Deaths: December 11

by bcampos862 | created - 11 Dec 2016 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Ravi Shankar

Composer | Gandhi

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments placed him as the leading figure of an important musical tradition. His long and distinguished musical ...

2. Alberto Bello

Actor | Amorina

Alberto Bello was born in 1897 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Amorina (1961), End of the Night (1944) and Madame Bovary (1947). He died in 1963 in Buenos Aires.

3. Aline Griffith

Self | Garbo: El espía

Aline Griffith was born on May 22, 1923 in Pearl River, New York, USA as María Aline Griffith Dexter. She was married to Luis Figueroa y Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno. She died on December 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

4. Ashleigh Aston Moore

Actress | Now and Then

Ashleigh Ashton Moore was born as Ashley Rogers on September 30, 1981. Her parents were Cynthia Moore, a CNA (Certified nursing assistant) and James Moore, who wasn't around for much of her life. She attended a private school in Sunnyvalle until third grade when she left to spend full time on her ...

5. Barbara Read

Actress | Make Way for Tomorrow

Barbara Read was born on December 29, 1917 in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for Make Way for Tomorrow (1937), Three Smart Girls (1936) and The Spellbinder (1939). She was married to William Talman, Bill Josephy and William Paul III. She died on December 11, 1963 in Laguna ...

6. Bettie Page

Self | Striporama

Bettie Page's life was filled with cult myth, mystery and sadness. Her image captured the imagination of a generation with her free spirit and unabashed sensuality, during an era of strong sexual repression. She was the quintessential pin-up, tacked up on walls in military barracks and garages; ...

7. Bob Krasnow

Soundtrack | Hollywood a Go Go

Bob Krasnow was born on July 20, 1934 in Rochester, New York, USA as Robert Alan Krasnow. He is known for his work on Hollywood a Go Go (1964), Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (1983) and When the Applause Died (1990). He was married to Sandra Lee Marks, Nada Lantz and Sandy Krasnow. He died...

8. Carlos Ramírez

Soundtrack | Bathing Beauty

Carlos Julio Ramirez was born in the city of Tocaima, Colombia on August 4, 1916. He is one of the most important Colombian singers of all time. Ever since he was a little boy, he started to sing. He did it for a few coins in the ships that sailed the River Magdalena. In one of these ships called "...

9. Charles Robert Jenkins

Writer | The Reluctant Communist

Charles Robert Jenkins was born on February 18, 1940 in Rich Square, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Reluctant Communist, Unsung Heroes (1978) and Crossing the Line (2006). He was married to Hitomi Soga. He died on December 11, 2017 in Sado, Niigata, Japan.

10. David Lewis

Actor | The Apartment

David Lewis was born on October 19, 1916 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Apartment (1960), General Hospital (1963) and Batman (1966). He died on December 11, 2000 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Dawn Sears

Soundtrack | Bandit: Bandit Goes Country

Dawn Sears was born on December 7, 1961 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, USA as Dawn Marie Skari. She was married to Kenny Sears. She died on December 11, 2014 in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA.

12. Dewey Robinson

Actor | A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dewey Robinson was born on August 17, 1898 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), 6 Hours to Live (1932) and The Big Broadcast (1932). He was married to Louise Arlene Woolner. He died on December 11, 1950 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

13. Elspeth Dudgeon

Actress | The Old Dark House

Elspeth Dudgeon was born on December 4, 1871 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Old Dark House (1932), Sh! The Octopus (1937) and Becky Sharp (1935). She died on December 11, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14. Galina Vishnevskaya

Actress | Aleksandra

Galina Vishnevskaya was a famous Russian opera singer and public figure.

She was born Galina Pavlovna Ivanova on October 25, 1926, in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), Russia. Abandoned by her parents during the Stalin's dictatorship, young Galina was raised by her grandmother, only later she ...

15. George Waggner

Director | South of Tahiti

George Waggner was born on September 7, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as George Waggoner. He was a director and writer, known for South of Tahiti (1941), Man Made Monster (1941) and Ghost Town Riders (1938). He was married to Danny Shannon. He died on December 11, 1984 in Hollywood, ...

17. Joe Ligon

Self | Faith Unscripted: Ambassador Bobby Jones

Joe Ligon was born on September 11, 1942 in Troy, Alabama, USA as Willie Joe Ligon. He died on December 11, 2016 in Georgia, USA.

18. Jose Cuciuffo

Self | XIII FIFA World Cup 1986

Jose Cuciuffo was born on January 2, 1961 in Cordoba, Argentina. He died on December 11, 2004 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

José Luis Cuciuffo

19. Juan Carlos Barbieri

Actor | Cuerpo extraño: Cuando una mujer no quiere

Juan Carlos Barbieri was born on October 8, 1932 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Cuerpo extraño: Cuando una mujer no quiere (1962), Sinfonía de juventud (1955) and Mimi, el ángel del barrio (1969). He was married to Vicky Barbieri and Inés Moreno. He died...

20. Keith Chegwin

Actor | Shaun of the Dead

Keith Chegwin was born on January 17, 1957 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), Macbeth (1971) and The Troublesome Double (1967). He was married to Maria Fielden and Maggie Philbin. He died on December 11, 2017.

