Deaths in Film & TV on January 30

  • 1926 Barbara La Marr, American actress (The White Moth), dies at 29
  • 1956 Jane Seymour [Marjorie S Fitz-patrick], Canadian-American actress (Tom, Dick and Harry, Young Mr Bobbin), dies at 62
  • 1967 Lee Morgan, actor (Dungeons of Harrow, Last Rebel), dies
  • 1969 Allan Welsh Dulles, US diplomat/director (CIA 1953-61), dies at 75
  • 1970 Malcolm Keen, British actor ( The Lodger, The Manxman, The Murder Party), dies at 82
  • 1973 Jack MacGowran, Irish actor (King Lear, The Quiet Man, The Exorcist), dies of influenza at 54
  • 1980 Lil Dagover, actress (Destiny, Spiders), dies at 82
  • 1982 Stanley Holloway, comedian (My Fair Lady, Our Man Higgins), dies at 91
  • 1983 Joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia
  • 1985 Ken Mayers, American actor (Little Big Man, Dick Tracey, Space Patrol), dies at 66
  • 1987 Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
  • 1987 Ken Drake, actor (Crime & Punishment USA), dies
  • 1991 John McIntire, American actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), dies of emphysema at 83
  • 1996 Guy Doleman, actor (Deadly Bees, Idol, Thunderball), dies at 72
  • 1999 Henry "Huntz" Hall, American actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game), dies from congestive heart failure at 76
  • 1999 Ed Herlihy, American broadcaster (b. 1909)
  • 2001 Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (Lili, Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker), dies at 90
  • 2007 Nikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (b. 1934)

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2007 Sidney Sheldon, American novelist and playwright (Master of the Game, Bloodline, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer), dies of pneumonia at 89

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  • 2008 Jeremy Beadle, British television host (Beadle's About), dies of pneumonia at 59
  • 2008 Roland Selmeczi, Hungarian actor (b. 1969)
  • 2011 John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)
  • 2012 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86
  • 2015 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), dies at 82
  • 2015 Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), dies at 95
  • 2016 Frank Finlay, British actor (Bouquet of Barbed Wire), dies at 89
  • 2018 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), commits suicide at 35