celebrities who died in 2019by thomaslevesque1992 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
1. Bob Einstein
Writer | Super Dave
Bob Einstein was born on November 20, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Stewart Robert Einstein. He was a writer and actor, known for Super Dave (1987), Bizarre (1980) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). He was married to Roberta Marie Smith and Cathy Maureen Kilpatrick. He died on January 2, ...
3. Sylvia Chase
Self | 20/20
Sylvia Chase was born on February 23, 1938 in Northfield, Minnesota, USA as Sylvia Belle Chase. She was an actress, known for 20/20 (1978), Hopkins 24/7 (2000) and Now (2002). She was married to Robert Rosenstone. She died on January 3, 2019 in Marin County, California, USA.
Actress | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lovely, buxom, and vivacious blonde bombshell Louisa Moritz was born as Luisa Cira Castro Netto on September 25, 1936 in Havana, Cuba. Many members of Louisa's family which include her father Luis, sister Aurora, and her older brother Rafael all worked in the law profession. Moritz left Cuba and ...
7. Verna Bloom
Actress | National Lampoon's Animal House
Verna Bloom was born on August 7, 1938 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA as Verna Frances Bloom. She was an actress, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and High Plains Drifter (1973). She was married to Jay Cocks and Richard Collier. She died on January...
Actor | Cinco días sin Nora
Fernando Luján was born on August 23, 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia as Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz. He was an actor and writer, known for Nora's Will (2008), The Last Call (2013) and ¿Qué haremos con papá? (1966). He was married to Martha Mariana Castro. He died on January 11, 2019 ...
Actress | Kimi no na wa.
Ichihara Setsuko (real name: Shiomi Satoshi) died in the early hours of 13.01.2019 at age 82 in Tokyo, Japan due to heart failure. She had outlived her husband and had no children. She had been ill and hospitalized, but discharged on the 30th of December allowing her to spend New Year's at home. ...
11. Carol Channing
Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie
Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in...
Make_up_department | Forrest Gump
Daniel C. Striepeke was born on October 8, 1930 in Sonoma County, California, USA as Daniel Charles Striepeke. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Cast Away (2000) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). He was married to Sherry Sexton. He died in January 2019 in West Los Angeles, California.
14. Andrew G. Vajna
Producer | Evita
Andy Vajna was born in Budapest. In 1956 at the age of 12, he fled from Hungary and with the support of Red Cross he made his way alone to Canada. Vajna launched his career in the entertainment industry with his purchase of motion picture theaters in the Far East. He founded Panasia Films Limited ...
15. Kaye Ballard
Actress | The Girl Most Likely
Singing funny girl Kaye Ballard was born to perform...and perform she did, in a career spanning eight decades. With a strong comedy background and tunnel mouth to rival Martha Raye, the broad and bouncy trouper drew laughs on the musical stage, in night clubs, in recordings and on TV. As the ...
16. James Frawley
Director | The Muppet Movie
James Frawley was born on September 29, 1936 in Houston, Texas, USA as James Joseph Frawley. He was a director and producer, known for The Muppet Movie (1979), The Big Bus (1976) and The Monkees (1966). He was married to Cynthia Margaret. He died on January 22, 2019 in Indian Wells, California, USA.
18. James Ingram
Soundtrack | Junior
As a sophomore at the University of Akron, he left town to come to Los Angeles with his band, Revelation Funk. The band broke up shortly after arriving in L.A. Shortly afterward, Ingram started working with Ray Charles as a piano player.
After Quincy Jones heard James Ingram's voice on "Just Once," ...
19. Dick Miller
Actor | The Terminator
Born in the Bronx, New York to Russian Jewish immigrant parents (Isidor "Ira" and Rita Blucher Miller), Richard Miller served in the U.S. Navy for a few years and earned a prize title as a middleweight boxer. He settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, where he was noticed by producer/director ...
21. Julie Adams
Actress | Creature from the Black Lagoon
Betty May Adams was the daughter of a travelling Iowa cotton buyer with a penchant for alcohol. Growing up in Arkansas, Betty expressed an early interest in acting and made her performing debut in a third grade play of "Hansel and Gretel". Beautiful, talented and determined, the freshly minted '...
23. Albert Finney
Actor | Erin Brockovich
The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...
Actor | The Godfather: Part II
Carmen Argenziano was born on October 27, 1943 in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania. He is an actor. known for his work on hundreds of films and TV series throughout his fifty year career. He was in The Accused (1988), Stand and Deliver (1988), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Identity (2003), and many more,...
