2018 deaths

by runefromnorway | created - 04 Jan 2018 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

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1. Jon Paul Steuer

Actor | Grace Under Fire

Jon Paul "JP" Steuer began his acting career at age 4, and it was clear even then that here was a natural entertainer. Born and raised in Escondido, California, Jon made his acting debut on the television series Day by Day (1988), on which he played the role of Scotty Gilbert. He appeared on Star ...

Died of suicide by gunshot in Portland, Oregon.

1984-2018 (33 years old)

1 January

2. Tom Heaton

Actor | Reindeer Games

Tom Heaton was born on October 13, 1940 in Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Reindeer Games (2000), Slither (2006) and Shanghai Noon (2000). He died on January 1, 2018 in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada.

Died in Gibsons, Canada.

1940-2018 (78 years old)

1 January

3. Rick Hall

Soundtrack | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Rick Hall was born on January 31, 1932 in Forest Grove, Mississippi, USA as Roe Erister Hall. He was married to Linda Kay Hall. He died on January 2, 2018 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA.

Died of prostate cancer in Florence, Alabama.

1932-2018 (85 years old)

2 January

4. Emily Dole

Actress | GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

Emily Dole was born on September 28, 1957 in Orange, California, USA. She was an actress, known for GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (1986), Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989) and Son in Law (1993). She died on January 3, 2018 in Orange.

Died in Orange, California.

1957-2018 (60 years old)

2 January

5. Frank Buxton

Actor | Overboard

Born in Wellesley, MA, USA, Buxton grew up in Larchmont, NY, USA, graduated from Northwestern University (BS) and Syracuse University (MS). After service in the U.S. Army in the Korean War, he worked in local television as a producer-director in Buffalo, N.Y. and Chicago, IL and then began his ...

Died of heart problems in Bainbridge Island, Washington.

1930-2018 (87 years old)

2 January

6. Lauren Stocks

Actress | Conversations with God

Lauren Stocks was born on August 16, 1963 in San Francisco, California, USA as Lauren Carroll Kirkpatrick. She was an actress, known for Conversations with God (2006), Relative Values (2000) and Toothpicks (2013). She was married to Stephen Deutsch. She died on January 3, 2018 in West Linn, Oregon,...

Died of natural causes in West Linn, Oregon.

1963-2018 (54 years old)

3 January

7. Johannes Brost

Actor | Avalon

Spending his youth in Skåne, due to his mother's engagement at the Malmö City Theater, wasn't easy for somebody with a Stockholm accent, but Johannes avoided being bullied by cracking jokes and doing pranks. At 18 he applied to acting school but was rejected. He applied successfully later and has ...

Died of throat cancer in Lund, Sweden.

1946-2018 (71 years old)

4 January

8. Ray Thomas

Composer | Journey Into Amazing Caves

Ray Thomas was born on December 29, 1941 in Stourport on Severn, England as Raymond Thomas. He was an actor, known for Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001), The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin (1967) and The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin (B&W Version) (1967). He was married to Lee Lightle....

Died of prostate cancer in Surrey, England.

1941-2018 (76 years old)

4 January

9. Aharon Appelfeld

Writer | Tsili

Aharon Appelfeld was born on February 16, 1932 in Sadhora, Chernivtsi region, Ukraine as Erwin Appelfeld. He was a writer, known for Tsili (2014), Vers où Israël? (2012) and From Language to Language (2004). He was married to Judith. He died on January 4, 2018 in Petah Tikva, Israel.

Died in Petah Tikva, Israel.

1932-2018 (85 years old)

4 January

10. Münir Özkul

Actor | Hababam Sinifi Tatilde

He was born and grew up in Istanbul. He started his career at Bakirkoy Community Center Theatre. Later he worked at Ankara State Theatre, Istanbul State Theatre and Istanbul City Theatre. He also worked in small play houses with today's famous actors and actresses. He made his place in the theatre ...

Died of dementia and COPD in Istanbul, Turkey.

1925-2018 (92 years old)

5 January

11. Marián Labuda

Actor | Kral Ubu

Marián Labuda was born on October 28, 1944 in Hontianske Nemce, First Slovak Republic. He was an actor, known for Kral Ubu (1996), The Garden (1995) and I Served the King of England (2006). He was married to Viera. He died on January 5, 2018 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Died in Bratislava, Slovakia.

