Deaths: December 2by bcampos862 | created - 02 Dec 2016 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
1. Roxie Roker
Actress | The Jeffersons
Roxie Roker was born on August 28, 1929 in Miami, Florida, USA as Roxie Albertha Roker. She was an actress, known for The Jeffersons (1975), Fantasy Island (1977) and ABC Afterschool Specials (1972). She was married to Sy Kravitz. She died on December 2, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Stalker
Alexandr Kajdanovsky, Russian actor, director and screenwriter, now best remembered for his work in Andrei Tarkovsky's films. Kajdanovsky left Junior High School to enroll in technical college where he was training to become a welder. Apparently a prospect of becoming a worker did not appeal to him...
Actor | Callan
Anthony Valentine was born on August 17, 1939 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Callan (1967), Scobie in September (1969) and An Age of Kings (1960). He was married to Susan Valentine. He died on December 2, 2015 in Guildford, Surrey, England.
4. Billy Chapin
Actor | The Night of the Hunter
Billy Chapin was born on December 28, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William McClellan Chapin. He was an actor, known for The Night of the Hunter (1955), Tobor the Great (1954) and Violent Saturday (1955). He died on December 2, 2016 in the USA.
5. Bobby Keys
Composer | FightZone Presents
Bobby Keys was born on December 18, 1943 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Robert Henry Keys. He was an actor and composer, known for FightZone Presents (2007), Son of Dracula (1973) and Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971). He was married to Holly. He died on December 2, 2014 in Franklin, ...
7. Charlie Byrd
Soundtrack | Sneakers
Jazz composer and guitarist, noted for using his fingers in the classical style, rather than a flat pick in the typical jazz style, to play his instrument. Inspired by the Belgian guitarist Django Reinhardt, he later studied classical guitar under the self-trained Spanish maestro Andrés Segovia. In...
Actor | Lincoln
Christopher Evan Welch was born on September 28, 1965 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Lincoln (2012), The Master (2012) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). He was married to Emma Welch. He died on December 2, 2013 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
9. Desi Arnaz
Producer | I Love Lucy
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz ye de Acha III was born in Santiago, Cuba on March 2, 1917. His father was the mayor of Santiago. The 1933 revolution led by Fulgencio Batista had landed his father in jail and stripped the family of its wealth, property and power. His father was released because of the ...
10. Fifi D'Orsay
Actress | Going Hollywood
Although she made her career playing the quintessential Parisian coquette, Fifi D'Orsay was actually a Canadian. She was born Yvonne Lussier in Montreal, Québec, in 1904. At the age of 20 she arrived in New York, determined to become an actress. She was met by Helen Morgan, whom she knew from ...
Actor | C'era una volta il West
Elegant, urbane and well-spoken, Gabriele Ferzetti was one of Italy's most prominent international stars of the 1950's and 60's. His passion for the stage had begun with performing in university plays. This paved the way to a scholarship at the Rome Academy of Dramatic Art (Accademia d'arte ...
12. Gail Fisher
Actress | Mannix
A classy, smart-looking, spectacularly beautiful African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five ...
15. Irineo Leguisamo
Actor | ¡Leguisamo solo!
Irineo Leguisamo was born on October 20, 1903 in Arerunguá, Salto, Uruguay. He was an actor, known for ¡Leguisamo solo! (1930), Hasta siempre Carlos Gardel (1973) and Gardel, el alma que canta (1985). He died on December 2, 1985 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
16. Ivan Chermayeff
Production_designer | America at the Movies
Ivan Chermayeff was born on June 6, 1932 in London. He is known for his work on America at the Movies (1976), Carrier (2008) and OnCreativity (2012). He was married to Jane Clark and Sara Anne Duffy. He died on December 2, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
19. Ken Scott
Actor | Stopover Tokyo
Ken Scott was born on October 13, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Kenneth E. Schibath. He was an actor, known for Stopover Tokyo (1957), Bewitched (1964) and Death Valley Days (1952). He was married to Patricia Joyce. He died on December 2, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Les Whitten
Writer | Moon of the Wolf
Les Whitten was born on February 21, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Leslie Hunter Whitten Jr. He was a writer, known for Moon of the Wolf (1972) and American Expose: Who Murdered JFK? (1988). He was married to Phyllis Webber. He died on December 2, 2017 in Adelphi, Maryland, USA.
