Deaths in Film & TV on February 11

  • 867 Theodora, the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies
  • 1961 Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor and director (Pygmalion), dies at 82
  • 1968 Howard Lindsay, American playwright, actor and director (State of the Union), dies at 78
  • 1969 James Lanphier, American actor (Flight of Lost Balloon), dies at 48
  • 1974 Anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85
  • 1976 Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies
  • 1976 Charles "Charlie" Naughton, Scottish actor (Frozen Limits), dies at 89
  • 1976 Lee J Cobb [Leo Jacoby], American actor (Virginian, 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • 1982 Eleanor Powell, American actress and tap dancer (Born to Dance, Born to Dance), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1982 Takashi Shimura, Japans actor (Rashomon, 7 Samurais), dies at 76
  • 1982 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), dies at 79
  • 1985 Henry Hathaway, actor and director (Nob Hill), dies of heart attack at 86
  • 1989 George O'Hanlon, american actor and director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
  • 1992 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • 1993 Joy Garrett, actress (Days of Our Lives), dies of liver failure
  • 1994 Sorrell Brooke, American actor (Boss Hogg in The Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 64
  • 1994 William Conrad [John Cann], American actor (The Killers, Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1994 Sorrell Booke, American actor (Boss Hogg in Dukes of Hazard), dies of colorectal cancer at 64
  • 1996 Phil Regan, actor (Las Vegas Night, Dames, Housewife), dies at 88
  • 1997 Don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84
  • 2002 Barry Foster, British actor (b. 1931)
  • 2006 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler, dies at 79

Person of interestWhitney Houston

2012 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • 2015 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), dies after a car crash at 73
  • 2018 Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), dies at 89