Dead People Server

People Whose Last Names Start With Z

Dead People Server Sitemap

Saul Zaentz (movie producer) -- Dead. Alzheimer's Disease. Died January 3, 2014. Born February 28, 1921. Won three Best Picture Oscars for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The English Patient. Died same day as Phil Everly and Alicia Rhett.  Home Page  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary

Millie Zantow (recycling activist) -- Dead. Died August 3, 2014. Born February 13, 1923. In the early '80s, developed the 1-7 codes for plastic recycling now stamped on the bottom of most plastics.  Home Page  twitter  Obituary

Darryl F. Zanuck (movie mogul) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died December 22, 1979. Born September 5, 1902. Produced The Longest Day, The King and I and Lifeboat.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Richard D. Zanuck (movie mogul) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died July 13, 2012. Born December 13, 1934. Producer of hits like The Sting, Driving Miss Daisy and Alice in Wonderland.  Wikipedia  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Frank Zappa (musician) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died December 4, 1993. Born December 21, 1940. Father of a brood of non-commercial music (Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar) and a number of interestingly-named children.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Michael Zaslow (actor) -- Dead. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - "Lou Gehrig's Disease"). Died December 6, 1998. Born November 1, 1942. Soap star who was acting until just a few weeks before his death.  IMDb

Roger Zelazny (author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 14, 1995. Born May 13, 1937. The Great Book of Amber.   AwardWeb

Lena Zavaroni (singer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 1, 1999. Born November 4, 1963. Popular child singer ("Ma, He's Makin' Eyes at Me") in the mid-70s, suffered from anorexia and depression for over 20 years.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Robert Zemeckis (director/producer) -- Alive. Born May 14, 1951. Directed the Back to the Future movies, Forrest Gump and Contact, ex-husband of Mary Ellen Trainor.  twitter  IMDb

Warren Zevon (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died September 7, 2003. Born January 24, 1946. "Werewolves of London," diagnosed with inoperable cancer in late 2002, but outlived his doctor's prediction by about six months and produced one last album The Wind.  Home Page  IMDb

Zhao Ziyang (Chinese leader) -- Dead. Died January 17, 2005. Born October 17, 1919. A Chinese leader who tried to bring democratic reforms, outsted from power during the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, died on the same day as Virginia Mayo and Albert Schatz.  Home Page

Howard Zieff (director) -- Dead. Parkinson's disease. Died February 22, 2009. Born October 21, 1927. Director of Private Benjamin and classic commercials like the "Spicy meatball" ad for Alka-Seltzer.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Zig Ziglar (motivational speaker) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 28, 2012. Born November 6, 1926. Folksy, popular speaker who wrote books like See You At the Top and Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World.  Wikipedia  twitter  Obituary  FindAGrave

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (actor) -- Dead. Died May 2, 2014. Born November 30, 1918. The FBI, 77 Sunset Strip, father of Stephanie Zimbalist, son of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. and the soprano Alma Gluck.  Wikipedia  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Paul Edwin Zimmer (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack (at a science fiction convention party). Died October 17, 1997. Born circa 1943. Brother of Marion Zimmer Bradley

Joseph James Zimmerman (inventor) -- Dead. Died April 2, 2004. Born circa 1912. Invented the first electronic telephone answering machine in 1948.  FindAGrave

Paul Zindel (playwright/YA author) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 27, 2003. Born May 16, 1936. Wrote the play The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds and best-selling YA novel My Darling, My Hamburger.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Howard Zinn (historian) -- Dead. Heart attack Died January 27, 2010. Born August 24, 1922. Longtime anti-war activist, he wrote A People's History of the United States, died same day as J. D. Salinger and Zelda Rubinstein.  IMDb  Obituary

Fred Zinnemann (director) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 14, 1997. Born April 29, 1907. Deservedly won the Oscar for the brilliant A Man for All Seasons.  IMDb

Vilmos Zsigmond (cinematographer) -- Dead. Died January 1, 2016. Born June 16 1930. Won a Best Cinemetography Oscar for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, went on to photograph movies like The Deer Hunter and The River.  Home Page  twitter  IMDb  Obituary