1944-2018 (73 years old)

5 January

12. Jerry Van Dyke

Actor | Coach

He has that same genuine likability factor, owns that same trademark lantern jaw and is just as appealing and gifted as his older brother, Dick Van Dyke, but, for decades, Jerry Van Dyke had to bear the brunt of his brother's overwhelming shadow. The comic actor was born six years younger than Dick...

Died of heart failure in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

1931-2018 (86 years old)

5 January

13. John Young

Self | The Wonder of It All

American astronaut John Watts Young was born in San Francisco, California to parents William Hugh Young, a civil engineer, and Wanda Howland Young. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1952, after which he joined the US Navy served as fire control officer on the destroyer USS Laws until June 1953 and ...

Died of pneumonia in Houston, Texas.

1930-2018 (87 years old)

5 January

14. Carole Hart

Producer | For the Next 7 Generations

Carole Hart was born on April 30, 1943 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Carole Ruth Strickler. She was a producer and writer, known for For the Next 7 Generations (2009), Hot Hero Sandwich (1979) and Free to Be... You & Me (1974). She was married to Bruce Hart. She died on January 5, 2018 in ...

Died of cancer in Manhattan, New York.

1943-2018 (74 years old)

5 January

15. Sue Barton

Actress | Nashville

Sue Barton was born on November 26, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA. She is known for her work on Nashville (1975), Bisexual (1975) and Thank God It's Friday (1978). She was married to Richard Gregson and Billy Kirkland. She died on January 5, 2018 in Pacific Grove, California, USA.

Died in Pacific Grove, California.

1938-2018 (79 years old)

5 January

16. Greta Thyssen

Actress | Three Blondes in His Life

The enticing, voluptuous European beauty Greta Thyssen filled out the pages of movie magazines everywhere during the 1950s. Born on March 30, 1927, she was a freshly-scrubbed brunette when she was crowned Miss Denmark in 1952. The subsequent attention had her packing her bags for Hollywood. At that...

Died of pneumonia in New York, New York.

1933-2018 (84 years old)

6 January

17. France Gall

Soundtrack | Fist Fight

France Gall was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris, France as Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall. She was married to Michel Berger. She died on January 7, 2018 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

Died of an infection complicated by cancer in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

1947-2018 (70 years old)

7 January

18. Shri Vallabh Vyas

Actor | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Shri Vallabh Vyas was born as Vallabh Vyas. He was an actor, known for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Sardar (1993) and Time Bomb (2005). He was married to Shobha V. Vyas. He died on January 7, 2018 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Died in Jaipur, India.

1958-2018 (60 years old)

7 January

19. Olivia Nova

Actress | Luxure: Epouse à eduquer

Olivia Nova was born on April 28, 1997 in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, USA as Lexi Rose Forte. She was an actress. She died on January 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Died of urinary tract infection in Las Vegas, Nevada.

1997-2018 (20 years old)

7 January

20. Don Sullivan

Actor | The Giant Gila Monster

Don Sullivan was born on January 1, 1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He was an actor, known for The Giant Gila Monster (1959), The Monster of Piedras Blancas (1959) and The Rebel Set (1959). He was married to Mia May. He died on January 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Died in Los Angeles, California.

1929-2018 (89 years old)

7 January

21. Donnelly Rhodes

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Donnelly Rhodes trained to be a warden in the National Park Service in Manitoba and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airman-mechanic before finally settling into his long and successful career as an actor. Rhodes studied at the Royal Manitoba Theatre ...

Died of cancer in Maple Ridge, Canada.

1937-2018 (80 years old)

8 January

22. Denise LaSalle

Soundtrack | One for the Money

Denise LaSalle was born on July 16, 1939 in Sidon, LeFlore County, Mississippi, USA as Ora Denise Allen. She was married to James E. Wolfe Jr., and Bill Jones. She died on January 8, 2018 in Jackson, Tennessee, USA.

Died of surgery complications in Jackson, Tennessee.

1939-2018 (78 years old)

8 January

23. Nancy Lea Owen

Actress | The People vs. Larry Flynt

Nancy Lea Owen was born in September 1926 in Decatur, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), The River Rat (1984) and Abby (1974). She died on January 8, 2018 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA.

Died in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

1926-2018 (91 years old)

8 January

Died in Laguna Woods, California.

