Deaths in Film & Television in 1992

Deaths 1 - 200 of 214

  • Jan 1 Ginette Leclerc, actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 2 Virginia Field, actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74
  • Jan 3 Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jan 4 William Walker, stuntman/actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • Jan 6 Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies
  • Jan 7 Richard Hunt, puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 9 Steve Brodie [John Stevenson], American actor (The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies from illness at 72
  • Jan 10 Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • Jan 12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), dies at 89
  • Jan 13 Yvonne Bryceland, actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66
  • Jan 15 Hari Rhodes, American actor (Earth II, Detroit 9000), dies at 59
  • Jan 16 Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Jan 23 Frederick "Freddie" Bartholomew, British child actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield, Captains Courageous), dies of emphysema at 67
  • Jan 23 Ian Wolfe, American actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors, Houdini, THX-1138, Homebodies), dies at 95

  • Jan 24 Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies
  • Jan 24 John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90
  • Jan 24 Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • Jan 25 John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59

Person of interestJosé Ferrer

Jan 26 José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

  • Jan 27 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101
  • Feb 1 George Berkeley, actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • Feb 4 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), dies of emphysema and diabetes at 76
  • Feb 5 Laura Liddell, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Feb 6 Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • Feb 6 Wade Preston, actor (Man Called Sledge), dies at 62
  • Feb 7 Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • Feb 8 Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93
  • Feb 10 Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Feb 10 Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • Feb 11 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • Feb 12 Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies
  • Feb 14 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
  • Feb 20 Dick York, American actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), dies of emphysema at 63
  • Feb 20 Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • Feb 21 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • Feb 23 Jacquelyn Hyde, American actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • Feb 25 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • Feb 25 John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies

  • Feb 28 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), dies at 49
  • Feb 29 Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Where Eagles Dare), dies from pneumonia at 82
  • Mar 3 Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3 Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 4 Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • Mar 5 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 9 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 11 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 12 Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 14 C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mar 14 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 15 Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • Mar 15 Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15 Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • Mar 19 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 20 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 21 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of leukaemia at 78
  • Mar 25 Nancy Walker, American actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 27 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), dies of lung disease at 77

Person of interestPaul Henreid

Mar 29 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • Apr 2 Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 3 Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • Apr 3 Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4 Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
  • Apr 6 Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
  • Apr 8 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More) dies at 78
  • Apr 9 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96

Person of interestSam Kinison

Apr 10 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 10 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), dies at 71
  • Apr 11 Adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Apr 11 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!, Rin Tin Tin), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 16 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
  • Apr 18 Florence Randall, model and designer (Bill Blass), dies at 54 of cancer
  • Apr 19 Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
  • Apr 20 Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Apr 22 Youcca Troubatzkoy, actress (Flower of the Night), dies
  • Apr 23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • Apr 26 Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), dies at 81
  • May 2 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84

Person of interestGeorge Murphy

May 3 George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy
  • May 5 Ben Frommer, Polish actor (Scarface, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 78
  • May 5 Richard "Dick" Yarmy, American actor (Get Smart, Arnie, Bone), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • May 5 Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64

Person of interestMarlene Dietrich

May 6 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), dies in Paris at 90

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • May 8 Richard Derr, actor (When Worlds Collide), dies at 74 of cancer
  • May 10 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), dies at 81
  • May 12 Robert Reed, actor (Brady Bunch), dies of AIDs at 59
  • May 12 Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
  • May 14 Lyle Alzado, NFL defensive linesman (LA Raiders) and actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire), dies of cancer at 43
  • May 15 Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
  • May 16 Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53
  • May 17 George Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
  • May 18 Marshall Thompson, actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • May 18 Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52
  • May 24 Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
  • May 25 Marshall Thompson, US actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66
  • May 27 Glen White, dancer/actor (Graft, Camille), dies of AIDS at 42
  • May 27 John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70
  • May 29 Bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
  • May 29 Pippa Steele, actress (Vampire Lovers), dies of cancer at 44
  • May 30 Daniel Addes, actor (Victor-Sunst Grill), dies at 59

