Deaths: May 9

by bcampos862 | created - 10 May 2017 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. Vidal Sassoon

Make_up_department | Rosemary's Baby

Vidal Sassoon was born on January 17, 1928 in London, England. He is known for his work on Rosemary's Baby (1968), Be My Guest (1965) and The Wild Affair (1965). He was married to Rhonda Carper Holbrook, Jeanette Hartford-Davis, Beverly Adams and Elaine Wood. He died on May 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, ...

2. Al Nalbandian

Actor | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Al Nalbandian was born on September 15, 1921 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993) and Jack (1996). He died on May 9, 2017 in San Francisco.

3. Alan King

Actor | Casino

Alan King was born on December 26, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as Irwin Alan Kniberg. He was an actor and producer, known for Casino (1995), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Cat's Eye (1985). He was married to Jeanette Sprung. He died on May 9, 2004 in Manhattan, New York City.

4. Alice Faye

Soundtrack | Hello Frisco, Hello

As A&E's Biography put it, "She rose from the mean streets of New York's Hell's Kitchen to become the most famous singing actress in the world. When the pressures of fame became too much, she had the courage to leave Hollywood on her own terms". Alice Faye was born Alice Jeanne Leppert in NYC on ...

5. Bill Goodwin

Actor | Spellbound

Bill Goodwin was born on July 28, 1910 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Nettles Goodwin. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), Tea for Two (1950) and The Atomic Kid (1954). He was married to Philippa Hilber. He died on May 9, 1958 in Palm Springs, California.

6. Carlos Carella

Actor | El rigor del destino

Carlos Carella was born on May 28, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Carlos Alberto Carella Castaño. He was an actor, known for The Sternness of Fate (1985), Cops and Robbers (1994) and El acompañamiento (1991). He died on May 9, 1997 in Buenos Aires.

7. Carmen Filpi

Actor | The Wedding Singer

Character actor Carmen Filpi was born on March 22, 1923 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The son of Remigio and Rosa Gatto Filpi, Carmen graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942. Moreover, Filpi served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War II. Carmen began his acting career as part of ...

8. Chris Boykin

Writer | Rob & Big

Chris Boykin was born in 1972 in Raleigh, Mississippi, USA as Christopher Boykin. He was a writer and actor, known for Rob & Big (2006), Sk8 Life (2006) and The DC Video (2003). He was married to Shannon. He died on May 9, 2017 in Plano, Texas, USA.

9. Edmond O'Brien

Actor | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Oscar-winner Edmond O'Brien was one of the most-respected character actors in American cinema, from his heyday of the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. Born on September 10, 1915, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, O'Brien learned the craft of performance as a magician, reportedly tutored by...

10. Elizabeth Wilson

Actress | The Graduate

Elizabeth Wilson was born April 4, 1921, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Marie Ethel and Dunning Wilson. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Elizabeth's debut film appearance was an uncredited role in ...

12. Ezio Pinza

Soundtrack | The Blues Brothers

Ezio Pinza was born on May 18, 1892 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Fortunato Pinza. He was married to Doris Leak and Augusta Casinelli. He died on May 9, 1957 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.

13. Finlay Currie

Actor | Ben-Hur

Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster, who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice ...

14. Herschel Bernardi

Actor | Peter Gunn

The character actor Herschel Bernadi was born into a theatrical family on October 30, 1923 in New York, New York. The Yiddish-language theater in the United States was centered in New York City's Lower East Side, on Second Avenue, and the Bernardi family were stage people who plied their craft in ...

15. Hoke Howell

Actor | Far and Away

A consummate character actor whose deep Southern drawl (courtesy of a Georgia birth and South Carolina upbringing) made him a highly sought-after personality. Howell began his career on Broadway in "Make A Million." Hollywood took note of his accent and tried to make the best use of it, from a ...

16. Jack E. Leonard

Self | Babes in Toyland

Jack E. Leonard was an American comedian whose sarcastic insult-based humor was imitated by Don Rickles.

Born Leonard Lebitsky on April 24, 1910, Leonard made his show business bones as a nightclub comedian and became well-known to the public for his appearances on TV variety and game show after ...

