On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in February 2015

  • Feb 1 Monty Oum, American animator (RWBY), dies of an allergic reaction at 33
  • Feb 2 Stewart Stern, American screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause), dies at 92
  • Feb 3 Norman Yemm, Australian actor (Oklahoma!), dies at 81
  • Feb 5 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), dies at 94
  • Feb 7 Dean Smith, American actor & relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 83

Ed Sabol

Feb 9 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films), dies at 98

Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • Feb 11 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), dies after a car crash at 73
  • Feb 11 Roger Hanin, French actor (Navarro), dies at 89
  • Feb 12 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), dies at 80
  • Feb 14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • Feb 21 Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brother's Keeper), dies at 58 from diabetes complications

Leonard Nimoy

Feb 27 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 83