Deaths: January 15

by bcampos862 | created - 15 Jan 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Dolores O'Riordan

Soundtrack | The Devil's Own

Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...

2. Anshel Brusilow

Music_department | After the Rain

Anshel Brusilow was born on August 14, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Anshel Brusilovsky. He is known for his work on After the Rain (1988) and Getz: Ravel, Sauter, Wilder, Macero and All That Jazz (1969). He was married to Marilyn Rae Dow. He died on January 16, 2018.

3. Anthony Morton

Actor | Neighbours

Anthony Morton was born on April 7, 1927 in Birmingham, England. He was an actor, known for Neighbours (1985), Mr. Big (1974) and Crossroads (1964). He died on January 15, 2001 in Birmingham.

4. Azucena Maizani

Actress | Di que me quieres

Azucena Maizani was born on November 15, 1902 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress and composer, known for Di que me quieres (1939), Buenos Aires canta (1947) and Monte Criollo (1935). She died on January 15, 1970 in Buenos Aires.

5. Brad Renfro

Actor | Apt Pupil

Brad Renfro was born on July 25, 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Angela Denise McCrory and Mark Renfro, a factory worker. He was discovered at age 10 by director Joel Schumacher and was cast in the motion picture The Client (1994), which starred Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones. Although this ...

6. Coleman Francis

Actor | Night Train to Mundo Fine

Coleman Francis was born on January 24, 1919 in Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Night Train to Mundo Fine (1966), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961) and The Skydivers (1963). He was married to Barbara Francis. He died on January 15, 1973 in Hollywood, California, USA.

7. Dan Haggerty

Actor | Big Stan

Dan Haggerty was born on November 19, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Daniel Francis Haggerty. He was an actor, known for Big Stan (2007), Elves (1989) and Abducted (1986). He was married to Samantha Hilton and Diane Rooker. He died on January 15, 2016 in Burbank, California.

8. Doris Fisher

Soundtrack | Mr. Nobody

Songwriter ("You Always Hurt the One You Love", "Tampico", "Put the Blame on Mame", "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall"), composer, singer and author, educated at Juilliard. Her first song hit was in 1938 ("Tutti Frutti", with Slim Gaillard), and in 1940 "Whispering Grass", written with her father...

9. Edwin Hawkins

Soundtrack | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

The grammy award winning Edwin Hawkins has been coined, The father of contemporary gospel. He rose to fame when the choir he co-founded,The Northern California State Youth Choir, aka, The Edwin Hawkins Singers , performed a new version of the hymn, O Happy Day (1969). Radio stations in the San ...

10. Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth Short was born July 29th, 1924, in Medford, Massachusetts, to Phoebe and Cleo Short. When she was five her father disappeared; his car was later found near a lake, apparently abandoned, which led to the belief that he had committed suicide. However, he later appeared at home and ...

11. Ervin Drake

Soundtrack | The Matador

Songwriter ("It Was a Very Good Year", "I Believe", "Tico Tico", "Perdido", "Quando Quando Quando"), composer, author and producer, educated at Juilliard, City College of New York, BSS. He edited the college magazine "Mercury". For the Broadway show "What Makes Sammy Run?", he wrote the stage ...

12. Fran Ryan

Actress | Stripes

As an American character actress, Fran Ryan was a familiar face on stage, screen and television from her theatrical stage debut in the 1950s and continuing for nearly three decades. Ryan's similarity to actress Marjorie Main was soon noticed in the late 1960s, and she frequently played tough, ...

13. Gordon Jackson

Actor | The Great Escape

Gordon Cameron Jackson was born on December 19, 1923, in Glasgow, Scotland, the youngest of five children, whose father taught painting in the city. His interest in acting began during his school years, when he took part in many amateur productions. This led to him being spotted by the BBC, and ...

14. Hari Rhodes

Actor | Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Hari Rhodes was born on April 10, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Harry Rhodes. He was an actor, known for Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Coma (1978) and Shock Corridor (1963). He died on January 15, 1992 in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Harry Nilsson

Soundtrack | Magnolia

Harry Nilsson was born on June 15, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Harry Edward Nilsson III. He was married to Una Mary O'Keeffe, Diane Clatworthy and Sandra Lee McTaggart. He died on January 15, 1994 in Agoura Hills, California, USA.

16. Joe Frank

Actor | Galaxy Quest

Actor, author and radio personality Joe Frank was born in Strasbourg, in Alsace, on the eve of the Second World War, to a prosperous family. His father had traveled to America to re-establish his successful shoe manufacturing business and in 1939 he sent for his wife and infant son, the family ...

