Deaths: December 29by bcampos862 | created - 30 Dec 2016 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Writer | Solyaris
The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood (1962), which ...
3. Avi Cohen
4. Bill Erwin
Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Bill Erwin was born on December 2, 1914 in Honey Grove, Texas, USA as William Lindsey Erwin. He was an actor, known for Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Home Alone (1990) and Somewhere in Time (1980). He was married to Lucy Frances MacLachlan. He died on December 29, 2010 in Studio City, ...
6. Danny Breen
Producer | The Wayne Brady Show
Danny Breen was born on October 11, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Daniel Martin Breen. He was a producer and writer, known for The Wayne Brady Show (2002), Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) and The Net (1995). He was married to Nonie Newton-Riley. He died on December 29, 2017 in Los Angeles,...
Actor | Rasputin: The Mad Monk
Dinsdale Landen was educated at King's School, Rochester and spent a time at the Florence Moore Drama School. This was followed by National Service with the RAF, during which time, he joined a drama group. Upon demobilisation, he joined Worthing rep. He has enjoyed an extensive career in the cinema...
8. Don Taylor
Actor | Stalag 17
Born in Freeport, Pennsylvania, Don Taylor studied law, then speech and drama at Penn State University, where as a freshman he began taking part in college stage productions. Hitchhiking to Hollywood in 1942, the youthful Taylor screen-tested at Warner Brothers but was rejected because of his draft...
9. Earl Hindman
Actor | Silverado
Earl Hindman was born on October 20, 1942 in Bisbee, Arizona, USA as Earl John Hindman. He was an actor, known for Silverado (1985), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) and The Parallax View (1974). He was married to Molly McGreevy. He died on December 29, 2003 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.
10. Frank Thring
Actor | Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
Frank Thring was born on May 11, 1926 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Francis William Thring Jr. He was an actor, known for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Ben-Hur (1959) and The Vikings (1958). He was married to Joan Cunliffe. He died on December 29, 1994 in Melbourne.
15. Julie Allred
Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Born in Philadelphia to a Jewish family, she landed her one and only film role in the 1962 thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) after winning a contest. After appearing as the young Jane Hudson she never returned to the screen or any other form of acting thereafter due to the religious ...
16. Lita Grey
Actress | The Devil's Sleep
Lita Grey began working for Charles Chaplin at his Hollywood studio when she was 12, doing bit parts in a couple of movies of his. Three years later, at 15, she met Chaplin again, became pregnant by him and they were married in 1924, when she was 16 and he was 35. They had two sons before their ...
17. Marie Menken
Actress | The Life of Juanita Castro
Marie Menken was born on May 25, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA as Marie Menkevicius. She was a director and cinematographer, known for The Life of Juanita Castro (1965), Chelsea Girls (1966) and The Gravediggers from Guadix (1960). She was married to Willard Maas. She died on December 29, ...
18. Mike Auldridge
19. Nestor Goncalves
Nestor Goncalves was born on April 27, 1936 in Baltasar Brum, Artigas, Uruguay as Néstor Gonçalves Martinicorena. He died on December 29, 2016 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
20. Pedro Osinaga
Actor | Antología de la zarzuela
Pedro Osinaga was born on December 15, 1936 in Pamplona, Navarra, Spain as Pedro Osinaga Escribano. He was an actor, known for Antología de la zarzuela (1979), Estudio 1 (1965) and Novela (1963). He was married to Tomasa Losa Fernández. He died on December 29, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
21. Peggy Cummins
Actress | Gun Crazy
Peggy Cummins was born on December 18, 1925 in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales as Augusta Margaret Diane Fuller. She was an actress, known for Gun Crazy (1950), Curse of the Demon (1957) and The Late George Apley (1947). She was married to William Herbert Derek Dunnett. She died on December 29, 2017...
Actor | Embrujo de amor
24. Ralph Clanton
Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac
Ralph Clanton was born on September 11, 1914 in Fresno, California, USA as Ralph Woodward Clanton. He was an actor, known for Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Johnny Tremain (1957) and Trading Places (1983). He died on December 29, 2002 in Staten Island, New York, USA.
25. Robert Patten
Actor | Airport
Robert Patten was born on October 11, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Robert Fitz Randolph Patten. He was an actor, known for Airport (1970), Westworld (1973) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). He was married to Peggy Lloyd and Patricia Grant. He died on December 29, 2001 in Malibu, California, USA.
26. Violet MacMillan
Actress | The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Violet MacMillan was born on March 4, 1885 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Violet Iola McMillan. She was an actress and director, known for The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1914), The New Wizard of Oz (1914) and The Girl Who Won Out (1917). She was married to John Hall Folger (industrial executive) and ...
27. William Boyett
Actor | Newsies
William Boyett was born on January 3, 1927 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Harry William Boyett. He is known for his work on Newsies (1992), When a Stranger Calls (1979) and Turner & Hooch (1989). He was married to Joan Amelia Reynolds and Willagene Wither. He died on December 29, 2004 in Mission Hills,...