Celebrities That Died in 2014by maxfolino199 | created - 28 Jan 2014 | updated - 01 Jan 2015 | Public
In memory of all those we loved and lost in 2014.
Actress | Imitation of Life
African American actress Juanita Moore entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. Fortunately Moore's roles began improving as Hollywood developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959 she ...
Producer | The Sergeant Was a Lady
Chicago-born Bernard Glasser grew up in what he calls "the movie generation" and fell in love with pictures at the ripe old age of four. In the late 1940s, while working as a teacher at Beverly Hills High School, he got his feet wet in the film industry by working as a production assistant. In 1950...
6. Mike Vraney
Producer | Reel Wild Cinema
Mike Vraney first fell in love with exploitation cinema while working various jobs at several drive-in movie theaters and porno theaters as a teenager. The high school dropout ran a comic book shop and produced concerts and film conventions prior to launching the video distributor Something Weird ...
Writer | The Wheeler Dealers
George J.W. Goodman was born on August 10, 1930 in Clayton, Missouri, USA as George Jerome Waldo Goodman. He was a writer, known for The Wheeler Dealers (1963), Wall Street: Where the Money Is (1966) and Adam Smith's Money World (1984). He was married to Sally Brophy and Sally Brophy. He died on ...
10. Grigoriy Kokhan
Director | Yaroslav Mudry
Grigoriy Kokhan was born on June 23, 1931 in Bortków, Tarnopolskie, Poland as Grigori Romanovich Kokhan. He was a director and writer, known for Yaroslav Mudry (1982), Tsyganka Aza (1987) and Stambulskiy tranzit (1993). He died on January 3, 2014 in Ukraine.
12. Saul Zaentz
Producer | The English Patient
Saul Zaentz learned gambling as a youth in Passaic, New Jersey, playing a card game called briscola. Later, in his twenties, he earned a full-time living as a gambler.
Saul settled in San Francisco after WWII, at first working for a local record distributor and eventually joining the jazz record ...
14. Alma Muriel
Actress | Luna de sangre
Alma Muriel was born on October 20, 1951 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Luna de sangre (1984), La culpa (1996) and Historias violentas (1985). She was married to José María Napoleón. She died on January 5, 2014 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
16. Carmen Zapata
Actress | Sister Act
In a career spanning six decades plus, the ever-vital and ever-versatile Carmen Zapata stands as one of the most respected and diversified Hispanic-American figures in the performing arts. The much-admired veteran actress has worn many hats over the years: teacher, producer, translator, lecturer ...
17. Uday Kiran
Actor | Nuvvu Nenu
Uday Kiran was born on January 26, 1980 in Attapur, Andhra Pradesh, India as Vajpeyajula Uday Kiran. He is known for his work on Nuvvu Nenu (2001), Nee Sneham (2002) and Sreeram (2002). He was married to Vishita and Vishitha. He died on January 5, 2014 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
18. Larry D. Mann
Actor | In the Heat of the Night
Larry D. Mann was born on December 18, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and The Sting (1973). He was married to Gloria Kochberg. He died on January 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
19. Tom Quinn
Actor | Super 8
Tom Quinn was born on April 28, 1934 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Michael Quinn. He was an actor, known for Super 8 (2011), The Next Three Days (2010) and Enemy of the State (1998). He was married to Marsha Lehman. He died on January 5, 2014 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA.
20. Mónica Spear
Actress | La mujer perfecta
Miss Spear was crowned Miss Venezuela in 2004 and was 4th runner-up in the 2005 Miss Universe Pageant. Prior to competing in beauty pageants, Miss Spear bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Central Florida. Miss Spear went on to become one of the most popular and successful soap ...
23. Cliff Carpenter
Actor | Synecdoche, New York
Cliff Carpenter was born on March 2, 1915 in San Francisco, California, USA as Clifford A. Carpenter. He was an actor, known for Synecdoche, New York (2008), Blazing Barriers (1937) and Coronet Blue (1967). He was married to Pauline. He died on January 9, 2014 in Pawling, New York, USA.
24. Vera Tichánková
Actress | Byli jednou dva písari
Vera Tichánková was born on December 7, 1920 in Zarnovická Hut by Nová Bana, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress, known for Byli jednou dva písari (1972), Prátelé Bermudského trojúhelníku (1987) and The Guard (1970). She was married to Jan Skopecek. She died...
