Sumita Sanyal was born Manjula Sanyal on October 9, 1945 and died on July 9, 2017. She was an actress in the Bengali language film industry in India, also known as Tollywood. Born in Darjeeling, Bengal Presidency, British India. Sanyal father was Girija Golkunda Sanyal. When she had an oppertunity in Khokababur Pratyabartan, she acted ..
Naresh Chandra was born on August 1, 1934 and died on July 9, 2017. He was an Indian Civil Servant. He served as the Cabinet Secretary (1990–92), and Ambassador to the United States (1996–2001). Chandra was awarded India’s second highest civil awards, the Padma Vibhushan, for his service in 2007. Naresh Chandra passed away at ..
Barry Leslie Norman was born on August 21, 1933 and died on June 30, 2017. He was a British film critic, journalist and television presenter. Norman was best known for presenting Film… on BBC One from 1972 to 1998; he was the programme’s longest-running host. Norman was the brother of script editor and director Valerie ..
David Lewis Yewdall died on July 4, 2017. He was an American production sound mixer. Yewdall worked with Roger Corman on Battle Beyond the Stars and as the co-supervising sound editor on Talvisot. Yewdall published a book about the profession in 2007, Practical art of motion picture sound, which was called a “must-read for all ..
Stevie Kathleen Ryan was born on June 2, 1984 in Riverside, California, and died on July 1, 2017. She was a YouTube personality. Ryan was known for her YouTube videos and starring in the VH1 series Stevie TV. At the age of two, she and her family relocated to Victorville, where her parents operated a ..
Nilu Dolma Sherpa was born in 1985 and died on July 1, 2017. She was a Nepali film director. Sherpa directed the film How Funny, and earned accolades for her short title, kagaj. Sherpa was found unconscious in her home in Baluwatar. Sherpa was taken to TU Teaching Hospital, where she was pronounced dead due ..
Joseph Adjignon Keke was born on December 5, 1927, in Avrankou and died on July 1, 2017. He was a Beninese politician. Keke earned a degree in law and was Sourou-Migan Apithy’s prime lieutenant. Keke was elected a deputy in 1959, representing the Parti Républicain Dahoméen, and became the party’s vice president until 1960. Keke ..
Ji-Tu Cumbuka was born March 4, 1942, in Montgomery County, Alabama and died on July 4, 2017. He was an American stage, film and television actor. During 2011, Cumbuka published his autobiography A Giant to Remember: The Black Actor in Hollywood. Ji-Tu Cumbuka passed away at 77 ..
Tatiana Yakovlevna Zatulovskaya was born on December 8, 1935 and died on July 2, 2017. He was an Israeli (formerly Soviet and Russian) chess player. Zatulovskaya once held the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM) and was twice women’s senior world champion. Tatiana last name may also be spelled as Zatulovskaia or Zatulovskaja. She was a ..
Douglas Blair Peterson was born in 1945 and died on June 26, 2017. He was an American yacht designer. Starting with the One Tonner Ganbare in 1973, Peterson’s designs have pioneered many innovations in racing and cruising yachts. During the mid-1970s, his designs dominated offshore racing events, with a string of winning high-profile IOR boats ..