Deaths in Film & TV on June 2

  • 1956 Jean Hersholt, Danish actor (Heidi, Greed, Men in White, Aryan), dies form cancer at 69
  • 1961 Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor and director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70
  • 1967 Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74
  • 1969 Leo Gorcey, actor (Bowery Boys), dies at 53
  • 1970 Albert Lamorisse, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 1974 Elliott Sullivan, actor (Sergeant), dies at 66
  • 1976 Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
  • 1977 Forrest Lewis, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Monster of Piedras Blancas), dies at 77
  • 1977 Stephen Boyd, Irish actor, dies of heart attack at 45
  • 1979 Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45
  • 1990 Frederick Mellinger, founder of Fredericks of Hollywood, dies at 76
  • 1990 Jack Gilford, actor (Cracker Jacks), dies at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1990 Rex Harrison, English actor (My Fair Lady), dies of cancer at 82

  • 1990 Stuart Hall, actor (Cavalcade, Dawn Patrol), dies
  • 1992 Philip Dunne, founder (Screen Writers Guild), dies of cancer at 84
  • 1998 Sylvester Ritter, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
  • 2001 Imogene Coca, American actress (b. 1908)
  • 2003 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (b. 1918)
  • 2008 Mel Ferrer, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor), dies at 90
  • 2012 Kathryn Joosten, american actress, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • 2012 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79