Deaths: May 3

by bcampos862 | created - 03 May 2017 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

1. Abel Fernandez

Actor | The Untouchables

Abel Fernandez was born on July 14, 1930 in East Los Angeles, California, USA as Abel Gonzalez Fernández. He is known for his work on The Untouchables (1959), Steve Canyon (1958) and Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958). He died on May 3, 2016 in Whittier, California.

2. Anthony Ainley

Actor | Doctor Who

Anthony Ainley was a notable British actor and a member of a distinguished British acting family. His brother was Richard Ainley (1910-1967) and his father Henry Ainley (1879-1945). He worked in the theatre for many years and eventually found work in various historical film dramas in the 1970s. ...

3. Bruce Cabot

Actor | King Kong

Hollywood stalwart Bruce Cabot's main claim to fame, other than rescuing Fay Wray from King Kong (1933), is that he tested for the lead role of The Ringo Kid in John Ford's Western masterpiece Stagecoach (1939). John Wayne got the role and became the most durable star in Hollywood history, while ...

4. Daliah Lavi

Actress | Casino Royale

She was a star in Europe long before she made a dent in Hollywood in the late 60s. Along with other foreign imports at the time, such as Brigitte Bardot, Ursula Andress, Elke Sommer, Ewa Aulin, Senta Berger, Rosanna Schiaffino, Shirley Eaton, Sylva Koscina, Barbara Bouchet, et al., she pursued sex ...

5. David Bruce

Actor | The Mad Ghoul

David Bruce was born on January 6, 1916 in Kankakee, Illinois, USA as Marden Andrew McBroom. He was an actor, known for The Mad Ghoul (1943), Lady on a Train (1945) and Flying Tigers (1942). He was married to Cynthia Sory. He died on May 3, 1976 in Hollywood, California, USA.

6. Elías Alippi

Director | Retazo

Elías Alippi was born on January 20, 1883 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Elías Isaac Alippi. He was an actor and director, known for Retazo (1939), Callejón sin salida (1938) and The Best Father in the World (1941). He died on May 3, 1942 in Buenos Aires.

7. Frederick Kerr

Actor | Frankenstein

Forceful, authoritative character actor of the 1920s and 1930s. Entered films in 1916. Even by then, close to 60, Kerr was very effectively cast in powerful, dynamic supporting roles, usually most often as a cultured, dignified old man. Probably most memorable as the old Baron Frankenstein in ...

8. George Murphy

Actor | This Is the Army

After giving up college, George Murphy decided to become a dancer. Starting in 1927, he worked with his wife and partner Julie Johnson on Broadway. In 1934, after his wife retired from show business, he worked with Shirley Temple, in Hollywood, as well as Eleanor Powell, Fred Astaire, and Ronald ...

9. Georgie Collins

Actress | Ghostkeeper

Ms Collins has been acting and directing for over 50 years, and is considered the Grand Dame of theatre in her hometown of Calgary. She is currently semi-retired, and is enjoying her favorite role as a grandmother.

11. Jack Weston

Actor | Dirty Dancing

In a 40-year career that spanned Broadway, television and movies, the versatile actor played everyone from sleazy villains to terrifying killers to clumsy comics. His bad-guy roles included a stalker who, along with Alan Arkin terrorized a blind Audrey Hepburn in the 1967 cult classic Wait Until ...

12. Jackie Cooper

Actor | Superman

Jackie Cooper was born John Cooper in Los Angeles, California, to Mabel Leonard, an Italian-American stage pianist, and John Cooper. Through his mother, he was the nephew of actress Julie Leonard, screenwriter Jack Leonard, and (by marriage) director Norman Taurog. Jackie served with the Navy in ...

13. Jimmy Gardner

Actor | Frenzy

Jimmy Gardner was born on August 24, 1924 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England as Edward Charles James Gardner. He was an actor, known for Frenzy (1972), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Finding Neverland (2004). He died on May 3, 2010 in London, England.

