On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in December 2012

  • Dec 14 Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), dies from a stroke at 88
  • Dec 16 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator, dies at 83
  • Dec 24 Charles Durning, American actor (Fury, Sting, Tootsie), dies from natural causes at 89
  • Dec 24 Jack Klugman, American actor (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), dies at 90
  • Dec 26 Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • Dec 27 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), dies from natural causes at 91
  • Dec 29 Jean Topart, French voice and film actor regarded as "one of the inimitable voices of French cinema" (Fantastic Planet), dies at 90