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Lawrence Dobkin(† 83)

Actor | New York City, New York (US)
† died 19 years ago

Lawrence Dobkin (September 16, 1919 – October 28, 2002) was an American television director, character actor and screenwriter whose career spanned seven decades. Dobkin was a prolific performer during the Golden Age of Radio. His voice was used to narrate the classic western Broken Arrow (1950). His film performances include Never Fear (1949), Sweet Smell of Success (1957) and North by Northwest (1959). Preceding the closing credits of each episode of the landmark ABC television network series Naked City (1958–1963), he could be heard saying, "There are eight million stories in the naked city, and this has been one of them."

† 83, 10/28/2002

James MacArthur(† 72)

Actor | Los Angeles, California (US)
† died 11 years ago

James Gordon MacArthur (December 8, 1937 – October 28, 2010) was an American actor best known for the role of Danny "Danno" Williams, the reliable second-in-command of the fictional Hawaii State Police in the long-running television series Hawaii Five-O and for playing the juvenile lead in a series of Disney movies.

† 72, 10/28/2010

Julien Bertheau(† 85)

Actor | Algiers, Alger, France [now Algeria]
† died 26 years ago

Julien Bertheau was born on June 19, 1910 in Algiers, Alger, France as Julien Désiré Bertheau. He was a french actor.

† 85, 10/28/1995

Geoffrey Unsworth(† 64)

Crew | Atherton, Lancashire, England (GB)
† died 43 years ago

Geoffrey Gilyard Unsworth (26 May 1914 – 28 October 1978) was a British cinematographer who worked on nearly 90 feature films spanning over more than 40 years. He is best known for his work on films such as Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, Bob Fosse's Cabaret and Richard Donner's Superman.

† 64, 10/28/1978

Kurt Gerron(† 47)

Actor | Berlin (DE)
† died 77 years ago

Kurt Gerron (11 May 1897 – 28 October 1944) was a German Jewish actor and film director.

† 47, 10/28/1944

Merry Anders(† 78)

Actress | Chicago, Illinois (US)
† died 9 years ago

Merry Anders (born Mary Helen Anderson; May 22, 1934 – October 28, 2012) was an American actress and model who appeared in a number of television programs and films from the 1950s until her retirement from the screen in 1972.

† 78, 10/28/2012

Margaret Booth(† 104)

Crew | Los Angeles, California (US)
† died 19 years ago

Margaret Booth (January 16, 1898 – October 28, 2002) was an American film editor.

† 104, 10/28/2002

Charles F. Wheeler(† 88)

Crew | Memphis, Tennessee (US)
† died 17 years ago

Charles F. Wheeler (December 15, 1915 in Memphis, Tennessee – October 28, 2004 in Orange, California) was an American cinematographer.

† 88, 10/28/2004

Zénaïde Rossi(† 82)

Actress | Nice (FR)
† died 16 years ago

Zénaïde Rossi (1 May 1923, Nice, France – 28 October 2005, Grasse, France) was a singer, actress, and entertainer, also known under the stage name Irene Reni.

† 82, 10/28/2005

Leon Janney(† 63)

Actor | Ogden (US)
† died 41 years ago

Leon Janney (April 1, 1917 – October 28, 1980) was an American actor and radio personality from 1920 to 1980.

† 63, 10/28/1980

Robert Ellenstein(† 87)

Actor | Newark (US)
† died 11 years ago

Robert Ellenstein (June 18, 1923 – October 28, 2010) was an American actor. The son of Meyer C. Ellenstein, a Newark dentist, Ellenstein grew up to see his father become a two-term mayor from 1933 to 1941. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II: earning a Purple Heart during his service. He attended New York University and graduated with honors from the University of Iowa. He began acting, directing and teaching in Cleveland, Ohio.

† 87, 10/28/2010

Constance Dowling(† 49)

Actress | New York City, New York (US)
† died 52 years ago

Constance Dowling (July 24, 1920 – October 28, 1969) was an American model turned actress of the 1940s and 1950s.

† 49, 10/28/1969
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Gilbert Emery(† 70)

Actor | Naples, New York (US)
† died 76 years ago

Gilbert Emery Bensley Pottle (June 11, 1875 – October 28, 1945), known professionally as Gilbert Emery, was an American actor who appeared in over 80 movies from 1921 to his death in 1945. He was also a playwright, author of seven Broadway plays from 1921 to 1933.

† 70, 10/28/1945

Annick Alane(† 94)

Actress | Carnac (FR)
† died 2 years ago

Annick Alane (5 September 1925 – 28 October 2019) was a French film, television, and theatre actress from Carnac.

† 94, 10/28/2019

Zdeněk Podskalský(† 70)

Crew | Prague (CZ)
† died 28 years ago

Zdeněk Podskalský (18 February 1923 – 29 October 1993) was a Czech film director and screenwriter. He directed 32 films between 1950 and 1987.

† 70, 10/28/1993

Bobby Ball(† 76)

Actor | Oldham, Lancashire, England (GB)
† died 1 years ago

Oldham born comedian famous for his comic partnership with Tommy Cannon. The pair reached their peak in the 1980s with TV shows, sell out tours and even a film, Boys in Blue. In later years Ball has branched out into solo acting, appearing in TV shows such as Not Going Out and Mount Pleasant.

