Deaths in Film & TV on January 3

  • 1858 Rachel Félix [Elisabeth "Eliza/Élisa"], French singer and actress (Muse), dies at 36
  • 1933 Jack Pickford, Canadian-American actor (The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come), dies at 37
  • 1942 Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70
  • 1965 Julius Tannen, comedian, dies at 84
  • 1966 Rex Lease, American actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand), dies at 62
  • 1969 Howard McNear, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show,Irma La Douce), dies after long illness at 63
  • 1974 Gino Cervi, Italian actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja), dies at 72
  • 1975 Milton J Cross, TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions), dies at 87
  • 1980 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), dies at 81
  • 1988 William Cagney, actor (Torrid Zone), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • 1990 Ken Hill, actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies
  • 1992 Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • 1994 Heather Sears, British actress (b. 1935)
  • 1995 Byron MacGregor, newscaster, dies at 56
  • 2008 Aleksandr Abdulov, Russian actor (b. 1953)
  • 2008 Natasha Collins, British actress and television presenter (b. 1976)
  • 2009 Pat Hingle, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2011 Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director (b. 23 April 1922)
  • 2013 Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82