On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in December 1980

  • Dec 1 Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
  • Dec 24 Siggie Nordstrom, American singer (The Nordstrom Sisters), dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Fred Emney, British actor (Let the People Sing, Adventures of a Private Eye, Lilac Domino), dies at 80
  • Dec 29 Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), dies from meningitis at 67