Deaths in Film & Television in 1967

  • Jan 8 Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), dies at 39
  • Jan 10 Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
  • Jan 17 Evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82
  • Jan 18 Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), dies at 79
  • Jan 18 Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), dies of heart attack at 82
  • Jan 19 Grace Cunard, actress (Untamed, Ressurection), dies at 73
  • Jan 21 Ann Sheridan, actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies of cancer at 51
  • Jan 22 Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Albert Remy, actor (Blows), dies at 55
  • Jan 26 Kenneth Thomson, American character actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant), dies of emphysema at 68
  • Jan 30 Lee Morgan, actor (Dungeons of Harrow, Last Rebel), dies
  • Feb 3 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), dies at 72
  • Feb 6 Martine Carol, French actress (Nana), dies of heart attack at 46
  • Feb 14 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), dies at 85
  • Feb 14 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82
  • Feb 15 Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor and director (It, Careers), dies at 79
  • Feb 22 Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70
  • Feb 25 John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57
  • Feb 26 Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70
  • Mar 2 Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • Mar 5 Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • Mar 6 Nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Oscar Shaw, actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76
  • Mar 8 John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46
  • Mar 11 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
  • Mar 17 Richard Reeves, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), dies at 54
  • Mar 23 Duncan Macrae, Scottish actor (Casino Royale, The Little Kidnappers), dies at 61
  • Mar 31 Don Alvarado [Jose Page], American actor (Captain Thunder, Morning Glory, Big Steal), dies from cancer at 66
  • Apr 7 Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood
  • Apr 15 Antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69
  • Apr 15 Totò [Antonio Clemente], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Apr 22 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • May 8 Barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39
  • May 8 Elmer Rice, NY playwright, director and novelist, dies at 74
  • May 13 Frank McGrath, American actor (The Reluctant Astronaut, Wagon Train), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • May 18 Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (The Real McCoys, Lassie), dies from natural causes at 75
  • May 18 Richard Ainley, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion), dies at 56
  • May 23 Philip Coolidge, American actor (North by Northwest, North by Northwest, I Want to Live, Tingler), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • May 26 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64
  • May 30 Claude Rains, British actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca), dies at 77
  • Jun 2 Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74
  • Jun 5 Edna Park Edwards, American stage and vaudeville actress, dies at 72
  • Jun 7 Pauline Brooks, actress (Make a Million), dies of cancer at 54
  • Jun 10 Frank Butler, actor/screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), dies at 76

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Jun 10 Spencer Tracy, US actor (Woman of the Year, Father of the Bride), dies at 67

  • Jun 12 Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lionsdale Belt, 1911), dies at 79
  • Jun 26 Françoise Dorléac, French actress (b. 1942)
  • Jun 29 Jayne Mansfield, American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34
  • Jul 3 John Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50
  • Jul 7 Vivian Leigh, actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind), dies at 53

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Jul 8 Vivien Leigh, English actress (Gone with the Wind & A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53

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  • Jul 9 Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77
  • Jul 17 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), dies at 74
  • Jul 17 Gertrude McCoy, silent screen actress (Blue Bird), dies at 77

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Jul 21 Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

  • Jul 30 John Macchia, actor (Beach Blanket Bingo), dies of stroke at 35
  • Aug 9 Anton Walbrook [Adolf Wohlbrook], Austrian actor (Laura, I Accuse), dies of heart attack at 66
  • Aug 9 Joe Orton, English actor/playwright (Leaf, Murdered), dies at 34
  • Aug 13 Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87
  • Aug 24 Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

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Aug 25 Paul Muni, actor (Good Earth), dies after lengthy illness at 71

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  • Sep 1 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61
  • Sep 9 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69
  • Sep 15 Eva McKenzie, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • Sep 19 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • Sep 24 Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), dies at 71
  • Sep 29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), dies of leukemia at 67
  • Oct 12 Nathaniel "Nat" Pendleton, American wrestler (Olympics 1920, Silver) and actor (The Thin Man, Reckless), dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Oct 24 Lyle Latell, American actor (Not of the Earth, Dick Tracy's Dilemma, Sky Dragon), dies rom a heart attack at 63
  • Oct 29 Julien Duvivier, French film director (La Bandera), dies at 71
  • Oct 30 Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), dies at 85
  • Nov 1 Benita Hume, British actress (Tarzan Escapes, High Treason, Halls of Ivy), dies at 61
  • Nov 4 June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36
  • Nov 9 Charles Bickford, American actor (Dynamite, The Virginian), dies of a blood infection at 78
  • Nov 11 Harry Seymour, composer/actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
  • Nov 11 Jordan Whitfield, actor (Swamp Fox), dies of heart attack at 50
  • Nov 15 Alice Lake, American silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
  • Nov 21 Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84
  • Nov 27 Cameron Prud'Homme, actor (Rainmaker), dies after long illness at 75
  • Nov 29 Theo Marcuse, actor (Mara of Wilderness), dies in auto accident at 47
  • Nov 30 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish screenwriterr (Great Hunger), dies
  • Dec 3 Fred Engelen, Flemish actor and director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54
  • Dec 4 Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], American comic and actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 72
  • Dec 7 House Peters, British silent film actor (This Is the Life, Kansas Territory), dies at 87
  • Dec 11 Howard Freeman, American actor (Studio One, Double Dynamite), dies after illness at 68
  • Dec 14 Frank Moran, American heavyweight boxer and film actor, dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Dec 17 Jack Perrin, American actor, dies of heart attack at 71
  • Dec 21 Stuart "Stu" Erwin, American actor (The Stu Erwin Show), dies of heart attack at 64
  • Dec 22 Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48
  • Dec 23 Karen Verne, actress (Ships of Fools, Underground), dies at 49