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Ugo Tognazzi(† 68)

Actor | Cremona, Lombardy, Italy
† died 30 years ago

Ugo Tognazzi (23 March 1922 – 27 October 1990) was an Italian actor, director, and screenwriter.

† 68, 10/27/1990

Lída Baarová(† 86)

Actress
† died 20 years ago

Lída Baarová (born Ludmila Babková; 7 September 1914 – 27 October 2000) was a Czech-Austrian actress who for two years was the mistress of the Nazi propaganda minister of Germany, Joseph Goebbels.

† 86, 10/27/2000

Morey Amsterdam(† 87)

Actor | Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
† died 24 years ago

Moritz "Morey" Amsterdam (December 14, 1908 – October 27, 1996) was an American actor and comedian. He played Buddy Sorrell on CBS's The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966.

† 87, 10/27/1996

Rudolph Maté(† 66)

Crew | Krakau, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland]
† died 56 years ago

Rudolph Maté (21 January 1898 – 27 October 1964), born Rudolf Mayer, was a Polish-Hungarian-American cinematographer, film director and film producer who worked as cameraman and cinematographer in Hungary, Austria, Germany, France and the United Kingdom, before moving to Hollywood in the mid 1930s.

† 66, 10/27/1964

Kyôko Enami(† 76)

Actress | Tokyo, Japan
† died 2 years ago

Kyoko Enami (江波 杏子, Enami Kyōko, 15 October 1942 – 27 October 2018) was a Japanese film and television actress.

† 76, 10/27/2018

Rafael Banquells(† 73)

Actor | La Habana - Cuba
† died 30 years ago

Rafael Banquells (June 25, 1917 – October 27, 1990) born Rafael Banquells Garafulla was an actor, director and TV producer known in Mexico as Rafael Banquells. Rafael Banquells Garafulla was born on June 25, 1917 in La Habana, Cuba. His parents were actors in Spain. He began his career as a movies actor in 1940. He was married three times. His wives were actresses. First he married Blanca de Castejón (deceased). He was then married to the actress and TV producer Silvia Pinal and they had a daughter, Sylvia Pasquel; and he was last married to the actress Dina de Marco. Their children are José Manuel, Rocío Banquells, Mary Paz, Ariadne and Rafael II. Rafael died on October 27, 1990 in Mexico City, at the age of 73. The name of this actor and director is written with Golden letters in the history of Mexican televisión, movies and theater.

† 73, 10/27/1990

Wacław Kowalski(† 74)

Actor | Gżatsk [present Gagarin] Russia
† died 30 years ago

Wacław Kowalski (2 May 1916 – 27 October 1990) was a Polish actor. He appeared in more than eighty films from 1947 to 1983.

† 74, 10/27/1990

Paul Frankeur(† 69)

Actor | Paris, France
† died 46 years ago

Paul Frankeur (29 June 1905 - 27 October 1974) was a French actor who appeared in films by Jacques Tati (Jour de fête) and Luis Buñuel (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie and The Phantom of Liberty). He was sometimes credited as Paul Francoeur.

† 69, 10/27/1974

Rosamund John(† 85)

Actress | London, England
† died 22 years ago

Rosamund John (19 October 1913 – 27 October 1998), born Nora Rosamund Jones, was an English film and stage actress. She was born and brought up in Tottenham in North London and became a popular film and stage actress, who was known for playing gentle-mannered women. John was twice married, first to film editor Russell Lloyd, from 1943 to 1949, and then to politician John Silkin from 1950 to 1987, with whom she had one son, Rory (born 1954). She died from natural causes in London in 1998, aged 85.

† 85, 10/27/1998

Charles Hawtrey(† 73)

Actor | Hounslow, Middlesex, England, UK
† died 32 years ago

George Frederick Joffre Hartree (30 November 1914 – 27 October 1988), known as Charles Hawtrey, was an English comedy actor and musician. Beginning at an early age as a boy soprano, he made several records before moving on to radio. His later career encompassed the theatre (as both actor and director), the cinema (where he regularly appeared supporting Will Hay in the 1930s and 1940s in films such as The Ghost of St. Michael's), through the Carry On films, and television.

† 73, 10/27/1988

Betty Söderberg(† 82)

Actress | München, Germany
† died 27 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 82, 10/27/1993

Svetolik Nikačević(† 82)

Actor
† died 33 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

Known for: The Swarm, Time, Life
† 82, 10/27/1987
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Marshall Neilan(† 67)

Crew | San Bernardino, California, USA
† died 62 years ago

Marshall Ambrose "Mickey" Neilan (April 11, 1891 – October 27, 1958) was an American motion picture actor, screenwriter, film director, and producer.

