Deaths: October 25

by bcampos862 | created - 20 Oct 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Richard Harris

Actor | Gladiator

A genuine star of cinema on screen and a fiery hell raiser off screen, Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family. He was the son of Mildred Josephine (Harty) and Ivan John Harris, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for ...

2. Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni was born on May 29, 1892 in Sala Capriasca, Switzerland as Alfonsina Storni Martignoni. She died on October 24, 1938 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

3. Axel Pauls

Producer | La cifra impar

Axel Pauls was born on March 30, 1943 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and producer, known for La cifra impar (1962), La película del rey (1986) and Las mantenidas sin sueños (2005). He was married to Mirta Busnelli, Marina Guerrero and Pina Pauls. He died on October 24, ...

4. Bill Graham

Actor | The Doors

Bill Graham was born on January 8, 1931 in Berlin, Germany as Wulf Wolodia Grajonca . He was an actor, known for The Doors (1991), Apocalypse Now (1979) and Bugsy (1991). He was married to Bonnie McLean. He died on October 25, 1991 in Vallejo, California, USA.

5. Carlos Alberto Torres

Self | Casseta & Planeta: A Taça do Mundo É Nossa

Carlos Alberto Torres was born on July 17, 1944 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was married to Sueli. He died on October 25, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

6. Cheryl Smith

Actress | Cinderella

Cheryl "Rainbeaux" Smith is an actress quite familiar to genre film fans. With leads in "B" pictures and meaty smaller parts in more major ones, her career showed great promise in the 1970s. Alas, it was not meant to be . . . the lure of hard drugs was to bring tragedy to the lovely and talented "...

7. Cleo Moore

Actress | Congo Bill

Cleo Moore was born Cleouna Moore on October 31, 1924 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her parents were deeply involved in Democratic politics. Politics, in Louisiana, was an all consuming passion with a lot of families in the 1920s and 1930s. Cleo began her trek to stardom when she participated in ...

8. Emanuel Steward

Actor | The Fighter

Emanuel Steward was born on July 7, 1944 in Bottom Creek, West Virginia, USA. He was married to Marie Steele. He died on October 25, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

9. Estelle Reiner

Actress | When Harry Met Sally...

Estelle Reiner grew up in the Bronx, New York. She sang on radio as a teenager. She revived her career in the 1960's and was a well respected jazz singer having appeared in Los Angleles at Cinegrill, Vine Street Bar and Grill, and at Luna Park in Hollywood, California.

At the time of her death, she ...

10. Forrest Tucker

Actor | The Trollenberg Terror

Forrest Tucker, best known to the Baby Boom generation as Sergeant O'Rourke on the classic TV sitcom F Troop (1965), was born on February 12, 1919, in Plainfield, Indiana. He began his performing career at age 14 at the 1933 Chicago "Century of Progress" World's Fair, pushing big wicker tourists' ...

11. Frank Puglia

Actor | Colorado Territory

Puglia started his career at age 15 when he joined a traveling operetta company. Frank appeared in Italian opera from the age of 13. He came to the U.S. in 1907 and worked in a laundry before joining an Italian language theatre group in New York. In 1921, while appearing on stage, he was spotted by ...

12. Gerard Damiano

Director | Never So Deep

Gerard Damiano was born on August 4, 1928 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Gerardo Rocco Damiano. He was a director and writer. He was married to Paula Morton. He died on October 25, 2008 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.

13. Gregory Isaacs

Soundtrack | Fish Tank

Gregory Isaacs was born on July 15, 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. He was married to Linda. He died on October 25, 2010 in London, England.

14. Hal Needham

Director | Smokey and the Bandit

As the highest paid stuntman in the world, Hal Needham broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.

He wrote ...

15. Howard Davies

Director | The Secret Rapture

Howard Davies was born on April 26, 1945 in Durham, Newcastle, England as Stephen Howard Davies. He was a director and writer, known for The Secret Rapture (1993), National Theatre Live: The Cherry Orchard (2011) and The Last of the Haussmans (2012). He was married to Clare Holman and Susan Wall. ...

16. Iva Franks Singer

Se7en

Iva was born in Carson City Nevada, but grew up in Clovis California. She has 4 older brothers all Martial Arts instructors, three half brothers and two half sisters. Iva has one child, a daughter. At the age of 24 Iva was an EMT working on the ambulance and in the ER in Los Angeles and Fresno, CA. ...

