Deaths in Film & Television in 1995

  • Jan 2 Nancy Kelly, US actress (Bad Seed, Submarine Patrol), dies at 73
  • Jan 3 Byron MacGregor, newscaster, dies at 56
  • Jan 4 D Elmina Davies, filmmaker, dies at 36
  • Jan 4 Dorothy Granger, US actress (Hog Wild, Dentist), dies at about 80
  • Jan 4 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist and conducter (BBC Empire Orch), dies at 92
  • Jan 6 Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • Jan 7 William Larry White Grayson, comedian, dies at 71
  • Jan 9 Peter Cook, English comic/actor (Peter n' Dud, Bedazzled), dies at 57
  • Jan 13 Maxwell Henley Harris, Austrian poet/publisher (Critics), dies at 73
  • Jan 22 Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • Jan 23 Ken Hill, playwright/director, dies at 57
  • Jan 25 Peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82
  • Jan 25 William Sylvester, actor (2001, Devil Doll, Blind Corner), dies at 72
  • Jan 31 George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105
  • Feb 2 Donald Pleasance, English actor (Halloween), dies at 75
  • Feb 5 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster, dies at 79
  • Feb 5 Doug Mcclure, US rodeo rider/actor (Trampas-Virginian), dies at 59
  • Feb 9 David Wayne, [Wayne Mcmeekan], US actor (Dallas), dies at 81
  • Feb 14 Michael Vincent Gazzo, US actor/playwright (The Godfather Part II), dies at 71
  • Feb 14 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV Director/film-maker, dies at 45
  • Feb 22 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), commits suicide at 60
  • Mar 5 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphal-St Elsewhere), dies
  • Mar 5 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • Mar 12 Juanin Clay, American actress (b. 1949)
  • Mar 16 Albert Maurice Hackett, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 95
  • Mar 17 Donald Baverstock, television Producer, dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Rick Aviles, US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS
  • Mar 21 Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Mar 27 Rene Allio, film Director, dies at 70
  • Mar 28 Hugh Edward R O'Connor, actor (In the Heat of the Night), ODs at 32
  • Mar 28 Jack Regan, broadcaster, dies at 53
  • Mar 29 Eddie Williams Wiggins, alto saxophone/comedian, dies at 78
  • Apr 1 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • Apr 1 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • Apr 4 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British TV personality and disc Jockey, dies at 50 of an AIDS related illness
  • Apr 4 Priscilla Lane, actress (Saboteur, Bodyguard), dies at 77
  • Apr 10 Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards, singer/actor (Colo Ranger), dies at 44
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 85
  • Apr 16 Arthur English, comedian, dies at 75
  • Apr 16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86

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Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
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Ginger Rogers
  • Apr 25 Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
  • Apr 28 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67
  • May 2 Michael Hordern, English actor (b. 1911)
  • May 3 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
  • May 6 Nicholas Palmer, TV writer/producer, dies at 57
  • May 10 Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
  • May 11 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man), dies at 80
  • May 12 Arthur Lubin, film director, dies at 95
  • May 13 Cecil Marley, cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies
  • May 15 Edouard Dermit, actor (Testament of Orpheus), dies at 69
  • May 15 Eric Richard Porter, actor (Crucible, Hennessy), dies at 67
  • May 16 Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70
  • May 18 Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer/actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • May 18 Elisha Cook Jr, actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane), dies at 91

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May 18 Elizabeth Montgomery, actress (Bewitched), dies of cancer at 62

  • May 18 Robert Harris, actor (Werewolf of London), dies at 95
  • May 22 Robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83
  • May 25 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Julietta), dies at 68
  • May 26 Isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88
  • May 26 Severn Darden, comedian (Second City), dies at 65
  • May 28 Daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57
  • Jun 3 Dilys Powell, film Critic, dies at 93
  • Jun 3 Estelle Brody, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94
  • Jun 7 Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick), dies at 84
  • Jun 14 Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, television producer, dies at 69
  • Jun 15 Charles Bennett, screenwriter, dies at 95
  • Jun 16 Jack Wagner, actor/voice (Disneyland, Walt Disney World), dies
  • Jun 18 Arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso), dies at 85
  • Jun 19 Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71

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Jun 29 Lana Turner, American actress (Survivors, Falcon Crest), dies of cancer at 75

