Deaths in Film & Television in 2011

  • Jan 2 Anne Francis, American actress (b. 1930)
  • Jan 2 Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (b. 1946)
  • Jan 3 Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director (b. 23 April 1922)
  • Jan 21 E V V Satyanarayana, Indian Film Director, Producer. (b. 1958)
  • Jan 24 Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director (b. 1949)
  • Jan 30 John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)
  • Feb 2 Defne Joy Foster, Turkish actress, presenter and VJ. (b. 1975)
  • Feb 2 Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
  • Feb 3 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), dies at 58
  • Feb 12 Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
  • Feb 13 T. P. McKenna, Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), dies at 81
  • Feb 16 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • Feb 22 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
  • Feb 28 Annie Girardot, French actress (b. 1931)
  • Mar 17 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), dies at 94

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Mar 23 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) dies at 79

  • Mar 26 Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)
  • Mar 28 Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (b. 1917)
  • Apr 4 Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)
  • Apr 9 Sidney Lumet, American film director (b. 1924)
  • Apr 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), dies at 76
  • Apr 17 AJ Perez, Filipino teen actor (b. 1993)
  • Apr 19 Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)
  • Apr 22 Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor (b. 1950)
  • Apr 23 John Sullivan, British comedy writer (b. 1946)
  • Apr 24 Marie-France Pisier, French actress (b. 1944)
  • Apr 27 Marian Mercer, American actress (b. 1935)
  • May 3 Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
  • May 3 Jackie Cooper, American actor, dies at 88
  • May 7 Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter
  • May 7 Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
  • May 16 Edward Hardwicke, English actor (b. 1932)
  • May 20 Randy Savage, American Pro-Wrestler (b. 1952)
  • May 27 Jeff Conaway, American actor (b. 1950)
  • May 30 Clarice Taylor, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jun 3 James Arness, American actor (d. 1923)
  • Jun 19 Don Diamond, American actor (b. 1921)
  • Jun 20 Ryan Dunn, American actor (b. 1977)
  • Jun 23 Peter Falk, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Jun 25 Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
  • Jul 1 Leslie Brooks, American actress (b. 1922)
  • Jul 8 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (b. 1924)
  • Jul 12 Sherwood Schwartz, American Television Writer (b. 1916)
  • Jul 15 Googie Withers, British actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 17 David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
  • Jul 22 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • Jul 25 Mihalis Kakogiannis, Cypriot filmmaker (b. 1922)
  • Aug 3 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)
  • Aug 12 Robert Robinson, British television presenter (Ask The Family, Call My Bluff) (b. 1927)
  • Aug 14 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (b. 1931)
  • Aug 19 Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (b. 1941)

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Sep 10 Cliff Robertson, American actor (Charly), dies at 88

  • Sep 11 Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • Sep 15 Frances Bay, Canadian actress (b. 1919)
  • Oct 5 Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Oct 6 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Heinz Bennent, German actor (b. 1921)
  • Oct 12 Patricia Breslin, American actress (b. 1931)
  • Oct 13 Barbara Kent, Canadian born - U.S. silent film actress and WAMPAS Baby Stars (b.1907)
  • Oct 15 Betty Driver, British Actress (b. 1920)
  • Oct 23 Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94
  • Nov 2 Sickan Carlsson, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 4 Andy Rooney, American radio and television writer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 5 Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer, composer, lyricist, music director, and filmmaker from Assam (b. 1926)
  • Nov 29 Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian, dies from stroke complications at 41
  • Dec 3 Dev Anand, Indian actor (b. 1923)

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Dec 7 Harry Morgan, American actor (M*A*S*H) dies at 96

  • Dec 16 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur), dies of esophageal cancer at 75
  • Dec 23 Denise Darcel, French actress (Dangerous When Wet), dies of complications from a ruptured aneurysm at 87