Deaths: October 28

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1. Porter Wagoner

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Porter Wagoner was born on August 12, 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA as Porter Wayne Wagoner. He was married to Ruth Olive Williams and Velma Johnson. He died on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

2. Alice Brady

Actress | My Man Godfrey

Alice Brady was born in New York City on November 2, 1892. She was interested in the stage from childhood, as her father was famed Broadway producer William A. Brady. After a few stage productions, Alice was discovered by movie producers in New York, since this was the film capital at the time. Her...

3. Augusto Bonardo

Actor | Buenos Aires, verano 1912

Augusto Bonardo was born on October 9, 1918 in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Buenos Aires, verano 1912 (1966), Ritmo nuevo y vieja ola (1965) and Poor Butterfly (1986). He died on October 28, 1995 in Buenos Aires.

4. Billy Mize

Soundtrack | The Graham Kennedy Show

Billy Mize was born on April 29, 1929 in Arkansas City, Kansas, USA as William Robert Mize. He died on October 28, 2017 in Bakersfield, California, USA.

5. Constance Dowling

Actress | Blind Spot

Constance Dowling was born on July 24, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Constance Smith. She was an actress, known for Blind Spot (1947), Gog (1954) and Knickerbocker Holiday (1944). She was married to Ivan Tors. She died on October 28, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

6. Geoffrey Unsworth

Cinematographer | Cabaret

Goeffrey Unsworth was one of the great cinematographers of the 20th Century, the winner of two Oscars, five BAFTA awards, and three awards from the British Society of Cinematographers for his work as a director of photography. Born in 1914 in Lancashire, England, Unsworth started in the industry in...

7. Gerard Kelly

Actor | The Camerons

Gerard Kelly was born on May 27, 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland as Paul Kelly. He was an actor and director, known for The Camerons (1979), Going Out (1981) and Juliet Bravo (1980). He died on October 28, 2010 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

8. James MacArthur

Actor | Hang 'Em High

In a career spanning more than four decades, James MacArthur developed a body of work which is wonderfully dynamic in both scope and range. Portraying everything from crazed killer to stalwart defender of law and order, frustrated teenager to cynical senior supervisor, he has appeared in numerous ...

9. José Gobello

Self | Los guardianes del ángel

José Gobello was born on September 26, 1919 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died on October 28, 2013 in Buenos Aires.

10. Leon Janney

Actor | Father's Son

Leon Janney was born on April 1, 1917 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Leon Ramon. He was an actor, known for Father's Son (1931), Stolen Paradise (1940) and The Last Mile (1959). He was married to Dorothy, Isabel K. Janney and Jessica Pepper. He died on October 28, 1980 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

11. Liam Redmond

Actor | Barry Lyndon

Born in Limerick on July 27, 1913, versatile Irish actor Liam Redmond was one of four children (the others were Thomas, Mary and Eileen), born to Thomas, a master carpenter who also taught woodworking, and Eileen Redmond, a homemaker. He received his early education at the Christian Brothers junior...

13. Merry Anders

Actress | Tickle Me

Merry Anders practically grew up in local bijous watching films and their accompanying stage shows with her movie-crazy mother and grandmother. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1949 and, while attending John Burroughs Junior High School, Anders made the acquaintance of Rita La Roy, an ...

14. Morey Amsterdam

Actor | The Dick Van Dyke Show

Born in Chicago, Morey Amsterdam started in vaudeville at the age of 14, as a straight man for his piano-playing brother. His father, a concert violinist who worked with the Chicago Opera and the San Francisco Symphony, wanted Morey to pursue a career in classical music but Morey had other plans. ...

15. Otto Messmer

Director | Felix in Hollywood

Cartoonist Otto Messmer was born in Union City (then known as West Hoboken), NJ, on Aug. 16, 1892. He showed an aptitude for drawing as early as grammar school, and his teachers encouraged him to follow that path. After graduating he took a correspondence course in art and attended the Thomas ...

16. Rafael Alberti

Writer | La dama duende

Rafael Alberti was born on December 16, 1902 in Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Rafael Alberti Merello. He was married to María Asunción Mateo and María Teresa León Goyri. He died on October 28, 1999 in Puerto de Santa María.

17. Robert Ellenstein

Actor | North by Northwest

The son of a Newark dentist, Robert Ellenstein grew up in that New Jersey city and saw his father go on to become its two-term mayor. He got his feet wet acting-wise prior to serving with the Air Corps during World War II; earning a Purple Heart during his service, he began acting, directing and ...

19. Sharon Holmes


Sharon Holmes was born on June 11, 1943 in Renton, Washington, USA as Sharon Gebenini. She is known for her work on Wonderland (2003), Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999) and The Challenge (1998). She was married to John Holmes. She died on October 28, 2012 in Haines, Oregon, USA.

20. Sylvia Fine

Soundtrack | The Five Pennies

Sylvia Fine was born on August 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was married to Danny Kaye. She died on October 28, 1991 in Manhattan, New York City.

21. Taylor Mitchell

Killed by Coyotes?

Taylor Josephine Stephanie Luciow became interested in performing by her mid teens and after graduating from the Etobicoke School of the Arts with a major in musical theatre deciding on a career as a singer and songwriter taking the surname Mitchell as her stage name. Mitchell had released a four ...

22. Tina Aumont

Actress | Texas Across the River

Tina Aumont was born on February 14, 1946 in Hollywood, California, USA as Maria Christina Aumont. She was an actress, known for Texas Across the River (1966), Man, Pride & Vengeance (1967) and Satyricon (1969). She was married to Jean-François Ferriol and Christian Marquand. She died on ...

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