Deaths in Film & Television in January 2003

  • Jan 1 Cyril Shaps, English actor (b. 1923)
  • Jan 5 Massimo Girotti, Italian film actor (b. 1918)
  • Jan 11 Richard Simmons, American actor (b. 1913)
  • Jan 11 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), dies at 77
  • Jan 13 Norman Panama, American screenwriter and director (b. 1914)
  • Jan 17 Richard Crenna, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Jan 18 Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • Jan 20 Nedra Volz, American actress (b. 1908)
  • Jan 23 Nell Carter, American singer and actress (b. 1948)