Deaths: January 11

by bcampos862 | created - 11 Jan 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Anita Ekberg

Actress | La dolce vita

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg was born on September 29, 1931 in Malmo, Sweden. Growing up with seven brothers and sisters was not an adventure, but Anita's adventure began when she was elected Miss Sweden in 1950. She did not win the Miss Universe contest but she got a modeling contract in the ...

2. Ariel Sharon

Self | Ben Gurion Zoher

Ariel Sharon was born on February 26, 1928 in Kfar Malal, Palestine as Ariel Scheinerman. He was married to Lili and Margalit. He died on January 11, 2014 in Tel Hashomer, Israel.

3. Beulah Bondi

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

Character actress Beulah Bondi was a favorite of directors and audiences and is one of the reasons so many films from the 1930s and 1940s remain so enjoyable, as she was an integral part of many of the ensemble casts (a hallmark of the studio system) of major and/or great films, including The Trail...

4. César Bertrand

Writer | Humor a la italiana

César Bertrand was born on January 19, 1934 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was an actor and writer, known for Humor a la italiana (1973), El botón (1969) and Malevo (1972). He was married to María Rosa Fugazot. He died on January 11, 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

5. David Margulies

Actor | Ghostbusters

David Margulies was born on February 19, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as David Joseph Margulies. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). He was married to Carol Grant. He died on January 11, 2016 in New York City.

6. David Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

David Nelson was born on October 24, 1936 in New York City to Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson. He attended Hollywood High School. He later was a film producer (The Nelson Co.) and director, who directed several episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952).

Nelson had two sons with his ...

7. Edward Buzzell

Actor | Little Johnny Jones

Edward Buzzell was born in Brooklyn, NY, and became a musical comedy star on Broadway. He went to Hollywood in 1929 to star in the movie version (Little Johnny Jones (1929)) of the old George M. Cohan stage show "Little Johnny Jones" in 1929. He stared also in Vitaphone shorts, where he started his...

8. Éric Rohmer

Director | Conte d'automne

Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Éric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, ...

9. Gregory H. 'Pappy' Boyington

Actor | Baa Baa Black Sheep

Gregory Boyington served as fighter pilot in the Unites States Marine Corps in World War II. He commanded VMF-214, The Black Sheep Squadron. He shot down 28 Japanese aircraft, for which he received the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor.

He was shot down himself on January 3rd, 1944, over the St. ...

10. Helena Carter

Actress | The Fighting O'Flynn

Helena Carter was born into a family of Irish origin. While she was studying English Literature at the Columbia University Graduate School--to get a teacher's diploma--she began to work as a model for the Conover modeling agency. Renowned photographer Dick Isaacs shot some covers of her that ...

11. Henri Verneuil

Director | I... comme Icare

Henri Verneuil was born on October 15, 1920 in Rodosto, Ottoman Empire as Achod Malakian. He was a director and writer, known for I... For Icarus (1979), Mother (1991) and Greed in the Sun (1964). He was married to Véronique Sedro and Françoise Bonnot. He died on January 11, 2002 in Bagnolet, ...

12. Hugo Fregonese

Director | Apenas un delincuente

Hugo Fregonese was born on April 8, 1908 in Mendoza, Argentina as Hugo Geronimo Fregonese. He was a director and writer, known for Hardly a Criminal (1949), My Six Convicts (1952) and Savage Pampas (1966). He was married to Faith Domergue. He died on January 17, 1987 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

13. Isabel Randolph

Actress | The Missing Corpse

Isabel Randolph was born on December 4, 1889 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Missing Corpse (1945), The Shanghai Story (1954) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). She died on January 11, 1973 in Burbank, California, USA.

14. Jack La Rue

Actor | The Fighting Rookie

Discovered on Broadway by director Howard Hawks, La Rue was originally brought to Hollywood to play a gangster in Scarface (1932). He lost that role to George Raft, and similarly was replaced by Humphrey Bogart in the film version of The Petrified Forest (1936). Eventually, he became well-known to ...

15. Jack Soo

Actor | Flower Drum Song

A genial, laid back, slumber-eyed character player especially adept at the relaxed wisecrack or dry comment, Japanese-American actor Jack Soo was born in Oakland, California, in 1917, his real name being Goro Suzuki. In the post-WWII years, he entertained as a stand-up performer in nightclubs and ...

16. Jeremy Inkel

Composer | Happily Ever Evil

Jeremy Inkel is a composer, known for Happily Ever Evil (2014) and Front Line Assembly: Kampfbereit (2015).

