Deaths in Film & Television in 1945

  • Mar 4 Lucille La Verne, American actress (b. 1872)
  • Mar 4 Mark Sandrich, American film director, writer and producer (b. 1900)
  • Apr 18 Ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44
  • Jul 19 George Barbier, American actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
  • Oct 21 Henry Armetta, Italian-American actor (The Black Cat, Bell for Adano, Big Store), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Oct 31 Henry Ainley, English actor (As You Like It), dies at 66
  • Nov 21 Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56
  • Dec 14 Forrester Harvey, Irish actor (Rebecca, Tarzan, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61
  • Dec 31 Don Douglas, Scottish actor (The Black Castle), dies at 40