† People: People who died on this day(Wed., 01/27)

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Louis de Funès(† 68)

Actor | Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France
† died 38 years ago

Louis de Funès, born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor of Spanish origin and one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel.

† 68, 01/27/1983

Claude Akins(† 67)

Actor | Nelson, Georgia, U.S.
† died 27 years ago

Claude Aubrey Akins (May 25, 1926 – January 27, 1994) was an American character actor with a long career on stage, screen, and television. He was best known as Sheriff Lobo on the 1979–1981 television series B. J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spin-off series.

† 67, 01/27/1994

Tige Andrews(† 86)

Actor | Brooklyn, New York, USA
† died 14 years ago

Tiger "Tige" Andrews (March 19, 1920 – January 27, 2007) was an American character actor. He is best remembered for his law-enforcement roles as Captain Adam Greer and Lieutenant Johnny Russo in two ABC crime drama television series: The Mod Squad, and The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor, respectively.

† 86, 01/27/2007

Emmanuelle Riva(† 89)

Actress | Cheniménil, France
† died 4 years ago

Emmanuelle Riva (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl ʁiva]; 24 February 1927 – 27 January 2017) was a French actress, best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Amour (2012). Riva was nominated for a BAFTA Award for her role in Hiroshima mon amour, and won Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for Thérèse Desqueyroux (1962). For her lead role in Michael Haneke's Amour, she won a BAFTA Award and the César Award, and was nominated for an Academy Award.

† 89, 01/27/2017

Charles Winninger(† 84)

Actor | Athens, Wisconsin, USA
† died 52 years ago

Charles J. Winninger (May 26, 1884 – January 27, 1969) was an American stage and film actor, most often cast in comedies or musicals.

† 84, 01/27/1969

Robert Kino(† 77)

Actor | Los Angeles, California, USA
† died 22 years ago

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† 77, 01/27/1999

William Ho Ka-Kui(† 66)

Actor | Hong Kong, China
† died 6 years ago

Ho Ka-Kui is the first of the "four wicked people" in the Hong Kong entertainment industry. He was very peaceful in his life. In his early years, he used his intelligence and wisdom to make money and join the newspaper industry. He bought a newspaper and started the editor-in-chief. The newspaper has been done for more than a year and the situation is not bad. But he was infected with gambling, and lost 20 million in 3 days.

† 66, 01/27/2015

Peppino De Filippo(† 76)

Actor | Naples - Campania - Italy
† died 41 years ago

Peppino De Filippo (born Giuseppe De Filippo; 24 August 1903 – 27 January 1980) was an Italian actor. De Filippo was born in Naples, brother of actor and dramatist Eduardo De Filippo and of Titina De Filippo. He made his stage debut at the age of six. He played in several movies such as Rome-Paris-Rome, Variety Lights, A Day in Court, Ferdinand I, King of Naples and Boccaccio '70. He is however most remembered for his several artistic partnerships with Totò, on movies such as Totò, Peppino e la malafemmina and La banda degli onesti. He died in Rome at age 76.

† 76, 01/27/1980

Lois Collier(† 79)

† died 22 years ago

Lois Collier (born Madelyn Earle Jones; March 21, 1919 – October 27, 1999) was an American film actress born in Salley, South Carolina. She was sometimes credited as Lois Collyer.

† 79, 01/27/1999

Zelda Rubinstein(† 76)

Actress | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
† died 11 years ago

Zelda Rubinstein was an American actress and human rights activist, known as eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the Poltergeist film series. Playing 'Ginny', she was a regular on David E. Kelley's Emmy Award winning television series Picket Fences for several seasons. She also made guest appearances in the TV show Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996), as seer 'Christina' and was the voice ofSkittles candies in their long-running 'Taste the Rainbow' ad campaign. Rubinstein was also known for her outspoken activism for little people and her early participation in the fight against HIV/AIDS. CC -

† 76, 01/27/2010

Suzana de Moraes(† 74)

Actress | Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
† died 6 years ago

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† 74, 01/27/2015

Herbert Dalmas(† 86)

† died 32 years ago

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† 86, 01/27/1989
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Assia Noris(† 85)

Actress | San Pietroburgo, Russia
† died 23 years ago

Assia Noris (16 February 1912 – 27 January 1998) was a Russian-Italian film actress. Born Anastasia Noris fon Gerzfeld (Anastassia Noris von Herzfeld), she appeared in over 35 films between 1932 and 1965. She starred in films such as the Mario Mattoli 1936 film L' Uomo che sorride and Il signor Max (1937). She made several appearances alongside Vittorio De Sica when he was a young actor.

† 85, 01/27/1998

Ichirō Nagai(† 82)

Actor | Osaka, Japan
† died 7 years ago

Ichirō Nagai (永井 一郎, Nagai Ichirō, May 10, 1931 – January 27, 2014) was a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Ikeda, Osaka. He was previously affiliated by Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society, and was affiliated with Aoni Production at the time of his death.

