Deaths in Film & TV on December 24

  • 1955 Nana Bryant, actress (Mrs Nestor - Our Miss Brooks), dies at 67
  • 1957 Norma Talmadge, US actress (Within the Law, Sign on Bay), dies at 60
  • 1972 Melville Ruick, American actor (Sun Valley Serenade, City Hospital), dies at 74
  • 1974 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
  • 1976 Victor Stanitsin, actor (War & Peace, Jubilee), dies at 79
  • 1980 Siggie Nordstrom, model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer of The Nordstrom Sisters (b. 1893)
  • 1984 Ian Hendry, actor (Assassin, Get Carter, Repulsion), dies at 53
  • 1984 Peter Lawford, actor (Thin Man), dies of cardiac arrest at 61
  • 1994 Julie Haydon, [Donella Donaldson], US actress (Scoundrel), dies at 84
  • 1994 Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Uncle Wanja, Charlotte), dies at 74
  • 1994 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), dies of a neural virus at 78

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1997 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (Shogun), dies at 77

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  • 2005 Michael Vale, American commercial actor (b. 1922)
  • 2006 Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet and comedian (b. 1961)
  • 2012 Charles Durning, American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2012 Jack Klugman, American actor, dies at 90