Deaths: July 24

by bcampos862 | created - 24 Jul 2017 | updated - 18 Jul 2018 | Public

1. Chaney Kley

Actor | Darkness Falls

Chaney Kley was born on August 20, 1972 in Manassas, Virginia, USA as Chaney Kley Minnis. He was an actor and writer, known for Darkness Falls (2003), Legally Blonde (2001) and NCIS (2003). He died on July 24, 2007 in Venice, California, USA.

2. Alan Clarke

Director | Screen Two

Liverpool native Alan Clarke got his start in the film business in Canada, where he studied acting and directing. Upon returning to England he got a job at ITV, then moved over to the BBC in 1969. He worked mostly in television, but he made a couple of feature films that got attention for their ...

3. Archie Duncan

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Archie Duncan was born on May 26, 1914 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), Sherlock Holmes (1954) and Saint Joan (1957). He died on July 24, 1979 in London, England.

4. Atilio Marinelli

Actor | La hiena

Atilio Marinelli was born on May 5, 1933 in Benito Juárez, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for La hiena (1973), Amor y un poco más (1968) and Cosquín, amor y folklore (1965). He died on July 24, 1978 in Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

5. Barbara Colby

Actress | Mary Tyler Moore

Actress Barbara Colby, at age 36, was on the brink of TV character stardom when the native New Yorker was senselessly shot and killed one evening on the streets of Los Angeles. The tall, toothy, husky-voiced, frizzy-haired actress equipped with a keen, Brooklyn-tough sensibility and dead-on comedy ...

6. Brian Glover

Actor | Alien³

Brian Glover was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire and used to be a professional wrestler going by the name of "Leon Arras the Man From Paris". He also provides one of the voices for the animated "Tetley Tea" TV adverts. His stage work included seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal ...

7. Chad Everett

Actor | Mulholland Dr.

Both a leading and a supporting actor in movies and on television, name a role - lawyer, airline pilot, rig foreman, doctor, gunslinger, real-life person, good guy, bad guy - and Chad Everett has probably played it. He was born Raymon Lee Cramton on June 11, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. In high ...

8. Constance Bennett

Actress | Topper

Independent, outspoken Constance Bennett, the first of the Bennett sisters to enter films, appeared in New York-produced silents before a chance meeting with Samuel Goldwyn led to her Hollywood debut in Cytherea (1924). She abandoned a burgeoning career in silents for marriage to Philip Plant in ...

10. Domingo Alzugaray

Actor | Meus Amores no Rio

Domingo Alzugaray was born on November 22, 1932 in Victoria, Argentina as Domingo Cecílio Alzugaray. He was an actor, known for Three Loves in Rio (1959), Con el más puro amor (1966) and Sábado a la noche, cine (1960). He was married to Cátia. He died on July 24, 2017 in Sao Paulo, ...

11. Donald Symington

Actor | Annie Hall

Donald Symington was born on August 30, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Annie Hall (1977), Spring Break (1983) and Mighty Aphrodite (1995). He was married to Leslie Paul. He died on July 24, 2013 in Baltimore.

13. Ernest Morrison

Actor | Ghosts on the Loose

"Sunshine Sammy" Morrison was most famous as one of the Dead End Kids/East Side Kids, but he was probably the most experienced actor of that group. Morrison made his film debut while still an infant; his father worked for a wealthy Los Angeles family that had connections in the film industry, and ...

14. G. Wood

Actor | MASH

G. Wood was born on December 31, 1919 in Forrest City, Arkansas, USA as George Wood. He was an actor, known for MASH (1970), Harold and Maude (1971) and Tightrope (1984). He died on July 24, 2000 in Macon, Georgia, USA.

15. G.D. Spradlin

Actor | Ed Wood

G.D. Spradlin started his career as a lawyer, then became an Independent Oil producer. He was active in local politics before turning to acting. He joined the Oklahoma Repertory Theatre in 1964.

16. Hans Albers

Soundtrack | Soul Kitchen

Life companion was the actress Hansi Burg. Their relationship started in 1925. They separated in 1935 due to the pressure of the German Nazi government. In 1938 she went into exile in Switzerland (later London). Shortly after this she married the Norwegian Erich Blydt. Burg returned to Germany and ...

17. Jane White

Actress | Once Upon a Mattress

Jane White was born on October 30, 1922 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Once Upon a Mattress (1964), Klute (1971) and Once Upon a Mattress (1972). She was married to Alfredo Viazzi. She died on July 24, 2011 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

18. Luis Gimeno

Actor | Mañana es para siempre

Luis Gimeno was born on February 15, 1927 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was an actor and director, known for Mañana es para siempre (2008), Papá soltero (1987) and El juego de la vida (2001). He was married to Virginia Gutiérrez. He died on July 24, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.

19. Marni Nixon

Actress | The Sound of Music

"Loverly" soprano Marni Nixon has ensured herself a proper place in film history although most moviegoers would not recognize her if they passed her on the street. But if you heard her, that might be a horse of a different color. Marni is one of those unsung heroes (or should I say "much sung" ...

20. Maurice Denham

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

Born in Beckenham, Kent, English character actor Maurice Denham first came to public notice in the 1940s on radio, appearing on many of the most popular comedy series of the day in a variety of characters. His debut in films came in 1947 with The Smugglers (1947). His talents came to the forefront ...

21. Peggy Lynch

Actress | Ethel and Albert

Writer-actress Peggy (aka Peg) Lynch, who was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, began her broadcasting career in 1938 as a jack-of-all-trades at a small radio station in Minnesota. Her realistic husband-and-wife sketches caught the attention of network officials at NBC in Chicago, and soon her popular and...

22. Peter Sellers

Actor | Being There

Often credited as the greatest comedian of all time, Peter Sellers was born Richard Henry Sellers to a well-off acting family in 1925 in Southsea, a suburb of Portsmouth. He was the son of Agnes Doreen "Peg" (Marks) and William "Bill" Sellers. His parents worked in an acting company run by his ...

23. Sherman Hemsley

Actor | The Jeffersons

Sherman Hemsley played characters known to be wise-cracking, "Weezy" loving, boisterous fools which America and the entire world laughed with kindheartedly. Sherman Alexander Hemsley, Air Force veteran and actor, was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, William Hemsley, ...

24. Virginia Christine

Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Virginia has a long career as a character actress on the screen, but she will always be best remembered as the Swedish "Mrs. Olsen", who somehow knew everything about making coffee, and we somehow always found her in the kitchen of some hapless young housewife who just couldn't seem to make good ...



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