Deaths: December 14

by bcampos862 | created - 14 Dec 2016 | updated - 07 Dec 2018 | Public

1. Mike Evans

Writer | Good Times

Clean cut and smoothly handsome as a youth, Mike Evans got on board the Norman Lear TV train in the early 1970s and took a straight ride to sitcom stardom in both a landmark comedy series and its black-oriented spin-off. Born Michael Jonas Evans in Salisbury, North Carolina, on November 3, 1949, ...

2. Alberto Segado

Actor | Perdido por perdido

Alberto Segado was born on August 24, 1944 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Perdido por perdido (1993), Plata dulce (1982) and I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993). He died on December 14, 2010 in Buenos Aires.

3. Arthur Treacher

Actor | Mary Poppins

Born Arthur Veary Treacher in Brighton, East Sussex, England, he was the son of a lawyer. He established a stage career after returning from World War I, and by 1928, he had come to America as part of a musical-comedy revue called Great Temptations. When his film career began in the early 1930s, ...

4. Bernard Fox

Actor | Titanic

Endearing, bushy-whiskered Welsh character actor whose screen repertoire seemed to consist for the better part of variations on a similar theme, namely stereotypical stiff-upper-lip or bumbling British gents. The son of an actress and an actor-manager and on stage from early childhood, Fox began ...

5. Bess Myerson

Actress | The Jackie Gleason Show

Bess Myerson was born on July 16, 1924 in The Bronx, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Jackie Gleason Show (1952), Repertory Theatre (1948) and Frasier (1993). She was married to Arnold M. Grant and Allan Wayne. She died on December 14, 2014 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

6. Robert Givens

Art_department | Linus! The Lion Hearted

Bob Givens began straight out of high school as an animation checker and 'in-betweener' working primarily for Grim Natwick at Disney studios in 1937. He perfected his drawing technique in subsequent years by attended night classes at the Chouinard Art Institute and the New York Art Students League....

Bob Givens

7. Clinton Sundberg

Actor | The Toast of New Orleans

Soft-spoken small-part actor Clinton Sundberg was a minor player on the MGM payroll during the late 40s and 50s. A one-time teacher who turned his focus to character acting, his rather meek countenance and light, raspy tenor tones befitted a comfortable niche playing courteous servile types in ...

8. Dinah Washington

Soundtrack | The Cable Guy

Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the former Ruth Lee Jones moved with her family to Chicago as a young girl. She considered the Windy City her true home. And it was there in early 1940s that a local nightclub owner provided her first gig - and a new name that she would make famous. By 1959 she had ...

9. Edmund Lyndeck

Actor | Big Daddy

Edmund Lyndeck was born on October 4, 1925 in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Big Daddy (1999), Road Trip (2000) and Enchanted (2007). He died on December 14, 2015 in Pennsylvania, USA.

10. Francisco Canaro

Soundtrack | Il postino

Francisco Canaro was born on November 26, 1888 in San José de Mayo, Uruguay as Francisco Canarozzo. He died on December 14, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

11. Gabilondo Soler

Music_department | Ensayo de una noche de bodas

Gabilondo Soler was born on October 6, 1907 in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico as Francisco José Gabilondo Soler. He died on December 14, 1990 in Tocuila, Estado de Mexico, Mexico.

Francisco Gabilondo Soler 'Cri-Cri'

12. Gregory Ratoff

Actor | All About Eve

Producer, director and actor Gregory Ratoff was born in Samara, Russia on April 20, 1897, and studied at the University of St. Petersburg. His pursuit of a law career was interrupted by service in the Czar's army, and he fought in World War I. He later changed his focus and went on to make a name ...

13. Jeanne Crain

Actress | State Fair

Jeanne Crain was born in Barstow, California, on May 25, 1925. The daughter of a high school English teacher and his wife, Jeanne was moved to Los Angeles not long after her birth after her father got another teaching position in that city. While in junior high school, Jeanne played the lead in a ...

14. Jet Set Hudson

Actor | Workaholics

Jet Set Hudson was born on January 18, 1953 in Tampa, Florida, USA as Jesse Hudson. He was an actor, known for Workaholics (2011), Workaholics: The Other Cubicle (2012) and No Beers for Bradley (2013). He died on December 14, 2012 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

15. Jock Mahoney

Actor | Tarzan Goes to India

Mahoney is of French and Irish extraction, with some Cherokee. At the University of Iowa, he was outstanding in swimming, basketball and football. When World War II broke out, he enlisted as a Marine fighter pilot and instructor. In Hollywood, he was a noted stunt man, doubling for Errol Flynn, ...

