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Robert Conrad(† 84)

Actor | Chicago, Illinois (US)
† died 3 years ago

Robert Conrad (born Conrad Robert Norton Falk; March 1, 1935, February 8, 2020) was an American film and television actor, singer, and stuntman.Conrad is most remembered for his role in the 1965–69 television series The Wild Wild West, playing Secret Service agent James T. West. He portrayed World War II ace Pappy Boyington in the television series Baa Baa Black Sheep (later syndicated as Black Sheep Squadron). In addition to acting, he was a singer, and recorded several pop/rock songs in the late 1950s and early 1960s as Bob Conrad.Conrad hosted a weekly two-hour national radio show (The PM Show with Robert Conrad) on CRN Digital Talk Radio during his latter years, beginning in 2008.

† 84, 02/08/2020

Anna Nicole Smith(† 39)

Actress | Houston, Texas (US)
† died 16 years ago

Anna Nicole Smith (born Vickie Lynn Hogan; November 28, 1967 – February 8, 2007) was an American model, actress, and television personality. Smith started her career as a Playboy magazine centerfold in May 1992 and won the title of 1993 Playmate of the Year. She later modeled for fashion companies, including Guess, H&M, and Heatherette. Smith dropped out of high school in 1984, married in 1985 and divorced in 1993. In 1994, her highly publicized second marriage to 89-year-old billionaire J. Howard Marshall resulted in speculation that she married him for his money, which she denied. Following Marshall's death in 1995, Smith began a lengthy legal battle over a share of his estate. Her cases reached the Supreme Court of the United States: Marshall v. Marshall on a question of federal jurisdiction and Stern v. Marshall on a question of bankruptcy court authority. Smith died in February 2007 in Hollywood, Florida, of a combined drug intoxication.

† 39, 02/08/2007

Albert Finney(† 82)

Actor | Salford, Greater Manchester, England (GB)
† died 4 years ago

Albert Finney (9 May 1936 – 7 February 2019) was an English actor. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and worked in the theatre before attaining prominence on screen in the early 1960s, debuting with The Entertainer (1960), directed by Tony Richardson, who had previously directed him in the theatre. He maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television. He is known for his roles in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), Tom Jones (1963), Two for the Road (1967), Scrooge (1970), Annie (1982), The Dresser (1983), Miller's Crossing (1990), A Man of No Importance (1994), Erin Brockovich (2000), Big Fish (2003), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), and the James Bond film Skyfall (2012). A recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Silver Bear and Volpi Cup awards, Finney was nominated for an Academy Award five times, as Best Actor four times, for Tom Jones (1963), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Dresser (1983), and Under the Volcano (1984), and as Best Supporting Actor for Erin Brockovich (2000). He received several awards for his performance as Winston Churchill in the 2002 BBC–HBO television biographical film The Gathering Storm.

† 82, 02/08/2019

Jean-Claude Carrière(† 89)

Crew | Colombières-sur-Orb, Hérault (FR)
† died 2 years ago

Jean-Claude Carrière (French: [ka.ʁjɛʁ]; 17 September 1931 – 8 February 2021) was a French novelist, screenwriter and actor. He received an Academy Award for best short film for co-writing Heureux Anniversaire (1963), and was later conferred an Honorary Oscar in 2014. He was nominated for the Academy Award three other times for his work in The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), and The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988). He also won a César Award for Best Original Screenplay in The Return of Martin Guerre (1983). Carrière was an alumnus of the École normale supérieure de Saint-Cloud and was president of La Fémis, the French state film school that he helped establish. He was noted as a frequent collaborator with Luis Buñuel on the screenplays of the latter's late French films.

† 89, 02/08/2021

Anna Samokhina(† 47)

Actress | Guryevsk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR, [now Russia]
† died 13 years ago

Anna Vladlenovna Samokhina (Russian: Анна Владленовна Самохина; 14 January 1963 – 8 February 2010) was a Russian actress. Samokhina started her film career in the 1980s and quickly became popular due to her talent, beauty and charm. She is best known as the leading actress in Yuri Kara's Barons of Crime (rus. Воры в законе), a most outlandish, brutal and controversial Soviet film, about mafia and corruption in the late USSR. At the end of the 1990s, Samokhina stopped working in cinema, focusing primarily on her private life and restaurant business. In 2008, she returned to cinema and participated in several pictures. In November 2009, Anna Samokhina was diagnosed with stomach cancer at a late stage. Until 1 February 2010, Russian press and many actors in country did not know that her illness was very serious. She died on 8 February 2010 in a hospital in Saint Petersburg.

† 47, 02/08/2010

George Dolenz(† 55)

Actor | Trieste, Austria-Hungary
† died 60 years ago

George Dolenz (born Jure Dolenc; akas: Giorgio Dolenz and George Dolentz; January 5, 1908 – February 8, 1963) was an American film actor born in Trieste (then part of Austria-Hungary, now Italy), in the city's Slovene community.

