Deaths: March 20

by bcampos862 | created - 21 Mar 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Gregory Walcott

Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Gregory Walcott grew up in North Carolina and went into the Army just after the end of World War II. After leaving the service, he grew restless on the East Coast and, with $100 in his pocket, thumbed his way west to pursue an acting career. An agent who spotted him in a little theater play helped ...

2. Ariel Bybee

Actress | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Ariel Bybee was born on January 9, 1943 in the USA. She was an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), La traviata (1982) and Lucia di Lammermoor (1983). She was married to James Ford. She died on March 20, 2018 in the USA.

3. Beverley Cross

Writer | Clash of the Titans

Beverley Cross was born on April 13, 1931 in London, England. He was a writer, known for Clash of the Titans (1981), Clash of the Titans (2010) and Wrath of the Titans (2012). He was married to Maggie Smith, Gayden Collins and Elizabeth Clunies-Ross. He died on March 20, 1998 in London.

4. Brian Wilde

Actor | Last of the Summer Wine

Brian Wilde was born on June 13, 1927 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England as Brian George Wilde. He was an actor, known for Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Porridge (1974) and Doing Time (1979). He was married to Eva Stuart. He died on March 20, 2008 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England.

5. Buck Hill

Self | Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz

Buck Hill was born on February 13, 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Roger Wendell Hill. He was married to Helen. He died on March 20, 2017 in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA.

6. Carl Theodor Dreyer

Writer | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

The illegitimate son of a Danish farmer and his Swedish housekeeper, Carl Theodor Dreyer was born in Copenhagen on the 3th of February, 1889. He spent his early years in various foster homes before being adopted by the Dreyers at the age of two. Contrary to popular belief (perhaps nourished by the ...

7. David Rockefeller

Self | The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power

David Rockefeller is an American banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from August 2004 until his death in March 2017. Rockefeller was the youngest ...

8. Fernando Heredia

Director | Navidad en el año 2000

Fernando Heredia was born on October 10, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Enrique Alonso. He is known for his work on Navidad en el año 2000 (1981), Noche estelar (1982) and La casa, el teatro y usted (1974). He died on March 20, 2018 in Buenos Aires.

10. Georges Delerue

Composer | Platoon

Georges Delerue was born on March 12, 1925 in Roubaix, Nord, France as Georges Henri Jean-Baptiste Delerue. He was a composer, known for Platoon (1986), Twins (1988) and The Day of the Dolphin (1973). He was married to Micheline Gautron. He died on March 20, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Horacio Dener

Actor | Amor latino

Horacio Dener was born on November 27, 1938 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Latin Love (2000), Cops and Robbers (1994) and Balabasadas (1968). He died on March 20, 2011 in Buenos Aires.

13. Jean Engstrom

Actress | Voodoo Island

Jean Engstrom was born on July 25, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Flora Jean Bovie. She was an actress, known for Voodoo Island (1957), Telephone Time (1956) and Medic (1954). She was married to Elliott Engstrom and Richard H. Moon. She died on March 20, 1997 in Riverside, California, USA.

14. John Dennis

Actor | Soylent Green

John Dennis was born on May 3, 1925 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as John Grover Sauer. He was an actor, known for Soylent Green (1973), Young Frankenstein (1974) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He died on March 20, 2004 in Apple Valley, California, USA.

15. John P. Ryan

Actor | Runaway Train

Character actor John P. Ryan was born on July 30, 1936 in New York City. The son of Irish immigrant parents, Ryan graduated from Rice High School and studied English at the City College of New York, where he first developed an interest in acting. He served six years in the US Army and worked as a ...

16. Katie Boyle

Actress | ITV Play of the Week

Katie Boyle was born on May 29, 1926 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali de Principi di Francavilla. She was an actress, known for ITV Play of the Week (1955), First Love (1959) and Intent to Kill (1958). She was married to Peter Saunders, Greville Pollard Bayliss ...

17. Luis Saslavsky

Writer | La corona negra

Influential Argentinian screenwriter, director and producer, as well as novelist and film critic. Worked in France during the 1950's. Retired 1979.

18. Marilyn Maxwell

Actress | Rock-a-Bye Baby

The less famous, but still undeniably talented, of the "Marilyn" sex symbols of the 1940s and 1950s was born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell in Clarinda, Iowa on August 3, 1921 (she later began using her middle name professionally at the suggestion of Louis B. Mayer). As a teenager, she worked as an usher ...

19. Michael Goodliffe

Actor | A Night to Remember

Michael Goodliffe was born on October 1, 1914 in Bebington, Cheshire, England as Lawrence Michael Andrew Goodliffe. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), Peeping Tom (1960) and 633 Squadron (1964). He was married to Dorothy Margaret Tyndale. He died on March 20, 1976 in Wimbledon, ...

20. Risë Stevens

Soundtrack | Going My Way

One of the great voices of the Metropolitan Opera, New York-born mezzo-soprano Rise (pronounced REE-za) Stevens made her debut with the company in 1939 as Octavian in Richard Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier" in a tour performance in Philadelphia. Her other notable roles in 21 years with the company ...

22. Walter Grauman

Director | Blue Light

Walter Grauman was born on March 17, 1922 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Walter Eliott Grauman. He was a director and producer, known for Blue Light (1966), The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970) and I Deal in Danger (1966). He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Buckley Parker, Joan Taylor and Suzanne ...

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