1949-2018 (68 years old)

8 January

25. Agustín Bernal

Actor | Demoledor

Agustín Bernal was born in 1959 in Paracuaro, Michoacan, Mexico as Romualdo Bucio Bucio. He was an actor and director, known for Demoledor (1995), Los asesinos (1998) and Peleas salvajes (1998). He died on January 8, 2018 in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico.

Died of a heart attack in Parácuaro, Mexico.

1959-2018 (59 years old)

8 January

26. Terence Marsh

Art_director | Doctor Zhivago

Terence Marsh was born on November 14, 1931 in London, England. He is known for his work on Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Hunt for Red October (1990) and Oliver! (1968). He was married to Sandra Marsh and Lorna Wrapson. He died on January 9, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

Died of cancer in Pacific Palisades, California.

1931-2018 (86 years old)

9 January

27. John Thompson

Producer | Brooklyn's Finest

John Thompson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer and assistant director, known for Brooklyn's Finest (2009), Criminal (2016) and Hellboy (2019). He was married to Tatiana Thompson. He died on January 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Died of leukemia in Los Angeles, California.

1947-2018 (71 years old)

9 January

28. Fast Eddie Clarke

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Fast Eddie Clarke was born on October 5, 1950 in Twickenham, London, England as Edward Allan Clarke. He died on January 10, 2018 in London.

Died of pneumonia in London, England.

1950-2018 (67 years old)

10 January

29. Doreen Tracey

Actress | Westward Ho, the Wagons!

Doreen Tracey was born on April 3, 1943 in St Pancras, London, England as Doreen Isabelle Tracey. She was an actress, known for Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956), Annette (1958) and The Donna Reed Show (1958). She was married to Robert A Washburn. She died on January 10, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, ...

Died of cancer in Thousand Oaks, California.

1943-2018 (74 years old)

10 January

30. Mikhail Derzhavin

Actor | Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki

Mikhail Derzhavin was born on June 15, 1936 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Mikhailovich Derzhavin. He was an actor, known for Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki (1979), Zimniy vecher v Gagrakh (1985) and Nochnoy vizit (1998). He was married to Roksana Babayan, Nina Budyonnaya and Ekaterina Raykina...

Died of an illness in Odintsovo, Russia.

1936-2018 (81 years old)

10 January

31. Kurt Christopher Kinder

Actor | Hider in the House

Kurt Christopher Kinder was born on June 21, 1975 in Ventura County, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Hider in the House (1989), CBS Summer Playhouse (1987) and Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990). He died on January 11, 2018 in Burnet, Texas, USA.

Died in Burnet, Texas.

1975-2018 (42 years old)

11 January

32. Shiraj Haider

Actor | Nirmom

Shiraj Haider was an actor, known for Nirmom (1996), Tumi Amar Swami (2009) and Kartooz (2015). He died on January 11, 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Died of heart failure in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

?-2018 (age unknown)

11 January

33. Larisa Korshunova

Actress | Zolotye tufelki

Larisa Korshunova was born on April 14, 1948 as Larisa Vladimirovna Shulga. She was an actress, known for Zolotye tufelki (1981), Gospodnya ryba (1991) and Kamerton (1979). She died on January 12, 2018.

1948-2018 (69 years old)

12 January

34. Bella Emberg

Actress | History of the World: Part I

Bella Emberg was born on September 16, 1937 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Sybil Dyke. She was an actress, known for History of the World: Part I (1981), Doctor Who (2005) and Pompidou (2015). She died on January 12, 2018 in Isle of Wight, England.

Died in Isle of Wight, England.

1937-2018 (80 years old)

12 January

35. Keith Jackson

Actor | The Fortune Cookie

Keith Jackson was born on October 18, 1928 in Roopville, Georgia, USA as Keith Max Jackson. He was an actor, known for The Fortune Cookie (1966), Munich 1972: Games of the XX Olympiad (1972) and Coach (1989). He was married to Gertrude Ann "Truri Ann" Johnson. He died on January 12, 2018 in Los ...

Died of complications from surgery in Los Angeles, California.

1928-2018 (89 years old)

12 January

36. John V. Tunney

Actor | The Candidate

John V. Tunney was born on June 26, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as John Varick Tunney. He was an actor, known for The Candidate (1972) and The Merv Griffin Show (1962). He was married to Kathinka Osborne and Mieke Sprengers. He died on January 12, 2018 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California...

Died of prostate cancer in Los Angeles, California.

