Deaths: March 14

by bcampos862 | created - 15 Mar 2017 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. Stephen Hawking

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of ...

2. Adrian Lamo

Editor | Scam Story

Adrian Lamo is a Boston-born threat analyst and security enthusiast. His former high-profile computer intrusions and involvement with the Wikileaks investigation have been cited in thousands of news articles, numerous television segments, several films, an opera, a theatrical play, and scores of ...

3. Alfred Crosby

America Before Columbus

Alfred Crosby was born on January 15, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Alfred Worcester Crosby Jr. He is known for his work on America Before Columbus (2009) and American Experience (1988). He was married to Frances Karttunen, Anna Bienemann and Barbara Stevens. He died on March 14, 2018 in ...

4. Altovise Davis

Actress | Can't Stop the Music

Altovise Davis was born on August 30, 1943 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA as Altovise Joanne Gore. She was an actress, known for Can't Stop the Music (1980), Kingdom of the Spiders (1977) and Charlie's Angels (1976). She was married to Sammy Davis Jr.. She died on March 14, 2009 in Los Angeles, ...

5. Ana María Giunta

Actress | La película del rey

Ana María Giunta was born on March 1, 1943 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for A King and His Movie (1986), 2 ilusiones (2004) and El acompañamiento (1991). She was married to Ricardo Octavio Racconto. She died on March 14, 2015 in Buenos Aires.

6. Busby Berkeley

Director | Gold Diggers of 1935

Busby Berkeley was one of the greatest choreographers of the US movie musical. He started his career in the US Army in 1918, as a lieutenant in the artillery conducting and directing parades. After the World War I cease-fire he was ordered to stage camp shows for the soldiers. Back in the US he ...

8. Edith Atwater

Actress | True Grit

A respected stage actress, brunette Edith Atwater was another of those performers who never quite managed to break into films. She was trained at the American Laboratory Theatre and began her acting career at the age of eighteen. She was on Broadway from 1931, her carefully coiffed patrician looks ...

9. Emilio Disi

Actor | Me llaman Gorrión

Emilio Disi was born on January 2, 1943 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Emilio Roberto Parada. He was an actor and director, known for Me llaman Gorrión (1972), La búsqueda (1985) and Imitaciones peligrosas (1999). He was married to Dorys del Valle. He died on March 14...

10. Fred Zinnemann

Director | A Man for All Seasons

Initially grew up wanting to be a violinist, but while at the University of Vienna decided to study law. While doing so, he became increasingly interested in American film and decided that was what he wanted to do. He became involved in European filmaking for a short time before going to America to...

11. Gareth Hunt

Actor | Licensed to Love and Kill

Gareth Hunt was born on February 7, 1943 in Battersea, London, England as Alan Leonard Hunt. He was an actor and composer, known for Undercover Lover (1979), Doctor Who (1963) and The New Avengers (1976). He was married to Amanda, Annette Walter-Lax and Carol. He died on March 14, 2007 in Redhill, ...

12. Howard Ashman

Soundtrack | Beauty and the Beast

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Howard Ashman moved to New York City in 1974 and began writing plays while working as an editor in a publishing house. His work attracted attention and he became WPA Theatre's artist director in 1977. In 1982, Ashman collaborated with composer Alan Menken on the ...

13. Jack Greene

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Jack Greene was born on January 7, 1930 in Maryville, Tennessee, USA as Jack Henry Greene. He died on March 14, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.

14. Jack H. Harris

Producer | The Blob

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jack H. Harris first entered show business by way of vaudeville, singing and dancing with Cliff Edwards' (aka "Ukeleke Ike") Kiddie Revue at age six. Working his way up from an early job as a theater usher, Harris went into publicity and learned distribution, ...

15. Jim Bowen

Actor | Jonathan Creek

Jim Bowen is an English actor, stand-up comedian and TV personality.

He is best known as the long-time host of the ITV game show Bullseye, which he hosted from its beginning in September 1981 until the end of its 14th series in July 1995.

Bowen has also appeared in TV dramas and comedies. He played a...

16. Jorge Ibáñez

Costume_department | Nada x perder

Jorge Ibáñez was born on December 7, 1969 in Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Jorge Carlos Ibáñez. He died on March 14, 2014 in Buenos Aires.

17. Jorge Petraglia

Actor | Moebius

Jorge Petraglia was born in 1927 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Moebius (1996), Wild Horses (1995) and Vilkolakio pedsakai (1986). He died on March 14, 2004 in Buenos Aires.

18. Kirk Alyn

Actor | Superman

Starting his show business career as a chorus boy on Broadway and an entertainer in vaudeville, Kirk Alyn played bit parts and minor supporting roles in several low-budget films before getting his big break playing the title role in the serial Superman (1948). He wasn't able to sustain a film ...

19. Lefty Kreh

He was a prominent fisherman, newspaper columnist, and author of 32 books on the outdoors. His "life list" of fish caught included 126 species. He fished on every continent except Antarctica. He designed a fly, dubbed "Lefty's Deceiver," that was so revolutionary, it was pictured on a US ...

20. Maurice Ronet

Actor | Le feu follet

Maurice Ronet was born on April 13, 1927 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Maurice Julien Marie Robinet. He was an actor and director, known for The Fire Within (1963), Elevator to the Gallows (1958) and Purple Noon (1960). He was married to Maria Pacôme. He died on March 14, 1983 in Paris, ...

21. Myrna Mores

Actress | Mandinga en la sierra

Myrna Mores was born on October 3, 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Mandinga en la sierra (1939), RSM, el resumen de los medios (2005) and Hola Susana (1987). She was married to Mariano Mores. She died on March 14, 2014 in Buenos Aires.

22. Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt

Director | Bundfald

Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt was born on July 7, 1931 in Esbjerg, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Sin Alley (1957), Tukuma (1984) and 4 x 4 (1965). He was married to Karen Merete Nielsen. He died on March 14, 2018 in Denmark.

23. Peter Graves

Actor | Airplane!

Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Aurness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Army Air Force, he studied...

24. Ralph James

Actor | Mork & Mindy

Ralph James was born on November 29, 1924 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Ralph James Torrez. He was an actor, known for Mork & Mindy (1978), Spider-Man (1981) and Sixpack Annie (1975). He was married to Suzanne A. Justyna. He died on March 14, 1992 in Beverly Hills, California.

25. René Laloux

Writer | La planète sauvage

René Laloux was born on July 13, 1929 in Paris, France. He was a writer and director, known for Fantastic Planet (1973), Time Masters (1982) and Les escargots (1966). He died on March 14, 2004 in Angoulême, Charente, France.

27. Susan Hayward

Actress | I Want to Live!

Susan Hayward was born Edythe Marrener in Brooklyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father was a transportation worker, and Susan lived a fairly comfortable life as a child, but the precocious little redhead had no idea of the life that awaited her. She attended public school in Brooklyn, where she...

28. Val Lewton

Producer | The Body Snatcher

Born in Russia in 1904, Lewton moved with his mother and sister to Berlin in 1906, then to USA in 1909. He wrote for newspapers, magazines, novels, pornography, etc.- often using pseudonyms to disguise their origin (the name Val Lewton was one such pseudonym, used first for some novels in the 1930'...

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