• Norah Baring (1907-1944) - Actress (pictured) who was thought to be still alive (at least by the IMDb and Genarians.com) was finally found to have died in a car crash over 60 years ago. She started in silent films, such as Anthony Asquith's Underground and A Cottage on Dartmoor, and then featured in early talkies, including Hitchcock's Murder!
  • Monty Berman (1913-2006) - Director, cinematographer, producer and writer, mostly of B-movies for his company, Tempean Films, like Jack the Ripper, The Siege of Sidney Street and The Hellfire Club. His greatest credits are probably as a cameraman, though. In this early position, he worked on The Edge of the World and The Third Man. He died June 14 of natural causes, in London.
  • Joel Ehrlich (1942-2006) - Executive producer on Below the Belt and Luminarias. He died on July 28 following a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.
  • Marty Farrell (c.1928-2006) - TV writer who penned script for Academy Awards broadcasts and AFI specials, and who also appeared in Raging Bull. He died of colon cancer on July 19, in Los Angeles.
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