Deaths in Film & Television in December 1981

  • Dec 10 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89
  • Dec 13 Pigmeat Markham, American comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In), dies at 75
  • Dec 20 Dimitris Rontiris, Greek actor and director (b. 1899)
  • Dec 21 Allan Dwan, Canadian-born American director and screenwriter (b. 1885)
  • Dec 26 Savithri, Indian actress (b. 1937)
  • Dec 27 Hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82
  • Dec 28 Allan Dwan, Canadian-born film director (b. 1885)
  • Dec 30 Alfie Anido, Filipino actor (b. 1959)