Deaths in Film & TV on February 24

  • 1933 Spottiswoode Aitken, Scottish actor (The Birth of a Nation, The Avenging Conscience), dies at 65
  • 1964 Frank Conroy, actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73
  • 1969 Kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61
  • 1970 Conrad Nagel, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Celebrity Time), dies at 72
  • 1973 Art Smith, actor (Quicksand), dies of heart attack at 73
  • 1976 H Allen Smith, TV host (Armchair Detective), dies at 69
  • 1976 Julian Rivero, actor (Via Pony Express), dies at 85
  • 1982 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
  • 1991 George Gobel, Chicago, comedian (George Gobel Show), dies at 71
  • 1991 Jean Rogers, actress (Flash Gordon, Hot Cargo), dies at 74
  • 1997 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69
  • 1998 Henny Youngman, American comedian and violinist (Take my wife ... please), dies at 91
  • 2004 John Randolph, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 2006 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), died of lung cancer at 81
  • 2006 John Martin, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • 2006 Dennis Weaver, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2007 Bruce Bennett, American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), dies from complications of a broken hip at 100
  • 2014 Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69
  • 2016 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, dies at 79