Deaths in Film & Television in 1949

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Jan 6 Victor Fleming, American film director (The Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65

Director Victor Fleming
Victor Fleming
  • Jan 31 Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84
  • Feb 22 Russell Porter, actor (Betsy, Hanna's War, British Empire), dies
  • Mar 12 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95
  • Mar 17 Felix Bressart, actor (Escape, Ninotchka, Iceland), dies at 54

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Apr 15 Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64

  • Apr 18 Will Hay, English comedian and actor (b. 1888)
  • Aug 9 Harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83
  • Aug 27 Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67
  • Sep 18 Frank Morgan, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 59
  • Sep 19 Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), dies at 65
  • Sep 20 Richard Dix, actor (Tombstone, Ghost Ship, 13th Hour), dies at 56
  • Sep 22 Sam Wood, American communist fighter and director (For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 66
  • Dec 3 Maria Ouspenskaya, actress (Spookies), dies at 62