March Birthdays

Gone But Not Forgotten in 2022

We’ve said goodbye to many famous faces, voices & names from radio, movies, television, sports, history, arts and literature so far in 2022. These celebrities and others said their final farewell to us recently.

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Celebrity deaths in 2022 that you may have missed: 

meat loaf, marvin lee aday, born september 27th, september 27 birthday, rock singer, songwriter, hit songs, id do anything for love, bat out of hell, paradise by the dashboard light, actor, rocky horror picture showMeat Loaf (nee Marvin Lee Aday; aka Michael Lee Aday)

Grammy-winning American rock vocalist, singer-songwriter (I’d Do Anything for Love; Bat Out of Hell; Dead Ringer for Love; Paradise by the Dashboard Light; Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad), actor (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) (born Sept. 27, 1947 – died Jan. 20, 2022; age 74). (Meat Loaf 1971: Ronden Talent Mgmt.)

kirstie alley, died 2022, december 2022 death, american actress, tv shows, cheers, veronicas closed, kirstie alleys big life, dancing with the stars, movies, star trek ii the wrath of khan, shoot to kill, look whos talking, jenny craig spokespersonKirstie Alley (ex of Jameson Parker; ex-partner of James Wilder)

American actress of movies (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan; Shoot to Kill; Look Who’s Talking; It Takes Two), TV (Rebecca on Cheers; Veronica’s Closet; Kirstie; North and South; Dancing With the Stars), & Jenny Craig spokesperson (born Jan. 12, 1951 – died Dec. 5, 2022; age 71). (Kirstie Alley 1994: Alan Light)

louie anderson, died 2022, january 2022 death, american actor, comedian, stand up comedy, movies, cloak and dagger, quicksilver, ferris buellers day off, coming to america, tv game shows, the new hollywood square, life with louie, family feud host, the louie showLouie Anderson (nee Louis Perry Anderson)

Emmy-winning American comedian, host & actor of TV (Baskets; Life with Louie; Family Feud; The Louie Show) & films (The Wrong Guy), author (Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child) (born Mar. 24, 1953 – died Jan. 21, 2022; age 68). Louie Anderson died of cancer. (Louie Anderson 2016: Greg2600)

john aniston, died 2022, november 2022 death, greek american actor, tv shows, soap operas, daytime emmy award, days of our lives, love of life, search for tomorrow, jennifer aniston fatherJohn Aniston (nee Giannis Anastasakis; father of Jennifer Aniston)

Daytime Emmy-winning Greek-American actor of films & TV (Victor Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives; Eddie Aleata on Love of Life; Martin Tourneur on Search for Tomorrow; The West Wing; Kojak) (born July 24, 1933 – died Nov. 11, 2022; age 89). Ex of Nancy Dow. (John Aniston 2012: Angela George)

joanna barnes, died 2022, april 2022 death, american actress, tv shows, the trials of obrien, 21 beacon street, executive suite, movies, auntie mame, the parent trap, goodbye charlie, dont make waves, the war wagon, spartacus, home before darkJoanna Barnes

American actress of TV (The Trials of O’Brien; 21 Beacon Street; Executive Suite; Maverick) & films (Auntie Mame; The Parent Trap; Goodbye Charlie; Don’t Make Waves; The War Wagon; Spartacus; Home Before Dark) (born Nov. 15, 1934 – died Apr. 29, 2022; age 87). (Joanna Barnes 1960: Warner Brothers Studio)

greg bear, died 2022, november 2022 death, american writer, science fiction author, short stories, tangents, the wind from a burning woman, novelist, blood music, hull zero three, darwins radioGreg Bear (nee Gregory Dale Bear)

Hugo Award-winning American science fiction short story writer (The Wind from a Burning Woman; Tangents; Heads) & novelist (Blood Music; Dinosaur Summer; Vitals; City at the End of Time; Darwin’s Radio; Hull Zero Three) (born Aug. 20, 1951 – died Nov. 19, 2022; age 71). (Greg Bear 2016: Kyle Cassidy)

Marilyn Bergman (nee Marilyn Keith)

Grammy, Emmy, & Academy Award-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame American songwriter with husband Keith Bergman (The Way We Were; The Windmills of Your Mind; In the Heat of the Night; I Knew I Loved You; Pieces of Dreams; Papa, Can You Hear Me?; Moonlight) (born Nov. 10, 1928 – died Jan. 8, 2022; age 93).

david birney, died 2022, april 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, bridget loves bernie, serpico, st elsewhere, glitter, love is a many splendored thing, a world apart, movies, caravan to vaccares, tomorrows a killerDavid Birney (married & divorced Meredith Baxter)

American audiobook narrator, actor of stage, TV (Bridget Loves Bernie; Serpico; St. Elsewhere; Glitter; Secrets; Love is a Many Splendored Thing; A World Apart; Hawaii Five-O; Seal Morning; Cannon), and movies (Caravan to Vaccares) (born Apr. 23, 1939 – died Apr. 27, 2022; age 83). (David Birney 1977)

Taurean Blacque (nee Herbert Middleton Jr.)

American actor of stage, TV (Detective Neal Washington on Hill Street Blues; Henry Marshall on Generations; Detective Michael Wheeler on Savannah; The Bob Newhart Show; Good Times; Charlie’s Angels) & movies (DeepStar Six; Fled), and adoption spokesperson (born May 10, 1940 – died July 21, 2022; age 82). (Taurean Blacque 1980 Hill Street Blues Photo: NBC)

peter bogdanovich, died 2022, american filmmaker, producer, movie director, screenwriter, the last picture show, whats up doc, paper moon, daisy miller, at long last love, nickelodeon, mask, texasville, noises off, the cats meow, actor, infamous, broken english, the dukes, the fifth patient, ex polly platt, ex cybill shepherd, dorothy stratten relationship, Peter Bogdanovich (nee Petar Bogdanović)

American actor, screenwriter, producer, & director of TV & films (The Sopranos; The Last Picture Show; Mask; Paper Moon; The Cat’s Meow; What’s Up, Doc?; Daisy Miller; Bugsy) (born July 30, 1939 – died Jan. 6, 2022; age 82). Peter Bogdanovich died of Parkinson’s disease complications.

mike bossy, died 2022, april 2022 death, canadian hockey player, new york islanders, right winger, stanley cup champion, calder trophy, rookie of the year, conn smythe trophy, lady byng trophy, wha, nhl, hockey hall of fame, team canadaMike Bossy (nee Michael Dean Bossy)

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian pro hockey player, WHA & NHL record-setting right winger (New York Islanders – 4x Stanley Cup champs; Team Canada), 1978 Calder Trophy (Rookie of the Year) (born Jan. 22, 1957 – died Apr. 15, 2022; age 65) (Mike Bossy 1978 New York Islanders [Colorized])

Boris Brott

Canadian recording artist & conductor (National Academy Orchestra of Canada, Los Angeles New West Symphony, McGill Chamber Orchestra, Montreal Philharmonic Youth Orchestra) (born Mar. 14, 1944  – died Apr. 5, 2022; age 78). Boris Brott was hit by a car.(Boris Brott 2007: Tapyram)

robert brown, died 2022, september 2022 deaths, american actor, tv shows, here come the brides, primus, movies, tower of london, the flame barrier, voice over actorRobert Brown (nee Robin Adair MacKenzie Brown)

American actor of stage, TV (Jason Bolt on Here Come the Brides; Primus; Perry Mason; Police Story; Hollywood Squares) and movies (Tower of London; The Flame Barrier), short story writer, photographer, and voice over actor (born Nov. 17, 1926 – died Sept. 19, 2022; age 95). (Robert Brown 1969: ABC TV)

james caan, died 2022, july 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, las vegas, movies, el dorado, brians song, cinderella liberty, honeymoon in vegas, the godfather, kiss me goodbye, funny lady, a bridge too far, misery, rollerball, alien nation, father scott caanJames Caan

