Deaths in Film & Television in December 1989

  • Dec 6 Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bee, Mayberry), dies at 86
  • Dec 6 John Payne, American movie actor ("Miracle on 34th St") dies aged 77
  • Dec 7 William Calhoun, professional wrestler (b. 1934)
  • Dec 14 Jock Mahoney, actor (Dallas, Cow Town, Range Rider), dies at 70
  • Dec 15 Arnold Moss, actor (Gambit), dies at 79
  • Dec 15 Edward Underdown, English actor (b. 1908)
  • Dec 16 Aileen Pringle, actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade), dies
  • Dec 16 Lee Van Cleef, US actor (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 64
  • Dec 16 Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (Death in Venice), dies at 59
  • Dec 20 Audrey Christie, actress (Splendor in the Grass), dies at 77
  • Dec 26 Peggy Thorpe-Bates, actress (Alcatraz Island), dies
  • Dec 30 Madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies