Deaths: January 7

by bcampos862 | created - 07 Jan 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. France Gall

Soundtrack | Fist Fight

France Gall was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris, France as Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall. She was married to Michel Berger. She died on January 7, 2018 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

2. Anna Mae V McCabe Hays

Self | The Army's 1st Lady General

Anna Mae V McCabe Hays was born on February 16, 1920 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Anna Mae Violet McCabe. She was married to William Hays. She died on January 7, 2018 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

3. Avery Schreiber

Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights

His 1960s and 1970s partner on the comedy stage was Jack Burns, the slimmer, chatty, clean-cut, better-looking dunderhead. Avery Schreiber was the Oliver Hardy counterpart who bore the brunt of Burns' verbal drone. This rumpled, gap-toothed, hefty-sized master of the slow boil stood out among the ...

4. Blanca Sánchez

Actress | Quinceañera

Blanca Sánchez was born on March 2, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Blanca Sánchez De La Fuente. She was an actress, known for Quinceañera (1987), Los amores de Chucho el Roto (1970) and La vida de Chucho el Roto (1970). She was married to José Antonio Massad, Garret J. ...

5. Charlotte Wynters

Actress | Sunset Trail

After retiring from acting, Charlotte Wynters MacLane, divided her time between her home in LA and her cattle ranch in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Madera County, which she continued to own until her death in 1991.

6. Christopher Tsangarides

Soundtrack | Point Break

Christopher Tsangarides was born on August 17, 1956 as Christopher Andrew Tsangarides. He died on January 7, 2018 in the UK.

7. David R. Ellis

Assistant_director | The Matrix Reloaded

Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and continues to reside in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body ...

8. Frank Corsentino

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Frank Corsentino was born on July 13, 1941 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Moonchild (1974). He died on January 7, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

10. Hirohito

Self | Arrivée du prince du Japon Hiro Hito

Hirohito was born on April 29, 1901 in Tokyo, Japan. He was married to Princess Nagako Kuni. He died on January 7, 1989 in Tokyo.

11. Huell Howser

Actor | Winnie the Pooh

Huell Howser was born on October 18, 1945 in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA as Huell Burnley Howser. He was a writer and producer, known for Winnie the Pooh (2011), California's Gold (1991) and Weeds (2005). He died on January 7, 2013 in Palm Springs, California, USA.

12. Ingrid Thulin

Actress | Smultronstället

Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries". She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in 1969. Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 1960's. ...

13. Jacqueline deWit

Actress | Little Giant

Jacqueline deWit was born on September 26, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Wilhelmina deWit. She was an actress, known for Little Giant (1946), All That Heaven Allows (1955) and Fog Island (1945). She died on January 7, 1998 in Los Angeles.

14. Joan Elan

Actress | Darby's Rangers

Joan Elan was born on July 24, 1929 in Colombo, Ceylon as Joan Georgian Bingham-Newland. She was an actress, known for Darby's Rangers (1958), Matinee Theatre (1955) and Front Row Center (1955). She died on January 7, 1981.

15. John Baer

Actor | Terry and the Pirates

John Baer was born on June 6, 1923 in York, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Terry and the Pirates (1952), Night of the Blood Beast (1958) and We're No Angels (1955). He was married to Noureen Jauregui. He died on January 7, 2006 in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, USA.

16. Juan Rulfo

Writer | El imperio de la fortuna

Mexican writer who was important in the development of the "magic realism" school of Latin-American fiction. As a child growing up in the rural countryside, he witnessed the horrors of the later Cristero uprisings of 1926-29. His family of prosperous landowners lost a considerable fortune. When ...

17. Kitty Kallen

Soundtrack | The Second Greatest Sex

Kitty Kallen was born on May 25, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Katharine Kalinsky. She was married to Budd Granoff and Clint Garvin. She died on January 7, 2016 in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

18. Larry Grayson

Self | The Good Old Days

Born William White in 1923 to unmarried parents, Grayson was adopted into a coal mining family in Nuneaton.

By the age of 14, he was working under the name of Billy Breen as a supporting drag act on the comedy club circuit, and over the next thirty years he toured the UK not only in male revues and ...

19. Madame Spivy

Actress | Requiem for a Heavyweight

Madame Spivy was born on September 30, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Bertha Levine. She was an actress, known for Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and All Fall Down (1962). She died on January 7, 1971 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Markku Into

Writer | Yön kevyt polttoöljy

Markku Into was born on October 20, 1945 in Helsinki, Finland as Markku Vesa Milton Into. He was a writer and director, known for The Light Fuel of the Night (1991), Suomen talvisota (1967) and Home of the Wild Boy (1987). He died on January 7, 2018 in Turku, Finland.

21. Nat Hentoff

Actor | Sweet and Lowdown

Nat Hentoff was born on June 10, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Nathan Irving Hentoff. He was married to Margot Goodman Wolinski, Gertrude A Bernstein (Trudi Farmilant) and Miriam Fonda Sargent. He died on January 7, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

22. Richard Hunt

Actor | The Muppet Show

Richard Hunt did not have a face known to many -- his voice was known more than anything else. He was a major stronghold behind Jim Henson's "Muppets". 'Scooter', 'Janice', 'Sweetums' and a few others, were some of the "Muppets" that Richard was a performer and puppeteer of. He helped pave the way ...

23. Richard Libertini

Actor | Popeye

Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.

He ...

24. Robert Barrat

Actor | Bad Lands

Robert Barrat pursued a stage career on Broadway from 1918 to 1932. He did sample a scant three silent movies starting in 1915, but returned to stage work. Barrat had a distinguished enough visage but also a well knit physique that would foretell a busy career in films with many featured character ...

25. Rod Taylor

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

Suave and handsome Australian actor who came to Hollywood in the 1950s, and built himself up from a supporting actor into taking the lead in several well-remembered movies. Arguably his most fondly remembered role was that as George (Herbert George Wells), the inventor, in George Pal's spectacular ...

26. Run Run Shaw

Blade Runner

Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts ...

28. Sarah Selby

Actress | Beyond the Forest

Sarah Selby was born on August 30, 1905 in Middletown, Ohio, USA as Sarah Elizabeth Selby. She was an actress, known for Beyond the Forest (1949), The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure (1956) and Tower of London (1962). She was married to Holger Yngvar Harthern-Jakobsen and Stanley ...

29. Shiv Chopra

Actor | Chal Chalein

Shiv Chopra is an actor, known for Chal Chalein (2009), Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs (2012) and The Idiot Cycle (2009).

30. Susanne Cramer

Actress | Get Smart

Susanne apparently had a tumultuous private life. She married actor Hermann Nehlsen in 1956. Apparently that did not go well, as she tried to commit suicide twice in 1957 and was soon divorced. In 1958, she married actor Helmuth Lohner and was divorced five months later. She married Helmut a second...

31. Trevor Howard

Actor | The Third Man

The son of an insurance underwriter, who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school, he subsequently trained at ...



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