Deaths in Film & Television in January 2007

  • Jan 1 A. I. Bezzerides, American novelist and screenwriter (b. 1908)
  • Jan 2 Sergio Jiménez, Mexican actor (b. 1937)
  • Jan 4 Steve Krantz, American film and TV producer (Fritz the Cat) (b. 1923)
  • Jan 4 Helen Hill, American independent filmmaker (b. 1970)
  • Jan 7 Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter, dies at 77
  • Jan 8 Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian-born actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters), dies at 84
  • Jan 10 Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
  • Jan 11 Solveig Dommartin, French-German actress (b. 1961)
  • Jan 14 Darlene Conley, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), dies at 72
  • Jan 14 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (What's My Line?, United Kingdom), dies at 83
  • Jan 16 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), dies of a stroke at 71
  • Jan 17 Art Buchwald, American humorist (b. 1925)
  • Jan 19 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, American professional wrestler, dies of a drug overdose at 45
  • Jan 22 Liz Renay [Pearl Elizabeth Dobbins], American actress (Desperate Living), dies at 80
  • Jan 24 Krystyna Feldman, Polish actress (b. 1916)
  • Jan 27 Tige Andrews, American character actor (Mod Squad, The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor), dies of cardiac arrest at 86
  • Jan 27 Bob Carroll, American screen writer (I Love Lucy, Stage Two Revue, Stranger), dies at 88
  • Jan 28 Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress (b. 1978)
  • Jan 30 Nikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (b. 1934)

Person of interestSidney Sheldon

Jan 30 Sidney Sheldon, American novelist and playwright (Master of the Game, Bloodline, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer), dies of pneumonia at 89

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  • Jan 31 Lee Bergere, American actor (Star Trek, Soap, Dynasty), dies at 82