Deaths in Film & TV on January 16

  • 1942 Carole Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, To Be or Not to Be), dies in a plane crash at 33
  • 1946 Johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71
  • 1957 Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89
  • 1971 Kermit Maynard, American cowboy actor (Valley of Terror, Saturday Roundup), dies at 73

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1979 Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family), dies at 46

  • 1981 Bernard Lee, English actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73
  • 1989 Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82
  • 1989 Romo Vincent, actor (Naked Jungle), dies
  • 1989 Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies
  • 1992 Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • 1993 Florence Desmond, [Dawson], actress (Sally in Our Alley), dies at 87
  • 1993 Glenn Corbett, US actor (Shenandoah, Chisum, Midway), dies at 63
  • 1994 Martin Kosleck, German/US actor (Hitler Gang), dies at 86
  • 1998 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (b. 1921)
  • 2002 Ron Taylor, American actor (b. 1952)
  • 2007 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 2009 John Mortimer, British barrister, screenwriter and author. (b. 1923)
  • 2014 Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, dies of kidney failure at 89
  • 2014 Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, dies from heart and kidney failure at 82