Deaths in Film & TV on December 15

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1962 Charles Laughton, English actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 63

  • 1972 Edward Earle, Canadian actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90
  • 1974 Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born screenwriter and film producer (b. 1902)
  • 1978 Chill Wills, American actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75
  • 1979 Bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66
  • 1984 Lennard Pearce, English actor (b. 1915)
  • 1989 Arnold Moss, actor (Gambit), dies at 79
  • 1989 Edward Underdown, English actor (b. 1908)
  • 1990 Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
  • 1990 Jean Paige, actress (Capt Blood, Black Beauty), dies
  • 1991 Ray Smith, British actor (And Then You Die), dies at 55
  • 2001 Russ Haas, American professional wrestler (b. 1974)
  • 2007 John Berg (actor), American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2010 Blake Edwards, American writer and director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's), dies at 88

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2013 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress, dies of natural causes at 96

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  • 2015 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), dies of cancer at 81