† 67, 10/27/1958

Anne Phelan(† 71)

Actress
† died 1 years ago

Anne Mary Phelan (1948–27 October 2019) was an Australian actress of stage and screen who appeared in many theatre, television and film productions as well as radio and voice-over. Her television soap opera roles included Kate Ashwood in Bellbird, Myra Desmond in Prisoner (1980–1985) and Monica Taylor in Something in the Air (2000–2002), for which she won the 2000 AFI (AACTA) Award for Best Actress in a Television Drama, having previously won the 1988 AFI Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries for Poor Man's Orange. She received the Equity Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. She was also an activist for humanitarian causes.

† 71, 10/27/2019

Göran Stangertz(† 68)

Actor | Flen, Södermanland, Sweden
† died 8 years ago

Göran Nils Robert Stangertz (19 July 1944 – 27 October 2012) was a Swedish actor, director and artistic leader at Helsingborgsteatern. He won Sweden's most prestigious film award Guldbagge Award twice in the category best male leading role for his roles in Det sista äventyret ("The Last Adventure") and Spring för livet ("Run for Your Life"). From 2009 and until his death he was married to actress Kajsa Ernst. Göran Stangertz received his theatrical education in Scenskolan and Göteborg during the years 1964-1967. His first work as an actor was in the film by the novel "Bokhandlaren som slutade bada" ("A book trader that left swimming") in 1969. In 1977 he played a role of Jack in a film of one of Ulf Lundell's novels. He was participating in the humorous show "Köp mjölk, Skriv bok" ("Buy milk, write a book") when he was diagnosed with cancer, and left the work not long before the premiere.

† 68, 10/27/2012

George Merritt(† 86)

Actor | London, England, UK
† died 43 years ago

Frederick George Merritt (10 December 1890 – 27 September 1977) was an English theatre, film and television actor, often in authoritarian roles. He studied German theatre in Magdeburg, Germany, and taught at the Berlitz School at the outbreak of the First World War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914–1918. He was involved in over 50 plays at Ruhleben. He lived for many years in Lissenden Gardens, Parliament Hill, north west London.

† 86, 10/27/1977

Jacques Demy(† 59)

Crew | Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, France
† died 30 years ago

Jacques Demy (French: [ʒak dəmi]; 5 June 1931 – 27 October 1990) was a French director, lyricist, and screenwriter. He appeared in the wake of the French New Wave alongside contemporaries like Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut. Demy's films are celebrated for their visual style. Demy's style drew upon diverse sources such as classic Hollywood musicals, the documentary realism of his New Wave colleagues, fairy tales, jazz, Japanese manga, and the opera. His films contain overlapping continuity (i.e., characters cross over from film to film), lush musical scores (typically composed by Michel Legrand) and motifs like teenage love, labor rights, incest, and the intersection between dreams and reality. He is best known for the two musicals he directed in the mid-1960s: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967).

† 59, 10/27/1990

Shirley Ballard(† 87)

Actress | Los Angeles, California, USA
† died 8 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 87, 10/27/2012

Ljubica Sekulić(† 58)

Actress
† died 41 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 58, 10/27/1979

Fernand Auwera(† 85)

Crew
† died 5 years ago

Ferdinand Van der Auwera (26 November 1929, in Antwerp – 27 October 2015), pseudonym Fernand Auwera is a Belgian writer. His fragile health during his youth and its impact on his life (solitude), had an effect on his first literary work.

† 85, 10/27/2015

Branko Špoljar(† 71)

Actor
† died 35 years ago

Branko Špoljar (5 January 1914 - 27 October 1985) was a Croatian actor. He appeared in more than thirty films from 1944 to 1982.

† 71, 10/27/1985

Luis Prendes(† 85)

Actor | Melilla, España
† died 22 years ago

Luis Prendes Estrada (22 August 1913 – 27 October 1998) was a Spanish actor. He was considered one of the country's most famous movie star during the 1940s and 1950s. He was also an important figure in the country's theatre.

† 85, 10/27/1998

James M. Cain(† 85)

Crew
† died 43 years ago

James Mallahan Cain (July 1, 1892 – October 27, 1977) was an American author and journalist. Cain vehemently opposed labeling, but he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and is seen as one of the creators of the roman noir. His crime novels The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), Serenade (1937)Mildred Pierce (1941) and Double Indemnity (1944) became well known movies.

† 85, 10/27/1977

Xavier Cugat(† 90)

Actor | Girona, Catalonia, Spain
† died 30 years ago

Xavier Cugat was a popular Spanish-American bandleader. He made many appearances in Hollywood films and on television throughout the decades, from 1921.

