Deaths in Film & Television in December 2008

  • Dec 1 Paul Benedict, American actor (b. 1938)
  • Dec 5 Nina Foch, Dutch-born American actress (b. 1924)
  • Dec 7 Marky Cielo, Filipino and Igorot dancer and actor (b. 1988)
  • Dec 8 Robert Prosky, American actor (b. 1930)

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Dec 11 Bettie Page, American Playboy pin-up model, dies at 85

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  • Dec 11 Maddie Blaustein, American voice actress (b. 1960)
  • Dec 12 Van Johnson, American actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, dies at 92
  • Dec 18 Majel Barrett, American actress and producer (Star Trek), and the widow of Gene Roddenberry, dies at 76
  • Dec 20 Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), dies at 94
  • Dec 25 Eartha Kitt, American actress and singer (Santa Baby), dies at 81
  • Dec 26 Gösta Krantz, Swedish actor (b. 1925)
  • Dec 30 Dick Green, Canadian actor