American actor of TV (Las Vegas) & movies (Honeymoon in Vegas; El Dorado; Brian’s Song; Cinderella Liberty; The Godfather; Kiss Me Goodbye; Funny Lady; A Bridge Too Far; Misery; Rollerball; Mickey Blue Eyes; Alien Nation), born March 26, 1940  died July 6, 2022; age 82). (James Caan 1976: Hans Peters / Anefo)

michael callan, died 2022, october 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, occasional wife, movies, cat ballou, gidget goes hawaiian, the flying fontaines, because theyre young, bon voyage, the interns, the cat and the canary, mysterious islandMichael Callan (nee Martin Harris Calinieff)

American actor of TV (Occasional Wife; Superboy; One Life to Live; The F.B.I.), movies (Cat Ballou; Gidget Goes Hawaiian; The Flying Fontaines; Because They’re Young; Bon Voyage!; The Interns; The Cat and the Canary) (born Nov. 22, 1935 – died Oct. 10, 2022; age 86). (Michael Callan 1966: NBC TV)

Irene Cara (nee Irene Cara Escalera)

Grammy & Oscar-winning American dancer & singer-songwriter (Flashdance…What a Feeling; Fame), actress of stage, TV (Love of Life; Irene; The Electric Company; Roots: The Next Generations) & films (Fame; City Heat; Sparkle; Aaron Loves Angela) (born Mar. 18, 1959 – died Nov. 25, 2022; age 63). (Irene Cara 1981: NBC TV)

pat carroll, died 2022, july 2022 death, american character actress, voice over artist, comedienne, movies, the litltle mermaid, with six you get eggroll, tv shows, shes the sheriff, make room for daddy, the danny thomas show, too close for comfortPat Carroll (nee Patricia Ann Carroll)

Grammy & Emmy-winning American character & voice actress of stage, TV (Gussie Holt on She’s The Sheriff; Bunny Halper on Make Room for Daddy; Too Close for Comfort), & films (The Little Mermaid; Songcatcher; With Six You Get Eggroll (born May 5, 1927 – died July 30, 2022; age 95). (Pat Carroll 1972)

robert clary, died 2022, november 2022 death, jewish actor, french american singer, wwii, buchenwald concentration camp, tv shows, hogans heroes, lebeau, days of our lives, the bold and the beautiful, movies, the hindenburg, a new kind of loveRobert Clary (nee Robert Max Widerman)

French-American singer, actor of TV (LeBeau on Hogan’s Heroes; LeClair on Days of Our Lives; Pierre on The Bold and the Beautiful), movies (A New Kind of Love; The Hindenburg), & WWII Buchenwald survivor (born Mar. 1, 1926 – died Nov. 16, 2022; age 96). (Robert Clary c. 1950: Capitol Records)

robbie coltrane, died 2022, october 2022 death, scottish actor, tv shows, cracker, movies, goldeneye, the world is not enough, nuns on the run, harry potter films, van helsing, mona lisa, message in a bottle, perfectly normalRobbie Coltrane (nee Anthony Robert McMillan)

Scottish actor of TV (Cracker) & films (GoldenEye; The World is Not Enough; Nuns on the Run; Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone & sequels; Buddy; Van Helsing; Mona Lisa; Perfectly Normal; Message in a Bottle) (born Mar. 30, 1950died Oct. 14, 2022; age 72). (Robbie Coltrane 2007: clogdancer)

tim considine, died 2033, march 2033 death, american actor, tv shows, my three sons, the new adventures of spin and marty, the hardy boys, the mickey mouse club, movies, the shaggy dog, the clown, the daring dobermansTim Considine (nee Timothy Daniel Considine)

American actor of TV (Mike Douglas on My Three Sons; The New Adventures of Spin and Marty; The Hardy Boys; Annette; The Mickey Mouse Club) & films (The Shaggy Dog; The Daring Dobermans; The Clown; Sunrise at Campobello), born Dec. 31, 1940 – died Mar. 3, 2022; age 81). (Tim Considine 1965: ABC TV)

coolio, died 2022, september 2022 death, american singer, rap artist, grammy award, gangstas paradise, 1 2 3 4 sumpin new Coolio (nee Artis Leon Ivey Jr.)

Grammy Award-winning American rap artist (Gangsta’s Paradise; 1, 2 ,3 ,4 [Sumpin’ New]; Cu When U Get There), actor, celebrity & chef of movies & television (Cookin’ with Coolio; Hollywood Squares; Celebrity Big Brother) (born Aug. 1, 1963 – died Sept. 28, 2022; age 59. (Coolio 2002: Lukeisback.com)

tony dow, died 2022, july 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, leave it to beaver, wally cleaver, never too young, general hospital, director, coach, the new lassie, harry and the hendersons, babylon 5Tony Dow

American TV actor (Wally Cleaver on Leave it to Beaver & The New Leave It to Beaver; Chet on Never Too Young; General Hospital; Mr. Novak; Lassie) & director (Coach; The New Lassie; Harry and the Hendersons; Babylon 5) (born Apr. 13, 1945died July 27, 2022; age 77). (Tony Dow 1961: ABC-TV

Lamont Dozier

American record producer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Holland-Dozier-Holland Motown songwriter (Heat Wave; Baby Love; Stop! In the Name of Love; How Sweet It Is to be Loved By You; I Hear a Symphony; Invisible; Two Hearts; Trying to Hold on to My Woman; All Cried Out) (born June 16, 1941 – died Aug. 8, 2022; age 81). 

Sonya Eddy

American nurse, actress of TV (Epiphany Johnson on General Hospital & General Hospital: Night Shift; Those Who Can’t; Legit; Fresh Off the Boat; Burning Hollywood; Joan of Arcadia; ER; Seinfeld; The Middle) and movies (Barbershop; Blast From the Past; Matchstick Men; Inspector Gadget; K-11; The Incredible Burt Wonderstone) (born June 17, 1967 – died Dec. 19, 2022; age 55)

louise fletcher, died 2022, september 2022 death, american actress, bafta winner, academy award, movies, one flew over the cuckoos nest, flowers in the attic, cruel intentions, blue steel, tv shows, star trek deep space nineLouise Fletcher (nee Estelle Louise Fletcher)

BAFTA & Academy Award-winning American actress of TV (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Shameless) & films (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Flowers in the Attic; Blue Steel; Thieves Like Us; Cruel Intentions) (born July 22, 1934 – died Sept. 23, 2022; age 88). (Louise Fletcher 1976: Los Angeles Times)

ann flood, died 2022, october 2022 death, american actress, tv shows soap operas, the edge of night, from these roots, search for tomorrow, another world, one life to live, as the world turns, all my children, movies, mystic pizzaAnn Flood (nee Maryanne Ott; married Herb Granath)

American actress of TV (Nancy Pollock Karr on The Edge of Night; Liz Fraser Allen on From These Roots; Ella Hobbs on Search for Tomorrow; Another World; One Life to Live; As the World Turns; All My Children) & films (Mystic Pizza) (born Nov. 12, 1934 – died Oct. 7, 2022; age 87). (Ann Flood 1958

ron galella birthday, nee ronald edward galella, ron galella 1988, american celebrity photographer, pioneer paparazzo, paparazzo extraordinaire, godfather of us paparazzi culture, octogenarian birthdays, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 10th birthday, born january 10 1931Ron Galella (nee Ronald Edward Galella)

American celebrity photographer (Elizabeth Taylor; Michael Jackson; Marlon Brando; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Elvis Presley; Brigitte Bardot) Time called “Godfather of the U.S. paparazzi culture” (born Jan. 10, 1931 – died Apr. 30, 2022; age 91). (Ron Galella 2010: Pepart Krzysztof Poluchowicz)

mickey gilley, died 2022, may 2022 death, american songwriter, country music, singer, hit songs, room full of roses, stand by me, lonely nights, i overlooked an orchid, city lights, you dont know me, dont the girls all get prettier at closing timeMickey Gilley

American bar owner (Gilley’s Club), country music singer-songwriter (Room Full of Roses; Stand by Me; Lonely Nights; I Overlooked an Orchid; City Lights; You Don’t Know Me; Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time) (born Mar. 9, 1936 – died May 7, 2022; age 86). (Mickey Gilley 1986: Playboy Records)

jack ging, died 2022, september 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, the eleventh hour, riptide, mannix, the a team, movies, mosbys marauders, play misty for me, high plains drifter, where the red fern grows, Jack Ging

