Deaths: December 14by 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, ...
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.
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....
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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
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
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.
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 ...
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...