In Memoriam

Tributes to industry legends through their movies, personal stories, and their fans.
93rd Oscars
April 25, 2021

It was a year of profound loss in so many ways. At the Academy, we remember these accomplished filmmakers and artists.

A look back
James Aicholtz (Sound)-square
James Lawrence Aicholtz
Re-Recording Mixer
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John Aldred
Sound Mixer
Pat Alphin (Actress)
Patricia Alphin
Actress
Michael-Apted
Michael Apted
Director; Producer
Carol-Arthur
Carol Arthur
Actress
Kelly Asbury (Animator)
Kelly Asbury
Director; Writer; Animator
Bhanu Athaiya
Bhanu Athaiya
Costume Designer
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Jean-Pierre Bacri
Actor; Writer
Chuck-Bail
Chuck Bail
Stunt Performer; Actor; Director
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Bruce Baillie
Experimental Filmmaker; Distributor
Brenda Banks (Animation)-square
Brenda Banks
Animator
Reuven Bar-Yotam
Reuven Bar-Yotam
Actor; Writer
Michael Battaglia
Michael Battaglia
Publicist
Orson Bean
Orson Bean
Actor
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Julie Bennett (Marianne Daniels)
Actress; Personal Manager
Warren Berlinger (Actor)
Warren Berlinger
Actor
Walter Bernstein
Walter Bernstein
Writer; Producer
William Bernstein
William Bernstein
Executive
Steve Bing
Steve Bing
Producer; Writer; Philanthropist
Honor Blackman
Honor Blackman
Actress
Else Blangsted (Music Editor)
Else Blangsted
Music Editor
Mark Blum
Mark Blum
Actor
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Antonio Bolívar (Salvador)
Actor
Claude Bolling
Claude Bolling
Composer
Lucia Bose
Lucia Bosé
Actress
Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman
Actor
Perry Botkin Jr
Perry Botkin, Jr.
Composer; Songwriter
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Paul C. Brandon
Agent
Wilford Brimley
Wilford Brimley
Actor
Timothy-Brown
Timothy Brown
Athlete; Actor
Flavio Bucci
Flavio Bucci
Actor
Jeremy Bulloch
Jeremy Bulloch
Actor
Allan-Burns
Allan Burns
Writer
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Kevin Burns
Producer
Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Actor
Zoe Caldwell
Zoe Caldwell
Actress
RD Call
R.D. Call
Actor
ColleenCallaghan
Colleen Callaghan
Hairstylist
Earl Cameron
Earl Cameron
Actor
Carmine Capobianco
Carmine Capobianco
Actor; Writer
PIerre-Cardin
Pierre Cardin
Fashion Designer
John Bud Cardos
John "Bud" Cardos
Actor; Stunt Performer; Production Manager; Director
Lewis John Carlino
Lewis John Carlino
Writer; Director
Jean-Claude-Carriere
Jean-Claude Carrière
Writer; Director
Steve Carver
Steve Carver
Director
Baby Peggy
Diana Serra Cary (Baby Peggy)
Child Actress; Historian
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Raymond Cauchetier
Photographer
Marienus Dominic Cetani
Marienus Dominic Cetani
Painter; Paint Foreman
Marge Champion
Marge Champion
Actress; Dancer; Choreographer
Michael Chapman (Cinematographers Branch)
Michael Chapman
Cinematographer; Director
Hélène Châtelain-square
Hélène Chatelain
Actress; Director
Soumitra Chatterjee
Soumitra Chatterjee
Actor
Robert Cheren (Executives)-square
Robert M. Cheren
Executive
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Roy Christopher
Production Designer; Art Director
Denny Clairmont
Denny Clairmont
Equipment Supplier
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Harry Clein
Publicist
Ron Cobb
Ron Cobb
Production Designer; Cartoonist
Robert Cobert
Robert Cobert
Composer
Martin-Cohen
Martin Cohen
Post-production Executive; Producer; Preservationist
Raphaël-Coleman
Raphaël Coleman
Actor
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Actor
Robert Conrad
Robert Conrad
Actor
Kevin Conway
Kevin Conway
Actor
Ben Cooper
Ben Cooper
Actor
Cis-Corman
Cis Corman
Casting director; Producer
Gene Corman
Gene Corman
Producer
Stuart Cornfeld (Producer)-square
Stuart Cornfeld
Producer
Linda Cristal (Actress)2-square
Linda Cristal
Actress
Denise Cronenberg
Denise Cronenberg
Costume Designer
