Deaths in Film & Television in 2005

  • Jan 2 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (b. 1913)
  • Jan 8 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (b. 1952)
  • Jan 9 Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
  • Jan 10 Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
  • Jan 12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (b. 1932)
  • Jan 13 Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Warrick, American actress/singer, dies of complications from pneumonia at 89
  • Jan 15 Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Elizabeth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies at 88
  • Jan 17 Virginia Mayo, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Jan 18 Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Jan 21 Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955)
  • Jan 23 Johnny Carson, American television host (b. 1925)
  • Jan 28 Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (b. 1973)
  • Jan 28 Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
  • Feb 1 John Vernon, Canadian actor (b. 1932)
  • Feb 16 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • Feb 17 Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (b. 1919)
  • Feb 20 Sandra Dee, American actress (b. 1944)
  • Feb 20 John Raitt, American actor (b. 1917)
  • Feb 21 Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Simone Simon, French actress (b. 1910)
  • Feb 22 Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • Mar 4 Robert Consoli, American actor and musician (b. 1964)
  • Mar 6 Teresa Wright, American actress (b. 1918)
  • Mar 7 John Box, British film production designer and art director (b. 1920)
  • Mar 7 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (b. 1950)
  • Mar 10 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (b. 1936)
  • Mar 16 Anthony George, American TV actor (b. 1921)
  • Mar 20 Armand Lohikoski, Finnish film director (b. 1912)
  • Mar 21 Barney Martin, American actor (b. 1923)
  • Mar 25 Paul Henning, American TV/film producer and writer (b. 1911)
  • Mar 29 Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (b. 1968)
  • Apr 5 Debralee Scott, American actress (b. 1953)
  • Apr 13 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (b. 1959)
  • Apr 16 Kay Walsh, British actress (b. 1911)
  • Apr 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • Apr 19 Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 93
  • Apr 19 George Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 22 Norman Bird, UK character actor (b. 1920)
  • Apr 23 John Mills, English actor (b. 1908)
  • Apr 26 Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Apr 26 Maria Schell, Swiss-Austrian actress (b. 1926)
  • Apr 28 Chris Candido, American wrestler (b. 1972)
  • Apr 29 William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927)
  • Apr 29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • May 12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1937)
  • May 17 Frank Gorshin, American actor (b. 1934)
  • May 19 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • May 21 Howard Morris, American comic actor and director (b. 1919)
  • May 22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and singer (b. 1914)
  • May 25 Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (b. 1929)
  • May 25 Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)

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May 26 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

  • Jun 5 Susi Nicoletti, German actress (b. 1918)

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Jun 6 Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Jun 6 Dana Elcar, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Jun 13 Jonathan Adams, English actor (b. 1931)
  • Jun 13 Lane Smith, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Jun 15 Suzanne Flon, French actress (b. 1918)
  • Jun 24 Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 25 John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • Jul 2 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Jul 3 Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)
  • Jul 9 Kevin Hagen, American actor (b.1928)
  • Jul 10 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • Jul 11 Gretchen Franklin, English actress (b. 1911)
  • Jul 11 Frances Langford, American actress and singer (b. 1914)
  • Jul 17 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-born actress (b. 1913)
  • Jul 17 Gavin Lambert, British-born screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • Jul 20 James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 20 Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)
  • Jul 21 Lord Alfred Hayes, British Wrestling Announcer for WWE (b. 1928)
  • Jul 26 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)

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Aug 7 Peter Jennings, Canadian-American news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies of lung cancer at 67

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • Aug 8 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas), dies at 82
  • Aug 8 Ilse Werner, German actress (b. 1921)
  • Aug 9 Matthew McGrory, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Aug 11 James Booth, English actor (b. 1927)
  • Aug 18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (b. 1959)
  • Aug 19 Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918)
  • Aug 23 Brock Peters, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Aug 26 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • Aug 28 Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914)
  • Aug 31 Michael Sheard, British actor (b. 1940)
  • Sep 1 Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)

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Sep 2 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Sep 7 Hope Garber, Canadian actress (b. ca. 1924)
  • Sep 14 Robert Wise, American filmmaker (b. 1914)
  • Sep 15 Sidney Luft, American film director (b. 1915)
  • Sep 23 Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935)
  • Sep 24 Tommy Bond, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Sep 25 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), dies at 82
  • Sep 27 Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian (b. 1929)
  • Oct 2 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (b. 1918)
  • Oct 3 Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), dies at 76
  • Oct 7 Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Oct 9 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (b. 1913)
  • Oct 16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • Oct 16 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (b. 1933)
  • Oct 18 John Hollis, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Oct 21 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress, shot at 16
  • Oct 22 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (b. 1953)
  • Oct 23 William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948)
  • Oct 28 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • Oct 31 Mary Wimbush, English actress (b. 1924)
  • Nov 1 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • Nov 4 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 6 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
  • Nov 6 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 7 Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
  • Nov 8 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (b. 1928)
  • Nov 11 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • Nov 16 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • Nov 17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (b. 1942)
  • Nov 18 Harold J. Stone, American actor (b. 1911)
  • Nov 19 Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)
  • Nov 23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • Nov 24 Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73
  • Nov 27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Nov 28 Marc Lawrence, American actor (b. 1910)
  • Nov 29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • Nov 30 Jean Parker, American actress (b. 1915)
  • Dec 1 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • Dec 4 Gregg Hoffman, American film producer (b.1963)
  • Dec 8 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and author (b. 1915)

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Dec 10 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), dies aged 65

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • Dec 12 Annette Vadim, Danish actress (b. 1936)
  • Dec 12 Robert F. Newmyer, American film producer (b. 1946)
  • Dec 16 Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)
  • Dec 16 John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Dec 17 Marc Favreau, French Canadian humourist (Sol) (b. 1929)
  • Dec 24 Michael Vale, American commercial actor (b. 1922)
  • Dec 26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (b. 1948)