† 90, 10/27/1990

Allan Lane(† 64)

Actor | Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
† died 47 years ago

Allan Lane (born Harry Leonard Albershardt or Albershart) was an American stage, screen, and television actor who was billed as Allan "Rocky" Lane following his Red Ryder starring roles in a series of mid-1940s Western films. Lane from 1961 to 1966 provided the voice of talking horse Mr. Ed in the 1958-1966 Mr. Ed comedic television series.

† 64, 10/27/1973

Roger Lion(† 52)

Crew
† died 86 years ago

Roger Lion (27 September 1882 – 27 October 1934) was a French film director and screenwriter.

† 52, 10/27/1934

John McNamara(† 43)

Actor
† died 52 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 43, 10/27/1968

Glen Vernon(† 76)

Actor | Fall River - Massachusetts - USA
turns 97 today

Glen Vernon (October 27, 1923 – October 27, 1999) was an American actor. Born Glenn Vernon in Fall River, Massachusetts, Vernon pursued a dramatic career upon graduation from high school. By 1944 he was established as a Broadway juvenile, and he was recruited by RKO Pictures to play a sensitive Russian soldier in the film Days of Glory. Signed to a term contract, Vernon went on to play featured roles in dramas, comedies, and musicals, among them Youth Runs Wild, Those Endearing Young Charms, Bedlam, Riverboat Rhythm, and The Woman on the Beach. Vernon usually underplayed his roles, lending his portrayals a natural charm. The RKO studio often offered its own version of another studio's popular property. When Universal Pictures had Abbott and Costello, RKO's answer was Brown and Carney. In the musical-comedy field, Universal had Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan while Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer had Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. RKO teamed its popular young players Glenn Vernon and Marcy McGuire. This pairing resulted in two features, the second being Glenn Vernon's only leading role: a hapless jazz clarinetist who can't read music, in the Hollywood-themed feature Ding Dong Williams (filmed in 1945). After McGuire angrily petitioned her bosses for her own starring vehicles, RKO released her from the payroll and dissolved the Vernon-McGuire series. RKO waited for almost a year for the public to forget the Vernon-McGuire team, and finally released Ding Dong Williams in the spring of 1946. When tycoon Howard Hughes bought the RKO studio, many of the resident contract players were dismissed; Vernon left the studio in 1947. He returned to the stage, playing in Los Angeles-area productions. He made a brief screen comeback in 1950, now billed as "Glen Vernon," as a song-and-dance man in the vaudeville revue Hollywood Varieties and as a drunken wastrel in Lucky Losers with The Bowery Boys. His movie career never regained its wartime momentum, but he continued to play small roles in motion pictures and television. One of his fellow players from Ding Dong Williams, Tommy Noonan, remembered Vernon's calm screen demeanor and cast him as an Army chaplain in his 1959 production The Rookie. On television, he portrayed a bellboy in the 1961 episode ""The Big Spender" of the television series Window on Main Street, starring Robert Yound. In the 1980s and 1990s, Vernon was cast as quaint old men, in films (So I Married an Axe Murderer) and television (Doogie Howser, M.D.,The Golden Girls). Today's audiences may recognize Glenn Vernon from a movie he never actually made: near the beginning of the famous RKO feature It's a Wonderful Life, when the bereaved pharmacist Mr. Gower gazes at a picture of his deceased son, it's a photo of Glenn Vernon.

† 76, 10/27/1999

Miyu Matsuki(† 40)

Actress | Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
† died 5 years ago

Miyu Matsuki (born as Mieko Matsuki) was a Japanese voice actress. She was affiliated with 81 Produce at the time of her death. Her scheduled and ongoing roles were taken over by Yui Horie, Kana Asumi, Yumi Kakazu, Reina Ueda and Noriko Shitaya.

† 40, 10/27/2015

Sophie Tatischeff(† 55)

Crew | Neuilly sur Seine
† died 19 years ago

Sophie Catherine Tatischeff was a French film editor and director. Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Tatischeff was the daughter of Jacques Tati and began her career as assistant editor on her father's film Play Time (1967). She also edited Trafic (1971) and Parade (1974). After Tati's death she produced a colour version of his 1949 feature Jour de fête using previously unusable colour film elements shot simultaneously with the monochrome stock. In 2001 she also re-constructed his 1978 short film Forza Bastia. Tatischeff died in Paris from lung cancer in 2001. Tati wrote a screenplay for her in 1956, which appeared as the 2010 film The Illusionist.

† 55, 10/27/2001
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