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner
  • Jun 29 Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
  • Jun 30 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer, dies at 63
  • Jun 30 Gale Gordon, comedian (Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), dies at 89
  • Jul 2 Gail Gordon, actor (Our Miss Brooks, Lucy Show), dies of cancer at 89
  • Jul 2 Krissy Taylor, American model (17 Mag), dies of respiratory problems at 17
  • Jul 4 Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress (Green Acres), dies at 76
  • Jul 9 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47
  • Jul 12 Michael Clegg, naturalist/broadcaster, dies at 62
  • Jul 16 Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
  • Jul 19 Dorothy McHugh, actress (I Fallen & I Can't Get Up), dies at 87
  • Jul 24 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher, dies at 94
  • Jul 24 Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51
  • Jul 26 Eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies
  • Jul 26 Jaime de Mora y Aragon, actor/publicist (Last Judgement), dies at 70
  • Jul 31 Genevieve Tobin Keighley, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini), dies at 83
  • Aug 1 Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies
  • Aug 3 Ida Lupino, Anglo-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), dies at 77
  • Aug 8 David Begelman, film producer, dies at 73
  • Aug 11 Phil Harris, American actor/singer, dies of heart failure at 91
  • Aug 11 Wilbur Stark, tV/film producer, dies at 83
  • Aug 12 Frank Cvitanovich, filmmaker, dies at 68
  • Aug 16 John Cameron Swayze, news anchor (NBC), dies at 89
  • Aug 17 David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Barton Fink), dies at 60
  • Aug 17 Howard Koch, screenwriter, dies at 92
  • Aug 18 James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Otley), dies at 66
  • Aug 19 Danny Arnold, British TV producer, dies at 70
  • Aug 21 Nanni Loy, film Director, dies at 69
  • Aug 24 Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
  • Aug 30 Frank Perry, film director, dies at 65
  • Aug 30 Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster, dies at 82
  • Aug 31 David Farrar, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), dies at 87
  • Sep 4 John Megna, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird), dies at 42
  • Sep 6 Joanne Gail Abbott, exec (MTV), dies at 36
  • Sep 10 Charles Denner, actor (Mado, Stella, Z, Landru), dies at 69
  • Sep 12 Jeremy Brett, [Peter Huggins], English actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 61
  • Sep 14 Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American), dies at 75
  • Sep 17 Grady Sutton, actor (Come Blow Your Horn, Flying Blind), dies at 87
  • Sep 21 Peter Shankland, filmmaker/writer, dies at 94
  • Sep 25 Dorothy Dickson, actress/dancer (Paying the Piper), dies at 102
  • Sep 28 Eddy Grove, American actor dies at 78
  • Sep 29 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, actress (Krays, Clash of Titans), dies at 51
  • Sep 30 George Kirby, comedian/impressionist (Pearl Bailey), dies at 71
  • Oct 1 Margaret Gorman Cahill, 1st Miss America (1921), dies at 90
  • Oct 3 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal), dies at 82
  • Oct 5 Linda Gary, American voice actress (b. 1944)
  • Oct 12 Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55
  • Oct 15 Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69
  • Oct 18 Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69
  • Oct 20 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53
  • Oct 20 Jack Rose, screenwriter, dies at 83
  • Oct 22 Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79
  • Oct 25 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64
  • Oct 25 Viveca Lindfors, actress (Stargate, Luba, Misplaced), dies at 74
  • Oct 27 Susi Hush, English television producer, dies at 49
  • Oct 31 Rosalind Cash, American actress (Emma-Go Tell It on the Mountain), dies of cancer at 56
  • Nov 4 Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Paul Eddington, actor (Jim Hacker), dies at 68
  • Nov 5 Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70
  • Nov 6 Aneta Corsaut, American actress (b. 1933)
  • Nov 7 John Patrick, American screenwriter and playwright (Pulitzer Prize 1954), commits suicide at 90
  • Nov 7 Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian, dies of heart attack at 74
  • Nov 10 Margaret Annie Nan Macdonald, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Robert Stephens, actor (Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies at 64
  • Nov 19 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, dies at 83
  • Nov 22 Francis Joan Frances Will, actress, dies at 75
  • Nov 23 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
  • Nov 24 Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (Tony Rome, Butterfield 8, Up Front), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Nov 30 William Roerick, actor (Guiding Light), dies in car crash at 83
  • Dec 2 Roxie Roker, actress (Helen Willis-Jeffersons), dies at 66
  • Dec 3 Jimmy Jewel, comedian, dies at 82
  • Dec 5 Robert Parrish, film director editor/actor (Casino Royale), dies at 79
  • Dec 6 Kathleen Harrison, actress (Fast Lady, Big Money), dies at 103
  • Dec 8 George J. Lewis, Mexican-born actor (Don-Zorro), dies at 91
  • Dec 9 Toni Cade Bambara, filmmaker, dies at 56
  • Dec 9 Vivian Blaine, actress (Guys & Dolls), dies of heart failure at 74
  • Dec 11 Arthur Mullard, comedian, dies at 82
  • Dec 11 John Heawood, actor singer/choreographer (Pleasure Garden), dies at 75
  • Dec 12 Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48
  • Dec 20 Madge Sinclair, actress (Star Trek IV, Conrack, Convoy), dies at 55
  • Dec 22 Butterfly McQueen, actress (Gone With the Wind), dies in a fire at 84
  • Dec 23 Patric Reginald Lawrence Knowles, actor (Chisum, Mutiny), dies at 84
  • Dec 25 Dean Martin, singer/actor (Return to Me), dies at 78
  • Dec 27 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, dies of AIDS at 39
  • Dec 27 Peter Refn, Danish journalist/director (Violets are Blue), dies at 54

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Dec 29 Lita Grey, second wife of Charlie Chaplin, dies of cancer at 87

Actress Lita Grey
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Lita Grey