Deaths in Film & TV on February 5

  • 1917 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer, (Miss Hook of Holland), dies at 41

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1946 George Arliss, British actor (Devil, Green Goddess), dies at 77

  • 1959 Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies
  • 1965 Irving Bacon, American actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti), dies at 71
  • 1969 Thelma Ritter, American actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63
  • 1976 Roger Livesey, Welsh actor (Drum, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp), dies from bowel cancer at 69
  • 1981 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), dies at 73
  • 1982 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
  • 1989 Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
  • 1991 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), dies at about 87
  • 1992 Laura Liddell, actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • 1995 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster, dies at 79
  • 1995 Doug Mcclure, US rodeo rider/actor (Trampas-Virginian), dies at 59
  • 1996 Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84
  • 2000 Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (Four Bags Full, Rouge et noir), dies at 98
  • 2006 Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (b. 1930)
  • 2006 Franklin Cover, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2012 Sam Coppola, American actor (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 79