Deaths: April 12

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

1. Christopher Pettiet

Actor | Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Born in Dallas, Texas, Christopher Pettiet began career as a child actor making appearances in television series, made-for-television movies and films. He starred in two hit flicks, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) and Point Break (1991), and then joined the cast of the Western TV series ...

2. Alex Beckett

Actor | Survivor

Alex Beckett was born in Carmarthenshire, South Wales in 1982, and trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, graduating in 2003. He was an actor best known for his role as Barney Lumsden in BBC's award-winning Twenty Twelve (2011), and W1A (2014-2017). Alex also had an extensive theatre CV...

3. Anne Jackson

Actress | CBS Playhouse

Anne Jackson was born on September 3, 1925 in Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA as Anna Jane Jackson. She was an actress and producer, known for CBS Playhouse (1967), The Shining (1980) and Zig Zag (1970). She was married to Eli Wallach. She died on April 12, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, ...

4. Charlie Murphy

Actor | Norbit

Charlie Murphy was born on July 12, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Quinton Murphy. He was an actor and writer, known for Norbit (2007), Night at the Museum (2006) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). He was married to Tisha Taylor Murphy. He died on April 12, 2017 in New York City.

5. Daphne Sheldrick

The Flame Trees of Thika

Daphne Sheldrick was born on June 4, 1934 in Kenya as Daphne Marjorie Jenkins. She is known for her work on The Flame Trees of Thika (1981), Bloody Ivory (1978) and For the Love of Elephants (2010). She was married to David Sheldrick and Bill Woodley. She died on April 12, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

6. David Gest

Producer | Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration

David Gest was born on May 11, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Alan Guest. He was a producer and writer, known for Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001), 7th Annual American Cinema Awards (1990) and The All Star Impressions Show (2009). He was married to Liza Minnelli. ...

8. Dorothy Mitchum

The Big Steal

Dorothy Mitchum was born on May 2, 1919 in Camden, Delaware, USA as Dorothy Clements Spence. She was an actress, known for The Big Steal (1949). She was married to Robert Mitchum. She died on April 12, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

9. Elcira Olivera Garcés

Actress | Tu triste mentira de amor

Elcira Olivera Garcés was born on October 22, 1924 in Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina as Berta Elcira Olivera. She was an actress, known for Tu triste mentira de amor (1964), El ángel de España (1957) and La tigra (1954). She was married to Abel Santacruz. She died on April 12, 2016 in ...

10. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Writer | The President's Mystery

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His ...

12. James Gleason

Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at ...

13. Jorge Salcedo

Actor | Mujeres perdidas

Jorge Salcedo was born on February 6, 1915 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pedro Codicimo di Paola. He was an actor, known for Mujeres perdidas (1964), El crack (1960) and El botón (1969). He died on April 12, 1988 in Buenos Aires.

14. Josephine Baker

Actress | Zouzou

Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, MO, in 1906 to Carrie McDonald, a laundress, and Eddie Carson, a musician. Her early life hinted at her future career. She first danced for the public on the streets of St. Louis for nickels and dimes. Later she became a chorus girl on...

15. Linda Cook

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Linda Cook was born on June 8, 1948 in Lubbock, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), The Cooler (2003) and Puppetmaster (1989). She was married to Patrick Mann. She died on April 12, 2012 in New York City, New York, USA.

16. María Aurelia Bisutti

Actress | Nino, las cosas simples de la vida

A real television "queen" in sixties, she played leads in Tres destinos, Nostalgias del tiempo lindo, La pulpera de Santa Lucía and others series. Also obtained critical recognition in the films Los de la mesa diez and Con alma y vida. Her daughter is Paola Papini (actress).

17. Paul Ford

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

If any man ever had a character face absolutely made for TV and film, it was Paul Ford. Small-eyed, lugubrious, pot-bellied, balding and with a plum nose to rival Karl Malden, Ford was a rather wanderlust family man who decided to give acting a try in his early 40s. He excelled at puppetry and ...

18. Peter Haskell

Actor | Child's Play 3

Peter Haskell was born on October 15, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Peter Abraham Haskell. He was an actor, known for Child's Play 3 (1991), Child's Play 2 (1990) and Bracken's World (1969). He was married to Dianne Tolmich and Annie Compton. He died on April 12, 2010 in Northridge, ...

19. Ronald Chesney

Writer | On the Buses

Ronald Chesney was born on May 4, 1920 in London, England as René Lucien Cadier. He is known for his work on On the Buses (1969), The Rag Trade (1961) and On the Buses (1971). He was married to Patricia Martin. He died on April 12, 2018 in Surrey, England.

20. Sergio Pitol

Writer | La vida conyugal

Sergio Pitol was born on March 18, 1933 in Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. He was a writer, known for La vida conyugal (1993), Negro sobre blanco (1997) and Estravagario (2004). He died on April 12, 2018 in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

21. Sugar Ray Robinson

Actor | Candy

Born Walker Smith, Jr., he borrowed the name of a fighter named Ray Robinson to box as an amateur so his mother wouldn't find out. Undefeated as an amateur boxer, 85-0, with 69 knockouts, 42 of them in the first round. Turned pro in 1940 and won his first 40 fights. Lost his first fight by decision...

22. Sydney Lassick

Actor | Carrie

Chubby, antsy, and distinctive character actor Sydney Lassick was born on July 23, 1922 to Jewish Russian immigrant parents in Chicago, Illinois. Lassick first began acting in both films and TV shows in the late 50s. Portly and bespectacled, with a high-pitched voice and a nervous disposition, ...

23. Tilda Thamar

Actress | L'appel

Tilda Thamar was born on December 7, 1921 in Urdinarrain, Entre Ríos, Argentina as Matilde Sofía Margarita Abrecht. She was an actress and director, known for L'appel (1974), The Master Plan (1954) and The Blonde Gypsy (1953). She was married to Alejo Vidal-Quadras. She died on April 12, 1989 in ...

24. Tom Coyne

Sound_department | Britney Spears: Till the World Ends

Tom Coyne was born on December 10, 1954 in Union, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Britney Spears: Till the World Ends (2011), Elevation Worship: Wake Up the Wonder (2015) and Katy Perry Feat. Skip Marley: Chained to the Rhythm (2017). He died on April 12, 2017 in Morristown, New Jersey.

25. Tom Rosqui

Actor | The Godfather: Part II

American character actor with extensive stage experience. Born in Oakland, California, he appeared on Broadway in "Sticks and Bones," and "The Price," among others. He acted often in television, but his most prominent role was as Corleone family bodyguard Rocco Lampone in the first two 'Godfather' ...

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