Deaths in Film & TV on January 15

  • 1893 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, British Shakespearian actress (Juliet) and author, dies at 83
  • 1962 Kenneth MacKenna, American actor and director (Judgment at Nuremberg, Those We Love), dies of cancer at 62
  • 1968 John Davidson, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc, Charlie Chan-Chinese Cat), dies at 80
  • 1971 John Dall, actor (Corn is Green, Rope), dies of heart attack at 50
  • 1973 Coleman Francis, American film director (b. 1919)
  • 1983 Shepperd Strudwick, actor (Psychomania), dies of cancer at 75
  • 1987 Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 83
  • 1990 Gordon Jackson, actor (Hamlet), dies after a short illness at 66
  • 1999 Betty Box, British film producer (b. 1915)
  • 2000 Fran Ryan, American actress (b. 1916)
  • 2001 Ted Mann, American screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • 2005 Ruth Warrick, American actress/singer, dies of complications from pneumonia at 89
  • 2005 Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
  • 2005 Ruth Elizabeth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies at 88
  • 2008 Brad Renfro, American actor (b. 1982)
  • 2013 Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screen writer, dies at 80
  • 2016 Dan Haggerty, American actor (Grizzly Adams), dies of cancer at 73
  • 2016 Noreen Corcoran, American actress (Bachelor Father), dies at 72