2013: Lost but never forgotten stars


Film 101 — Lost but Never Forgotten Stars in 2013 Actor/Actress Michael Ansara, age 91 (Cochise in Broken Arrow) Allan Arbus, 95 (psychiatrist in M.A.S.H.) Conrad Bain, 89 (Diff’rent Strokes) Frank Bank, 66 (Lumpy of Leave It to Beaver) Karen Black, 74 (Five Easy Pieces) Patricia Blair, 80 (Daniel Boone) Paul Bhattacharjee, 53 (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) Hamidou Benmessaoud, 78 (Ronin) Eileen Brennan, 80 (Private Benjamin) Richard Briers, 79 (Marriage Lines) Dennis Burkley, 50 (Con Air) Helena Carroll, 84 (Kojak) Robert Chew, 52 (The Wire) Joe Conley, 85 (The Waltons) Jeanne Cooper, 84 (The Young and the Restless) Deanna Durbin, 91 (Three Smart Girls) Dennis Farina, 69 (Crime Story/Law and Order) Susan Fitzgerald, 64 (Angela’s Ashes) Joan Fontaine, 96 (Rebecca) Steve Forrest, 87 (S.W.A.T.) Bonnie Franklin, 68 (One Day at a Time) David Frost, 74 (interviewer) Annette Funicello, 70 (Mickey Mouse Club) James Gandolfini, 51 (The Sopranos) Murray Gershenz, 91 (The Hangover) Richard Griffiths, 65 (Harry Potter series) Kim Hamilton, 81 (To Kill a Mockingbird) Julie Harris, 87 (The Haunting) Marta Heflin, 68 (Come Back to the Five & Dime) Jane Henson, 78 (The Muppets) Huell Howser, 67 (California Travelogues) Jane Kean, 90 (Trixie of The Honeymooners) Jim Kelly, 67 (Enter the Dragon) Lisa Robin Kelly, 43 (That 70’s Show) Jean Kent, 92 (The Prince and the Showgirl) Ed Lauter, 74 (Family Plot) Jay Leggett, 50 (In Living Color) Richard LeParmentier, 66 (Star Wars Episode IV) Harry Lewis, 93 (Key Largo) Tony Lip, 82 (The Sopranos) Mario Machado, 78 (St. Elmo’s Fire) Briony McRoberts, 56 (EastEnders) Don Mitchell, 70 (wheelchair aide of Ironside) Shirley Mitchell, 94 (Marion of I Love Lucy) Cory Monteith, 31 (Glee) Gerard Murphy, 64 (Batman Begins) Tony Musante, 77 (Toma) Lou Myers, 76 (A Different World) Peter O’Toole, 81 (Lawrence of Arabia) Kumar Palana, 94 (The Royal Tenenbaums) Eleanor Parker, 91 (The Sound of Music) Margaret Pellegrini, 89 (The Wizard of Oz Munchkin) Poncie Ponce, 80 (Hawaiian Eye) Pran, 93 (Bollywood actor) George Reinholt, 73 (Another World) Dale Robertson, 89 (Tales of Wells Fargo) Al Ruscio, 89 (The Godfather, Pt. III) August Schellenberg, 77 (Free Willy) Mel Smith, 50 (The Princess Bride) Jean Stapleton, 90 (All in the Family) Maxine Stuart, 94 (The Young and the Restless) Donald Symington, 88 (Annie Hall) Frank Thornton, 92 (Mr. Peacock in Are You Being Served?) Billy Varga, 94 (Raging Bull) Paul Walker, 40 (Fast and Furious) Marcia Wallace, 70 (The Bob Newhart Show) Christopher Welch, 48 (Nurse Jackie) Ned Wertimer, 89 (Ralph the Doorman in The Jeffersons) Esther Williams, 91 (Million Dollar Mermaid) Kate Willaimson, 82 (Ellen) Jonathan Winters, 87 (It’s a Mad, Mad,…..World) Lee Thompson Young, 29 (Rizzoli and Isles) Director Aleksei German, 74 (The Seventh Companion) Rituparno Ghosh, 49 (Hirer Angti) Hal Needham, 82 (Smokey and the Bandit) Nagisa Oshima, 80 (Empire of Passion) Music Jewel Akens, 79 (The Birds and the Bees) Patty Andrews, 94 (The Andrew Sisters) Donald Byrd, 80 (Black Byrd) Van Cliburn, 78 (pianist) Stompin’ Tom Connors, 77 (Sudbury Saturday Night) Eydie Gorme, 84 (Blame It on the Bossa Nova) George Jones, 81 (He Stopped Loving Her Today) Ray Manzarek, 74 (keyboardist for The Doors) Mindy McCready, 37 (Ten Thousand Angels) Patti Page, 85 (Tennessee Waltz) Ray Price, 87 (Release Me) Lou Reed, 71 (The Velvet Underground) Bebo Valdes, 94 (pianist/bandleader) Fran Warren, 87 (A Sunday Kind of Love) Technician Ray Harryhausen, 92 (The 7th Voyage of Sinbad) Petro Vlahos, 96 (blue and green screen techniques/Mary Poppins) Writers Dr. Joyce Brothers, 85 (advice column) Tom Clancy, 66 (Patriot Games) Evan Connell, 88 (Mrs. Bridge) Roger Ebert, 70 (film critic) James Herbert, 69 (The Rats) Elmore Leonard, 87 (Get Shorty) Pauline Phillips, 94 (Dear Abby) Jack Vance, 96 (The Dragon Masters)



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