Famous movie actors died in the year 1979

Here are 50 famous actors from the world died in 1979:

Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx (February 25, 1901 New York City-November 30, 1979 Rancho Mirage) also known as Herbert Marx, Zep, Herbert Manfred Marx, Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx or Marx Brothers was an American comedian, inventor, actor and talent agent.

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Jack Mulhall

Jack Mulhall (October 7, 1887 Wappingers Falls-June 1, 1979 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. John Joseph Francis Mulhall was an American actor, film producer, model and vaudeville performer.

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Richard Beckinsale

Richard Beckinsale (July 6, 1947 Carlton-March 19, 1979 Sunningdale) also known as Richard Arthur Beckinsale was a British actor and comedian. He had two children, Kate Beckinsale and Samantha Beckinsale.

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Ludwig Rex

Ludwig Rex (January 1, 1888 Berlin-September 29, 1979 London) also known as L. Rex was a German actor.

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John Wayne

John Wayne (May 26, 1907 Winterset-June 11, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as Marion Robert Morrison, Duke Morrison, Marion Mitchell Morrison, Marion Michael Morrison, Michael Morris, Marion Morrison, Duke, JW, Little Duke or The Duke was an American actor, film director, film producer and businessperson. He had seven children, Michael Wayne, Patrick Wayne, Ethan Wayne, Mary Antonia Wayne LaCava, Aissa Wayne, Melinda Wayne Munoz and Marisa Wayne.

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Philip Bourneuf

Philip Bourneuf (January 7, 1908 Somerville-March 23, 1979 Santa Monica) also known as Phillip Bournaeauf or Philip Hilaire Bourneuf was an American actor.

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Paul Amiot

Paul Amiot (March 29, 1886 Paris-January 26, 1979 Paris) a.k.a. Paul Henri Amiot or P. Amiot was a French actor.

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Salah Mansour

Salah Mansour (February 3, 1923 Shibin el-Qanater-January 19, 1979 Cairo) was an Egyptian film director, actor and editor.

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Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan (March 20, 1903 Humansville-April 4, 1979 Palm Desert) also known as William Edgar Buchanan was an American actor and dentist. His child is called Buck Buchanan.

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Jack Haley

Jack Haley (August 10, 1898 Boston-June 6, 1979 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Jack Haley Jr., John Joseph Haley, Jr., John Joseph Haley Jr., John Joseph "Jack" Haley or John Joseph Haley was an American actor, vaudeville performer, comedian and singer. He had two children, Jack Haley, Jr. and Gloria Haley.

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Nino Pavese

Nino Pavese (April 10, 1904 Asti-December 21, 1979 Rome) was an Italian actor and voice actor. He had one child, Paila Pavese.

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Renato Chiantoni

Renato Chiantoni (April 19, 1906 Brescia-December 24, 1979 Rome) a.k.a. Renato Chantori, Gay Gallwey or Guy Galway was an Italian actor, film producer and film director.

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Ettore Manni

Ettore Manni (May 6, 1927 Rome-July 27, 1979 Rome) also known as Red Carter or Arturo Manny was an Italian actor.

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André Luguet

André Luguet (May 15, 1892 Fontenay-sous-Bois-May 24, 1979 Cannes) also known as André Maurice Jean Allioux-Luguet or Andre Luguet was a French actor. He had one child, Rosine Luguet.

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Gunnar Lemvigh

Gunnar Lemvigh (March 28, 1909 Copenhagen-November 16, 1979 Denmark) was a Danish actor.

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Poul Müller

Poul Müller (December 31, 1909 Copenhagen-September 15, 1979 Denmark) was a Danish actor.

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Harry Meyen

Harry Meyen (August 31, 1924 Hamburg-April 15, 1979 Hamburg) also known as Harald Haubenstock was a German actor, theatre director and film director. He had one child, David Haubenstock.