American actor of TV (Dr. Paul Graham on The Eleventh Hour; Lt. Quinlan on Riptide; Mannix; The F.B.I.; Perry Mason; The A Team; Barnaby Jones) & films (Mosby’s Marauders; Play Misty For Me; High Plains Drifter; Where the Red Fern Grows) (born Nov. 30, 1931 – died Sept. 9, 2022; age 90). (Jack Ging 1964

jean luc godard, died 2022, september 2022 death, french swiss actor, new wave movies, director, screenwriter, cesar, academy award, french films, breathless, sympathy for the devil, the seven deadly sins, the 400 blows, king learJean-Luc Godard

Pioneering César & Academy Award-winning French-Swiss actor, New Wave film producer, movie director & screenwriter (Breathless; Sympathy for the Devil; The Seven Deadly Sins; King Lear; Alphaville; The 400 Blows) (born Dec. 3, 1930 – died Sept. 13, 2022; age 91). (Jean-Luc Godard 1968: Gary Stevens)

gilbert gottfried, died 2022, april 2022 death, american comedian, stand up comedy, voice actor, movies, problem child, look whos talking too, beverly hills cop ii, tv show, up all night host, meet wally sparks, saturday night live, gilbert gottfrieds amazing colossal podcast,Gilbert Gottfried

American comedian, voice & character actor of stage, movies (Problem Child; Look Who’s Talking 2; Aladdin; Bad Medicine; Beverly Hills Cop II), & TV (Hollywood Squares; Cyberchase; Saturday Night Live; Up All Night) (born Feb. 28, 1955 – died Apr. 12, 2022; age 67). (Gilbert Gottfried 2020: Super Festivals)

Clu Gulagerclu gulager, died 2022, august 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, the tall man, billy the kid, the virginian, movies, the killers, the last picture show, mcq, into the night, the mystery in draculas castle, the return of the living dead (nee William Martin Gulager)

American actor of TV (The Virginian; Billy the Kid on The Tall Man; Cannon) & movies (The Killers; The Last Picture Show; McQ; The Other Side of Midnight; Into the Night; The Return of the Living Dead; Mystery in Dracula’s Castle) (born Nov. 16, 1928 – died Aug. 5, 2022; age 93). (Clu Gulager 1974: NBC-TV)

philip baker hall, died 2022, june 2022 death, character actor, movies, falcon crest, michael hayes, the loop, the practice, movies, a house on a hill, bruce almighty, hard eight, cradle will rock, the insider, the sum of all fears, 50 50, midnight run Philip Baker Hall

American actor of TV (Falcon Crest; Michael Hayes; The Loop; The Practice) & films (A House on a Hill; Bruce Almighty; Hard Eight; Cradle Will Rock; The Insider; The Sum of All Fears; 50/50; Rush Hour) (born Sept. 10, 1931 – died June 12, 2022; age 90). (Philip Baker Hall 2009: David Shankbone [posterized[)

ronnie hawkins, rompin ronnie hawkins, died 2022, may 2022 death, american, canadian, singer, rock and roll, rockabilly, country music, mary lou, bluebirds over the mountain, down in the alley, forty days, susie q, bo diddleyRompin” Ronnie Hawkins (nee Ronald Hawkins; “The Hawk“)

American-Canadian rockabilly, country, and rock & roll singer (Mary Lou; Bluebirds over the Mountain; Down in the Alley; Forty Days; Susie Q; Bo Diddley; Who Do You Love; Ruby Baby) & mentor (The Band; Crowbar) (born Jan. 10, 1935 – died May 29, 2022; age 87). (Ronnie Hawkins 2014 Photo: Tabercil)

kathryn hays, died 2022, march 2022 death, american actress, tv shows, as the world turns, one life to live, guiding light, the road west, mr novak, movies, ride beyond vengeance, counterpoint, yuma, mrs glenn fordKathryn Hays (nee Kay Piper; married & divorced Glenn Ford)

American actress of TV (Kim Hughes on As the World Turns & One Life to Live; Leslie Jackson Bauer Norris on Guiding Light; The Road West; Mr. Novak; Surfside 6; Bonanza), & movies (Ride Beyond Vengeance; Counterpoint; Yuma) (born July 26, 1933 – died Mar. 25, 2022; age 87). (Kathryn Hays 1966: Universal TV)

anne heche, died 2022, august 2022 death, american actress, daytime emmy award, soap opera star, tv shows, another world, men in trees, movies, six days seven nights, volcano, psycho, milk money, the jurorAnne Heche

Daytime Emmy-winning American actress of TV (Vicky / Marley on Another World; Men in Trees) & films (Six Days Seven Nights; Volcano; Psycho; Milk Money; The Juror) (born May 25, 1969 – died Aug. 12, 2022; age 53). Anne Heche died after a car crash. (Anne Heche 1997: Alan Light)

howard hesseman, born february 27th, american actor, tv shows, sitcoms, mary hartman mary hartman, soap, the bob newhart show, wkrp in cincinnati, johnny fever, movies, doctor detroit, this is spinal tap, billy jack, shampoo, the other side of midnight, private lessons, flight of the navigator,Howard Hesseman

American actor of TV (WKRP in Cincinnati; Head of the Class; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Soap; The Bob Newhart Show) & films (Doctor Detroit; Private Lessons; Billy Jack; The Other Side of Midnight; Shampoo) (born Feb. 27, 1940 – died Jan. 29, 2022; age 81). (Howard Hesseman 2014: Rob DiCaterino)

dwayne hickman, died 2022, january 2022 deaths, american actor, tv shows, the bob cummings show, the many loves of dobie gillis, classic movies, captain eddie, the secret heart, rally round the flag boys, cat ballou, ski party, the boy with green hair,Dwayne Hickman

American director, actor of TV (Chuck MacDonald on The Bob Cummings Show; Dobie Gillis on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; The Lone Ranger; Clueless) & films (Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys!; Cat Ballou; The Secret Heart; Captain Eddie) (born May 18, 1934 – died Jan. 9, 2022; age 87). (Dwayne Hickman 1962)

Jack Higgins (nee Henry Patterson)

British screenwriter, mystery-spy-thriller novelist (Cry of the Hunter; A Prayer for the Dying; The Eagle Has Landed; The Valhalla Exchange; The Eagle Has Flown; Flight of Eagles; Midnight Runner; Angel of Death; Thunder Point; The Wrath of God) (born July 27, 1929 – died Apr. 9, 2022; age 92). (Jack Higgins 1982)

larry hillman, died 2022, june 2022 death, canadian hockey player, wha, cleveland crusaders, winnipeg jets, nhl defenceman, stanley cup champions, toronto maple leafs, detroit red wings, montreal canadiens, boston bruins, Larry Hillman (nee Lawrence Morley Hillman; brother of Wayne Hillman)

Canadian WHA (Cleveland; Winnipeg) & NHL defenceman with 6 Stanley Cups (Detroit Red Wings – 1955; Toronto Maple Leafs – 1962, ’63, ’64, 67; Montreal Canadiens – 1969; Boston; Minnesota; etc.) (born Feb. 5, 1937 died June 3, 2022; age 85). (Larry Hillman 1958: TCG Topps Gum Cards)

marsha hunt, died 2022, september 2022 death, american actress, blacklist, classic movies, gentle julia, easy to take, the human comedy, college holiday, kid glove killer, flight command, pride and prejudice, tv shows, pecks bad girlMarsha Hunt (nee Marcia Virginia Hunt; aka Mrs. Robert Presnell Jr.)