14. Karl Freund

Cinematographer | Key Largo

Karl Freund, an innovative director of photography responsible for development of the three-camera system used to shoot television situation comedies, was born on January 16, 1890, in the Bohemian city of Koeniginhof, then part of the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now known as Dvur Kralove in the Czech...

15. Lewis Allen

Director | The 20th Century-Fox Hour

Born in England on Christmas Day, 1905, Lewis Allen first came on the show-biz scene when he was appointed executive in charge of West End and Broadway stage productions for famed impresario Gilbert Miller. Allen also co-directed some of the productions (including the celebrated "Victoria Regina" ...

16. Lukas Ammann

Actor | Hast noch der Söhne ja...?

Lukas Ammann was born on September 29, 1912 in Basel, Switzerland. He was an actor and director, known for Hast noch der Söhne ja...? (1959), Bel-Ami Der Frauenheld von Paris (1955) and Bel Ami (1955). He was married to Liselotte Ebnet, Hedda Ippen and Hertha Heger. He died on May 3, 2017 in ...

17. Raimund Harmstorf

Actor | Siegfried und das sagenhafte Liebesleben der Nibelungen

A tall, athletic bear of a man, Raimund Harmstorf rose to stardom on the strength of a single role: the amoral, brutal, self-righteous captain Wolf Larsen (a Nietzschean 'superman', if there ever was one) in Jack London's The Seawolf (1971). Harmstorf's was a genuinely chilling, mesmerizing ...

18. René Múgica

Director | El octavo infierno

René Múgica was born on August 8, 1909 in Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and director, known for El octavo infierno (1964), Demon in the Blood (1964) and El reñidero (1965). He died on May 3, 1998 in Buenos Aires.

19. Robert Alda

Actor | Rhapsody in Blue

Robert Alda's career began in vaudeville, as a singer-dancer. Graduating to performing on radio and in burlesque, he made a splashy film debut as George Gershwin in Rhapsody in Blue (1945). His film career faltered somewhat after that, but he had much greater success on the Broadway stage in such ...

20. Robert De Niro Sr.

Robert De Niro Sr. was born on May 3, 1922 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Robert Henry DeNiro. He was married to Virginia Holton Admiral. He died on May 3, 1993 in New York City, New York.

21. Suzy Parker

Actress | Circle of Deception

Suzy Parker was born on October 28, 1932 in Long Island City, New York, USA as Cecilia Ann Renee Parker. She was an actress, known for Circle of Deception (1960), The Best of Everything (1959) and Kiss Them for Me (1957). She was married to Bradford Dillman, Pierre de la Salle and Charles Ronald ...

22. Tom Tyler

Actor | Stagecoach

Popular American star of silent and early sound Westerns and serials. Raised in Michigan, he went through a number of strenuous jobs (sailor, boxer lumberjack, coal miner, etc.) before landing in Los Angeles and getting work as a movie extra and stuntman. His good looks and athletic physique (he ...

23. Tony Cucchiara

Music_department | The Godfather Part III

Tony Cucchiara was born on October 30, 1937 in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy as Salvatore Cucchiara. He was an actor and composer, known for The Godfather: Part III (1990), Pesci d'oro e bikini d'argento (1961) and Pipino il breve (1983). He was married to Giusy Vullo and Nelly Fioramonti. He died on ...

24. William Squire

Actor | The Lord of the Rings

William Squire was born on April 29, 1916 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales as William Arthur Squire. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Doctor Who (1963) and Where Eagles Dare (1968). He was married to Juliet Harmer and Betty P. Dixon. He died on May 3, 1989 in London, England.

25. Zulu

Actor | Hawaii Five-O

Gilbert Francis Lani Damian Kauhi was born on October 17, 1937 on the Big Island of Hawaii. He was better known by the nickname his classmates gave him in high school, "Zulu". His most famous role was that of "Detective Kono Kalakaua" on the hit TV series, Hawaii Five-O (1968). The show helped ...



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