16. Karl Erik Nilsson

Self | BingoLotto

Karl Erik Nilsson was born on January 4, 1922 in Stehag, Eslöv, Sweden. He died on December 14, 2017 in Malmö, Sweden.

17. Kent Damon

Actor | Stuck on You

Kent Damon was born on August 18, 1942 in the USA as Kent Telfer Damon. He was an actor, known for Stuck on You (2003). He was married to Celeste Kent and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. He died on December 14, 2017 in Massachusetts, USA.

18. Lones Wigger Jr.

Self | I've Got a Secret

Lones Wigger Jr. was born on August 25, 1937 in Great Falls, Montana, USA as Lones Wesley Wigger Jr. He was married to Mary Kay Spencer. He died on December 14, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

19. Marc Van Eeghem

Actor | Windkracht 10

Marc Van Eeghem was born on September 14, 1960 in Brugge, Flanders, Belgium. He was an actor, known for Windkracht 10 (1997), In Vlaamse Velden (2014) and Het eiland (2004). He died on December 14, 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium.

20. Michael Kane

Actor | Three Days of the Condor

Michael Kane was born on March 21, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Michael Edward Desmond Keane. He was an actor and writer, known for Three Days of the Condor (1975), Lonely Are the Brave (1962) and The Bedford Incident (1965). He died on December 14, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Myrna Loy

Actress | The Best Years of Our Lives

Myrna Loy was born Myrna Adele Williams on August 2, 1905 in Helena, Montana, to Adelle Mae (Johnson) and David Franklin Williams. Her paternal grandparents were Welsh, and her mother was of Scottish and Swedish descent. Myrna was raised in Helena and nearby Radersburg. Her father, a rancher, was ...

22. Neeraj Vora

Writer | Hera Pheri

Neeraj Vora was born on January 22, 1963 in Bhuj, Gujarat, India. He was an actor and writer, known for Hera Pheri (2000), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006) and Khiladi 420 (2000). He died on December 14, 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

23. Neva Patterson

Actress | An Affair to Remember

Lean-framed, arch and edgy, somewhat hard-looking, dark-haired Neva Patterson, known by face perhaps as opposed to name, was a familiar presence in heavily-styled drama of the 1950s and 1960s radio, stage, film and TV. Christened Neva Louise Patterson in 1920 (some sources incorrectly state 1922) ...

24. Norman Fell

Actor | Three's Company

Norman Fell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924. He graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's degree in drama. During World War II, he was an Air Force tail gunner in the Pacific. After the war, he studied acting and obtained small parts in television and on stage. His first ...

25. Peter O'Toole

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a ...

26. Robert Eddison

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Robert Eddison was born on June 10, 1908 in Yokohama, Japan as Robert Leadam Eddison. He was an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Eustace Diamonds (1959) and The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986). He died on December 14, 1991 in London, England.

27. Ruth Kobart

Actress | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Ruth Kobart was born on April 24, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Ruth Maxine Kohn. She was an actress, known for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), Dirty Harry (1971) and Sister Act (1992). She died on December 14, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.

28. Silvina Ocampo

Writer | Keif

Youngest sister of Victoria Ocampo, Argentine writer, intellectual and publisher of the literary magazine Sur (Buenos Aires, 07 April 1890 -, 21 January 1979, Buenos Aires).

29. Stubby Kaye

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Sunny, lovable tenor Stubby Kaye with his butterball frame kept his real name a secret for his entire career. He was born Bernard Katzin in New York and started off in the world of entertainment in 1939 after winning a radio contest. Touring as a comedian in vaudeville for over a decade, he also ...

30. Tamio Ôki

Actor | Kôkaku Kidôtai

Tamio Ôki was born on January 2, 1928 in Tokyo, Japan as Tamio Ooki. He was an actor, known for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004) and Onimusha: Warlords (2001). He died on December 14, 2017 in Japan.

31. Verna Felton

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Verna Felton had extensive experience on the stage and in radio before she broke into film and television. Her trademarks was her distinctive husky voice and her no-nonsense attitude. She was quite in demand for voiceover work, as evidenced by her roles in Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (...

32. William Bendix

Actor | Lifeboat

William Bendix was not a son of Brooklyn, New York, although because of his stereotypical "Brooklyn accent" it has been widely supposed that he was. Bendix was actually born in the Borough of Manhattan (New York City proper), in a midtown flat hard by the tracks of the long-since defunct ...

33. Yurizan Beltran

Actress | Not Monday Night Football XXX

Buxom and shapely brunette knockout Yurizan Beltran was born on November 2, 1986 in Long Beach, California. Of Mexican descent, Beltran was raised by a single mother in Long Beach, attended college in Los Angeles, California; and worked as a waitress at a Hooters restaurant prior to her involvement...

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