On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in February 1975

  • Feb 1 Richard Wattis, British actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Feb 3 Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, dies at 76
  • Feb 7 Brendan Fay, actor (Hustler, Man on a Swing), dies at 54
  • Feb 8 John H. Secondari, American author and newscaster (Open Hearing), dies at 55
  • Feb 8 Martyn Green, British actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh), dies at 75
  • Feb 20 Lillian Fontaine, actress (Suddenly it's Spring), dies at 88
  • Feb 20 Robert Strauss, American actor (Stalag 17, The Seven Year Itch), dies from a stroke at 61