Deaths in Film & Television in 2010

  • Jan 8 Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)
  • Jan 14 Petra Schürmann, German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 (b. 1935)
  • Jan 19 Jennifer Lyon American reality television personality (Survivor) (b. 1972)
  • Jan 21 Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
  • Jan 22 Jean Simmons, British actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), dies at 80
  • Jan 22 James Mitchell, American dancer and actor (All My Children, Bloomer Girl), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • Jan 24 Pernell Roberts, American actor (Adam-Bonanza, Trapper John MD), dies at 81
  • Jan 27 Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)
  • Feb 3 Frances Reid, American actress (Days of Our Lives, The Andromeda Strain), dies at 95
  • Feb 5 Ian Carmichael, British actor (Private's Progress, I'm All Right Jack), dies at 89
  • Feb 16 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • Feb 17 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), dies of natural causes at 88
  • Mar 1 Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)
  • Mar 4 Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • Mar 4 Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
  • Mar 4 Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
  • Mar 4 Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Mar 10 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
  • Mar 11 Merlin Olsen, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and actor, dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 14 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (Mission Impossible, Airplane!, Stalag 17), dies from a heart attack at 83
  • Mar 18 Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Mar 24 Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Mar 25 Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
  • Mar 28 June Havoc Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, dies at 97
  • Mar 31 Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)
  • Apr 1 John Forsythe, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 92
  • Apr 2 Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970)
  • Apr 6 Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
  • Apr 10 Dixie Carter, an American actress (b.1939)
  • Apr 12 Palito, Filipino comedian (b. 1934)
  • May 1 Helen Wagner, American actress (Mister Peepers, As The World Turns), dies of natural causes at 91
  • May 2 Lynn Redgrave, British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), dies of cancer at 67
  • May 4 Zvonimir Levačić - Ševa, Croatian humorist and entertainer (b. 1943)
  • May 7 Adele Mara [Adelaida Delgado], American actress, singer and dancer (Cool Million, Wheels), dies at 87
  • May 9 Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
  • May 23 Simon Monjack, English actor, producer, & writer (b. 1970)
  • May 24 Ray Alan, English ventriloquist & television entertainer (b. 1930)
  • May 24 Tapen Chatterjee, Bengali actor from India (b. 1937)
  • May 25 Michael H. Jordan, businessman and former CEO PepsiCo and CBS Corporation (b. 1936)
  • May 26 Jean Constantin, Romanian actor (b. 1928)
  • May 26 Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television personality (b. 1912)
  • May 28 Gary Coleman, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes), dies at 42
  • May 29 Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (b. 1936)
  • May 31 Brian Duffy, British photographer and film producer (b. 1933)
  • May 31 Merata Mita, New Zealander filmmaker (b. 1942)
  • Jun 3 Rue McClanahan, American actress ("The Golden Girls"), dies at 76
  • Jun 7 Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)
  • Jun 15 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), dies of suspected suicide at 74
  • Jun 18 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler (b.1980)
  • Jun 19 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), dies at 86
  • Jun 30 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and singer (b. 1977)

  • Jun 30 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Bobo, Big Sleep), dies at 80
  • Jul 1 Ilene Woods, American actress (b. 1929)
  • Jul 16 James Gammon, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges), dies at 70
  • Jul 23 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), dies at 93
  • Jul 25 Redford White, Filipino comedian (b. 1955)
  • Jul 27 Maury Chaykin, American-born Canadian actor (b. 1949)
  • Aug 7 Manon Alving, Dutch actress (The Assault, Short American), dies at 87

Person of interestPatricia Neal

Aug 8 Patricia Neal, American actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses) and wife of Ronald Dhal, dies at 84

Actress Patricia Neal
Actress
Patricia Neal
  • Aug 13 Lance Cade, American professional wrestler (b. 1981)
  • Aug 21 Nancy Dolman, Canadian actress and comedienne (b. 1950)
  • Aug 24 Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director (b. 1963)
  • Aug 27 Luna Vachon, Professional Wrestler (b. 1962)
  • Aug 28 William P. Foster, notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University
  • Aug 30 Alain Corneau, French filmmaker (b. 1943)
  • Sep 3 Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian (b. 1950)
  • Sep 7 Glenn Shadix, American Actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 11 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • Sep 11 Harold Gould, American character actor (The Sting, The Golden Girls, Rhoda, Big Bus), dies at 86
  • Sep 12 Claude Chabrol, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • Sep 25 Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)

Person of interestGloria Stuart

Sep 26 Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100

Actress Gloria Stuart
Actress
Gloria Stuart
  • Sep 29 Tony Curtis, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • Sep 29 Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast) (b.1965)
  • Oct 4 Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
  • Oct 5 Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939)
  • Oct 6 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
  • Oct 6 Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
  • Oct 7 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966)
  • Oct 14 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58
  • Oct 15 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), dies at 79
  • Oct 16 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (Leave it to Beaver), dies at 94
  • Oct 19 Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), dies at 83
  • Oct 25 Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
  • Oct 27 Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964)
  • Oct 27 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • Oct 28 James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Oct 28 Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959)
  • Nov 1 Charlie O'Donnell, American television announcer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 4 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 5 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), dies of Leukemia at 66
  • Nov 10 Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 11 Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (b. 1911)
  • Nov 11 William Edwin Self, American actor and television producer (b. 1921)
  • Nov 13 Luis García Berlanga, Spanish filmmaker (b. 1921)
  • Nov 16 Ronni Chasen, American film publicist (b. 1946)
  • Nov 21 Norris Church Mailer, American model and widow of Norman Mailer (b. 1949)
  • Nov 23 Ingrid Pitt, Polish-born British actress (b. 1937)
  • Nov 23 Joyce Howard, British film actress (b. 1922)
  • Nov 25 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 26 Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
  • Nov 28 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Nov 29 Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)
  • Nov 29 Alfred Masini, American television producer (b. 1930)
  • Dec 2 Ron Santo, American MLB player (Chicago Cubs) and broadcaster, dies at 70
  • Dec 5 Don Meredith, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1938)
  • Dec 5 Alan Armer, American television producer and director (b. 1922)
  • Dec 7 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (The Blue Lagoon, Crocodile Dundee II), dies at 82
  • Dec 14 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), dies rom complications from a broken hip at 90
  • Dec 15 Blake Edwards, American writer and director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's), dies at 88
  • Dec 20 Steve Landesberg, American actor and comedian (b. 1945)
  • Dec 22 Fred Foy, American radio and television announcer (b. 1921)
  • Dec 29 Bill Erwin, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Dec 30 Per Oscarsson, Swedish actor (b. 1927)