Deaths in Film & Television in 1954

  • Jan 11 Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56
  • Jan 18 Sydney Greenstreet, British actor (Casablanca, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74
  • Jan 31 Florence Bates, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama), dies at 65
  • Feb 8 Mabel Paige, actress (Lucky Jordan), dies at 73
  • May 1 Tom Tyler [Vincent Markowsky], American actor (Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), dies from heart failure at 50
  • Jun 22 Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49
  • Jul 6 Dirk Verbeek, actor and director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70
  • Jul 14 Jackie Saunders, American silent screen actress (b. 1892)
  • Sep 3 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), dies at 65
  • Sep 28 Bert Lytell, American actor (One Man's Family), dies at 69
  • Oct 3 Herbert Prior, British actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire), dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Fay Baker, actress (Sorority Girl), dies at 60

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Nov 15 Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], American actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76

  • Nov 22 Moroni Olsen, American actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White), dies at 65
  • Nov 22 Roderick McMahon, Professional Wrestling/Boxing Booker (b. 1882)
  • Nov 29 George Edward Robey, English comic and actor (Henry IV), dies at 85
  • Dec 8 Gladys George, actress (Roaring Twenties), dies at 50