Deaths in Film & TV on December 7

  • 1725 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (Le Chevalier à la mode), dies at 64
  • 1943 John Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Bluejackets), dies at 22
  • 1946 Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (b. 1871)
  • 1956 Huntley Gordon, Canadian actor, dies at 77
  • 1967 House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87
  • 1969 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
  • 1969 Hugh Williams, actor (Human Monster), dies after surgery at 65
  • 1975 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71
  • 1983 Fanny Cano, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • 1984 Jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
  • 1988 Christopher Connelly, actor (Liar's Moon, Hawmps), dies at 47
  • 1989 William Calhoun, professional wrestler (b. 1934)
  • 1990 Joan Bennett, US actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
  • 1991 Michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913)
  • 1992 Vincent Gardenia, actor (Moonstruck, LA Law), dies at 71
  • 1994 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • 2008 Marky Cielo, Filipino and Igorot dancer and actor (b. 1988)
  • 2009 Mark Ritts, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2010 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (b. 1928)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2011 Harry Morgan, American actor (M*A*S*H) dies at 96

  • 2014 Ken Weatherwax, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 59
  • 2014 John Bartholomew Tucker, American TV host (Candid Camera, Treasure Island), dies at 84