Deaths: April 11

by bcampos862 | created - 12 Apr 2017 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

1. Rodney Harvey

Actor | My Own Private Idaho

Rodney Harvey was born on July 31, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Rodney Michael Harvey. He was an actor, known for My Own Private Idaho (1991), The Outsiders (1990) and Twin Peaks (1990). He died on April 11, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

2. Alfredo Alcón

Actor | Martín Fierro

Alfredo Alcón was born on March 3, 1930 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Alfredo Félix Alcón Riesco. He was an actor, known for Martín Fierro (1968), A Bully in 1900 (1960) and Love Never Dies (1955). He died on April 11, 2014 in Buenos Aires.

3. Angela Scoular

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Angela Scoular was born on November 8, 1945 in London, England as Angela Margaret Scoular. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Casino Royale (1967) and Great Catherine (1968). She was married to Leslie Phillips. She died on April 11, 2011 in Maida Vale, London.

4. Antonia Herrero

Actress | A sangre fría

Antonia Herrero was born on November 27, 1897 in Spain. She was an actress, known for A sangre fría (1947), The Ghost Lady (1945) and Embrujo de amor (1971). She died on May 3, 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

6. Carmen Stanescu

Actress | Premiera

Carmen Stanescu was born on July 29, 1925 in Bucharest, Romania. She is an actress, known for Premiera (1976), Povestea dragostei (1976) and Tinerete fara batrînete (1969).

7. Cathy O'Donnell

Actress | The Best Years of Our Lives

Born and raised in Alabama as Ann Steely, O'Donnell attended high school and college in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, then worked as a stenographer to finance a trip to Hollywood, where she was spotted by a talent scout, leading to her being signed to a contract by producer Samuel Goldwyn.

Samuel Goldwyn...

8. Charlotte Henry

Actress | Babes in Toyland

Charlotte acted on stage from the age of five. At thirteen, she made her Broadway debut in 'Courage' (1928), two year later reprising her role for the screen version. Paramount wanted to cast an unknown actress in the title role of Alice in Wonderland (1933) and picked Charlotte from 7000 ...

9. Clorindo Testa

Self | Buenos Aires Bicentenario

Clorindo Testa was born on December 10, 1923 in Benevento, Campania, Italy as Clorindo Manuel José Testa. He died on April 11, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

10. Corín Tellado

Writer | Diario de una enfermera

Corín Tellado was born on April 25, 1927 in Viavélez, Asturias, Spain as María del Socorro López Tellado. She was a writer, known for Diario de una enfermera (1966), Tengo que abandonarte (1969) and El enigma de Diana (1967). She was married to Domingo Egusquizaga. She died on April 11, 2009 in ...

11. Dolores del Rio

Actress | Las abandonadas

Dolores del Rio was the one of the first Mexican movie stars with international appeal and who had meteoric career in the 1920s/1930s Hollywood. Del Rio came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything and emigrated to Mexico City, ...

12. Dorothy Mengering

Self | Late Show with David Letterman

Dorothy Mengering was born on July 18, 1921 in Linton, Indiana, USA as Dorothy Marie Hofert. She was married to Hans Mengering and Harry Joseph (Joe) Letterman. She died on April 11, 2017 in Carmel, Indiana.

13. Ernesto Baffa

Self | Café de los maestros

Ernesto Baffa was born on August 20, 1932 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina as Ernesto Guillermo Baffa. He died on April 11, 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

14. Ernst Ziegler

Actor | Something for Everyone

Ernst Ziegler was born on April 16, 1894 in Weilerbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Ernest Aldoff. He was an actor, known for Something for Everyone (1970), The Naked Countess (1971) and Sensational Janine (1970). He died on April 11, 1974 in Berlin, Germany.

15. Ian MacDonald

Actor | High Noon

Ian MacDonald was born on June 28, 1914 in Great Falls, Montana, USA as Ulva Williams Pippy. He was an actor and producer, known for High Noon (1952), The Texas Rangers (1951) and The Silver Star (1955). He was married to Shirley Ray Kannegaard and Julia Edith King. He died on April 11, 1978 in ...

16. J. Geils

Soundtrack | Hancock

J. Geils was born on February 20, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as John Warren Geils Jr. He is known for his work on Hancock (2008), Frontline (1983) and The J. Geils Band: Freeze Frame (1982). He died on April 11, 2017 in Groton, Massachusetts, USA.

17. James Brown

Actor | Going My Way

James Brown was born March 22, 1920 in the small town of Desdemona, Eastland County, Texas. He graduated from The Desdemona School (grades 1-12), which was built in 1922 (it closed in 1969). Very athletic, Brown became a tennis pro before there was any money in it. He entered films in 1941. Clearly...

18. Jeff Donnell

Actress | In a Lonely Place

A reliable featured player and occasional co-star, actress Jeff Donnell was born Jean Marie Donnell in a boy's reformatory in South Windham, Maine in 1921. The younger of two daughters, her father (Howard) was a penologist and mother (Mildred) a schoolteacher. Raised in Maryland, she took piano and...

19. Jesse Winchester

Soundtrack | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Jesse Winchester was born on May 17, 1944 in Bossier City, Louisiana, USA as James Ridout Winchester. He was married to Cindy, Cindy Winchester and Leslie. He died on April 11, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

20. John Bennett

Actor | Watership Down

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...

21. Jonathan Winters

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Jonathan Harshman Winters III was born on November 11, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio. His father, Jonathan Harshman Winters II, was a banker who became an alcoholic after being crushed in the Great Depression. His parents divorced in 1932. Jonathan and his mother then moved to Springfield to live with his ...