17. Jophery C. Brown

Actor | Jurassic Park

Jophery C. Brown was born on January 22, 1945 in Grambling, Louisiana, USA as Jophrey Clifford Brown. He is known for his work on Jurassic Park (1993), Wanted (2008) and Cyborg (1989). He died on January 11, 2014 in Newhall, California, USA.

18. Juliet Anderson

Actress | Manhattan Mistress

Juliet was born in Burbank, California on July 23, 1938. After teaching English as a second language for several years in Japan, Mexico, Greece and Finland, she moved to the United States wanting to radically change her life. She stumbled into the adult film industry at the age of 39. For the next ...

19. Leah Waggner

Actress | The Twilight Zone

Leah Waggner was born Rosemarie Dawn Waggner in 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her parents were Glenn S. Waggner, manager of Harris Dental, a dental supplies company, and Rose E. Waggner. Following graduation from St. Gertrude's High School, Leah entered Longwood State Teachers College, ...

20. Mariangela Melato

Actress | Flash Gordon

Mariangela Melato was born on September 19, 1941 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She is known for her work on Flash Gordon (1980), Swept Away (1974) and Love & Anarchy (1973). She died on January 11, 2013 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

21. Maurice Pialat

Director | Sous le soleil de Satan

Maurice Pialat was born on August 31, 1925 in Cunlhat, Puy-de-Dôme, France. He was a director and writer, known for Under the Sun of Satan (1987), À Nos Amours (1983) and Van Gogh (1991). He was married to Sylvie Pialat. He died on January 11, 2003 in Paris, France.

22. Michael Bates

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Michael Bates was born on December 4, 1920 in Jhansi, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India as Michael Hammond Bates. He was an actor, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Patton (1970) and Frenzy (1972). He was married to Margaret M. J. Chisholm. He died on January 11, 1978 in Chelsea, ...

23. Michael Williams

Actor | Henry V

Michael Williams was born on July 9, 1935 in Liverpool, England as Michael Leonard Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Henry V (1989), Eagle in a Cage (1972) and A Fine Romance (1981). He was married to Judi Dench. He died on January 11, 2001 in Hampstead, London, England.

24. Dick Simmons

Actor | Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Richard Simmons later moved to Minneapolis where he attended West High School and then the University of Minnesota. While at university he competed in fencing and swimming and also acted in a few theater productions. He left the Twin Cities in the 1930s and spent ...

Richard Simmons

25. Robert Douglas

Actor | Adventures of Don Juan

Robert Douglas' real last name was Finlayson - a Scots name - and perhaps it was that side of him that meant to do what he wanted to do. The males of the family had followed the military for several generations - his father and grandfather were commanders of the West Sussex regiment - but he ...

26. Robert Sutton

Actor | Sudden Impact

Robert Sutton had five brothers named Charles, David, Maurice, Joseph, and Albert Sutton. Robert who was known as Bob to his family was an all-city basketball, swimming and football player for Hollywood High School in the 1950's. He was a longtime member of the YMCA in Hollywood, California. As an ...

27. Ronald Lewis

Actor | Helen of Troy

Ronald Lewis was born on December 11, 1928 in Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for Helen of Troy (1956), Billy Budd (1962) and Robbery Under Arms (1957). He was married to Elizabeth Phillips and Norah Gorsen. He died on January 11, 1982 in Pimlico, London, England.

28. Solveig Dommartin

Actress | Der Himmel über Berlin

Solveig Dommartin was born on May 16, 1961 in Paris, France. She was an actress and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Until the End of the World (1991) and It Would Only Take a Bridge (1998). She died on January 11, 2007 in Paris.

29. Stephane Gauger

Cinematographer | Cú và chim se se

Stephane Gauger was born on August 30, 1969 in Saigon, Vietnam. He is known for his work on Owl and the Sparrow (2007), Saigon Electric (2011) and Six-String Samurai (1998). He died on January 11, 2018.

30. Tato Bores

Actor | La Argentina de Tato

Tato Bores was born on April 27, 1927 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Mauricio Borensztein. He was an actor and writer, known for La Argentina de Tato (1999), Viaje de una noche de verano (1965) and La comedia inmortal (1951). He was married to Berta Szpindler. He died on January 11...

31. Tommy Allsup

Actor | Honkytonk Man

Tommy Allsup was an American rockabilly and swing musician. He was well known as a famous member of the Cherokee Nation. He worked with famous artists like Buddy Holly, Bob Wills, His Texas Playboys, Ritchie Valens, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, the Ventures, The Crickets, Ronnie Smith, Roy ...



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