrin der Welt

Carlos Thompson was born on June 7, 1923 in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Argentina as Juan Carlos Mundin-Schaffter. He was an actor and director, known for Mistress of the World (1960), A Matter of Resistance (1966) and The Lady of the Camelias (1953). He was married to Lilli Palmer. He died on October 10, ...

9. Christopher Dark

Actor | World Without End

Christopher Dark was born on April 21, 1920 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Alfred Francis DeLeo. He was an actor, known for World Without End (1956), The Time Tunnel (1966) and The Rabbit Trap (1959). He was married to Eleanor Dark. He died on October 10, 1971 in Hollywood, Los ...

10. Christopher Reeve

Actor | Superman

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his ...

11. Cynthia Thompson

Actress | Camping del terrore

Cynthia Ann Thompson was a lovely, spunky and appealing blonde actress with long curly hair, a cute face, a shapely figure, and a wonderfully vivacious personality who alas only acted in a handful of enjoyable low-budget Grade B pictures in the 80s. She was born on June 24, 1959 in Santa Maria, ...

12. Eddie Cantor

Soundtrack | Kid Millions

Singer, songwriter ("Merrily We Roll Along"), comedian, author and actor, educated in public schools. He made his first public appearance in Vaudeville in 1907 at New York's Clinton Music Hall, then became a member of the Gus Edwards Gang, later touring vaudeville with Lila Lee as the team Cantor &...

13. Fred Graham

Actor | The Giant Gila Monster

Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to ...

14. Gonzalo Vega

Actor | Lo que importa es vivir

Gonzalo Vega was born on November 29, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gonzalo Agustín Vega y González. He was an actor, known for Lo que importa es vivir (1987), Las poquianchis (De los pormenores y otros sucedidos del dominio público que acontecieron a las hermanas de ...

15. Horacio Taicher

Actor | Gatica, el mono

Horacio Taicher was born in 1955 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Gatica, el mono (1993), El profesor Punk (1988) and Mesa de noticias (1983). He died on October 10, 1993 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

16. Jan Kuehnemund

Actress | Hardbodies

Jan Kuehnemund was born on November 18, 1953 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Janice Lynn Kuehnemund. She was an actress, known for Hardbodies (1984), Bad Business (1996) and Vixen: Edge of a Broken Heart (1988). She died on October 10, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

17. Jerry Belson

Writer | The Tracey Ullman Show

Jerry Belson was born on July 8, 1938 in El Centro, California, USA as Jerome Leon Belson. He was a writer and producer, known for The Tracey Ullman Show (1987), The Odd Couple (1970) and Always (1989). He was married to Jo Ann Harris and Viviann Flogell. He died on October 10, 2006 in Los Angeles,...

18. Joan Sutherland

Soundtrack | Spectre

Joan Sutherland was born on November 7, 1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Joan Alston Sutherland. She was an actress, known for Spectre (2015), Carlito's Way (1993) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977). She was married to Richard Bonynge. She died on October 10, 2010 in Montreux, ...

19. John Bindon

Actor | Get Carter

John Bindon was well-known in the 1960s and 1970s as an actor who specialised in playing violent thugs. Off-screen, he was notorious for his violent temper and his habit of provoking fights in pubs for no other reason than to prove what a "hard man" he was. He was a gangster who was an associate of...

21. Kumar Pallana

Actor | The Terminal

Kumar Pallana was born on December 23, 1918 in Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India as Kumar Vallabhdas Pallana. He was an actor, known for The Terminal (2004), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) and Bottle Rocket (1996). He was married to Ranjana Jethwa. He died on October 10, 2013 ...

22. Leo O'Brien

Actor | The Last Dragon

Leo O'Brien was born on November 12, 1970 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Dragon (1985), New Jack City (1991) and Chiefs (1983). He died on October 10, 2012 in Manhattan.

23. Luis Aguilé

Soundtrack | In America

Luis Aguilé was born on February 24, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Luis María Aguilera Picca. He died on October 10, 2009 in Madrid, Spain.

25. Orfilia Rico

Actress | Nobleza gaucha

Orfilia Rico was born on April 5, 1874 in Montevideo, Uruguay. She was an actress, known for Nobleza gaucha (1915) and 'Til After Her Death (1916). She died on October 10, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

26. Orson Welles

Actor | Citizen Kane

His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was six) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr. ...

27. Ralph Richardson

Actor | Doctor Zhivago

Sir Ralph Richardson was one of the greatest actors of the 20th Century English-language theater, ascending to the height of his profession in the mid-1930s when he became a star in London's West End. He became the first actor of his generation to be knighted. He became Sir Ralph in 1947, and was ...

28. Sean Lawlor

Actor | Braveheart

Sean Lawlor was born on January 25, 1954 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), In the Name of the Father (1993) and JAG (1995). He died on October 10, 2009 in Dublin.

30. Solomon Burke

Soundtrack | Unbreakable

Solomon Burke was born on March 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as James Soloman McDonald. He died on October 10, 2010 in Schiphol Airport, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

31. Stephen Gately

Soundtrack | Billy Elliot

Stephen Gately was born on March 17, 1976 in Dublin, Ireland as Stephen Patrick David Gately. He was married to Andrew Cowles. He died on October 10, 2009 in Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.

32. Teresa Graves

Actress | Get Christie Love!

Teresa Graves started her career as a singer with The Doodletown Pipers. She later turned to acting, appearing regularly on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) as the "Mod, Mod World" bikini girl in 1969 and 1970. She had supporting roles in several films during the 1970s, including Black Eye (...

33. Tony Michaels

Actor | I Love Lucy

Tony Michaels was born on August 10, 1919 in Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor, known for I Love Lucy (1951), Space Patrol (1950) and The Big Combo (1955). He died on October 10, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Victoria Horne

Actress | Harvey

Victoria Horne was born on November 1, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Harvey (1950), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) and The Crimson Key (1947). She was married to Jack Oakie. She died on October 10, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

35. Yul Brynner

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" ...



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