22. Marianne Means
Self | What's My Line?
Marianne Means was born on June 13, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA as Marianne Hansen. She was married to James J. Kilpatrick, Warren Weaver Jr., Emmet Riordan, Cecil Paul Means and Edward H. DeHart. She died on December 2, 2017 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
24. Marty Feldman
Actor | Young Frankenstein
"I am too old to die young, and too young to grow up," Marty Feldman told a reporter -- a week before he died.
This beloved comedian, who poked fun at himself, as well as others, was born Martin Alan Feldman on July 8, 1934, in London, England. His parents were of Ukrainian Jewish heritage (from ...
25. Michael Gothard
Actor | Lifeforce
Best remembered in Britain for the television series Arthur of the Britons (1972), Ken Russell 's The Devils (1971) and as the villain in For Your Eyes Only (1981). His break into films came with Don Levy's Herostratus (1967). Michael was unmarried, living in Hampstead, England and under treatment ...
27. Mundell Lowe
Jazz legend Mundell Lowe learned to play guitar from the age of six, growing up in and around Laurel, Mississippi, the son of a Baptist minister. He helped his father hoe cotton on his farm but had no aspirations to work on the land. Aged ten, he acquired his first six-string guitar and became ...
28. Nelly Beltrán
Actress | La banda del Golden Rocket
Nelly Beltrán was born on August 29, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for La banda del Golden Rocket (1991), Destino para dos (1968) and Socios para la aventura (1958). She was married to Maurice Jouvet. She died on December 2, 2007 in Buenos Aires.
31. Pat Flaherty
Actor | My Man Godfrey
Pat Flaherty served in the military during the Mexican border campaign in 1916 and was a flying officer for the Signal Corps in World War I. He then played professional baseball in the minor leagues in Des Moines, San Francisco, Shreveport, Indianapolis, Akron and for other teams. He played ...
32. Richard Shannon
Actor | The Leather Saint
Richard Shannon was born on July 25, 1920 in San Francisco, California, USA as Richard Esberry Mangan. He was an actor, known for The Leather Saint (1956), Cattle Empire (1958) and Flight to Tangier (1953). He was married to Ellen Carmichael and Marla English. He died on December 2, 1989 in Astoria...
33. Robert Cummings
Actor | Dial M for Murder
Effective light comedian of '30s and '40s films and '50s and '60s TV series, Robert Cummings was renowned for his eternally youthful looks (which he attributed to a strict vitamin and health-food diet). He was educated at Carnegie Tech and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Deciding that ...
Actress | We Shall See
Rosemarie Frankland was a beautiful young girl in London, working behind the counter at Marks and Spencer, who ended up becoming Britain's first Miss World in 1961. She began an affair with Bob Hope that lasted more than twenty years. She even moved in to his home in Palm Springs at one point. ...
Actor | Arabian Nights
Sabu Dastagir (or Selar Shaik Sabu, depending on your resource) was born on January 27, 1924, in the little town of Mysore, India, which is nestled in the jungles of Karapur. The son of an elephant driver (mahout) in service for the Maharajah of his town, the young stable boy learned responsibility...
37. Ulli Lommel
Widely known for his frequent collaborations with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a creative partnership which lasted 10 years and produced over 20 films, Ulli Lommel is one of the most consistently creative filmmakers to come from the New German Cinema movement.
The son of German comic performer Ludwig ...
38. Will MacMillan
Actor | The Enforcer
Born in Steubenville, Ohio on November 25th, 1944. Raised in West "By God" Virginia. Attended Washington & Jefferson for his undergrad, and BU for grad school. Worked with Lovelace Marionette Theater in Pittsburgh. Has worked extensively on stage as an actor and director, as well as being involved ...
40. William Tannen
Actor | Woman of the Year
William Tannen was born on November 17, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Woman of the Year (1942), 99 River Street (1953) and Hey, Jeannie! (1956). He was married to Donrue Leighton. He died on December 2, 1976 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.