Deaths in Film & TV on February 14

  • 1943 Dora Gerson, German-Jewish actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Caravan of Death), dies in Auschwitz concentration camp at 43
  • 1961 Wallis Clark, British-American stage and screen actor (Penny Serenade; Great Guy; Postal Inspector; Easy Money), dies at 78
  • 1967 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), dies at 85
  • 1967 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82
  • 1969 (Charles) Kenneth Horne, British radio comedian (Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh; Beyond Our Ken), dies of a heart attack at the podium whilst hosting an awards program at 61
  • 1969 Wolfe Barzell, actor (Blue Angel), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • 1980 Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
  • 1982 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • 1990 Jean Wallace [Walasek], actress (Big Combo), dies of hemorrhage at 66
  • 1992 Angelique Pettyjohn [Dorothy Lee Perrins], American actress (Clambake; Repo Man), and burlesque queen, dies of from cervical cancer at 48
  • 1995 Michael V. Gazzo, American playwright (A Hatful Of Rain), and actor (The Godfather Part II; Cookie; Fear City), dies of complications from a stroke at 71
  • 1995 Nigel Finch, English TV director and film-maker (Chelsea Hotel; Vampyr; Stonewall), dies from AIDS-related illness at 45
  • 2006 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, dies at 80
  • 2006 Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (b. 1923)
  • 2007 Lee Patterson, Canadian actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World), dies of congestive heart failure at 77
  • 2007 Ryan Larkin, Canadian animated filmmaker. (b. 1943)
  • 2008 Perry Lopez, American actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4), dies at 78
  • 2015 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • 2015 Pamela Cundell, British stage and screen character actress (Dad's Army - "Mrs. Fox"), dies at 95