Deaths in Film & Television in January 2002

  • Jan 1 Julia Phillips, American film producer (b. 1944)
  • Jan 7 Avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935)
  • Jan 11 Henri Verneuil, French playwright and film director (b. 1920)
  • Jan 12 Stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911)
  • Jan 13 Ted Demme, American film director (b. 1963)
  • Jan 13 Gregorio Fuentes, Cuban fisherman, reputed model for Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (b. 1897)
  • Jan 13 Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster), dies at 85
  • Jan 16 Ron Taylor, American actor (b. 1952)
  • Jan 17 Queenie Leonard, American actress (b. 1905)
  • Jan 20 Carrie Hamilton, actress and singer (b. 1963)
  • Jan 24 Peter Gzowski, Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter (b. 1934)
  • Jan 29 Harold Russell, Canadian-born actor (The Best Years of Our Lives, Inside Moves), dies at 88