Deaths in Film & Television in January 1977

  • Jan 5 Onslow Stevens, American actor (This is the Life), dies at 74
  • Jan 9 Hal Sawyer, TV host (Sawyer Views Hollywood), dies at 62

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Jan 14 Peter Finch, actor (Network, The Nun's Story, Judith), dies at 60

  • Jan 18 Yvonne Printemps, French singer and actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), dies at 81
  • Jan 19 Geraldine Brooks, actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings), dies at 51
  • Jan 25 Donald Kerr, actor (Devil Bat, Killer Bats), dies at 85
  • Jan 26 Margaret Hayes, American actress (Blackboard Jungle, Robert Montgomery Presents), dies from cancer and hepatitis at 60
  • Jan 27 Walter Baldwin, American actor (The Best Years of Our Lives, The Long, Long Trailer), dies at 88
  • Jan 28 Burton "Burt" Mustin, American actor (All in the Family, The Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92
  • Jan 29 Freddie Prinze, comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), shoots himself at 22