Deaths in Film & Television in 1994

Deaths 1 - 200 of 225

Person of interestCesar Romero

Jan 1 Cesar Romero, American actor (Batman, Ocean's 11), dies at 86

  • Jan 3 Heather Sears, British actress (b. 1935)
  • Jan 7 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, actor (Cafe Express), dies of heart failure 52
  • Jan 7 Llewellyn Rees, British theatre actor (A Fish Called Wanda, Invisible Creature), dies at 92
  • Jan 8 Edward Duke, actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40
  • Jan 8 Pat Buttram, actor (Haney-Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • Jan 8 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Octopus), dies at 52
  • Jan 10 Michael Aldridge, British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Murder in Cathedral), dies at 73
  • Jan 14 Esther Ralston, US actress (Tin Pan Alley, San Francisco Docks), dies at 91
  • Jan 16 Martin Kosleck, German actor (Pursuit to Algiers, Agent for H.A.R.M.), dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Jean-Louis Barrault, French stage actor, director and producer (Les Enfants du Paradis), dies at 83
  • Jan 22 Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas, American singer (If?) and character actor (Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service), dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • Jan 23 Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow), dies of cancer at 44
  • Jan 23 Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Jan 27 Claude Akins, American character actor (B. J. and the Bear, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, Movin' On), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 27 Joe Mays, actor (Mr Saturday Night), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Jan 28 Hal Smith, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show-Otis Campbell), dies at 77
  • Jan 29 Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
  • Jan 29 Nick Cravat [Nicholas Cuccia], American actor (Gremlin-Twilight Zone), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Feb 1 Olan Soule, American actor (My 3 Sons, Captain Midnight, Arnie), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Feb 2 Stephen Barclay, actor (Pride of the Plains), dies at 75
  • Feb 4 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84
  • Feb 6 Joseph Cotten, American actor (Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Airport 77, Hearse), dies from pneumonia at 88
  • Feb 6 Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), dies from cancer at 66
  • Feb 8 Ken Hall, Australian director and producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92
  • Feb 11 Sorrell Brooke, American actor (Boss Hogg in The Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 64
  • Feb 11 William Conrad [John Cann], American actor (The Killers, Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Feb 15 Tiger Haynes, US actor (Moscow on the Hudson, Cosby Show), dies at 79
  • Feb 15 Maria Britneva, Russian actress (A Room with a View, Maurice), dies of heart failure 72
  • Feb 19 Derek Jarman, actor and director (Tempest), dies of AIDS at 52
  • Feb 25 Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80
  • Feb 26 William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, American stand-up comedian and social critic, dies of pancreatic cancer at 32
  • Mar 1 Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), dies at 57
  • Mar 2 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Anita Morris, actress (Nine), dies of cancer at 50
  • Mar 3 Ezra Stone [Chaim Feinstone], American director, actor and producer (My Living Doll, Henry Aldrich), dies in a road accident at 76

Person of interestJohn Candy

Mar 4 John Candy, actor (SCTV, Uncle Buck), dies from a heart attack at 43

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy
  • Mar 6 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress, activist and politician, dies of lung cancer at 73
  • Mar 9 Fernando Rey [Arambillet], Spanish actor (The French Connection, Matter of Time), dies of bladder cancer at 76
  • Mar 9 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • Mar 9 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • Mar 9 Charles Bukowski, German-born American columnist (Notes of a Dirty Old Man) and writer (Hollywood: A Novel) who was described as a "laureate of American lowlife", dies of leukaemia at 73
  • Mar 10 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73
  • Mar 15 Mae Zetterling, Swedish actress (Night Games), dies at 68
  • Mar 17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Mai Zetterling, Swedish actress and film director (Witches, Offbeat, Jet Storm), dies of cancer at 68
  • Mar 20 Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)
  • Mar 21 Dack Rambo, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • Mar 21 Lili Damita [Liliane Carré], French actress and wife of Errol Flynn (Bridge of San Luis Rey), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • Mar 21 Macdonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), dies of cancer at 81
  • Mar 23 Giulietta Masina, Italian actress, (La Strada, Swindle, White Sheik) and wife of director Federico Fellini, dies at 73

