Deaths: January 8

by bcampos862 | created - 09 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

1. Denise LaSalle

Soundtrack | One for the Money

Denise LaSalle was born on July 16, 1939 in Sidon, LeFlore County, Mississippi, USA as Ora Denise Allen. She was married to James E. Wolfe Jr., and Bill Jones. She died on January 8, 2018 in Jackson, Tennessee, USA.

2. Agustín Bernal

Actor | Demoledor

Agustín Bernal was born in 1959 in Paracuaro, Michoacan, Mexico as Romualdo Bucio Bucio. He was an actor and director, known for Demoledor (1995), No se aceptan devoluciones (2013) and Los asesinos (1998). He died on January 8, 2018 in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico.

3. Anthony Dawson

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson. ...

5. Art Clokey

Director | Gumby 1

Art Clokey was born on October 12, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Arthur Charles Farrington. He was a director and producer, known for Gumby 1 (1995), The Gumby Show (1956) and Gumby Adventures (1988). He was married to Gloria Clokey and Ruth Clokey. He died on January 8, 2010 in Los Osos, ...

6. Buddy Bregman

Soundtrack | Run Fatboy Run

An internationally recognized producer, director, writer, composer, conductor, arranger and musical director. Since the 1950s, Bregman has worked with many of the biggest names in the business. After high school, Bregman attended the University of California. During his sophomore year, he arranged ...

7. Carlos Monzón

Actor | Il conto è chiuso

Argentina's Carlos Monzon was one, if not the, greatest middleweight boxing champions in fistic history. Born in poverty, he was discovered in the famed Luna Park Gym by trainer Amilicar Brussa, who molded the "skinniest" 6 feet 2 incher in the world into a lethal fighting machine. Monzon developed...

8. Charles Brown

Actor | Trading Places

Charles Brown was born on January 15, 1946 in Talladega, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for Trading Places (1983), Kennedy (1983) and The Equalizer (1985). He was married to Renee Lescook. He died on January 8, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

10. Don Galloway

Actor | The Big Chill

Born July 27, 1937 in Brooksville, Kentucky. He was married to Linda Galloway [divorced], the former Linda Robinson, and had two daughters. Their names are Tracy and Jennifer. Married the second time to Linda Marie, he has two stepchildren: Sheila and Robert. He also has one brother. Education, ...

11. Donnelly Rhodes

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Donnelly Rhodes trained to be a warden in the National Park Service in Manitoba and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airman-mechanic before finally settling into his long and successful career as an actor. Rhodes studied at the Royal Manitoba Theatre ...

12. François Mitterrand

Self | Echtzeit

François Mitterrand was born in Jarnac on October 26, 1916. He was finishing his studies in Paris when he was called by the French army in September 1939. He was 3 times mentioned, then injured and imprisoned but he escaped in December 1941 during his transfer to another war camp. Back to France, ...

13. Grégoire Aslan

Actor | Cleopatra

Grégoire Aslan was born on March 28, 1908 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Krikor Aslanian. He was an actor and writer, known for Cleopatra (1963), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975) and Koning der Koningen (1961). He was married to Denise Noël and Jacqueline Dumonceau. He died on January 8,...

14. Iwao Takamoto

Producer | Super Friends

Iwao Takamoto had recently graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Los Angeles when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor; Iwao, his parents and siblings were interned as enemy aliens in the Manzanar internment camp where he learned the rudiments of drawing and animation from two fellow internees...

15. Jack Prince

Actor | The Andy Griffith Show

Jack Prince, whose birth name was John Upchurch, was trained in singing at an early age.

Prince appeared on Broadway in the 1950s in main and understudy/replacement roles in at least three musicals: "Guys and Dolls" (1950-1953), as "Nicely Nicely Johnson", "Lil' Abner" (1956-1958) as "Marryin' Sam",...

17. John Dierkes

Actor | Shane

Tall and gaunt American character actor prominent in a number of classic American films. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he attended Brown University and subsequently went to work as an economist for the United States Department of State. In 1941, he joined the American Red Cross and served in Great ...

18. John Gregson

Actor | The Longest Day

A former telephone engineer who dabbled in amateur dramatics, John Gregson served aboard a minesweeper with the Royal Navy during World War II. After demobilisation, he joined the Liverpool Old Vic, making his stage debut in 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'. Freshly married, he moved to London ...

19. José María Gutiérrez

Actor | Operación masacre

José María Gutiérrez was born in 1921 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as José María Gutiérrez Santos. He was an actor, known for Operación masacre (1973), Noches sin lunas ni soles (1984) and La comedia de la tarde (1971). He died on January 8, 2003 in Buenos Aires.

