Deaths in Film & Television in 1964

  • Jan 1 Rika Hopper, Dutch actress (Comedia, Anastasia), dies at about 86
  • Jan 4 Ralph Dumke, American actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64
  • Jan 21 Joseph Schildkraut, Austrian actor (Cleopatra, Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Jan 29 Alan Ladd, actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs Calif
  • Feb 22 Edie Martin, actor (Titfield Thunderbolt), dies at 84
  • Feb 24 Frank Conroy, actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73
  • Feb 29 Frank Albertson, American actor (Psycho, It's a Wonderful Life, Alice Adams), dies in his sleep at 55
  • Mar 6 Edward Van Sloan, American actor (Frankenstein, Dracula), dies at 81
  • Mar 9 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • Mar 15 Paul Cavanagh, British actor (The Woman in Green, Tarzan & his Mate), dies at 75
  • Mar 16 Nicholas Joy, French actor (Gentleman's Agreement, Desk Set, Boss Lady), dies at 80
  • Mar 22 Addison Richards, American actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees), dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Peter Lorre, Hungarian-American actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers), dies from a stroke at 59
  • Apr 14 Earle Hodgins, actor (Guestward Ho!), dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Robert Warwick, American actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85
  • Jun 14 [Hei]ko E Arnoldi, actor and director (3 Drops of Water), dies at 81
  • Jun 19 Hans Moser, Austrian actor (Hello Service Man, Once Upon a Time), dies at 83
  • Jun 20 Edgar Barrier, American actor (Phantom of the Opera, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Jun 28 King Calder, actor (Lt Grey-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64
  • Jul 19 Carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69
  • Aug 2 Jack Kirkwood, actor (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 69
  • Aug 6 Cedric Hardwicke, British stage actor (Rope, Suspicion, Peter Pan, Richard III), dies at 71
  • Aug 12 Ian L Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), dies at 56
  • Aug 16 Jack Pennick, American actor (Lady From Louisiana), dies at 68
  • Aug 27 Gracie Allen, American actress and comedienne (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
  • Aug 28 Lumsden Hare, Irish actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess), dies at 89
  • Aug 30 Wesley Lau, actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 43
  • Sep 2 Morris Ankrum, American actor (Kronos, Earth vs Flying Saucers), dies at 67
  • Sep 26 Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
  • Sep 26 Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82
  • Sep 28 Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian (Marx Bros), dies at 75
  • Sep 28 Harpo Marx [Adolph] American actor and comedian (Marx brothers), dies at 75
  • Sep 29 Robert Burton, American actor (The Big Heat, Compulsion, A Man Called Peter), dies from cancer at 69
  • Oct 10 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
  • Oct 19 Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51
  • Oct 25 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
  • Oct 27 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
  • Nov 10 Jimmie Dodd, American actor (b. 1910)
  • Nov 14 Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • Nov 16 John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos, Mademoiselle Fifi), dies at 59
  • Nov 25 Clarence Kolb, American actor (Mr Honeywell-My Little Margie), dies at 90
  • Nov 28 Charles Meredith, American actor (Court of Last Resort), dies at 70
  • Dec 5 Remy Angenot, Flemish actor ( Met den helm geboren, Patriot, Idiot), dies at 70
  • Dec 11 Percy Kilbride, American actor (Egg & I, Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 76
  • Dec 14 William Bendix, American actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley), dies from lobar pneumonia at 58
  • Dec 25 Cheerio Meredith, actress (One Happy Family), dies at 74