Date of Death between 2000-01-01 and 2000-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
52. Susan Stephen
Actress | His Excellency
Born 1931 in London, 50s film actress Susan Stephen made her film debut with His Excellency (1952). Her demure, slightly elfin loveliness seemed to coincide with the duteous daughters and/or faithful wives she played. Although mainly confined to "B" level films, Susan's more noticeable co-star ...
53. John Milford
Actor | Command & Conquer: Red Alert
John Milford was born on September 7, 1927 in Johnstown, New York, USA as John Hackney Milford. He was an actor, known for Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996), Homefront (1991) and The Legend of Jesse James (1965). He was married to Susan Graw. He died on August 14, 2000 in Santa Monica, ...
55. Eric Christmas
Actor | Porky's
Christmas trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, gained experience in English repertory theatre in 1936, and had a principal role in the London production of Noël Coward's "Bitter Sweet" in the 1930s. During the Second World War, he was a member of Royal Air Force production units and ...
56. Logan Ramsey
Actor | Walking Tall
Logan Ramsey was born on March 21, 1921 in Long Beach, California, USA as Logan Carlisle Ramsey Jr. He was an actor, known for Walking Tall (1973), Scrooged (1988) and Any Which Way You Can (1980). He was married to Anne Ramsey. He died on June 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.
57. Chuck Courtney
Actor | Pet Sematary
Chuck Courtney was born on July 23, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles T. Courtney Jr. He is known for his work on Pet Sematary (1989), Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966) and Blind Fury (1989). He died on January 19, 2000 in North Hollywood, California.
Actress | Sleeping with the Enemy
Elizabeth Lawrence was born on September 6, 1922 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), All My Children (1970) and The Crucible (1996). She was married to Arthur Marion Payne III. She died on June 11, 2000 in the USA.
60. Alan North
Actor | See No Evil, Hear No Evil
After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led ...
61. 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 ...
62. 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...
63. X Brands
Actor | Yancy Derringer
X Brands was born on July 24, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Yancy Derringer (1958), The Virginian (1962) and The Monroes (1966). He was married to Pamela McInnes and Jean Dorothy Merriam. He died on May 8, 2000 in Northridge, California, USA.
65. Michael Ripper
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the ...
66. Monty O'Grady
Actor | Sparrows
Child actor and bit player Monty O'Grady was born John Montgomery O'Grady on March 6, 1916 in Los Angeles, California. O'Grady began his film career in the silent movie era of the mid-1920's as a child actor who's probably best known as a member of the early Our Gang group. Upon reaching adulthood ...
67. Virginia Dabney
Actress | Boss of Lonely Valley
Born in Atlanta, Virginia Dabney studied dance at the Potter-Spiker School, and during her sophomore year at Washington Seminary she moved to Beverly Hills. After attending Westlake School for Girls, she began as a ballroom dancer in orchestral shows, before attracting the attention of scouts while...
68. Rick Jason
Actor | Rx for Murder
The only child of a stockbroker and well-to-do mother, Richard Jason described himself as "second-generation nouveau riche" and a born romantic. Friends say he was affable, charming, driven and a real Renaissance man. A good student, popular with classmates and teachers, Jason's hellish behavior ...
69. Arthur Batanides
Stocky, general purpose actor, a prolific face on the small screen during the 1960s and 1970s. Batanides got into acting after performing stand-up routines in front of fellow GI's in Europe during World War II. His training in dramatic art at the Actors Lab in Los Angeles was followed by extensive ...
70. Ted Gehring
Actor | Bad Company
Ted Gehring was born on April 6, 1929 in Bisbee, Arizona, USA as Theodore Edwin Gehring Jr. He was an actor, known for Bad Company (1972), The Domino Principle (1977) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). He was married to Barbara Coates. He died on September 28, 2000 in Steelville, Missouri, USA.
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Christian Marquand was born on March 15, 1927 in Marseille, France. He was an actor and director, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) and The Longest Day (1962). He was married to Tina Aumont. He died on November 22, 2000 in Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France.
72. 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 ...
74. Harold Nicholas
Soundtrack | Kid Millions
Harold Nicholas, the younger half of the world famous Nicholas Brothers dance team, is known as one of the world's greatest dancers. He and his brother Fayard Nicholas were established superstars at Twentieth Century Fox with their astounding dance numbers in the studios musicals features. Harold ...
75. Nan Leslie
Actress | Sunset Pass
Nan Leslie was born on June 4, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Nanette June Leslie. She was an actress, known for Sunset Pass (1946), Kings Row (1955) and Western Heritage (1948). She was married to Albert Jason Coppage and Charles Pawley. She died on July 30, 2000 in San Juan Capistrano, ...
76. Joan Marsh
Actress | Secret Service in Darkest Africa
A brassy, blue-eyed platinum blonde of the 1930s in the Jean Harlow tradition. Joan was the daughter of Hollywood cinematographer Charles Rosher and appeared as a child in Mary Pickford movies (on which her father worked as cameraman) billed as Dorothy Rosher. She acted in some amateur dramatics as...
77. Claude Sautet
Writer | Un coeur en hiver
Claude Sautet was born on February 23, 1924 in Montrouge, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Claude Marie Sautet. He was a writer and director, known for Un Coeur en Hiver (1992), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995) and The Things of Life (1970). He was married to Graziella Sautet. He died on ...
