Deaths in Film & Television in 1994

Deaths 1 - 200 of 215

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Jan 1 Cesar Romero, US actor (Joker-Batman), dies at 86

  • Jan 3 Heather Sears, British actress (b. 1935)
  • Jan 6 Gerardus J Sizoo, physicist/director of Dutch Free University, dies
  • Jan 7 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, actor (Cafe Express), dies of heart failure 52
  • Jan 8 Edward Duke, actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40
  • Jan 8 Pat Buttram, actor (Haney-Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • Jan 8 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Octopus), dies at 52
  • Jan 10 Michael Aldridge, actor (Murder in the Cathedral), dies at 73
  • Jan 14 Esther Ralston, US actress (Tin Pan Alley, SF Docks), dies at 91
  • Jan 16 Martin Kosleck, German/US actor (Hitler Gang), dies at 86
  • Jan 22 Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83
  • Jan 22 Telly Savalas, American actor (Kojak), dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • Jan 23 Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow), dies of cancer at 44
  • Jan 23 Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Jan 27 Claude Akins, actor (Rio Bravo, Lobo), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 27 Joe Mays, actor (Mr Saturday Night), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Jan 28 Hal Smith, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show-Otis Campbell), dies at 77
  • Jan 29 Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
  • Jan 29 Nick Cravat [Nicholas Cuccia], American actor (Gremlin-Twilight Zone), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Feb 2 Stephen Barclay, actor (Pride of the Plains), dies at 75
  • Feb 4 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84
  • Feb 6 Joseph Cotten, American actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 88
  • Feb 8 Ken Hall, Australian director/producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92
  • Feb 11 Sorrell Brooke, actor (Mayor Hogg-Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 64
  • Feb 11 William Conrad, actor (Cannon), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Feb 15 Tiger Haynes, US actor (Moscow on the Hudson, Cosby Show), dies at 79
  • Feb 19 Derek Jarman, actor/director (Tempest), dies of AIDS at 52
  • Feb 25 Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80
  • Feb 26 William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, American stand-up comedian and social critic, dies of pancreatic cancer at 32
  • Mar 1 Manmohan Desai, filmmaker, dies at 57
  • Mar 2 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Anita Morris, actress (Nine), dies of cancer at 50
  • Mar 4 Guus Verstraete Sr, Dutch actor/dir (2 Drops of Water), dies at 79

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Mar 4 John Candy, actor (SCTV, Uncle Buck), dies from a heart attack at 43

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  • Mar 6 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress (Never on a Sunday), dies at about 68
  • Mar 9 Fernando Rey, Spanish actor (The French Connection), dies of cancer at 76
  • Mar 9 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • Mar 9 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • Mar 10 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73
  • Mar 15 Mae Zetterling, Swedish actress (Night Games), dies at 68
  • Mar 17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Mai Zetterling, actress (Night is My Future), dies of cancer at 68
  • Mar 20 Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)
  • Mar 21 Dack Rambo, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • Mar 21 Macdonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), dies of cancer at 81
  • Mar 23 Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Mar 29 Bill Travers, actor (Trio, Gorgo, Born Free), dies at 72
  • Apr 2 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Apr 3 Betty Furness, actress/news consumer reporter (WNBC), dies at 78
  • Apr 3 Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies
  • Apr 4 Virginia "Ginny" Simms, actress/singer (Kay Kyser Band), dies at 77
  • Apr 8 François Rozet, French Canadian actor (b. 1899)
  • Apr 9 Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 72
  • Apr 16 John McLiam, Canadian-born American actor (In Cold Blood), dies of Parkinson's disease at 75
  • Apr 16 Ron Vawter, US actor (Roy Cohn, The Silence of the Lambs), dies at 45
  • Apr 17 Peter Hacker, US journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69
  • Apr 19 Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
  • Apr 19 Michel van Rooy, Dutch actor (Doctor Vlimmen, The Attack), dies at 43
  • Apr 20 Jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72
  • Apr 25 David Langton, British actor (Upstairs Downstairs), dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Lynne Frederick Unger, actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39
  • Apr 29 Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81
  • May 6 Fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67
  • May 6 Montague Modlyn, broadcaster, dies at 72
  • May 8 George Peppard, actor (Breakfast at Tiffanys, A-Team), dies at 65
  • May 8 Rupert Haselden, journalist/screenwriter, dies at 36
  • May 8 Steven Keats, American actor (Death Wish), dies of apparent suicide at 48
  • May 11 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), dies of stroke at 65
  • May 12 Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • May 13 Ruth Gillette, actress (Wild Gold), dies of cancer at 88
  • May 14 Leonard Teale, Australian actor/reciter (Homicide), dies
  • May 15 Gilbert Roland, Mexican/US actor (Armand in Camille), dies at 88
  • May 15 Royal Dano, actor (Ghoulies 2), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • May 16 Alain Cuny, French actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies at 85
  • May 16 Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82
  • May 16 Vasek Simek, Czech/US actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66
  • May 17 Alain Cuny, [René X Marie], French actor (La Dolce Vita), dies at 85
  • May 17 Andrew Brown, film Producer, dies at 55
  • May 20 Ronald Russell, actor/manager (We Are Angels), dies at 83
  • May 23 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
  • May 29 Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • May 31 Sidney Gilliat, British screenwriter/director, dies at 86
  • Jun 1 Frances Heflin, actress (Mona Tyler-All My Children), dies at 70
  • Jun 4 Horace "Stephen" McNally, attorney/actor (Johnny Belinda), dies at 80
  • Jun 4 Massimo Troisi, Italian actor/director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • Jun 4 Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33
  • Jun 6 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), dies at 81
  • Jun 6 John Morey Downs, actor/dancer/singer, dies at 80
  • Jun 6 Mark McManus, actor (Ned Kelly), dies of pneumonia at 59
  • Jun 6 Peter Graves, English actor (Derby Day/Admirable Crichton), dies at 82
  • Jun 7 Dennis Potter, British TV writer (Pennies from Heaven), dies at 59
  • Jun 8 William Marshall, actor/director (Santa Fe Trail), dies at 86
  • Jun 11 Christopher Collins, actor (True Identity), dies after illness at 44
  • Jun 11 Herbert Anderson, actor (Henry-Dennis The Menace), dies at 77
  • Jun 13 Nadia Gray, actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 71
  • Jun 14 Harry "Little" Caesar, blues singer/actor (City Heat), dies at 66
  • Jun 14 Michel Vitold, Russian/French actor (Madame et le Mort), dies at 78
  • Jun 15 Nadia Gray, actress (La Dolce Vita, Naked Summer), dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Eileen Way, actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings), dies at 82
  • Jun 17 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jun 26 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Jun 28 Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90
  • Jun 29 Cameron Mitchell, actor (Man on Tightrope), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Jul 4 Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
  • Jul 4 Joey Marella, American professional wrestling referee (b. 1964)
  • Jul 6 Cameron Mitchell, actor (High Chapparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 6 Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
  • Jul 7 Anita Garvin, US actress (Sailors Beware), dies at 80
  • Jul 8 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Darren in "Bewitched"), dies of cancer at 64
  • Jul 11 Bart Scheepens, actor/director, dies of AIDS at 50
  • Jul 11 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, dies after a suicide attempt at 23
  • Jul 21 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67
  • Jul 26 Terry (Owen John) Scott, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films) aged 67
  • Aug 3 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • Aug 5 Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39
  • Aug 7 Robert Hutton, [Winne], US actor (Rocket), dies at 74
  • Aug 7 Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 11 Dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams, broadcaster, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, Want to Live), dies at 33