26. Bruno Ganz
Actor | Der Untergang
Bruno Ganz was an acclaimed Swiss actor who was a prominent figure in German language film and television for over fifty years. He is internationally renowned for portraying Adolf Hitler in the Academy Award-nominated film Downfall (2004).
Ganz was born in Zürich, to a Swiss mechanic father and a ...
29. Vinny Vella
Actor | Casino
Vinny Vella was born on January 11, 1947 in Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, USA as Vincent Frank Vella. He is known for his work on Casino (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) and Find Me Guilty (2006). He was married to Margaret Ann Hernandez. He died on February 20, 2019 ...
30. Beverley Owen
Actress | Bullet for a Badman
Beverley Owen was born Beverley Ogg in Ottumwa, Iowa, on Thursday, May 13th, 1937. In high school and college, she was always doing television, theatre, and radio programs. She then moved to New York to pursue an acting career after graduating from the University of Michigan. She was fired many a ...
31. Stanley Donen
Director | Charade
Inspired by Fred Astaire's dancing in Flying Down to Rio (1933), Stanley Donen (pronounced 'Dawn-en') attended dance classes from the age of ten. He later recalled that the only thing he wanted to be was a tap dancer.
He was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Helen Pauline (Cohen) and Mordecai ...
32. Morgan Woodward
Actor | Cool Hand Luke
Craggy-faced, athletic veteran character actor who played hard-bitten or menacing types in numerous westerns and crime dramas. One of five brothers, Woodward grew up in Arlington, Texas. He had a keen interest in aviation early on and took flying lessons from 1941, getting his pilot's license and ...
34. Clark Gable III
Sound_department | Sunset at Dawn
Clark Gable III (born Clark James Gable, September 20, 1988) was an American actor and model. Gable started modeling at the age of five. He modeled for many designers including Prada, Chrome Hearts, Disney and the iconic Converse "Classics" campaign. Gable appeared in numerous music videos ...
Writer | The Love Boat
Jeraldine Saunders was born on September 3, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Geraldine Loretta Glynn. She was a writer, known for The Love Boat (1977), The Love Boat (1976) and Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998). She was married to Arthur Andrews, Sidney Omarr and Russell Phillips. She died on ...
37. Lisa Sheridan
Actress | FreakyLinks
Lisa Sheridan was born on December 5, 1974 in Macon, Georgia. She spent her childhood running around in the woods - until she did her first play at the age of 11. Lisa studied in the conservatory program at Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors and won the Thomas Auclair ...
39. Luke Perry
Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210
Luke Perry was an American actor, primarily remembered as a teen idol throughout the 1990s and the early 2000s. Perry was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1966. Mansfield was known at the time as a center for the home appliances and stove manufacturing industries. The city's largest employer used to be ...
Production_designer | The Poseidon Adventure
William J. Creber was born on July 26, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an art director and production designer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Planet of the Apes (1968). He was married to Sally Queen and Torri, Susan. He died on March 7, 2019 ...
42. Jed Allan
Actor | General Hospital
Jed Allan was born on March 1, 1935 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Jed Allan Brown. He was an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Port Charles (1997). He was married to Janice Toby Druger. He died on March 9, 2019 in Palm Desert, California, USA.
Special_effects | Hatchet
When he ran the make-up effects department at New World Pictures, Roger Corman called him "...the best in the business..." John Carl Buechler was born in Belleville, Illinois. An actor, writer, producer, director, special effects artist, he has always been in love with filmmaking. He was the first ...
47. Michael Lynne
Michael Lynne was born on April 23, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a producer, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) and Hairspray (2007). He was married to Ninah Plotkin. He died on March 24, 2019 in New York, New ...
48. Joseph Pilato
Actor | Day of the Dead
Born in the Italian section of East Boston to a hardworking Italian family (his father was professional trombonist with the Les Brown Orchestra), Pilato admits that his flair for performing was discovered quite by accident, when he became an alter boy. Still, it wasn't until his college years that ...
49. Agnès Varda
Director | Sans toit ni loi
Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She was a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Faces Places (2017) and Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962). She was married to Jacques Demy. She died on March 29, 2019 in Paris, France.
50. Carmelita Pope
Actress | The Amazing Spider-Man
Carmelita Pope was born on April 15, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Amazing Spider-Man (1977), They Stand Accused (1949) and Down You Go (1951). She was married to William Wood and Howard Charles Ballenger II. She died on April 3, 2019 in Boise, Idaho, USA.
