Deaths: March 24

by bcampos862 | created - 25 Mar 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Robert Culp

Actor | I Spy

Tall, slim and exceedingly good-looking American leading man Robert Culp, a former cartoonist in his teen years, appeared off-Broadway in the 1950s before settling into polished, clean-cut film leads and "other man" supports a decade later. Hitting the popular TV boards in the hip, racially ...

2. Alice Guy

Director | Shadows of the Moulin Rouge

Generally considered to be the world's first female director, French-born Alice Guy entered the film business as a secretary at Gaumont-Paris in 1896. The next year Gaumont changed from manufacturing cameras to producing movies, and Guy became one of its first film directors. She impressed the the ...

5. César Milstein

Self | Un fueguito. La historia de César Milstein

César Milstein was born on October 8, 1927 in Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died on March 24, 2002 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

6. Chela Cordero

Actress | La cumparsita

Chela Cordero was born in 1892 in Mendoza, Argentina as Zaira Cordero. She was an actress, known for The Little Parade (1947), El pecado de Julia (1946) and Ghosts in Buenos Aires (1942). She was married to Ratti, César and Luis Sandrini. She died on March 24, 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

7. Deke Richards

Soundtrack | Guardians of the Galaxy

Deke Richards was born on April 8, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dennis Lussier. He died on March 24, 2013 in Bellingham, Washington, USA.

8. Earl Hamner Jr.

Writer | The Waltons

He was also the Creator and Executive Producer for the show "FALCON CREST'' 1981 thru 1988. The show starred Jane Wyman, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Foxworth, and Susan Sullivan. The show was set in the Napa Valley of California. And centered on the power and intrigues of the families involved in the ...

9. Earl Schuman

Actor | Taxi

Earl Schuman was born on February 24, 1916 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, USA as Earl Bernard Schuman. He was an actor, known for Taxi (2004), Mr. Deeds (2002) and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004). He was married to Edith (Edie) Bartnof and Beulah. He died on March 24, 2016 in Santa Clarita, ...

10. Ellen Hall

Actress | Range Law

Ellen Hall was born on April 18, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ellen J. Johnson. She was an actress, known for Range Law (1944), Brand of the Devil (1944) and Lawless Code (1949). She died on March 24, 1999 in Bellevue, Nebraska, USA.

11. Garry Shandling

Writer | The Larry Sanders Show

Garry Shandling was born on November 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Garry Emmanuel Shandling. He was a writer and actor, known for The Larry Sanders Show (1992), It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). He died on March 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...

12. Harold Melvin

Self | Bandstand

Harold Melvin was born on June 25, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Ovelia. He died on March 24, 1997 in Philadelphia.

13. Jean Rouverol

Actress | It's a Gift

Jean Rouverol was born on July 8, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for It's a Gift (1934), Bar 20 Rides Again (1935) and Guiding Light (1952). She was married to Hugo Butler. She died on March 24, 2017 in Wingdale, New York, USA.

14. Johan Cruyff

Self | Il profeta del gol

Johan Cruyff (or Cruijffie) is voted the best European soccer player of the twentieth century (and the second best worldplayer). He started his career with AJAX Amsterdam and led them to 4 European finals of which 3 were won (1971/1972/1973). In 1973 Cruyff joined Barcelona (for a the then ...

15. John Ehle

Writer | The Journey of August King

Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

16. Jorge Barreiro

Actor | Cuatro hombres para Eva

Jorge Barreiro was born on March 14, 1930 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Cuatro hombres para Eva (1966), Sin código (2004) and Candilejas (1965). He died on March 24, 2009 in Buenos Aires.

17. Jose Antonio Abreu

Self | Dudamel: Let the Children Play

Jose Antonio Abreu was born on May 7, 1939 in Valera, Trujillo, Venezuela as José Antonio Abreu Anselmi. He died on March 24, 2018 in Caracas, Venezuela.

18. Jules Verne

Writer | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) was one of the most famous French novelists of all time. His major work is the "Extraordinary Journeys", a series of more than sixty adventure novels including "Journey to the Center of the Earth", "Around the World in 80 Days", "20.000 Leagues under the Seas" and "...

19. Lola Beltrán

Soundtrack | No Country for Old Men

Lola Beltrán was born on March 7, 1929 in Rosario, Sinaloa, Mexico as María Lucila Beltrán Ruiz. She was an actress, known for No Country for Old Men (2007), Valentín de la Sierra (1968) and Transamerica (2005). She was married to Alfredo Leal and José Manuel Tirado. She died on March 24, ...

