Deaths: May 2

by bcampos862 | created - 02 May 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Ron Soble

Actor | True Grit

Ron Soble was born on March 28, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for True Grit (1969), Star Trek (1966) and Papillon (1973). He died on May 2, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. Alan Carney

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Alan Carney was born on December 22, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as David Boughal. He was an actor, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), The Absent Minded Professor (1961) and Zombies on Broadway (1945). He died on May 2, 1973 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

4. Augie Blunt

Actor | Ghost

Augie Blunt was born on August 17, 1929 in Michigan, USA as Augustine Durell Blunt. He was an actor, known for Ghost (1990), The American President (1995) and Life (1999). He was married to Dolores Scott. He died on May 2, 1999.

5. Beverlee McKinsey

Actress | Another World

Beverlee McKinsey was born on August 9, 1935 in McAlester, Oklahoma, USA as Beverlee Magruder. She was an actress, known for Another World (1964), Guiding Light (1952) and Texas (1980). She was married to Berkeley Harris, Angus Duncan and Mark McKinsey. She died on May 2, 2008 in Los Angeles, ...

6. Robert Clampett

Director | Thunderbolt the Wondercolt

Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World (1925), inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which ...

Bob Clampett

7. Danfeng Wang

Actress | Fang mao zi

Danfeng Wang was born on August 23, 1924 in Shanghai, China as Yufeng Wang. She was an actress, known for Fang mao zi (1952), Marriage (1947) and Son, Grandson and Seeds (1978). She was married to Liu Heqing. She died on May 2, 2018 in Shanghai.

8. Danny Kamekona

Actor | The Karate Kid Part II

Danny Kamekona was born on November 15, 1935 in Hilo, Hawaii, USA. He was an actor, known for The Karate Kid Part II (1986), Problem Child (1990) and Robot Jox (1989). He was married to Michiko. He died on May 2, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. David Rappaport

Actor | Time Bandits

British actor David Rappaport earned more roles and respect than most guys his size (or any size for that matter) who attempted a professional acting career. Born with the genetic condition dwarfism (he was 3' 11"), he was often typecast in bizarre, sometimes silly and demeaning roles; but, like ...

10. Don Brockett

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Don Brockett was born on January 30, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Donald Brockett. He was an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Flashdance (1983) and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968). He was married to Leslie Brockett. He died on May 2, 1995 in Pittsburgh.

11. Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Actor | Wait Until Dark

It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege...

12. Gene Raymond

Actor | Smartest Girl in Town

Gene Raymond was born on August 13, 1908, in New York City as Raymond Guion. He was a child performer and a Broadway veteran by the age of 12. Gene, a blond, husky, handsome actor, had his greatest popularity in the '30s and early '40s. His big break came in Personal Maid (1931). He was soon cast ...

13. George Pal

Producer | The War of the Worlds

George Pal was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary. Later, when he was still a child, his stage-entertainer parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandparents.

In 1928, Pal graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing ...

14. Gina Mastrogiacomo

Actress | Goodfellas

Gina Mastrogiacomo was born on November 5, 1961 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Goodfellas (1990), The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) and The X-Files (1993). She died on May 2, 2001 in California, USA.

15. Helmut Dantine

Actor | Northern Pursuit

Actor/director/producer Helmut Dantine was born in Vienna, Austria on October 7, 1917. He made a name for himself as an actor during World War Two playing German soldiers and Nazi villains in Hollywood films, most notably in Mrs. Miniver (1942). The young Dantine was a fervent anti-fascist/...

16. Hugh Marlowe

Actor | All About Eve

Marlowe was born Hugh Hipple in Philadelphia, and began his stage career in the 1930s at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. He performed extensively on radio, stage, television and film with credits including off-Broadway productions of "The Deer Park" in 1967 and "All My Sons" in 1974.

17. J. Edgar Hoover

Actor | The Next of Kin

J. Edgar Hoover was born on January 1, 1895 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John Edgar Hoover. He was a writer, known for The Next of Kin (1942), Parole Fixer (1940) and Walk East on Beacon! (1952). He died on May 2, 1972 in Washington.

18. Junior Seau

Self | Sports Jobs with Junior Seau

Junior Seau, was a native of Oceanside, CA. He attended Oceanside High School where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. Parade magazine named him to its High School All-American team simply as an athlete and refused to specify a particular sport. In 2010, Junior was inducted into the ...

