The Short list – July ’20

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Here we list the unselected celebs we either didn’t have time for… or who were just too boring to malign. So in case you were wondering “whatever happened to,” this monthly post may give you some unexpected closure.

July 1, 2020
  • Maximilian Crook – Aged 83 years. Songwriter & keyboardist, played on the Del Shannon’s 1961 hit “Runaway.”
July 2, 2020
  • Kevin Rafferty – Aged 73 years. American filmmaker. Created “The Atomic Cafe” and shot “Roger & Me.”
July 3, 2020
  • Earl Cameron – Aged 102 years. British film actor. Appeared in “Thunderball.”
July 4, 2020
  • Brandis Kemp – Aged 76 years. TV actress who was a regular on “Fidays” and “AfterMASH.”
July 5, 2020
  • Nick Cordero – Aged 41 years. Canadian broadway actor and COVID19 case.
July 6, 2020
  • Mary Kay Letourneau – Aged 58 years. Infamous teacher who banged and married her underage student.
July 7, 2020
  • Mike Ryan – Aged 78 years. MLB catcher and coach.
July 8, 2020
  • Jagdeep – Aged 81 years. Indian actor and comedian.
  • Naya Rivera – Aged 33 years. TV actress part of the doomed “Glee” ensemble.
July 9, 2020
July 10, 2020
  • Jack Charlton – Aged 85 years. Soccer player, 1966 England World Cup winner.
July 11, 2020
July 12, 2020
  • Rod Bernard – Aged 79 years. American singer who pioneered the head-scratchingly odd music genre “swamp pop.”
July 13, 2020
  • Grant Imahara – Aged 49 years. Host of TV’s “Myhbusters” and “White Rabbit Project.”
July 14, 2020
  • Galyn Görg – Aged 55 years. Actress from “Robocop 2” and “Twin Peaks.”
July 15, 2020
  • Paul Fusco – Aged 89 years. American photojournalist who documented JFK’s funeral.
July 16, 2020
  • Phyllis Somerville – Aged 76 years. American film & TV actress who appeared in “…Benjamin Button.”
  • Rick Reed – Aged 70 years. MLB umpire and actor who played an umpire on screen.
July 17, 2020
July 18, 2020
  • Haruma Miura – Aged 30 years. Japanese actor, singer, and chandelier.
July 19, 2020
  • Emitt Rhodes – Aged 70 years. American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist.
July 20, 2020
  • Annie Ross – Aged 89 years. British-American actress and jazz vocalist.
July 21, 2020
  • Bijay Mohanty – Aged 70 years. Award winning Ollywood actor. (Yes… “Olly”. There’s a difference, apparently.)
July 22, 2020
July 23, 2020
  • Jacqueline Scott – Aged 89 years. American actress of the big & little screens
July 24, 2020
  • Benjamin Mkapa – Aged 81 years. Former president of Tanzania, human blimp.
July 25, 2020
  • Lou Henson – Aged 88 years. NCAA mens basketball coach, 16th on all-time wins list.
  • Peter Green – Aged 73 years. English singer/songwriter, founding member of Fleetwood Mac.
July 26, 2020
  • Edmund Ansin – Aged 84 years. American billionaire, philanthropist, and TV executive.
July 27, 2020
July 28, 2020
  • Kumkum – Aged 86 years. Oddly named Indian actress.
July 29, 2020
  • Malik B. – Aged 47 years. Rapper, founding member of The Roots.
July 30, 2020
  • Lee Teng-Hui – Aged 97 years. First elected president of China.
July 31, 2020
  • Alan Parker – Aged 76 years. Filmmaker, director of “Midnight Express,” “Mississippi Burning,” and “Pink Floyd – The Wall.”