Deaths in Film & TV on December 1

  • 1723 Susanna Centlivre, English actress known as "the most successful female playwright of the eighteenth century", dies at 66 (approximately)
  • 1955 Chief Thundercloud [Victor Daniels], Cherokee actor (The Lone Ranger, Colt .45), dies from stomach cancer at 57
  • 1968 Hugo Haas, Czechoslovakian actor and director (Bait, Pick Up, 2 Smart People), dies of asthma at 66
  • 1980 Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
  • 1991 Byron Webster, actor (That Man Bolt), dies of AIDS at 58
  • 2001 Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909)
  • 2005 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • 2006 Claude Jade, French actress (b. 1948)
  • 2007 Anton Rodgers, British actor (b. 1933)
  • 2008 Paul Benedict, American actor (b. 1938)