Deaths in Film & Television in December 1990

  • Dec 2 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), dies of kidney failure at 80
  • Dec 3 Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
  • Dec 4 Edward Binns, US actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Dec 7 Horst Bienek, German writer and director (The First Polka), dies at 60
  • Dec 7 Joan Bennett, US actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
  • Dec 7 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), dies at 67
  • Dec 8 Martin Ritt, American actor and director (The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Slugger's Wife, End of the Game), dies at 76
  • Dec 9 Mike Mazurki, Austrian actor (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), dies at 82
  • Dec 9 Mike Mazurski, wrestler/actor (Centerfold Girls), dies at 80
  • Dec 14 Hope Sansberry, actress (Rats are Coming), dies at 94
  • Dec 15 Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
  • Dec 15 Jean Paige, actress (Capt Blood, Black Beauty), dies
  • Dec 17 Don Draper, actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61
  • Dec 17 Mieke Verstraete [Maria Augustina De Graef], Belgian-Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled), dies at 79
  • Dec 18 Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • Dec 19 Basil Henson, actor (Change Partners), dies of stroke at 71
  • Dec 22 Helene Stanley, actress (Carnival Story, Roar of the Crowd), dies
  • Dec 28 Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
  • Dec 31 Dalton Cathey, American actor dies of AIDS at 44