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Actor | Foreign Correspondent
Classically-trained actor, former chemist, whose formative years on the stage were spent in Bern (Switzerland) and, from 1909, the Deutsches Theater Berlin under Max Reinhardt's direction. Specialised in Shakespearean roles ('Richard III', 'Hamlet') and was a famous interpreter of the plays of ...
Actor | Seven Days in May
Actor. Born in Franklin, Indiana on December 28, 1923, he was raised in Texas and went to college at Indiana University. There, on a speech and drama scholarship, he began to act and perform however this was interrupted by being called into the service. In World War II where he saw action overseas,...
Actress | Bachelor Party
Barbara Stuart was born on January 3, 1930 in Paris, Illinois, USA as Barbara Ann McNeese. She was an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Airplane! (1980) and One Step Beyond (1959). She was married to Dick Gautier. She died on May 15, 2011 in St. George, Utah, USA.
Actor | The Exorcist
Barton Heyman was a "working actor", a character actor whose career spanned 30 years. He appeared on the stage in several New York Shakespeare Festival productions, including "A Doll's House", "Henry V", "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "A Private View." He appeared in numerous feature films, ...
Writer | Pedro Páramo
Carlos Fuentes was born on November 11, 1928 in Panama City, Panama. He was a writer and director, known for Pedro Páramo (1967), Las cautivas (1973) and Queen Doll (1972). He was married to Silvia Lemus and Rita Macedo. He died on May 15, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Actor | Murder She Said
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell was born on January 3, 1923 in Coogee, New South Wales, Australia as Charles William Tingwell. He was an actor and producer, known for Murder She Said (1961), Murder at the Gallop (1963) and Breaker Morant (1980). He was married to Audrey Wilson. He died on May 15, 2009 in ...
10. Donald Wrye
Director | Divorce Wars: A Love Story
Donald Wrye was born on September 24, 1934 in Riverside, California, USA as Donald Malcolm Wrye. He was a director and producer, known for Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982), An Impression of John Steinbeck: Writer (1969) and Ice Castles (1978). He was married to Katherine Dowling. He died on May 15...
11. Eric Porter
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
A highly respected Shakespearean for five decades until his death of colon cancer in 1995, classical actor Eric Porter's claim to international fame would, ironically, be outside of that realm, with one superb portrayal in one superb miniseries, The Forsyte Saga (1967), in which he won the BAFTA ...
12. Felipe Ehrenberg
Actor | Patsy, mi amor
Felipe Ehrenberg was born on June 27, 1943 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Patsy, mi amor (1969), VIPs (2010) and Shibari (2002). He was married to Martha Hellion. He died on May 15, 2017 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
13. Gilbert Roland
Actor | The Bad and the Beautiful
Luis Antonio Damaso de Alonso, later known as Gilbert Roland, was born in 1905 in Mexico. Following his parents to the USA, he did not become the bullfighter he had dreamed of being but became an actor instead. His Mexican roots, his half macho half romantic ways, his handsome virile figure helped ...
14. Greta Nissen
Actress | The Unwritten Law
Greta Ruzt-Nissen was born in Oslo, Norway, on January 30, 1905. As a young girl she studied dance and had intended to make a career out of it. For a while she did, but when she was 19 she appeared in her first big-screen production, The Wanderer (1925). Afterwards she made several more films, but ...
15. Hanna Landy
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
Hanna Landy was born on October 5, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary as Ilona Zimka. She was an actress, known for Rosemary's Baby (1968), Being There (1979) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). She was married to William Kerwin, Robert Walker, Ernest Valentine Polutnik, Istvan Hertelendy and Stephen Bekassy. She died...
17. John Stephenson
Actor | Charlotte's Web
A 1941 graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha, where he served on the student council and participated in forensics under dramatic coach John Davies, he took second place in the National Forensics League national contest in Lexington, Kentucky in dramatic declaration and oratorical ...
18. José Lavat
Actor | Medicine Man
José Lavat was born on September 28, 1948 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as José Francisco Lavat Pacheco. He was an actor, known for Medicine Man (1992), Héroes verdaderos (2010) and El aviso inoportuno (1969). He died on May 15, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.
20. Linden Chiles
Actor | Old Friends
Linden Chiles was born on March 22, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Truman Linden Chiles Jr. He was an actor, known for Old Friends (2010), James at 16 (1977) and The Mystic Tales of Nikolas Winter (2012). He was married to Cynthia Jean Coles, Mona Lee Schussman and Rosemary Kelly. He died on ...
22. Michael Roberds
Actor | Elf
Michael Roberds was born on January 18, 1964 in Langley City, British Columbia, Canada. He began reading by the age of three. Roberds performed the role of Big Bird in the school play "Christmas on Sesame Street" at age five. He entertained his neighbors by reading them jokes at parties and quickly...
23. Milton Parsons
Actor | The Hidden Hand
Milton Parsons was born on May 19, 1904 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA as Ernest Milton Parsons. He was an actor, known for The Hidden Hand (1942), The Twilight Zone (1959) and Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947). He died on May 15, 1980 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
Actor | La bestia debe morir
Narciso Ibáñez Menta, was born in Sama de Langreo, Asturias, Spain. Member of an important family of theatrical artists, Narciso started working with your family -artists too- going out of tour along North America and making début in the cinema in 1929. In Argentina, he made debut in the film "A ...
25. Nigel Green
Actor | Zulu
The character actor Nigel Green, born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1924, was educated in England and studied chemical engineering before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. By age 24, he was appearing on stage at both the Old Vic and Stratford-on-Avon, and in the ...
26. Oleg Vidov
Actor | Thirteen Days
Oleg Borisovich Vidov was born in the suburbs of Moscow on 11 June 1943 to Varvara Vidova, a teacher, and Boris Nikolaievich Garnevich, an economist. As a child he lived with his mother, who worked for the Soviet government in the field of education in Mongolia and East Germany. When his mother was...
27. Ronald Lacey
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was ...
28. Royal Dano
Actor | Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Royal Dano was undoubtedly one of the best, most quirky and striking character actors to ever grace the big and small screen alike in a lengthy and impressive career which spanned 42 years.
Royal Edward Dano was born on November 16, 1922 in New York City, to Mary Josephine (O'Connor) and Caleb ...
29. Sam Buffington
Actor | Invasion of the Saucer Men
Sam Buffington was born on October 12, 1931 in Swansea, Massachusetts, USA as Samuel Elisha Buffington. He was an actor, known for Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957), Damn Citizen (1958) and Mike Hammer (1958). He was married to Patsy Ann Whitehouse. He died on May 15, 1960 in Los Angeles, ...
30. Wynne Gibson
Actress | The Crosby Case
Wynne Gibson was born on July 3, 1898 in New York City, New York, USA as Winifred Elaine Gibson. She was an actress, known for The Crosby Case (1934), Night After Night (1932) and Double Cross (1941). She was married to John Gallaudet. She died on May 15, 1987 in Laguna Niguel, California, USA.