21. Kevin O'Morrison

Actor | Sleepless in Seattle

Kevin O'Morrison was born on May 25, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Funny Farm (1988) and Dear Ruth (1947). He was married to Linda Soma. He died on December 11, 2016 in Lynnwood, Washington, USA.

22. Lee Wiley

Soundtrack | L.A. Confidential

One of the great jazz vocalists of all time, Lee Wiley was possessed of a wonderful warm, sensuous and somewhat smoky voice and was able to project more emotion into her songs than most of her contemporaries. She rose to fame at a young age in the 1930's, singing with the bands of Leo Reisman (at ...

23. Lindsay Crosby

Actor | The Mechanic

Lindsay Crosby was born on January 5, 1938 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Lindsay Harry Crosby. He was an actor, known for The Mechanic (1972), Bigfoot (1970) and The Glory Stompers (1967). He was married to Suzy Crosby, Janet Sue Schwartze and Barbara Diane Fredrickson. He died on ...

24. Michael Robbins

Actor | The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Michael Robbins (14 November 1930 - 11 December 1992) was an English actor and comedian best known for his on-going role as Arthur Rudge in the TV sitcom and film versions of On the Buses (1969-72).

Born in London, Robbins was a bank clerk who became an actor after appearing in amateur dramatic ...

25. Mike Ribas

Composer | Los extraterrestres

Mike Ribas is known for his work on Los extraterrestres (1983), Las aventuras de Tremendo (1986) and Mi secretaria está loca, loca, loca (1967). He died on December 4, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain.

26. Milagros de la Vega

Actress | La cifra impar

Milagros de la Vega was born on February 3, 1895 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as María de los Milagros de la Vega. She is known for her work on Odd Number (1962), La bestia debe morir (1952) and El loro de la soledad (1967). She was married to Carlos Perelli. She died on December 11, 1980 in Buenos ...

27. Norman Leavitt

Actor | Off Limits

Norman Leavitt was born on December 1, 1913 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Norman Turner Leavitt. He was an actor, known for Off Limits (1952), Trackdown (1957) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on December 11, 2005 in Solvang, California, USA.

28. Pat Walshe

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Born in 1900, he worked in vaudeville as a child and appeared in Broadway in "A Good Little Devil". As an adult he continued to appear in vaudeville but also joined various circuses and Midget Troupes. He had a specialist interest in portraying animals and was a veteran animal impersonator. He ...

29. Paul Annett

Director | Secret Army

Paul Annett was born in February 1937 in London, England as Paul Anthony Annett. He was a director and producer, known for Secret Army (1977), Fox Mystery Theater (1984) and EastEnders (1985). He was married to Margo Andrew. He died on December 11, 2017.

30. Percy Kilbride

Actor | The Egg and I

He had a long career in theater before making movies, playing hundreds of roles, mostly rustic bumpkins, in stage and stock. His film career included two isolated early films: White Woman (1933) and Soak the Rich (1936). It began in earnest with the part of Orion Peabody in the Spencer Tracy-...

31. Reed Hadley

Actor | Zorro's Fighting Legion

Tall, dark, and handsome, Reed Hadley appeared most frequently as either a villain or as an officer of the law during a film career of 35 years. His rich, bass voice was also frequently heard as narrator for movies and documentaries. He may be best remembered for his work in television, where he ...

32. Robert Q. Lewis

Actor | Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask

Robert Q. Lewis was born on April 25, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Robert Goldberg. He was an actor, known for Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972), An Affair to Remember (1957) and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (...

33. Sam Cooke

Soundtrack | Innerspace

Sam Cooke was born January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was one of eight children of Charles Cook Sr., a Baptist minister. When Sam sang as a little boy in church, everyone made note that his voice had "something special". He sang in church and in local gospel choirs until a group called...

34. Susan Gordon

Actress | Tormented

Susan Gordon was born on July 27, 1949 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Susan Lynn Gordon. She was an actress, known for Tormented (1960), The Five Pennies (1959) and Ben Casey (1961). She was married to Avraham Aviner. She died on December 11, 2011 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA.

35. Suzanna Leigh

Actress | The Deadly Bees

Born Suzanna Smyth, the daughter of an auto engine manufacturer, Suzanna Leigh grew up in Belgrave, England, and in convent schools outside London. She began working in movies while still a pre-teen, appearing as an extra in 1958's Tom Thumb (1958) (film-debuting in the "Dancing Shoes" sequence), ...

36. Tito Gómez

Actor | Los ojazos de mi negra

Tito Gómez was born on August 19, 1920 in Córdoba, Argentina as Mario Horacio Gómez Alzuarena. He was an actor, known for Los ojazos de mi negra (1940), P'al otro lado (1942) and La pequeña señora de Pérez (1944). He died on December 11, 2000.

37. Walter Coy

Actor | The Searchers

Walter Coy was born on January 31, 1909 in Great Falls, Montana, USA as Walter Darwin Coy. He was an actor, known for The Searchers (1956), The Lusty Men (1952) and So Big (1953). He was married to Ruth E. Harburger and Anne Burr. He died on December 11, 1974 in Santa Maria, California, USA.

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