Deaths: November 28

by bcampos862 | created - 20 Nov 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Writer | El Chavo del Ocho

Roberto Gomez Bolaños more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito, or "Little Shakespeare" was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is widely regarded as the most important Latin and Spanish-language humorist of all ...

2. Alfonso De Grazia

Actor | Me llaman Gorrión

Died after watching a soccer match of his beloved team, Boca Juniors against Spain's Real Madrid played in Tokio for the Intercontinental Cup. As Boca Juniors won the match he suffered a strong emotional shock that provoked the attack and died after the match.

3. André Morell

Actor | Ben-Hur

André Morell was born on August 20, 1909 in St. Pancras, London, England as Cecil André Mesritz. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur (1959), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and The Message (1976). He was married to Joan Greenwood. He died on November 28, 1978 in London.

4. Bethel Leslie

Actress | The Richard Boone Show

The daughter of a well-to-do attorney and a socialite, Bethel Leslie was born on August 3, 1929, in New York City. Ms. Leslie was a 15-year-old student at the Brearley School on the Upper East Side when she was discovered by the legendary producer George Abbott, for the Broadway play "Snafu" in ...

5. Christopher George

Actor | The Rat Patrol

Solidly built, boyishly handsome American leading-man, Christopher George was the son of Greek immigrants. Weaned on stories of the legendary Greek heroes, George and his brother Nick (later a prominent fashion photographer) both quit high school to join the Marines. Completing his education after ...

6. Danny Wells

Actor | Magnolia

Danny Wells was born on April 7, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Jack Westelman. He was an actor and composer, known for Magnolia (1999), The Last Kiss (2006) and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989). He died on November 28, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

7. Doug Lennox

Actor | X-Men

Doug Lennox was born on January 21, 1938 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada as Douglas Joseph Lennox. He was an actor, known for X-Men (2000), Lars and the Real Girl (2007) and Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002). He died on November 28, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.

8. Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi was born on September 29, 1901 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was married to Laura Capon. He died on November 28, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

9. Garry Moore

Actor | It Happened to Jane

Garry Moore was born on January 31, 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Garrison Morfit. He was an actor, known for It Happened to Jane (1959), Fireside Theatre (1949) and I've Got a Secret (1952). He was married to Mary Elizabeth Knoernschild deChant and Eleanor Borum Little. He died on ...

10. Georges Marchal

Actor | Belle de jour

Georges Marchal was one of the most important lead actors in French cinema in the '50s, together with Jean Marais. He was the lead in various costume dramas and swashbuckling films before taking part in some of the films of Luis Buñuel, a close friend of his. He retired in 1989.

11. Grant Tinker

Producer | Going Places

Grant Tinker was born on January 11, 1926 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Grant Almerin Tinker. He was a producer, known for Going Places (1973), Great Television Moments: What We Watched (1993) and Time Machine (1991). He was married to Brooke Knapp, Mary Tyler Moore and Ruth Prince Byerly. He ...

12. Gregg Barton

Actor | Tripoli

Gregg Barton was born on June 5, 1912 in Long Island City, New York, USA as Harold Wilsea Barker. He was an actor, known for Tripoli (1950), Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955) and The Gunman (1952). He was married to Bonita Cooper and Helen Norris. He died on November 28, 2000 in Fallbrook, ...

13. Jeanne Bates

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and ...

14. Jeffrey Dahmer

Self | Serious Serial Killers

One of the nation's most notorious serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer was born and raised in Bath Township, Ohio, a middle-class suburb of Akron. Much has been made of his childhood tendencies - including cases of cruelty to animals - but to outward appearances, at least, he seemed to be a normal child...

15. Johnnie Davis

Actor | Cowboy from Brooklyn

Johnnie Davis was born on May 11, 1910 in Brazil, Indiana, USA as John Gustave Davis. He was an actor, known for Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938), Garden of the Moon (1938) and Hollywood Ending (2002). He died on November 28, 1983 in Pecos, Texas, USA.

16. Karyn Kupcinet

Actress | The Little Shop of Horrors

Karyn Kupcinet was born on March 6, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Roberta Lynn Kupcinet. She was an actress, known for The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), The Gertrude Berg Show (1961) and Hawaiian Eye (1959). She died on November 28, 1963 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

17. Kenneth Connor

Actor | Carry On Cleo

The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer...

18. Keo Woolford

Actor | The Haumana

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Keo has starred as the King of Siam in a revival of The King and I at the London Palladium in London's West End, playing over 350 performances opposite Elaine Paige and Josie Lawrence. In New York City and Los Angeles, he appeared in numerous productions, ...

19. Leslie Nielsen

Actor | Airplane!

Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of ...

21. Marc Lawrence

Actor | The Man with the Golden Gun

American character actor who specialized in underworld types, despite a far greater range. A native of the Bronx, Lawrence participated in plays in school, then attended the City College of New York. In 1930, he was accepted into Eva Le Gallienne's company, where he became friendly with another ...

22. Marjorie Lord

Actress | The Adventures of Smilin' Jack

Poised and lovely Marjorie Lord started her long and varied career on the Broadway stage and in "B" films as a sweet-natured ingénue.

Lord was born Marjorie F. Wollenberg in 1918 in San Francisco, California, to Lillian Rosalie (Edgar) and George Charles Wollenberg. Her family transported themselves...

23. Patrícia Gabancho

Self | Actors en primer pla

Patrícia Gabancho was born on September 29, 1952 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Patrícia Gabancho i Ghielmetti. She died on November 28, 2017 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

24. Rosalind Russell

Actress | His Girl Friday

The middle of seven children, she was named, not for the heroine of "As You Like It" but for the S.S. Rosalind on which her parents had sailed, at the suggestion of her father, a successful lawyer.

After receiving a Catholic school education, she went to the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New ...

25. Shadia

Actress | Shati el zekriat

Shadia was born on February 8, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatima Ahmed Kamal Shaker. She is known for her work on The Shore of Memories (1955), Wakeful Eyes (1956) and My Wife, the Director General (1966). She was married to Salah Zulfakar, Aziz Fathi and Imad Hamdi. She died on November 28, 2017 in ...

26. Tamara De Treaux

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Tamara De Treaux was born on October 21, 1959 in California, USA as Tamara Detro. She is known for her work on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Ghoulies (1984) and Ted & Venus (1991). She died on November 28, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.

27. Terry Lester

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Terry began his acting career while in the Army, and upon completing his service, decided to move to Hollywood to pursue acting. A multi-talented star, he had no problem finding work with his acting, singing and piano playing. After a few bit parts, he found a starring role on Ark II, and was soon ...

28. Trevor Bardette

Actor | Sundown in Santa Fe

Wavy-haired, articulate, quietly-spoken Bardette was one of Hollywood's archetypal villains of westerns and cliffhanger serials. He initially aspired to become a mechanical engineer after graduating from Oregon State University in June 1925. However, by the late 1920's, he had changed his name from...

29. Van Williams

Actor | The Green Hornet

You could shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there between the other tall, dark and drop-jaw gorgeous heartthrobs Tom Tryon and John Gavin of the late 1950s/early 1960s who conveyed a similar bland, heroic image. All three were too often given colorless heroes to play on film and/or TV -- roles ...



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