1934-2018 (83 years old)

12 January

37. Jean Porter

Actress | Cry Danger

One of MGM's more vivacious secondary stars during the 40s, petite and lovely Jean Porter was born in Texas in 1922 but left the state while young to pursue her dream as an actress. Following some vaudeville experience, she made her uncredited film debut in 1939 (age 17) and slowly graduated to ...

Died of natural causes in Los Angeles, California.

1922-2018 (95 years old)

13 January

38. Tzimis Panousis

Soundtrack | O Drakoulas ton Exarheion

Tzimis Panousis was born on February 12, 1954 in Athens, Greece. He died on January 13, 2018 in Athens.

Died of cardiac arrest in Athens, Greece.

1954-2018 (63 years old)

13 January

39. Bobby Zarin

Self | Celebrity Wife Swap

Bobby Zarin was born on February 15, 1946. He was married to Jill Zarin. He died on January 13, 2018 in New York City, New York, USA.

Died of cancer in New York, New York.

1946-2018 (71 years old)

13 January

40. Naomi Stevens

Actress | Valley of the Dolls

Naomi Stevens was born on November 29, 1925 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Valley of the Dolls (1967), The Apartment (1960) and Hard Times (1975). She was married to Robert (Bob) Burns Jr. She died on January 13, 2018 in Reseda, California, USA.

Died in Reseda, California.

1925-2018 (92 years old)

13 January

41. Spanky Manikan

Actor | Himala

Spanky Manikan was born on March 22, 1942 in the Philippines. He is known for his work on Himala (1982), The Two of Us (2009) and Bamboo Flowers (2013). He was married to Susan Africa. He died on January 14, 2018 in the Philippines.

Died of lung cancer in Manila, Philippines.

1942-2018 (75 years old)

14 January

42. Hugh Wilson

Writer | Blast from the Past

Hugh Wilson was born on August 24, 1943 in Miami, Florida, USA as Hugh Hamilton Wilson Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Blast from the Past (1999), WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) and Frank's Place (1987). He was married to Charters Smith. He died on January 14, 2018 in Charlottesville, ...

Died of lung cancer in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1943-2018 (74 years old)

14 January

43. François Morel

Composer | Le téléthéâtre de Radio-Canada

He worked for the music department of Radio-Canada, writing around one hundred music themes for radio or TV shows. He was also known as a modern music composer with works played by symphonic orchestras and thus played a part with others at the emergence of this field of music in Canada. He was a ...

Died in Quebec City, Canada.

1926-2018 (91 years old)

14 January

44. Dolores O'Riordan

Soundtrack | The Devil's Own

Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...

Died of drowning in London, England.

1971-2018 (46 years old)

15 January

45. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...

Died of an illness in London, England.

1927-2018 (90 years old)

15 January

46. Mathilde Krim

Self | Some Kind of Love

Mathilde Krim was born on July 9, 1926 in Como, Italy as Mathilde Galland. She was married to Arthur Krim. She died on January 15, 2018 in Kings Point, New York, USA.

Died in Kings Point, New York.

1926-2018 (91 years old)

15 January

47. Dave Holland

Actor | Judas Priest: Breaking the Law

Dave Holland was born on April 5, 1948 in Northampton, England as David Holland. He was an actor, known for Judas Priest: Breaking the Law (1980), Judas Priest: Turbo Lover (1986) and Judas Priest: Heading Out to the Highway (1981). He died on January 16, 2018 in Lugo, Galicia, Spain.

Died in Lugo, Spain.

1948-2018 (69 years old)

16 January

48. Jo Jo White

Actor | The Game Plan

Jo Jo White was born on November 16, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Joseph Henry White. He was an actor, known for The Game Plan (2007), Inside Moves (1980) and 1971 NBA All-Star Game (1971). He was married to Deborah, and Estelle Bowser. He died on January 16, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts, ...

Died of pneumonia in Boston, Massachusetts.

1946-2018 (71 years old)

16 January

49. Bradford Dillman

Actor | Sudden Impact

Dark-haired, Ivy League-looking Bradford Dillman, whose white-collar career spanned nearly five decades, possessed charm and confident good looks that were slightly tainted by a bent smile, darting glance and edgy countenance that often provoked suspicion. Sure enough, the camera picked up on it ...

Died of pneumonia in Santa Barbara, California.

