Deaths in Film & TV on January 10

  • 1777 Spranger Barry, Irish Shakespearean actor, dies at 57
  • 1908 Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65
  • 1939 Jameson Thomas, British actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies from tuberculosis at 50
  • 1941 Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904)
  • 1967 Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
  • 1968 Basil Sydney, British actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife), dies of pleurisy at 73
  • 1968 Howard Smith, American actor (Kiss of Death, Call Northside 777), dies at 74
  • 1972 Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
  • 1981 Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 63
  • 1987 Marion Hutton, American singer (Glenn Miller Orchestra) and actress, dies at 67
  • 1990 Juliet Berto, screenwriter/actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42
  • 1990 Yvonne Peattie Marquard, actress (Donovan's Reef), dies
  • 1992 Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • 1994 Michael Aldridge, actor (Murder in the Cathedral), dies at 73

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2004 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), commits suicide at 62

  • 2005 Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
  • 2007 Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
  • 2008 Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, Finnish-born American actress (b. 1921)
  • 2015 Francesco Rosi, Italian film director ("The Mattei Affair" - Palme d'Or 1972), dies at 92
  • 2015 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • 2017 Tony Rosato, Italian-born Canadian comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live), dies at 63