Deaths in Film & Television in December 1969

  • Dec 3 Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
  • Dec 3 Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), dies at 67
  • Dec 7 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
  • Dec 7 Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), dies after surgery at 65
  • Dec 13 Spencer Williams, American director, writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show), dies at 76
  • Dec 22 Ilse Steppat, actress (Invisible Terror), dies at 52
  • Dec 23 Donald Foster, American actor (Hazel, Lord Love A Duck), dies after long illness at 80
  • Dec 28 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
  • Dec 31 Salvatore Baccaloni,Italian opera singer and actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby), dies at 69