Actor | Medisch Centrum West
Allard van der Scheer was born on August 21, 1928 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Medisch Centrum West (1988), Hotel de Botel (1976) and We zijn weer thuis (1989). He died on January 10, 2014 in Muiderberg, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
28. Arnoldo Foà
Actor | I tartari
Arnoldo Foà was born on January 24, 1916 in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is known for his work on The Tartars (1961), Lucrèce Borgia (1953) and War Gods of Babylon (1962). He was married to Annamaria Procaccini. He died on January 11, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
29. Jerome Willis
Actor | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Jerome Willis was born on October 23, 1928 in London, England as Jerome Barry Willis. He was an actor, known for Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), The Sandbaggers (1978) and Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991). He was married to Dilys Elstone. He died on January 11, 2014 in London.
30. John Horsley
John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army ...
31. Frank Marth
Actor | The Six Million Dollar Man
Versatile, diligent character actor Frank Marth was a familiar presence in just about every major American prime-time TV show of the 60's and 70's. The native New Yorker got his big break as a member of Jackie Gleason's stock company, perennially cast as uncredited background characters in ...
32. Anjali Devi
Actress | Anarkali
Anjali Devi was born on August 24, 1927 in Peddapuram, East Godavari district, Madras Presidency, British India as Anjanamma. She was an actress and producer, known for Anarkali (1955), Palletoori Pilla (1950) and Kurukshetra (1977). She was married to Adinarayana Rao P.. She died on January 13, ...
34. Cassandra Lynn
Self | Bikini Destinations
Gorgeous, buxom, and shapely blonde bombshell Cassandra Lynn Jensen was born on August 15, 1979 in Price, Utah. Cassandra lived in both Huntington, Utah and Ferron, Utah as a little girl prior to moving with her mother to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. She was a competitive diver in high school. ...
35. Roger Lloyd Pack
A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted ...
37. Russell Johnson
Actor | Gilligan's Island
Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island (1964), Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth (1955) and It Came from Outer Space (1953). Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and ...
38. Dave Madden
Actor | The Partridge Family
Dave Madden was born on December 17, 1931 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada as David Joseph Madden. He was an actor, known for The Partridge Family (1970), Charlotte's Web (1973) and Eat My Dust (1976). He was married to Sandra Martin and Alvena Louise (Nena) Arnold. He died on January 16, 2014 in ...
39. Masaya Takahashi
Masaya Takahashi was born on March 16, 1930 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001), Returner (2002) and Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005). He was married to Yachiyo Fujii and Haruko ...
42. Suchitra Sen
Actress | Aandhi
Suchitra Sen was born on April 6, 1931 in Pabna, Bengal Presidency, British India as Roma Dasgupta. She was an actress, known for Aandhi (1975), Saptapadi (1961) and Devdas (1955). She was married to Dibanath Sen. She died on January 17, 2014 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
43. Sarah Marshall
Actress | Dave
Sarah Marshall was born on May 25, 1933 in London, England as Sarah Lynne Marshall. She was an actress, known for Dave (1993), The Long, Hot Summer (1958) and Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). She was married to Karl Held and Mel Bourne. She died on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California,...
44. Michael Sporn
Animation_department | Doctor DeSoto
Michael Sporn was born on April 23, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Doctor DeSoto (1984), Whitewash (1994) and Abel's Island (1988). He was married to Heidi Stallings. He died on January 19, 2014 in New York, New York.
50. Fred Bertelmann
Actor | Der lachende Vagabund
Fred Bertelmann was born on October 7, 1925 in Duisburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Der lachende Vagabund (1958), Gitarren klingen leise durch die Nacht (1960) and The Blue Sea and You (1959). He was married to Ruth Kappelsberger. He died on January 22, 2014 in Berg am Starnberger See, ...
Writer | La giusta distanza
Carlo Mazzacurati was born on March 2, 1956 in Padua, Veneto, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for The Right Distance (2007), Another Life (1992) and The Bull (1994). He was married to Marina Zangirolami. He died on January 22, 2014 in Padua.
Actor | Meghasandesam
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao was born on September 20, 1923 in Venkataraghavapuram, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India as Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He was an actor and producer, known for Meghasandesam (1983), Laila Majnu (1949) and Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991). He was married to Annapurna ...
54. Justin Carmical
Actor | You Can Play This!
