On This Day

Year 2005 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 26 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • Aug 28 Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914)
  • Aug 31 Michael Sheard, British actor (b. 1940)
  • Sep 1 Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)

Person of interestBob Denver

Sep 2 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Sep 7 Hope Garber, Canadian actress, dies at 81
  • Sep 14 Robert Wise, American filmmaker (b. 1914)
  • Sep 15 Sidney Luft, American movie director, dies at 89
  • Sep 16 Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers, Show Business, Atlantic City), dies at 85
  • Sep 22 Johan "Joop" Doderer, Dutch actor (Swiebertje, My Fair Lady), dies at 84
  • Sep 23 Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935)
  • Sep 24 Thomas "Tommy" Bond, American actor (Butch-Our Gang, Superman), dies at 79
  • Sep 25 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), dies at 82
  • Sep 27 Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian and actor (A Família Trapo), dies at 76
  • Oct 2 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (Car 54, Where Are You?), dies at 87
  • Oct 2 Hamilton Camp, English-American actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), dies at 70
  • Oct 3 Ronnie Barker, English comedian (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), dies at 76
  • Oct 7 Charles Rocket, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live), dies at 56
  • Oct 9 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), dies of lung cancer at 92
  • Oct 16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • Oct 16 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), dies at 71
  • Oct 16 Ursula Howells, British actress (Hard Times, Girly, Murder is Announced), dies at 83
  • Oct 18 John Hollis, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Oct 21 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress (Judging Amy), shot at 16
  • Oct 22 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (b. 1953)
  • Oct 23 William Hootkins, American actor, dies at 57
  • Oct 24 Robert Sloman, English screenwriter, dies at 79
  • Oct 28 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • Oct 29 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (Point Blank, Dynasty, Batman), dies of cancer at 81
  • Oct 31 Mary Wimbush, British actress (Oh! What a Lovely War, The Archers), dies at 81
  • Nov 1 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • Nov 4 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 4 Milton "Milt" Holland, American drummer, percussionist, ethnomusicologist (film Tinkerbell's tinkle, Bewitched's nose tinkle), dies at 88
  • Nov 6 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • Nov 6 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer, dies at 90
  • Nov 7 Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
  • Nov 8 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (Oi Kyries tis avlis), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Nov 9 Avril Angers, British stand-up comedian and actress (Coronation Street, The Family Way), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (Lion of the Dessert), dies at 75
  • Nov 11 Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), commits suicide at 85
  • Nov 13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • Nov 16 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • Nov 16 Bob van Toll, Dutch actor and director (Pastorale 1943), dies at 62
  • Nov 17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (Janosik), dies at 63
  • Nov 18 Harold J Stone, American actor (Spartacus, The Wrong Man), dies at 92
  • Nov 19 Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)
  • Nov 23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • Nov 23 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid), dies of kidney failure at 73
  • Nov 27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), dies at 86
  • Nov 28 Marc Lawrence [Max Goldsmith], American character actor (Man With Golden Gun), dies of natural causes at 95
  • Nov 29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • Nov 30 Jean Parker [Luise-Stephanie Zelinska], American actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women), dies of complications from a stroke at 90
  • Dec 1 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • Dec 4 Gregg Hoffman, American film producer (b.1963)
  • Dec 8 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (The Secret Agent's Blunder), dies at 90

Person of interestRichard Pryor

Dec 10 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), dies aged 65

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • Dec 12 Annette Vadim, Danish actress (b. 1936)
  • Dec 12 Robert F. Newmyer, American film producer (b. 1946)
  • Dec 14 Trevanian [Rodney William Whitaker], American film scholar & author, dies at 74
  • Dec 16 Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)
  • Dec 16 John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Dec 17 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, dies at 76
  • Dec 21 Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), dies of ill health at 82
  • Dec 24 Michael Vale, American actor known for being Dunkin' Donuts mascot "Fred the Baker", dies at 83
  • Dec 26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor, dies of cancer at 57