Deaths in Film & TV on June 24

  • 1962 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83

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1968 Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (Hancock's Half Hour), commits suicide at 44

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  • 1969 Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster)
  • 1971 Jack Good, actor (Father Goose), dies
  • 1973 Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, 2nd Wife), dies at 99
  • 1987 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71
  • 1991 Martin Rosenblatt, actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, NY Stories), dies at 74
  • 1992 Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns
  • 1992 Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • 1997 Brian Keith, actor (Family Affair), commits suicide at 75
  • 2000 David Tomlinson, English actor (b. 1917)
  • 2003 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor (b. 1987)
  • 2005 Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
  • 2007 Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1967)