Justin Carmical was born on April 11, 1971 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for You Can Play This! (2009), To Boldly Flee (2012) and Kickassia (2010). He was married to Jenny Valentine. He died on January 23, 2014 in Colorado Springs.
55. Violetta Ferrari
Violetta Ferrari was born on April 25, 1930 in Hódmezõvásárhely, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Conrad: The Factory-Made Boy (1983), Im weissen Rößl (1967) and Bel Ami (1968). She was married to Lajos Básti. She died on January 23, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.
56. Riz Ortolani
Composer | I giorni dell'ira
Riz Ortolani was born on March 25, 1926 in Pesaro, Marche, Italy as Riziero Ortolani. He is known for his work on Day of Anger (1967), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Festa di laurea (1985). He was married to Katina Ranieri. He died on January 23, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
57. Morrie Turner
Writer | Kid Power
Morrie Turner was born on December 11, 1923 in Oakland, California, USA. He was a writer, known for Kid Power (1972), Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) and The Fantastic Funnies (1980). He was married to Letha Mae Harvey. He died on January 25, 2014 in Sacramento, California.
58. Edmond Classen
Actor | Medisch Centrum West
Edmond Classen was born on May 16, 1938 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands as Edmond Alphons Antoine Marie Classen. He was an actor, known for Medisch Centrum West (1988), Vrienden voor het leven (1990) and Oppassen!!! (1991). He died on January 27, 2014 in Arnhem.
59. Ichirô Nagai
Actor | Kaze no tani no Naushika
Ichirô Nagai was born on May 10, 1931 in Ikeda, Osaka, Japan. He was an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) and Ninja Scroll (1993). He was married to Ayako. He died on January 27, 2014 in Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan.
60. Pete Seeger
Soundtrack | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Sixteen-year-old Pete Seeger enrolled at the Avon Old Farms School in Connecticut and then decided to become a hermit. His life since then has been one social cause after another, buoyed by an almost indefatigable career as a self-described "sing-along leader."
During the 1930s he attended Harvard, ...
Actor | Borgen skole
Lars Andreas Larssen was born on March 27, 1935 in Melbu, Norway. He was an actor and writer, known for Borgen skole (1989), Nine Lives (1957) and Kirsebærhaven (1973). He was married to Monna Tandberg, Thrine Naumann and Sonja Lid. He died on January 29, 2014 in Norway.
63. Aïché Nana
Actress | Edipeon
Aïché Nana was born on February 10, 1936 in Beirut, Lebanon as Kiash Nanah. She was an actress and writer, known for Edipeon (1970), The Lebanese Mission (1956) and A... For Assassin (1966). She was married to Sergio Pastore. She died on January 29, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Actor | Ryan's Daughter
Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late '60s counterculture era and a would-be rebel successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born William Franklin Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1941, his artist mother had to be ...
Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg
Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award. Like Jannings, Schell won the Oscar, but unlike him, he was a dedicated anti-Nazi. Indeed, with the exception of Maurice Chevalier and ...
Actor | The Master
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ...
69. Eduardo Coutinho
Director | Edifício Master
Eduardo Coutinho was born on May 11, 1933 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Eduardo de Oliveira Coutinho. He was a director and writer, known for Edifício Master (2002), The Mighty Spirit (1999) and Babilônia 2000 (1999). He was married to Maria das Dores de Oliveira. He died on ...
70. Richard Bull
Actor | Little House on the Prairie
Richard Bull was born on June 26, 1924 in Zion, Illinois, USA as Richard William Bull. He was an actor, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Sugar (2008). He was married to Barbara Collentine. He died on February 3, 2014 in Calabasas, California, USA.
71. Louan Gideon
Actress | The Secret World of Alex Mack
Louan Gideon was born on November 12, 1955 in Erath County, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994), Treehouse Hostage (1999) and Titus (2000). She was married to Walt Borchers. She died on February 3, 2014 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
74. Gabriel Axel
Director | Babettes gæstebud
Gabriel Axel was born on April 18, 1918 in Århus, Denmark as Gabriel Axel Mørch. He was a director, known for Babette's Feast (1987), Hagbard and Signe (1967) and Christian (1989). He was married to Lucie Axel Moerch. He died on February 9, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
75. Shirley Temple
Actress | Captain January
Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in ...
