Deaths: May 15

by bcampos862 | created - 15 May 2017 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. June Carter Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

June Carter Cash was born on June 23, 1929 in Maces Springs, Scott County, Virginia, USA as Valerie June Carter. She was married to Johnny Cash, Edwin Lee (Rip) Nix and Carl Smith. She died on May 15, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

2. Albert Bassermann

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 ...

3. Andrew Duggan

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,...

4. Barbara Stuart

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.

5. Barton Heyman

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, ...

6. Bryan Pringle

Actor | Brazil

Bryan Pringle was born on January 19, 1935 in Glascote, Staffordshire, England. He was an actor, known for Brazil (1985), Haunted Honeymoon (1986) and The Boy Friend (1971). He was married to Anne Jameson. He died on May 15, 2002 in London, England.

7. Carlos Fuentes

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.

8. Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

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 ...

9. Chu-Ko Liang

Actor | Ta tiao ko

Chu-Ko Liang was born on December 5, 1946 in Zuoying, Kaohsiung, Taiwan as Hsin-Ta Hsieh. He was an actor and writer, known for Hanky Panky (2017), The New Legend of Shaolin (1994) and Hai zi wang (1988). He died on May 15, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

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...

16. Javier Valdez Cárdenas

Self | Un día 28 de enero

Javier Valdez Cárdenas was born on April 14, 1967 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico as Jesús Javier Valdez Cárdenas. He died on May 15, 2017 in Culiacan.

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 ...

21. Manolo Galván

Actor | La carpa del amor

Manolo Galván was an actor and composer, known for La carpa del amor (1979), Rostros (1978) and Los éxitos del amor (1979). He died on May 16, 2013 in Bella Vista, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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.

24. Narciso Ibáñez Menta

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.

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