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Nikolai Gritsenko

Nikolai Gritsenko (July 24, 1912 Yasynuvata-December 8, 1979 Moscow) also known as Nikolai Olimpiyevich Gritsenko, N. Gritsenko, Nikolai Olimpievich Gritsenko, Mykola Olimpiyovych Hrytsenko or Gritsenko was an Ukrainian actor. He had one child, Denis Kmit.

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Clarence Muse

Clarence Muse (October 14, 1889 Baltimore-October 13, 1979 Perris) a.k.a. Dr. Muse was an American actor, film score composer, screenwriter, film director, lawyer and songwriter.

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Richard Ward

Richard Ward (March 15, 1915 Glenside-July 1, 1979 Coxsackie) was an American actor.

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Toivo Mäkelä

Toivo Mäkelä (September 26, 1909 Loviisa-April 20, 1979 Helsinki) a.k.a. Toivo Armas Sulo Mäkelä was a Finnish actor. He had three children, Juha Mäkelä, Maarita Mäkelä and Markku Mäkelä.

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Valentin Zubkov

Valentin Zubkov (May 12, 1923 Ryazan Oblast-January 18, 1979 Moscow) a.k.a. V. Zubkov or Valentin Ivanovich Zubkov was a Soviet actor. He had one child, Sergei Zubkov.

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Maurizio Arena

Maurizio Arena (December 26, 1933 Rome-November 21, 1979 Rome) a.k.a. Maurizio Di Lorenzo or Arena was an Italian actor and singer.

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Paolo Carlini

Paolo Carlini (January 6, 1922 Santarcangelo di Romagna-November 3, 1979 Rome) was an Italian actor.

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Sydney Tafler

Sydney Tafler (July 31, 1916 London-November 8, 1979 London) a.k.a. Sidney Tafler was an English actor. He had three children, Jennifer Tafler, Jeremy Tafler and Jonathan Tafler.

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George Brent

George Brent (March 15, 1899 Roscommon-May 26, 1979 Solana Beach) also known as George Brendan Nolan or George Nolan was an Irish actor. He had two children, Barry Brent and Suzanne Brent.

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Ted Cassidy

Ted Cassidy (July 31, 1932 Pittsburgh-January 16, 1979 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Theodore Crawford Cassidy, Ted 'Lurch' Cassidy, Cassidy, Ted, Ted Cassidy (Music by Gary Paxton) or Cassidy (Music by Gary Paxton), Ted was an American actor. He had two children, Sean Cassidy and Cameron Cassidy.

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Ben Lyon

Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 Atlanta-March 22, 1979 Honolulu) also known as Ben Lyon, Jr. was an American actor. He had two children, Barbara Lyon and Richard Lyon.

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Arthur Hunnicutt

Arthur Hunnicutt (February 17, 1910 Gravelly, Arkansas-September 26, 1979 Woodland Hills) also known as Arthur Lee Hunnicutt, Arthur Hunnicut or Arthur 'Arkansas' Hunnicutt was an American actor.

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Lee Bowman

Lee Bowman (December 28, 1914 Cincinnati-December 25, 1979 Brentwood) also known as Bowman was an American actor.

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Jon Hall

Jon Hall (February 23, 1915 Fresno-December 13, 1979 North Hollywood) also known as Charles Hall Locher, Lloyd Crane, Charles Locher or Charles Felix Locher was an American actor and film director.

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Felix Aylmer

Felix Aylmer (February 21, 1889 Corsham-September 2, 1979 Surrey) also known as Felix Edward Aylmer-Jones, Sir Felix Aylmer, Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones OBE or Felix Edward Aylmer Jones was an English actor. He had two children, David Aylmer and Jennifer Aylmer.

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Jim Hutton

Jim Hutton (May 31, 1934 Binghamton-June 2, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as Dana James Hutton, Dana J. Hutton, James Hutton or Dana James "Jim" Hutton was an American actor. He had two children, Timothy Hutton and Heidi Hutton.

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John Cromwell

John Cromwell (December 23, 1887 Toledo-September 26, 1979 Santa Barbara) also known as Elwood Dager Cromwell was an American film director, actor and film producer. He had two children, James Cromwell and John Oliver.