17. John Dall

Actor | Rope

John Dall was born John Dall Thompson on May 26, 1920. He made his Broadway debut in Norman Krasna's comedy "Dear Ruth," directed by Moss Hart, in 1944. The show was a hit, running for over a year and a half and 680 performances.

He next appeared on Broadway in Jean-Paul Sartre's "Red Gloves" in ...

18. Les Baxter

Soundtrack | Hitman: Agent 47

Born March 14, 1922, at Mexia, Texas. He learned to play the piano at five years of age and studied at the Detroit Conservatory and at Pepperdine College in Los Angeles, California (his uncle was the college's first president). He began his career as a concert pianist but later joined Mel Tormé's "...

19. Manuel Fraga

Self | Sabor a Lolas

Manuel Fraga was born on November 23, 1922 in Vilalba, Lugo, Galicia, Spain as Manuel Fraga Iribarne. He was married to Carmen Estevez. He died on January 15, 2012 in Madrid, Spain.

20. Mariana Alamancheva

Actress | Posledniyat ergen

Mariana Ivailova Alamancheva is a Bulgarian actress. She was born in Sofia on May 23, 1941. She initial ends of Mechanical Engineering, and then graduated in "acting" in National Academy for Theatre and Film Art, Sofia, Bulgaria in 1964 in the class of Professor Zhelcho Mandadziev . There are ...

21. Martin Kosleck

Actor | Agent for H.A.R.M.

His icy demeanor and piercing stare on screen epitomized the type of Nazi menace with a blind obedience to Hitler that everyone loved to hate. Kosleck portrayed Goebbels, Hitler's propaganda minister, 5 times, as well as various German army officers, SS troopers and concentration camp officers. He ...

22. Mathilde Krim

Self | Some Kind of Love

Mathilde Krim was born on July 9, 1926 in Como, Italy as Mathilde Galland. She was married to Arthur Krim. She died on January 15, 2018 in Kings Point, New York, USA.

23. Nagisa Ôshima

Director | Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Nagisa Oshima's career extends from the initiation of the "Nuberu bagu" (New Wave) movement in Japanese cinema in the late 1950s and early 1960s, to the contemporary use of cinema and television to express paradoxes in modern society. After an early involvement with the student protest movement in ...

24. Noreen Corcoran

Actress | I Love Melvin

Noreen Corcoran was born on October 20, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Noreen M. Corcoran. She was an actress, known for I Love Melvin (1953), General Electric Theater (1953) and The Girls on the Beach (1965). She died on January 15, 2016 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...

26. Ray Bolger

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Ray Bolger was born Raymond Wallace Bolger on January 10, 1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Anne C. (Wallace) and James Edward Bolger, both Irish-Americans. Ray began his career in vaudeville. He was half of a team called "Sanford and Bolger" and also did numerous Broadway shows on his own. ...

27. Roger Lloyd Pack

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted ...

28. Rosa Luxemburg

Writer | Valitsen rohkeuden

Rosa Luxemburg was born on March 5, 1870 in Zamosc, Poland, Russian Empire as Rozalia Luksenburg. She was a writer, known for Valitsen rohkeuden (1977). She was married to Gustav Lübeck. She died on January 15, 1919 in Berlin, Germany.

29. Ross Hill

Actor | Renegade

Ross Hill was born on April 11, 1973 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor, known for They Call Me Renegade (1987), The World of Don Camillo (1984) and Aktuelle Schaubude (1957). He died on January 15, 1990 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, USA.

30. Ruth Warrick

Actress | Citizen Kane

Reedy and regal actress Ruth Warrick will be remembered for two names and two names alone. In films, she will indelibly be referred to as the castoff first "Mrs. Citizen Kane," and on TV she will forever be synonymous with her character of Phoebe Tyler Wallingford, the obnoxiously wealthy, ...

31. Shepperd Strudwick

Actor | All the King's Men

Actor Sheppard Strudwick had dark, dignified, matinée-styled good looks but with a slightly shady countenance that may have prevented him from attaining top "leading man" stardom in films. Nevertheless he earned distinguished marks in a number of films and returned most frequently to his first love...

32. Susannah York

Actress | Superman

The lovely Susannah York, a gamin, blue-eyed, cropped blonde British actress, displayed a certain crossover star quality when she dared upon the Hollywood scene in the early 1960s. A purposefully intriguing, enigmatic and noticeably uninhibited talent, she was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher on ...

33. Victoria de los Ángeles

Soundtrack | Atonement

Victoria de los Ángeles was born on November 1, 1923 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Victòria López García. She was married to Enrique Magriñá Mir. She died on January 15, 2005 in Barcelona, Barcelona.

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