• Stanley S. Canter (1932-2007) - Producer of Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and its sequel, Tarzan and the Lost City. He also produced St. Ives, starring Charles Bronson, W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, starring Burt Reynolds, and Hornet's Nest, starring Rock Hudson. He died of cardiovascular complications October 12, in Santa Monica, California. (Variety)
  • Robert Goulet (1933-2007) - Singer and actor who appears in Beetlejuice, Scrooged, Atlantic City and The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear. He also provided the singing voice for Wheezy the Penguin in Toy Story 2. Read Patrick's full post here.
  • Ray Gravell (1951-2007) - Actor and rugby pro who appears in Damage and Darklands. He died of diabetes October 31, in Spain. (BBC)
  • Evelyn Hamann (1942-2007) - German actress who starred in Ödipussi, Pappa ante Portas and Piratensender Powerplay. She died of lymphoma October 29, in Hamburg. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Patrick Mynhardt (1932-2007) - South African actor who appears in Stander, The Naked Prey, Zulu Dawn and A Good Man in Africa. He died October 25 in London. (Variety)
  • Yizrael Poliakov (1941-2007) - Israeli comedian who starred in Halfon Hill Doesn't Answer. He died of a heart attack October 30, in Petach-Tikva, Israel. (Israel National News)
  • Linda Stein (1945-2007) - Co-manager of The Ramones until 1980, later a real-estate broker to the stars, who appears in the documentaries End of the Century and Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone. She was beaten to death October 30 in her Manhattan apartment. (Variety)
  • Senkichi Taniguchi (1912-2007) - Japanese filmmaker who directed International Secret Police: Key of Keys, which Woody Allen famously re-dubbed and re-released as What's Up, Tiger Lily? He also co-wrote Akira Kurosawa's The Silent Duel and made a number of movies starring Toshirô Mifune, including The Gambling Samurai, The Lost World of Sinbad and Snow Trail. He died of pneumonia October 29, in Tokyo. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Paul Tibbets (1915-2007) - Pilot of the Enola Gay, the B-29 plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, who appears as himself in the documentary Price for Peace and in archival footage in Atomic Cafe and Trinity and Beyond. He died November 1 in Columbus, Ohio. (International Herald Tribune)
  • Peter Viertel (1920-2007) - Novelist and screenwriter who co-wrote Hitchcock's Saboteur, John Sturges' The Old Man and the Sea, Vadim's The Night Heaven Fell and John Huston's The African Queen, Beat the Devil and We Were Strangers. He also co-adapted his own novel White Hunter Black Heart, which Clint Eastwood directed. He appears as himself in a documentary about Orson Welles titled Brunnen (The Well) and he was married to Deborah Kerr up until her death last month. He died November 5. (Eux.tv)
  • Patrick Yacono (1969-2007) - Sound re-recording mixer for the restorations of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Magic. He died of a heart attack October 27, in Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times)
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