Today's Deaths in Film & Television History

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Person of interestD. W. Griffith

1948 D.W. Griffith, American director and producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73

Film director D. W. Griffith
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D. W. Griffith
  • 1951 Robert Flaherty, American documentary filmmaker (Nanook of North), dies at 67
  • 1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55
  • 1955 Harry Haden, actor (Harry-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 73
  • 1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
  • 1966 Donald Novis, British singer and actor (Monte Carlo, The Singing Plumber), dies at 60
  • 1966 Douglass Montgomery, American actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane), dies from spinal cancer at 56
  • 1966 Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • 1971 Van Heflin [Emmett Evan Heflin Jr], American actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
  • 1977 RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
  • 1982 Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • 1984 Lloyd Gough, actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77
  • 1984 Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), dies at 76
  • 1990 Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
  • 1992 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
  • 1992 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), dies at 69
  • 1994 Hans J Salter, Austrian-American film composer (The Wolf Man, Christmas Holiday, This Love Of Ours), dies at 98
  • 1995 Jean Muir Fullarton, American actress and educator (Fugitive in the Sky, The Aldrich Family), dies at 85
  • 1996 Aliki Vougiouklaki, actress (Madalena), dies at 63
  • 1998 John Hopkins, English TV, film and stage writer (Z-Cars), dies at 67
  • 2002 Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), dies of health complications at 82
  • 2004 Mehmood, Indian actor (b. 1932)
  • 2004 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • 2007 Tor Kamata, American/Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), dies at 93