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  • List of Famous Dead People: Category - Actors

    Fred Thompson: Born: 1942-08-19 - Died: 2015-11-01
    Fred Thompson was a politician, columnist, radio host, and actor. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate as a Republican from 1994 to 2003. He served as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board at the U.S. Department of State, and he was in The Hunt for Red October, Days of Thunder, and Sinister, among […]
    Dickie Moore: Born: 1925-09-12 - Died: 2015-09-07
    Dickie Moore was an actor, who is credited as being one of the last surviving actors to have appeared in silent film. He appeared in over 100 films until the 1950s. These included the Our Gang series, Oliver Twist, Blonde Venus, Sergeant York, and Out of the Past.
    Martin Milner: Born: 1931-12-28 - Died: 2015-09-06
    Martin Milner was an actor best known for Route 66 and Adam-12. His filmography included roles in Halls of Montezuma, Dial M for Murder, Gunfight at the OK. Corral, 13 Ghosts, and Valley of the Dolls among many others. Other TV work included The Lone Ranger, Dragnet, Wagon Train, The Twilight Zone, Gidget, The Virginian, […]
    Wes Craven: Born: 1939-08-02 - Died: 2015-08-30
    Wes Craven was a film director, writer, producer, and actor best known for creating what are considered some of the most landmark horror films of all time, including A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Last House on the Left, and Scream. Other well-known titles include: The Hills Have Eyes, Shocker, The People Under the Stairs, […]
    Terrence Evans: Born: 1934-06-20 - Died: 2015-08-07
    Terrence Evans was an actor with a substantial filmography in film and television spanning from the 70s through 2010.
    George Cole: Born: 1925-04-22 - Died: 2015-08-05
    George Cole was an actor best known for his role as Arthur Daley on Minder and Flash Harry in the St Trinian’s films.
    Shawn Robinson: Born: NA-NA-NA - Died: 2015-07-28
    Shawn Robinson was a Hollywood stuntman known for work on many hit films including Guardians of the Galaxy, the first three Transformers pictures, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles among many others.
    Roddy Piper: Born: 1954-04-17 - Died: 2015-07-31
    Roddy Piper, also known as “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and “Hot Rod” (real name: Roderick George “Roddy” Toombs) was a professional wrestler and an actor from Canada, but known more for his Scottish heritage, which he used heavily as part of his wrestling persona. Piper was one of the bets-known stars in professional wrestling history, up […]
    Sean Malone: Born: NA-NA-NA - Died: 2015-07-29
    Sean Malone was an actor best known for roles in 2010’s The Fighter and 2007’s Gone Baby Gone. He also appeared in The Forger, Whaling City, Scalpers, and a short called Leo. In The Fighter, Malone played the role of Wolfie. In Gone Baby Gone he was Skinny Ray. The Forger with John Travolta was […]
    Robert Harris: Born: 1930-04-12 - Died: 2015-07-23
    Robert Harris was an actor best known for his role in Eli Roth’s Cabin Fever. He had a particularly memorable role as the old man who worked at the country store, and sold guns, sandwiches, and a product called “Fox Piss”. He also appeared in Junebug and Eyeborgs. While he didn’t have many film credits, […]
    Theodore Bikel: Born: 1924-05-02 - Died: 2015-07-21
    Theordore Bikel was an Academy Award-nominated actor and folk musician as well as an activist. Bikel’s first role was in The African Queeen. He was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones. His filmography includes: The African Queen, Moulin Rouge, Never Let Me Go, A Day to […]
    Olaf Pooley: Born: 1914-03-13 - Died: 2015-07-14
    Olaf Pooley was an actor and writer from Parkstone, Poole, Dorset. he is best known for roles on Star Trek and Doctor Who. He wrote, directed and appeared in The Johnstown Monster and wrote the screenplay for a film version of Bernard Taylor’s novel The Godsend. He also wrote the television film Falcon’s Gold and […]
    Alex Rocco: Born: 1936-02-29 - Died: 2015-07-18
    Alex Rocco was an actor best known for his role as Moe Greene in The Godfather. Other notable films include Lady in White, Dream a Little Dream, Get Shorty, and That Thing You Do. Notable TV work included Batman, Starsky & Hutch, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Facts of Life, CHiPs, The Golden Girls, […]
    Roger Rees: Born: 1944-05-05 - Died: 2015-07-10
    Roger Rees was a Tony Award-winning actor best known for his stage work in works like The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and numerous other stage productions. He was also a television and film actor with notable roles on Cheers and The West Wing.
