Famous People Who Died in December 1962

  • Dec 7 Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67
  • Dec 13 Harry Barris, American popular singer, scat vocalist, and songwriter ("Mississippi Mud"), dies at 57

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton (1899-1962)

Dec 15 English actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 63

  • Dec 17 Thomas Mitchell, American Academy Award-winning actor (Gone With The Wind; High Noon), dies of bone cancer at 70
  • Dec 20 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, Swedish American composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 21 Syd Saylor [Leo Sailor], American silent and sound screen character actor (Arizona Days; The Three Mesquiteers), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Dec 23 George Saiko, Austrian writer, dies at 70
  • Dec 23 Luis Alberni, Spanish character actor (The Lady Eve, Topaze), dies at 76
  • Dec 28 Kathleen Clifford, American actress (b. 1887)
  • Dec 29 Hans Rosbaud, Austrian conductor (South West German Radio Orchestra, 1948-62), dies at 67