On This Day

January 2021 in Film & Television

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Gerry Marsden, British rock vocalist and TV personality (Gerry & Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey), dies at 78 [1] [2]
  • Jan 4 Tanya Roberts, American actress (Charlie's Angels, A View to a Kill), dies at 65 [1]
  • Jan 7 Michael Apted, English director and producer (7 Up, The World is Not Enough), dies at 79 [1]

Person of interestLarry King

Jan 23 Larry King [Zeiger], American radio/TV host ("Larry King Live", CNN), dies of COVID-19 at 87 [1] [2]

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • Jan 23 Hal Holbrook, American stage and screen Tony and Emmy award winning actor (All the President's Men; “Mark Twain Tonight!”), dies at 95 [1]
  • Jan 27 Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy award winning actress (The Last Picture Show; Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), dies at 94 [1] [2]
  • Jan 28 Cicely Tyson, American stage and screen actress (Roots; The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman), dies at 96 [1]