  • Mar 23 Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Mar 29 Bill Travers [William Inge Lindon-Travers], British actor, director, officer and animal rights activist (Born Free, Gorgo), dies at 72
  • Apr 2 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Apr 3 Elizabeth "Betty" Furness, American actress, journalist and consumer activist (Dangerous Corner, Studio 1), dies of stomach cancer at 78
  • Apr 3 Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies
  • Apr 4 Virginia "Ginny" Simms, American actress and singer (Night and Day, Kay Kyser Band), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • Apr 8 François Rozet, French Canadian actor (b. 1899)
  • Apr 9 Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, Soviet film actor (Telegram, Town People), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83
  • Apr 13 Rudolf Hrusinský, Czech actor and director (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 73
  • Apr 16 John McLiam [Williams], Canadian actor (First Blood, Sleeper, Men From Shiloh), dies of Parkinson's disease at 76
  • Apr 16 Ron Vawter, US actor (Roy Cohn, The Silence of the Lambs), dies at 45
  • Apr 17 Peter Hacker, US journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69
  • Apr 19 Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
  • Apr 19 Michel van Rooy, Dutch actor (Doctor Vlimmen, The Attack), dies at 43
  • Apr 20 Jean Carmet, French actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Apr 25 David Langton [Basil Muir Langton-Dodds], Scottish actor (The Avengers, Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • Apr 27 Lynne Frederick Unger, actress (Trail of Pink Panther), dies at 39
  • Apr 29 William "Bill" Quinn, American actor (Star Trek, The Birds, Rifleman, All in the Family), dies of natural causes at 81
  • May 6 Fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67
  • May 6 Montague Modlyn, broadcaster, dies at 72
  • May 8 George Peppard, American actor (Breakfast at Tiffany's, Banacek, A-Team, Blue Max), dies at 65
  • May 8 Rupert Haselden, journalist/screenwriter, dies at 36
  • May 8 Steven Keats, American actor (Death Wish), dies of apparent suicide at 48
  • May 11 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), dies of stroke at 65
  • May 12 Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • May 13 Ruth Gillette, actress (Wild Gold), dies of cancer at 88
  • May 14 Leonard Teale, Australian actor/reciter (Homicide), dies
  • May 15 Gilbert Roland [Luis Alonso], Mexican actor (Juarez, Barbarosa), dies from cancer at 88
  • May 15 Royal Dano, American actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • May 16 Alain Cuny, French actor (La Dolce Vita, Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle), dies at 85
  • May 16 Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82
  • May 16 Vasek Simek, Czech/US actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66
  • May 17 Andrew Brown, film Producer, dies at 55
  • May 20 Ronald Russell, British journalist, author and Conservative politician, dies at 69
  • May 23 Joe Pass [Joseph Passalaqua], American virtuoso jazz guitarist (The Trio) and composer, dies from liver cancer at 65
  • May 23 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
  • May 29 Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • May 31 Sidney Gilliat, British screenwriter/director, dies at 86
  • Jun 1 Frances Heflin, American actress (All My Children, The Skin of Our Teeth), dies of lung cancer at 73
  • Jun 4 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 82
  • Jun 4 Massimo Troisi, Italian actor and director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • Jun 4 Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33
  • Jun 6 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), dies at 81
  • Jun 6 John Morey Downs, actor/dancer/singer, dies at 80
  • Jun 6 Mark McManus, actor (Ned Kelly), dies of pneumonia at 59
  • Jun 6 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), dies at 82
  • Jun 6 Johnny Downs, American actor (The Mad Monster, Coronado, Manhattan Showcase), dies from cancer at 80
  • Jun 7 Dennis Potter, British TV writer (Pennies from Heaven), dies at 59
  • Jun 8 William Marshall, American singer, bandleader and actor (State Fair, Pennsylvanians), dies at 76
  • Jun 11 Herbert Anderson, American character actor (Dennis The Menace, Battleground), dies of a stroke at 77
  • Jun 12 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • Jun 14 Michel Vitold, Russian/French actor (Madame et le Mort), dies at 78
  • Jun 15 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), dies at 82
  • Jun 17 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jun 26 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • Jun 28 Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90
  • Jul 4 Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
  • Jul 4 Joey Marella, American professional wrestling referee (b. 1964)
  • Jul 6 Cameron Mitchell, American actor (The High Chaparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 6 Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
  • Jul 7 Anita Garvin, US actress (Sailors Beware), dies at 80
  • Jul 8 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Darren in "Bewitched"), dies of cancer at 64
  • Jul 11 Bart Scheepens, actor/director, dies of AIDS at 50
  • Jul 11 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, dies after a suicide attempt at 23
  • Jul 21 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67
  • Jul 23 Hans J Salter, Austrian-American film composer (The Wolf Man, Christmas Holiday, This Love Of Ours), dies at 98
  • Jul 26 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), dies of cancer at 67
  • Aug 2 Bert Freed, American character actor (Shane, Invaders From Mars), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Aug 3 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • Aug 5 Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39
  • Aug 7 Robert Hutton [Winne], American actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), dies at 74
  • Aug 7 Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 11 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, Want to Live), dies at 33

