Deaths in Film & TV on January 11

  • 1674 Jan Zoet, Dutch actor, author, playwright and poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y), dies at 58
  • 1947 Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born vaudeville and film singer and entertainer dies at 68
  • 1954 Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56
  • 1973 Isabel Randolph, American actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83
  • 1978 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (b. 1927)
  • 1978 Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
  • 1979 Jack Soo [Goro Suzuki], Japanese-American actor (Flower Drum Song, Barney Miller), dies of esophageal cancer at 61
  • 1981 Beulah Bondi, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 88
  • 1984 Jack La Rue, American actor and TV narrator (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette), dies at 81
  • 1990 Kittens Reichert [Catherine Alma Reichert], American silent screen child actor [House of Cards, Les Misérables], dies at 79
  • 1990 Mary Jane Carr, American actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies
  • 1997 Duncan Wood, television director and producer, dies at 71
  • 1997 Sheldon Leonard, American actor, producer and director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), dies at 89
  • 2000 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), dies at 76
  • 2001 Michael Williams, British actor, husband of Judi Dench (b. 1935)
  • 2002 Henri Verneuil, French-Armenian playwright and film director (Mélodie en sous-sol), dies at 81
  • 2003 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), dies at 77
  • 2003 Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • 2007 Solveig Dommartin, French-German actress (b. 1961)
  • 2009 David Vine, British sports broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day, World Snooker C'ships, Olympics coverage), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • 2011 David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 74
  • 2013 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Swept Away; Flash Gordon: Summer Night), dies from pancreatic cancer at 71

Anita EkbergAnita Ekberg (1931-2015)

Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, dies at 83

  • 2022 Tim Rosaforte, American golf writer (Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest) and broadcaster (USA Network, Golf Channel), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 66