Date of Death between 1983-01-01 and 1983-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. Haidee Clayton

Actress | Polygamy

Haidee Clayton was born on December 7, 1881 in Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for Polygamy (1936). She died on May 13, 1983 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

2. Elna Panduro

Actress | Bryggerens datter

Elna Panduro was born on May 11, 1882 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Bryggerens datter (1912), Hjertedoktoren (1913) and Naar man kun er ung (1943). She died on April 6, 1983.

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 ...

5. Scott Nearing

Self | Reds

Scott Nearing was born on August 6, 1883 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Helen Knothe and Nellie Marguerite Seeds. He died on August 24, 1983 in Harborside, Maine, USA.

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 ...

9. Helen Dickson

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.

10. Olga Fabian

Actress | Judgment at Nuremberg

Olga Fabian was born on September 15, 1885 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Victoria Regina (1961) and Waterfront (1944). She died in December 1983 in New York, USA.

11. Jamison Handy

Producer | Of Men and Menus

Jamison Handy was born on March 6, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Henry Jamison Handy. He was a producer, known for Of Men and Menus (1941), Hired! (1940) and Drawing Account (1941). He died on November 13, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

12. Clemens Holzmeister

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

Who Gets to Call It Art?

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...

14. Henri Debain

Actor | Monte Cristo

Henri Debain was born on August 3, 1886 in Paris, France. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Monte Cristo (1929), Hara-Kiri (1928) and Le costaud des Épinettes (1923). He died on January 15, 1983 in Paris.

15. Algernon West

Actor | Loyalties

Algernon West was born on September 28, 1886 in Plymouth, England as Algernon Henry P West. He was an actor, known for Loyalties (1933). He died in 1983 in Berkshire, England.

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 ...

18. Anthony van Hoboken

Self | Rotterdammers van Formaat

Anthony van Hoboken was born on March 23, 1887 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was married to Eva Hommel and Annemarie Seidel. He died on November 1, 1983 in Zürich, Switzerland.

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.

20. Bert Jordan

Editor | 711 Ocean Drive

English-born actor and cameraman, in Hollywood from 1915 as editor at Hal Roach Studios. He worked on many Laurel & Hardy shorts, though on-screen credit was often given to the head of Roach's editing department, Richard Currier.

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 ...

25. J. Spencer Cornwall

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.

27. Gustav Beer

Writer | Der Hampelmann

Gustav Beer was born on June 16, 1888 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor and writer, known for The Jumping Jack (1930), Die Fahrt nach Hamburg (1911) and Der siebente Tag (1920). He died in July 1983.

28. Ton Satomi

Writer | Higanbana

Ton Satomi was born on July 14, 1888 in Yokohama, Japan as Hideo Yamanouchi. He was a writer and actor, known for Equinox Flower (1958), Kotoshidake (1929) and Tajobushin (1957). He died on January 21, 1983 in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan.

29. Juliusz Kalinowski

Actor | Potop

Juliusz Kalinowski was born on November 7, 1888 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for The Deluge (1974), The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981) and Skarb (1949). He died on June 27, 1983 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

30. Adrian Boult

Music Department | Lawrence of Arabia

Adrian Boult was born on April 8, 1889 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He died on February 23, 1983 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

31. Joseph Ruttenberg

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 ...

34. Axel Hambræus

Writer | Prästen i Uddarbo

A priest in Västerås, Sweden.

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 ...

36. Lola Hunt

Actress | Never Trouble Trouble

Lola Hunt was born on February 22, 1890 in Middlesbrough, England as Elizabeth Hunt. She was an actress, known for Never Trouble Trouble (1931) and No Lady (1931). She died on July 2, 1983 in King's Cross, London, England.

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.

38. Eduard Hoesch

Producer | Der weite Weg

Eduard Hoesch was born on March 15, 1890 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was a cinematographer and producer, known for The Long Way (1946), Der fidele Bauer (1951) and Der Kosak und die Nachtigall (1935). He died on November 5, 1983 in Vienna, Austria.

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.

45. Della Gould Emmons

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 ...

46. Grace Kahn

Self | Toast of the Town

Grace Kahn was born on September 22, 1890 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was married to Gus Kahn. She died on May 24, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Albertine Pickens

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.

48. Frederic Leahy

Assistant Director | Courage

Past Worthy Grand Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star Grand Chapter of California.

49. Gladys Rice

Soundtrack | The Passing

Daughter of performers Sally Cohen and John C. Rice (famous for The Kiss (1896)).

50. Ida Russka

Actress | Wir haben eben geheiratet

Ida Russka was born on December 5, 1890 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Wir haben eben geheiratet (1949), Die Czardasfürstin (1919) and Der Prozeß (1948). She died on December 13, 1983 in Baden bei Wien, Austria.


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