On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in February 1959

  • Feb 1 Madame Sul-Te-Wan [Nellie Crawford], American actress (The Birth of a Nation, Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Feb 4 Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78
  • Feb 5 Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies
  • Feb 13 William Axt, American film scores composer (The Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 70
  • Feb 17 Kathryn Adams, American silent film actress, dies at 65
  • Feb 22 Helen Parrish, American actress (Hour Glass, Three Smart Girls Grow Up), dies of cancer at 35