• Sergio Bardotti (1939-2007) - Composer of the scores to Summertime Killer, The Grand Duel and Os Saltimbancos Trapalhões, which was based on his play. He died April 11, in Rome. (IMDb)
  • Ellen Bergman (1919-2007) - Choreographer on husband Ingmar Bergman's Three Strange Loves. She died March 6. (Guardian)
  • Roscoe Lee Brown (1925-2007) - Actor who appears in Topaz, The Cowboys, The Comedians, Uptown Saturday Night, Super Fly T.N.T. and Jumpin' Jack Flash. He also provided his voice for Babe, Babe: Pig in the City, Logan's Run (pictured), Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Treasure Planet and Oliver & Company. He died of cancer April 11, in Los Angeles. (Variety)
  • AJ Carothers (1931-2007) - Screenwriter of The Secret of My Success, Hero at Large and The Happiest Millionaire. He died of cancer April 9, in Los Angeles. (IMDb)
  • Stan Daniels (c.1934-2007) - Emmy-winning writer who co-scripted The Lonely Guy. He died of heart failure April 6, in Encino, California. (Variety)
  • Howard Goorney (1921-2007) - British actor who appears in Fiddler on the Roof, The Hill and Bedazzled. He died March 29, in England. (The Times)
  • Don Ho (1930-2007) - Hawaiian entertainer who plays an evil slumlord in Joe's Apartment. He died of heart failure April 14, in Honolulu. (NY Times)
  • George Jenkins (1908-2007) - Oscar-winning production designer for All the President's Men. He was also nominated for The China Syndrome. He also worked as an art director or production designer on The Best Years of Our Lives, Wait Until Dark, The Miracle Worker, Klute, Funny Lady, Sophie's Choice and Presumed Innocent. He died April 6, in Santa Monica, California. (NY Times)
  • Elizabeth Jolley (1923-2007) - Writer of the novel-turned-film The Well. She died February 13. (NY Times)
  • James Lyons (c.1960-2007) - Editor of Todd Haynes' films from Poison to Far From Heaven. He also co-wrote the story for Haynes' Velvet Goldmine and acted in both Poison and Safe. Non-Haynes work included editing The Virgin Suicides, Prozac Nation and Imaginary Heroes and acting in I Shot Andy Warhol. He died of squamous cell cancer, which followed ten years of treatment for HIV, April 12, in New York City. (NY Times)
  • Florence Mandarino (c.1920-2007) - Movie extra who appears in Running Scared (1986), Curly Sue and Under Siege. She died of complications related to congestive heart failure April 5, in Los Gatos, California. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Barry Nelson (1920-2007) - Actor who appears in The Shining and Shadow of the Thin Man. Read Matt's full obit here.
  • Margaret Perry (1913-2007) - Actress who appears in Go West Young Man, New Morals For Old and Ceiling Zero. She was the daughter of Antoinette "Tony Awards" Perry and was formerly married to Burgess Meredith. She died April 8, in Colorado. (Playbill)
  • Harry Rasky (1928-2007) - Canadian documentary filmmaker who earned an Oscar nomination for Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love. He died of a heart attack April 9. (cbc.ca)
  • Justine Saunders (1953-2007) - Australian actress who starred in The Fringe Dwellers and appears in The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith and Wim Wenders' Until the End of the World. She died April 15. (The West Australian)
  • Don Selwyn (?-2007) - Maori actor and filmmaker who appears in Sleeping Dogs, Goodbye Pork Pie and Mesmerized. He also directed The Maori Merchant of Venice and was casting director for Once Were Warriors and What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? He died April 13, in New Zealand. (NZ Herald)
  • Art Simon (c.1939-2007) - Former agent with William Morris. He was also Goldie Hawn's personal manager after he discovered her in the 1960s. He died of heart failure April 2, in Los Angeles. (Variety)
  • Martha Thimmesch (1961-2007) - Actress who appears in The Crossing Guard. She was found dead in her apartment March 26th, in Dubuque, Iowa. (KCRG.com)
  • Zlatina Todeva (1926-2007) - Bulgarian actress who appears in Tuvalu, Mila from Mars and Blueberry Hill. She died April 14, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. (FOCUS)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) - Iconic author who wrote the novel-turned-film Slaughterhouse-Five. See my full post here.
  • Jack Williams (1921-2007) - Stuntman for sixty years who doubled for Errol Flynn, Kirk Douglas and Charlton Heston. He also performed stunts for Gone With the Wind, Red River, Rio Bravo, The Magnificent Seven, Innerspace and Wild Wild West. He died April 10, in Sylmar, California. (The Signal)
  • John Zaccaro (c.1935-2007) - Actor who appears in West Side Story, Ben Hur, The Other Side of the Mountain and Cornbread, Earl and Me. He also headed The International Health and Medicine Film Festival. He died March 21, in Los Angeles. (Variety)
CATEGORIES Obits, Cinematical