American actors died in Helicopter crash

Here are 1 famous actors from United States of America died in Helicopter crash:

Bill Graham

Bill Graham (January 8, 1931 Berlin-October 25, 1991 Vallejo) also known as Wolfgang Grajonca, Wulf Wolodia Grajonca, Uncle Bobo, Wolodia Grajonca or Wolfgang was an American businessperson, promoter, actor, impresario and soldier. His children are called David Graham and Alex Graham.

Bill Graham was born in Berlin and was the child of Russian Jewish parents who fled during the rise of the Nazi party. Graham was forced to flee Germany at a young age and was eventually taken in by a foster family in the Bronx, New York City. As a young man, he joined the United States Army and fought in the Korean War. After his time in the service, Graham moved to San Francisco and began his career as a music promoter. He is credited with being instrumental in the success of the San Francisco music scene in the 1960s, which included the legendary band The Grateful Dead. Graham also managed and promoted a number of other famous artists during his career, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and The Rolling Stones. In addition to his work in the music industry, Graham was also known for his philanthropic efforts and his work with charitable organizations. He died tragically in a helicopter crash in 1991 while returning from a Huey Lewis and the News concert. His legacy in the music world endures to this day.

Read more about Bill Graham on Wikipedia »

Related articles