Deaths in Film & Television in January 1993

  • Jan 1 June Clayworth, actress (Bodyguard, Criminal Court), dies of lymphoma
  • Jan 1 Phyllis Hill, actress (Singing in the Dark), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Jan 4 Joe Keenan, actor (Conviction of Kitty Dodd), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jan 5 George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85
  • Jan 5 Jennifer Raine Bissell, British actress (Thriller, Rush: Inspired by Battlefield) dies from a heart ailment 60
  • Jan 5 Ronnie Welsh, actor (Patterns), dies of brain cancer at 52
  • Jan 7 Richard Branda, actor (2 Minute Warning), dies of colon cancer at 57
  • Jan 16 Florence Desmond, [Dawson], actress (Sally in Our Alley), dies at 87
  • Jan 16 Glenn Corbett, US actor (Shenandoah, Chisum, Midway), dies at 63
  • Jan 18 Mia Meijer, Dutch playwright/director (Machine Child), dies
  • Jan 19 William LeMassena, actor (All that Jazz), dies of lung cancer at 76

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Jan 20 Audrey Hepburn, British actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

  • Jan 20 Joseph Anthony [Deuster], US director/actor (Rainmaker), dies at 80

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Jan 27 André the Giant, WWF wrestler, dies of congestive heart failure at 49

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  • Jan 28 Aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96
  • Jan 28 John Steadman, actor (Gator, Fade to Black), dies of lung ailment 83