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Aug 11 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81

  • Aug 16 John Doucette, actor (Fighting Mad, Gang War), dies of cancer at 73
  • Aug 20 Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • Aug 22 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80
  • Aug 26 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54
  • Aug 29 Phillip Gilmore, actress (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • Aug 30 Lindsay Anderson, British director/critic (If ...), dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 James Aubrey, actor (Riders of the Storm), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 6 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • Sep 7 Dennis Morgan, [Stanley], US actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 85
  • Sep 7 Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita), dies at 71
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, cricketer (distinguished BBC commentator), dies
  • Sep 9 Patrick O'Neal, US actor (King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66

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Sep 11 Jessica Tandy, actress (Driving Miss Daisy), dies of cancer at 85

Actress Jessica Tandy
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  • Sep 11 William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • Sep 12 Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], US actor (7 Year Itch), dies at 85
  • Sep 16 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprague - "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • Sep 23 Madeleine Renaud, French actress (Longest Day)/director, dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Robert Bloch, screenwriter (Psycho), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 25 Kitty Masters, actress, dies at 92
  • Sep 27 Ruth Niehaus, German actress dies at 69
  • Sep 30 Lina Basquette, actress (Night for Crime, Hard Hombre), dies at 87
  • Oct 2 Harriet Nelson, American actress, dies of congestive heart failure at 80
  • Oct 3 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • Oct 3 Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87
  • Oct 3 Harriet Nelson, American actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80
  • Oct 3 V, comedian/actor, dies at 48
  • Oct 3 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • Oct 3 Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, US actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86
  • Oct 4 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • Oct 7 Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Oct 8 Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), dies at 81
  • Oct 9 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • Oct 11 Maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
  • Oct 15 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82
  • Oct 19 Martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78

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Oct 20 Burt Lancaster, actor (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • Oct 20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • Oct 20 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor/director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • Oct 23 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66
  • Oct 23 William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Oct 24 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
  • Oct 25 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 89 (b. 1905)
  • Oct 25 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • Oct 26 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64
  • Oct 26 Tutta Rolf, actress (Whalers), dies at 87
  • Oct 30 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40
  • Oct 31 Jole Silvani, [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Nov 2 Noah Beery Jr, US actor (Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • Nov 3 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Nov 4 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Nov 7 Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
  • Nov 8 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • Nov 9 Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Ralph Champion Shotter Michael, actor, dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Ernest Clark, actor (Pope Must Die, Gandhi), dies at 82
  • Nov 14 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • Nov 14 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • Nov 16 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • Nov 16 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • Nov 18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • Nov 19 Dedrick Gobert, US actor (Boyz 'n the Hood), shot to death at 22
  • Nov 22 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Art Barr, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Nov 24 Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
  • Nov 26 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • Nov 30 Lionel Stander, American blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • Dec 5 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), dies at 84
  • Dec 6 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Gian Maria Volonte, actresss (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61
  • Dec 7 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • Dec 13 Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60
  • Dec 17 Jan Wiegel, director/producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64