Master of cinema Mario Monicelli died yesterday at the San Giovanni hospital in Rome, where he was admitted a few day ago for a prostate cancer: he wanted to choose the moment of his death so he took his own life jumping from a window.
Leslie Nielsen died yesterday from the complications of pneumonia in a hospital near his house in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Bruce Jun Fan Lee was born on November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA.
Terrence Vance Gilliam was born on November 22, 1940 in Medicine Lake, Minnesota, USA. In 1968 he took British citizenship. In 1996 renounced his American citizenship.
The great actor Tony Curtis died tonight. Born on July 3, 1925 as Bernard Schwartz, son of Jewish Hungarian immigrants, Curtis served in the U.S.A. Navy during World War II and after his discharge he studied acting at New York.