17. Jack Bannon

Actor | Little Big Man

Jack Bannon was born on June 14, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John James Bannon. He is known for his work on Little Big Man (1970), L.A. Heat (1996) and Hard Vice (1994). He was married to Ellen Travolta and Kathleen Deirdre Larkin. He died on October 25, 2017 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, ...

18. Jack Bruce

Soundtrack | True Lies

Jack Bruce was born on May 14, 1943 in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland as John Symon Asher Bruce. He was married to Margrit Seyffer and Janet Godfrey. He died on October 25, 2014 in Bures, Suffolk, England.

19. John Mollo

Costume_designer | Star Wars

John Mollo was born on March 18, 1931 in London, England. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Gandhi (1982). He was married to Louise Alexandra Mary Pongracz and Ann Mollo. He died on October 25, 2017.

20. Judy Clayton

Actress | The Truman Show

Judy Clayton was born on February 10, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Truman Show (1998), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) and Bully (2001). She died on October 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida, USA.

21. Kevin Curran

Producer | The Simpsons

Kevin Curran was born on February 27, 1957 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Kevin Patrick Curran. He was a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), Late Night with David Letterman (1982) and The Good Life (1994). He died on October 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

22. Khigh Dhiegh

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

Khigh Dhiegh was born on August 25, 1910 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA as Kenneth Dickerson. He was an actor, known for The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seconds (1966) and Noble House (1988). He was married to Mary Dickerson. He died on October 25, 1991 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.

23. Lisa Blount

Actress | An Officer and a Gentleman

Lisa Blount's mother found her dead in her home after two days of not being able to reach her. No signs of foul play were reported by Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper but he did not release cause of death. The police report listed her death as 'natural'. Her husband, Ray McKinnon, had been out...

24. Marcia Wallace

Actress | The Simpsons

Some might have easily doled out the phrase "laughing on the outside, crying on the inside" to describe funny lady Marcia Wallace and her many uphill battles, in both life and career, over the past three-and-a-half decades, but the carrot-cropped comedienne, with the ever-toothy smile, remains ...

25. Maud Linder

Director | En compagnie de Max Linder

Maud Linder, born 1924 in France, is the only child of silent film comedian Max Linder, often considered the very first international movie star. As both her parents died when she was only sixteen months old, apparently as a result of a "suicide pact," she was raised by her grandparents and only ...

26. Mildred Natwick

Actress | Dangerous Liaisons

A disarming character lady quite capable of scene-stealing, Mildred Natwick was a well-rounded talent with distinctively dowdy features and idiosyncratic tendencies who, over a six-decade period, assembled together a number of unforgettable matrons on stage and (eventually) film and TV. Whimsical, ...

27. Nigel Davenport

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Nigel Davenport was born on May 23, 1928 in Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Arthur Nigel Davenport. He was an actor and assistant director, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), Chariots of Fire (1981) and Phase IV (1974). He was married to Maria Aitken and Helena Margaret White. ...

28. Pinito del Oro

Self | Con las manos en la masa

Pinito del Oro was born on November 6, 1930 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain as María Cristina del Pino Segura Gómez. She died on October 25, 2017 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.

29. Roger Miller

Soundtrack | Robin Hood

Roger Miller was born on January 2, 1936 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Roger Dean Miller. He was married to Mary Miller, Leah Kendrick and Barbara Louise Crow. He died on October 25, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Vincent Price

Actor | The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Actor, raconteur, art collector and connoisseur of haute cuisine are just some of the attributes associated with Vincent Price. He was born of Welsh ancestry to prosperous parents ("not rich enough to evoke envy but successful enough to demand respect"). His uniquely cultivated voice and persona ...

31. Virgilio Expósito

Actor | Historias Breves 2

Virgilio Expósito was born on May 3, 1924 in Zárate, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Virgilio Hugo Expósito. He died on October 25, 1997 in Buenos Aires.

32. Viveca Lindfors

Actress | Stargate

Ms. Lindfors was a Swedish-born actress whose stage and screen career in the U.S. and Sweden spanned more than half a century. She was brought to Hollywood in 1946 by Warner Brothers in the hope that she would be a new Greta Garbo or Ingrid Bergman. She appeared with Ronald Reagan in her first ...

33. Wyatt Knight

Actor | Porky's

Wyatt Knight was born on January 20, 1955 in the USA. He is known for his work on Porky's (1981), Porky's II: The Next Day (1983) and Stages (2002). He was married to Silvina Knight and Harriet Birnholz. He died on October 25, 2011 in Maui, Hawaii, USA.



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