Norm-Crosby
Norm Crosby
Actor; Comedian
Ben Cross
Ben Cross
Actor
Marcus D'Amico (Actor)
Marcus D'Amico
Actor
Sonia Darrin
Sonia Darrin
Actress
Henry Darrow
Henry Darrow
Actor
Allen Daviau
Allen Daviau
Cinematographer
Mac Davis
Mac Davis
Singer; Actor; Songwriter
Matteo De Cosmo
Matteo De Cosmo
Art Director
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Kellam de Forest
Researcher
Olivia De Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
Actress
Gene Deitch
Gene Deitch
Animator; Director; Producer
Suzy Delair
Suzy Delair
Actress
Nathalie Delon
Nathalie Delon
Actress
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Robert De Mora
Costume Designer
Brian-Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
Actor
Giannetto-De-Rossi-square
Giannetto De Rossi
Makeup Artist
Dustin Diamond
Dustin Diamond
Actor
José Luis Díaz (Sound Editor)-square
José Luis Díaz
Sound Editor
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Dena Dietrich
Actress
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Nancy Dine
Director; Producer; Photographer
Norma Doggett
Norma Doggett
Actress
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Jörn Donner
Director; Writer; Producer
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Leonard Ralph Drake
Hairstylist
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James Drury
Actor
Ja'Net DuBois
Ja'Net DuBois
Actress; Songwriter
Marj Dusay (Actress)2
Marj Dusay
Actress
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Gene Dynarski
Actor
Michael Economou
Michael Economou
Film Editor
John Ericson
John Ericson
Actor
Edward S Feldman (Producer)
Edward S. Feldman
Producer
Andrew J Fenady (Producer, Writer)
Andrew J. Fenady
Producer; Writer
Mike Fenton
Mike Fenton
Casting Director
Conchata-Ferrell
Conchata Ferrell
Actress
Lee Fierro
Lee Fierro
Actress
Rhonda Fleming
Rhonda Fleming
Actress
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Michael H. Franklin
Attorney; Guild Executive
John Fraser
John Fraser
Actor
Les Fresholtz
Les Fresholtz
Sound Mixer
Bruce Jay Friedman
Bruce Jay Friedman
Writer
Chuck Fries
Chuck Fries
Producer
Seizō Fukumoto
Seizō Fukumoto
Actor
Simone Gad (Actress)-square
Simone Gad
Actress
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Tony Garber
Sound Editor
Allen Garfield
Allen Garfield
Actor
Leon Gast
Leon Gast
Documentarian
Kevin Genther-(Marketing-and-Public-Relations)
Kevin Genther
Publicity Executive
George Gibbs
George Gibbs
Special Effects
David Giler-square
David Giler
Writer; Producer; Director
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Milton Glaser
Graphic Designer
Mary Pat (Actress)-square
Mary Pat Gleason
Actress
Morton H. Goldenberg
Morton H. Goldenberg
Cinematographer
Billy Goldenberg
Billy Goldenberg
Composer
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Danny Goldman
Actor; Casting Director
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Michael F. Goldman
Executive
Charles Allen Gordon (Producer)
Charles (Chuck) Gordon
Producer
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Jack Gordon
Executive
Stuart Gordon
Stuart Gordon
Director; Writer
Galyn Gorg
Galyn Görg
Actress
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Mary Grady
Talent Agent
Juilette-Greco
Juliette Gréco
Singer; Actress
Alberto Grimaldi (Producer)
Alberto Grimaldi
Producer
LyndaGurasich (Hairstylist)-square
Lynda Gurasich
Hairstylist
Jonas Gwangwa
Jonas Gwangwa
Composer; Musician
Ben Halpern
Ben Halpern
Publicist
James Hampton (Actor)
James Hampton
Actor
Michael Hancock (Makeup Artist)
Michael Hancock
Makeup Artist
Hara-Masato
Masato Hara
Producer
Haya Harareet
Haya Harareet
Actress
Frank Harris (Director)
Frank Harris
Cinematographer; Director; Writer
Ronald Harwood
Ronald Harwood
Writer
Jim Haynie (Actor)-square
Jim Haynie
Actor
Hilary Heath
Hilary Heath
Actress
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Paul M. Heller
Producer; Art Director
Monte Hellman-square
Monte Hellman
Writer; Producer; Director; Editor