78. Shelagh Fraser
Actress | Star Wars
Shelagh Fraser was born on November 25, 1920 in Purley, Surrey, England as Sheila Mary Fraser. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Raising a Riot (1955) and Doomwatch (1970). She was married to Anthony Squire. She died on August 29, 2000 in London, England.
80. Rose Hobart
Actress | Conflict
Born in New York City, Rose Hobart responded to the lure of the theater at a young age, went on stage at 15, then drifted to Hollywood and embarked on a movie career. Hobart film-debuted in the 1930 Fox version of "Liliom" and went on to appear in over 40 additional films, both in the A and B ...
81. Sô Yamamura
Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!
Sô Yamamura was born on February 24, 1910 in Tenri, Japan as Hirosada Koga. He was an actor and director, known for Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Kuroi ushio (1954) and Gung Ho (1986). He was married to Yuriko Yamamura. He died on May 26, 2000 in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan.
83. John Newland
Director | The Man Who Never Was
Tall, dignified-looking Newland began in show business as a song-and-dance man with a vaudeville troupe ('The Vikings'), whose trade-mark was wearing gold capes. He acted in stock with the Stuart Walker Company, then found work on the New York stage in tandem with Milton Berle at the Roxy, Capitol ...
84. John Kellogg
Actor | A Walk in the Sun
John Kellogg was born on June 3, 1916 in Hollywood, California, USA as Giles Vernon Kellogg Jr. He was an actor, known for A Walk in the Sun (1945), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). He died on February 22, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.
85. Sandra Shaw
Actress | The Gay Nighties
Sandra Shaw was born on May 27, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Veronica Madeleine Balfe. She was an actress, known for The Gay Nighties (1933) and The Jack Benny Program (1950). She was married to Dr. John Marquis Converse and Gary Cooper. She died on February 16, 2000 in New York City, New ...
Actor | Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
Robert L. Manahan was born on August 23, 1956 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Robert Lawrence Manahan Jr. He is known for his work on Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (1997), Beakman's World (1992) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995). He was married to Karen M. Chicoine. He died on June...
88. Helena Carter
Actress | The Fighting O'Flynn
Helena Carter was born into a family of Irish origin. While she was studying English Literature at the Columbia University Graduate School--to get a teacher's diploma--she began to work as a model for the Conover modeling agency. Renowned photographer Dick Isaacs shot some covers of her that ...
89. Duke Hobbie
Actor | Model Shop
Duke Hobbie was born on May 6, 1942 in Helena, Georgia, USA as Mallory Duke Hobbie. He was an actor, known for Model Shop (1969), Marooned (1969) and Mackenna's Gold (1969). He was married to Elaine Colette Petit. He died on February 24, 2000 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
90. Doris Hare
Actress | On the Buses
Doris Hare was born on March 1, 1905 in Bargoed, Monmouthshire, Wales as Doris Breamer Hare. She was an actress, known for On the Buses (1969), Second Best (1994) and On the Buses (1971). She was married to John Fraser Roberts. She died on May 30, 2000 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, ...
91. Kay Marvis
Actress | Copacabana
Kay Marvis was born on August 29, 1923 in New Jersey, USA as Catherine Dittig. She was an actress, known for Copacabana (1947), Kid Dynamite (1943) and Block Busters (1944). She was married to Groucho Marx and Leo Gorcey. She died on April 9, 2000 in Mendocino County, California, USA.
92. Jess Barker
Actor | Reign of Terror
Jess Barker was born on June 4, 1912 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Reign of Terror (1949), Cover Girl (1944) and Scarlet Street (1945). He was married to Susan Hayward. He died on August 8, 2000 in North Hollywood, California, USA.
93. Frances Drake
Actress | Mad Love
Frances Drake was born on October 22, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Frances Dean. She was an actress, known for Mad Love (1935), The Invisible Ray (1936) and Les Misérables (1935). She was married to David Brown and Lt. Cecil John Arthur Howard. She died on January 18, 2000 in ...
94. Marceline Day
Actress | The Arm of the Law
The younger sister of actress Alice Day, Marceline Day achieved stardom in the mid-'20s, appearing opposite such stars as John Barrymore and Lon Chaney. Adept at comedy, she also starred with such top comics as Buster Keaton and Harry Langdon. Her career faltered in the early '30s, however, and she...
97. Joseph H. Lewis
Director | Gun Crazy
The term "style over content" fits director Joseph H. Lewis like a glove. His ability to elevate basically mundane and mediocre low-budget material to sublime cinematic art has gained him a substantial cult following among movie buffs. The Bonnie & Clyde look-alike Gun Crazy (1950), shot in 30 days...
99. Ian Dury
Actor | Judge Dredd
Ian Dury had to face polio at the age of 7, and consequently a string of institutions over the next few years. He joined The Walthamstow College of Art at 17, and from 1966-73 he worked as an art teacher in different schools. It was in the middle of this period he started his musical career with a ...
100. Robert V. Barron
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Tall, gaunt, rawboned character actor with deep voice, reminiscent of John Carradine. Formal education at Morris Harvey College in Charleston, West Virginia and as Theater Arts major at UCLA. Professional training at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and at Max Reinhardt Workshop ...