Deaths: June 23

by bcampos862 | created - 23 Jun 2017 | updated - 13 Jun 2018 | Public

1. Peter Falk

Actor | Columbo

Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, ...

2. Aaron Spelling

Producer | The Dick Powell Show

Aaron Spelling graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Before that, he attended Forest Avenue High. He started as a writer and sold his first script to Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955). He wrote for various television shows, ...

3. Bobby Bland

Soundtrack | The Fugitive

Bobby Bland was born on January 27, 1930 in Rosemark, Tennessee, USA as Robert Calvin Brooks. He was married to Willie Mae Bland. He died on June 23, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee.

4. Buster Merryfield

Actor | Only Fools and Horses....

Buster Merryfield was born on November 27, 1920 in Battersea, London, England as Harry Merryfield. He was an actor, known for Only Fools and Horses (1981), The Citadel (1983) and Shroud for a Nightingale (1984). He was married to Iris M Mountford. He died on June 23, 1999 in Poole, Dorset, England.

5. Corinne Calvet

Actress | What Price Glory

Petite, seductive French leading lady who underwent several early career changes before settling on the acting profession. Corinne Calvet first studied criminal law at France's renowned Sorbonne, but then turned her attention to interior decoration specializing in fine arts and antiques. After ...

6. Dick Van Patten

Actor | Spaceballs

Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday (1976), with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Spaceballs (1987). His TV credits include his ...

7. Ed McMahon

Soundtrack | The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Ed McMahon's first appearance before a microphone was as a 15-year-old "caller" at a bingo game in Maine. After that, he spent the next three years touring the state fair and carnival circuit. A Marine fighter pilot during World War II, McMahon sold vegetable slicers on Atlantic City's boardwalk to...

8. Fred Steiner

Music_department | The Color Purple

Of Hungarian ancestry, the son of film composer George Steiner followed in his father's footsteps. A child prodigy, he played the piano by the age of six and cello at thirteen. Growing up in Manhattan, Fred immersed himself in his father's vast collection of records, which included a great deal of ...

9. Graciela Mancuso

Actress | Sangre de vírgenes

Graciela Mancuso was born on February 16, 1947 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Blood of the Virgins (1967), Premios Martín Fierro 2006 (2006) and Premios Martín Fierro 2007 (2007). She died on June 23, 2016 in Buenos Aires.

10. John Laurie

Actor | The 39 Steps

John Laurie was a Scotsman who would play many character roles in his long career - a lot of Scotsmen to be sure - but an enthusiastic and skilled actor in nearly 120 screen roles. He was the son of a mill worker, and studied for a career in architecture which he indeed began. But with World War I ...

11. Juanito Belmonte

Actor | Cautivo del mas allá

Juanito Belmonte was born in 1933 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina as Félix Pedro Verón. He was an actor, known for Cautivo del mas allá (1968), El mundo es de los jóvenes (1970) and Bajo el ardiente sol (1971). He died on June 23, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

12. Kim Winona

Actress | Brave Eagle

A full blooded Sioux Indian, Kim spent her childhood on the rosebud reservation in South Dakota. When she was 17, she and her parents moved to Spokane, Wash. where she met her husband who was also of Indian extraction. At this time she had no theatrical aspirations. Soon after her marriage they ...

13. Magali Noël

Actress | Amarcord

Magali Noël was born on June 27, 1932 in Izmir, Turkey as Magali Françoise Noëlle Camille Guiffray. She was an actress, known for Amarcord (1973), La Dolce Vita (1960) and The Truth About Charlie (2002). She was married to Jean-Pierre Bernard. She died on June 23, 2015 in Châteauneuf-Grasse, ...

14. Manuel Saval

Actor | El esperado amor desesperado

Manuel Saval was born on June 22, 1956 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. He was an actor, known for El esperado amor desesperado (1976), Cómplices al rescate (2002) and Los años felices (1984). He died on June 23, 2009 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

15. Marujita Díaz

Actress | Pelusa

Marujita Díaz was born on April 27, 1932 in Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain as María del Dulce Nombre Díaz Ruiz. She was an actress, known for Pelusa (1960), La corista (1960) and La revoltosa (1950). She was married to Antonio Gades, Espartaco Santoni and Ricardo Ferrante. She died on June 23, ...

16. Mary Boland

Actress | The Women

Lively, buxom character actress Mary Boland made a name for herself playing vacuous or pixillated motherly types during the 1930's. One of her most memorable performances was as the addle-brained Mrs. Rimplegar of Three Cornered Moon (1933), who gives away her family fortune to a swindler because ...

17. Mary Young

Actress | The Lost Weekend

Mary Young was born on June 21, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Lost Weekend (1945), Blondie's Holiday (1947) and Alias Jesse James (1959). She was married to Craig, John. She died on June 23, 1971 in La Jolla, California, USA.

18. Maureen O'Sullivan

Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters

Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to Evangeline "Mary Eva" Lovatt (Frazer) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers. She was of Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The future mother of Mia Farrow was educated in private ...

19. Michael Herr

Writer | Full Metal Jacket

Michael Herr was born on April 13, 1940 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Michael David Herr. He was a writer and producer, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Rainmaker (1997) and Apocalypse Now (1979). He was married to Valerie Elliott. He died on June 23, 2016 in New York, USA.

20. Tetsuo Sekigawa

Actor | FMW: Legend Dawns

Tetsuo Sekigawa was born on May 2, 1951 in Gunma, Japan. He was an actor, known for FMW: Legend Dawns (2000). He died on June 23, 2017 in Gunma.

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21. Ralph Stanley

Soundtrack | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Dr. Ralph Edmond Stanley, Senior was born to Lucy and Lee Stanley in Big Spraddle Creek, Virginia, near Stratton, in Dickenson County, Virginia on February 25, 1927. Ralph grew up in Southwestern Virginia. He is married to Jimmi, and they have 3 children, Lisa Tonya, and Ralph Stanley, II. Recently...

22. Richard Matheson

Writer | Jaws 3-D

Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, Richard Burton Matheson first became a published author while still a child, when his stories and poems ran in the "Brooklyn Eagle". A lifelong reader of fantasy tales, he made his professional writing bow in 1950 when his short story "Born of Man and ...

23. Shana Alexander

Writer | The Slender Thread

Shana Alexander was born on October 6, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Shana Ager. She was a writer, known for The Slender Thread (1965), Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (1987) and Mrs. Harris (2005). She was married to Stephen Alexander. She died on June 23, 2005 in Hermosa Beach, ...

24. Stanley Andrews

Actor | Road to Rio

Stanley Andrews was born on August 28, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Stanley Andrzejewski. He was an actor, known for Road to Rio (1947), Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) and Escape from Devil's Island (1935). He died on June 23, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Steve Viksten

Writer | Hey Arnold!

Steve was born in Ventura, California, in 1960, the son of a Sears vice president. By high school, his family had settled in Arcadia, California, where Steve was editor of his high school newspaper, the un-P.C. AHS "Apache Pow-Wow." He graduated in 1978. After high school Steve attended the ...

26. Stuart Nisbet

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

Character actor Stuart Nisbet was born on January 17, 1934 in Los Angeles, California. The son of Emmet and Hazel Nisbet, Stuart grew up in Bakersfield, California before eventually moving to and settling down in Glendale, California. Nisbet studied acting at both Los Angeles City College and ...

27. William S. Hart

Actor | The Money Corral

A storybook hero, the original screen cowboy, ever forthright and honest, even when (as was often the case) he played a villain, William S. Hart lived for a while in the Dakota Territory, then worked as a postal clerk in New York City. In 1888 he began to study acting. In 1899 he created the role ...



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