Deaths in Film & TV on January 4

  • 1931 Art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40
  • 1953 Arthur Hoyt, American actor and director (Gold Dust Gertie, Goldie Get Along), dies at 79
  • 1961 Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Academy Award, Going My Way), dies at 72
  • 1964 Ralph Dumke, American actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64
  • 1976 Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84
  • 1991 Berry Kroeger, actor (Demon Seed), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • 1991 Harry Krimer, French actor ( Napoleon, Les vagabonds magnifiques, La course du flambeau), committed suicide at 94
  • 1992 William Walker, stuntman/actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • 1993 Joe Keenan, actor (Conviction of Kitty Dodd), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1995 D Elmina Davies, filmmaker, dies at 36
  • 1995 Dorothy Granger, US actress (Hog Wild, Dentist), dies at about 80
  • 1995 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist and conducter (BBC Empire Orch), dies at 92
  • 1998 Mae Questel, American actress (b. 1908)
  • 1999 Iron Eyes Cody [Espera Oscar de Corti], Italian-American actor (Keep America Beautiful, Black Gold, Ernest Goes to Camp), dies at 91
  • 2004 Brian Gibson (director), English film director (b. 1944)
  • 2007 Steve Krantz, American film and TV producer (Fritz the Cat) (b. 1923)
  • 2007 Helen Hill, American independent filmmaker (b. 1970)
  • 2012 Harry Fowler, English actor, dies at 85
  • 2013 Tony Lip, American actor, dies at 82
  • 2015 Stuart Scott, American sports journalist (ESPN), dies of cancer at 49
  • 2016 Michel Galabru, French actor (Judge & the Assassin), dies at 93