Date of Death between 1983-01-01 and 1983-12-31 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Composer | Crash Dive
Prolific screen composer, arranger, and conductor, educated at Juillard and the Academie fur Musik in Vienna. He played in night clubs in Vienna and Munich from 1923 to 1926, then was an opera coach in Munich, 1926-1927. In 1927 he conducted for NBC, and then became music director for WGY in ...
Writer | Pride of the Bowery
Steven Clensos was born on January 8, 1914 in Oakland, California, USA as Steven Diamantis Clensos. He is known for his work on Pride of the Bowery (1940), The Naked Dawn (1955) and The Gun That Won the West (1955). He died on January 1, 1983 in Los Angeles, California.
Actress | Grosse Freiheit Nr. 7
Maria Besendahl was born on November 12, 1901 in Schwerin, Germany as Anna-Marie Besendahl. She was an actress, known for Port of Freedom (1944), Kein Hüsung (1954) and Karbid und Sauerampfer (1963). She died on January 2, 1983 in Schwerin, German Democratic Republic.
8. Dick Emery
Actor | Yellow Submarine
In the 1960s and 1970s, Dick Emery was one of the most successful comics on the box. He was voted BBC TV Personality of the Year, thanks to creations such as his toothy vicar, sex-starved spinster Hettie, crusty old Lampwick, outrageously camp Clarence, who coined the phrase: "Hallo honky tonks". ...
9. Olive Mercer
Actress | Wives and Daughters
Olive Mercer was born on September 15, 1905 in Hendon, Middlesex [now in Barnet, London], England as Olive Maude Adams. She was an actress, known for Wives and Daughters (1971), Dad's Army (1968) and Sex and the Other Woman (1972). She was married to Charles Harry Mercer. She died on January 2, ...
11. Harriet Parsons
Producer | Clash by Night
Harriet Parsons was born on August 23, 1906 in Burlington, Iowa, USA as Harriet Oettinger Parsons. She was a producer and director, known for Clash by Night (1952), Joan of Ozark (1942) and The Enchanted Cottage (1945). She was married to King Kennedy. She died on January 2, 1983 in Santa Monica, ...
13. Clément Duhour
Producer | Vous n'avez rien à déclarer?
Clément Duhour was born on December 11, 1911 in Anglet, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. He was an actor and producer, known for Vous n'avez rien à déclarer? (1959), If Paris Were Told to Us (1956) and Life Together (1958). He was married to Viviane Romance. He died on January 3, 1983 in...
16. Marion Talley
Actress | Follow Your Heart
Her parents moved to Kansas City when she was a young girl. It was there that her vocal talents were first discovered and cultivated. A 1922 concert helped to raise the money she needed to receive professional training - including a year of study in Italy. She debuted at the New York Metropolitan ...
17. Larry Williams
Actor | Brother Rat
Larry Williams was born on July 29, 1913 in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA as Edward Albert Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Brother Rat (1938), The Monster Maker (1944) and On Trial (1939). He was married to Nell O'Day. He died on January 3, 1983 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.
19. Liliya Dzyuba
Actress | U tvoego poroga
Liliya Dzyuba was born on January 1, 1943 in Evpatoria, Russian SFSR, USSR as Lilia Dmitriyevna Dzyuba. She was an actress, known for U tvoego poroga (1963), Ta samaya noch (1969) and Varkina zemlya (1970). She died on January 3, 1983 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR.
20. Izzy Berne
Costume Department | Superman and the Mole-Men
American motion picture and television costumer. In the 1940s, Berne worked in the maintenance department of Twentieth Century Fox, but found employment in the studio's wardrobe department. He spent much of his career working for Universal Studios and Columbia Pictures, though he was employed by ...
21. Kenneth Thornett
Actor | The Nine Tailors
Kenneth Thornett was born on September 19, 1925 in Lambeth, London, England as Kenneth James Thornett. He was an actor, known for The Nine Tailors (1974), A Tale of Two Cities (1957) and Sherlock Holmes (1964). He was married to Diana Johnson. He died on January 4, 1983 in Kensington, London.
