Deaths in Film & TV on February 23

  • 1930 Mabel Normand, actress/director (Extra Girl), dies at 35

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1965 Stan Laurel, British comedian (Laurel & Hardy films), dies of a heart attack at 74

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
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Stan Laurel
  • 1974 Florence Rice, American actress (Girl in 1313, Carnival), dies at 63
  • 1976 John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady), dies at 74
  • 1987 Esmond Knight, British actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • 1992 Jacquelyn Hyde, actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • 1993 Edwin Louis Battle, actor (Almost Blue, Chase), dies of stroke at 33
  • 1998 Philip Abbott, actor (Arthur Ward-FBI), dies at 74
  • 2001 Robert Enrico, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1931)
  • 2004 Vijay Anand, Indian film director (b. 1934)
  • 2006 Benno Besson, Swiss actor and film director (b. 1922)