† 55, 02/08/1963

Philip Bruns(† 80)

Actor | Pipestone, Minnesota (US)
† died 11 years ago

Philip Bruns (May 2, 1931 – February 8, 2012) was an American television and movie actor and writer. He portrayed George Shumway, the father of Mary Hartman on the 1970s comedic series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, and Morty Seinfeld, the father of Jerry Seinfeld, in the 1990 second episode of Seinfeld.

† 80, 02/08/2012

Santosh Dutta(† 62)

Actor | Dhaka (BD)
† died 35 years ago

Santosh Dutta (Bengali: সন্তোষ দত্ত; 2 December 1925 – 5 March 1988) was a Bengali actor, best known for playing the character of Jatayu in Satyajit Ray's Feluda movie series Sonar Kella and Joi Baba Felunath.

† 62, 02/08/1988

Robert Ridgely(† 65)

Actor | Teaneck, New Jersey (US)
† died 26 years ago

Robert Ridgely (December 24, 1931 – February 8, 1997) was an American actor, known for both on-camera roles and extensive voice-over work.

† 65, 02/08/1997

Ron McLarty(† 72)

Actor | East Providence, Rhode Island (US)
† died 3 years ago

Ronald William McLarty (April 26, 1947 – February 8, 2020) was an American actor, playwright, and novelist. He also worked as an audiobook narrator, in which role he recorded over 100 titles and received many Audie Awards. McLarty appeared in numerous television series, films and stage productions. He also wrote dozens of plays and 10 novels, notably The Memory of Running (2004).

† 72, 02/08/2020

Tracey Roberts(† 87)

Actress | Little Falls, New York (US)
† died 21 years ago

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† 87, 02/08/2002

Volker Spengler(† 80)

Actor | Bremen (DE)
† died 3 years ago

Volker Spengler ([ˈfɔlkɐ ˈʃpɛŋlɐ]; 16 February 1939 – 8 February 2020) was a German stage and film actor. Spengler was best known to international audiences as a member of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's acting ensemble, including his role as the transsexual Erwin/Elvira of Fassbinder's In a Year of 13 Moons (1978). Spengler appeared in about 40 film and television productions between 1966 and 2004, also working with other directors such as Christoph Schlingensief and Volker Schlöndorff. On stage, he performed at Berlin's Volksbühne and with the Berliner Ensemble.

† 80, 02/08/2020
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Shûichirô Moriyama(† 86)

Actor | Aichi Prefecture (JP)
† died 2 years ago

Hiroo Ōtsuka (大塚 博夫, Ōtsuka Hiroo, 26 July 1934 – 8 February 2021), known by the stage name Shūichirō Moriyama (森山 周一郎, Moriyama Shūichirō), was a Japanese actor and voice actor. He was the official Japanese dub-over artist of actors Telly Savalas (with whom he met several times), Jean Gabin, Spencer Tracy, and Lino Ventura.

† 86, 02/08/2021

Johnny Duncan(† 92)

Actor | New York City / NYC (US)
† died 7 years ago

John Bowman Duncan (December 7, 1923 – February 8, 2016) was an American actor. In addition to managing several business ventures, he made appearances at comic book conventions and collectors' shows worldwide.

† 92, 02/08/2016

Ivo Caprino(† 80)

Crew | Oslo (NO)
† died 22 years ago

Ivo Caprino was born on February 17, 1920 in Oslo, Norway. He was a director and writer, known for Flåklypa Grand Prix (1975), Den standhaftige tinnsoldat (1955) and Musikk på loftet (1950). He was married to Liv Bredal. He died on February 8, 2001 in Snarøya, Oslo.

† 80, 02/08/2001

Allan Cuthbertson(† 67)

Actor | Perth, Western Australia (AU)
† died 35 years ago

Allan Darling Cuthbertson (7 April 1920 – 8 February 1988) was an Australian-born British actor. He was best known for playing stern-faced military officers in British films of the 1950s and 1960s.

† 67, 02/08/1988

Cyril Luckham(† 81)

Actor | Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (GB)
† died 34 years ago

Cyril Alexander Garland Luckham (25 July 1907 – 8 February 1989) was an English film, television and theatre actor. He was the husband of stage and screen actress Violet Lamb.

† 81, 02/08/1989

Laurie Main(† 82)

Actor | London, England (GB)
† died 11 years ago

Laurence George "Laurie" Main (29 November 1922 – 8 February 2012) was an Australian actor best known for hosting and narrating the children's series Welcome to Pooh Corner, which aired on The Disney Channel during the 1980s. Born in Melbourne, Main moved to the UK at the age of 16, making his acting debut in The Yellow Balloon. He emigrated to the United States in 1960, studying with Agnes Moorehead. His television and film guest appearances include Wagon Train, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Maverick, I Spy, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., Get Smart, The Andy Griffith Show, The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze, That Girl, Ironside, The Monkees, Hogan's Heroes, Mayberry R.F.D., The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, Daniel Boone, Family Affair, Bewitched, The Partridge Family, McMillan & Wife, Land of the Lost, Little House on the Prairie, Punky Brewster and Murder, She Wrote. Main also appeared in The Facts of Life Goes to Paris in 1982. His stage work included The Diary of a Nobody (1954/5) and Waltz of the Toreadors (1956) in London's West End; and he made several appearances on Broadway. He also appeared on many television commercials. Main also did considerable voice work for Disney, having supplied the voice of Dr. Watson in the 1986 animated film The Great Mouse Detective. He also narrated the animated shorts Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons (1981) and Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (1983), as well as serving as the story reader on many Disney Read-Along records, audio cassettes and compact discs. Main died on 8 February 2012 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 89.

† 82, 02/08/2012

Sidney Hayers(† 78)

Crew | Edinburgh, Scotland (GB)
† died 23 years ago

Sidney Hayers (24 August 1921 – 8 February 2000) was a British film and television director, writer and producer. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, among his most acclaimed films were Circus of Horrors (1960), The Trap (1966) and the occult thriller Night of the Eagle (1962). In British TV, his credits included The Persuaders! and The New Avengers; he later directed several American TV shows, including episodes of Magnum, P.I., The A-Team, Knight Rider, T. J. Hooker, Baywatch and The Famous Five. Hayers died of cancer in 2000 in Altea, Spain, survived by his wife, the actress Erika Remberg. He had two children, Susan and Robert from his first marriage, to Patricia.

† 78, 02/08/2000

Eva Dahlbeck(† 87)

Actress | Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län (SE)
† died 15 years ago

Eva Elisabet Dahlbeck (8 March 1920 – 8 February 2008) was a Swedish stage, film, and television actress. She received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Brink of Life (1958). Dahlbeck retired from acting in 1970 and became an author.

† 87, 02/08/2008

Jiří Laštovka(† 39)

Actor | České Budějovice (XC)
† died 5 years ago

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† 39, 02/08/2018

Alice Treff(† 96)

Actress | Berlin (DE)
† died 20 years ago

Alice Martha Treff was a German film actress and synchronized artist.

† 96, 02/08/2003

Robert F. Hoy(† 82)

Actor | New York City, New York (US)
† died 13 years ago

Robert Francis Hoy (April 3, 1927 – February 8, 2010), was an American actor, stuntman and director.

† 82, 02/08/2010

May Craig(† 83)

Actress | Dublin (IE)
† died 51 years ago

May Craig (1889 - 1972) was an Irish actress. She was born in Dublin.

† 02/08/1972

Marie Gruber(† 62)

Actress | Wuppertal (DE)
† died 5 years ago

Marie Gruber (11 June 1955 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia – 8 February 2018) was a German actress. She appeared in more than one hundred films since 1980.

† 62, 02/08/2018

Bob Hoy(† 82)

Actor | New York City, New York (US)
† died 13 years ago

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† 82, 02/08/2010

Yoshio Tsuchiya(† 89)

Actor | Koshu, Yamanashi Prefecture (JP)
† died 6 years ago

Yoshio Tsuchiya (土屋 嘉男 Tsuchiya Yoshio, May 18, 1927 – February 8, 2017) was a Japanese actor who appeared in such films as Akira Kurosawa's SEVEN SAMURAI (1953), and GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN (1955)

† 89, 02/08/2017

Thierry Fortineau(† 52)

Actor | Nantes (FR)
† died 17 years ago

Thierry Fortineau (9 February 1953 – 8 February 2006) was a French actor. Fortineau was born in Nantes. In the year of 1990, he was nominated for a César Award for Most Promising Actor at the 15th César Awards for his role in Comédie d'été. The award, however, went to Yvan Attal. In 1994, he was nominated for a Molière Award for Best Actor for his role in Le Visiteur. Thierry Fortineau is the father of actress Jade Fortineau, born in 1991, from his relationship with Dutch actress Maruschka Detmers. He lost his battle against cancer in Paris one day before his 53rd birthday, and was interred at the Père Lachaise Cemetery.

Known for: Comédie d'été
† 52, 02/08/2006

Franca Maï(† 52)

Actress | Paris (FR)
† died 11 years ago

Franca Maï, born Françoise Baud, was as French actress, film director and novelist. She is perhaps best known for her role in the Jean Rollin vampire classic "Fascination".

† 52, 02/08/2012

Sergei Yursky(† 83)

Actor | Saint Petersburg (RU)
† died 4 years ago

Sergei Yurievich Yursky (Russian: Серге́й Ю́рьевич Ю́рский, 16 March 1935 – 8 February 2019) was a Soviet and Russian stage and film actor, theatre director and screenwriter. His best known film role is Ostap Bender in The Golden Calf (1968)

† 83, 02/08/2019
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