Deaths: October 18

by bcampos862 | created - 11 Oct 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Brent Briscoe

Actor | A Simple Plan

After graduating from the University of Missouri, Brent Briscoe began his career as an apprentice at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre in 1985. Thereafter, he spent several years on the road, starring in the theatrical productions "Greater Tuna" and "A Tuna Christmas." In 1994, he switched gears ...

2. Al Lettieri

Actor | The Godfather

Menacing looking Italian American actor who developed into the quintessential on-screen hoodlum via several strong roles in key crime films of the early 1970s. Lettieri played the villain against some of Hollywood's biggest screen names including chasing Steve McQueen in The Getaway (1972), ...

3. Anthony Addabbo

Actor | All My Children

Although born in Florida, Anthony Addabbo was raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and attended Virginia Tech. His original plans were to become a tree surgeon in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He moved to New York when he was 21 to begin a modeling career. In 1987 he had his first role in a western, The...

4. David Lodge

Actor | The Return of the Pink Panther

David Lodge was born on August 19, 1921 in Strood, Kent, England as David William Frederick Lodge. He was an actor, known for The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), The Cockleshell Heroes (1955) and Lovely Couple (1979). He was married to Marilyn Garcia. He died on October 18, 2003 in Denville Hall...

5. Dee Dee Warwick

Soundtrack | Vinyl

Dee Dee Warwick was born on September 25, 1945 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She died on October 18, 2008 in New Jersey.

6. Eamonn Campbell

Composer | The Dubliners: 50 Years Celebration Concert in Dublin

Eamonn Campbell was born on November 29, 1946 in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. He was a composer and actor, known for The Dubliners: 50 Years Celebration Concert in Dublin (2012), Die Drehscheibe (1964) and The Dubliners Dublin (1988). He died on October 18, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

7. Eduardo D'Angelo

Actor | Los irrompibles

Eduardo D'Angelo was born on January 4, 1939 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Eduardo Luis D'Angelo Belsito. He was an actor and writer, known for Los irrompibles (1975), Eversmile, New Jersey (1989) and Los rapicómicos (1982). He died on October 18, 2014 in Montevideo.

8. Esma Cannon

Actress | The Rag Trade

Legendary Australian character actress of the British screen, Miss Cannon was without doubt one of the best scene stealing actresses.

Her pixie like looks and extraordinary facial expressions made her a true favourite of many a British movie.

Without her appearances in many a 'Carry On..' film in the...

9. Gwen Verdon

Actress | Cocoon

Gwen Verdon was born to the theater. Her mother, Gertrude, was a vaudevillian and dancer. Her father, Joseph, was an MGM studio electrician. She had to wear corrective boots as a child to straighten out her legs, which were misshapen by childhood illness. Nonetheless, she first appeared as a tapper...

10. Henry Travers

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

British-born Henry Travers was a veteran of the English stage before emigrating to the U.S. in 1917. He gained more stage experience there on Broadway working with the Theatre Guild, and began his long film career with Reunion in Vienna (1933). Travers' kindly, grandfatherly demeanor became ...

11. Isabel Salomon

Actress | Comandos azules en acción

Isabel Salomon was an actress and writer, known for Comandos azules en acción (1980), Lo que no vio de premios TV y novelas (2005) and Maru a la tarde (2001). She died on October 18, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

12. John Hollis

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

John Hollis was born on November 12, 1927 in Fulham, London, England as Bertie Wyn Hollis. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Flash Gordon (1980) and Superman II (1980). He was married to Sheila Forrester and Gabrielle Hamilton. He died on October 18, ...

13. Jon-Erik Hexum

Actor | Voyagers!

In the early 1980s, this ruggedly handsome young man of Norwegian parentage was seen as the "next big thing", and then suddenly he was dead from an accident via a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Hexum was born and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where he was a musically gifted student at school playing...

14. Judith Sulian

Actress | Se abre el abismo

Judith Sulian was born on May 13, 1920 as Amalia Judith Picozzi. She was an actress, known for Se abre el abismo (1945), The Lady of Death (1946) and Un atardecer de amor (1943). She died on October 18, 1991 in Madrid, Spain.

15. Julie London

Actress | Emergency!

Julie London was born Julie Peck on September 26, 1926 in Santa Rosa, California. She was an actress and sultry singer who starred in a number of movies in the 1940s and 1950s before beginning a popular singing career, but is probably best remembered for her role as Nurse Dixie McCall on Emergency!...

16. Kam Fong

Actor | Hawaii Five-O

The Asian-American actor Kam Fong, best known for his co-starring role as Chin Ho in the original Hawaii Five-O (1968) TV series, was born Kam Tong Chun on May 27, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (The name Fong was the result of a teacher incorrectly teaching him how to write his name. The name stuck and...

17. Kathryn Loder

Actress | Foxy Brown

Kathryn (Kay) Loder, grew up in Nebraska and Texas, the daughter of a drama professor and an elementary school principal. Her mother was Frances Loder, who taught theater at the University of Texas at Austen for many years. Her older brother was James Edwin Loder, a renowned theologian who taught ...

19. Mary Carver

Actress | Arachnophobia

Mary Carver was born on May 3, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mary Carvellas. She was an actress, known for Arachnophobia (1990), Simon & Simon (1981) and The Rockford Files (1974). She was married to Joseph Sargent. She died on October 18, 2013 in Woodland Hills, California.

20. Merula Salaman

Actress | Twelfth Night

Merula Salaman was born on October 16, 1914 in Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset, UK as Sylvia Merula Salaman. She was an actress, known for Twelfth Night (1939). She was married to Alec Guinness. She died on October 18, 2000 in Steep Marsh, Hampshire, England.

21. Paddi Edwards

Actress | Hercules

Paddi Edwards was born on March 8, 1931 in Bristol, England as Patricia Mary Ursula Edwards. She was an actress, known for Hercules (1997), The Little Mermaid (1989) and Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982). She died on October 18, 1999 in Encino, California, USA.

22. Phil Chess

Self | Rock & Roll

Phil Chess was born on March 27, 1921 in Motol, Poland as Fiszel Czyz. He was married to Sheva Jonesi. He died on October 18, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

23. Robert Eyer

Actor | The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

Robert Eyer was born on May 6, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Thomas Eyer. He was an actor, known for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960), Matinee Theatre (1955) and Back Street (1961). He died on October 18, 2005 in California.

24. Sylvia Kristel

Actress | The Concorde... Airport '79

Sylvia Kristel was born on September 28, 1952 in Utrecht, Netherlands. She first came to international attention in the early 1970s with Emmanuelle (1974) for director Just Jaeckin. Then two more sequels followed in which she also starred. Included in her credits are a long list of European films ...

25. Thomas A. Edison

Director | The Trick Cyclist

Thomas A. Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, USA as Thomas Alva Edison. He was a producer and director, known for The Trick Cyclist (1901), The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1914) and Bicycle Trick Riding, No. 2 (1899). He was married to Mina Miller and Mary Stilwell. He died on October ...

26. Tsuru Aoki

Actress | The Soul of Kura San

Born Aoki Tsuruko, Tsuru emigrated to the United States with her aunt and uncle, who were in the theatre business, in 1903 and found work on stage before moving to film. She had landed in Los Angeles, but soon moved to San Francisco and New York before returning to California. At a time when even ...

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