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Richard C. Sarafian(† 83)

Crew | New York City, New York
† died 6 years ago

Richard Caspar Sarafian (April 28, 1930 – September 18, 2013) was an American television and film director and actor. He compiled a versatile career that spanned over five decades as a director, actor, and writer. Sarafian is best known as the director of the 1971 film Vanishing Point.

† 83, 09/18/2013

Gabriel Jabbour(† 64)

Actor | Alexandria - Egypt
† died 32 years ago

Gabriel Jabbour est un acteur français de cinéma et de théâtre, né le 7 novembre 1922 à Alexandrie et mort d'une pneumonie ayant dégénéré en infection respiratoire, au Kremlin-Bicêtre le 18 septembre 1987. Il est enterré au cimetière de Paramé, à Saint-Malo.

† 64, 09/18/1987

Marceline Loridan-Ivens(† 90)

Crew | Épinal, France
† died 1 years ago

Marceline Loridan-Ivens (née Rozenberg; 19 March 1928 – 18 September 2018) was a French writer and film director who was married to Joris Ivens. Her memoir But You Did Not Come Back details her time in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

† 90, 09/18/2018

Edna Best(† 74)

Actress | Hove, East Sussex, England, UK
† died 45 years ago

Edna Best (3 March 1900 – 18 September 1974) was a British stage and screen actress.

† 74, 09/18/1974

John K. Butler(† 56)

Crew
† died 55 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 56, 09/18/1964

Richard H. Landau(† 79)

Crew | New York City, New York, USA
† died 26 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 79, 09/18/1993

Josef Vinklář(† 76)

Actor | Podulsí by Jicín, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]
† died 12 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

 
† 76, 09/18/2007

Klara Rumyanova(† 74)

Actress | Leningrad, USSR
† died 15 years ago

Klara M. Rumyanova (8 December 1929, Leningrad – 18 September 2004, Moscow) was a Soviet and Russian actress and singer. She was active from 1951 to 1999. Her voice was easily recognized by generations of Soviet people from their early childhood, because she voiced numerous Russian animated films and sang countless children's songs.

† 74, 09/18/2004

Bert Kalmar(† 63)

Crew | New York City, New York, USA
† died 72 years ago

Bert Kalmar (February 10, 1884 – September 18, 1947) was an American lyricist, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

† 63, 09/18/1947

Thomas Saccio(† 72)

Crew | Bloomington, Indiana, USA
† died 5 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 09/18/2014

Sheila Ryan(† 60)

Actress | Franklin Park, Illinois, USA
† died 7 years ago

A sometimes actress and former model, Ryan began her career with nude centerfolds in 1973 issues of Playboy (which she also graced the cover) and Gallery Magazines. She's best known however for her relationships, including being one of Elvis Presley's last girlfriends and for her quickie marriage to James Caan, which lasted less than two years and produced one son (actor Scott Caan).

† 60, 09/18/2012

Russ Meyer(† 82)

Crew | Oakland, California, USA
† died 15 years ago

Russell Albion "Russ" Meyer was a U.S. motion picture director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, actor and photographer. Meyer is known primarily for writing and directing a series of successful low-budget sexploitation films that featured campy humor, sly satire and large breasted women.

† 82, 09/18/2004
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Ann Shoemaker(† 87)

Actress | Brooklyn - New York - USA
† died 41 years ago

Ann Shoemaker was born on January 10, 1891, in Brooklyn, New York. She was an actress, known for My Favorite Wife (1940), The Fortune Cookie (1966) and Alice Adams (1935). She was married to Henry Stephenson. She died on September 18, 1978, in Los Angeles, California.

† 87, 09/18/1978

Frank Morgan(† 59)

Actor | New York City, New York, USA
† died 70 years ago

Francis Phillip Wuppermann (June 1, 1890 – September 18, 1949), known professionally as Frank Morgan, was an American character actor on radio, stage and film. He was best known for his appearances in films starting in the silent era in 1916, and then numerous sound films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, mostly as a contract player at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with his most celebrated performance playing the title role in The Wizard of Oz (1939). He was also briefly billed early in his career as Frank Wupperman and Francis Morgan.

† 59, 09/18/1949

Annabella(† 89)

Actress | Paris, France
† died 23 years ago

Annabella (born Suzanne Georgette Charpentier, 14 July 1907 – 18 September 1996) was a French cinema actress who appeared in 46 films between 1927 and 1952, including some Hollywood films during the late 1930s and 1940s.

† 89, 09/18/1996

Owen Marks(† 61)

Crew | England, UK
† died 59 years ago

Owen Marks (8 August 1899 – 18 September 1960) was an English film editor. Born in England, Marks spent time as a prizefighter before his film career began in 1928, when Warner Bros. contracted him as a film editor. He edited over 95 films during his tenure. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Casablanca (1942) and Janie (1944), but did not win either time. Marks died on 18 September 1960, in Los Angeles, California. His final films as editor, The Sins of Rachel Cade and Parrish, were released posthumously in 1961.

