Deaths: October 30

by bcampos862 | created - 24 Oct 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Tammy Grimes

Actress | The Last Unicorn

Slim, pixie-like, two-time Tony Award winner Tammy Grimes who put on marvelously quirky Cowardesque airs and captivated audiences with her inimitably throaty, raspy voice was actually not British but born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on January 30, 1934, the daughter of Eola Willard (née Niles), a ...

2. Al Molinaro

Actor | Get Smart

Albert was born on June 24, 1919 to Raffaele Molinaro and Teresa Marrone. His father was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to the US when he was 15 years old and worked as a water boy with a railroad crew going west from New York. He ended up in Kenosha Wisconsin where he met and married ...

3. Charlo

Producer | Pesadilla

Charlo was born on July 7, 1905 in Avestruz, La Pampa, Argentina as Carlos Pérez de la Riestra. He was an actor and composer, known for Pesadilla (1963), The Soul of the Accordion (1935) and Carnaval de antaño (1940). He was married to Sabina Olmos. He died on October 30, 1990 in Buenos ...

4. Clark Howat

Actor | Airport

Clark Howat was born on January 22, 1918 in Calaveras County, California, USA as John Clark Howat. He is known for his work on Airport (1970), The Giant Claw (1957) and The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956). He was married to Muriel Mansell. He died on October 30, 2009 in Arroyo Grande, California.

5. Claude Lévi-Strauss

Actor | Quelque part quelqu'un

Claude Lévi-Strauss was born on November 28, 1908 in Brussels, Belgium. He was an actor, known for Somewhere, Someone (1972), Monitor (1958) and Qu'avez vous fait de vos vingt ans? (1990). He was married to Monique Roman, Rose-Marie Ullmo and Dina Dreyfus. He died on October 30, 2009 in Paris, ...

6. Curly Putman

Soundtrack | Brokeback Mountain

Curly Putman was born on November 20, 1930 in Princeton, Alabama, USA as Claude Putman Jr. He was married to Bernice Soon. He died on October 30, 2016 in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA.

7. Daniel Viglietti

Composer | El gurí

Daniel Viglietti was born on July 24, 1939 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Daniel Alberto Viglietti Indart. He was a composer, known for El gurí (2015), Banda sonora (2007) and Me gustan los estudiantes (1968). He died on October 30, 2017 in Montevideo.

8. David José Kohon

Director | Tres veces Ana

David José Kohon was born on October 18, 1919 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a director and writer, known for Tres veces Ana (1961), Brief Heaven (1969) and Con alma y vida (1970). He died on October 30, 2004 in Buenos Aires.

9. Don Marshall

Actor | Terminal Island

Don Marshall's heyday was on the small screen in the 60's and 70's. The athletic and clean cut actor is best remembered as first officer and co-pilot Dan Erickson in Irwin Allen's ground-breaking science-fiction series Land of the Giants (1968). Having excelled at football, pole vaulting and other ...

10. Fred Beckey

Self | Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey

Fred Beckey was born on January 14, 1923 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Friedrich Wolfgang Beckey. He died on October 30, 2017 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

11. Harry Lauter

Actor | Escape from the Planet of the Apes

American character actor specializing in villainous roles. Born in White Plains, New York to Herman E. and Franceska Lauter, he was raised in Denver, Colorado. Although it has been suggested that he appeared briefly in a couple of films during the Thirties, his real movie career began in 1946. He ...

12. Jason Mizell

Soundtrack | Die Hard

Jason Mizell was born on January 21, 1965 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jason William Mizell. He was married to Terri Corley. He died on October 30, 2002 in Queens.

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13. Juan Antonio Bardem

Writer | Calle Mayor

Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.

14. Ju-hyuk Kim

Actor | Believer

Ju-hyuk Kim was born on October 3, 1972 in South Korea. He was an actor, known for Believer (2018), The Servant (2010) and My Wife Got Married (2008). He died on October 30, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.

15. Julien Duvivier

Writer | Le paquebot Tenacity

Revered by such legendary fellow directors as Ingmar Bergman and Jean Renoir, Julien Duvivier is one of the greatest figures in the history of French cinema and of world cinema in general. He is perhaps the most neglected of the "Big Five" of classic French cinema (the other four being Jean Renoir,...

16. June Duprez

Actress | And Then There Were None

Glamorous June Duprez was born in Teddington, England, during an air raid on May 14, 1918. Her father, Fred Duprez, was an American vaudevillian who found stage and film work in England. She herself picked up an interest in performing and eventually joined the Coventry Repertory Company to gather ...

