Deaths: February 28

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1. Rogelio Guerra

Actor | Mañana es para siempre

Rogelio Guerra was born on October 8, 1936 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Hildegardo Francisco Guerra Martínez. He was an actor, known for Mañana es para siempre (2008), Las pecadoras (1968) and Ha llegado una intrusa (1974). He was married to Maribel Robles. He died on ...

2. Albert Mkrtchyan

Director | Mer mankutyan tangon

Albert Mkrtchyan was born on February 27, 1937 in Leninakan, Armenian SSR, USSR as Albert Mushegovich Mkrtchyan. He was a director and writer, known for Mer mankutyan tangon (1985), The Song of the Old Days (1982) and Breath (1989). He died on February 28, 2018.

3. Aldo Cammarota

Writer | Tato por ciento

Aldo Cammarota was born in 1930 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a writer and actor, known for Tato por ciento (1981), La chacota (1962) and Dígale sí a Tato (1973). He died on February 28, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Alejandro Holst

Actor | Tiro de gracia

Alejandro Holst was an actor, known for Coup de Grace (1969). He died on February 28, 2011 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

5. Annie Girardot

Actress | La pianiste

Over the course of a five-decade career, she starred in nearly 150 films. She is a three-time César Award winner (1977, 1996, 2002), a two-time Molière Award winner, a BAFTA nominee, and a recipient of several international prizes including the Volpi Cup (Best actress) at the 1965 Venice Film ...

6. Anny Ondra

Actress | Blackmail

Anny Ondra was a Polish-Czech-Austrian-German-French singer and a film and stage actress. As a child she lived in Prague, where her father was a colonel in the Austro-Hungarian army. After graduating from convent school in Prague, she studied to be an actress with Professor Bor. She was already a ...

7. Barry Crimmins

Self | Call Me Lucky

Barry Crimmins was born on July 3, 1953 in Kingston, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Call Me Lucky (2015), The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987) and Lenny Clarke's Late Show (1980). He was married to Helen Lysen. He died on February 28, 2018 in Syracuse, New York.

8. Carmen Laforet

Writer | Graciela

Carmen Laforet was born on September 6, 1921 in Barcelona, Spain as Carmen Laforet Díaz. She was a writer, known for Graciela (1956), Nada (1947) and Rafael Alberti en Roma... y en España (1977). She was married to Manuel Gonzalez Cerezales. She died on February 28, 2004 in Madrid, Spain.

9. Cecil Kellaway

Actor | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Though a native of South Africa, Cecil Kellaway spent many years as an actor, author and director in Australian live theatre until he tried his luck in Hollywood in the 1930s. Finding he could get only gangster bit parts, he got discouraged and returned to Australia. Then William Wyler called and ...

10. Dermot Morgan

Actor | Father Ted

Dermot went to University College Dublin, where he studied English and Philosopy. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university. In 1979 his first introduction to TV came with an appearance on "Live Mike" on RTE television ...

11. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He ...

12. Enrico Maria Salerno

Director | Anonimo veneziano

Enrico Maria Salerno was born on September 18, 1926 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Anonymous Venetian (1970), Seasons of Our Love (1966) and It Happened in '43 (1960). He died on February 28, 1994 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

13. Fabia Drake

Actress | A Room with a View

Fabia Drake was born on January 20, 1904 in Herne Bay, Kent, England as Ethel Fabia McGlinchy. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Valmont (1989) and The Good Companions (1957). She was married to Maxwell Joseph Hall Turner. She died on February 28, 1990 in London, England.

14. Frank Kelly

Actor | Father Ted

Frank Kelly was born on December 28, 1938 in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland as Francis O'Kelly. He was an actor, known for Father Ted (1995), Evelyn (2002) and Rat (2000). He was married to Bairbre Neldon. He died on February 28, 2016 in the UK.

15. George Kennedy

Actor | Cool Hand Luke

George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. Following high school graduation, Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 with the hope to become a fighter ...

16. Harvey Schmidt

Soundtrack | Captain America: Civil War

Harvey Schmidt was born on September 12, 1929 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Harvey Lester Schmidt. He died on February 28, 2018 in Tomball, Texas.

