Deaths in Film & Television in December 1993

  • Dec 3 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
  • Dec 4 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), dies from prostate cancer at 52
  • Dec 6 Dominic "Don" Ameche, American actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Dec 6 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Dec 8 Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • Dec 11 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian/French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • Dec 12 Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58

Person of interestMyrna Loy

Dec 14 Myrna Loy [Williams], American actress (The Great Ziegfeld, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 16 Moses Gunn, American actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft) who co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company (The Blacks, The Poison Tree), dies of asthma at 64
  • Dec 17 Janet Margolin, US actress (Annie Hall), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
  • Dec 18 Sam Wanamaker, American-English actor (Private Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Dec 22 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies of cardiac arrest at 76
  • Dec 23 Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom, actress, shot to death at about 92
  • Dec 26 Jeff Morrow [Leslie Irving Morrow], American actor (Robe, Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), dies at 86
  • Dec 28 Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67
  • Dec 29 Frunzik [Mher Mkrtchyan], Armenian actor (Mimino, Kidnapping, Caucasian Style), dies of cancer at 63
  • Dec 31 Arthur Dreifuss, director and producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85