23. Toni Darnay
Actress | The Doctors
Toni Darnay was born on April 11, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Doctors (1963), As the World Turns (1956) and The Secret Storm (1954). She was married to Hobe Morrison. She died on January 5, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA.
25. Fred Church
Actor | The Prospector
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 ...
26. Edith Coats
Actress | The Beggar's Opera
Edith Coats was born on May 31, 1908 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Edith Mary Coates. She was an actress, known for The Beggar's Opera (1963), The Gondoliers (1972) and The Beggar's Opera (1953). She was married to Powell Lloyd (operatic tenor, director and producer). She died on January 7, ...
27. Manuel Michel
Director | Viento distante
He was born in Chihuahua, the Capital city of that northern State of Mexico, on December 23 (1928). He studied Spanish Literature at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the first years of the fifties. Later, between 1954-1960, he went to Paris where he studied at the IDHEC (...
30. Gale Page
Actress | They Drive by Night
Born to R.L. and Isabel Rutter in Spokane, Washington, pretty Sally Perkins Rutter changed her name to Gale Page and became a brief fixture in films playing primarily wholesome brunettes. A one-time radio actress and singer with Ted Weems' Orchestra, Gale was spotted for films by Warner Bros. in ...
31. Roland Söderberg
Actor | Rötter
Roland Söderberg was born on August 21, 1922 in Södertälje, Stockholms län, Sweden as Arrist Roland Söderberg. He was an actor, known for Rötter (1968), The Yellow Car (1963) and Adam och Eva (1963). He was married to Ann Gelbar. He died on January 8, 1983 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
33. Lois Corbett
Actress | The Jack Benny Program
Lois Corbett was born on January 30, 1907 in Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for The Jack Benny Program (1950), The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956) and It's a Great Life (1954). She was married to Don Wilson. She died on January 8, 1983 in Riverside, California, USA.
35. Laurence Archer
Actor | The Avengers
Laurence Archer was born on June 6, 1892 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as James Henry Lawrence Archer. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), The Laughing Lady (1946) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died on January 9, 1983 in Kentish Town, London, England.
37. David Hempstead
Writer | Hell and High Water
1938 industry biography: David Hempstead was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 2, the son of a former U. S. Assistant Attorney General. Attended Westminister Collegiate Institure and took his A. B. degree at the University of Michigan. Career actually began at the University of Michigan, ...
39. Porfiria Sanchíz
Actress | La hija de Juan Simón
Porfiria Sanchíz was born on June 15, 1917 in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. She was an actress, known for Juan Simon's Daughter (1935), El negro que tenía el alma blanca (1951) and Sonatas (1959). She died on January 9, 1983 in Spain.
41. Edward Finney
Producer | Silver Stallion
Edward Finney was born on April 18, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Silver Stallion (1941), Queen of the Amazons (1947) and Riot Squad (1941). He was married to Betty Bourke. He died on January 10, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
45. Ewan Roberts
Actor | The Internecine Project
Ewan Roberts was born on April 29, 1914 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Thomas Robert McEwan Hutchinson. He is known for his work on The Internecine Project (1974), Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954) and Invasion of the Triffids (1963). He was married to Margery Vosper. He died on January 10, 1983 in ...
46. Mysie Monte
Actress | Paul Temple
Mysie Monte was born on January 7, 1893 in London, England as Isabel Mary Kidd. She was an actress, known for Paul Temple (1969), Sixpenny Corner (1955) and Take Three Girls (1969). She was married to Sidney Monckton. She died on January 10, 1983 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London.
48. Erik Løchen
Director | Jakten
Norwegian jazz musician and experimental, director, writer and editor, born May 22nd 1924, has made himself a substantial place in Norwegian film history. He came to film from Theater, and was war prisoner during WW2. Mostly known for short films, and was from 1981 to his death in 1983 artistic ...
50. Grigoriy Roshal
Director | Musorgskiy
Grigoriy Roshal was born on October 21, 1899 in Novozybkov, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Grigori Lvovich Roshal. He was a director and writer, known for Mussorgsky (1950), Ivan Pavlov (1949) and Flames on the Volga (1956). He was married to Vera Stroyeva. He died on January 11, 1983 in ...