Deaths: May 13

by bcampos862 | created - 14 May 2017 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

1. Margot Kidder

Actress | Superman

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...

2. Baadur Tsuladze

Actor | Me, gamomdziebeli

Baadur Tsuladze was born on March 5, 1935 in Batumi, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR as Baadur Sokratovich Tsuladze. He was an actor and director, known for Me, gamomdziebeli (1971), Krosvordis amokhsnis mokvarultatvsis (1981) and Myach, perchatka i kapitan (1970). He died on May 13, 2018 in Tbilisi, ...

3. Beth Chatto

Self | Gardeners' World

Beth Chatto was born on June 27, 1923 in Good Easter, Chelmsford, Essex, England as Beth Little. She was married to Andrew Chatto. She died on May 13, 2018 in Colchester, Essex.

4. Charlotte Keane

Actress | Famous Jury Trials

Charlotte Keane was born on March 8, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Charlotte Grace Patiky. She was an actress, known for Famous Jury Trials (1949), Suspense (1949) and The Clock (1949). She was married to Ted Pearson. She died on May 13, 2017 in New York.

5. Chet Baker

Soundtrack | The Sixth Sense

Chet Baker started his career in the late forties. He became famous with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952. His solo in "My funny valentine" is a classic of the west coast jazz in the fifties. When Mulligan was arrested in 1953, Chet led the group until 1955, when he went to Europe. He also sang ...

6. Chuck Panama

Is a publicist.

7. Dan Blocker

Actor | Bonanza

Dan Blocker is one of the true television immortals, having played Hoss Cartwright -- the heart and soul of Bonanza (1959) -- for 13 seasons, before his untimely death in 1972 at the age of 43. "Bonanza" was the most popular TV series of the 1960s, ranked #1 for three straight seasons (1964-65 ...

8. Diana Wynyard

Actress | Cavalcade

One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of...

9. Donald Dunn

Actor | The Blues Brothers

Donald Dunn was born on November 24, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was married to June. He died on May 13, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.

10. Frank Aletter

Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!

For someone who goes only to movie theaters, Frank Aletter is a total stranger. It is true that the actor appeared in no more than a handful of theatrical films (Gerhart in Mister Roberts (1955), a commanding officer in Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Leigh Jensen in Private School (1983)...). But for a ...

11. Frank McGrath

Actor | The Reluctant Astronaut

Frank McGrath was born on February 2, 1903 in Mound City, Missouri, USA as Benjamin Franklin McGrath. He is known for his work on The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), Wagon Train (1957) and Tammy and the Millionaire (1967). He was married to Libby Quay Buschlen. He died on May 13, 1967 in Hollywood, ...

12. Gary Cooper

Actor | High Noon

Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a...

13. Gill Dennis

Writer | Walk the Line

Gill Dennis was born on January 25, 1941 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA as James Gill Dennis. He was a writer, known for Walk the Line (2005), Without Evidence (1995) and On My Own (1991). He was married to Kristen Peckinpah and Elizabeth Hartman. He died on May 13, 2015 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

14. Glenn Branca

Music_department | The Mothman Prophecies

Glenn Branca was born on October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Glenn Gilbert Branca. He is known for his work on The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Antigone/Rites of Passion (1990) and The Belly of an Architect (1987). He was married to Reg Bloor. He died on May 13, 2018 in New York City,...

15. Jason Miller

Actor | The Exorcist

Character actor and playwright Jason Miller had a variety of jobs before he started a writing career and wrote his own play, "That Championship Season", for which he received the Pulitzer Prize Award. Miller gave up his professional writing career in the early seventies to start acting. In 1973, he...

16. Jill Adams

Actress | The Green Man

Jill Adams was born on July 22, 1930 in London, England as Jillian M. M. Siggins. She was an actress, known for The Green Man (1956), Carry On Constable (1960) and One Way Out (1955). She was married to Peter Haigh and James Adams. She died on May 13, 2008 in Clareance, Portugal.

17. Jimmy Copley

Music_department | Magnum: On a Storyteller's Night

Jimmy Copley was born in 1953 in London, England as James Copley. He is known for his work on Magnum: On a Storyteller's Night (1985) and M3: Rough An' Ready (2006). He died on May 13, 2017 in the UK.

19. John Cygan

Actor | Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

John Cygan was born on April 27, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA as John Frederic Cygan. He was an actor and director, known for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001), Fantastic Four (2015) and Toy Story 3 (2010). He was married to Cathy Merriman. He died on May 13, 2017 in Woodland Hills...

20. John Phillip Law

Actor | Barbarella

John Phillip Law was born on September 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Barbarella (1968), Space Mutiny (1988) and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). He was married to Shawn Ryan. He died on May 13, 2008 in Los Angeles.

21. Joyce Brothers

Actress | Loaded Weapon 1

Joyce Brothers was born on October 20, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joyce Diane Bauer. She was an actress, known for Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), The King of Comedy (1982) and Spy Hard (1996). She was married to Milton Brothers. She died on May 13, 2013 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA.

22. Kenner G. Kemp

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Furiously prolific and ubiquitous extra Kenner G. Kemp was born on January 3, 1908 in Concho, Arizona. Kemp first started appearing in films in uncredited minor roles in the early 1930's and began popping up in numerous TV shows in the early 1950's. Moreover, Kenner not only also worked as both a ...

23. Lalo Malcolm

Actor | Arsenio Lupin

Lalo Malcolm was born on July 13, 1903 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Eduardo Malcolm. He was an actor, known for Arsenio Lupin (1961), El grito de la juventud (1939) and La mujer y el jockey (Hipódromo) (1939). He died on May 13, 1970 in Buenos Aires.

24. Leatrice Joy

Actress | The Love Trader

Making her film debut as an extra in 1917, Leatrice Joy soon graduated to playing opposite comics Billy West and Oliver Hardy. Director Cecil B. DeMille took her under his wing and starred her in several of his films. Often playing career girls dressed in mannish suits, or sophisticated society ...

25. Malik Bendjelloul

Director | Searching for Sugar Man

Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also ...

26. Manuel Pradal

Director | Marie Baie des Anges

Manuel Pradal was born on March 22, 1964 in Aubenas, Ardèche, France. He was a director and writer, known for Marie Baie des Anges (1997), Ginostra (2002) and La petite inconnue (2016). He died on May 13, 2017 in Paris, France.

27. Marcos Zucker

Actor | El verso

Marcos Zucker was born on February 15, 1921 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for The Cheat (1996), De corazón (1997) and La maestra enamorada (1961). He died on May 13, 2003 in Buenos Aires.

28. Paul Bartel

Actor | Eating Raoul

Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a ...

29. Paul Genge

Actor | Bullitt

Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and ...

30. Robert Burks

Cinematographer | Vertigo

The favorite cinematographer of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Bros. when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an ...

31. Rogelio Blain

Actor | El hombre de Maisinicú

Rogelio Blain was born on August 24, 1944 in Cuba as Rogelio Juan Blaín Blaín. He was an actor, known for The Man from Maisinicu (1973), The Stevensons (2006) and Lucía (1968). He died on May 13, 2018 in Havana, Cuba.

32. Selma Diamond

Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court (1984), Selma Diamond's entrance into acting was not through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour (1954)...

33. Steve Parker

Producer | My Geisha

Steve Parker was born on February 6, 1922 as William F. Parker. He was a producer, known for My Geisha (1962), John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965) and The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956). He was married to Miki Hasegawa and Shirley MacLaine. He died on May 13, 2001 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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