Deaths in Film & Television in January 1990

  • Jan 1 Charles Boost, Dutch film critic, dies at 82
  • Jan 2 Alan Hale Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), dies of cancer at 68
  • Jan 3 Ken Hill, actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies
  • Jan 5 Arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76
  • Jan 6 Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies
  • Jan 6 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 8 Terry Thomas, British comedian and actor (Heroes), dies of Parkinson's disease at 78
  • Jan 10 Juliet Berto, screenwriter/actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42
  • Jan 10 Yvonne Peattie Marquard, actress (Donovan's Reef), dies
  • Jan 11 Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies
  • Jan 14 David Arkin, actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas), dies
  • Jan 15 Gordon Jackson, actor (Hamlet), dies after a short illness at 66
  • Jan 18 Rusty Hamer, American actor (b. 1947)
  • Jan 20 Barbara Stanwyck, [Ruby Stevens], actress (Big Valley), dies at 82
  • Jan 24 Madge Bellamy, American actress, dies of heart failure at 90
  • Jan 25 Alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies

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Jan 25 Ava Gardner, actress (Barefoot Contessa), dies of pneumonia at 67

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  • Jan 27 Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92