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Robert Allan Ackerman
Friday, 30th June 1944 - Monday, 10th January 2022 (77)
Theater, film and tv director/producer
Jean-Jaques Beineix
Tuesday, 8th October 1946 - Thursday, 13th January 2022 (75)
A lifelong movie lover who worked his way up to directing features. Was assistant director working with a variety of big name French directors and even worked on Jerry Lewis infamous The Day the Clown Cried. Made his feature debut with the magnificent Diva (1981).
Marlon Bundo
- Saturday, 15th January 2022
Marlon Bundo, former vice president Mike Pence’s family pet and star character in a number of books by Charlotte Pence Bond.
Stephen Churchett
Thursday, 10th April 1947 - Tuesday, 11th January 2022 (74)
Nicholas Donnelly
1938 - Monday, 10th January 2022
Need a British policeman? Nicholas Donnelly seems to have been just the ticket appearing as a variety or rozzers of varying rank over 30 years or so. Also fondly remembered in Grange Hill.
Joe Dunne
Stuntman/Actor/2nd Unit Director
Sunday, 27th October 1935 - Friday, 14th January 2022 (86)
Doubled for Peter Sellers in the Pink Panther films and has inumerable credits on both sides of the Atlantic for stunts, stunt co-ordinating and 2nd Unit action directing.
Maria Ewing
Opera Singer/Actor
Monday, 27th March 1950 - Sunday, 9th January 2022 (71)
Made her debut fresh out high school in 1968 performing Rigoletto at the Meadowbrook Festival. Singing both soprano and mezzo-soprano, she has embodied work in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, as Mélisande in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande as well as Carmen, Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Strauss's Salome.
Donald Gee
Tuesday, 28th September 1937 - Friday, 14th January 2022 (84)
Dwayne Hickman
Friday, 18th May 1934 - Sunday, 9th January 2022 (87)
Like his brother, Darryl, Dwayne began his career as a child actor and his youthful looks served him well most notably as high schooler, Dobie Gillis and several 'Swingin' Sixties' movies. Later moved into production, directing TV episodes.
Leon Lissek
Thursday, 19th January 1939 - Thursday, 13th January 2022 (82)
Rachel Nagy
- Saturday, 15th January 2022
Valentine Palmer
Wednesday, 24th July 1935 - Monday, 10th January 2022 (86)
Bob Saget
Thursday, 17th May 1956 - Sunday, 9th January 2022 (65)
After making his debut on CBS' The Morning Program he was cast as Danny Tanner in the soon to be popular sitcom Full House. By the third season in 1989 he was also presenting America's Funniest Home Videos. Served as a board member for Scleroderma Research Foundation, a cause he supported as the disease had taken the life of his sister. Died while on tour in Orlando, Florida.
Burke Shelley
Monday, 10th April 1950 - Monday, 10th January 2022 (71)
Singer, bassist and occasional keyboardist for the band, Budgie, from 1968 onwards.
Ronnie Spector
Tuesday, 10th August 1943 - Wednesday, 12th January 2022 (78)
Member of the Ronettes from 1957 with sister, Estelle Bennett, and cousin, NedraTalley. She married their producer, Phil Spector, in 1968 for what would be a turbulent 4 years. Later went solo or collaborated with such diverse individuals as George HArrison and Joey Ramone. Died from cancer.
Carol Speed
Wednesday, 14th March 1945 - Friday, 14th January 2022 (76)
Viktor Strizhov
Виктор Стрижов
Sunday, 12th August 1928 - Thursday, 13th January 2022 (93)
Gary Waldhorn
Saturday, 3rd July 1943 - Monday, 10th January 2022 (78)
Studied acting in the USA and made stage appearnces there before returning to the UK and West End Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Probably best known as Councillor David Horton, Alice's father, in The Vicar of Dibley.