Deaths in Film & Television in January 2005

  • Jan 2 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian, dies at 91
  • Jan 8 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (b. 1952)
  • Jan 9 Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
  • Jan 10 Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
  • Jan 12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 72
  • Jan 13 Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • Jan 15 Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
  • Jan 15 Dan Lee, Canadian animator (b. 1969)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies of complications from pneumonia at 88
  • Jan 17 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), dies of congestive heart failure at 84
  • Jan 18 Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Jan 21 Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955)

Person of interestJohnny Carson

Jan 23 Johnny Carson, American comedian and TV host (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust), dies of respiratory failure arising from emphysema at 79

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • Jan 28 Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (b. 1973)
  • Jan 28 Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
  • Jan 29 Ephraim Kishon, Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director, dies at 80