Today's Deaths in Film & Television History

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  • 1931 Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)
  • 1950 Alan Hale, actor (Little John- The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 57
  • 1950 Corinne Luchaire, French actress (b. 1921)
  • 1959 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
  • 1966 Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
  • 1967 Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • 1974 Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
  • 1980 Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64
  • 1988 Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
  • 1994 Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83
  • 1994 Telly Savalas, American actor (Kojak), dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • 1995 Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 1997 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66
  • 2004 Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)
  • 2008 Roberto Gari, American actor (b. 1920)

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2008 Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b. 1979)

  • 2010 Jean Simmons, English-American actress (b. 1929)
  • 2012 Dick Tufeld, American voice actor, dies at 85
  • 2013 Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer, dies from leukaemia at 64
  • 2016 Anthony Simmons, British writer and film director (The Optimists of Nine Elms), dies at 93