Deaths in Film & TV on June 12

  • 1966 Thomas Chalmers, American opera singer, actor, and filmmaker (Blind Alleys, Outrage), dies at 81
  • 1980 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer (1902-1983)

Canadian-American actress (Escape, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 82

  • 1992 Gerda Nicolson, actress (Next of Kin, Clinic), dies
  • 1994 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • 1996 Ilona Ference, American actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78
  • 1998 Theresa Merritt [Hines], American singer and actress (The Wiz; That's My Mama), dies of skin cancer at 75

Gregory PeckGregory Peck (1916-2003)

American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), dies of bronchopneumonia at 87

  • 2007 Don Herbert, American scientist and TV host (Watch Mr Wizard), dies at 89
  • 2008 Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, dies at 90
  • 2015 Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), dies at 93
  • 2016 Janet Waldo, American radio and actress (Judy Jetson, Shazzan, Penelope Pitstop), dies at 97
  • 2019 Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94