Deaths: June 3

by bcampos862 | created - 04 Jun 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. David Carradine

Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He presided over an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and ...

2. Andrew Gold

Soundtrack | The Golden Girls

Every day, somewhere across the globe, someone is enjoying the music of Andrew Gold. Whether it's his joyous ode "Thank You for Being a Friend," his plaintive hit "Lonely Boy," his chiming guitar work and supple arrangements on various classic tracks such as Linda Ronstadt's smash hit "You're No ...

3. Anna Neagle

Actress | Odette

Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/...

4. Anthony Quinn

Actor | Alexis Zorbas

Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life ...

5. Clarence Fountain

Soundtrack | Madea Goes to Jail

Clarence Fountain was born on November 28, 1929 in Tyler, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Great Performances (1971) and The Fighting Temptations (2003). He was married to Barbara Fountain. He died on June 3, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

6. Dennis James

Actor | Rocky III

Dennis James was born on August 24, 1917 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Demie James Sposa. He was an actor, known for Rocky III (1982), Mister Universe (1951) and Batman (1966). He died on June 3, 1997 in Palm Springs, California, USA.

7. Enrique Lizalde

Actor | Si Dios me quita la vida

Enrique Lizalde was born on January 9, 1937 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Si Dios me quita la vida (1995), El escapulario (1968) and Wild Heart (1966). He was married to Tita Grieg. He died on June 3, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.

8. Estelle Brody

Actress | Hindle Wakes

Estelle Brody was born on August 15, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Fanny Hawthorne (1927), Anne of Green Gables (1952) and Kitty (1929). She died on June 3, 1995 in La Vallette, Malta.

9. Franz Kafka

Writer | Le procès

Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke ...

10. Fred Beir

Actor | Hawaiian Eye

He made guest appearances on TV series like Bonanza, Perry Mason, Maverick, The Andy Griffith Show, Wagon Train, The Twilight Zone (the 1963 episode "Death Ship"), Ben Casey, The Outer Limits, The Munsters, The Time Tunnel, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Honey West, Mission: Impossible, Hawaii Five-O, The ...

11. Georges Bizet

Soundtrack | Match Point

Georges Bizet was a child prodigy. Entering the Paris Conservatory at the age of nine, he counted among his teachers Antoine Marmontel, François Benoist and Jacques Halévy. At nineteen Bizet won a Prix de Rome. That same year he wrote his first opera, 'Le Docteur Miracle', a one-act comedy. After ...

12. Harold Goodwin

Actor | The Bridge on the River Kwai

Harold Goodwin (22 October 1917 - 3 June 2004) was an English actor born in Wombwell, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Goodwin trained at RADA and was a stage actor at Liverpool repertory theatre for 3 years. He appeared in numerous British films of the 1950s and 1960s, usually playing 'flat cap' ...

13. Jack Kevorkian

Self | Kevorkian

Controversial pathologist, writer and inventor, Jack Kevorkian was the only son of Levon Kevorkian a former auto-factory worker who owned an excavating company and his homemaker wife. He had 2 sisters. Kevorkian's parents were Armenian refugees, whose relatives were among the 1.5 millon victims of ...

14. James Arness

Actor | Gunsmoke

American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...

15. Jerry Hopkins


Jerry Hopkins was born on November 9, 1935 in Camden, New Jersey, USA as Elisha Gerald Hopkins. He is known for his work on Shivaree (1965), The Steve Allen Playhouse (1962) and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005). He was married to Lamyai Sakhohlam, Rebecca Erickson Crockett, Jane ...

16. Johnnie Keyes

Actor | Resurrection of Eve

Johnnie Keyes was born on February 21, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor. He died on June 3, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

17. Kent McCray

Production_manager | Little House on the Prairie

Kent McCray was born on June 7, 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Kent Baldwin McCray. He was a production manager and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Alias Jesse James (1959) and Sam's Son (1984). He was married to Susan McCray. He died on June 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, ...

18. Kien Shih

Actor | Enter the Dragon

Kien Shih was born on January 1, 1913 in Shígang Village, Panyu, Guangdong, China as Wing-Cheung Shek. He is known for his work on Enter the Dragon (1973), Huang Fei Hong yi qu Ding Cai Pao (1974) and The Whirlwind Knight (1969). He died on June 3, 2009 in Hong Kong, China.

19. KoKo Taylor

Actress | Blues Brothers 2000

KoKo Taylor was born on September 28, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Cora Walton. She was married to Hay Harris and Robert 'Pops' Taylor. She died on June 3, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

20. Kyra Petrovskaya

Self | The Mike Wallace Interview

Kyra Petrovskaya was born on December 31, 1918. She died on June 3, 2018.

21. Leon Askin

Actor | One, Two, Three

As a nine-year-old boy, Leon Askin recited a 17-stanza eulogy for Emperor Franz Josef in front of the city hall in Vienna's 9th District. Little did the son of a salesman know then that he would one day be the student of Max Reinhardt and Louise Dumont, and discover Jura Soyfer while directing the ...

