Deaths in Film & TV on February 3

  • 1937 Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (b. 1887)
  • 1947 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74
  • 1960 Ferdinando "Fred" Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor, dies in an automobile accident at 38
  • 1961 Anna May Wong, American actress, 1st Chinese American movie star (Gallery of Mme Lui-Tsang), dies at 56
  • 1966 June Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65
  • 1967 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), dies at 72
  • 1971 Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), dies at 71
  • 1972 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), dies at 79
  • 1975 John Secondari, newscaster (Open Hearing), dies at 55
  • 1975 Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, dies at 76
  • 1977 Pauline Starke, actress (Dante's Inferno, Viking, Sun Up), dies at 76
  • 1979 Jody Gilbert, actress (Willard, Shaggy, Blonde Dynamite), dies
  • 1989 John Cassavetes, Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), dies at 59
  • 1991 Nancy Kulp, American actress (The Beverly Hillbillies, The Aristocats, Shane), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1996 Audrey Meadows [Cotter], American actress (The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • 2003 Lana Clarkson, American actress (b. 1962)
  • 2004 Jason Raize, American musical theatre actor (b. 1975)
  • 2006 Al Lewis [Alexander Meister], American actor (The Munsters, Used Cars), dies at 82
  • 2010 Frances Reid, American actress (Days of Our Lives, The Andromeda Strain), dies at 95
  • 2011 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), dies at 58
  • 2012 Ben Gazzara, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 81
  • 2012 Zalman King, American actor and director, dies from cancer at 69
  • 2016 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), dies from cancer at 63
  • 2016 Mary Healy, American actress ( The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, He Married his Wife), dies of natural causes at 96