Deaths in Film & TV on December 28

  • 1938 Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48
  • 1962 Kathleen Clifford, American actress (b. 1887)
  • 1969 Henry Oscar, actor (Saint in London), dies at 78
  • 1981 Allan Dwan, Canadian-born film director (b. 1885)
  • 1983 William Demarest, American actor (My 3 Sons), dies from pneumonia and prostate cancer at 91
  • 1990 Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
  • 1991 Cassandra Harris, actress (For Your Eyes Only), dies of cancer at 39
  • 1991 Jacques Aubuchon, actor (Hoax, Thunder Road), dies of heart failure
  • 1993 Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67
  • 1997 Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian, dies at 68
  • 1999 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85
  • 2004 Jerry Orbach, American actor (b. 1935)
  • 2016 Debbie Reynolds, American actress (Kathy Selden-Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies of a stroke at 84 one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher also passed away