Gloria Henry
Gloria Henry
Actress
Richard Herd
Richard T. Herd
Actor
Pembroke Herring (Film Editor)-square
Pembroke J. Herring
Film Editor
Irm Herrmann
Irm Herrmann
Actress
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Bruce Herschensohn
Director; Writer; Broadcast Journalist
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Jery Hewitt
Stunt Coordinator; Stunt Performer
Roberta Hodes courtesy of Vassar College Digital Archive
Roberta Hodes
Script Supervisor; Writer; Educator
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
Actor
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
Actor
John Hora
John Hora
Cinematographer
Israel-Horovitz
Israel Horovitz
Writer; Director
AE Hotchner
A. E. Hotchner
Writer
Jim-Houston
Jim Houston
Engineer; Executive
Tony Hsieh (Investor)
Tony Hsieh
Financier
Peter H Hunt
Peter H. Hunt
Director
Enrique Irazoqui
Enrique Irazoqui
Actor
Andrew Jack (Dialect Coach, Actor)4-square
Andrew Jack
Dialect Coach; Actor
Anthony James
Anthony James
Actor
Lucy Jarvis (Producer)
Lucy Jarvis
Producer
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Zizi (Renée) Jeanmaire
Dancer; Actress
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Milena Jelínek
Writer; Educator
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Rafer Johnson
Athlete; Actor
Eugene S. Jones (Producer, Director)-square
Eugene S. Jones
Producer; Director
Robert-C-Jones
Robert C. Jones
Film Editor; Writer
Remy Julienne
Rémy Julienne
Stunt Coordinator; Stunt Performer
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Nelly Kaplan
Director; Writer; Actress
Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor
Actor
Al-Kasha
Al Kasha
Songwriter; Composer
Zitto Kazann
Zitto Kazann
Actor
Hugh Keays-Byrne
Hugh Keays-Byrne
Actor
Jack Kehoe (Actor)
Jack Kehoe
Actor
Paula Kelly
Paula Kelly
Actress; Dancer
Irrfan Khan (Actor)
Irrfan Khan
Actor
Gary Kibbe-square
Gary B. Kibbe
Cinematographer
Kim Ki Duk-square
Kim Ki-duk
Director; Writer
Larry King
Larry King
Actor; Television Host
Bruce Kirby
Bruce Kirby
Actor
Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
Actress
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Tom Kobayashi
Sound Executive
Yaphet Kotto
Yaphet Kotto
Actor
Larry Kramer
Larry Kramer
Writer; Producer
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Herbert Kretzmer
Songwriter
Tom-Lacy
Tom Lacy
Actor
John Lafia
John Lafia
Writer; Director
Peter Lamont
Peter Lamont
Production Designer; Art Director; Set Decorator
David Lander-square
David L. Lander
Actor
Dieter Laser
Dieter Laser
Actor
Cloris-Leachman
Cloris Leachman
Actress
John Le Carre
John le Carré
Writer
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Moonyeenn Lee
Agent; Casting Director
Ronald (Ronnie) Leif (Associates)-square
Ronnie Leif
Agent
Mike Le-Mare (Sound Editor)
Mike Le-Mare
Sound Editor
Tom Lester
Tom Lester
Actor
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Colin D. Leventhal
Executive
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Sidney Levin
Film Editor
Gunnel-Lindblom-square
Gunnel Lindblom
Actress; Director
William Link (Writer, Producer)-square
William Link
Writer; Producer
James Lipton
James Lipton
Actor; Writer; Producer; Television Host
Tommy Tiny Lister
Tommy "Tiny" Lister
Actor; Athlete
Little Richard
Little Richard
Singer; Songwriter; Musician
Michael Lonsdale
Michael Lonsdale
Actor
Trini Lopez
Trini López
Actor; Musician
Kurt-Leudtke-square
Kurt M. Luedtke
Writer
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Ann Lynn
Actress
Vera-Lynn
Vera Lynn
Singer; Actress
John Mahon
John Mahon
Actor
Bruce Mallen (Producer)-square
Bruce Mallen
Producer
Johnny Mandel
Johnny Mandel
Composer
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Loring Mandel
Writer
Joseph Manduke (Producer, Director)-square
Joseph Manduke
Producer; Director
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Cecilia Mangini
Director; Documentarian
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Steven Manios Sr.
