Deaths in Film & Television in December 1983

  • Dec 4 Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55
  • Dec 5 Robert Aldrich, American director and producer (The Dirty Dozen, Last Sunset), dies at 65
  • Dec 7 Fanny Cano, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • Dec 8 Slim Pickins, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies after brain surgery at 64
  • Dec 9 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53
  • Dec 10 Dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84
  • Dec 10 Patrick O'Moore, actor (Jungle Gents), dies at 74
  • Dec 13 Leora Dana, actress (Amityville II, Change of Habit), dies at 60
  • Dec 13 Leora Dana, actress (Sylvie Kosloff-Another World), dies
  • Dec 21 Rod Cameron, actor (Santa Fe Passage, Stampede), dies at 73
  • Dec 26 Violet Carson, British actress (b. 1898)
  • Dec 28 William Demarest, actor (My 3 Sons), dies in Palm Springs at 91
  • Dec 31 Frank Link, actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46