Deaths in Film & Television in January 1979

  • Jan 11 Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63

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Jan 16 Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family), dies at 46

  • Jan 19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
  • Jan 24 Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51
  • Jan 24 Mabel Taliaferro, actress (My Love Come Back), dies at 91
  • Jan 25 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87