Deaths in Film & TV on July 2

  • 1917 Herbert Beerbohm Tree, British actor and theatre manager (King John, Trilby), dies at 64
  • 1929 Gladys Brockwell, American actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist), dies in an automobile accident at 34
  • 1930 Andres Randolf, Danish-American actor (Love of Sunya, Dangerous Curves, The Kiss), dies at 59
  • 1936 Harry Northrup [Henri N.], French-born American poet and actor (The Heart of Maryland, The Unchastened Woman), dies at 60
  • 1965 Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88
  • 1969 Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 1973 Elizabeth "Betty" Grable, American singer, dancer, pin-up girl and actress (I Wake Up Screaming, How to Marry a Millionaire, Gay Divorcee), dies of lung cancer at 56
  • 1973 George Macready, American actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73
  • 1975 James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby Dick), dies from effects of a stroke at 68
  • 1976 Frances Howard, actress (Swan, Shock Punch), dies at 73
  • 1981 Robert Emmett Keane, actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon), dies
  • 1989 Franklin Schaffner, American film director (b. 1920)
  • 1991 Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine & Roses), dies of cancer at 55
  • 1993 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • 1995 Krissy Taylor, American model (17 Mag), dies of respiratory problems at 17

Person of interestJames Stewart

1997 Jimmy Stewart, American actor (The Philadelphia Story and It's a Wonderful Life), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 89

  • 2005 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • 2006 Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
  • 2007 Git Gay [Birgit Carp], Swedish revue director, actress and singer (Git Gay Show, Ge mig en lektion i k√§rlek), dies at 85
  • 2008 Elizabeth Spriggs, English-Born Actress (b. 1929)
  • 2010 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), dies at 75
  • 2012 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • 2016 Caroline Aherne, British comedienne, writer and actress (The Royale Family), dies of cancer at 52