† 61, 09/18/1960

Stuart E. McGowan(† 95)

Crew
† died 20 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 95, 09/18/1999

Mitsos Ligizos(† 81)

Actor
† died 26 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

Known for: Never on Sunday
† 81, 09/18/1993

Jimi Hendrix(† 27)

Actor | Seattle, Washington, U.S.
† died 49 years ago

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. His mainstream career lasted only four years, but he is widely regarded as one of the most influential guitarists in history and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at age 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the US Army and trained as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division, but he was discharged the following year. He moved to Clarksville, Tennessee soon after and began playing gigs on the Chitlin' Circuit, earning a place in the Isley Brothers' backing band and later with Little Richard, with whom he continued to work through mid-1965. He played with Curtis Knight and the Squires before moving to England in late 1966 after being discovered by Linda Keith, who interested bassist Chas Chandler of the Animals in becoming his first manager. Within months, Hendrix earned three UK top ten hits with the Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Hey Joe", "Purple Haze", and "The Wind Cries Mary". He achieved fame in the US after his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, and his third and final studio album Electric Ladyland reached number one in the US in 1968; it was Hendrix's most commercially successful release and his only number-one album. He was the world's highest-paid performer, and he headlined the Woodstock Festival in 1969 and the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. He died from barbiturate-related asphyxia on September 18, 1970, at age 27. Hendrix was inspired by American rock and roll and electric blues. He favored overdriven amplifiers with high volume and gain, and he was instrumental in popularizing the previously undesirable sounds caused by guitar amplifier feedback. He was also one of the first guitarists to make extensive use of tone-altering effects units in mainstream rock, such as fuzz tone, Octavia, wah-wah, and Uni-Vibe. He was the first musician to use stereophonic phasing effects in recordings. Holly George-Warren of Rolling Stone writes: "Hendrix pioneered the use of the instrument as an electronic sound source. Players before him had experimented with feedback and distortion, but Hendrix turned those effects and others into a controlled, fluid vocabulary every bit as personal as the blues with which he began." In 1967, readers of Melody Maker voted Hendrix the Pop Musician of the Year, and Rolling Stone declared him the Performer of the Year in 1968. Disc and Music Echo magazine honored him with the World Top Musician of 1969, and Guitar Player named him the Rock Guitarist of the Year in 1970. The Jimi Hendrix Experience was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. Rolling Stone ranked the band's three studio albums among the 100 greatest albums of all time, and ranked Hendrix the greatest guitarist and the sixth greatest artist of all time.

† 27, 09/18/1970

Marta Heflin(† 68)

Actress
† died 6 years ago

Marta Heflin (March 29, 1945 – September 18, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in several Robert Altman films, including Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean and A Perfect Couple. Known for her waifish appearance, Heflin also acted in various New York stage musicals prior to her film career, such as Fiddler on the Roof, Hair, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Marta was the daughter of American theatre producer and journalist Julia Heflin and public relations executive Martin Heflin. She was the niece of Oscar-winning actor Van Heflin and actress Frances Heflin. After struggling with prolonged illness, Heflin died in Manhattan at the age of 68. In 2014, the Marta Heflin Foundation, a private grant-making foundation that supports the work of other charitable organizations, was set up as part of her legacy.

† 68, 09/18/2013

Rafael Corkidi(† 83)

Crew
† died 6 years ago

Rafael Corkidi Acriche (20 May 1930 – 18 September 2013) was a Mexican cinematographer, film director and screenwriter. He began his career as a cinematographer and contributed to the visual style and cinematography in three films directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky in Mexico, Fando y Lis, El Topo, and The Holy Mountain. Eventually he became a director in his own right, including films such as Angels and Cherubs, Auandar Anapu, Pafnucio Santo and Deseos, his last film before he decided to pioneer video as a mean of expression. In 2013, he was awarded the Ariel de Oro, Mexico's top film prize, for his contributions to the Mexican film industry.

† 83, 09/18/2013

Pamela Brown(† 58)

Actress
† died 44 years ago

Pamela Mary Brown (8 July 1917 – 19 September 1975) was an English stage and film actress.

† 58, 09/18/1975

Augusto Genina(† 65)

Crew | Rome, Lazio, Italy
† died 62 years ago

Augusto Genina (28 January 1892 – 18 September 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. He was a movie producer and director. Born in Rome, Genina was a drama critic and wrote comedies for the Il Mondo Magazine, under advise of Aldo de Benedetti switches to movies for the "Film d'Arte Italiana", that produces his first film "La moglie di sua eccellenza".In 1929 Genina moved to France to direct Louise Brooks in sonorized film Miss Europe. He studied sound techniques and worked in France and Germany in same but alternate languages film versions which were filmed simultaneously, before his return to Italy. He won Venice Film Festival Mussolini's cup for Best Italian Film twice, in 1936 by Lo squadrone bianco and in 1940 by The Siege of the Alcazar, both Fascist propaganda films. In 1953, he filmed Three Forbidden Stories, another version of the real accident depicted by Giuseppe De Santis one year before in Rome 11 o'clock (Roma ore 11).

† 65, 09/18/1957

José Cottinelli Telmo(† 50)

Crew
† died 71 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

Known for: A Song of Lisbon
† 50, 09/18/1948

Burton Benjamin(† 70)

Crew | Cleveland, Ohio, USA
† died 31 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 70, 09/18/1988

Mine Mutlu(† 41)

Actress
† died 29 years ago

- No description / details available yet. -

† 41, 09/18/1990

Dick Stabile(† 71)

Actor
† died 39 years ago

Dick Stabile (May 29, 1909 – September 18, 1980) was an American jazz saxophonist and bandleader.

† 71, 09/18/1980

Catrin Westerlund(† 48)

Actress | Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
† died 37 years ago

Catrin Westerlund (10 April 1934 – 18 September 1982) was a Swedish actress. She appeared in more than 40 films and television shows between 1953 and 1982.

† 48, 09/18/1982

Francis McDonald(† 77)

Actor | Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
† died 51 years ago

Francis McDonald (August 22, 1891 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor whose career spanned 52 years.

† 77, 09/18/1968

Robert N. Lee(† 74)

Crew | Butte, Montana, USA
† died 55 years ago

Robert N. Lee (12 May 1890 – 18 September 1964) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 31 films between 1922 and 1945. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay at the 4th Academy Awards for Little Caesar. He was born in Butte, Montana and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

† 74, 09/18/1964
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