Deaths in Film & TV on February 12

  • 1929 Lillie Langtry, British singer and actress (b. 1853)
  • 1947 Sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72
  • 1955 Tom Moore, actor (Ladies be Seated, Majority Rules), dies at 71
  • 1965 Henry Kulky, actor (Otto-Life of Riley), dies at 53
  • 1969 Johanna EFG Tourniaire, actress (Potasch & Perlemoer), dies at 80
  • 1971 George Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86
  • 1976 Sal Mineo, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), stabbed at 37
  • 1980 Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies
  • 1981 Jean Dixon, actress (Joy of Livng, You Only Live Once), dies
  • 1982 Victor Jory, actor (Adv of Tom Sawyer, 1st Lady, Jigsaw), dies at 79
  • 1985 Nicholas Colssanto, American actor (Coach in Cheers), dies at 61
  • 1986 Sid Stone, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 82
  • 1987 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), dies at 55
  • 1992 Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies
  • 2001 Kristina Söderbaum, German actress (b. 1912)
  • 2007 Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (b. 1958)
  • 2008 Oscar Brodney, American screenwriter (b. 1907)
  • 2011 Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
  • 2012 Zina Bethune, American actress, dies from hit and run at 66
  • 2012 David Kelly, Irish actor, dies at 82
  • 2014 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91
  • 2015 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), dies at 80