Deaths in Film & TV on December 11

  • 1964 Percy Kilbride, American stage and screen actor (The Egg and I; Ma and Pa Kettle films), dies at 76
  • 1967 Howard Freeman, American actor (Studio One, Double Dynamite), dies after illness at 68
  • 1968 Nadine Riga, American actress, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 59
  • 1974 Reed Hadley, American actor (Zorro's Fighting Legion, Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon), dies from a heart attack at 63
  • 1979 Claire Carleton, American actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66
  • 1981 I. D. du Plessis, South African writer and director (3rd World), dies at 81
  • 1984 George Waggner, American director and writer (The Wolf Man), dies at 90
  • 1986 Paul Keenan, American actor (Summer Fantasy), dies of AIDS at 30
  • 1991 Robert Q. Lewis, American TV host (Masquerade Party, Robert Q Lewis Show), dies at 71
  • 1991 Simon Scott, American actor, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 71
  • 1992 Michael Robbins, British actor and comedian (On the Buses; The Great Muppet Caper), dies of cancer at 62
  • 1993 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian-French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • 1995 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), dies at 82
  • 1995 John Heawood, Canadian actor, singer and choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), dies at 75
  • 1995 Robert Shelton [Shapiro], American born music and film critic, dies at 69
  • 1996 William Rushton, actor, author and cartoonist (TW3, Private Eye), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • 2000 David Lewis, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2007 Ashleigh Aston Moore, Canadian child actress (Now and Then), dies of a drug overdose at 26

Bettie Page

2008 Bettie Page, American pinup model considered the 'Queen of Pinups' and the 'Dark Angel', dies at 85

  • 2008 Maddie Blaustein, American voice actress (b. 1960)
  • 2017 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, dies at 60
  • 2019 David Bellamy, English botanist and TV presenter, dies at 86