19. Lynn Redgrave

Actress | Gods and Monsters

Actress of both the English and American stage and screen, Lynn Redgrave was born in Marylebone, London, England, into one of the world's most famous acting dynasties. As the daughter of Rachel Kempson and Sir Michael Redgrave, sister of Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave, and granddaughter of Roy...

20. Maidie Norman

Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Maidie Norman was born Maidie Ruth Gamble on October 16, 1912, in Villa Rica, Georgia, to Louis and Lila Gamble. She received a B.A. from Bennett College in 1934 and a master's degree from Columbia University three years later. She also attended the Actors Lab in Hollywood from 1946 to 1949.

Norman ...

21. Maya Plisetskaya

Actress | Anna Karenina

Maya Plisetskaya was born on November 20, 1925 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya. She was an actress and writer, known for Anna Karenina (1975), Anna Karenina (1967) and Swan Lake (1957). She was married to Rodion Shchedrin. She died on May 2, 2015 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

22. Michael Blake

Writer | Dances with Wolves

Michael Blake was born on July 5, 1945 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA as Michael Lennox Webb. He was a writer, known for Dances with Wolves (1990), Winnetou and The One. He was married to Marianne Mortensen. He died on May 2, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

23. Michael Gurr

Writer | Departure

Michael Gurr was born on October 29, 1961 in Australia. He is known for his work on Departure (1986) and With Tim Ferguson (2010). He died on May 2, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

24. Michael Hordern

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

Following a brief teaching career, Michael Hordern made his stage debut in 1937. He made his film debut in 1939, but his career was stalled by WWII. He resumed his acting career in 1946, both in theatre and films. He hit his stride in the 1960s playing befuddled characters, particularly stuffy ...

25. Moray Watson

Actor | The Quatermass Experiment

Moray Watson was born on June 25, 1928 in Sunningdale, Berkshire, England as Moray Robin Philip Adrian Watson. He was an actor, known for The Quatermass Experiment (1953), No Wreath for the General (1960) and Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977). He was married to Pam Marmont. He ...

26. Oliver Reed

Actor | Gladiator

Oliver Reed was born on February 13, 1938 in Wimbledon, London, England as Robert Oliver Reed. He was an actor, known for Gladiator (2000), Oliver! (1968) and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). He was married to Josephine Burge and Kate Byrne. He died on May 2, 1999 in Valletta, Malta.

27. Osama bin Laden

Self | Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid

Osama bin Laden was the criminal mastermind behind Al-Qaida and the world's most sought-after terrorist since the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Libya, and then masterminding 9/11. He has released videos praising terrorist threats. Almost 10 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, ...

28. Santiago Carlos Oves

Writer | Conversaciones con mamá

Santiago Carlos Oves was a writer and assistant director, known for Conversations with Mother (2004), Asesinato a distancia (1998) and The Cheat (1996). He died on May 2, 2010 in Spain.

30. Tracy Reed

Actress | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Tracy Reed was born on September 21, 1941 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Clare Tracy Compton Pelissier. She was an actress, known for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), Casino Royale (1967) and UFO (1970). She was married to Bill Simpson, Neil Hallett and ...

31. Vadim Mulerman

Soundtrack | Obratnaya storona Luny

Vadim Mulerman was born on August 18, 1938 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Vadim Iosifovitch Mulerman. He was an actor, known for Obratnaya storona Luny (2012) and Russkoye pole (1972). He was married to Svetlana Litvinova, Veronika Petrovna Kruglova and Yvette Chernov. He died on May 2, 2018 in...

32. William Moulton Marston

Writer | Wonder Woman

Dr. William Moulton Marston was a man who managed to combine interests of several dissimilar fields into an idea that has lasted for decades. Marston was born and raised in Massachusetts. He earned a law degree in 1918 and got a Ph.D in Psychology from Harvard University in 1921. Long interested in...

33. Wolfgang Völz

Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César

Wolfgang Völz was born on August 16, 1930 in Free City of Danzig as Wolfgang Otto Völz. He was an actor and writer, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), Babeck (1968) and Frau Cheneys Ende (1961). He was married to Roswitha Völz. He died on May 2, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.



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