On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in February 1997

  • Feb 1 Thelma Moss, American actress & psychologist, dies at 78
  • Feb 1 Marjorie Reynolds [Goodspeed], American actress & dancer (Holiday Inn, Life of Riley), dies from congestive heart disease at 79
  • Feb 2 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher, dies at 91
  • Feb 9 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53
  • Feb 11 Don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84
  • Feb 13 Antonius "Ton" Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen), dies at 74
  • Feb 16 Arthur Hewlett, British actor (The Pied Piper), dies at 89
  • Feb 19 Leo Rosten, American writer and humourist (Joys of Yiddish), dies at 88
  • Feb 22 Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91
  • Feb 24 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, Canadian-born British actress and singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69
  • Feb 26 David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), dies of a heart attack at 67