Deaths: November 30

by bcampos862 | created - 20 Nov 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Jim Nabors

Actor | Gomer Pyle: USMC

Tall, spade-jawed, hopelessly genial balladeer/actor Jim Nabors was born in 1930 in Alabama and raised there, graduating from the University of Alabama. A typing clerk at the UN in his salad days, he eventually moved to Los Angeles due to his asthmatic condition and became a film cutter for NBC. ...

2. Alain Jessua

Writer | La vie à l'envers

Alain Jessua was born on January 16, 1932 in Paris, France as Alain Rene Sando Jessua. He was a writer and assistant director, known for Life Upside Down (1964), En toute innocence (1988) and Frankenstein 90 (1984). He was married to Anna Gaylor. He died on November 30, 2017 in Évreux, Eure, France.

3. Alfie Curtis

Actor | The Elephant Man

Alfie Curtis was born on July 28, 1930 in Stepney, London, England. Alfie began acting on various British television shows in 1973. With his tall (5'10"), burly build, intimidating presence, and rough face (the latter was the result of a terrible childhood accident), Curtis was especially memorable...

4. Alice Drummond

Actress | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Veteran character actress Alice Drummond was born May 21, 1928 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Sarah Irene (née Alker), a secretary, and Arthur Ruyter, an auto mechanic. She graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in 1950. She is best remembered as the frightened librarian at the beginning...

5. Ana Maria Nascimento e Silva

Actress | O Viajante

Ana Maria Nascimento e Silva was born on April 12, 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was an actress and producer, known for O Viajante (1998) and Summer Dream (1990). She was married to Paulo César Saraceni. She died on November 30, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro.

6. Bruce Yarnell

Actor | Irma la Douce

Bruce Yarnell was born on December 28, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bruce Altomari Yarnell. He was an actor, known for Irma la Douce (1963), The Legend of Robin Hood (1968) and Bonanza (1959). He was married to Joan Patenaude and Frances L. Chadwick. He died on November 30, 1973 in ...

7. Buck Jones

Actor | For the Service

Buck Jones was one of the greatest of the "B" western stars. Although born in Indiana, Jones reportedly (but disputedly) grew up on a ranch near Red Rock in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), and there learned the riding and shooting skills that would stand him in good stead as a hero of Westerns. He...

8. Carlos Hugo Christensen

Director | A Intrusa

Born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina in 1914, Carlos Hugo Christensen is considered one of the most prolific filmmakers in Latin American history.

A pioneer in the film industry, his love of literature combined with a forward-thinking attitude towards sexuality, resulted in a unique point of view ...

9. Chris Rebello

Actor | Jaws

Chris Rebello was born on August 8, 1963 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Jaws (1975). He was married to Lyn Wadsworth. He died on November 30, 2000 in Oak Bluffs.

10. Clifford David

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Clifford David was born on June 30, 1928 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Signs (2002) and Kinsey (2004). He died on November 30, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Earl Bellamy

Assistant_director | From Here to Eternity

Directed more than 1,600 episodes of television. Graduated from Hollywood High School in 1935 and got a job as a messenger at Columbia Studios, working his way up to second assistant director by 1939. Served in the U.S. Navy's photographic unit near the end of World War II.

12. Eric Thompson

Actor | Pollux et le chat bleu

Eric Thompson was born on November 9, 1929 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England as Eric Norman Thompson. He was an actor and writer, known for Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970), Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1965) and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970). He was married to Phyllida Law. He died on...

13. Ernst Lubitsch

Director | To Be or Not to Be

From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at ...

14. Evel Knievel

Actor | The Bionic Woman

Evel Knievel was born on October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA as Robert Craig Knievel. He is known for his work on The Bionic Woman (1976), Viva Knievel! (1977) and The Last of the Gladiators (1988). He was married to Krystal Kennedy-Knievel and Linda Knievel. He died on November 30, 2007 in ...

15. Fioravanti

Writer | Il bacio dell'Aurora

Fioravanti is a writer, known for Il bacio dell'Aurora (1953) and Ragged Football (1948).

16. Francis Picabia

Actor | Entr'acte

Francis Picabia, one of the founders of Dada movement who owned a massive collection of vintage cars and yachts, was known for his witty art, absurdist humour, and made innovative artworks that are now selling for as much as $1,600,000.

He was born François Marie Martinez Picabia on January 22, 1879...

17. Françoise Prévost

Actress | Payroll

Françoise Prévost was born on January 13, 1929 in Paris, France. She was an actress and writer, known for I Promised to Pay (1961), The Three Musketeers (1953) and The Condemned of Altona (1962). She died on November 30, 1997 in Paris.

18. Glyn Dearman

Actor | Scrooge

Glyn Dearman was born on December 30, 1939 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England as Glyn John Dearman. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1952) and Four Sided Triangle (1953). He was married to Susan MacDonald. He died on November 30, 1997 in ...

20. Heather North

Actress | Git!

Heather North was born on December 13, 1945 in Pasadena, California, USA as Heather May North. She was an actress, known for Git! (1965), Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010) and The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (1976). She was married to Wes Kenney. She died on November 29, 2017 in Studio City, ...

22. Hugo Cativa

Actor | El resultado del amor

Hugo Cativa was born in 1942 in Santiago del Estero, Argentina. He was an actor, known for El resultado del amor (2007) and El humor de Café Fashion (1999). He died on December 1, 2007 in Córdoba, Argentina.

23. Jean Kent

Actress | Caravan

Vivacious, hazel-eyed, strawberry-haired Jean Kent was a popular star of British films in the 1940's and early 50's. The daughter of variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre, she was convent-educated. By the age of ten, she accompanied her mother on tour, then spent several years in the ...