20. Juan Carlos García

Self | 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Juan Carlos García was born on March 8, 1988 in Tela, Atlántida, Honduras as Juan Carlos García Barahona. He died on January 8, 2018 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

21. Kenneth McMillan

Actor | Dune

Character actor Kenneth McMillan was born on July 2, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to becoming an actor, McMillan was a manager at Gimbels Department Store. At age 30, McMillan decided to pursue an acting career. He attended the LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts and took acting lessons ...

22. Marion Zinser

Actress | The Skeleton Key

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate from Jan. 13 to Jan. 19, 2018: Prominent New Orleans actress Marion Zinser made her final exit on Monday, January 8, 2018. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Zinser was a native and lifelong resident of the city. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, local ...

23. Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

Actor | Free Wheeling

Matthew 'Stymie' Beard was born on January 1, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Matthew Beard Jr. He was an actor, known for Free Wheeling (1932), Mush and Milk (1933) and A Lad an' a Lamp (1932). He was married to Annie. He died on January 8, 1981 in Los Angeles.

24. Otis Clay

Soundtrack | Joshua

Otis Clay was born on February 11, 1942 in Waxhaw, Mississippi, USA. He died on January 8, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

25. Pat Buttram

Actor | Robin Hood

The son of a circuit-riding Methodist preacher in rural Alabama, Pat Buttram became one of America's best-known comic entertainers. He left Alabama a month before his 18th birthday to attend the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. An announcer from radio station WLS was on hand to interview members of the ...

26. Patsy Garrett

Actress | Benji

Patsy Garrett was born on May 4, 1921 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA as Virginia Garrett. She was an actress, known for Benji (1974), Nanny and the Professor (1970) and Ironside (1967). She was married to Alexander Kokinacis. She died on January 8, 2015 in Indio, California, USA.

27. Peter Sarstedt

Soundtrack | The Darjeeling Limited

Peter Sarstedt was born on December 12, 1941 in New Delhi, British India as Peter Eardley Sarstedt. He was married to Jill Hall and Joanna Sarstedt. He died on January 8, 2017 in Sussex, England.

28. Raúl Araiza

Director | Cascabel

Raúl Araiza was born on September 1, 1935 in Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico. He was a director and actor, known for Cascabel (1977), Guerrero negro (1994) and Mi amor por ti (1969). He was married to Norma Herrera. He died on January 8, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.

29. Red Simpson

Soundtrack | The Devil's Rejects

Red Simpson was born on March 6, 1934 in Higley, Arizona, USA as Joseph Cecil Simpson. He was married to Joyce. He died on January 8, 2016 in Bakersfield, California, USA.

30. Reta Shaw

Actress | Mary Poppins

Reta Shaw is best known to television audiences as Hope Lange's housekeeper in the TV series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968). Disney fans will remember her as one of the singing domestics in the Oscar-winning masterpiece Mary Poppins (1964). While she never achieved stardom as a leading lady, she ...

31. Robert Baden-Powell

Actor | Boy Scouts Be Prepared

Robert Baden-Powell was born on February 22, 1857 in London, England as Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. He was an actor, known for Boy Scouts Be Prepared (1917), Boardwalk Empire (2010) and The Woodpigeon Patrol (1930). He was married to Olave Soames. He died on January 8, 1941 in Nyeri, ...

32. Robert Bice

Actor | Fox Fire

Robert Bice was born on March 4, 1914 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Robert Lee Bice. He is known for his work on Fox Fire (1955), Burke's Law (1963) and The Gun That Won the West (1955). He was married to Andre Stuart (actress). He died on January 8, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Steve Clark

Soundtrack | White Oleander

Member of the Scottish indie band Bis.

35. Terry-Thomas

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

One of Britain's most beloved eccentric comedians, the irrepressible, gap-toothed Terry-Thomas was born Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens in Lichfield Grove, Finchley. He was the son of Ellen Elizabeth (Hoar) and Ernest Frederick Stevens, a fairly well-to-do London businessman. He was afforded a private ...

36. Wesley Ruggles

Producer | Cimarron

The younger brother of Hollywood character player Charles Ruggles, Wesley Ruggles spent most of his early years in San Francisco. He attended university there, began a lengthy apprenticeship in stock and musical comedy and then joined Keystone in Hollywood as an actor in 1914 working alongside Syd ...

37. Woody Chambliss

Actor | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Woody Chambliss was born on October 14, 1914 in Bowie, Texas, USA as Woodrow Lewis Chambliss. He was an actor, known for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978), Then Came Bronson (1969) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He was married to Erika Chambliss. He died on January 8, 1981 in Ojai, ...

38. Yvonne De Carlo

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Yvonne De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was three when her father abandoned the family. Her mother turned to waitressing in a restaurant to make ends meet--a rough beginning for an actress who would, one day, be one of ...

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