17. Henry James

Writer | What Maisie Knew

Henry James was born 15 April 1843, to a wealthy family. He was born in New York, New York USA. His parents were Henry James Sr. and Mary Robertson Walsh; He had one brother William James (January 11 1842-August 26 1910) and one sister Alice James. When Henry James was a young boy he would enjoy ...

18. Ishirô Honda

Director | Gojira

Influential Japanese film director born May 7th, 1911, often credited as being the father of Godzilla. His name is a combination of "I" (or Ino), meaning "boar" and "shirô," meaning fourth boy in the family. Originally, the young Honda had aspirations of becoming an artist. However, as he moved ...

19. Jane Russell

Actress | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in ...

20. Joan Greenwood

Actress | Kind Hearts and Coronets

Joan Greenwood, of the plummy feline voice, was born in the well-to-do London section of Chelsea, the daughter of renowned portrait painter Sydney Earnshaw Greenwood (1887-1949). Dancing from the age of eight, she took ballet lessons and later enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). ...

21. Jonathan Hale

Actor | The Saint in Palm Springs

Canadian-born Jonathan Hale had a long film career, appearing in over 200 pictures. He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the variety of corporate executives, military officers and high-level politicians he often ...

22. Joyce Carey

Actress | Brief Encounter

Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of ...

23. Juanita Hall

Soundtrack | Flower Drum Song

Juanita Hall was born on November 6, 1901 in Keyport, New Jersey, USA as Juanita Long. She was married to Clement Hall. She died on February 28, 1968 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, USA.

24. Martin Benson

Actor | The Omen

Martin Benson was born on August 10, 1918 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Omen (1976), Goldfinger (1964) and The Message (1976). He was married to Joy and Joan Hayward. He died on February 28, 2010 in Markyate, Hertfordshire, England.

25. Mary Stuart

Actress | Search for Tomorrow

She reigned on Search for Tomorrow (1951) for nearly four decades and became one of TV's most popular daytime ladies. As the ever-noble Joanne Gardner Barron Tate Vincente Tourneur, she remained on board for its entire run, and when that four-times-married role was in the can, she was ready for ...

27. Osvaldo Pacheco

Actor | Obras maestras del terror

Osvaldo Pacheco was born on March 25, 1932 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and producer, known for Masterworks of Terror (1959), Obras maestras del terror (1960) and Viernes de Pacheco (1968). He died on February 28, 1984 in Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba, Argentina.

28. Paul Kangas

Self | Nightly Business Report

Paul Kangas was born on April 14, 1937 in Houghton, Michigan, USA. He was married to Peni Angeloff. He died on February 28, 2017 in Miami, Florida, USA.

30. Philip Ahn

Actor | Impact

Korean-American character actor Philip Ahn played hundreds of Chinese and Japanese characters during a long career. He was born in Los Angeles in 1905 (though 1911 is the year usually given, U.S. government records confirm that Ahn was born in 1905), the son of a Korean diplomat. He attended the ...

31. Ric Marlow

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

Ric Marlow was born on December 21, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Sanford Phillip Schafler. He was an actor, known for Magnum, P.I. (1980), The Dish (2000) and The Collector (1997). He was married to Julia English, Irene S. Franken, Dorothy Juana Sophia Cobarrubias, Leslie Parrish and ...

32. Ruby Keeler

Actress | 42nd Street

Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the ...

33. Tono Andreu

Actor | Quiere casarse conmigo...?!

Tono Andreu was born in 1915 in Entre Ríos, Argentina as Antonio Tomás Andreu. He was an actor, known for Would You Marry Me? (1967), Vamos a soñar por el amor (1971) and My First Girl Friend (1965). He died on February 28, 1981.

34. Virginia Huston

Actress | Out of the Past

Virginia Huston was born on April 24, 1925 in Wisner, Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for Out of the Past (1947), Tarzan's Peril (1951) and Flamingo Road (1949). She was married to Manus Paul Clinton II. She died on February 28, 1981 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

35. Zara Cully

Actress | The Jeffersons

Zara Cully was born on January 26, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Zara Frances Cully. She was an actress, known for The Jeffersons (1975), All in the Family (1971) and Darktown Strutters (1975). She was married to James M. Brown. She died on February 28, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, ...

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