On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in January 1972

  • Jan 1 Jane Morgan, American singer & actress (Our Miss Brooks - "Mrs Margaret Davis"), dies at 91
  • Jan 1 Maurice A Chevalier, French actor & singer (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83
  • Jan 8 Wesley Ruggles, American actor, producer and director (I'm No Angel, Arizona, Too Many Husbands), dies at 82
  • Jan 10 Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
  • Jan 17 Rochelle Hudson, American actress (Les Misérables, Imitation of Life, That's My Boy), dies from pneumonia at 55
  • Jan 24 Jerome Cowan, American actor (Blondie, Tab Hunter Show), dies at 74