† 82, 01/27/2014

Erica Yohn(† 88)

† died 2 years ago

Erica Yohn (October 1, 1928 – January 27, 2019) was an American stage and television actress. Yohn had many bit parts in film and television, such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, and television shows, such as Rhoda, ER, Murphy Brown, and Picket Fences. She voiced Mama Mousekewitz in An American Tail and its first two sequels. From 1971 to 1972, she was a member of the Broadway cast of Lenny, playing various roles, including Sadie Kitchenberg alias Sally Marr, the mother of Lenny Bruce, directed by Tom O'Horgan. She also appeared on Broadway in the original play That Summer - That Fall (1967), an English-language revival of Federico García Lorca's play Yerma (1966–67), the musical Cabaret (1966–69), and revivals of such classics as The Alchemist (1966) and The Country Wife (1965-66).

† 88, 01/27/2019

Mari Carmen Prendes(† 95)

† died 19 years ago

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† 95, 01/27/2002

Jack Paar(† 85)

† died 17 years ago

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† 85, 01/27/2004

Barry Blitzer(† 80)

† died 11 years ago

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† 80, 01/27/2010

Robert Totten(† 59)

Crew | Los Angeles, California
† died 24 years ago

Robert C. Totten (February 5, 1937 – January 27, 1995) was an American television director, writer, and actor, best known for his work on the CBS series Gunsmoke. He directed twenty-seven Gunsmoke episodes between 1966 and 1971 and guest starred in eight segments between 1967 and 1973. He also directed eight episodes of NBC's Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color between 1969 and 1975.

† 59, 01/27/1997

Howard Zinn(† 87)

Actor | Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
† died 11 years ago

Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an American historian, playwright, philosopher and socialist thinker. He was chair of the history and social sciences department at Spelman College, and a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote over 20 books, including his best-selling and influential A People's History of the United States in 1980. In 2007, he published a version of it for younger readers, A Young People's History of the United States. Zinn described himself as "something of an anarchist, something of a socialist. Maybe a democratic socialist." He wrote extensively about the Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movement and labor history of the United States. His memoir, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (Beacon Press, 2002), was also the title of a 2004 documentary about Zinn's life and work. Zinn died of a heart attack in 2010, at age 87.

† 87, 01/27/2010

Antonín Moskalyk(† 75)

† died 15 years ago

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† 75, 01/27/2006

Bill Walker(† 95)

Actor | Pendleton, Indiana, USA
† died 29 years ago

William Franklin Walker (July 1, 1896 – January 27, 1992) was an American television and film actor. Walker is best remembered for his role as Reverend Sykes in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird.

† 95, 01/27/1992

Heinz Klevenow(† 66)

† died 46 years ago

Heinz Klevenow (1908–1975) was a German actor.

† 66, 01/27/1975

Luigi Tenco(† 28)

† died 54 years ago

Luigi Tenco (21 March 1938 – 27 January 1967) was an Italian singer-songwriter. After his alleged suicide, he became an icon of love and despair. The true causes of his death have not yet been agreed upon.

† 28, 01/27/1967

Bayani Casimiro(† 70)

† died 32 years ago

Bayani Casimiro Sr. (July 16, 1918 – January 27, 1989) was a Filipino dancer who was among the leading stars of bodabil (vaudeville) in the 1930s and 1940s. He also appeared in musical films and later in life, in comedic roles. A tap dancer, he was frequently dubbed as the "Fred Astaire of the Philippines".

† 70, 01/27/1989

N.G. Mount(† 78)

† died 1 years ago

Norbert George Moutier (1941 – 27 January 2020) was a French publisher, writer, director, and actor. A professional filmmaker, Moutier had a passion for Z movies, similar to those of Jean Rollin and William Lustig.

† 78, 01/27/2020

Paul Valentine(† 86)

† died 15 years ago

Paul Valentine (born William Daixel; March 23, 1919, New York City – January 27, 2006, Los Angeles, California) was an American film and television actor. He was married to Lili St. Cyr from 1946–50, and danced opposite her on stage.

† 86, 01/27/2006

Oskar Homolka(† 79)

Actor | Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
† died 43 years ago

Oscar Homolka (12 August 1898 – 27 January 1978) was an Austrian film and theatre actor, who went on to work in Germany, Britain and America. Both his voice and his appearance fitted him for roles as communist spies or Soviet officials, for which he was in regular demand. By the age of 30, he had appeared in more than 400 plays; his film career covered at least 100 films and TV shows.

† 79, 01/27/1978

Erik Mørk(† 67)

Actor | Copenhagen, Denmark
† died 28 years ago

Erik Mørk (3 December 1925 – 27 January 1993) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1950 and 1993. He won the Bodil Award for Best Actor in 1950 for his performance in Susanne. He was born in Denmark and died in Copenhagen, Denmark.

† 67, 01/27/1993

Esdras Hartley(† 53)

Crew | New York City, New York, USA
† died 75 years ago

Esdras Hartley (1892–1946) was the art director for the 1935 film Don't Bet on Blondes.He worked on over a hundred films during his career, many of them at the Hollywood studio Warner Brothers.

† 53, 01/27/1946
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