Deaths in Film & Television in January 1968

  • Jan 5 Jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
  • Jan 10 Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
  • Jan 10 Howard Smith, actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel), dies at 74
  • Jan 15 John Davidson, actor (Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc), dies at 80
  • Jan 18 Bert Wheeler, actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72
  • Jan 18 John Ridgely, actor (Air Force, Possessed, Big Sleep), dies at 58
  • Jan 18 Lee Tracy, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 69
  • Jan 25 Virginia Maskell, actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31