On This Day

Year 2017 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV


Weddings in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 28 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), dies from respiratory failure at 86
  • Nov 30 Jim Nabors, American comedian, actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), dies from health complications at 87
  • Dec 4 Shashi Kapoor [Balbir Raj Kapoor], prominent Indian Bollywood actor (Deewar, The Deceivers, Shalimar, Heat & Dust), dies from a chest infection at 79
  • Dec 4 Christine Keeler, British model and showgirl (Profumo affair), dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 75
  • Dec 5 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France," dies from lung cancer at 74
  • Dec 11 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, dies at 60
  • Dec 15 Heinz Wolff, German-born British scientist and TV/ radio presenter (BBC series "The Great Egg Race"), dies from heart failure at 89
  • Dec 21 Richard "Dick" Enberg, American sportscaster (NBC, CBS, ESPN), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • Dec 24 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music; Piranha), dies of cancer at 68
  • Dec 28 Rose Marie [Mazzetta], American actress, comedienne and singer (The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Doris Day Show), dies at 94
  • Dec 29 Peggy Cummins [Augusta Fuller], Welsh-born Irish actress (Gun Crazy, Curse of the Demon), dies at 92