Deaths in Film & Television in February 2012

  • Feb 1 Don Cornelius, American television host, commits suicide by gunshot at 75
  • Feb 3 Ben Gazzara, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 81
  • Feb 3 Zalman King, American actor and director, dies from cancer at 69
  • Feb 5 Sam Coppola, US actor (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 79
  • Feb 6 Peter Breck, American actor, dies at 82
  • Feb 7 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer, dies of natural causes at 80

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Feb 11 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

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  • Feb 12 Zina Bethune, American actress, dies from hit and run at 66
  • Feb 12 David Kelly, Irish actor, dies at 82
  • Feb 16 Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94
  • Feb 21 Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, dies at 89