On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in January 2012

  • Jan 1 Bob Anderson, English fencer & film fight choreographer (Lord of the Rings, Die Another Day), dies at 90
  • Jan 4 Harry Fowler, British actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), dies at 85
  • Jan 5 Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screenwriter, dies at 111
  • Jan 6 Robert Dozier, Hollywood screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Jan 6 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Scottish painter and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Jan 6 Robert Holness, English radio and television presenter, dies at 83
  • Jan 12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space), dies at 85
  • Jan 24 James Farentino, American actor, dies from heart failure at 73
  • Jan 24 Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director (The Travelling Players, Eternity and a Day), dies at 76
  • Jan 26 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Jan 26 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), dies at 79
  • Jan 30 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86