Optical Developer
Isidore Mankovsky (Cinematographer)
Isidore Mankofsky
Cinematographer
Linda-Manz
Linda Manz
Actress
Jose Mojica Marins
José Mojica Marins
Actor; Director; Writer
Malcolm-Marmorstein-square
Malcolm Marmorstein
Writer
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Tonie Marshall
Actress; Director; Writer
Wolfgang E Marum (Associate)-square
Wolfgang E. Marum
Assistant Director; Producer
Helen McCrory-square
Helen McCrory
Actress
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Ron McLarty
Actor
Larry McMurtry
Larry McMurtry
Writer
Terrence-McNally
Terrence McNally
Writer
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Armelia McQueen
Actress
Michael Medwin
Michael Medwin
Actor; Producer
Charlie Meeker
Charlie Meeker
Producer; Attorney
Jiří Menzel-square
Jiri Menzel
Director; Writer; Actor
Alan-Metter
Alan Metter
Director
Thomas L Miller
Thomas L. Miller
Producer
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
Composer
Ken Muggleston (Set Decorator)-square
Ken Muggleston
Set Decorator
Alan Robert Murray (Sound Editor)
Alan Robert Murray
Sound Editor
Kellye-Nakahara
Kellye Nakahara
Actress
Lori Nelson
Lori Nelson
Actress
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Luis Nepomuceno
Producer; Director
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Claudette Nevins
Actress
Norman Newberry
Norman Newberry
Art Director
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David Nichols
Production Designer
Daria Nicolodi
Daria Nicolodi
Actress; Writer
Lennie NIehaus
Lennie Niehaus
Musician; Composer
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Ken Nightingall
Boom Operator
Donald Britton Nunley (Associate)-square
Donald B. Nunley
Property Master
Nobuhiko Obayashi
Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
Director; Writer; Editor
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George Ogilvie
Director
Walter Olkiewicz-square
Walter Olkewicz
Actor
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Jonathan Oppenheim
Documentary Film Editor
Ernie Orsatti-square
Ernie F. Orsatti
Actor; Stunt Performer; Stunt Coordinator; Second Unit Director
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Arthur G. Ottinger
Sound Editor
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Geoffrey Palmer
Actor
Alan Parker
Alan Parker
Director; Writer
Goran-Paskaljevic
Goran Paskaljevic
Director; Writer
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Alan Pattillo
Film Editor; Sound Editor
David Paul (Actor)-square
David Paul
Actor
Krzysztof-Penderecki
Krzysztof Penderecki
Composer
Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin
Television Host
Michel Piccoli
Michel Piccoli
Actor; Director
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Ronald Pickup
Actor
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Edward Pisoni
Art Director; Production Designer
Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
Actor
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Bonnie Pointer
Singer
Tom-Pollock-square
Thomas Pollock
Executive; Entertainment Attorney
Leslie-Pope
Leslie Pope
Set Decorator
Peggy Pope
Peggy Pope
Actress
Anthony Powell-square
Anthony Powell
Costume Designer
Roy M Prendergast
Roy M. Prendergast
Music Editor
Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston
Actress
David Prowse-square
David Prowse
Actor
William (Bill) Pursell (Musician, Composer)
William Pursell
Composer
AdolfoQuinones-square
Adolfo "Shabba Doo" Quiñones
Actor
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Kevin Rafferty
Documentarian
Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput
Actor
Tommy Rall
Tommy Rall
Actor
Al Ramrus
Al Ramrus
Writer
Marion Ramsey
Marion Ramsey
Actress
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Elsa Raven
Actress
Helen-Reddy-square
Helen Reddy
Singer; Actress
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Marge Redmond
Actress
Sumner Redstone
Sumner Redstone
Executive
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
Actor; Writer; Director; Producer
Ann Reinking
Ann Reinking
Actress
Gene Reynolds
Gene Reynolds
Actor
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Allan Rich
Actor
John Richardson
John Richardson
Actor
Peter Mark Richman
Peter Mark Richman
Actor
Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
Actress
Claude-A-Riggins
Claude A. Riggins
Production Sound Mixer
Paul Ritter
Paul Ritter
Actor
Tanya Roberts
Tanya Roberts
Actress
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Michel Robin
Actor
Jimmie Rodgers (Actor, Singer)
Jimmie Rodgers
Singer; Actor
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Maurice Roëves
Actor
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Danny Rogers
Stunt Performer
Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers
Singer; Actor
Annie Ross
Annie Ross
Singer; Actress
Charles-Gregory-Ross
Charles Gregory Ross
Hairstylist
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Joe Ross
Actor
Giuseppe Rotunno-square
Giuseppe Rotunno
Cinematographer
Richard Rush (Director)-square
Richard Rush
Writer; Director
Nanci-Ryder
Nanci Ryder
Publicist
Antonio Sabato-square
Antonio Sabato (Sr.)
