On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in November 2020

  • Nov 2 John Sessions, Scottish actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Nov 5 Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, The Madness of King George, Butterflies), dies at 93 [1]
  • Nov 7 Norm Crosby, American comedian and "Master of the Malaprop" (Liar's Club), dies of heart failure at 93

Alex Trebek

Nov 8 Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), dies of cancer at 80

  • Nov 8 Howie Meeker, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing, coach, broadcaster (NHL All Star 1947-49; Stanley Cup 1947, 48, 49, 51; Toronto Maple Leafs) and politician (Canada MP), dies at 97
  • Nov 9 Tom Heinsohn, American NBA star, coach (Boston Celtics) and broadcaster, dies at 86
  • Nov 14 Des O'Connor, British television presenter, singer and comedian, dies at 88 [1]
  • Nov 15 Soumitra Chatterjee, Indian actor, playwright and poet (Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy), dies of COVID complications at 85 [1]
  • Nov 28 Dave Prowse, English actor (Darth Vader), dies of COVID-19 at 85