51. Roberta Haynes
Actress | Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
Roberta Haynes was born on August 19, 1927 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA as Roberta Arline Schack. She is known for her work on Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989), Point Blank (1967) and Gun Fury (1953). She was married to Larry Ward and Jay Cantor. She died on April 4, 2019 in Delray Beach, ...
52. Barry Malkin
Editor | The Godfather Part III
Barry Malkin was born on October 26, 1938 in the USA. He is known for his work on The Godfather Part III (1990), The Godfather: Part II (1974) and Big (1988). He was married to Stephanie Malkin. He died on April 4, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA.
54. Nadja Regin
Actress | From Russia with Love
This cosmopolitan actress is best remembered for appearing as different characters in two early James Bond films. Multilingual Nadezda "Nadja" Poderegin hailed from Kraljevo, a town in present day Serbia (then Yugoslavia). Her father, a Ukrainian-born scientist and lecturer, was killed during World...
55. Seymour Cassel
Actor | Rushmore
Seymour Cassel, the veteran character actor who was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as the hippie swinger Chet in John Cassavetes' Faces (1968), studied acting at the American Theatre Wing and at the Actors Studio. He made his movie debut in Cassavetes' first film, Shadows ...
56. Georgia Engel
Actress | Everybody Loves Raymond
Georgia Engel was born on July 28, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Georgia Bright Engel. She was an actress, known for Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and Open Season (2006). She died on April 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
57. Warren Adler
Writer | The War of the Roses
Best known for "The War of the Roses," his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce turned into the dark comedy box office hit starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito, Adler quickly became the fountainhead of Hollywood screenplay adaptations, fueling an unprecedented ...
58. Fay McKenzie
Actress | The Party
Fay Eunice McKenzie was born February 19, 1918 into a show business family where she was the youngest of two sisters and an actress cousin, and made her screen debut at only ten weeks old in "Station Content" (1918) in which she was carried in the arms of Gloria Swanson. Her parents, Eva & Bob "...
59. Ken Kercheval
Actor | Dallas
Ken Kercheval was born on July 15, 1935 in Wolcottville, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Marine Kercheval. He was an actor and director, known for Dallas (1978), Network (1976) and The Secret Storm (1954). He was married to Cheryl Paris, Ava Ruth Fox and Judith Peters Launt. He died on April 21, 2019 in ...
60. David Winters
Actor | West Side Story
Born David Weizer in London, England, as a child and teenager David Winters acted in many television shows and Broadway productions, including the initial line-up of the stage production of the musical "West Side Story", playing the role of Baby John.
In 1961, he appeared as A-Rab in the movie ...
61. John Singleton
Writer | Boyz n the Hood
Son of Danny Singleton, a mortgage broker, and Sheila Ward, a pharmaceutical company sales executive, and raised in separate households by his unmarried parents, John Singleton attended the Film Writing Program at USC, after graduating from high school in 1986. While studying there, he won three ...
62. Peter Mayhew
Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...
63. Chris Reccardi
Art_department | The Powerpuff Girls
Chris Reccardi was born on November 24, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher Joseph Reccardi. He is known for his work on The Powerpuff Girls (1998), The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991) and Megamind (2010). He was married to Lynne Naylor. He died on May 2, 2019 in Ventura, California, ...
64. Barbara Perry
Actress | Trancers
Barbara Perry was born on June 22, 1921 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Barbara Mae Perry. She was an actress, known for Trancers (1984), The Back-up Plan (2010) and Mr. Woodcock (2007). She was married to Art Babbitt and Bennett Warren James. She died on May 5, 2019 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...
65. Alvin Sargent
Writer | Spider-Man 2
Alvin Sargent was born on April 12, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alvin Supowitz. He is known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), Ordinary People (1980) and Paper Moon (1973). He was married to Laura Ziskin and Joan Camden. He died on May 9, 2019 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
68. Doris Day
Soundtrack | Pillow Talk
One of America's most prolific actresses was born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alma Sophia (Welz), a housewife, and William Joseph Kappelhoff, a music teacher and choir master. Her grandparents were all German immigrants. She had two brothers, Richard, who ...
69. Tim Conway
Actor | 30 Rock
Funny man Tim Conway was born on December 15th, 1933 in Willoughby, Ohio, to Sophia (Murgoiu) and Daniel Conway, a pony groomer. He was a fraternity man at Bowling Green State University, served in the army, and started his career working for a radio station.
Conway got into comedy when he started ...
72. Frank Lucas
Self | Gangland
Frank Lucas was born on September 9, 1930 in La Grange, North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Gangland (2007), Mobsters (1997) and The Making of American Gangster (2008). He was married to Julianna Farrait. He died on May 30, 2019 in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, USA.