Blacklisted American actress of TV (Peck’s Bad Girl; Empire State Building Murders) & films (Gentle Julia; Easy to Take; The Human Comedy; College Holiday; Long Shot; Flight Command; Kid Glove Killer; Pride and Prejudice) (born Oct. 17, 1917 – died Sept. 7, 2022; age 104). (Marsha Hunt 1947)

william hurt, born march 20, died march 2022, american actor, movies, altered states, body heat, the big chill, gorky park, kiss of the spider woman, children of a lesser god, broadcast news, the accidental tourist, michael, lost in space, a history of violence, syriana, William Hurt

Oscar-winning American actor (Altered States; The Big Chill; Gorky Park; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Body Heat; Children of a Lesser God; Broadcast News; The Accidental Tourist; Michael) (born Mar. 20, 1950died Mar. 13, 2022; age 81). William Hurt died of prostate cancer. (William Hurt 2005: Tony Shek)

gregory itzin, died 2022, july 2022 death, american character actor, tv shows, 24, murder one, the mentalist, covert affairs, strip mall, something wilder, movies, float, the fabulous baker boys, original sin, born to be wild, Gregory Itzin

American actor of TV (President Charles Logan on 24; Murder One; The Mentalist; Covert Affairs; Strip Mall; Something Wilder; Profiler) & films (Float; The Fabulous Baker Boys; Original Sin; Born to Be Wild; Making Contact) (born Apr. 20, 1948 – died July 8, 2022; age 74). (Gregory Itzin Illustration)

Susan Jacks (nee Susan Pesklevits)

Canadian singer-songwriter solo (I Thought of You Again; Another Woman’s Man), and with The Poppy Family (Which Way You Goin’ Billy?; Where Evil Grows; That’s Where I Went Wrong; Good Friends; You Don’t Know What Love Is) (born Aug. 19, 1948 – died Apr. 25, 2022; age 73). (Susan Jacks 2008 Photo: WBH

joni james, died 2022, february 2022 death, american singer, why dont you believe me, your cheatin heart, how important can it be, have you heard, you are my love, almost always, my love my loveJoni James (nee Giovanna Carmella Babbo)

American pop music singer (Why Don’t You Believe Me?; Your Cheatin’ Heart; How Important Can It Be?; Have You Heard?; You Are My Love; Almost Always; My Love, My Love; You’re Fooling Someone; Is It Any Wonder?) (born Sept. 22, 1930 – died Feb. 20, 2022; age 91). (Joni James 1962: MGM Records

l q jones, died 2022, july 2022 death, american actor, character actor, tv shows, lassie, the virginian, gunsmoke, cheyenne, charlies angels, movies, the patriot, an annapolis story, white line feverL. Q. Jones (nee Justus Ellis McQueen Jr.)

American character actor of TV (The Virginian; Gunsmoke; Cheyenne; Charlie’s Angels; Black Saddle; Rawhide; Perry Mason; The Big Valley; The F.B.I.; Ironside; Cannon) & movies (The Patriot; An Annapolis Story; White Line Fever; Battle Cry) (born Aug. 19, 1927 – died July 9, 2022; age 94). (L. Q. Jones 1961 Lassie)

leslie jordan, died 2022, october 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, will and grace, american horror story, hearts afire, movies, the united states vs billie holliday, southern baptist sissies, sordid lives, Leslie Jordan

Emmy Award-winning American comedian, screenwriter, & actor of TV (Will & Grace; American Horror Story; Call Me Kat; Hearts Afire) and films (The United States vs. Billie Holliday; Southern Baptist Sissies; Whoa!; Sordid Lives) (born Apr. 29, 1955 – died Oct. 24, 2022; age 67). (Leslie Jordan 2007: Phil Konstantin)

naomi judd, died 2022, april 2022 death, country music, american singer, songwriter, the judds, hit songs, mama hes crazy, why not me, give a little love, love is alive, have mercy, cry myself to sleep, turn it looseNaomi Judd (nee Diana Ellen Judd)

Country Music Hall of Fame American singer-songwriter with daughter Wynona Judd, as The Judds (Mama He’s Crazy; Why Not Me; Give A Little Love; Love is Alive; Have Mercy; Cry Myself to Sleep; Turn it Loose; Grandpa) (born Jan. 11, 1946 – died Apr. 30, 2022; age 76). (Naomi Judd 2012: State Farm)

sally kellerman, celebrity, died 2022, american actress, movies, mash, brewster mccloud, the last of the red hot lovers, the player, lost horizon, its my party, the boynton beach club, the boston strangler, welcome to laSally Kellerman

American actress of TV & films (MASH; Brewster McCloud; The Last of the Red Hot Lovers; The Player; Lost Horizon; It’s My Party; Welcome to L.A.; The Boynton Beach Club; The Boston Strangler; The April Fools; The Third Day) (born June 2, 1937 – died Feb. 24, 2022; age 84). (Sally Kellerman 1979: Alan Light)

hardy kruger, died 2022, january 22 death, german actor, movies, the one that got away, the flight of the phoenix, hatari, sundays and cybele, the secret of santa vittoria, the red tent, what the peeper saw, paper tiger, barry lyndon, a bridge too far, the wild geese, Hardy Krüger (nee Franz Eberhard August Krüger)

German film actor (Hatari!; The Flight of the Phoenix; Barry Lyndon; The Secret of Santa Vittoria; A Bridge Too Far; The Wild Geese; The Uninhibited; What the Peeper Saw; The Red Tent; Paper Tiger; Taxi for Tobruk) (born Apr. 12, 1928 – died Jan. 19,  2022; age 93) (Hardy Krüger 1957 The One That Got Away

alan ladd jr, born october 22nd, american movie producer, mgm, fox films, the ladd company, the right stuff, chariots of fire, gone baby gone, braveheart, moonstruck, star wars, alien, the boys from brazil, the man in the iron mask, police academyAlan Ladd Jr. 

American film executive & producer (The Right Stuff; Chariots of Fire; Gone Baby Gone; Braveheart; The Boys From Brazil; Moonstruck; Star Wars; Alien; Young Frankenstein; The Man in the Iron Mask; Police Academy; Blade Runner) (born Oct. 22, 1937 – died Mar. 2, 2022; age 84). (Alan Ladd Jr. 1959)

guy lafleur, died 2022, april 2022 death, canadian hockey player, hockey hall of fame, right winger, montreal canadiens player, stanley cup champion, quebec nordiques, the flower, le demon blond, nhl, art ross, hart memorial, conn smyth Guy Lafleur (“The Flower“; “Le Démon Blond“)

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian NHL right-winger (Montreal Canadiens 1971-1985, 5 Stanley Cups; Quebec Nordiques), record-setting trophy winner (Conn Smyth; Art Ross; Hart Memorial) (born Sept. 20, 1951 – died Apr. 22, 2022; age 70). (Guy Lafleur 2013: Patrick68)

angela lansbury, died october 2002, 2022 death, british actress, film star, tv shows, murder she wrote, jessica fletcher, classic movies, gaslight, the manchurian candidate, harlow, bedknobs and broomsticks, the mirror crackd, national velvet, blue hawaiiAngela Lansbury (married Peter Shaw; ex of Richard Cromwell)

Grammy, Tony & Oscar-winning British-Irish actress of stage, TV (Jessica Fletcher on Murder, She Wrote) & films (Gaslight; The Manchurian Candidate; Harlow; Bedknobs and Broomsticks; The Mirror Crack’d; National Velvet) (born Oct. 16, 1925 – died Oct. 11, 2022; age 96). (Angela Lansbury 1947)

linda lawson, died 2022, may 2022 death, american singer, actress, tv shows, adventures in paradise, dont call me charlie, ben casey, movies, apache rifles, night tide, sometimes a great notion, lets kill uncleLinda Lawson

American singer-actress of TV (Don’t Call Me Charlie; Adventures in Paradise; Ben Casey; That’s Life; Sea Hunt; The Real McCoys; 77 Sunset Strip) & movies (Apache Rifles; Night Tide; Sometimes a Great Notion; Let’s Kill Uncle) (born Jan. 14, 1936 – died May 18, 2022; age 86). (Linda Lawson 1959: ABC Television)

richard leakey, died 2022, january 2022 death, british kenyan, wildlife conservationist, kenyan wildlife service, paleoanthropologist, skull discovery, homo rudolfensis, homo erectus, national museum of kenya, anthropology, louis leakey son, Richard Leakey

Kenyan wildlife conservationist (Kenyan Wildlife Service; NGO WildlifeDirect; Turkana Basin Institute), paleoanthropologist (Homo rudolfensis & Homo erectus skulls discoverer) & Natl Museum of Kenya Director (born Dec. 19, 1944 – died Jan. 2, 2022; age 77). (Richard Leakey 2010: Ed Schipul)

