Deaths in Film & TV on February 4

  • 1944 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (b. 1867)
  • 1959 Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78
  • 1968 Eddie Baker, American actor (A Man About Town, Collars and Cuffs), dies of emphysema at 70
  • 1982 Sue Carol, actress (She's My Weakness), dies at 73 of a heart attack
  • 1983 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
  • 1983 Reginald Denham, director/writer (Death at BC House), dies at 89

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1987 Liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67

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  • 1990 Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 74
  • 1991 Bob Leslie, actor (Cinderella, Mako: Jaws of Death), dies at 64
  • 1992 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), dies of emphysema and diabetes at 76
  • 1994 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84
  • 2000 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer (b. 1919)
  • 2002 George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), dies at 80
  • 2005 Raiford "Ossie" Davis, American actor, director, author, and civil rights activist (Purlie Victorious, Do the Right Thing, Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam), dies from heart problems at 87
  • 2006 Myron Waldman, American animator (Fleischer Studio), dies at 97
  • 2007 Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (b. 1934)
  • 2011 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 72
  • 2018 John Mahoney, British-born American actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), dies of throat cancer at 77
  • 2018 Kenneth Haigh, British actor (Look Back in Anger, Search for the Nile), dies at 86