Deaths: February 23

by bcampos862 | created - 23 Feb 2017 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

1. Lewis Gilbert

Director | Alfie

Lewis Gilbert was a British film director, producer and screenwriter best known for Alfie (1966), as well as three James Bond films: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).

He also directed Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Educating Rita (...

2. Alan Colmes

Self | Every 40 Years

Alan Colmes was born on September 24, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Samuel Colmes. He was married to Jocelyn Crowley. He died on February 23, 2017 in Manhattan, New York.

3. Carl Anderson

Actor | Jesus Christ Superstar

Carl Anderson was born on February 27, 1945 in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA as Carlton Earl Anderson. He was an actor, known for Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), The Color Purple (1985) and Infinity (1991). He was married to Verónica Porche Ali and Kathleen McGhee-Anderson. He died on February 23, 2004 ...

4. Derek Vanlint

Cinematographer | Alien

Derek Vanlint was born on November 7, 1932 in London, England as Derek James Vanlint. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Alien (1979), The Spreading Ground (2000) and X-Men (2000). He died on February 23, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

5. Esmond Knight

Actor | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

A stage actor from 1925, Esmond made his first film appearance in 77 Park Lane (1931) for Michael Powell for whom he eventually made 11 films.

Esmond served in the Royal Navy during WWII and lost one eye and was almost totally blinded in the other during an engagement against The Bismarck. This ...

6. Frank Gerstle

Actor | D.O.A.

Frank Gerstle was born on September 27, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Francis M. Gerstle. He was an actor, known for D.O.A. (1949), The Neanderthal Man (1953) and 13 West Street (1962). He died on February 23, 1970 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

7. Fuzzy Knight

Actor | Gunman's Code

American character actor primarily of Western "sidekick" roles. Born John Forest Knight in Fairmont, West Virginia, Knight joined a traveling minstrel show as a musician at age 15. He attended The University of West Virginia as a law student, supporting himself as the drummer in his own band. ...

8. Harry Ruby

Music_department | Duck Soup

As 'Harry Ruby', Harry Rubenstein was a 'song plugger' for Gus Edwards and for George Gershwin at Jerome H. Remick's, the Detroit music publishing firm. He had unfulfilled ambitions to become a professional baseball player and had previously worked the vaudeville circuit as a pianist with The ...

9. James Colby

Actor | Safe

James Colby was born on September 20, 1961 in Arlington, Massachusetts, USA as James Leo Colby. He was an actor, known for Safe (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Patriots Day (2016). He was married to Alyssa Bresnahan. He died on February 23, 2018 in the USA.

10. John Kitzmiller

Actor | Dr. No

John Kitzmiller was born on December 4, 1913 in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Dr. No (1962), Valley of Peace (1956) and Variety Lights (1950). He was married to Dusia Bejic. He died on February 23, 1965 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

11. Leon Ware

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Leon Ware was born on February 16, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was married to Carol and Susaye Green. He died on February 23, 2017 in Marina del Rey, California, USA.

12. Merrell Jackson

Actor | Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew

Merrell Jackson was born on April 26, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Godspell (1973). He died on February 23, 1991.

13. Ofra Haza

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Ofra Haza was born on November 19, 1957 in Tel Aviv, Israel as Bat-Sheva Ofra Haza. She was married to Doron Ashkenazi. She died on February 23, 2000 in Ramat Gan, Israel.

14. Pepe Arias

Actor | ¡Tango!

Pepe Arias was born on January 16, 1900 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as José Pablo Arias. He was an actor, known for ¡Tango! (1933), Estrellas de Buenos Aires (1956) and New Port (1936). He died on February 23, 1967 in Buenos Aires.

15. Philip Abbott

Actor | The F.B.I.

Phillip Abbott was born March 21, 1924 in Lincoln Nebraska, USA as Phillip Abbott Alexander. He was an actor and director known for The F.B.I. (1965), General Hospital (1963)and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962). He was married only once to Jane Dufrayne. They had two sons and a daughter. He died on ...

16. Phillip Terry

Actor | The Lost Weekend

The only child of a San Francisco couple, actor Phillip Terry was born Frederick Henry Kormann on March 7, 1909. His father, a chemical engineer in the oil fields, moved about in his work so Phillip was sent to live with relatives in New Jersey to achieve more stable schooling. Following high ...

17. Stan Laurel

Actor | Sons of the Desert

Stan Laurel came from a theatrical family, his father was an actor and theatre manager, and he made his stage debut at the age of 16 at Pickard's Museum, Glasgow. He traveled with Fred Karno's vaudeville company to the United States in 1910 and again in 1913. While with that company he was Charles ...

18. Tincho Zabala

Actor | No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas

Tincho Zabala was born on February 4, 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was an actor, known for Don't Die Without Telling Me Where You're Going (1995), Fiesta y bronca de ser joven (1992) and Buenos Aires tango (1982). He died on February 23, 2001 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

19. Titos Vandis

Actor | Prosohi, kindynos!

Titos Vandis was born on November 7, 1917 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor, known for Caution, Danger! (1983), Dawn on the Third Day (1962) and The Exorcist (1973). He was married to Betty Valassi, Nancy Hall, Eleanore Mahlein, Ketty Asprea, Maria Alkaiou and Aleka Paizi. He died on ...



Recently Viewed