On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in February 1972

  • Feb 2 Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
  • Feb 3 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), dies at 79
  • Feb 19 John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (Drifters), dies at 73
  • Feb 19 Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)
  • Feb 20 Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74
  • Feb 27 Pat Brady [Robert Ellsworth O'Brady], American actor (The Roy Rogers Show, Man from Music Mountain), dies at 57