17. Kirby Grant

Actor | Gunman's Code

As a child, Kirby received a scholarship to the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Kirby won the scholarship as a violinist and singer, but he also dabbled as a sculptor. He would play a violinist in the film, I Dream Too Much (1935), which starred Henry Fonda. While his movie career was ...

18. Leonard Termo

Actor | Ed Wood

Leonard Termo was born on March 6, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Ed Wood (1994), Godzilla (1998) and Ali (2001). He died on October 30, 2012 in Santa Clarita, California, USA.

19. Mario Gallo

Actor | Raging Bull

Mario Gallo was born on March 22, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Raging Bull (1980), King Kong (1976) and Delvecchio (1976). He died on October 30, 1984 in Ontario, California, USA.

20. Max Reinhardt

Director | Sumurûn

Max Reinhardt was from an Austrian merchant family (surname officially changed from the family name Goldmann to Reinhardt in 1904), and even as a boy, after his family moved to Vienna, he haunted the "Hofburg Theater" and tried to see every play. In 1890 he studied at the Sulkowsky Theater in ...

21. Michelle Triola

Actress | The Lustful Turk

Michelle Triola was born on November 13, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michelle Marie Triola. She is known for her work on The Lustful Turk (1968), Diagnosis Murder (1993) and The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards (1989). She was married to Skip Ward. She died on October 30, 2009 in ...

22. Noel Francis

Actress | Blonde Crazy

Pretty Noel Francis came to Hollywood after attracting the attention of Fox talent scouts and was signed to a contract in 1929. Born in Temple, Texas, she grew up in Dallas and had studied at Southern Methodist University and Columbia. Like so many other hopefuls who had little theatrical ...

23. Pedro Vargas

Soundtrack | Great Expectations

Pedro Vargas was born on April 29, 1904 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico as Pedro Vargas Mata. He was an actor, known for Great Expectations (1998), Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957) and Los tres bohemios (1957). He was married to María Teresa Campos de Vargas. He died on October ...

24. Peggy Ryan

Actress | Get Hep to Love

A vastly talented musical performer, Peggy Ryan found stardom dancing alongside partner Donald O'Connor as Universal's answer to Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. Paired up in many a low-budget WWII-era musical, she was best known for her dancing feet, but she was no slouch in the singing department ...

25. Pert Kelton

Actress | The Music Man

Vaudevillain, Broadway player and, for one decade from 1929, screen actress often in comedic roles. She also appeared in character parts in a handful of 60s films. She is memorable as the original - and the most believable - Alice Kramden, wife of Ralph Kramden (immortalized by Jackie Gleason), in ...

26. Pío Baroja

Writer | Al Hollywood madrileño

Pío Baroja was born on December 28, 1872 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Pío Baroja y Nessi. He was a writer and actor, known for Al Hollywood madrileño (1927), The Search (1966) and Zalacaín el aventurero (1955). He died on October 30, 1956 in Madrid, Spain.

27. Ramon Novarro

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ramon Novarro was born José Ramón Gil Samaniego on February 6, 1899 in Durango, Mexico, to Leonor (Gavilan) and Dr. Mariano N. Samaniego Siqueiros, a prosperous dentist. Ramon and his family moved to Los Angeles in 1913, as refugees from the Mexican Revolution. After stints as a ballet dancer, ...

28. Renée Asherson

Actress | The Others

A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television, Asherson was born Renée Ascherson in London (dropping the "c" early in her acting career), the younger daughter of Charles Ascherson, a businessman and bibliophile of German-Jewish extraction, and his second wife, Dorothy Wiseman, who...

29. Robert Goulet

Actor | The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Robert Gerard Goulet was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to a family of French-Canadian origin. He was the son of Jeanette (Gauthier) and Joseph Georges André Goulet. After hearing his son sing "Lead Kindly Light", in their church hall, his father told him, "I'm proud of you, son". A few weeks ...

30. Samuel Fuller

Writer | The Steel Helmet

At age 17, Samuel Fuller was the youngest reporter ever to be in charge of the events section of the New York Journal. After having participated in the European battle theater in World War II, he directed some minor action productions for which he mostly wrote the scripts himself and which he also ...

31. Steve Allen

Actor | The Player

Steve Allen was born on December 26, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen. He was married to Jayne Meadows and Dorothy Goodman. He died on October 30, 2000 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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