celebrities who died in 2019

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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, ...

2. Darius Perkins

Actor | All the Rivers Run

Darius Perkins was born on October 28, 1964. He is known for his work on All the Rivers Run (1983), Neighbours (1985) and Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979). He died on January 2, 2019 in Australia.

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.

4. Louisa Moritz

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 ...

5. Norman Snider

Writer | Dead Ringers

Norman Snider was born on November 14, 1945 in Toronto, Canada. He was a writer and actor, known for Dead Ringers (1988), Casino Jack (2010) and Code Name: Eternity (1999). He died on January 4, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

6. Gregg Rudloff

Sound_department | Mad Max: Fury Road

Gregg Rudloff was born on November 2, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Matrix (1999) and Green Lantern (2011). He died on January 6, 2019 in Los Angeles.

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...

8. Fernando Luján

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 ...

9. Etsuko Ichihara

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. ...

10. Bill Anagnos

Stunts | The Bourne Ultimatum

Bill Anagnos was born on August 19, 1958 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA as William G. Anagnos. He is known for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), The Warriors (1979) and Godzilla (1998). He died on January 15, 2019 in Red Hook, New York.

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...

12. Daniel C. Striepeke

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.

13. François Protat

Cinematographer | Johnny Mnemonic

Son of a film technician, major Québec cinematographer, he is the father of Martin Protat.

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.

17. Fatima Ali

Self | Samantha Brown's Places to Love

Fatima Ali was born on April 9, 1989 in Lahore, Pakistan. She died on January 25, 2019 in San Marino, 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 ...

20. Kinryû Arimoto

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Kinryû Arimoto was born on February 11, 1940 in Tottori, Japan as Yoshitaka Arimoto. He is an actor, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Spriggan (1998) and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002).

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 '...

22. Peter Hughes

Actor | Evita

Peter Hughes was born on May 20, 1922 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Evita (1996), An Englishman's Castle (1978) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Erica Brace. He died on February 5, 2019 in London.

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 ...

24. Larry Brand

Writer | Christina

Larry Brand was born on December 16, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Christina (2010), The Girl on the Train (2013) and The Basement (2002). He died on February 9, 2019 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Carmen Argenziano

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 ...

27. Christopher Pray

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Christopher Pray was born on March 2, 1946 in California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Junior (1994) and Sudden Impact (1983). He died on February 16, 2019 in San Francisco, California.

28. O'Neal Compton

Actor | Deep Impact

O'Neal Compton was born on February 5, 1951 in Sumter, South Carolina, USA as Belton O'Neal Compton Jr. He was an actor, known for Deep Impact (1998), Nixon (1995) and Big Eden (2000). He died on February 18, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 ...

33. Brody Stevens

Actor | The Hangover

Brody Stevens was born on May 22, 1970 in San Fernando Valley, California, USA as Steven James Brody. He is known for his work on The Hangover (2009), Due Date (2010) and The Hangover Part II (2011). He died on February 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

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 ...

35. Mark Hollis

Soundtrack | Gegen die Wand

Mark Hollis was born on January 4, 1955 in Tottenham, London, England as Mark David Hollis. He died in February 2019.

36. Jeraldine Saunders

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 ...

38. King Kong Bundy

Actor | Moving

King Kong Bundy was riding a win streak of 300 consecutive victories when he challenged Terry "Hulk" Hogan to the World Wrestling Federation World's Heavyweight Championship. Budy's streak was snapped when Hogan defeated him in a wild brawl.

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 ...

40. William J. Creber

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 ...

41. George Morfogen

Actor | V

George Morfogen was born on March 30, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for V (1983), Oz (1997) and What's Up, Doc? (1972). He was married to Gene Laughorne. He died on March 8, 2019 in New York City.

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.

43. Tom Hatten

Actor | The Secret of NIMH

Tom Hatten was born on November 14, 1926 in North Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Secret of NIMH (1982), Spies Like Us (1985) and Get Smart (1965). He died on March 16, 2019 in California, USA.

44. Norman Hollyn

Music_department | Hair

Norman Hollyn was born on May 11, 1952 in New York, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Hair (1979), Sophie's Choice (1982) and Heathers (1988). He was married to Janet Conn. He died on March 17, 2019 in Yokohama, Japan.

45. John Carl Buechler

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 ...

46. Eunetta T. Boone

Producer | Lush Life

Eunetta T. Boone was born on May 16, 1955. She was a producer and writer, known for Lush Life (1996), Who Is Doris Payne? and One on One (2001). She died on March 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Michael Lynne

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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.

53. John Quarmby

Actor | The December Rose

John Quarmby was born on June 18, 1929 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for The December Rose (1986), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Arthur the King (1985). He died on April 5, 2019.

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

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

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.

66. Elsa Patton

Self | The Real Housewives of Miami

Elsa Patton was born on August 26, 1934 in the USA. She died on May 12, 2019 in Miami, Florida, USA.

67. Isaac Kappy

Actor | Thor

Isaac Kappy was born on February 17, 1977 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Thor (2011), Fanboys (2009) and Terminator Salvation (2009). He died on May 13, 2019 in Bellemont, Arizona, 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 ...

70. Ashley Massaro

Actress | Smallville

Ashley Massaro was born on May 26, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA as Ashley Marie Massaro. She was an actress, known for Smallville (2001), WWE SmackDown Live (1999) and WWE Raw (1993). She died on May 16, 2019 in Suffolk County, New York.

71. Anna Udvardy

Producer | Mindenki

Anna Udvardy was born in 1949 in Budapest, Hungary. She was a production manager and producer, known for Sing (2016), Epilogue (2010) and Filmesek egymás között - Rekviem egy filmgyárért (2007). She died on May 23, 2019 in Hungary.

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.

73. Carmine Caridi

Actor | The Godfather: Part II

Carmine Caridi was born on January 23, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Godfather Part III (1990) and The Money Pit (1986). He died on May 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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