Deaths in Film & TV on February 16

  • 1919 Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893)
  • 1928 Eddie Foy Sr. [Edwin Fitzgerald], Irish-American actor, singer and dancer (A Favorite Fool), dies at 71
  • 1979 Louise Allbritton, American actress (The Egg and I, Stage Door, Got a Secret), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1984 Ken Williams, TV announcer (Video Village), dies at 69
  • 1985 Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
  • 1986 Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt], American actor (1776, The Lost Weekend, The Blue Dahlia), dies from lymphoma at 76
  • 1993 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship) dies of AIDS at 61
  • 1993 Richard Salant, news president (CBS-60 Minutes), dies at 78
  • 1996 Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob), dies at 62
  • 1997 Arthur Hewlett, British actor (The Pied Piper), dies at 89
  • 2000 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress (The Cameraman, The Arm of the Law), dies at 91
  • 2000 Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (Zorba the Greek (1964), Sword of the Valiant, The Tenant), dies of congestive heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at 81
  • 2001 Howard W. Koch, American film director (b. 1916)
  • 2005 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • 2006 Johnny Grunge, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2010 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2011 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 2011 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), dies of a chest infection at 92
  • 2012 Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94