24. Jean Parker

Actress | The Gunfighter

Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green in 1915. Her father was Lewis Green, a gunsmith and hunter, and her mother was Pearl Melvina Burch (later known professionally as Mildred Brenner), one of 18 children of a pioneer family that came to Montana from Missouri and Iowa. Jean's maternal grandfather was...

25. Jorge Donn

Actor | Bhakti

Jorge Donn was born on February 28, 1947 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Bhakti (1970), Flesh Color (1978) and Romeo e Giulietta (1972). He died on November 30, 1992 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

26. Lionel Stander

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Lionel Stander, the movie character actor with the great gravelly voice, was born on January 11th, 1908 in The Bronx borough of New York City. Stander's acting career was derailed when he was blacklisted during the 1950s after being exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American ...

27. Mario Lozano

Actor | O Toque do Oboé

Mario Lozano was born on December 13, 1913 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Bartolomé Mariano Lozano. He was an actor, known for The Call of the Oboe (1998), Lindor Covas, el cimarrón (1963) and Si se calla el cantor (1973). He died on November 30, 2005 in Buenos Aires.

28. Martha Mansfield

Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stunning silent screen actress Martha Mansfield was a musical comedy star in New York City by the time she entered films in 1916 for Max Linder. Before long she advanced to second leads in features, including the role of Millicent Carew in the John Barrymore starrer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), ...

29. Mary Adams

Actress | Executive Suite

Mary Adams was born on June 27, 1910 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Mary Marguerite Adams. She was an actress, known for Executive Suite (1954), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) and Blood of Dracula (1957). She died on November 30, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Michael Witney

Actor | Star Trek

Michael Witney was born on November 21, 1931 in Ticonderoga, New York, USA as Whitney Michael Armstrong. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), Darling Lili (1970) and 'Doc' (1971). He was married to Twiggy and Donna (JoJo) Collette Bailey. He died on November 30, 1983 in New York City, New ...

31. Natacha Nohani

Actress | María de nadie

Natacha Nohani was born on September 14, 1940 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for María de nadie (1985), Alta comedia (1965) and Bianca (1980). She died on November 30, 2015 in Buenos Aires.

32. Nina Ricci

Costume_designer | Il magnifico cornuto

Nina Ricci was born on January 14, 1883 in Turin, Italy as Maria Nielli. She is known for her work on The Magnificent Cuckold (1964), Fine Manners (1978) and The Father of the Girl (1953). She died on November 30, 1970.

33. Oscar Wilde

Writer | The Picture of Dorian Gray

A gifted poet, playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th-century England. He was illustrious for preaching the importance of style in life and art, and of attacking Victorian narrow-mindedness.

Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1854. He studied at Trinity College in Dublin before ...

34. Paul Walker

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. He grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody, and sisters, Ashlie and Amie. Their parents, Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor, and Cheryl (Crabtree) Walker, a model, separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William ...

35. Philip Sterling

Actor | The Golden Girls

Philip Sterling made his Broadway debut in 1955 in the Cole Porter musical ''Silk Stockings.'' His most prominent role on Broadway was that of the adulterous father in Neil Simon's 1986 comedy ''Broadway Bound.'' He also appeared in Ron Cowen's ''Summertree'' and in Gore Vidal's ''An Evening With ...

36. Pío Caro Baroja

Director | El Greco en Toledo

Pío Caro Baroja was born on April 5, 1928 in Madrid, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for El Greco en Toledo (1959), Navarra, las cuatro estaciones (1972) and Cuentos y leyendas (1968). He died on November 30, 2015 in Malaga, Spain.

37. Robert H. Harris

Actor | Valley of the Dolls

Robert H. Harris was born on July 15, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert H. Hurwitz. He was an actor, known for Valley of the Dolls (1967), Mirage (1965) and Bundle of Joy (1956). He was married to Viola Harris and Louise Lewis. He died on November 30, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, ...

38. Ruth Clifford

Actress | The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

American actress, originally of leading roles, whose career lasted from silent days into the television era. A native of Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary's Seminary in Narragansett, Rhode Island, then, following her mother's death in 1911, came to Los Angeles as a teenager to live with her ...

39. Ted Sorel

Actor | From Beyond

Ted Sorel was born on November 14, 1936 in San Francisco, California, USA as Theodore Eliopoulos. He was an actor, known for From Beyond (1986), Network (1976) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). He was married to Jacqueline Coslow. He died on November 30, 2010 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

40. Terence Beesley

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Terence Beesley was an actor and writer. He was born in London to Irish parents and attended St Marylebone Grammar School before training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 1981 to 1984. Beesley was married to Ashley Jensen from 2007 until his death in 2017. They met while acting ...

41. Terence Rattigan

Writer | The Browning Version

Terence Mervyn Rattigan was born on June 10, 1911, in London, the son of a career diplomat and serial philanderer whose indiscretions resulted in his being cashiered by the Foreign Office. As a member of the lower upper-middle class in the inter-war period, the young Rattigan received a first-rate ...

42. Til Kiwe

Actor | The Great Escape

Til Kiwe did in real life what several actors played in The Great Escape. Kiwe was a German paratrooper officer, captured in North Africa in 1943, who made several escape attempts from an American POW camp in Colorado. Once, having dyed his uniform with brown vegetable juice, he made it as far as ...

43. Tiny Tim

Soundtrack | Insidious

Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his ...

44. Zeppo Marx

Actor | Duck Soup

The youngest of The Marx Brothers, Zeppo was put into the role of the straight man after his brother Gummo left the act. Zeppo also acted as an understudy to all three of his brothers, and he has been said to have played Grouchos part better than Groucho himself. After playing small parts in the ...



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