1930-2018 (87 years old)

16 January

Died of breast cancer in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

1957-2018 (60 years old)

16 January

51. Moya O'Sullivan

Actress | Neighbours

Moya O'Sullivan was born on June 8, 1926 in Australia. She was an actress, known for Neighbours (1985), The Adventures of Skippy (1992) and Midnite Spares (1983). She died on January 16, 2018 in Bondi Junction, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Died in Sydney, Australia.

1927-2018 (91 years old)

16 January

52. Günter Hendel

Actor | So viel nackte Zärtlichkeit

Günter Hendel was born on December 22, 1922 in Kolberg, Prussia, German Reich. He was an actor and director, known for So Much Naked Tenderness (1968) and Der Porno-Graf von Schweden (1969). He died on January 16, 2018 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

Died in Munich, Germany.

1922-2018 (95 years old)

16 January

53. Stefan Iliev

Actor | Nyama nishto po-hubavo ot loshoto vreme

Stefan Metodiev Iliev is a Bulgarian actor. He was born on June 25, 1935 in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from National Academy for Theatre and Film Art, Sofia, Bulgaria in 1958 with a degree in "acting" in the class of Professor Nikolay Masalitinov. He worked in drama theaters in Gabrovo, Pleven,...

1935-2018 (82 years old)

17 January

54. Simon Shelton

Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible

Simon Shelton is known for his work on Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001), Incredible Games (1994) and Teletubbies (1997). He was married to Emma Robbins. He died on January 17, 2018 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England.

Died of hypothermia in Ampthill, England.

1966-2018 (52 years old)

17 January

55. Kashinath

Director | Be-Shaque

Kashinath was born in Kundapura, Udupi, Karnataka, India. He was an actor and director, known for Be-Shaque (1981), Ajagajantara (1991) and Aparichita (1978). He died on January 18, 2018 in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Died of Hodgkin's lymphoma in Bengaluru, India.

1951-2018 (67 years old)

18 January

56. Stansfield Turner

Self | The 11 O'Clock Show

Stansfield Turner was born on December 1, 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA. He was married to Marion Weiss, Eli Karin Gilbert and Patricia Busby Whitney. He died on January 18, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Died in Seattle, Washington.

1923-2018 (94 years old)

18 January

57. Lasse Sarri

Actor | Eva

Lasse Sarri was born on February 3, 1936 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for Eva (1948), Kastrullresan (1950) and Pojken som lånade ut sin röst (1979). He was married to Inga Sarri. He died on January 18, 2018 in Sweden.

Died in Stockholm, Sweden.

1936-2018 (81 years old)

18 January

58. Dorothy Malone

Actress | Written on the Wind

The blonde, sultry, dreamy-eyed beauty of Dorothy Malone, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, took some time before it made an impact with American film-going audiences. But once she did, she played it for all it was worth in her one chance Academy Award-winning "bad girl" performance, a role quite ...

Died of natural causes in Dallas, Texas.

1925-2018 (92 years old)

19 January

59. Allison Shearmur

Producer | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Allison Shearmur was born on October 23, 1963 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Allison Ivy Brecker. She is known for her work on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015). She was married to Edward...

Died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, California.

1963-2018 (54 years old)

19 January

60. Fredo Santana

Producer | Fredo Mafia

Fredo Santana was born on July 4, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Fredo Mafia, Drake Feat. Majid Jordan: Hold On, We're Going Home (2013) and Ring Bells (2013). He died on January 19, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Died of a seizure in Los Angeles, California.

1990-2018 (27 years old)

19 January

61. Olivia Cole

Actress | Roots

Olivia Cole was born on November 26, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for Roots (1977), Backstairs at the White House (1979) and Something About Amelia (1984). She was married to Richard Venture. She died on January 19, 2018 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Died of a heart attack in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

1942-2018 (75 years old)

19 January

62. Joel Freeman

Producer | Shaft

From the original Shaft to Love at First Bite, from Camelot to Soapdish, from top-grossing films to television to the Internet, Joel Freeman has built a reputation that spans over half a century of entertainment history.

He was born on June 12, 1922 in Irvington, New Jersey, USA. The son of Louis ...

Died of Alzheimer's disease and lung cancer in Sherman Oaks, California.

1922-2018 (95 years old)

19 January

63. Lin Bolen

Producer | Stumpers!

Mother of Jordan Wendkos.

Died in San Fernando Valley, California.

