Michael Gurr was born on October 29, 1961, and died on May 2, 2017. He was an Australian playwright, author, speech writer, and screenwriter. He was a student at the National Theatre Drama School (NTDS) in St Kilda, Victoria. At that time he wrote a number of short plays which were sent to Ray Lawler, ..
Pierre Gaspard-Huit was born on November 29, 1917, and died on May 1, 2017. He was a French film director and screenwriter. Gaspard-Huit was the director of the 1963 film Shéhérazade, which starred Anna Karina. Gaspard-Huit was once married to actress Claudine Auger when she was 18, and he was 43 years old. The actress ..
Jean Périmony was born on March 2, 1931, in Dole, Jura and died on April 9, 2017. He was a French comedian, educator, theater director, and costume designer. He opened his own drama school in September 1960 and taught at the Conservatory of Orléans from 1983 through 1986. Jean was served in the House of ..
Pere Tàpias was born on May 19, 1946, and died on April 22, 2017. He was a singer and a food writer in Catalonia, Spain. Pere resided in Vilanova i la Geltrú at the time of his death in April 2017. Tàpias was the host of the Catalunya Ràdio program, Tàpies Variades. Tàpias was the ..
Lee Chi-chun was born on March 21, 1943, in Keelung and died on April 22, 2017. He was a Taiwanese radio presenter. His career in radio journalism was interrupted by compulsory military service. Chi-chun started working for the Broadcasting Corporation of China in 1968. He was reknown for his deep voice and longtime association with ..
Robert Jonathan Demme was born on February 22, 1944, in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York and died on April 26, 2017. He was an American filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter. He became famous in the 1980s with his comedy films Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984), Something Wild (1986) and Married to the Mob (1988). ..
Chriet Titulaer was born on May 9, 1943, in Hout-Blerick, Venlo, Limburg province and died on April 23, 2017. He was a Dutch astronomer, television presenter and popular science and technology writer. He lived in Houten, Utrecht province. Chriet Titulaer passed away at 73 ..
Charles Basil Foster was born on January 17, 1923, in Cheshire, England and died on April 23, 2017. He was an English-born Canadian publicist, newspaper editor, author and songwriter. In World War II he was a pilot with the Royal Air Force. The RAF moved him to a base in Alberta, Canada for flight training ..
Chris Bearde was born on June 18, 1936, and died on April 23, 2017. He was a comedy writer, producer, and director. He was best known for his work as a writer on the 1960s zeitgeist hit Laugh In and for co-writing and producing TV specials for Elvis Presley, Bob Hope, Sonny and Cher, Bill ..
Agustín Iván Edmundo Edwards Eastman was born on November 24, 1927, and died on April 24, 2017. He was a Chilean newspaper publisher. Eastman was one of the richest people in Chile. Eastman inherited his family’s newspaper company El Mercurio SAP, which publishes Chile’s leading national dailies El Mercurio and La Segunda among others, when ..