Deaths in Film & TV on February 4

  • 1944 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress, dies at 79
  • 1959 Una O'Connor, Irish-American actress (Banjo; David Copperfield; The 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 [James Amici], American voice actor (Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy), dies at 67
  • 1983 Reginald Denham, English writer & director (Obsession, The Bad Seed), dies at 89

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American Emmy Award-winning pianist, showman (The Liberace Show), and actor (Batman -"Evil Chandell"), dies of AIDS-related pneumonia at 67

  • 1991 Bob Leslie, American 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
  • 1992 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, dies at 80
  • 1994 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist and director (KNMI), dies at 84
  • 2000 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, dies at 80
  • 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 ("Till There Was You") and actress (They Call Me MR. Tibbs), dies of throat cancer at 72
  • 2011 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 72
  • 2016 Jimmie Haskell [Sheridan Pearlman], American arranger (Ricky Nelson; Chicago; Sheryl Crow), and film and television score composer, dies at 89
  • 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