Deaths: February 8

by bcampos862 | created - 08 Feb 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

1. Mahesh Anand

Actor | Thanedaar

Mahesh Anand was born on August 13, 1961 in India. He was an actor and producer, known for Thanedaar (1990), Aaya Toofan (1999) and Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaata.. (2003). He was married to Usha Bachani. He died on February 8, 2019 in Versova, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

2. Allan Cuthbertson

Actor | The Guns of Navarone

Cuthbertson arrived in Britain in 1947, and appeared shortly thereafter as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Boltons. In London's West End, he appeared as Laertes in Hamlet, Aimwell in The Beaux Stratagem, and Octavius Robinson in Man & Superman, among many other roles.

3. Amelia Bence

Actress | El tercer beso

Amelia Bence was born on November 13, 1914 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as María Amelia Batvinik. She was an actress, known for El tercer beso (1943), Dancing (1933) and El hombre que debía una muerte (1955). She was married to Alberto Closas and Charlie Ortiz Basualdo. She died on February 8,...

4. Anna Nicole Smith

Actress | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

Anna Nicole Smith was born on November 28, 1967 in Houston, Texas, USA as Vickie Lynn Hogan. She is known for her work on Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994), Be Cool (2005) and Illegal Aliens (2007). She was married to J. Howard Marshall II and Billy Smith. She died on February 8, 2007 in ...

5. Carlos Cores

Actor | Lindor Covas, el cimarrón

Carlos Cores was born on April 19, 1923 in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Juan Carlos Márquez Cores. He was an actor and director, known for Lindor Covas, el cimarrón (1963), Asalto a la ciudad (1968) and Looking for Death (1961). He died on February 8, 2000 in Buenos Aires.

6. Cliff Clark

Actor | The Falcon Strikes Back

Cliff Clark was born on June 10, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Falcon Strikes Back (1943), The Falcon's Brother (1942) and The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943). He was married to Stella Delauries. He died on February 8, 1953 in Hollywood, California, USA.

7. Cyril Luckham

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Cyril Luckham was born on July 25, 1907 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Cyril Alexander Garland Luckham. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Guardians (1971) and The Alphabet Murders (1965). He was married to Violet Lamb. He died on February 8, 1989 in London, England.

8. David Froman

Actor | Matlock

David was Native American - Miami/Peoria tribes. Taught at the College of American Indian near Lawrence Kansas in the early 1970's . Was married to a fellow acting student named Lynna during the first few years of 1970's. Played the Evil German Butler/ henchman on the defunct daytime soap opera "...

9. Del Shannon

Soundtrack | Wristcutters: A Love Story

Born Charles Westover in Coopersville, Michigan, on December 30, 1934, rocker Del Shannon claimed legendary country-western singer Hank Williams as an early influence, but his first record was unadulterated rock: the classic "Runaway" in 1961, highlighted by Shannon's falsetto and keyboardist Max ...

10. Eliot Makeham

Actor | Dark Journey

Eliot Makeham was born on December 22, 1881 in Edmonton, Middlesex, England as Harold Elliott Makeham. He was an actor, known for Dark Journey (1937), A Christmas Carol (1951) and Lorna Doone (1934). He was married to Betty Shale and Johanna Geertruida De Vries. He died on February 8, 1956 in ...

11. George Dolenz

Actor | Scared Stiff

George Dolenz was born in Italy in 1908 to a large family. He left Italy in the 1920s to start a new life and it seemed that he didn't want to look back on his old one. He arrived in Los Angeles in the 1940s and it was there that he somehow met up with Howard Hughes. Hughes signed him up as a ...

12. Harriet E. MacGibbon

Actress | The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Harriet MacGibbon had a long and distinguished stage career in New York before entering the movies and television. She studied a variety of crafts including voice, piano and harp. Unlike her stage roles, her roles on the big and little screens were usually that of of snooty society ladies, her ...

13. Jacinto Pérez Heredia

Producer | La comedia de los martes

Jacinto Pérez Heredia was born on December 27, 1928 in Coronel Suarez, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a producer and director, known for La comedia de los martes (1970), La historia de Celia Piran (1972) and Situación límite (1984). He died on February 8, 2015 in Buenos Aires.

14. Johnny Duncan

Actor | Batman and Robin

Johnny Duncan at the time of writing is in his mid-80's and in good health, living with his wife Susan, and enjoying life not far from where his life began.

He started out on a small farm near Kansas City in 1923. As a child growing up during the Great Depression, Johnny danced up a storm in local ...

15. Josefina Ríos

Actress | Trampa para un soñador

Josefina Ríos was born in February 1918 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Trampa para un soñador (1980), Aprender a vivir... 83 (1983) and Malevo (1972). She was married to Zelmar Gueñol. She died on February 8, 2008 in Buenos Aires.