    Omar Sharif: Born: 1932-04-10 - Died: 2015-07-10
    Omar Sharif was an Egyptian actor best known for his roles in Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl. He was nominated for an Academy Award and won 2 Golden Globes for Lawrence of Arabia. He also won a Golden Globe for Doctor Zhivago.
    Irwin Keyes: Born: 1952-03-16 - Died: 2015-07-08
    Irwin Keyes was an actor who appeared in over 40 films. He had a recurring role on the Jefferson’s, and appeared in movies like The Warriors, Friday the 13th, The Flinstones, and House of 1000 Corpses.
    Jack Carter: Born: 1922-06-24 - Died: 2015-06-28
    Jack Carter was a comedian, actor, and television host. His real name was actually Jack Chakrin. He had a comedy act that has been compared to those of Milton Berle and Morey Amsterdam.
    Patrick Macnee: Born: 1922-02-06 - Died: 2015-06-25
    Patrick Macnee was an actor known for his role as John Steed on The Avengers. He also appeared in A View to a Kill, The Love Boat, The Twilight Zone, and Murder, She Wrote among many other television shows and movies.
    Dick Van Patten: Born: 1928-12-09 - Died: 2015-06-23
    Dick Van Patten was an American actor best known for his role as Tom Bradford on the TV show Eight Is Enough. Van Patten also made appearances in the films Spaceballs, Soylent Green, and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
    Rick Ducommun: Born: 1956-07-03 - Died: 2015-06-12
    Rick Ducommun was an actor and comedian best known for roles in The Burbs, Scary Movie, Groundhog Day, Little Monsters, and Die Hard. He also appeared in Spaceballs, The Hunt for Red October, Gremlins 2, Encino Man, Class Act, Last ACtion Hero, and others.
    Christopher Lee: Born: 1922-05-27 - Died: 2015-06-07
    Christopher Lee was an actor, singer and author best known as Dracula in a series of Hammer Horror films as well as roles like Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, Saruman in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), and Count […]
    Reynaldo Rey: Born: 1940-01-27 - Died: 2015-05-28
    Reynaldo Rey was an actor, comedian, and TV personality best known for roles in Friday, House Party 3, White Men Can’t Jump, A Rage in Harlem, and Harlem Nights.
    James Best: Born: 1926-07-26 - Died: 2015-04-06
    James Best was an actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard. He was also on In the Heat of the Night, The Twilight Zone, and in a number of other films and TV shows dating back to 1950.
    Tom Towles: Born: 1950-03-20 - Died: 2015-04-05
    Tom Towles was an actor best known for his efforts in the horror genre with roles in Henry: Portrait of Serial Killer, the Night of the Living Dead remake, and Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. He also appeared in Fortress, Mad Dog and Glory, Blood in Blood Out, Miami Vice […]
    Windell Middlebrooks: Born: 1979-01-08 - Died: 2015-03-10
    Windell Middlebrooks was an actor, who appeared on numerous television shows including Body of Proof, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Parks and Recreation, Scrubs, ER, Entourage, Hannah Montana, and others. He was also recognizable from Miller High Life commercials.
    Daniel von Bargen: Born: 1950-06-05 - Died: 2015-03-01
    Daniel von Bargen was an actor best known for his role as Mr. Kruger on Seinfeld and Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolmn in the Middle. He also appeared in a number of films including London Betty, RoboCop 3, Basic Instinct, Broken Arrow, Universal Soldier: The Return, Truman, The Majestic, Philadelphia, A Civil Action, Thinner, O […]
    Leonard Nimoy: Born: 1931-03-26 - Died: 2015-02-27
    Leonard Nimoy was an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the original Star Trek TV series, and later in additional series and films. Nimoy was a prolific actor outside of Star Trek, however, having roles in over 130 movies, TV shows, and video games. Nimoy was also a poet and a […]
    Louis Jourdan: Born: 1921-06-19 - Died: 2015-02-14
    Louis Jourdan was an actor best known for roles in The Paradine Case (1947), Letter from an Unknown Woman, Gigi, The Best of Everything, The V.I.P.s and Octopussy.
    Taylor Negron: Born: 1957-08-01 - Died: 2015-01-10
    Taylor Negron was an actor and comedian who appeared in over 120 films and TV shows. On the big screen, Negron is best known for roles in Angels in the Outfield, Better Off Dead, Bio-dome, Fast Times and Ridgemont High, Stuart Little, and Nothing but Trouble. On the small screen, Negron had guest roles on […]
    Greg Plitt: Born: 1977-11-03 - Died: 2015-01-17
    Greg Plitt was an American model and actor, best known for being on Bravo’s TV series Work Out. As a model, he was a spokesperson for various fitness/beauty products such as Old Spice, Under Armour, Bowflex, and Calvin Klein.