Deaths in Film & Television in 1999

  • Jan 2 Shepard Menken, American voice actor, dies at 77
  • Jan 4 Iron Eyes Cody [Espera Oscar de Corti], Italian-American actor (Keep America Beautiful, Black Gold, Ernest Goes to Camp), dies at 91
  • Jan 12 Betty Lou Gerson, American voice actress (b. 1914)
  • Jan 15 Betty Box, British film producer (b. 1915)
  • Jan 21 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), dies at 94
  • Jan 21 Susan Strasberg, American actress (b. 1938)
  • Jan 25 Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (b. 1924)
  • Jan 30 Huntz Hall, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Jan 30 Ed Herlihy, American broadcaster (b. 1909)
  • Jan 31 Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Feb 1 Barış Manço, Turkish singer, composer, television producer and celebrity. (b. 1943)
  • Feb 7 Bobby Troup, American musician and actor (b. 1918)
  • Feb 9 Bryan Mosley, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Feb 18 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (b. 1932)
  • Feb 20 Gene Siskel, American film critic (b. 1946)
  • Mar 4 Del Close, American actor (b. 1934)
  • Mar 5 Richard Kiley, American actor (b. 1922)

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Mar 7 Stanley Kubrick, American film director (2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange) dies at 70

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  • Mar 8 Peggy Cass, American actress and comedian (b. 1924)
  • Mar 13 Garson Kanin, American writer and director (b. 1912)
  • Mar 14 Kirk Alyn, American actor (Superman), dies at 88
  • Mar 16 Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright and director (b. 1909)
  • Mar 17 Ernest Gold, Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), dies at 77
  • Mar 17 Rod Hull, British comedian (Emu), dies after falling off a roof at 63
  • Mar 21 Ernie Wise, British comedian (b. 1925)
  • Mar 22 David Strickland, American actor (b. 1969)
  • Mar 30 Gary Morton, American film and television producer (b. 1924)
  • Apr 4 Faith Domergue, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Apr 10 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice actress (b. 1919)
  • Apr 14 Ellen Corby, American actress (b. 1911)
  • Apr 14 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • Apr 20 Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • Apr 20 Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)
  • Apr 21 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), dies at 94
  • Apr 26 Jill Dando, British television presenter (b.1961)
  • Apr 28 Rory Calhoun, American actor (b. 1922)
  • May 2 Oliver Reed, English actor (b. 1938)
  • May 8 Dirk Bogarde, London England, actor (b. 1921) (Death in Venice, Servant)
  • May 8 Ed Gilbert, American actor (b. 1931)
  • May 8 Dana Plato, American actress (b. 1964)
  • May 19 Candy Candido, American actor and radio performer, dies at 85
  • May 23 Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • Jun 5 Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
  • Jun 6 Anne Haddy, Australian actress (b. 1930)
  • Jun 11 DeForest Kelley, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jun 23 Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), dies of a brain tumor at 78
  • Jun 25 Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929)
  • Jun 29 Allan Carr, American film producer (b. 1937)
  • Jul 1 Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (b. 1908)
  • Jul 1 Sylvia Sidney, American actress (b. 1910)
  • Jul 12 Bill Owen, British actor (b. 1914)

  • Jul 20 Sandra Gould, American actress (b. 1916)
  • Aug 4 Victor Mature, American actor (b. 1913)
  • Aug 7 Brion James, American actor (b. 1945)
  • Aug 13 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (b. 1960)
  • Aug 23 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (b.1926)
  • Sep 5 Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (b. 1914)
  • Sep 9 Ruth Roman, American actress (b. 1922)
  • Sep 14 Charles Crichton, English film director (b. 1910)

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Sep 22 George C. Scott, American actor (Dr. Strangelove), dies of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at 71

  • Sep 23 Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (b. 1910)
  • Oct 6 Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920)
  • Oct 6 Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (b. 1937)
  • Oct 16 Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (A Christmas Story), dies at 78
  • Oct 26 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • Nov 1 Jean Coutu, Canadian actor (b. 1925)
  • Nov 3 Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
  • Nov 10 Robert Kramer, American actor and director, dies of meningitis at 60
  • Nov 11 Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (b. 1961)
  • Nov 21 Quentin Crisp, British writer, raconteur and actor (b. 1908)
  • Nov 27 Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  • Dec 3 Madeline Kahn, American actress (b. 1942)
  • Dec 10 Shirley Hemphill, American actress (b. 1947)
  • Dec 17 Rex Allen, American actor, singer and songwriter (b. 1920)
  • Dec 18 Robert Bresson, French film director (A Man Escaped, Balthazar, at Random), dies at 98
  • Dec 19 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, dies at 85
  • Dec 20 Riccardo Freda, Italian film director (b. 1909)
  • Dec 25 Peter Jeffrey, English actor (b. 1929)
  • Dec 28 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85