• Elliott Baker (1922-2007) - Screenwriter and novelist who wrote the source and the script for A Fine Madness. He also wrote the screenplays for Breakout, Luv and Viva Max! He died of cancer February 9, in Los Angeles. (NY Times)
  • P. Bhaskaran (1924-2007) - Indian filmmaker and lyricist. He died February 25. (Monsters & Critics)
  • Janet Blair (1921-2007) - Actress (pictured) who starred in Night of the Eagle, Boys' Night Out and opposite Cary Grant in Once Upon a Time. She died of complications from pneumonia February 19, in Santa Monica, California. (AP)
  • Alicia Bruzzo (1955-2007) - Argentine actress who appears in A Shadow You Soon Will Be, De Mi Barrio con Amor, La Isla and the documentary El Che. She died of lung cancer February 13, in Buenos Aires (Variety)
  • Luther G. Buchheim (1918-2007) - German author of the autobiographical WWII novel Das Boot, which was adapted into the Wolfgang Petersen film. He died of heart failure February 22, in Germany. (Washington Post)
  • Leonard Gaines (1922-2007) - Actor who appears in Scent of a Woman, Rocky II and The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the 8th Dimension. He was also an executive producer of Going in Style. He passed away February 15, in West Hollywood. (LA Times)
  • Peter V. Herald (1920-2007) - Producer and unit production manager for Doctor Detroit, D.C. Cab, Foul Play and Outrageous Fortune. He was also a production manager for Star Wars and Silver Streak. He died from complications due to Parkinson's disease February 17. (LA Times)
  • Johnny Hutch (1913-2006) - British actor and acrobat who worked as a consultant and choreographer for Chaplin. He died December 6, in London. (London Times)
  • Bill McPhee (c.1930-2007) - Actor who appears in The Forgotten, 1918 and On Valentine's Day. He died of breast cancer February 17, in Dallas. (Dallas News)
  • Hugo Moser (1924-2007) - Child neurologist and scientist who was the basis for Peter Ustinov's character in Lorenzo's Oil. He died January 20. (Guardian)
  • O.P. Nayyar (1926-2007) - Hindi composer and music director who scored Aar-Paar, Howrah Bridge and Naya Daur. He died January 28, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. (Guardian)
  • Fons Rademakers (1920-2007) - Dutch filmmaker who directed De Aanslag, which won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for foreign film in 1987. He also directed Max Havelaar, The Rose Garden and Als Twee Druppels Water and acted in Lifespan, Daughters of Darkness and Paul Verhoeven's Katie Tippel. He began his career as an assistant to Vittorio De Sica, Jean Renoir and Charles Crichton. He died of emphysema February 22, in Amsterdam. (AP)
  • Phil Sherman (c.191928-2007) - Former vice president of distribution for Universal Pictures. He died of natural causes February 9, in Arizona (Variety)
  • Derek Waring (1930-2007) - Actor who appears in Barnacle Bill (aka All at Sea). He died of cancer February 21. (Blackpool Today)
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