Date of Death between 2000-01-01 and 2000-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
4. Liane Haid
Actress | Marquis d'Eon, der Spion der Pompadour
Liane Haid was a prima ballerina, dancer, singer, stage and film actress. As a child, she studied voice and dancing and played at the Viennese Open Ballet. She worked in Budapest and Vienna as a dancer. On stage, she was in Berlin and Vienna. She also made close to a hundred movies - silents and ...
Actress | The Desert Song
Carlotta King was a veteran of stage operettas and comic operas when 'Jack Warner' heard her on the radio. He decided if she looked as good as she sang, then she would play the lead in the musical The Desert Song (1929). Indeed, the blonde soprano's appearance was as attractive as her voice, and she...
12. Jimmie Davis
Soundtrack | Forever Young
American politician and songwriter who appeared in a number of films. Davis was born in the now-nonexistent town of Beech Springs, Louisiana, the son of sharecroppers. He and his ten siblings lived in dire poverty, but Davis paid his way through Louisiana College and Louisiana State University as a...
13. Francis Lederer
Actor | One Rainy Afternoon
Frantisek Lederer was born on November 6th, 1899, in Czechoslovakia. His father was a leather merchant, and young Frantisek began his working life as a department store delivery boy in Prague. He fell in love with acting from a young age, and was soon on stage touring Moravia and then all over ...
14. Mona Bruns
Actress | Mannix
Mona Bruns was born on November 26, 1899 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Mannix (1967), The Brighter Day (1954) and Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949). She was married to Frank M. Thomas. She died on June 13, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
16. Paul Storm
Actor | Vadertje Langbeen
Paul Storm was born on April 22, 1900 in Bon Thain, Celebes en Onderhoorigheden, Dutch East Indies. He was an actor, known for Vadertje Langbeen (1938), The M.P. Case (1960) and Plantage Tamarinde (1964). He died on March 29, 2000 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
18. Ruth Dyk
Ruth Dyk was born on March 25, 1901 in Portland, Maine, USA. She died on November 18, 2000 in Rochester, New York, USA.
19. Carl Barks
Writer | è solo questione di punti di vista
As the creator of 'Scrooge McDuck', Carl Barks did more than any other comic book artist to widen the popularity of Donald Duck, bringing in the process a vast array of memorable supporting characters into the Disney universe, among them Uncle Scrooge himself, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose (and ...
22. Barbara Cartland
Writer | Duel of Hearts
Barbara Cartland was born on July 9, 1901 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England as Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland. She was a writer, known for Duel of Hearts (1991), A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990) and A Hazard of Hearts (1987). She was married to Hugh Rowley McCorquodale and Alexander George ...
23. Jester Hairston
Actor | The Alamo
Composer, songwriter, conductor, singer and actor, educated at Tufts University, Juilliard, and the University of the Pacific (hon. Mus. D.). He acted on radio and television besides on film, and played Leroy on the "Amos 'n Andy" radio series for fifteen years. He directed the Federal Theatre ...
Director | Le rouge et le noir
Claude Autant-Lara was born on August 5, 1901 in Luzarches, Val-d'Oise, France as Claude Autant Larapide de Lisle. He was a director and writer, known for The Red and the Black (1954), Devil in the Flesh (1947) and Four Bags Full (1956). He was married to Ghislaine Autant-Lara. He died on February ...
25. Bernice Petkere
Soundtrack | The Jacket
Bernice Petkere (pronounced "pet care") was born in Chicago to Canadian parents. She began as a performer in vaudeville. In a 1998 interview she said: "My mother started my aunt and me (I was five) as an act called 'Baby Dolls'...on the Pantages Circuit." As a teenager, Petkere sang with a dance ...
31. Otello Martelli
Cinematographer | La dolce vita
Leading Italian cinematographer who worked with most of the top directors in his country from Rosselini and Fellini to De Santis. Began as assistant cameraman in silent films at the age of fourteen. Was a newsreel cameraman for Instituto Luce before switching to feature films in the early 1930's.
32. Nora Swinburne
Actress | Quo Vadis
Known for her genteel ways and stately beauty in tea service drama, British actress Nora Swinburne was born Elinore Johnson on July 24, 1902, in Bath, England. Performing on stage as both actress and dancer from the age of 10, her father, Henry Swinburne Johnson, manufactured toys for a living. She...
33. Curt Siodmak
Writer | The Invisible Man Returns
Born in Dresden, Germany, in 1902, Curt Siodmak worked as an engineer and a newspaper reporter before entering the literary and movie fields. It was as a reporter that he got his first break (of sorts) in films: in 1926 he and his reporter-wife hired on as extras on Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927) ...
34. Paul Calinescu
Director | Floarea reginei
Romanian film maker, a graduate of the University of Bucharest. He directed his country's first documentary România (1934). The ethnographic film The Country of Motzi (1939) ("The Land of the Motzi") won the Best Documentary Prize at the Venice Film Festival in 1939.
36. Renée Devillers
Actress | Le droit de l'enfant
Renée Devillers was born on October 9, 1902 in Paris, France as Renée Blanche Deteix. She was an actress, known for Le droit de l'enfant (1949), Climates of Love (1962) and Roger la Honte (1946). She died on August 5, 2000 in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, France.
42. Rudolf Frickau
Actor | Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe
Rudolf Frickau was born on June 15, 1903 in Ronneburg, Thuringia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe (1984), The Thing in the Castle (1979) and Code for the Boss: Sorty No. 5 (1979). He died on January 2, 2000 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
44. Lothrop B. Worth
Cinematographer | Gog
Lothrop B. Worth was born on July 11, 1903 in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Gog (1954), House of Wax (1953) and The Real McCoys (1957). He was married to Jean. He died on March 16, 2000 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
48. Aurora Edwards
Actress | Veiled Aristocrats
Aurora Edwards was born on December 4, 1903 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Aurora Sophia Edwards. She was an actress, known for Veiled Aristocrats (1932). She was married to James Edward Walke and Ackland G. Lee. She died on August 30, 2000 in Lexington, Massachusetts.
50. Pauline Curley
Actress | Bound in Morocco
Coming from a theatrical family (her mother was an actress), Pauline Curley was an actress from the age of five, and toured the vaudeville circuit with her family. Her first known film role came in 1913, and although her movie career lasted 16 years, she never made the top, or even the middle, ...