Deaths in Film & TV on July 24

  • 1955 Harry Haden, Canadian American actor (Harry-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 72
  • 1957 Sacha Guitry, French actor and playwright (Deburan, The Story of a Cheat), dies at 72
  • 1960 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), dies at 68
  • 1962 Victor Moore, American comedian (Ziegfeld Follies, 7 Year Itch), dies of a heart attack at 86
  • 1965 Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
  • 1965 Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1973 Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
  • 1974 Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air
  • 1974 Ernest Milton, actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84
  • 1976 Leo Shuken, American film music composer and arranger (Stagecoach; The Fabulous Dorseys; The Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 69
  • 1979 Archie Duncan, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65

Peter SellersPeter Sellers (1925-1980)

English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Bobo, Pink Panther), dies at 54

  • 1980 Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)
  • 1989 Ernest Morrison, actor (Peggy Does Her Darndest), dies
  • 1992 Arletty [Arlette-léonie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • 1993 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)
  • 1995 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, Ukrainian-Polish filmmaker and film educator (Polish Film School), dies at 94
  • 1995 Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51
  • 1996 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (Love and Death, Delicatessen), dies at 82
  • 1996 Virginia Christine [Ricketts], American actress (Mrs Olson, Tales of Wells Fargo), dies of cardiovascular disease at 76
  • 1997 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), dies of a brain tumor at 63
  • 2002 Maurice Denham, British actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92
  • 2007 Chaney Kley, American Actor (b. 1972)
  • 2011 Jane White, African-American actress and singer (Strange Fruit, Once Upon a Mattress), dies at 88
  • 2012 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II), dies from lung cancer at 75
  • 2012 Sherman Hemsley, American actor (All in the Family; The Jeffersons; Amen), dies from natural causes at 74
  • 2016 (Margaret) "Marni" Nixon [McEathron], American soprano singer and film 'ghost voice' (for Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady"; Natalie Wood in "West Side Story**"; Deborah Kerr in "The King And I"), dies at 86
  • 2021 Dieter Brummer, Australian TV actor (Home and Away; Underbelly), takes his own life at 45

Jackie MasonJackie Mason (1928-2021)

American Emmy and Tony Award-winning stand-up comedian, stage, film and television actor (The World According To Me!), dies at 93 [1]

  • 2022 David Warner, British Emmy Award-winning stage, screen, radio, and voice actor (Masada; Star Trek VI; Time Bandits), dies of lung cancer at 80