Deaths: May 23by bcampos862 | created - 6 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public
1. Anne Meara
Actress | Night at the Museum
Comedienne Anna Meara was born September 20, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary (Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, who were both of Irish descent. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller were members of the improvisational company, the Compass Players, which later became The Second City Theater.. They...
Producer | Thriller
Fletcher Markle was born on March 27, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was a producer and director, known for Thriller (1960), The George Sanders Mystery Theater (1957) and Jigsaw (1949). He was married to Dorothy Conradt, Mercedes McCambridge and Helen Blanche Willis. He died on May 23, 1991.
Actor | Lucky Boy
George Jessel gained fame in vaudeville, where it was not uncommon for him--and other performers, such as Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor--to perform in blackface, and in fact at age 11 Jessel was Cantor's vaudeville partner. Jessel acted in several movies in the '30s and became a respected film producer. ...
7. John Nash
John Nash was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Nash's work has provided insight into the factors that govern chance and decision-making inside complex systems found in everyday life.
8. Lita Chevret
Actress | The Royal Bed
A lithe, brunette actress and photographer's model, Lita Chevret began promisingly enough at the very beginning of talking pictures. Her parents, already established in show business, helped along by paying for her dancing tuition. By the age of twenty, she worked as a professional dancer and show ...
9. Moms Mabley
Actress | Boarding House Blues
One the most successful entertainers of the Black vaudeville stage, also known as the Chitlin Circuit, was Jackie "Moms" Mabley, born Loretta Mary Aiken in 1894. At the apex of her long career, she was earning $10,000 a week at Harlem's Apollo Theatre. Mabley focused on conventional topics such as ...
10. Nicole Leblanc
Actress | Apparences
Nicole Leblanc was born on September 2, 1941 in Maria, Gaspé Region, Québec, Canada. She was an actress, known for Apparences (2012), Audition (2005) and Claire... cette nuit et demain (1985). She was married to Jean-Claude Germain. She died on May 23, 2017 in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, Canada.
11. Owen Hart
Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event
Owen Hart was one of twelve children from a legendary Canadian wrestling family. His brother Bret is also one of the most well known wrestlers of all time. Owen was one of the best wrestlers in the business and his major accomplishments include being the 1994 King of the Ring, former ...
12. Roger Moore
Actor | Moonraker
Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down.
Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. His ...
13. Simon Monjack
Writer | Two Days, Nine Lives
Simon Monjack was born on March 9, 1970 in Hillingdo, Middlesex, England. Simon has been known mainly for dating and marrying the late film and television star Brittany Murphy. The two were wed on April 12, 2007. Brittany passed away on December 19, 2009 at the age of 32 at their Rising Glen estate...
15. Sterling Hayden
Born to George & Frances Simonson Walter, and named Sterling Relyea Walter. Father died in 1925. Adopted by stepfather 'James Hayden' renamed Sterling Walter Hayden. Grew up in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., and Maine. Though very poor, attended prep school at ...