Deaths in Film & Television in January 1962

  • Jan 12 Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42
  • Jan 13 Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
  • Jan 15 Kenneth MacKenna, American actor and director (Judgment at Nuremberg, Those We Love), dies of cancer at 62
  • Jan 19 Harry "Snub" Pollard, Australian actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jan 24 Tom Shirley, actor/TV announcer (They're Off), dies at 62