Jerry Lee Lewisjerry lee lewis, died 2022, october 2022 death, american musician, rock and roll, hall of fame, pianist, rock singer, songwriter, great balls of fire, whole lotta shaking going on, breathless, grammy award (cousin of Mickey Gilley & Jimmy Swaggart)

Grammy Award-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame American pianist and singer-songwriter (High School Confidential; Great Balls of Fire; Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On; What’d I Say; Breathless; Invitation to Your Party) (born Sept. 29, 1935 – died Oct. 28, 2022; age 87). (Jerry Lee Lewis 1958)

ray liotta, died 2022, may 2022 death, american producer, character actor, emmy award, tv shows, soap operas, another world, shades of blue, movies, something wild,goodfellas, field of dreams, cop land, corinna corinna, unlawful entryRay Liotta (nee Raymond Allen Liotta)

Emmy-winning American producer & actor of TV (Shades of Blue; Another World) and movies (Goodfellas; Field of Dreams; Cop Land; Blow; Something Wild; Corrina, Corrina; Unlawful Entry; Dominick and Eugene; Narc) (born Dec. 18, 1954 – died May 26, 2022; age 67). (Ray Liotta 2014: Georges Biard)

jimmy lydon, died 2022, march 2022 death, american actor, classic movies, life with father,  the middleton family at the worlds fair, tom browns school days, henry aldrich for president, tv producer, 77 sunset strip, mashJimmy Lydon (nee James J. Lydon)

American actor of TV (77 Sunset Strip; M*A*S*H; Wagon Train; Love That Jill; Cannon) & films (Henry Aldrich for President; Tom Brown’s School Days; Little Men; The Middleton Family at the World’s Fair; The Time of Your Life) (born May 30, 1923 – died Mar. 9, 2022; age 98) (Jimmy Lydon 1947 Life With Father)

loretta lynn, died 2022, october 2022 death, american singer, country music, hall of fame, songwriter, im a honky tonk girl, coal miners daughter, the pill, louisiaina woman mississippi man, you aint woman enough, here i am againLoretta Lynn (nee Loretta Webb)

Grammy-winning Country Music Hall of Fame American singer & songwriter (I’m a Honky Tonk GirlCoal Miner’s Daughter; The Pill; Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’; Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man; You Ain’t Woman Enough) (born Apr. 14, 1932 – died Oct. 4, 2022; age 90). (Loretta Lynn 1980)

stuart margolin, born january 31, american director, screenwriter, actor, tv shows, the rockford files, angel martin, love american style, bret maverick, movies, lanigans rabbi, kellys heroes, death wish, iron eagle iiStuart Margolin

American director, screenwriter & actor of TV (Angel on The Rockford Files; Love, American Style; Touched By An Angel; Hill Street Blues; Bret Maverick) and movies (Kelly’s Heroes; Death Wish; Iron Eagle II; Lanigan’s Rabbi) (born Jan. 31,1940 – died Dec. 12, 2022; age 82). (Stuart Margolin 1980: Warner Bros.)

ron masak, died 2022, october 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, murder she wrote, love they neighbor, bewitched, movies, ice station zebra, second effort, evel knievel, harper valley pta, tora tora tora, angels on tapRon Masak (nee Ronald Alan Masak; cousin of Michael Gross, Mary Gross)

American actor of TV (Sheriff Metzger on Murder, She Wrote; Bewitched; Love Thy Neighbor; Once an Eagle; Police Story; Webster; The Law; Quincy M.E.) & films (Ice Station Zebra; Second Effort; Harper Valley P.T.A.; Tora! Tora! Tora!) (born July 1, 1936 – died Oct. 20, 2022; age 86). (Ron Masak 1971 Evel Knievel)

diane mcbain, died 2022, december 2022 death, american actress, tv shows, surfside 6, general hospital, movies, spinout, parrish, claudelle inglish, black gold, the mini skirt mob, i sailed to tahiti with an all girl crewDiane McBain

American actress of TV (Daphne Dutton on Surfside 6; Claire Howard on General Hospital; Charlie’s Angels; 77 Sunset Strip, Batman) & movies (Spinout; Parrish; Claudelle Inglish; Black Gold; The Mini-Skirt Mob) (born May 18, 1941 – died Dec. 21, 2022; age 81). (Diane McBain 1962: ABC TV)

dan mccafferty, died 2022, november 2022 death, scottish songwriter, rock singer, nazareth, love hurts, broken down angel, this flight tonight, dream on, bad bay boy, holy roller, hair of the dog, razamanazDan McCafferty (nee William Daniel McCafferty)

Scottish songwriter, lead singer of rock band Nazareth (Love Hurts; Broken Down Angel; This Flight Tonight; Dream On; Shanghai’d in Shanghai; Bad, Bad Boy; Hair of the Dog; Holy Roller; Razamanaz (born Oct. 14, 1946 – died Nov. 8, 2022; age 76). (Dan McCafferty 2010: twistyfold.net from Tain, Scotland, UK)

bob mcgrath, died 2022, december 2022 death, american musician, childrens book author, singer, actor, tv shows, bob on sesame street, sing along with mitch, movies, follow that bird, the adventures of elmo in grouchlandBob McGrath (nee Robert Emmet McGrath)

American children’s book author, musician, singer (Sing Me a Story; Sesame Street Theme), & actor of TV (Bob on Sesame Street; Sing Along With Mitch), movies (Follow That Bird; The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland) (born June 13, 1932 – died Dec. 4, 2022; age 90). (Bob McGrath 2014: Rob DiCaterino)

christine mcvie, died 2022, november 2022 death, english musician, rock and roll, hall of fame, songwriter, singer, fleetwood mac, you make loving fun, say you love me, dont stop, over my head, dreams, married john mcvieChristine McVie  (nee Christine Anne Perfect; ex of John McVie)

 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Grammy-winning English keyboardist, songwriter & singer with Fleetwood Mac (You Make Loving Fun; Say You Love Me; Don’t Stop; Over My Head; Dreams) (born July 12, 1943 – died Nov. 30, 2022; age 79). Ex-partner of Dennis Wilson. (Christine McVie 2019: Raph_PH

burt metcalfe, died 2022, july 2022 death, actor, movies, the bridges at toko ri, gidget, dont give up the ship, tv shows, the canadians, father of the bride, 12 oclock high, producer, mash, screenwriter, aftermash, directorBurt Metcalfe

Canadian-American TV & film actor (Buckley Dunston on Father of the Bride; Lt. Col. Ed Chandler on 12 O’Clock High; Happy; Perry Mason; The Canadians; Gidget), TV screenwriter, director, & producer (M*A*S*H, Cutters) (born Mar. 19, 1935. – died July 27, 2022; age 87). Burt Metcalfe 1964 12 O’Clock High)

mark miller, died 2022, september 2022 death, american actor, screenwriter, tv shows, the inner flame, please dont eat the daisies, guestward ho, bright promise, movies, a walk in the clouds, savannah smiles, ginger in the morning, father penelope ann millerMark Miller (nee Claude Herbert Miller Jr.)

American TV & film actor, screenwriter (Please Don’t Eat the Daisies; Ginger in the Morning; General Hospital; Guestward Ho!; The Name of the Game; Bright Promise; The Inner Flame; Days of Our Lives; A Walk in the Clouds; Savannah Smiles) (born Nov. 20, 1924 – died Sept. 9, 2022; age 97). (Mark Miller 1961)

yvette mimieux, died 2022, january 22 death, american actress, film star, movies, the time machine, where the boys are, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, light in the piazza, diamond head, toys in the attic,Yvette Mimieux

American actress of movies (Where the Boys Are; The Time Machine; Diamond Head; Three in the Attic; Light in the Piazza; The Neptune Factor; The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse; The Black Hole) & TV (Berrenger’s) (born Jan. 8, 1942 – died Jan. 17, 2022; age 80). (Yvette Mimieux 1975 Legend of Valentino)

robert morse, died 2022, april 2022 death, american actor, tony award, emmy award, tv shows, made men, the secret storm, movies, how to succeed in business without really trying, the matchmaker, a guide for the married manRobert Morse

Tony & Emmy Award-winning actor of stage, TV (The Secret Storm; Bert Cooper on Mad Men; That’s Life; City of Angels; American Crime Story), and films (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; The Matchmaker) (born May 18, 1931 – died Apr. 20, 2022; age 90). (Robert Morse 1967 What’s My Line?)