17. Lena Horne

Soundtrack | Cabin in the Sky

Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that, on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Her parents divorced while she was still a toddler. Her mother left later in order ...

18. Lolita Chatterjee

Actress | Victoria No. 203

Lolita Chatterjee was an actress, known for Victoria No. 203 (1972), Talash (1969) and Tum Haseen Main Jawan (1970). She died on May 9, 2018 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

19. Marco Ferreri

Writer | Dillinger è morto

Marco Ferreri was born on May 11, 1928 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Dillinger Is Dead (1969), Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981) and L'udienza (1972). He was married to Jacqueline Ferreri. He died on May 9, 1997 in Paris, France.

20. Margaret Lindsay

Actress | Scarlet Street

Picture-pretty brunette Margaret Lindsay was one of a number of pleasant, sweet-natured ingénues who could do no wrong in a score of 1930s stylish Hollywood pictures. Such altruistic love interests were often overlooked in pictures that were carried by the flashy histrionics of a jaunty James Cagney...

21. Marion Lorne

Actress | Strangers on a Train

Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name.

Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list ...

22. Michael Parks

Actor | Tusk

Michael Parks is known as an actor's actor by his peers with a breadth of astonishing range that has allowed him to portray stunning contrasts--sometimes in the same film, like in Tusk (2014), starring in dual roles as an erudite serial killer opposite Justin Long, and as a feeble rube opposite ...

23. Naomi Childers

Actress | The Gay Lord Quex

Naomi Childers was born on November 15, 1892 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Largely a character actress, she began her career at the age of 22 in Ziegfeld Follies (1945) filmed in 1914. From then until 1919, Naomi appeared in nineteen films. Some of the films in question were Mr. Barnes of New York (...

24. Nélida Lobato

Actress | Scream of the Butterfly

Nélida Lobato was born on June 19, 1934 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Haydée Nélida Menta. She was an actress, known for Scream of the Butterfly (1965), Venga a bailar el rock (1957) and Blum (1970). She was married to Víctor Laplace and Eber Lobato. She died on May 9, 1982 in Buenos Aires.

25. Ole Søltoft

Actor | Sangen om den røde rubin

Ole Søltoft was born on January 8, 1941 in Denmark. He was an actor. He was married to Ulla Asbjørn Andersen. He died on May 9, 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

26. Phil Arnold

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Phil Arnold was born on September 15, 1909 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) and Cowboy G-Men (1952). He died on May 9, 1968 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

27. Philip Dorn

Actor | Passage to Marseille

A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill ...

28. Pita Amor

Actress | Cadetes de la naval

Pita Amor was born on May 30, 1918 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Guadalupe Amor Schmidtlein. She was an actress, known for Cadetes de la naval (1945), He Who Died of Love (1945) and Medias mentiras (1996). She died on May 9, 2000 in Mexico City, Mexico.

29. Quentin Dean

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Quentin Dean was born on July 27, 1944 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Corinne Ida Margolin. She was an actress, known for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Stay Away, Joe (1968) and Will Penny (1967). She died on May 9, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.

30. Robert Miles

Music_department | The Bourne Identity

Robert Miles was born on November 3, 1969 in Fleurier, Neuchâtel, Switzerland as Roberto Concina. He died on May 9, 2017 in Ibiza, Spain.

31. Tenzing Norgay

Self | The Conquest of Everest

Tenzing Norgay was born on May 15, 1914 in Solo Khumbu, Nepal. He was married to Ang Lahmu, Dakku and Dawa Phuti. He died on May 9, 1986 in Darjeeling, India.

32. Vincent Baggetta

Actor | Charlie's Angels

Vincent Baggetta was born on December 7, 1944 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Charlie's Angels (1976), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Remington Steele (1982). He was married to Sylvia Kozer. He died on May 9, 2017 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

33. Zelmar Gueñol

Actor | Malevo

Zelmar Gueñol was born on July 21, 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Zelmar José Daniel Guégnolle. He was an actor, known for Malevo (1972), Candilejas (1965) and Balabasadas (1968). He was married to Josefina Ríos. He died on May 9, 1985 in Buenos Aires.

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