1941-2018 (76 years old)

19 January

64. Steve Goldenberg

Art_department | The Dead Come Home

Steve Goldenberg was born on February 14, 1968 in Ontario, Canada as Steven A. Goldenberg. He is known for his work on Dead Dudes in the House (1989), Top Cop (1990) and Best Shots (1990). He died on January 19, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Died of a heart attack in Ottawa, Canada.

1968-2018 (49 years old)

19 January

65. Marjorie Steele

Actress | Tough Assignment

Pert blonde actress Marjorie Steele was in films for a very short time, making only four in all. She was born in Reno, Nevada on August 27, 1930 in a log cabin built by her father, a contractor. Her mother was part Russian and Swedish while her father came from German and Sioux Indian parentage. ...

1930-2018 (87 years old)

19 January

66. Olivia Lua

Actress | Hostel XXX

Olivia Lua was born on September 19, 1994 as Olivia Paige Hoffman. She was an actress. She died on January 19, 2018 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Died of a drug overdose in Hollywood, California.

1994-2018 (23 years old)

19 January

67. Bob Smith

Writer | Side by Side by Susan Blackwell

Bob Smith was born on December 24, 1958 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Side by Side by Susan Blackwell (2009), CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002) and Outlaugh! (2006). He died on January 20, 2018 in New York City, New York.

Died of ALS in New York, New York.

1960-2018 (57 years old)

20 January

68. Paul Bocuse

It's a Wonderful Life

Paul Bocuse was born on February 11, 1926 in Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, Rhône, France. He was married to Raymonde Duvert. He died on January 20, 2018 in Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

Died of Parkinson's disease in Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France.

1926-2018 (91 years old)

20 January

69. Jim Rodford

Music_department | Return to Waterloo

Jim Rodford was born on July 7, 1941 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as James Walter Rodford. He is known for his work on Return to Waterloo (1984), The Kinks: Come Dancing (1983) and The Kinks: Don't Forget to Dance (1983). He was married to Jean. He died on January 20, 2018 in St Albans, ...

Died of a fall in St. Albans, England.

1941-2018 (71 years old)

20 January

70. Yves Afonso

Actor | Les arcandiers

Yves Afonso was born on February 13, 1944 in Saulieu, Côte-d'Or, France. He was an actor, known for Les arcandiers (1991), Frank Riva (2003) and France Inc. (1974). He died on January 21, 2018 in Paris, France.

Died in Paris, France.

1944-2018 (73 years old)

21 January

71. Jens Okking

Actor | Strømer

Jens Okking was born on December 18, 1939 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Jens Dyhr Okking. He was an actor and writer, known for Cop (1976), One Hand Clapping (2001) and 19 Red Roses (1974). He was married to Anette Walther. He died on January 21, 2018 in Copenhagen.

Died in Copenhagen, Denmark.

1939-2018 (78 years old)

21 January

72. Tae Soo Jun

Actor | King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang

Tae Soo Jun was an actor, known for King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang (2013), Cruel Palace: War of Flowers (2013) and Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010). He died on January 21, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea.

Died of suicide in Seoul, South Korea.

1984-2018 (33 years old)

21 January

73. Connie Sawyer

Actress | Dumb and Dumber

Connie Sawyer was born on November 27, 1912 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA as Rosie Cohen. She was an actress, known for Dumb and Dumber (1994), Pineapple Express (2008) and Out of Sight (1998). She was married to Marshall Schacker. She died on January 21, 2018 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

Died of a heart attack in Woodland Hills, California.

1912-2018 (105 years old)

21 January

74. Robert Arthur

Music_department | Toast of the Town

During the Korean War, Robert was drafted and served two years as a bayonet instructor.

Died in Topanga, California.

1928-2018 (89 years old)

21 January

75. Ursula K. Le Guin

Writer | Gedo senki

Ursula K. Le Guin was born on October 21, 1929 in Berkeley, California, USA as Ursula Kroeber. She is known for her work on Tales from Earthsea (2006), The Lathe of Heaven (1980) and The Telling. She was married to Charles A. Le Guin. She died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Died in Portland, Oregon.

1929-2018 (88 years old)

22 January

76. Lari White

Actress | Cast Away

Lari White was born on May 13, 1965 in Dunedin, Florida, USA as Lari Michele White. She was an actress, known for Cast Away (2000), Big Eden (2000) and No Regrets (2004). She was married to Chuck Cannon. She died on January 23, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Died of peritoneal cancer in Nashville, Tennessee.

