Deaths in Film & Television in February 2002

  • Feb 1 Hildegard Knef, German actress, singer, and writer (b. 1925)
  • Feb 4 George Nader, American film and television actor (b. 1921)
  • Feb 11 Barry Foster, British actor (b. 1931)

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Feb 15 Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (Ares-Hercules), dies at 38 after falling from a prop tower

  • Feb 21 John Thaw, English actor (Inspector Morse), dies of cancer at 60
  • Feb 21 Harold Pruett, American actor (Sybil, Embrace of the Vampire), dies of a drug overdose at 32
  • Feb 26 Lawrence Tierney, American actor (b. 1919)

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Feb 27 Spike Milligan, Irish-British actor and comedian (The Goon Show, 3 Musketeers), dies of kidney failure at 83

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  • Feb 28 Mary Stuart, American actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow), dies at 75