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Billy Bletcher

Billy Bletcher (September 24, 1894 Lancaster-January 5, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as William Bletcher, Wm. Bletcher, The Schmaltz Brothers, Billy Fletcher, Billie Bletcher, William "Billy" Bletcher or William Fletcher was an American actor, comedian, voice actor, screenwriter and film director. He had one child, Barbara Bletcher.

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Victor Kilian

Victor Kilian (March 6, 1891 Jersey City-March 11, 1979 Hollywood) also known as Victor Arthur Kilian or Victor Killian was an American actor.

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Jack Soo

Jack Soo (October 28, 1917 Pacific Ocean-January 11, 1979 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Goro Suzuki was an American actor. He had three children, Jayne Suzuki, James Suzuki and Richard Suzuki.

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Manuel Barbeyto

Manuel Barbeyto (March 20, 1902 Tondo-October 26, 1979) also known as Manny was a Filipino actor.

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Frederick Stafford

Frederick Stafford (March 11, 1928 Czechoslovakia-July 28, 1979 Lugano) also known as Frederick Stanford or Friedrich Strobel von Stein was a Czechoslovakian actor. His child is called Roderick Stafford.

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Roddy McMillan

Roddy McMillan (March 23, 1923 Glasgow-July 9, 1979 Glasgow) was a British actor and playwright.

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Richard Hearne

Richard Hearne (January 30, 1908 Norwich-August 23, 1979 Bearsted) a.k.a. Richard Lewis Hearne, Richard 'Mr. Pastry' Hearne, Mr. Pastry or Richard Lewis Hearne, OBE was a British comedian, actor, screenwriter and film producer.

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Kurt Kasznar

Kurt Kasznar (August 12, 1913 Vienna-August 6, 1979 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Kurt Serwicher, Kurt Kaszner or Kurt Servischer was an American actor. His child is called Susan Kasznar.

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David Butler

David Butler (December 17, 1894 San Francisco-June 14, 1979 Arcadia) also known as David W. Butler or David Dalrymple Butler was an American film director, actor, film producer, television director and screenwriter.

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Dick Foran

Dick Foran (June 18, 1910 Flemington-August 10, 1979 Panorama City) also known as John Nicholas Foran, Nick 'Dick' Foran, Richard Foran, Nick Foran, the Singing Cowboy Dick Foran, Dick Foran the Singing Cowboy, John Nicholas 'Dick' Foran or Dick Foran {the Singing Cowboy} was an American actor and singer. His children are called Sean Foran, Patrick Foran, Michael Foran and Thomas Foran.

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Dick Crockett

Dick Crockett (February 27, 1915 Maywood-January 25, 1979 Los Angeles) also known as Richard DeHart Crockett, Richard D. Crockett, Richard Crockett or Richard Crokett was an American actor, stunt performer, film producer and film director.

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Tapio Rautavaara

Tapio Rautavaara (March 8, 1915 Nokia-September 25, 1979 Helsinki) also known as Kaj Tapio Rautavaara or Tapsa Rautavaara was a Finnish singer, actor and athlete. He had three children, , and .

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Tito Alonso

Tito Alonso (November 27, 2014 Buenos Aires-November 27, 1979) also known as Oscar Alonso was an Argentine actor.

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Arno Assmann

Arno Assmann (July 30, 1908 Wrocław-November 30, 1979 Herrsching) was a German actor, film director and screenwriter.

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Tommy Leonetti

Tommy Leonetti (September 10, 1929 Bergen County-September 15, 1979 Houston) also known as Nicola Tomaso Leonetti, Leonetti, Tommy or Nicola Tomaso Lionetti was an American singer, songwriter and actor.

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Anders Ek

Anders Ek (April 7, 1916 Gothenburg-November 17, 1979 Stockholm) was a Swedish actor. He had seven children, Mats Ek, Malin Ek, Niklas Ek, Johan Ek, Marion Ek, Maria Ek and Judit Ek.

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