† 76, 10/28/2020

James Goldman(† 71)

Crew | Chicago, Illinois (US)
† died 23 years ago

James Goldman (June 30, 1927 – October 28, 1998) was an American playwright and screenwriter. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay The Lion in Winter (1968). His younger brother was novelist and screenwriter William Goldman.

† 71, 10/28/1998

William A. Drake(† 65)

Crew
† died 56 years ago

William A. Drake (December 9, 1899 – October 28, 1965), was an American screenwriter. He wrote 7 films between 1932 and 1939. His best-known work is the 1932 film Grand Hotel, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. He was born William Absalom Drake in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States and died in Los Angeles, California.

† 65, 10/28/1965

Kathleen Luong(† 45)

Actress | Saigon (VN)
† died 1 years ago

Born in Saigon, she and her family escaped in 1979 communism. Later the immigrated to the USA.

† 45, 10/28/2020

Aare Laanemets(† 46)

Actor | Tallinn (EE)
† died 21 years ago

Aare Laanemets (6 February 1954 – 28 October 2000) was an Estonian actor and theatre director, who is possibly best recalled for his role as Joosep Toots in three film adaptations of novels penned by author Oskar Luts: Kevade (1969), Suvi (1976), and Sügis (1990). Laanemets' career began as a teenager and he worked steadily as an adult as a stage, film, and television actor until his death in 2000, aged 46. In 1984, he co-founded the Pärnu School Theatre, where he worked as an instructor and stage director.

† 46, 10/28/2000

Georges Poujouly(† 60)

Actor | Garches, Seine-et-Oise [now Hauts-de-Seine] (FR)
† died 21 years ago

Georges Poujouly (20 January 1940, Garches, Hauts-de-Seine – 28 October 2000, Villejuif, Val-de-Marne) was a French actor who gained international acclaim as a child for his performance in the award-winning film Forbidden Games. In the 1950s, he appeared in a number of other high-profile films, notably Les Diaboliques, And God Created Woman and Ascenseur pour l'échafaud. His later career was spent mainly in television, where he specialised in voiceover work.

† 60, 10/28/2000

Larry Jost(† 80)

Crew | Detroit (US)
† died 20 years ago

Larry Jost (February 22, 1921 – October 28, 2001) was an American sound engineer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He worked on over 45 films between 1961 and 1984.

† 80, 10/28/2001

Tina Aumont(† 60)

Actress | Hollywood, California (US)
† died 15 years ago

Maria Christina Aumont best known as Tina Aumont, was an American actress of French and Dominican descent.She was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of actors Jean-Pierre Aumont and Maria Montez. She married actor and film director Christian Marquand in 1963, at the age of 17.She made her debut as Tina Marquand in Joseph Losey's 1966 movie Modesty Blaise. She worked in Italian cinema with, among others, Alberto Sordi (Scusi, lei è favorevole o contrario?, 1966), Tinto Brass (L'urlo, 1968 and Salon Kitty, 1975), Mauro Bolognini (Fatti di gente perbene, 1974), Francesco Rosi (Cadaveri eccellenti, 1975), and Federico Fellini (Fellini's Casanova, 1976).In 2000 she retired from film work. She suffered a pulmonary embolism and died in Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, France at age 60.

† 60, 10/28/2006

Martin Brandt(† 86)

Actor | Gorzów Wielkopolskie (PL)
† died 32 years ago

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† 86, 10/28/1989

Huang Chung-Hsin(† 56)

Actor | Hebei / Hopeh (CN)
† died 45 years ago

Huang Tsung Hsing (Chinese: 黃宗迅, also known as Chung Hsin-Huang) (May 27, 1920 – October 28, 1976) was a Chinese actor. He acted 2 films with black belt star Bruce Lee such as Fist of Fury as Cook Tien and The Way of The Dragon as Uncle Wang. Huang married with his former spouse, Lisa Chiao Chiao. Huang also acts with fighting instructor Han Ying-chieh in Fist of Fury" Huang also acted 10 other movies. Huang also had a child, Chung-Hsin Huang, who was born on May 27, 1920 in Hebei, China.

† 56, 10/28/1976

Ho Fei-Fan(† 61)

Actor | Dongwan County, Guangdong Province (HK)
† died 41 years ago

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† 61, 10/28/1980

Philippe Gildas(† 82)

Actor | Auray, Morbihan (FR)
† died 3 years ago

Philippe Gildas (born Philippe Lepêtre; 12 November, 1935 – 28 October, 2018) was a French journalist.

† 82, 10/28/2018

Bertram C. Granger(† 75)

Crew | Rawlins, Wyoming (US)
† died 54 years ago

Bertram C. Granger (March 31, 1892 – October 28, 1967) was an American set decorator. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Wyoming and died in Los Angeles, California.

† 75, 10/28/1967

Tracy Smothers(† 58)

Actor | Nashville, Tennessee (US)
† died 1 years ago

Tracy Smothersis anAmericanprofessional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances withWorld Championship Wrestling, theWorld Wrestling FederationandExtreme Championship Wrestlingthroughout the 1990s.

 
† 58, 10/28/2020

Cyndi Martino(† 52)

Actress | Montgomery, Alabama (US)
† died 6 years ago

Cyndi Martino was an actress.

† 52, 10/28/2015
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