Deaths in Film & TV on December 3

  • 1949 Maria Ouspenskaya, actress (Spookies), dies at 62
  • 1961 Mary Charleson, actress (Upstairs & Downstairs), dies at 76
  • 1969 Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 55
  • 1969 Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), dies at 67
  • 1976 Mary Nash, actress (Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91
  • 1985 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
  • 1990 Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
  • 1991 Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies
  • 1991 Casey Walters, actor (True Story of Lynn Stuart), after a stroke at 75
  • 1992 Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • 1992 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, dies of emphysema at 74
  • 1993 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
  • 1995 Jimmy Jewel [James Jewel Marsh], British comedic actor (The Avengers, Thicker Than Water), dies at 82
  • 1999 Madeline Kahn, American actress (b. 1942)
  • 1999 John Archer [Ralph Bowman], American actor (Destination: Moon, White Heat, Blue Hawaii), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • 2002 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (b. 1970)
  • 2003 David Hemmings, English actor (b. 1941)
  • 2003 Ellen Drew [Esther Loretta Ray], American actress (Isle of Dead, Christmas in July), dies at 88
  • 2007 James Kemsley, Australian cartoonist and actor (b. 1948)
  • 2009 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), dies at 90
  • 2011 Dharam Devdutt "Dev" Anand, Indian comedian, actor, director and producer, dies at 88