Deaths in Film & TV on January 14

Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart (1899-1957)

American actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies of cancer of the esophagus at 57

  • 1961 Ernest Thesiger, English actor (Brass Monkey, Ghoul), dies at 81

Peter FinchPeter Finch (1916-1977)

British-Australian radio, stage, and BAFTA and Academy Award-winning screen actor (Network; The Nun's Story; Raid on Entebbe), dies of a heart attack at 60

  • 1978 Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald], American actress (Grandmamma-The Addams Family), dies at 81
  • 1978 Harold Abrahams, British athlete (Olympic gold 100m, silver 4x100m 1924; depicted in film "Chariots of Fire"), dies at 78

Brooks AtkinsonBrooks Atkinson (1894-1984)

American drama critic (The New York Times), dies at 89

  • 1985 Jetta Goudal, French actress (White Gold), dies at 86
  • 1986 Donna Reed, American actress (From Here to Eternity; It's a Wonderful Life; The Donna Reed Show), dies of cancer at 64
  • 1987 Douglas Sirk, German American film director (All That Heaven Allows), dies at 86
  • 1990 David Arkin, actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas), dies
  • 1994 Esther Ralston, American actress (Tin Pan Alley, San Francisco Docks), dies at 91
  • 1995 Mark Finch, film festival organizer, dies at 33
  • 1997 King Hu, Chinese film director, (wuxia films), dies at 64
  • 1999 Robin Bailey, British actor (See No Evil, I Didn't Know You Cared), dies of respiratory failure at 79
  • 2004 Ron O'Neal, American actor (Super Fly), dies of cancer at 66
  • 2004 Uta Hagen, German-American actress and theatre practitioner (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), dies at 84
  • 2006 Henri Colpi, French New Wave film editor and director, dies at 84

Shelley WintersShelley Winters (1920-2006)

American Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress (Lolita; A Place in the Sun; A Patch of Blue; The Poseidon Adventure), dies of heart failure at 85

  • 2007 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (What's My Line?, United Kingdom), dies at 83
  • 2007 Darlene Conley, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), dies at 72
  • 2009 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), dies of congestive heart failure at 88
  • 2010 Petra Schürmann, German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 (b. 1935)
  • 2011 Ben Wada, Japanese television producer (NHK), dies at 80
  • 2013 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2014 Mae Young, American professional wrestler and one of the pioneers in women's wrestling (National Wrestling Alliance, WWF), dies at 90

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman (1946-2016)

English actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Die Hard, Harry Potter), dies of cancer at 69

  • 2016 René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, dies of throat cancer at 73
  • 2018 Hugh Wilson, American screenwriter, film director The First Wives Club; Blast from the Past), and TV series creator (WKRP in Cincinnati; Frank's Place), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 74