Deaths in Film & TV on August 3

  • 1933 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69
  • 1966 Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
  • 1973 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84
  • 1974 Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85
  • 1975 Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79
  • 1977 Alfred Lunt, American actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 83
  • 1983 Carolyn Jones, American actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies of cancer at 54
  • 1986 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
  • 1993 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
  • 1994 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • 1995 Ida Lupino, Anglo-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), dies at 77
  • 2001 Christopher Hewett, British actor (b. 1922)
  • 2002 Carmen Silvera, British actress (b. 1922)
  • 2011 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)
  • 2015 Coleen Gray, American Actress (The Killing), dies at 92
  • 2017 Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), dies at 91