Tag: accident

Elizabeth Siddal

(1829–1862) Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, Lizzie The artist’s works: Lady Affixing Pennant to a Knight’s Spear c.1856 Tate Britain, London Sir Patrick Spens 1856 Tate Britain, London Lizzie in Art: Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Christopher Reeve

(1952–2004) Christopher D’Olier Reeve Filmography as Actor: Somewhere in Time 1980 Director: Jeannot Szwarc Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour     The Remains of the Day 1993 Director: James Ivory Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson   Born September 25 1952 New York, NY (USA) Died October…

Isadora Duncan

(1877–1927) Angela Isadora Duncan Isadora in Film: Isadora 1968 Director: Karel Reisz Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, John Fraser   Born May 26 1877 San Francisco, CA (USA) Died September 14 1927 Nice (France) Cause of death Accident Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Husband (1922-1925) Sergei…

Howard Hawks

(1896–1977) Howard Winchester Hawks Filmography as Director: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 Director: Howard Hawks Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe   Born May 30 1896 Goshen, IN (USA) Died December 26 1977 Palm Springs, CA (USA) Cause of death Accident (fall) Occupation Film director…

Julien Duvivier

(1896–1967) Filmography as Director: Anna Karenina 1948 Director: Julien Duvivier Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson     Filmography as Writer: Paris When It Sizzles 1964 Director: Richard Quine Starring: Audrey Hepburn, William Holden     Born October 8 1896 Lille (France) Died October 29 1967 Paris (France) Cause…

Robert Walker

(1918–1951) Robert Hudson Walker Filmography as Actor: Strangers on a Train 1951 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman   Born October 13 1918 Salt Lake City, UT (USA) Died August 28 1951 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Accident (overdose)…

Ambroise Vollard

(1866–1939) Ambroise Vollard in Art: Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Portrait d’Ambroise Vollard 1899 Petit Palais, Paris     Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919) Ambroise Vollard au foulard rouge c.1899 Petit Palais, Paris     Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919) Ambroise Vollard 1904–1905 (printed 1919) National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  …

Whitney Houston

(1963–2012) Whitney Elizabeth Houston Filmography as Actress: The Bodyguard 1992 Director: Mick Jackson Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston   Born August 9 1963 Newark, NJ (USA) Died February 11 2012 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Cause of death Accident (drowning) Occupation Actress Model Occupation Producer Singer…

Henry Jones

(1912–1999) Henry Burk Jones Filmography as Actor: Vertigo 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak     Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 Director: George Roy Hill Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford   Born August 1 1912…