16. Juan José Stagnaro

Cinematographer | Berni 1922-1965

Juan José Stagnaro was a cinematographer and director, known for Berni 1922-1965 (1966), Players vs. ángeles caídos (1969) and El proyecto (1969). He died on February 8, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

17. Knut Haavik

Soundtrack | Farligt venskab

Knut Haavik was born on December 4, 1943 in Drammen, Buskerud, Norway as Knut Olaf Haavik. He was married to Solveig Halseth and Torunn Synnøve Sti. He died on February 8, 2019 in Spain.

18. Lovebug Starski

Soundtrack | Rappin'

Lovebug Starski, born Kevin Smith in New York City, was a well-known DJ and rapper in the South Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s. He is regarded as having coined the term "hip-hop" with a member of the rap collective the Furious Five. He died on Feb. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas.

19. Luis Alberto Spinetta

Composer | Fuego gris

Luis Alberto Spinetta was born on January 23, 1950 in Capital Federal, Argentina. He was married to Patricia Salazar. He died on February 8, 2012 in Capital Federal.

20. Margaret Forster

Writer | Georgy Girl

Margaret Forster was born on May 25, 1938 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England. She was a writer, known for Georgy Girl (1966), Daphne (2007) and Celebration (1979). She was married to Hunter Davies. She died on February 8, 2016 in London, England.

21. Marie Gruber

Actress | Das Leben der Anderen

Marie Gruber was born on June 11, 1955 in Wuppertal, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Lives of Others (2006), The Reader (2008) and A Ship Is Coming (2003). She died on February 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

22. Marvin Miller

Actor | Deadline at Dawn

Beginning in radio in St. Louis, Miller used his rich baritone voice to forge a successful career in that medium as well as in movies, on television, on stage, and as a recording artist. He is probably best remembered for his role as Michael Anthony, the man who passed out a weekly check, on the TV...

23. Miles Mander

Director | The Flying Doctor

This versatile artist, who had spent his 20's in New Zealand farming sheep, became novelist, playwright and film exhibitor on his return to Britain in 1918. Eventually he would observe success with The First Born (1928), which he directed and acted in and which was based on his own novel and play. ...

24. Olinda Bozán

Actress | Mi fortuna por un nieto

Olinda Bozán was born on June 21, 1894 in Santa Fé, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Mi fortuna por un nieto (1940), Mi suegra es una fiera (1939) and Así es el tango (1937). She was married to Oscar Valicelli. She died on February 8, 1977 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25. Olive Dunbar

Actress | The Lottery

Olive Dunbar was born on March 30, 1925 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA as Olive Joann Dunbar. She was an actress, known for The Lottery (1969), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Hearse (1980). She was married to William Keene. She died on February 8, 2017 in Ithaca, New York, USA.

26. Osvaldo Berlingieri

Actor | Tango y Goles

Osvaldo Berlingieri was born on February 20, 1928 in Haedo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Tango y Goles (1981). He died on February 8, 2015 in Buenos Aires.

28. Philip Bruns

Actor | Flashdance

Philip Bruns was born on May 2, 1931 in Pipestone, Minnesota, USA as Phillip Bruns. He was an actor, known for Flashdance (1983), Return of the Living Dead II (1988) and The Stunt Man (1980). He was married to Laurie Franks and Jill Owens. He died on February 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Robert Ridgely

Actor | Boogie Nights

Superbly talented vocal artist and character actor supreme Robert Ridgely was born on December 24, 1931 under the name of Robert Ritterbush in New Jersey. Ridgely started out as a cabaret entertainer. In the late 1950s, he recorded 45 RPM singles for Decca Records under the name of Bob Ritterbush ...

30. Salvador Távora

Composer | Rocío

Salvador Távora was born on April 3, 1930 in Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain. He was a composer and actor, known for Rocío (1980), Nanas de espinas (1984) and El barranco de Viznar (1976). He died on February 8, 2019 in Sevilla.

31. Sergey Yurskiy

Actor | Zolotoy telyonok

Sergey Yurskiy was born on March 16, 1935 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Sergey Yurevich Yurskiy. He was an actor and director, known for The Golden Calf (1968), The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed (1979) and Love and Doves (1985). He was married to Natalya Tenyakova and Zinaida Sharko. He died on ...

32. Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, or TP-T as she had become widely recognised by the nation, first rose to fame in the Nineties when she was a budding writer and fashion enthusiast eager to share her views with the world by entering into a newly-found London lifestyle - a big change from her quintessentially ...

33. Tracey Roberts

Actress | Go Naked in the World

With the goal of writing and acting, she studied at the University of Michigan and Cornell University, and then moved to New York to study and perform with the greats of the Actors Studio - Lee Strasberg, Clifford Odets, Stella Adler, Elia Kazan. At the same time, she also married Jerry Adelman, ...



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