Roger E. Mosley (nee Roger Earl Mosley)

American actor of TV (T.C. on Magnum, P.I.; Rude Awakening) & movies (Leadbelly; Sweet Jesus, Preacherman; Unlawful Entry; The River Niger; Heart Condition; Semi-Tough; Stay Hungry; The White Lions; Pentathlon; The Greatest) (born Dec. 18, 1938 – died Aug. 7, 2022; age 83). Roger E. Mosley died of injures from a car accident.

olivia newton john, australian singer, i honestly love you, please me please, have you never been mellow, summer nights, hopelessly devoted to you, grammy awards, actress, film star, movies, grease, xanaduOlivia Newton-John

Grammy-winning English-Australian singer (I Honestly Love You; Have You Never Been Mellow; If You Love Me Let Me Know; Hopelessly Devoted to You) & actress (Grease) (born Sept. 26, 1948 – died Aug. 8, 2022; age 73). Olivia Newton-John died of breast cancer. (Olivia Newton-John 2012: Eve Rinaldi)

nichelle nichols, died 2022, july 2022 death, african american actress, tv shows, star trek, lieutenant uhura, movies, white orchid, snow dogs, this bitter earth, the supernaturalsNichelle Nichols (nee Grace Dell Nichols)

NASA recruiter, American actress of stage, TV (Lt. Uhura on Star Trek; Heroes; The Young and the Restless), & movies (Snow Dogs; Star Trek: The Motion Picture & film sequels; The Supernaturals; White Orchid; This Bitter Earth (born Dec. 28, 1932 – died July 30, 2022; age 89). (Nichelle Nichols 1979: Alan Light)

james olson, died 2022, april 2022 death,  american actor, movies, rachel rachel, the andromeda strain, wild rovers, the groundstar conspiracy, ragtime, amityville ii, tv shows, the life of mickey mantleJames Olson

 American actor of stage, radio, TV (Hawaii Five-O; The F.B.I.; Mannix; The Streets of San Francisco; The Life of Mickey Mantle) & films (The Andromeda Strain; Ragtime; Amityville II: The Possession; The Groundstar Conspiracy) (born Oct. 8, 1930died Apr. 17, 2022; age 91). (James Olson 1974 Movin’ On)

Irene Papas (nee Irini Lelekou; aka Irene Pappas)irene papas, died 2022, september 2022 death, greek singer, actress, film star, classic movies, zorba the greek, the moon spinners, the trojan women, the guns of navarone, electra, into the night, captain corellis mandolin, lion of the desert, a dream of kings

Greek singer & film actress (Zorba the Greek; The Moon-Spinners; The Trojan Women; The Guns of Navarone; Electra; Into the Night; Captain Corelli’s Mandolin; A Dream of Kings; Anne of the Thousand Days; Lion of the Desert) (born Sept. 3, 1926 – died Sept. 14, 2022; age 96). (Irene Papas 1971)

pele birthday, nee edson arantes do nascimento, pele 1962, brazilian portuguese football player, soccer player, the beautiful game, fifa world player of the centurey, iffh world player of the centurey, ioc athlete of the century, reuters athlete of the century, 3 fifa world cup wins, worlds best soccer player, retired soccer player, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 23rd birthday, born october 23 1940Pelé is 82 (nee Edson Arantes do Nascimento)

Brazilian professional football (soccer) player voted FIFA and World Player of the Century (IFFH), and Athlete of the Century (IOC & Reuters), with 3 FIFA World Cup wins (1958, 1962, 1970) (born Oct. 23, 1940 – died Dec. 29, 2022; age 82) (Pelé 1962: Joop van Bilson / Dutch National Archives)

gaylord perry, died 2022, december 2022 death, baseball hall of fame, american baseball player, right handed pitcher, mlb all star, san francisco giants, cleveland indians, cy young award, texas rangers, san diego padres, major league baseballGaylord Perry

Baseball Hall of Fame American right-handed MLB pitcher (San Francisco Giants; Cleveland Indians – 1972 AL Cy Young Award; Texas Rangers; San Diego Padres – 1978 NL Cy Young Award), MLB All-Star (born Sept. 15, 1938 – died Dec. 1, 2022; age 84). (Gaylord Perry 2007: Insomnia Cured Here)

nehemiah persoff, died 2022, april 2022 deaths, palestinian american actor, 1950s movies, the wild party, street of sinners, some like it hot, green mansions, al capone, fate is the hunter,yentl,  tv shows, high hopes,Nehemiah Persoff

Palestinian-American actor of TV (High Hopes; Hawaii Five-O) & movies (Street of Sinners; Some Like It Hot; Green Mansions; Al Capone; The Comancheros; A Global Affair; Fate is the Hunter; Yentl; Voyage of the Damned) (born Aug. 2, 1919 – died Apr. 5, 2022; age 102). (Nehemiah Persoff 1965 Seaway)

leslie phillips, died 2022, november 2022 death, english character actor, british voice over actor, film star, movies, carry on films, doctor in love, venus, empire of the sun, scandal, high flight, les girls, harry potter movies, Leslie Phillips (married Angela Scoular)

English character and voice over actor of radio, TV, & films (Carry On Nurse; Doctor in Love; Venus; Empire of the Sun; Scandal; High Flight; Les Girls; The Limping Man; The Sorting Hat in Harry Potter movies) (born Apr. 20, 1924 – died Nov. 7, 2022; age 98). (Leslie Phillips 2007: Caroline Bonarde Ucci)

lester piggott, died 2022, may 2022 death, british jockey, flat racing, hall of fame, champion jockey, horse racing, epsom derby, st leger stakes, epsom oaks, 2000 guineas, nijinsky, dahlia, the minstrelLester Piggott (“The Long Fellow“)

British Champions Series Hall of Fame English horse trainer, 11-time British flat racing Champion Jockey (Nijinsky, Dahlia, The Minstrel), 9X Epsom Derby, 8X St. Leger Stakes, 6X Epsom Oaks, 5X 2000 Guineas winner (born Nov. 5, 1935 – died May 29, 2022; age 86). (Lester Piggott 1958: The Evening Star)

anita pointer, died 2022, december 2022 death, african american singer, songwriter, country music, too many times, grammy awards, the pointer sisters, fire, jump for my love, im so excited, neutron dance, slow hand, hes so shy, fairytaleAnita Pointer (sister of Bonnie, June, & Ruth Pointer; cousin of Paul Silas)

Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter (Too Many Times) solo & with The Pointer Sisters (Fire; Jump [For My Love]; He’s So Shy; Neutron Dance; I’m So Excited; Automatic; Fairytale; Slow Hand; Jada) (born Jan. 23, 1948 – died Dec. 31, 2022; age 74). (Anita Pointer 1980: Aaron Rapport

sidney poitier, died january 2022, january 2022 death, bahamian american, black actor, film director, movies, cry the beloved country, blackboard jungle, the defiant ones, porgy and bess, a raisin in the sun, lilies of the field, a patch of blue, to sir with love, in the heat of the night, guess whos coming to dinner, for love of ivySidney Poitier

Oscar-winning Bahamian-American director & actor (Lilies of the Field; To Sir, with Love; In the Heat of the Night; Porgy and Bess; Shoot to Kill; Blackboard Jungle; A Raisin in the Sun; The Jackal; Hanky Panky; Buck and the Preacher) (born Feb. 20, 1927 – died Jan. 6, 2022; age 94). (Sidney Poitier 1968)

Queen Elizabeth IIqueen elizabeth ii, english monarch, queen of the united kingdom, britain monarchy, royalty, king george vi daughter, king charles iii mother, married prince philip (nee Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of York)

Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, Britain’s longest-lived monarch. Daughter of King George VI, mother of King Charles III, wife of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Apr. 21, 1926 – died Sept. 8, 2022; age 96). (Princess Elizabeth / Queen Elizabeth II 1953)

ivan reitman, born october 27th, czechoslovakian canadian, filmmaker, comedies, movies, meatballs, stripes, legal eagles, ghostbusters, twins, kindergarten cop, fathers day, six days seven nights, beethoven, old school, eurotrip, up in the air, Ivan Reitman

Czechoslovakian-Canadian filmmaker (Ghostbusters; Legal Eagles; Meatballs; Twins; Stripes; Kindergarten Cop; Animal House; Beethoven; Road Trip; Dave; Hitchcock; Up in the Air; Six Days, Seven Nights; Father’s Day) (born Oct. 27, 1946 – died Feb. 12, 2022; age 75). (Ivan Reitman 2018 Photo: GabboT

bill russell, died 2022, july 2022 death, african american basketball player, nba center boston celtics, nba mvp, nba all star, nba coach, nba champions, 1956 olympics, gold medalist, team usa    basketball coach, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, february 12th birthday, born february 12 1934Bill Russell (nee William Felton Russell)

National Collegiate + Naismith Memorial Basketball Halls of Fame centre (Boston Celtics – 11X NBA champs), 5X NBA MVP & 12X All-Star, NBA coach (Boston Celtics – 2X  champ), & 1956 Olympic gold medalist (born Feb. 12, 1934 – died July 31, 2022; age 88) (Bill Russell 1957: John G. Zimmerman)

Peter Robinson

Canadian Anthony & Macavity Award-winning mystery novelist (Caedmon’s Song), creator of the Inspector Alan Banks series (Gallows View, Innocent Graves, In a Dry Season, Watching the Dark, Cold is the Grave; Many Rivers to Cross; Wednesday’s Child) (born Mar. 17, 1950died Oct. 4, 2022; age 72). (Peter Robinson 2010 Photo: Georges Seguin)

mitchell ryan, died 2022, january 2002 death, american actor, tv shows, dark shadows the vampire curse, dharma and greg, general hospital, movies, monte walsh, magnum force, high plains drifter, lethal weapon, electra glife in blue, the friends of eddy coyle, Mitchell Ryan 

American actor of TV (Dark Shadows: The Vampire Curse; Dharma & Greg; General Hospital; Santa Barbara; Executive Suite) & films (Monte Walsh; Magnum Force; High Plains Drifter; Lethal Weapon; Electra Glide in Blue) (born Jan. 11, 1934 – died Mar. 4, 2022; age 88). (Mitchell Ryan 1973: NBC)

bobby rydell, died 2022, april 2022 death, 1960s teen idol, american singer, hit songs, wild one, volare, the cha cha cha, actor, tv teen club regular, 1960s movies, film star, bye bye birdie, Bobby Rydell is 79 (nee Robert Louis Ridarelli)

American 60s teen idol, rock & roll singer (Wild One; Volare; Swingin’ School; Forget Him; We Got Love; The Cha-Cha), actor of movies (Bye Bye Birdie) and TV (The Milton Berle Show; TV Teen Club) (born Apr. 26, 1942 – died Apr. 5, 2022; age 79). Bobby Rydell died of pneumonia complications. (Bobby Rydell 1960)

bob saget, died 2022, january 2022 death, american comedian, stand up comedy, actor, tv shows, sitcoms, full house, danny tanner, americas funniest home videos, how i met your mother, narrator, host, surviving suburbia,Bob Saget (nee Robert Lane Saget)

American comedian, screenwriter, host & actor of films & TV (Danny Tanner on Full House & Fuller House; America’s Funniest Home Videos; How I Met Your Mother narrator; Surviving Suburbia; Raising Dad) (born May 17, 1956 – died Jan. 9, 2022; age 65). (Bob Saget 2015: Behind the Velvet Rope TV)

borje salming, died 2022, november 2022 death, hockey hall of fame, swedish hockey player, nhl defenceman, toronto maple leafs, detroit red wingsBörje Salming (nee Anders Börje Salming; “The King”)

Hockey Hall of Fame Swedish professional ice hockey player (Brynäs; AIK), 17-year NHL defenceman (Toronto Maple Leafs; Detroit Red Wings) (born Apr. 17, 1951 – died Nov. 24, 2022; age 71). Börje Salming had ALS when he died. (Börje Salming 2012: Frankie Fouganthin)

vin scully, died 2022, august 2022 death, american announcer, sportscaster, broadcaster, cbs sports, mlb, los angeles dodgers, narrator, tv shows, host, the vin scully show, it takes two, occasional wife, movies, for love of the gameVin Scully (nee Vincent Edward Scully)

American sportscaster (CBS; NBC), MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers announcer from 1950 to 2016, narrator, host & personality of TV (The Vin Scully Show; It Takes Two; Occasional Wife) and feature films (For Love of the Game) (born Nov. 29, 1927died Aug. 2, 2022; age 94). (Vin Scully 1985: Jayne Kamin)

jim seals, died 2022, june 2022 death, american songwriter, its never too late, musician, singer, seals and crofts, hit songs, summer breeze, diamond girl, get closer, we may never pass this way again, put your hands where my eyes could seeJim Seals (nee James Eugene Seals)

Songwriter-singer with Seals and Crofts (Summer Breeze; Diamond Girl; Get Closer; We May Never Pass This Way [Again]; I’ll Play For You; You’re the Love; Hummingbird; Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See) (born Oct. 17, 1941 – died June 6, 2022; age 80). (Jim Seals 1975: Warner Brothers Records)

charles siebert, died 2022, may 2022 death, american director, tv show, xena warrior princess, actor, trapper john md, one day at a time, husbands wives and lovers, search for tomorrow, barnaby jones, as the world turns, another worldCharles Siebert

American TV director (Xena, Warrior Princess), actor of movies & TV (Dr. Stanley Riverside on Trapper John, M.D.; One Day at a Time; Search for Tomorrow; Barnaby Jones; As The World Turns; All in the Family; Another World) (born Mar. 9, 1938 – died May 1, 2022; age 84). (Charles Siebert 1982: AP)

tony sirico, died 2022, july 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, the sopranos, walnuts gualtieri, movies, goodfellas, 29th street, it had to be  you, mighty aphrodite, dead presidents, cop land, the last fight, mob queen, sarah qTony Sirico (nee Genaro Anthony Sirico Jr.)

American actor of TV (Paulie “Walnuts” Gualtieri on The Sopranos; Family Guy) and movies (Goodfellas; 29th Street; It Had To Be You; Mighty Aphrodite; Dead Presidents; Cop Land; Mob Queen; Sarah Q) (born July 29, 1942 – died July 8, 2022; age 79). (Tony Sirico 2010: MaxMercy at English Wikipedia

paul sorvino, died 2022, july 2022 death, american actor, tv shows, law and order, chiefs, movies, cruising, cover me, goodfellas, romeo and juliet, the day of the dolphin, that championship season, a touch of class, made for each otherPaul Sorvino (father of Michael Sorvino & Mira Sorvino)

American actor of TV (ChiefsLaw & Order; That’s Life & movies (Cruising; Cover Me; Made for Each Other; Bloodbrothers; That Championship Season; A Touch of Class; The Day of the Dolphin; Goodfellas; Romeo and Juliet) (born Apr. 13, 1939 – died July 25, 2022; age 83). (Paul Sorvino 2010:: David Shankbone) 

ronnie spector, died 2022, january 2022 death, american singer, girl groups, the ronettes. lead singer, hit songs, be my baby, baby i love you, walking in the rain, the best part of breakin up, born to be together, take me home tonight, rock and roll hall of fame,Ronnie Spector (nee Veronica Yvette Bennett; aks Mrs. Phil Spector)

Grammy and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame American lead singer of The Ronettes (Be My Baby; Baby, I Love You; Walking in the Rain [The Best Part of] Breakin’ Up; Born to Be Together; Sleigh Ride; Do I Love You?; So Young) (born Aug. 10, 1943 – died Jan. 12, 2022; age 78) (Ronnie Spector 1966: James Kriegsmann)

larry storch, died 2022, july 2022 death, american comedian, impressionist, voice over artist, cartoon voices, movies, 40 pounds of trouble, captain newman md, the great race, tv shows, f troop, koko the clown, the doris day showLarry Storch (nee Lawrence Samuel Storch)