Person of interestPeter Cushing

Aug 11 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81

  • Aug 16 John Doucette, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Lock Up, Big Town), dies of cancer at 73
  • Aug 20 Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • Aug 22 Leo Lerman, American writer and editor (Condé Nast Publications), dies at 80
  • Aug 26 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54
  • Aug 29 Phillip Gilmore, actress (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • Aug 30 Lindsay Anderson, British director (If ...), dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Sep 2 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 3 James Aubrey, actor (Riders of the Storm), dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 6 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • Sep 7 Dennis Morgan, [Stanley], US actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 85
  • Sep 7 Godfrey Quigley, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney), dies at 71
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, cricketer (distinguished BBC commentator), dies
  • Sep 9 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Seige, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66
  • Sep 10 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), dies of heart attack at 92

Person of interestJessica Tandy

Sep 11 Jessica Tandy, actress (Driving Miss Daisy), dies of cancer at 85

Actress Jessica Tandy
Actress
Jessica Tandy
  • Sep 11 William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • Sep 12 Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), dies at 85
  • Sep 15 Mark Stevens, American actor (Big Town, Martin Kane, Private Eye), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 16 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprague - "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • Sep 17 Iris Adrian, American actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Madeleine Renaud, French actress and theater director (Plaisir), dies at 94
  • Sep 23 Robert Bloch, screenwriter (Psycho), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 25 Kitty Masters, actress, dies at 92
  • Sep 27 Ruth Niehaus, German actress, dies at 69
  • Sep 28 Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), dies at 78
  • Sep 30 Lina Basquette, actress (Night for Crime, Hard Hombre), dies at 87
  • Oct 1 Marjorie Weaver, American actress (Michael Shayne: Private Detective, Young Mr Lincoln), dies from a stroke at 81
  • Oct 2 Harriet Nelson, American actress, dies of congestive heart failure at 80
  • Oct 3 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • Oct 3 Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor (Gunsmoke), dies from a heart attack at 87
  • Oct 3 Harriet Nelson, American actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80
  • Oct 3 V, comedian and actor, dies at 48
  • Oct 3 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • Oct 3 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), dies at 92
  • Oct 4 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • Oct 7 Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Oct 8 Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), dies at 81
  • Oct 9 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • Oct 11 Maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
  • Oct 15 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor and director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82
  • Oct 19 Martha Raye [Margaret Reed], American actress (Waikiki Wedding, Martha Raye Show), dies after illness at 78

Person of interestBurt Lancaster

Oct 20 Burton "Burt" Lancaster, American actor (Spartacus, Apartment, From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • Oct 20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • Oct 20 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor and director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • Oct 23 Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), dies of cancer at 66
  • Oct 23 William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Oct 24 Raul Julia, Puerto Rican actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
  • Oct 25 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 89 (b. 1905)
  • Oct 25 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • Oct 26 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64
  • Oct 26 Tutta Rolf, actress (Whalers), dies at 87
  • Oct 30 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40
  • Oct 31 Jole Silvani, [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Nov 2 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • Nov 3 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Nov 4 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Nov 7 Carleton Young, American actor (Reefer Madness, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), dies at 89
  • Nov 7 Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
  • Nov 8 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • Nov 9 Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Ralph Champion Shotter Michael, actor, dies at 87
  • Nov 9 Ralph Michael, British actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), dies at 82
  • Nov 14 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • Nov 14 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • Nov 16 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • Nov 16 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82