Deaths in Film & Television in 1943

  • Jan 25 Spencer Charters, American actor (3 Faces West, Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), dies at 67
  • Feb 14 Dora Gerson, German actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (b. 1899)
  • Feb 19 Lynne Overman, American actor (Reap the Wild Wind), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • Mar 10 Tully Marshall, actor (Let's Go, Red Dust), dies at 78
  • Apr 3 Conrad Veidt, German actor (Casablanca, Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies from a heart attack at 50
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright/director, dies
  • May 17 Montagu Love, actor (Wind), dies at 65
  • Jun 1 Leslie Howard [Stainer], British actor (Gone With the Wind, Of Human Bondage), dies after Nazis shoot down his plane at 50
  • Jun 11 Sam[uel] de Vries, actor (Boefje, In Sobibor), dies at 50
  • Jul 14 Johannes F "Frits" Bakker Sr, actor, dies at 74
  • Jul 30 Owen Nares [Ramsay], British actor and manager (Maiden Erleigh), dies from a heart attack at 54
  • Sep 28 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, dies at 53
  • Oct 7 Eugeniusz Bodo [Bohdan Eugène Junod], Polish film director, producer and comedic actor, dies in the Gulag at 43
  • Nov 7 Dwight Frye, American actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein), dies from a heart attack at 44
  • Dec 7 John Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Bluejackets), dies at 22
  • Dec 30 Hobart Bosworth, American actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76