Deaths: July 12

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1. Sherwood Schwartz

Writer | Gilligan's Island

Sherwood Schwartz was born on November 14, 1916 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA as Sherwood Charles Schwartz. He was a writer and producer, known for Gilligan's Island (1964), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and Adventures in Babysitting (1987). He was married to Mildred Seidman. He died on July 12, 2011 ...

2. Amar Bose

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards

Amar Bose was born on November 2, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Amar Gopal Bose. He is known for his work on The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014). He was married to Ursula and Prema Sarathy. He died on July 12, 2013 in Wayland, Massachusetts, USA.

3. Bill Owen

Actor | Last of the Summer Wine

This English actor was born of humble, working class beginnings and became well-known for playing the same kind of blokes on both film and TV. Born William Rowbotham, he was the son of a tram driver and laundress. He knew early on that entertaining was the life for him. He worked in odd jobs as a ...

4. Buddy Adler

Producer | From Here to Eternity

While known mostly for his activities as a film producer, Maurice Buddy Adler attended both Columbia and Pennsylvania universities and wrote fiction short stories for magazines prior to becoming involved in the film industry. In 1936 he joined MGM Pictures as a writer for the regular series of ...

5. Celia Juárez

Actress | Nueve reinas

Celia Juárez was an actress, known for Nine Queens (2000), Venganza de mujer (1986) and Un día 32 en San Telmo (1980). She died on July 12, 2011 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

6. Elaine Aiken

Actress | Caddyshack

Actress and drama teacher, born Elena Arizmendi in Córdoba, Spain. Arrived with her parents in the U.S. during the Spanish Civil War. In 1951, as Elaine Aiken, she became a protege of legendary method acting coach Lee Strasberg and three years later joined the Actor's Studio. Though she initially ...

7. Elsie de Wolfe

Actress | For Love of Mary Ellen

Elsie de Wolfe was born on December 20, 1865 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for For Love of Mary Ellen (1915), Democracy: The Vision Restored (1920) and The Pretender (1915). She was married to Sir Charles Mendl' (British diplomat). She died on July 12, 1950 in ...

8. James Wong Howe

Cinematographer | Hud

Master cinematographer James Wong Howe, whose career stretched from silent pictures through the mid-'70s, was born Wong Tung Jim in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, on August 28, 1899, the son of Wong How. His father emigrated to America the year James was born, settling in Pasco, Washington, where ...

9. Jeff Morris

Actor | The Blues Brothers

Laconic, "good ole boy" type Texan raised actor with appropriate drawl who has notched up several dozen film and TV appearances playing working class men from various backgrounds such as farmers, soldiers, bartenders etc. Best known as the country and western music fan, Bob....the owner of "Bob's ...

10. Joshua Logan

Director | Picnic

Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". ...

11. Kenneth More

Actor | The Longest Day

Affable, bright and breezy Kenneth More epitomised the traditional English virtues of fortitude and fun. At the height of his fame in the 1950s he was Britain's most popular film star and had appeared in a string of box office hits including Genevieve (1953), Doctor in the House (1954), Reach for ...

12. Kurt Kreuger

Actor | The Enemy Below

Kreuger was born in Michenberg, Germany, but raised in St Moritz, Switzerland. His father disapproved of his son's wanderlust and interest in acting. Kreuger attended the University of London's School of Economics for a short time and then transferred to Columbia University in New York. When he ...

13. Leandro Regúnaga

Actor | La furia

Leandro Regúnaga is an actor, known for La furia (1997), Monzon Case: Second Trial (1996) and El amateur (1999).

14. Lloyd Berry

Actor | Jumanji

Lloyd Berry was born on November 11, 1926 in St. James, Manitoba, Canada. He was an actor, known for Jumanji (1995), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and Scary Movie (2000). He was married to Kazumi Alice. He died on July 12, 2016 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

15. Lon Chaney Jr.

Actor | High Noon

American character actor whose career was influenced (and often overshadowed) by that of his father, silent film star Lon Chaney. The younger Chaney was born while his parents were on a theatrical tour, and he joined them onstage for the first time at the age of six months. However, as a young man,...

16. Loredana Nusciak

Actress | Django

Loredana Nusciak was born on May 3, 1942 in Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy as Loredana Cappelletti. She was an actress, known for Django (1966), Siamo tutti pomicioni (1963) and No Way Out (1973). She was married to Gianni Medici. She died on July 12, 2006 in Trieste.

17. Mario Paolucci

Actor | Padre Coraje

Mario Paolucci was born on September 15, 1941 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Brave Father John (2004), Caminata espacial (2000) and Los porfiados (2002). He died on July 12, 2008 in Lomas de Zamora, Gran Buenos Aires, Argentina.

18. Minnie Riperton

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Minnie Riperton was born November 8, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, to Thelma Inez (Matthews) and Daniel Webster Riperton, a Pullman porter. At a young age, Riperton, the youngest of eight children, began taking dancing and ballet. Once she reached high school, she began singing in the Hyde Park A ...

19. Olga Guillot

Actress | Santo contra Blue Demon en la Atlantida

Olga Guillot was born on October 9, 1923 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. She was an actress, known for Santo vs. Blue Demon in Atlantis (1970), Cita con la muerte (1949) and Cry of the Bewitched (1957). She died on July 12, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

20. Pran

Actor | Don

Pran was one of the leading character actors of Indian cinema. He was born on 12 February,1920 at Delhi. Pran was educated at different places namely Kapurthala, Unnao, Meerut, Dehradun and Rampur as his father late Lala Kewal Krishnan Sikand was a Government Civil Contractor for the construction ...

21. Ray Phiri

Music_department | The Ghost and the Darkness

Ray Phiri was born on March 23, 1947 in Nelspruit, South Africa as Raymond Chikapa Phiri. He is known for his work on The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), Catch a Fire (2006) and Fools (1997). He was married to Daphney. He died on July 12, 2017 in Mbombela, South Africa.

22. Sailor Vincent

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Sailor Vincent was born on October 24, 1901 in Dracut, Massachusetts, USA as William J. Vincent. He is known for his work on The Twilight Zone (1959), Hot Rod (1950) and Affair in Reno (1957). He died on July 12, 1966 in Toluca Lake, California, USA.

23. Seamon Glass

Actor | Deliverance

Seamon Glass was born on September 26, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Deliverance (1972), This Is Not a Test (1962) and Hawken's Breed (1988). He was married to Yan Zhang. He died on July 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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