22. Leonid Nevedomsky

Actor | Fakt biografii

Leonid Vitalevich Nevedomsky was born on October 13, 1939, in Vitebsk, Belarus, USSR (now Vitsebsk, Belarus). In 1957 he began his acting career on stage at Sverdlovsk Drama Theatre under director Vladimir Motyl. In 1967 he graduated from the class of Georgi Tovstonogov at the Institute of Theatre,...

23. Lew Wasserman

Self | The American Ireland Fund Annual Tribute a Salute to Gene Kelly

Lew Wasserman was born on March 22, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Louis Robert Wasserman. He was married to Edie Wasserman. He died on June 3, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

24. Michael Billington

Actor | UFO

Michael Billington was born on December 24, 1941 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for UFO (1970), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and UFO... annientare S.H.A.D.O. stop. Uccidete Straker... (1974). He was married to Katherine Kristoff. He died on June 3, 2005 in ...

25. Miriam Karlin

Actress | A Clockwork Orange

Miriam Karlin was born on June 23, 1925 in Hampstead, London, England as Miriam Samuels. She was an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Children of Men (2006) and The Man Who Cried (2000). She died on June 3, 2011 in St John's Wood, London.

26. Muhammad Ali

Actor | The Greatest

Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...

27. Ozzie Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

This preeminent sitcom dad of the 50s had already started things off studying law when he decided to put together a dance band in the 20s on the sly. The band was so successful that he never looked back -- his love for entertaining completely took over. The New Jersey-born performer made a living ...

28. Pamela Ann Davy

Actress | Doctor Who

Pamela Ann Davy was born on September 7, 1933 in Australia. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Avengers (1961) and Fatty & George (1981). She was married to Geoffrey Lyndon Archer. She died on June 3, 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

29. Peter Glenville

Director | Term of Trial

A talented actor and distinguished stage director, Peter Glenville was the son of Shaun Glenville, the British music hall artist and noted pantomime dame. Born in London Glenville was educated at the Jesuit's Stonyhurst College where he appeared in a production of Hamlet in the 1930s where he was ...

31. Ricardo Morán

Actor | Como la hiedra

Ricardo Morán was born on May 25, 1941 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Como la hiedra (1987), Brigada en acción (1977) and Ritmo, amor y primavera (1981). He died on June 3, 2015 in Buenos Aires.

32. Robert Morley

Actor | Marie Antoinette

English character actor Robert Morley was educated in England, Germany, France and Italy. His family planned for him to go into the diplomatic service but he liked the idea of acting more. After studying at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London he appeared on the London stage in 1929 ...

33. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Paisà

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

34. Rue McClanahan

Actress | The Golden Girls

A New York stage actress in the 1950s, McClanahan was plucked from the stage by Norman Lear for roles on All in the Family (1971) and later Maude (1972). For two years (1982 - 1984), she played "Aunt Fran" on Mama's Family (1983) until her character was killed off and she joined the cast of Golden ...

35. Ayatollah Khomeini

Self | Baraye azadi

Ayatollah Khomeini was born on September 24, 1902 in Khomein, Iran as Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Hindizadeh. He died on June 3, 1989 in Tehran, Iran.

Ruhollah Khomeini

36. Sam Butera

Soundtrack | Big Night

Sam Butera was born on August 17, 1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Big Night (1996), The Dogwalker (1999) and The Rat Race (1960). He was married to Vera Butera. He died on June 3, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

37. Sam Whipple

Actor | The Rock

Sam Whipple was born on September 25, 1960 in Venice, California, USA as Sampson E. Whipple. He was an actor, known for The Rock (1996), Seven Days (1998) and The Doors (1991). He died on June 3, 2002 in Los Angeles, California.

38. Susana Guízar

Actress | El abanico de Lady Windermere

Susana Guízar was born on August 15, 1915 in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. She was an actress, known for El abanico de Lady Windermere (1944), Del rancho a la capital (1942) and Un corazón burlado (1945). She was married to Jaime Inchaurrandieta Acha and Félix Arreguin Vélez. She died on ...

39. Tom Brown

Actor | Buck Privates Come Home

Tom Brown was born on January 6, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Edward Xavier Brown. He was an actor, known for Buck Privates Come Home (1947), In Old Chicago (1938) and Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! (1940). He was married to Barbara Grace Gormley (socialite) and Natalie Draper. He ...

40. Virginia Luque

Actress | La historia del tango

One of the best tango singers of Argentina, she also played ingenues in films of the forties and was very sexy as a prostitute in La Balandra Isabel llegó esta tarde, filmed in Venezuela. In late fifties she converted in one of the top television stars. Married-divorced actor Reynaldo Mompel.

41. Will Sampson

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

A Native American actor of the Creek Nation, Sampson's "big break" came from his memorable role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) opposite Jack Nicholson. He was also starred opposite Clint Eastwood in the western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). He had supporting roles in Orca (1977), The ...

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