22. Julio Alemán

Actor | El tunco Maclovio

Julio Alemán was born on November 29, 1933 in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for El tunco Maclovio (1970), Rocambole contra las mujeres arpías (1967) and The Green Wall (1969). He was married to Esperanza de la Paz Gotes Martínez. He died on April 11, 2012 in...

23. June Pointer

Soundtrack | The Nutty Professor

June Antoinette Pointer was born on November 30, 1953 in Oakland, California to Reverend Elton Pointer and his wife Sarah. She was the youngest member of the hugely popular and successful soul/R&B group The Pointer Sisters. June attended Edison Elementary School, Elmhurst Junior High, and ...

24. Karen Dawisha

Self | Frontline

Karen Dawisha was born on December 2, 1949 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA as Karen Hurst. She was married to Adeed Dawisha. She died on April 11, 2018 in Oxford, Ohio, USA.

25. Kent Taylor

Actor | I'm Still Alive

Born Louis William Weiss on May 11, 1907, Kent Taylor was a modestly popular "B" actor of the 1930's and 1940's. The tall, dark and handsome leading man who sported rugged looks, a slick, pencil-thin mustache and solid physique, was star material with the potential and durability of Clark Gable and ...

26. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Writer | Slaughterhouse-Five

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), General Electric Theater (1953) and Back to School (1986). He was married to Jill Krementz and Jane Marie Cox. He died on April 11, 2007 in New York City, ...

27. Liam Dunn

Actor | Blazing Saddles

Liam Dunn was born in New Jersey in 1916, went to regular high school and entered a small acting school where he constantly acted in plays. Dunn was considered for his first movie role in 1968, but turned it down to work on T.V. Dunn's first big break came in 1972 for his character Judge Maxwell in...

28. Marie Ney

Actress | Simba

Marie Ney was born on July 18, 1895 in Chelsea, London, England as Marie Agnes Fix. She was an actress, known for Simba (1955), Escape! (1930) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to Thomas Menzies. She died on April 11, 1981 in London.

29. Marilyn Chambers

Actress | Rabid

Marilyn Chambers was born on April 22, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Marilyn Ann Briggs. She was an actress and writer, known for Rabid (1977) and Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983). She was married to William Taylor, Jr., Chuck Traynor and Doug Chapin. She died on April 11, 2009 in Santa Clarita,...

30. Michael Ballhaus

Cinematographer | Goodfellas

Michael Ballhaus was a German cinematographer. He worked on many American films, including Baby It's You (1983), Old Enough (1984), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Dracula (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York ...

31. Mitzi Shore

Writer | Girls of the Comedy Store

Mitzi Shore was born on July 25, 1930 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA as Mitzi Lee Saidel. She was married to Sammy Shore. She died on April 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Proof

Actor | 8 Mile

Proof was born on October 2, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as DeShaun Holton. He was married to Sharonda. He died on April 11, 2006 in Detroit.

33. Richard Reade

Actor | Night Fifty

Richard Reade was born in 1926 in Greenwich Village, New York, USA as Richard Upton. He was an actor and producer, known for Night Fifty (2008), The Girl Who Would Be Russian (2001) and Even in My Dreams (2008). He died on April 11, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

35. Rolando Chávez

Actor | El morocho del Abasto: La vida de Carlos Gardel

Rolando Chávez was born on April 18, 1919 in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina as Dagoberto Cochia. He was an actor, known for El morocho del Abasto: La vida de Carlos Gardel (1950), Muchacho (1970) and Al sur del paralelo 42 (1955). He was married to Marta Schmidt de Cochia. He died on April 11, 1995 ...

36. Roscoe Lee Browne

Actor | The Cowboys

He was a master class in cerebral eloquence and audience command...and although his dominant playing card in the realm of acting was quite serious and stately, nobody cut a more delightfully dry edge in sitcoms than this gentleman, whose calm yet blistering put-downs often eluded his lesser victims.


37. Sang-ok Shin

Producer | Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni

Shin alleged that he and his wife were kidnapped from their native South Korea in the late 1970s and held for several years in North Korea to make movies for Kim Jong Il, son of the N. Korean leader. Shin Sang-ok sought asylum in the United States in 1986 shortly before the film "Pulgasary" was ...

39. Ted de Corsia

Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

A big, brawny villain of many 1940s and 1950s films, Ted de Corsia was an actor in touring companies and on radio before making a memorable film debut as the killer in The Lady from Shanghai (1947). Although he occasionally played such sympathetic roles as a judge or prison warden, de Corsia's ...

40. Tita Soldán

Self | Gracias por venir, gracias por estar

Tita Soldán was born on August 23, 1914 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Genoveva Adelina Terrugi. She died on April 11, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

41. Toby Smith

Soundtrack | Godzilla

Toby Smith was born on October 29, 1970 in London, England as Toby Grafftey-Smith. He died on April 11, 2017 in the UK.

42. Willoughby Goddard

Actor | The Last Days of Pompeii

Willoughby Goddard was born on July 4, 1926 in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England as Willoughby Wittenham Rees Goddard. He was an actor, known for The Last Days of Pompeii (1984), Love and Mr Lewisham (1959) and William Tell (1958). He was married to Phillips, Ann. He died on April 11, 2008 in London, ...

43. Yolanda Mérida

Actress | Mi hermana la Nena

Yolanda Mérida was born on August 20, 1929 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Mi hermana la Nena (1976), Había una vez una estrella (1989) and El juego de la guitarra (1973). She died on April 11, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

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