Deaths in Film & Television in 1938

  • Jan 12 Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)
  • Jan 21 George Melies, French early filmmaker (A Trip to the Moon), dies at 76
  • Feb 18 Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, Dutch actress and nomination artist (Rotterdam Stage), dies at 64
  • Mar 21 Oscar Apfel, American actor (The Squaw Man, Inspiration, Before Dawn), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • May 14 Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81
  • Aug 4 Pearl White, US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline), dies at 49
  • Aug 6 Warner Oland, Swedish actor (The Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan), dies at 58
  • Sep 4 Clifford Dempsey, actor (Salute), dies at 73
  • Sep 19 Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
  • Nov 23 August Kiehl, Dutch actor (Op hoop van zegen, De kribbebijter), dies at 84
  • Dec 28 Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48