20. Lynne Perrie

Actress | Queenie's Castle

Lynne Perrie (7 April 1931 - 24 March 2006) was a Yorkshire based actress and singer.

Known as ''Little Miss Dynamite'', due to her vibrant personality, Perrie performed her cabaret act in clubs all around Britain, and in France, Germany, South Africa and the United States throughout the 1960s. In ...

21. Lys Assia

Actress | Oberstadtgass

Lys Assia was born on March 3, 1924 in Rupperswil. Aargau, Switzerland as Rosa Mina Schärer. She was an actress, known for Oberstadtgass (1956), Die Beine von Dolores (1957) and Ball der Nationen (1954). She was married to Oscar Pedersen and Johann Heinrich Kunz. She died on March 24, 2018 in ...

22. Margaret Blye

Actress | The Italian Job

Margaret "Maggie" Blye attended the University of Texas, before transferring to UCLA in her senior year. She was quickly spotted by a talent agent, and the agent booked Maggie for her first audition in the Oscar-nominated film "Summer and Smoke" starring Geraldine Page. Maggie went on to ...

Maggie Blye

23. Marion Marlowe

Soundtrack | That Man of Mine

Marion Townsend married Harold Clinton Marlowe of Draper, Rockingham Co, NC in 1949, 3 years after he got a bag of popcorn released from a vending machine for her. He was a deputy sheriff in Los Angeles, where they lived as she tried to establish a movie career, prior to being 'discovered' by ...

24. Peter Duryea

Actor | Star Trek

Peter Duryea was born on July 14, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Catalina Caper (1967) and The Outer Limits (1963). He died on March 24, 2013 in Gray Creek, British Columbia, Canada.

25. Queen Mary

Self | Their Imperial Majesties in Bombay

Queen Mary was born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes Mary in Kensington Palace on May 26, 1867 to Duke Francis and Duchess Mary of Teck. Young Mary was the great-granddaughter of George III and a second cousin to Queen Victoria.

She and her family lived a quiet life in ...

26. Ray Goulding

Writer | Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda (TV Special)

Ray Goulding was born on March 20, 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA as Raymond Walter Goulding. He was an actor and writer, known for Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda (TV Special) (1979), Cold Turkey (1971) and The Bob & Ray Show (1951). He was married to Mary Elizabeth Leader. He ...

27. Richard Leech

Actor | A Night to Remember

Richard Leech was born on November 24, 1922 in Dublin, Ireland as Richard Leeper McClelland. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), Gandhi (1982) and The Devil in the Fog (1968). He was married to Diane Margaret McClelland and Helen Hyslop Uttley. He died on March 24, 2004 in London...

28. Richard Widmark

Actor | The Alamo

Richard Widmark established himself as an icon of American cinema with his debut in the 1947 film noir Kiss of Death (1947) in which he won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination as the killer "Tommy Udo". Kiss of Death (1947) and other noir thrillers established Widmark as part of a new ...

29. Sam Jaffe

Actor | The Day the Earth Stood Still

Born Shalom Jaffe in New York City, he became known to the world as Sam Jaffe. From a Jewish family as a child he appeared in Yiddish theater productions with his mother, a well-known regional stage actress. He graduated from the City College of New York and then studied engineering at Columbia ...

30. Sam Lloyd Sr.

Actor | Where the Rivers Flow North

Sam Lloyd Sr. was born on September 8, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Where the Rivers Flow North (1993), The Spitfire Grill (1996) and Bereft (2004). He was married to Barbara. He died on March 24, 2017 in Weston, Vermont, USA.

31. Santiago Gómez Cou

Actor | Una mujer sin importancia

Santiago Gómez Cou was born in 1903 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Santiago Gómez Cousillas. He was an actor, known for A Woman of No Importance (1945), The Count of Monte Cristo (1953) and The Tunnel (1952). He died in April 1984 in Argentina.

32. Yvonne Mitchell

Actress | Woman in a Dressing Gown

Britisher Yvonne Mitchell was first and foremost a stage actress who began her career quite early as a teen. By the time of her death, she had performed under the theatre lights for over four decades. Her output in films and TV paled in comparison, but the work she put out in those mediums were of ...

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