  • Jun 1 Howard Ralston, actor (Pollyana), dies
  • Jun 1 Michael King, actor (Lonely are the Brave), dies at 69
  • Jun 2 Philip Dunne, founder (Screen Writers Guild), dies of cancer at 84
  • Jun 3 Robert Morley, British actor (Marie Antoinette, The Young Ones, How the Other Half Loves), dies at 84
  • Jun 5 Laurence Naismith, British actor (Diamonds Are Forever, Camelot, Persuaders), dies at 83
  • Jun 6 Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Jun 7 Bob Sweeney, director/actor (Toby Tyler), dies of cancer at 73
  • Jun 10 Peter Von Zerneck, actor (Foreign Affair), dies at 84
  • Jun 11 Scotty Sachs, actor (Hanoi Hilton), dies of gunshot wounds at 39
  • Jun 12 Gerda Nicolson, actress (Next of Kin, Clinic), dies
  • Jun 16 Joris Diels, Flemish actor and director (It's a Cruel World, Haagsche Comedy), dies at 89
  • Jun 22 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (General Hospital, Porky's, Better Off Dead), dies at 64
  • Jun 24 Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns
  • Jun 24 Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • Jun 26 Geert Vissers, Dutch TV host (Gay Dating Show), dies
  • Jun 26 Phil Rubenstein, American actor (Tango & Cash, Robocop), dies
  • Jun 26 Herman Rohde, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • Jun 27 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), dies at 84
  • Jun 27 Allen James, vocalist/actor (Show Boat), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown, British singer/actress (Love at Stake), dies at 59
  • Jul 9 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • Jul 12 Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies
  • Jul 16 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, model, actor, and rodeo performer (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 23 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
  • Jul 23 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), dies at 69
  • Jul 24 Arletty [Arlette-léonie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • Jul 25 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 25 Hope Miller, actress (Bwana Devil), dies of breast cancer at 63
  • Jul 27 Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jul 30 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), dies of throat cancer at 76
  • Jul 30 Joe Shuster, Canadian-American cartoonist (co-creator of Superman), dies at 78
  • Aug 1 Kenny Sacha, actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Aug 2 Ephraim Katz, Israeli American writer and filmmaker (The Film Encyclopedia), dies at 60
  • Aug 2 Jim Whaley, TV host (Cinema Showcase), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Aug 7 John Anderson, American actor (Psycho, Ride the High Country, Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies of heart attack at 69
  • Aug 8 Lou Krugman, American actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • Aug 12 Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere, [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40

  • Aug 13 David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia
  • Aug 15 Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, actress (Farina-Our Gang), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), dies at 85
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, American actor, theatre producer and television director (Pinky, Car 54 Where Are You), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, comedian, dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • Sep 4 John van Dreelen, [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • Sep 5 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Sep 7 Henry Ephron, US screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Frank Singuineau, actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies

Person of interestAnthony Perkins

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, actor (Psycho), dies from aids at 60

  • Sep 12 Ed Peck, actor (Zoot Suit, Bullitt), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 12 Ruth Nelson, actress (Awakenings, 3 Women), dies at 87
  • Sep 14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • Sep 17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • Sep 18 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), dies at 77
  • Sep 19 Frederick Combs, playwright/director, dies of AIDS at 57
  • Sep 21 Billy Williams, actor (Adv of Kit Carson), dies at 76 of brain tumor
  • Sep 23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Sep 27 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • Sep 27 Ray Gill, actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Oct 1 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Farce Major), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71

Person of interestShirley Booth

Oct 16 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • Nov 3 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • Nov 4 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • Nov 7 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), dies following a stroke at 65
  • Nov 10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, dies at 71
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 12 David Oliver, actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 12 Eddie Mayehoff, American actor (Hour Glass, That's My Boy, How to Murder Your Wife), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Nov 14 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies
  • Nov 19 Diane Varsi, actress (Allison-Peyton Place, Bloody Mama), dies at 54
  • Nov 22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Nov 22 Sterling Holloway, American actor (The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies
  • Nov 26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • Nov 28 Bill Kearns, US actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69