Deaths: July 20

by bcampos862 | created - 20 Jul 2017 | updated - 09 Jul 2018 | Public

1. Chester Bennington

Soundtrack | Transformers

Chester Charles Bennington was born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Susan Elaine (Johnson), a nurse, and Lee Russell Bennington, a police detective. His parents divorced when he was 11 years old. He has two half sisters and a half brother. He attended Centennial High School at the beginning of his freshman...

2. Álex Angulo

Actor | El laberinto del fauno

Álex Angulo was born on April 12, 1953 in Erandio, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Alejandro Angulo León. He was an actor, known for Pan's Labyrinth (2006), The Day of the Beast (1995) and Periodistas (1998). He died on July 20, 2014 in Fuenmayor, La Rioja, Spain.

3. Allen Jenkins

Actor | Tomorrow at Seven

Both of Allen Jenkins' parents were musical comedy performers, and he entered the theater as a stage mechanic after World War I, after having spent time working in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Although his screen persona was that of a not-too-bright Brooklyn tough guy, Jenkins attended the American ...

4. Andrea Jürgens

Self | Die goldene Stimmgabel

Andrea Jürgens was born on May 15, 1967 in Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany as Andrea Elisabeth Maria Jürgens. She was married to Ralf Stiller. She died on July 20, 2017 in Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

5. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

6. Claude Rich

Actor | Je t'aime, je t'aime

Claude Rich was born on February 8, 1929 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France. He was an actor and writer, known for Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968), Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002) and Le souper (1992). He was married to Catherine Rich. He died on July 20, 2017 in Orgeval, Yvelines, France.

7. Franklin Pangborn

Actor | Hail the Conquering Hero

Franklin Pangborn - a name more befitting a fictionalized bank president rather than a great comedic actor - was a singular character actor but little is known of his early years. He spent some time in developing acting talent prior to appearing on Broadway by March of 1911, and would do six plays ...

8. Golde Flami

Actress | Una mujer sin importancia

Golde Flami was born on February 10, 1918 in Dubosort, Ukraine as Golde Flon. She was an actress, known for A Woman of No Importance (1945), Malevo (1972) and Amorina (1961). She died on July 21, 2007 in Buenos Aires, Federal Capital, Argentina.

9. Guglielmo Marconi

Self | Cavalcade of Faith

Guglielmo Marconi was born on April 25, 1874 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was married to Maria Bezzi-Scali and Beatrice O'Brien. He died on July 20, 1937 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

10. James Doohan

Actor | Star Trek

James Doohan was born on March 3, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as James Montgomery Doohan. He is known for his work on Star Trek (1966), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He was married to Wende Doohan, Anita Yagel and Janet Young...

11. Jane Barrett

Actress | The Avengers

Jane Barrett was born on May 7, 1922 in Highgate, London, England as Catherine Mary Cracknell. She was an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Massacre Hill (1949). She was married to Hans Heinrich Helweg and Derek Glynne. She died on July 20, 1969 in Torbay, ...

12. Joseph Rago

Self | The Journal Editorial Report

Joseph Rago was born on January 6, 1983 in Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA. He died on July 20, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

13. Juan Carlos Altavista

Actor | La pensión de Minguito

Juan Carlos Altavista was born on January 4, 1929 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for La pensión de Minguito (1974), Amor libre (1969) and El botón (1969). He died on July 20, 1989 in Buenos Aires.

14. Kenneth Jay Lane

The Thomas Crown Affair

Kenneth Jay Lane was born on April 22, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Scruples (1980) and Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011). He was married to Nicola Weymouth. He died on July 20, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

15. Lew Fields

Actor | The Barker

Lew Fields was born on January 1, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA as Moses Schanfield. He was an actor, known for The Barker (1917), The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) and The Delicatessen Shop (1915). He was married to Rose Harris. He died on July 20, 1941 in Beverly Hills, Los ...

16. Mary Treen

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

About as reliable as one could ever find, character actress Mary Treen was a familiar face to most and could always be counted on to bring a bit of levity to any film scene. A minor actress for much of her career, she managed to secure a plain, unassuming niche for herself in 40s, 50s and 60s ...

17. Mildred Harris

Actress | The Doctor and the Woman

Mildred Harris was born on November 29, 1901 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. She was an actress, known for The Doctor and the Woman (1918), For Husbands Only (1918) and The Price of a Good Time (1917). She was married to William P. Fleckenstein, Everett Terrence McGovern and Charles Chaplin. She died on...

18. Pancho Villa

Producer | Life of Villa

Francisco "Pancho" Villa was born Doroteo Arango to rural peasant parents in San Juan del Rio, Mexico, on June 5, 1878. He later took several aliases, the most popular and well-known being "Pancho Villa". Raised in poverty in Durango, he turned to cattle rustling and robbery as a young man. The ...

19. Randy Stuart

Actress | All About Eve

The daughter of husband-and-wife vaudevillians, Randy Stuart was born in southeastern Iola, Kansas and traveled throughout the South and Midwest with her itinerant parents before making her own stage debut with them at the ripe old age of three. The family eventually settled in California where ...

20. Richard Egan

Actor | Love Me Tender

Richard Egan has four daughters and one son with Patricia Hardy, to whom he was married for nearly 30 years before he passed away. He honorably served as an officer in the Army during World War II, teaching Judo and bayonet & knife fighting. Mr. Egan attended the University of San Francisco for ...

21. Richard Gaines

Actor | Double Indemnity

Richard Gaines was born on July 23, 1904 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Richard Houston Gaines. He was an actor, known for Double Indemnity (1944), The More the Merrier (1943) and Ace in the Hole (1951). He was married to Brenda Marshall. He died on July 20, 1975 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles...

22. Robert Cornthwaite

Actor | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Robert Cornthwaite first got hooked on acting at age 13, when he was forced to play a one-line part in an eighth grade play. He did his first work with professionals five years later, in a 1935 production of "Twelfth Night" on the Reed College campus in Portland. He worked in radio in Southern ...

23. Sandra Gould

Actress | Bewitched

Short and with a very familiar chubby, chipmunk-like face and even more familiar abrasive tone, Brooklyn-born comedienne Sandra Gould kicked into high gear at a fairly early age. With small Broadway roles and scores of radio programs such as "My Friend Irma" and "Duffy's Tavern", the latter in ...

24. Sieghardt Rupp

Actor | Per un pugno di dollari

Sieghardt Rupp was born on June 14, 1931 in Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Austria. He was an actor, known for A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Weininger's Last Night (1990) and The Lightship (1963). He was married to Gotlinde Rupp. He died on July 20, 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

25. Tammy Faye Bakker

Actress | Roseanne

Tammy Faye Bakker was born on March 7, 1942 in International Falls, Minnesota, USA as Tamara Faye LaValley. She was an actress, known for Roseanne (1988), The Drew Carey Show (1995) and The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000). She was married to Roe Messner and Jim Bakker. She died on July 20, 2007 in Loch ...

26. Tom Beard

Actor | Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Tom Beard was born in London on April 25 1965 to surgeon Charles and his flautist wife Trish and has a brother Alex - who later became CEO at the Royal Opera House. A keen sports player he reached the finals of the Lancashire Rugby Sevens at age eleven and, whilst at Westminster School, was in the ...

27. Tony Epper

Actor | The Hitcher

Tony Epper was born on October 1, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Anthony Epper. He is known for his work on The Hitcher (1986), Waterworld (1995) and Volcano (1997). He was married to Donna. He died on July 20, 2012 in Salmon, Idaho, USA.

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