Deaths in Film & Television in December 1984

  • Dec 6 Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90
  • Dec 7 Jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
  • Dec 8 Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), dies at 81
  • Dec 11 George Waggner, director/writer, dies at 90
  • Dec 15 Lennard Pearce, English actor (b. 1915)
  • Dec 24 Ian Hendry, actor (Assassin, Get Carter, Repulsion), dies at 53
  • Dec 24 Peter Lawford, actor (Thin Man), dies of cardiac arrest at 61