Actor
Reni Santoni
Reni Santoni
Actor
John Saxon
John Saxon
Actor
Murray Schisgal
Murray Schisgal
Writer; Producer
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Adam Schlesinger
Songwriter; Composer
Joel Schumacher
Joel Schumacher
Director; Writer; Producer; Costumer Designer
Gerard-Schurmann
Gerard Schurmann
Composer; Orchestrator
Ron Schwary
Ronald L. Schwary
Producer
Enzo Sciotti-square
Enzo Sciotti
Poster Designer
Esther Scott
Esther Scott
Actress
George Segal
George Segal
Actor
Maurice Segal (Advertising and Publicity Executive)-square
Maurice Segal
Advertising and Publicity Executive
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John Sessions
Actor; Comedian
John Herman Shaner (Writer, Actor)
John Herman Shaner
Writer; Actor
Shashikala
Shashikala
Actress
Barbara Shelley
Barbara Shelley
Actress
Lynn Shelton
Lynn Shelton
Director
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Keith Short
Sculptor
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John Shrapnel
Actor
Haim Shtrum
Haim Shtrum
Studio Musician
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Robert A. Sidell
Makeup Artist
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Gregory Sierra
Actor
Felix Silla-square
Felix Silla
Actor
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Geno Silva
Actor
Joan Micklin Silver
Joan Micklin Silver
Director; Writer
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Flor Silvestre
Actress; Singer
DMX
Earl "DMX" Simmons
Singer; Actor
Marty Simmons-square
Matty Simmons
Producer
Michael Wolf Snyder (Production Sound Mixer)
Michael Wolf Snyder
Production Sound Mixer; Boom Operator
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Fernando E. Solanas
Director; Writer; Producer
Herbert F Solow
Herbert F. Solow
Executive; Producer
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Phyllis Somerville
Actress
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Peter Sova
Cinematographer
Martin Spellman
Martin Spellman
Actor
Volker Spengler
Volker Spengler
Actor
Lynn Stalmaster
Lynn Stalmaster
Casting Director
Jim Steinman-square
Jim Steinman
Songwriter; Composer
Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart
Actress
Jerry Stiller
Jerry Stiller
Actor; Comedian
Julie Strain
Julie Strain
Actress
Ann Sullivan
Ann Sullivan
Animator
Carol Sutton
Carol Sutton
Actress
Joe Sutton
Joe Sutton
Publicist
Yuko Takeuchi
Yûko Takeuchi
Actress
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Fred Talmage
Film Editor, Post-production Executive
Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier
Director
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Marilyn Jacobs Tenser
Producer; Executive
Kurt Thomas
Kurt Thomas
Actor
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Cheryl Tiano
Music Agent
Pamela Tiffin
Pamela Tiffin
Actress
Stacy Title
Stacy Title
Director; Writer; Producer
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Moufida Tlatli
Director; Writer
Ann-E-Tod-square
Ann E. Todd
Actress
Alan R Tomkins
Alan R. Tomkins
Art Director
Alex Trebek
Alex Trebek
Actor; Producer; Television Host
Nicholas Tucci
Nicholas Tucci
Actor
Houston Tumlin
Houston Tumlin
Actor
Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
Actress
Eddie-Van-Halen-classic
Eddie Van Halen
Musician; Composer
Dan Van Husen
Dan van Husen
Actor
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Joseph (Josef) Vilsmaier
Director; Producer
Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow
Actor
Lyle Waggoner
Lyle Waggoner
Actor
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Kent Wakeford
Cinematographer
Jessica Walter
Jessica Walter
Actress
Gordon-Weaver
Gordon Weaver
Executive
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Charles Webb
Writer
Gordon A Webb (Producer)
Gordon A. Webb
Producer; Production Manager
Joan-Weldon
Joan Weldon
Actress
Dawn-Wells
Dawn Wells
Actress
Robert Werden (Marketing and Public Relations)
Robert Werden
Publicist
Marvin G Westmore
Marvin G. Westmore
Makeup Artist
Jon-Whiteley-with-Dirk-Bogarde
Jon Whiteley
Actor
Stuart Whitman
Stuart Whitman
Actor
Fred Willard
Fred Willard
Actor; Comedian
Duncan-Wilmore
Duncan Wilmore
Military consultant; Actor
Barbara Windsor
Barbara Windsor
Actress
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Mel Winkler
Actor
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Arthur Wooster
Cinematographer; Second Unit Director
Jerome M Zeitman (Agent)
Jerome M. Zeitman
Talent Agent; Producer
Zhang Zhao
Zhang Zhao
Executive; Producer
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