Deaths in Film & TV on February 6

  • 1965 Jack Wagner, American actor (The Razor's Edge, Under Two Flags, Jive Junction), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • 1966 Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (b. 1877)
  • 1967 Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Mont├Ęsm, Trente et quarante), dies of heart attack at 46
  • 1968 C Montague Shaw, actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85
  • 1970 Roscoe Karns, American actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78
  • 1981 Hugo Montenegro, American film music composer (b. 1925)
  • 1985 Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
  • 1985 Dandy Nichols [Daisy Sander], British actress (Till Death Us Do Part, Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78
  • 1986 William Collier [Charles F Gall Jr], American stage and film actor and producer, dies at 84
  • 1988 Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
  • 1989 Andre Cayatte, French filmmaker, dies at 80
  • 1990 Jane Novak, silent screen actress (Ghost Town), dies of stroke at 94
  • 1990 John Merivale, actor (Caltiki), dies
  • 1991 Danny Thomas, comedian (Jazz Singer), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 1992 Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • 1992 Wade Preston, actor (Man Called Sledge), dies at 62
  • 1993 Frances Hunt, actress (You're a Sweetheart), dies of stroke at 77
  • 1994 Joseph Cotten, American actor (Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Airport 77, Hearse), dies from pneumonia at 88
  • 1994 Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), dies from cancer at 66
  • 1996 Guy Madison [Robert Moseley], American actor (Wild Bill Hickok), dies of emphysema at 74
  • 1996 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), dies at 85
  • 2006 Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, American actor (Rio Bravo), dies at 80
  • 2007 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), dies of heart failure at 93
  • 2009 James Whitmore, American actor (The Shawshank Redemption, Give 'em Hell Harry), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • 2012 Peter Breck, American actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), dies at 82
  • 2017 Alec McCowen, English actor (Frenzy), dies at 91
  • 2017 "Professor" Irwin Corey, American comedian (Car Wash, Doc), dies at 102