Deaths: May 11

by bcampos862 | created - 11 May 2017 | updated - 07 May 2018 | Public

1. Fidel Pintos

Actor | Mujeres que bailan

Fidel Pintos was born on August 28, 1905 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Mujeres que bailan (1949), El botón (1969) and El hermoso Brummel (1951). He died on May 11, 1974 in Argentina.

2. Alvar Aalto

Self | Suomen talvisota

Alvar Aalto, one of Finland's most famous people who reshaped architecture and furniture of public buildings on the basis of functionality and organic relationship between man, nature and buildings, is now called the "Father of Modernism" in Scandinavian countries.

He was born Hugo Alvar Henrik ...

3. Barbara Hutton

Barbara Hutton was born on November 14, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Barbara Woolworth Hutton. She was married to Prince Pierre Raymond Doan Vinh na Champassak, Gottfried Von Cramm, Porfirio Rubirosa, Prince Igor Troubetzkoy, Cary Grant, Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow and Prince Alexis ...

4. Barbara Knudson

Actress | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Barbara Knudson was born on December 4, 1927 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA as Barbara Ann Knudson. She was an actress, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), The Cry Baby Killer (1958) and Meet Danny Wilson (1952). She was married to William Henry. She died on May 11, 2014 in Nevada.

5. Bob Marley

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, ...

7. Catherine McLeod

Actress | The Outer Limits

Of Scottish descent, Catherine McLeod was a self-confessed movie fan as a child of the Depression. Born in Santa Monica, she became a theater cashier in Dallas for a time before returning to Los Angeles and studying at an acting school. A talent scout discovered her in a play and signed her to an ...

8. Douglas Adams

Writer | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Born Douglas Noel Adams on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge. From 1959 until 1970 he went to Brentwood school in Essex, and his main interest was science. As a student in Cambridge he decided to hitch-hike through Europe to Istanbul, and in order to raise funds for this he took a lot of small jobs. In ...

9. Fernando Soto

Actor | Campeón sin corona

Fernando Soto was born on April 15, 1911 in Puebla, Mexico as Fernando Soto Astol. He was an actor, known for Campeón sin corona (1946), Extraña cita (1947) and El rayo de Jalisco (1962). He died on May 11, 1980 in Mexico City, Mexico.

10. Frankie Thomas

Actor | Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

This one-time wiry, curly-haired juvenile actor of 30s Depression era films grabbed major focus toward the end of his acting career as 50s space hero Tom Corbett on the smaller screen, then moved away from the limelight finally seeing his future in the cards.

He was born Frank M. Thomas, Jr. on ...

11. Héctor Sinder

Actor | Padre Coraje

Héctor Sinder was born on July 19, 1952 in Argentina. He is an actor, known for Brave Father John (2004), Hermanos y detectives (2006) and 7th Floor (2013).

12. Howard Morton

Actor | The Munsters Today

Howard Morton was born on May 15, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Howard Leroy Morton. He was an actor, known for The Munsters Today (1987), Tarzan (1966) and Gimme a Break! (1981). He died on May 11, 1997 in Burbank, California, USA.

13. Joan Chandler

Actress | Rope

Brunette, delicately featured leading lady who briefly made an impact through memorable back-to-back appearances in the films Humoresque (1946) and Rope (1948). Joan grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania, where her family had a car dealership. Her mother was a musician. Joan studied dancing at the ...

14. John Whitehead

Soundtrack | Carlito's Way

John Whitehead was born on June 2, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as John Cavadus Whitehead. He died on May 11, 2004 in Philadelphia.

15. Johnny Hodges

Soundtrack | The Matrix

Composer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light"), saxophonist and songwriter who was educated in area public schools and then joined dance orchestras as a saxophonist. By 1927, he had joined the Duke Ellington band. He has made many recordings. Joining ASCAP in 1945, his other popular-song and ...

16. Leigh Snowden

Actress | Kiss Me Deadly

The Tennessee-born Snowden (real name: Martha Lee Estes) was a movie actress and model who first made a splash on the Jack Benny TV show, sashaying across the stage at the San Diego Naval base. Twenty thousand sailors gave the curvy sweater-clad starlet a standing ovation that made headlines in "...

17. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...

18. René Muñoz

Actor | Fray Escoba

René Muñoz was born on February 19, 1938 in Havana, Cuba. He was a writer and actor, known for Fray Escoba (1961), Quinceañera (1987) and San Martín de Porres (1964). He died on May 11, 2000 in Mexico City, Mexico.

19. Robert Cabal

Actor | Rawhide

Robert Cabal was born on April 7, 1917 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He was an actor, known for Rawhide (1959), The Man Behind the Gun (1953) and The Old Testament Scriptures (1958). He died on May 11, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Timothy Carey

Actor | The Killing

Timothy Carey had one of the most unusual careers of all Hollywood character actors, obtaining full cult status for his portrayals of the doomed, the psychotic and the plain crazy. Carey's career was an "Only in America" type of story, and he retains his status as a Great American Original a decade...

22. William David Brohn

Soundtrack | Anastasia

William David Brohn was born on March 30, 1933 in Flint, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Anastasia (1997), Monkey Shines (1988) and Alexander Nevsky (1938). He died on May 11, 2017 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.



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