Deaths: January 30

by bcampos862 | created - 30 Jan 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Dick Miller

Actor | The Terminator

Born in the Bronx, New York to Russian Jewish immigrant parents (Isidor "Ira" and Rita Blucher Miller), Richard Miller served in the U.S. Navy for a few years and earned a prize title as a middleweight boxer. He settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, where he was noticed by producer/director ...

2. Alberto Busaid

Actor | Perdido por perdido

Alberto Busaid was an actor, known for Perdido por perdido (1993), How Silly We Are to Grow Up (2000) and Night of the Pencils (1986). He died on January 30, 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

3. Amber McWilliams

Actress | The New Adventures of Black Beauty

Amber McWilliams was born on October 11, 1975 in New Zealand. She was an actress and writer, known for The New Adventures of Black Beauty (1990), Strangers (1989) and Pill (2017). She was married to Andrew Malmo. She died on January 30, 2018 in New Zealand.

4. Barbara La Marr

Actress | The Prisoner of Zenda

Reatha Watson (Barbara La Marr) is possibly most famous as supposedly being one of the first drug-related deaths in Hollywood, but while she had a serious drinking problem she in fact died of tuberculosis with complications of nephritis. She is notable for other reasons, among them her successes as...

5. Campbell Lane

Actor | Dreamcatcher

Campbell Lane was born on July 15, 1935 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Campbell Francis Lane. He was an actor, known for Dreamcatcher (2003), Scary Movie 4 (2006) and Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007). He was married to Diane Lane. He died on January 30, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

6. Coretta Scott King

Self | In Remembrance of Martin

Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 in Marion, Alabama, USA as Coretta Scott. She was married to Martin Luther King. She died on January 30, 2006 in Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico.

7. Diane Gaidry

Actress | Loving Annabelle

Diane Gaidry (born October 11, 1964 in South Dakota) is an American film and theatre actress. She received her B.F.A. in acting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She played the role of Simone Bradley in the 2006 film Loving Annabelle, directed by Katherine Brooks. Diane was awarded the Outstanding...

8. Duncan C. Weldon

Producer | Into the Blue

Major theatre producer who received with his business partner Paul Elliott a special Olivier Award in 2018 for their contributions to theatre across the UK.

9. Ed Herlihy

Actor | Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Herlihy was a (non-buffoon) equivalent of Ed McMahon on "The Tonight Show" before Johnny Carson came along in 1962, bringing McMahon with him. Before there was Carson, Herlihy was the announcer during 'Jack Paar's tenure as Tonight Show host, having replaced Hugh Downs when the latter went over to ...

10. Ferdy Mayne

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

His father was the Judge of Mayence (Mainz) and his mother, who was half-English, was a singing teacher. Since the family was Jewish, the teenage Ferdinand was sent to England to stay with his aunt Lee Hutchinson, a noted photographer and sculptress. His parents were briefly interned in Buchenwald,...

11. Frank Finlay

Actor | The Pianist

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

12. Geraldine McEwan

Actress | The Magdalene Sisters

Geraldine McEwan was born in Old Windsor, England and made her theatre debut at the age of 14 at the Theatre Royal in Windsor. By the age of 18 she was starring in London's West End in several long-running popular productions. During the 1950s she acted with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in ...

13. Griffith Jones

Actor | Miranda

Griffith Jones was born on November 19, 1909 in London, England as Griffith Harold Jones. He was an actor, known for Miranda (1948), The Face Behind the Scar (1937) and Wife of General Ling (1937). He was married to Robin Isaac. He died on January 30, 2007 in London.

14. Héctor Armendáriz

Actor | Delito de corrupción

Héctor Armendáriz was born on September 6, 1921 in Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Delito de corrupción (1991), ¡Qué linda es mi familia! (1980) and La calle del pecado (1954). He died on January 30, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

15. Huntz Hall

Actor | Ghosts on the Loose

The 14th of 16 children born to an air conditioning repairman, Henry Richard Hall (he got the name "Huntz" from a brother who said his large nose made him look German) was anything but the tough street kid he played in the East Side Kids/Bowery Boys films. He made his stage debut at the age of 1 in...

16. Jack MacGowran

Actor | The Quiet Man

Jack MacGowran, the great Irish character actor known for his roles in the plays of Samuel Beckett, was born on October 13, 1918, in Ireland. He established his professional reputation as a member of the Abbey Players in Dublin, but he won his greatest fame for essaying Beckett's characters onstage...