1965-2018 (52 years old)

23 January

77. Hugh Masekela

Soundtrack | The Jewel of the Nile

Hugh Masekela was born on April 4, 1939 in Wilbank, South Africa as Hugh Ramapolo Masekela. He was married to Elinam Cofie, Jabu Mbatha, Chris Calloway and Miriam Makeba. He died on January 23, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Died of prostate cancer in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1939-2018 (78 years old)

23 January

78. Joel Taylor

Self | Tornado Glory

Joel Taylor was born on January 6, 1980 in Elk City, Oklahoma, USA. He died on January 23, 2018 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Died of a drug overdose in Puerto Rico.

1980-2018 (38 years old)

23 January

79. Robert Dowdell

Actor | Stoney Burke

Robert Dowdell was born on March 10, 1932 in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Stoney Burke (1962), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) and Assassination (1987). He was married to Sheila Connolly. He died on January 23, 2018 in Coldwater, Michigan, USA.

Died of natural causes in Coldwater, Michigan.

1932-2018 (85 years old)

23 January

80. Ezra Swerdlow

Producer | Zombieland

Ezra Swerdlow was born on March 2, 1953 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, USA as Ezra N. Swerdlow. He was a producer and production manager, known for Zombieland (2009), Spaceballs (1987) and The Equalizer (2014). He was married to Lindsey Hicks. He died on January 23, 2018 in Boston, ...

Died on cancer and ALS in Boston, Massachusetts.

1953-2018 (64 years old)

23 January

81. Mark E. Smith

Soundtrack | The Silence of the Lambs

Lead singer and lyricist of British punk/new wave band The Fall. A former office worker, Smith formed The Fall in 1977, although their commercial peak came in the late '80s and early '90s. They have influenced many bands, most notably Pavement, and are famous for being Radio 1 DJ John Peel's ...

Died of lung and kidney cancer in Prestwick, England.

1957-2018 (60 years old)

24 January

82. Warren Miller

Writer | The Way We Live Now

Warren Miller was born on October 15, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The Way We Live Now (1970), Extreme Surfing (1992) and The Killy Style (1969). He was married to Laurie Penketh Kaufmann, Dorothy Roberts and Jean. He died on January 24, 2018 in Orcas ...

Died in Orcas Island, Washington.

1924-2018 (93 years old)

24 January

83. Cyrus Yavneh

Producer | 24

Cyrus Yavneh was born on October 14, 1942. He was a producer and production manager, known for 24 (2001), The Arrival (1996) and Baby (2000). He died on January 25, 2018 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Died of lung cancer in Santa Monica, California.

1942-2018 (76 years old)

25 January

84. Jacques Languirand

Actor | Mars et Avril

Jacques Languirand was born on May 1, 1931 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Jacques Dandurand. He was an actor and writer, known for Mars et Avril (2012), Montreal Flight 871 (1966) and L'odyssée d'Alice Tremblay (2002). He was married to Yolande Delacroix-Pelletier. He died on January 26, ...

Died of Alzheimer's disease in Montreal, Canada.

1931-2018 (86 years old)

26 January

85. Richard Glover

Actor | Into the Woods

Richard Glover is an actor known most notably for his roles in Into the Woods (2014), as well as The Casual Vacancy (2015) and Ben Wheatley's A Field in England (2013) and Sightseers (2012). Most recently he performed in BBC's Gunpowder (2017) alongside Kit Harington and Liv Tyler and Joe Wright's ...

1953-2018 (64 years old)

26 January

86. Maryo J. de los Reyes

Director | Magnifico

Maryo J. de los Reyes was born on October 17, 1952 in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines as Mario Margarito Jorolan de los Reyes. He was a director, known for Magnifico (2003), A Love Story (2007) and Laman (2002). He died on January 27, 2018 in Dipolog City, Zamboanga Del Norte, Philippines.

Died of a heart attack in Dipolog City, Philippines.

1952-2018 (65 years old)

27 January

87. Mort Walker

Writer | The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie

Mort Walker was born on September 3, 1923 in El Dorado, Kansas, USA as Addison Morton Walker. He is known for his work on The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972), Hero's Reward (1962) and A Tree Is a Tree Is a Tree? (1962). He was married to Catherine Carty and Jean Marie Suffill. He died on ...

Died of pneumonia in Stamford, Connecticut.

