Date of Death between 1983-01-01 and 1983-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
4. Ida Forsyne
Actress | The Green Pastures
Ida Forsyne was born on January 1, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ida Forcen. She was an actress, known for The Green Pastures (1936), A Daughter of the Congo (1930) and Birthright (1939). She was married to Arthur Belton Hubbard, Usher Henry Watts and James Frank Dougherty. She died on August ...
6. Fay Tincher
Actress | Don Quixote
Often compared in looks and ability to Mabel Normand, lively, dark-haired comedienne Fay Tincher began as a vaudeville and musical comedy actress. Though she had operatic aspirations at the outset, Fay settled on an acting career. She first appeared on the Chicago stage while still finishing her ...
8. Helen Kapp
Actress | Honolulu Lu
Helen Dickson was born on July 20, 1885 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Honolulu Lu (1941), It's a Great Life (1954) and Mr. Wright Goes Wrong (1946). She was married to Lawrence A. Williams. She died on November 17, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Production Designer | Mozart's Don Giovanni
Clemens Holzmeister was born on March 27, 1886 in Fulpmes, Tyrol, Austria-Hungary. He was a production designer, known for Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955) and Von Reinhardt bis Karajan - 50 Jahre Salzburger Festspiele (1970). He died on June 12, 1983 in Hallein, Austria.
13. James Van DerZee
James Van DerZee was born on June 29, 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, USA as James Augustus Van DerZee. He is known for his work on Who Gets to Call It Art? (2006) and Black Has Always Been Beautiful (1971). He was married to Donna Mussenden, Gaynelle O' Brien Greenlee and Katie Lee Brown. He died on...
16. Barbara Karinska
Costume Designer | Joan of Arc
Costumer of the New York City Ballet, first costumer ever to win the Capezio Dance Award, for costumes "of visual beauty for the spectator and complete delight for the dancer." She won the 1948 Oscar for the costumes of Joan of Arc. She divided her time between homes in Great Barrington, Mass., and...
17. Eubie Blake
Soundtrack | My Girl
Songwriter ("I'm Just Wild About Harry", "You Were Meant For Me", "Memories of You"), pianist and arranger, Eubie Blake was educated at New York University. He studied the Schillinger System, and studied with Margaret Marshall and Llewellyn Wilson. He was a pianist and organist in cafés and in ...
19. Alan Cunningham
Alan Cunningham was born on May 1, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Alan Gordon Cunningham. He was married to Margery Agnes Slater Snagge. He died on January 30, 1983 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
21. Elith Pio
Actor | Kongen bød
Outstanding Danish character actor Elith Pio was active for more than 65 years on stage, screen, radio and TV. Both his parents were in the theatre and Pio made his stage debut in 1907 with a touring company. With his wife he settled down in Copenhagen with various theaters and from 1931 with The ...
22. Jimmy Aubrey
Actor | The Lion Man
Born in Bolton, Lancashire, Aubrey was the son of US born gymnast Robert Aubrey. Later a member of the Fred Karno variety troupe, he first traveled to New York in 1900, then settled permanently after emigrating from London, on August 29, 1908. An early understudy of Charlie Chaplin, he later ...
23. Lynn Fontanne
Actress | The Magnificent Yankee
Lynn Fontanne was a British actress of French and Irish descent. She spend most of her acting career in the United States, and she is considered among the great leading ladies of American theatre. She formed an acting duo with her husband Alfred Lunt (1892-1977). Fontanne had few film roles, but ...
Music Department | Monumental Utah
J. Spencer Cornwall was born on February 23, 1888 in Millcreek [now in Salt Lake City], Utah, USA as Joseph Spencer Cornwall. He is known for his work on Monumental Utah (1944) and City of Brigham Young (1944). He was married to Mary Alice Haigh. He died on February 26, 1983 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
26. Wilho Ilmari
Actor | Yli rajan
Wilho Ilmari was born on April 24, 1888 in Kymi, Finland as Wilho Ilmari Sundberg. He was an actor and director, known for Yli rajan (1942), Nummisuutarit (1938) and Tukkijoella (1928). He was married to Helena Kulovaara and Litja Ilmari. He died on August 18, 1983 in Turku, Finland.
Cinematographer | Gigi
Four-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Joseph Ruttenberg was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1893, at the age of four, his family moved to the United States, eventually settling in Boston. After schooling, he got his first job in 1907 working as a newsboy and personal runner for William ...
32. Leslie Kimmell
Actor | The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Leslie Kimmell was born on September 18, 1889 in Hand County, South Dakota, USA as Leslie Frederic Kimmell. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956), House by the River (1950) and Outlaw's Son (1957). He died on June 3, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Fred Church
Actor | Alkali Ike's Gal
American actor of silent films who focused primarily on Westerns. A native of Ontario, Iowa, Church attended school in his father's home state of Michigan and later lived in Denver, Colorado. He became a vaudeville performer and stage actor and spent several years traveling the country in various ...
35. Grace DeCarlton
Actress | Betrayed
Grace DeCarlton was born on January 26, 1890 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Grace Lthrop Swett. She was an actress, known for Betrayed (1916), The Vicar of Wakefield (1917) and An Amateur Orphan (1917). She was married to Edmund C. Ross, Albert Alphin Jr. and George De Carlton. She died on ...
37. Rachel Devirys
Actress | Le berceau de dieu
Rachel Devirys was born on February 28, 1890 in Simferopol, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire as Rachel Itzkovitz. She was an actress, known for The Cradle of God (1926), Mother (1925) and Para toda la vida (1923). She died on May 16, 1983 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
40. Maude Wayne
Actress | Moran of the Lady Letty
Maude Wayne was born on March 26, 1890 in Beatrice, Nebraska, USA as Maude Wehn. She was an actress, known for Moran of the Lady Letty (1922), Prodigal Daughters (1923) and Leap Year (1924). She was married to Johnnie Walker. She died on October 10, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
42. Osceola Archer
Actress | An Affair of the Skin
Osceola Archer was born on June 13, 1890 in Albany, Georgia, USA as Osceola Marie Macarthy. She was an actress, known for An Affair of the Skin (1963), Play of the Week (1959) and The Big Story (1949). She was married to Numa Pompilius Garfield Adams. She died on November 20, 1983 in New York City,...
43. Arnold Kübler
Writer | Der 10. Mai
Arnold Kübler was born on August 2, 1890 in Wiesendangen, Switzerland. He was a writer, known for Der 10. Mai (1957), Schuster Aiolos (1970) and Hans Staub, Fotoreporter (1978). He was married to Alva Carolina Fredrika Gierzt. He died on December 27, 1983 in Zürich, Switzerland.
44. Beatrice Van
Writer | Modern Love
Beatrice Van was born on August 8, 1890 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Beatrice Abbott. She was an actress and writer, known for Modern Love (1929), The Black Box (1915) and Boy Crazy (1922). She was married to James Gruen. She died on July 4, 1983 in Long Beach, California, USA.
Writer | The Far Horizons
Della Gould Emmons is a member of the Gould family who pioneered in the jewelry and theatrical businesses in Glencoe, Minnesota. A University of Minnesota graduate, she taught in high school at Sisseton, South Dakota. Marrying a train dispatcher, Allen B. Emmons, she went westward until finally ...
Actress | The Law of Nature
Albertine Pickens was born on September 30, 1890 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Law of Nature (1917). She was married to Royal Edward Spurlark, William W. Glenn and William J. Pierce. She died on December 7, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.