LifeIn Memoriam January 2018 By Shain E. Thomas - 1st February 2018 0 60 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter 1 of 20 Jon Paul Steuer (March 27, 1984 – January 1, 2018) was an American actor and musician, best known for being the first actor to play Alexander Rozhenko in Star Trek: The Next Generation and for being the first actor to regularly portray Quentin Kelly on the ABC show Grace Under Fire. He was also well known for playing Johnny "Viper" Vennaro in the 1994 children's comedy film Little Giants. After spending several years as a musician, Steuer entered the food service business and owned his own restaurant in Portland, Oregon. Frank Buxton (February 13, 1930 – January 2, 2018) was an American actor, television writer, author, and television director. Edvard Johannes Brost Forssell (25 September 1946 – 4 January 2018) was a Swedish actor. He became recognized for his roles in the shows Stjärnhuset and Rederiet; in Rederiet he appeared in 318 episodes. In 2013 he won a Guldbagge award for his role in the film Avalon. He also had several roles in theater. Harry Landers (born Harry Sorokin; September 3, 1921 – October 2017) was an American character actor. He was born in New York City. Raymond Thomas (29 December 1941 – 4 January 2018) was an English musician, flautist, singer, founding member and composer in the English progressive rock band The Moody Blues. His flute solo on the band's 1967 hit single "Nights in White Satin" is regarded as one of prog rock's "defining moments." Marián Labuda (28 October 1944 – 5 January 2018) was a Slovak actor. Edward Allan Clarke (5 October 1950 – 10 January 2018), better known as "Fast" Eddie Clarke, was a British guitarist who was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motörhead. Of Motörhead's classic lineup, which consisted of Lemmy, himself and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, he was the last surviving member. Mikhail Mikhajlovich Derzhavin (15 June 1936, – 10 January 2018) was a Soviet and Russian actor. Stephane Gauger (August 30, 1969 – January 11, 2018) was a Vietnamese-American film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. Bennie Jean Porter (December 8, 1922 – January 13, 2018) was an American film and television actress. She was notable for her roles in The Youngest Profession (1943), Bathing Beauty (1944), Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945), Till the End of Time (1946), Cry Danger (1951), and in The Left Hand of God (1956). Porter was notable for her marriage with Edward Dmytryk, who was one of the Hollywood Ten, the most prominent blacklisted group in the film industry during the McCarthy era. Peter Wyngarde (23 August 1927 – 15 January 2018) was a British actor best known for playing the character Jason King, a bestselling novelist turned sleuth, in two television series: Department S (1969–70) and Jason King (1971–72). His flamboyant dress sense and stylish performances led to popular success, and he was considered a style icon in Britain and elsewhere in the early 1970s; Mike Myers credited Wyngarde with inspiring the character Austin Powers. Bradford Dillman (April 14, 1930 – January 16, 2018) was an American actor and author. John Bernard Adie Barton CBE (26 November 1928 – 18 January 2018) was a British theatre director and (with Peter Hall) a co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Olivia Carlena Cole (November 26, 1942 – January 19, 2018) was an American actress. Mary Dorothy Maloney (January 29, 1924 – January 19, 2018) was an American actress. Yves Afonso (13 February 1944 – 21 January 2018) was a French actor. He was born in Saulieu in the Côte-d'Or département. Since his uncredited debut in the movie Masculin, féminin in 1966, he had many roles, both in movies and on television. He normally plays supporting roles, and may have been best-known for his role as Inspector Bricard in L'Horloger de Saint-Paul, and the black comedy Week End, where he played Tom Thumb. He died on 21 January 2018 at the age of 73. Jens Dyhr Okking, (18 December 1939 – 21 January 2018) was a Danish actor, singer and politician. Connie Sawyer (born Rosie Cohen; November 27, 1912 – January 21, 2018) was an American stage, film, and television actress, affectionately nicknamed "The Clown Princess of Comedy." She had over 140 film and television credits to her name, but was best known for her appearances in Pineapple Express, Dumb and Dumber, and When Harry Met Sally.... At the time of her death, she was the oldest working actress in Hollywood and oldest member of the Screen Actors Guild and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Supriya Choudhury (8 January 1933 – 26 January 2018) was an Indian Bengali actress who is known for her work in Bengali cinema for more than 50 years. She is best known for her portrayal of Neeta in Ritwik Ghatak's Bengali film Megha Dhaka Tara (1960). She is considered as one of the most aphrodisiac sirens of Indian cinema and was often compared to her contemporary Hollywood legend Sophia Loren. She has been conferred the Filmfare Award and the BFJA Award twice. In 2011, she received the Banga-Vibhushan, the highest civilian honour in West Bengal. In 2014, She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for her contributions to the entertainment industry. Mark Wayne Salling (August 17, 1982 – January 30, 2018) was an American actor and musician. He was known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the television series Glee.