77. Alice Babs
Actress | En trallande jänta
Her parents sang and played in amateur theatre. Growing up, she sang with her mother. Her father took her to Stockholm when she was 13 and got an offer to sing at a nightclub but had to reject the offer. But on the train back home she met a voice coach who promised to give her singing lessons. The ...
78. Sid Caesar
Actor | Grease
Comedian, saxophonist, composer, actor and musician, he performed within the orchestras of Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields and Claude Thornhill as saxophonist. Later, as super-hip jazz musician "Cool Cees" in television skits, he played tenor saxophone, and sang with the satirical trio "The Hair Cuts" ...
Actor | A zori zdes tikhie
Georgiy Martynyuk was born on March 3, 1940 in Chkalov, Russian SFSR, USSR as Georgiy Yakovlevitch Martynyuk. He was an actor, known for The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Sledstvie vedut znatoki (1971) and Podpasok s ogurtsom (1979). He was married to Valentina Markova and Valentina. He died on ...
81. Ralph Waite
Actor | The Waltons
Ralph Waite was born in White Plains, New York on June 22, 1928. Educated at Bucknell University where he graduated with a BA degree, Waite existed rather aimlessly as a young adult while trying to find his way in the world. Occupations came and went, including social worker, religious editor for ...
82. Ken Jones
Actor | Porridge
Ken Jones was born on February 20, 1930 in Liverpool, England as Kenneth J Jones. He was an actor and director, known for Doing Time (1979), Melody (1971) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He was married to Sheila Fay. He died on February 13, 2014 in Prescot, Merseyside, England.
83. James Condon
Actor | Bellamy
James Condon was born on September 27, 1923 in Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia as James Thomas Condon. He is known for his work on Bellamy (1981), The Patriots (1962) and Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979). He was married to Anne Haddy. He died on February 14, 2014 in Sydney, New South Wales, ...
Actress | Green Acres
Mary Grace Canfield was born on September 3, 1924 in Rochester, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Green Acres (1965), The Best of Broadway (1954) and Pollyanna (1960). She was married to John Theodore Bischof and Charles Orlebar Carey, Jr. She died on February 15, 2014 in Santa Barbara, ...
Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW
Nelson Frazier Jr. was born on February 14, 1971 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA as Nelson Lee Frazier Jr. He was an actor, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWE Smackdown! (1999) and WWE A.M. Raw (2005). He was married to Cassandra. He died on February 18, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
92. Djoko Rosic
Actor | Romani kris - Cigánytörvény
Djoko Rosic (born Dzhordzhe Mirko Rosic) was born on 28 February 1932 in Krupanj, which was then part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, to a Bulgarian mother and a Serbian father. In 1951 he emigrated to Bulgaria and graduated in Economy, but completed also courses in Radio Journalism. After that he ...
Actress | A Bridge Too Far
Georgette Reyevski was born on February 12, 1910 in Antwerpen, Belgium. She was an actress, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Land van belofte (1959) and Verhalen van de straat (1993). She was married to Dominique Antoine Frederic Rimathe. She died on February 21, 2014 in Middenbeemster, ...
94. Zsuzsa Csala
Actress | Alfa Romeó és Júlia
She was born in the capital of Hungary, Budapest. She has done her studies smoothly and she's graduated in 1954 as an actress. Until 1959 she was member of the Deryne theatre.In 1959-60 she worked in Eger, in the Gardonyi Geza theatre, and after it she went back to Budapest to the Vidam theatre. ...
96. Günter Reisch
Director | Die Verlobte
Günter Reisch was born on November 24, 1927 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Die Verlobte (1980), Unterwegs zu Lenin (1969) and Anton the Magician (1978). He was married to Beate Schäfer and Sibylle Dunkelmann. He died on February 24, 2014 in Berlin.
97. Harold Ramis
Writer | Ghostbusters
Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine's joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago's Second City's Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in "The National Lampoon Show" ...
99. Quentin Elias
Actor | Madoff: Made Off with America
Quentin Elias was born on May 10, 1974 in Mende, Lozère, France. He is known for his work on The Banksters, Madoff with America (2013), Between Love & Goodbye (2008) and The Brides of Sodom (2013). He died on February 25, 2014 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA.
100. Jim Lange
Jim Lange was born on August 15, 1932 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as James John Lange. He was an actor, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Shoot the Moon (1982) and Amazing Stories (1985). He was married to Nancy Fleming and Fay Marie Madigan. He died on February 25, 2014 in Mill ...