17. Jean-Pierre Aumont

Actor | Lili

Another in the long line of dramatically handsome foreign imports who made an immediate impact on WWII Hollywood was debonair French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont. The epitome of grace and sophistication, the stylish leading man went on to have a long and respectful career on stage, film and TV, both ...

18. John Barry

Music_department | Dances with Wolves

John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...

19. John McIntire

Actor | Psycho

John McIntire possessed the requisite grit, craggy features and crusty, steely-eyed countenance to make for one of television and film's most durable supporting players of western settings. Born in Spokane, Washington in 1907 and the son of a lawyer, he grew up in Montana where he learned to raise ...

20. Juan Carlos Galván

Actor | Estudio 1

Juan Carlos Galván was born on June 26, 1932 in Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina as Juan Carlos Garcia Galvan. He was an actor, known for Estudio 1 (1965), El pulpo negro (1985) and Un viaje de locos (1974). He died on January 30, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

21. Ken Mayer

Actor | Little Big Man

Ken Mayer was born on June 25, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA as Kenneth Martin Mayer. He was an actor, known for Little Big Man (1970), Space Patrol (1950) and Dick Tracy (1967). He died on January 30, 1985 in North Hollywood, California.

22. Lou Lubin

Actor | Lady of Burlesque

Lou Lubin was born on November 9, 1895 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Lady of Burlesque (1943), Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) and Johnny Eager (1941). He died on January 30, 1973 in Sylmar, California, USA.

23. 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.

24. Luis Tasca

Actor | Julián de madrugada

Luis Tasca was born in 1925 in Italy. He was an actor, known for Julián de madrugada (1982), El pulpo negro (1985) and Mercado de abasto (1955). He was married to Lilian Blanco. He died on January 31, 1996 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25. Mohandas K. Gandhi

Mera Gaon Mera Desh

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India. His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. His mother, named Putlibai, was the fourth wife; the previous three wives ...

Mahatma Gandhi

26. 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...

28. Orville Wright

Self | The Wright Brothers Aeroplane

Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He died on January 30, 1948 in Dayton.

29. Patty Andrews

Actress | Her Lucky Night

She was born in Mound, Minnesota on 16 February 1918, the daughter of Peter Andreos (changed to 'Andrews' upon arriving in the US) and Olga Sollie. Her real name was Patricia Marie (Patty nickname). Her father was a Greek Catholic immigrant and her mother a Lutheran from Norway who ran the pure ...

30. Per Jorsett

Actor | Kosmetikkrevolusjonen

Per Jorsett was born on May 11, 1920 in Kristiania, Norway. He was an actor, known for Kosmetikkrevolusjonen (1977), Macaroni Blues (1986) and Holmgang (1967). He was married to Gerd Ingebjør Breen. He died on January 30, 2019 in Oslo, Norway.

31. Pierre Boulle

Writer | The Bridge on the River Kwai

Pierre Boulle was a French novelist best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai (1952) and Planet of the Apes (1963), that were both made into award-winning films.

He was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he was captured and subjected to two ...

32. Sidney Sheldon

Writer | Easter Parade

Sheldon was born in Chicago on February 17, 1917. He began writing as a youngster and at the age of ten he made his first sale of a poem for $10. During the Depression, he worked at a variety of jobs and while attending Northwestern University he contributed short plays to drama groups.

At seventeen...

33. Stanley Holloway

Actor | My Fair Lady

Stanley Holloway was a British actor and singer, primarily known for comic monologues and songs. In 1890, Holloway was born in Manor Park, Essex. In 1965, Manor Park was incorporated into Greater London, as part of an administrative reform. It is currently part of the London Borough of Newham, in ...

34. Tamara Wilcox-Smith

Actress | MASH

Tamara Wilcox-Smith was born on March 4, 1940 in Idaho, USA. She was an actress, known for MASH (1970), Bad (1977) and Pontiac Moon (1994). She died on January 30, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

35. Terry Van Ginderen

Actress | Die schwarze Kobra

Terry Van Ginderen was born on September 8, 1931 in Hoboken, Flanders, Belgium as Esther Verbeeck. She was an actress, known for The Black Cobra (1963), Jevanjong (1969) and Klein, klein kleuterke (1955). She was married to Jozef Van Ginderen. She died on January 30, 2018 in Bonheiden, Antwerp, ...

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