On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on January 14

Person of interestHumphrey Bogart

1957 Humphrey Bogart, American actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies of cancer of the esophagus at 57

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

Person of interestPeter Finch

1977 Peter Finch, American Academy Award-winning actor (Network; The Nun's Story; Judith), dies of a heart attack at 60

  • 1978 Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald], American actress (Grandmamma-The Addams Family), dies at 81

Person of interestBrooks Atkinson

1984 Brooks Atkinson, American drama critic (The New York Times), dies at 89

Drama Critic Brooks Atkinson
Drama Critic
Brooks Atkinson
  • 1985 Jetta Goudal, French actress (White Gold), dies at 86
  • 1986 Donna Reed, American actress (Donna Reed Show, Dallas), 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 Uta Hagen, German-American actress and theatre practitioner (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), dies at 84
  • 2004 Ron O'Neal, American actor (Super Fly), dies of cancer at 66

Person of interestShelley Winters

2006 Shelley Winters [Schrift], American actress (Lolita, A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure), dies of heart failure at 85

  • 2006 Henri Colpi, French film editor and director (b. 1921)
  • 2007 Darlene Conley, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), dies at 72
  • 2007 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (What's My Line?, United Kingdom), dies at 83
  • 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)
  • 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

Person of interestAlan Rickman

2016 Alan Rickman, English actor (Die Hard, Harry Potter franchise), 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 director, writer and actor (Blast from the Past, Frank's Place), dies at 74