Deaths in Film & TV on January 19

  • 1956 Charles Dingle, American actor (The Little Foxes), dies at 68
  • 1962 Snub Pollard, actor (Limelight, Arizona Days), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1965 Frank Reicher, actor (King Kong, Nazi Agent, Son of Kong), dies at 89
  • 1967 Grace Cunard, actress (Untamed, Ressurection), dies at 73
  • 1969 Charles Winninger, actor (Cafe Metropole, Coney Island), dies at 84
  • 1970 Hal March, actor (Atomic Kit, Outrage, Yankee Pasha), dies at 49
  • 1973 Max Adrian, Irish actor (Boy Friend), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • 1976 Kevin Coughlin, actor (T R Ryan-Mama), killed in hit-&-run at 30
  • 1977 Geraldine Brooks, actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings), dies at 51
  • 1979 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
  • 1988 Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83
  • 1989 Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies
  • 1991 Don Beddoe, actor (Bullwhip, Loophole, Texas), dies at 87
  • 1991 Glenn Langan, actor (Big Chase, Jungle Heat, Rapture), dies at 73
  • 1991 John Russell, American actor (Apache Uprising, Yellow Sky), dies at 70
  • 1993 William LeMassena, actor (All that Jazz), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • 1996 Donald Simpson, film producer, dies at 52
  • 1997 Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White in Disney's animated film, dies at 70

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2000 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 2001 Dario Vittori, Argentinean actor (b. 1921)
  • 2006 Anthony Franciosa, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2007 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
  • 2008 Suzanne Pleshette, American actress (b. 1937)
  • 2008 Don Wittman, Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
  • 2010 Jennifer Lyon American reality television personality (Survivor) (b. 1972)
  • 2015 Anne Kirkbride, English Actress (Deirdre in Coronation Street), dies of breast cancer at 60
  • 2016 Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter (A Special Day), dies at 84
  • 2017 Miguel Ferrer, American actor (Robocop, NCIS LA), dies of cancer at 61