1923-2018 (94 years old)

27 January

88. Jerry Butler

Actor | Raw Talent

Jerry Butler was born on May 13, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Paul David Siederman. He was an actor. He was married to Lisa Loring. He died on January 27, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

Died of pancreatic cancer in Brooklyn, New York.

1959-2018 (58 years old)

27 January

89. Mariya Saakyan

Director | Alaverdi

Was married to American man of Armenian descent and they had five children together before she died from cancer on January 28, 2018 at age 37.

Died of cancer in Moscow, Russia.

1980-2018 (37 years old)

28 January

90. Barbara Walkówna

Actress | Kalosze szczescia

Barbara Walkówna was born on January 5, 1933 in Swietochlowice, Slaskie, Poland. She was an actress, known for Kalosze szczescia (1958), Szarada (1977) and Zabic na koncu (1990). She was married to Józef Zbiróg. She died on January 28, 2018 in Skolimów, Konstancin-Jeziorna, Mazowieckie, Poland.

Died in Skolimow, Poland.

1933-2018 (85 years old)

28 January

91. Rick McKay

Producer | Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There

Rick McKay lives in New York City and is the award-winning Producer/Director/Writer/Cinematographer/Editor of the hit film Broadway: The Golden Age. For five seasons he was a segment producer on WNET13's City Arts, the most honored, locally produced show in television history, which won over 30 ...

Died in New York, New York.

1960-2018 (57 years old)

29 January

92. Mark Salling

Actor | Glee

Known for starring as musically-inclined football player Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the show Glee (2009), Mark Wayne Salling was born in Dallas, Texas. He was the younger of two children of Condy Sue (Wherry), a school secretary, and John Robert Salling, Jr., an accountant. He was home-schooled at an...

Died of suicide by hanging in Los Angeles, California.

1982-2018 (35 years old)

30 January

93. Louis Zorich

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Louis Zorich was born on February 12, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Detachment (2011) and The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984). He was married to Olympia Dukakis. He died on January 30, 2018 in New York City, New York, USA.

Died in New York, New York.

1923-2018 (93 years old)

30 January

94. Eddie Shaw

Actor | Honeydripper

Eddie Shaw was born on March 20, 1937 in Stringtown, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Honeydripper (2007) and It Ain't Over: Delmark Celebrates 55 Years of Blues (2009). He died on January 30, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Died of natural causes in Chicago, Illinois.

1937-2018 (80 years old)

30 January

95. Rasual Butler

Actor | Think Like a Man

Rasual Butler was born on May 23, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Think Like a Man (2012) and Trina Feat. Kelly Rowland: Here We Go (2005). He died on January 31, 2018 in Studio City, California, USA.

Died in a car crash in Studio City, California.

1979-2018 (38 years old)

31 January

96. Leah LaBelle

Actress | Pharrell Williams: Happy

Leah LaBelle, born Leah Vladowski on 8 September 1986 in Toronto, Canada, was the only child of Troshan and Anastasia Vladowski. Troshan and Anastasia, musicians and immigrants to the United States, defected from communist Bulgaria during a tour of Western Europe in 1979 at the height of success ...

Died in a car crash in Studio City, California.

1986-2018 (31 years old)

31 January

97. Ann Gillis

Actress | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Ann Gillis was born Alma Mabel Conner on February 12, 1927, in Little Rock, Arkansas. At age seven, she appeared in her first film, Men in White (1934), as an extra. During the next two years, she had uncredited appearances in six more films until she received her first major role in King of Hockey...

Died in Horam, England.

1927-2018 (90 years old)

31 January

98. Alf Humphreys

Actor | X2

Alf Humphreys was born on April 3, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Alfred E. Humphreys. He was an actor and writer, known for X2: X-Men United (2003), First Blood (1982) and My Bloody Valentine (1981). He was married to Elizabeth Moss. He died on January 31, 2018 in Stratford, Ontario.

Died of brain cancer in Stratford, Canada.

1953-2018 (64 years old)

31 January

Died in Long Beach, California.

1948-2018 (69 years old)

31 January

100. Wojciech Wójcik

Director | Tam i z powrotem

Wojciech Wójcik was born on January 1, 1943 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland as Jerzy Wojciech Wójcik. He was a director and writer, known for There and Back (2002), Trójkat bermudzki (1988) and Ekstradycja (1995). He died on February 1, 2018 in Warsaw.

Died in Warsaw, Poland.

1943-2018 (75 years old)

1 February



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