American voice artist, actor of stage, TV (F Troop; Out of the Inkwell & Koko the Clown shorts; The Queen and I; The Doris Day Show), & movies (40 Pounds of Trouble, Captain Newman, M.D.; The Great Race; The Last Blitzkrieg) (born Jan. 8, 1923 – died July 8, 2022; age 99). (Larry Storch 1967: ABC Television)

peter straub, died 2022, september 2022 death, american writer, bram stoker award, fantasy horror books, novelist, author, koko, ghost story, the talisman, in the night room, if you could see me now, floating dragon, the throatPeter Straub

Bram Stoker Award-winning American fantasy-horror author (Koko; Ghost Story; The Talisman; In the Night Room; If You Could See Me Now; Floating Dragon; The Throat; Black House; Lost Boy, Lost Girl; Mystery; Julia) (born Mar. 2, 1943 – died Sept. 4, 2022; age 79). (Peter Straub 2009: KyleCassidy)

joe e tata 81, joe e tata 1966, american actor, 1960s tv shows, gomer pyle usmc joey, no time for sergeants private neddick, batman goon tallow, 1970s television shows, the rockford files solly marshall, police story guest star, mannix guest star, mission impossible guest star, adam 12 guest star, the fbi guest star, 1980s television series, hill street blues fratello, 1980s tv soap operas, general hospital rudy king, days of our lives warren, 1990s tv series, beverly hills 90210 nat bussichio, 2010s television series 90210 nat bussichio, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, september 13th birthdays, born september 13 1936Joe. E. Tata

American actor of TV (Nat Bussichio on Beverly Hills, 90210 and 90210; Batman; The Rockford Files; General Hospital; Days of Our Lives; Hill Street Blues; The F.B.I.; Adam-12; Mission: Impossible) & movies (Love is Like That) (born Sept. 13, 1936 – died Aug. 24, 2022; age 85). Joe E. Tata had Alzheimer’s

Judy Tenuta (“The Love Goddess“)

Grammy Award-winning American comedienne, voice over artist, host & actress of TV (Hollywood Squares; Comics Unleashed), movies (Desperation Boulevard; Love Bites; Garlic & Gunpowder), author (The Power of Judyism) (born Nov. 7, 1956 – died Oct. 6, 2022; age 72). Judy Tenuta died of ovarian cancer.

jean louis trintignant, died 2022, june 2022 death, french actor, movie star, films, and god created woman, the seven deadly sins, is paris burning, a man and a woman, flic story, happy end, the best years of a life, other peoples money, Jean-Louis Trintignant

French film actor (The Seven Deadly Sins; Is Paris Burning?; The Sunday Woman; Other People’s Money; A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later; Flic Story; Happy End; Rendez-vous; The Best Years of a Life) (born Dec. 11, 1930 – died June 17, 2022; age 91). (Jean-Louis Trintignant 1956 …And God Created Woman Trailer)

joe turkel, died 2022, june 2022 death, american character actor, classic tv shows, tombstone territory, movies, blade runner, paths of glory, the commitment, the shining, the bonnie parker story, man crazy, the dark side of the moon,Joe Turkel (nee Joseph Turkel)

American actor of TV (Bonanza; The Lone Ranger) & films (Blade Runner; Paths of Glory; The Commitment; The Shining; The Killing; The Glass Wall; The Bonnie Parker Story; Inside Detroit; The Dark Side of the Moon) (born July 15, 1927 – died June 27, 2022; age 94). (Joe Turkel 1960 Tombstone Territory)

Ian Tysonian tyson, died 2022, december 2022 death, canadian singer, folk music, songwriter, country music hall of fame, four strong winds, someday soon, fifty years ago, springtime in alberta, lights of laramie, married sylvia fricker tyson, author, la primera (ex of Sylvia Fricker Tyson)

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (Four Strong Winds; Someday Soon; Fifty Years Ago; Springtime in Alberta; Lights of Laramie), TV host (The Ian Tyson Show), & young adult fiction author (La Primera) (born Sept. 25, 1933 – died Dec. 29, 2022; age 89). (Ian Tyson 1971: IFA)

jerry verdorn, born november 23rd, american actor, television shows, soap operas, one life to live, clint buchanan, guiding light, ross marler, made for tv movies, the cradle will fall, daytime emmy awards,Jerry verDorn

Daytime Emmy Award-winning American actor of TV soap operas (Clint Buchanan on One Life to Live, 2005-2013; Ross Marler / Todd MacKenzie / Hoss on Guiding Light, 1979-2005) (born Nov. 23, 1949died May 1, 2022; age 72). Jerry verDorn died of cancer. (Jerry verDorn 1985: King World Productions

adam wade, died 2022, july 2022 death, african american singer, actor, tv shows, 1st black game show host, musical chairs, good times, soap operas, the guiding light, search for tomorrow, singer, ruby, take good care of her, as if i didnt know, the writing on the wall, movies, shaft, come back charleston blue, Adam Wade (nee Patrick Henry Wade)

American singer (Ruby; The Writing on the Wall; Take Good Care of Her; As If I Didn’t Know; Tell Her For Me; I Can’t Help It), actor and host of television (Search for Tomorrow; Musical Chairs) & films (Claudine) (born Mar. 17, 1935 – died July 7, 2022; age 87). (Adam Wade 1964: Epic Records)

barbara walters, died december 30, 2022 death, american author, tv news anchor, journalist, interviewer, the today show, abc evening news, 2020, 10 most fascinating people, daytime emmy, tv hall of fameBarbara Walters (ex of Lee Guber, Merv Adelson)

Daytime Emmy-winning TV Hall of Fame American author, news hostess & journalist (The View; The Today ShowABC Evening News; 20/20; 10 Most Fascinating People interviewer – Fidel Castro) (born Sept. 25, 1929 – died Dec. 30, 2022; age 93). (Barbara Walters 2004: John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com)

fred ward, died 2022, may 2022 death, american actor, movies, the right stuff, remo williams the adventure begins, henry and june, escape from alcatraz, silkwood, tremors, uncommon valor, miami blues, thunderheart, sweet home alabamaFred Ward (nee Freddie Joe Ward)

American actor of movies (The Right Stuff; Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins; Henry and June; Silkwood; Tremors; Uncommon Valor; Miami Blues; Thunderheart; Sweet Home Alabama) and TV (ER) (born Dec. 30, 1942 – died May 8, 2022; age 79). (Fred Ward 1979 Escape From Alcatraz Trailer)

david warner, died 2022, july 2022 death, english actor, british film star, movies, time after time, the open, the disappearance, the island, the lost world, time bandits, the french lieutenants woman, tron, scream , wing commanderDavid Warner 

Emmy-winning English actor of TV & films (Time After Time; The Omen; The Disappearance; The Island; The Lost World; Time Bandits; TRON; The French Lieutenant’s Woman; Scream 2; Wing Commander) (born July 29, 1941 – died July 24, 2022; age 80). (David Warner 2013: Rory Lewis Photographer)

kenneth welsh, died 2022, may 2022 death, canadian actor, tv shows, twin peaks, the practice, empire inc, lodge 49, the divide, movies, the house on carroll street, the day after tomorrow, the aviator, absolute power, the freshman, the january man, timecop, the art of the stealKenneth Welsh (aka Ken Welsh)

Canadian actor of TV (Twin Peaks; The Practice) & films (The House on Carroll Street; The Day After Tomorrow; The Aviator; Absolute Power; The Freshman; The January Man; Timecop) (born Mar. 30, 1942 – died May 5, 2022; age 80). (Kenneth Welsh 1986 Empire: Metromedia Producers Corporation)

Stuart Woods

American mystery author and thriller novelist (Chiefs & Will Lee series; New York Dead & Stone Barrington series; Orchid Beach & Holly Barker series; Sante Fe Rules & Ed Eagle series; White Cargo; Palindrome; Under the Lake; Dead Eyes; Severe Clear; Unnatural Acts) (born Jan. 9, 1938 – died July 22, 2022; age 84. (Stuart Woods 2008 Photo: Mark Coggins)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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