On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on June 25

  • 1937 Colin Clive, British actor (Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Mad Love), dies from complications of tuberculosis at 37

Person of interestTony Hancock

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

Comedian Tony Hancock
Tony Hancock
  • 1978 Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), dies at 27
  • 1999 Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929)
  • 2005 John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • 2008 Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (Burnt by the Sun), dies at 88

Person of interestFarrah Fawcett

2009 Farrah Fawcett, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Burning Bed), dies of cancer at 62

  • 2010 Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter, dies of cancer at 75
  • 2011 Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
  • 2015 Patrick Macnee, British actor (The Avengers, Magnum, P.I., Sherlock Holmes), dies at 93
  • 2016 Peter Hutton, American filmmaker (Study of a River), dies at 71
  • 2017 Bill Dana [William Szathmary], American comedian, characters actor (José Jiménez) and screenwriter (The Nude Bomb, The Bill Dana Show), dies at 92
  • 2017 George "Skip" Homeier, American actor (Boys Ranch, Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), dies of spinal myelopathy at 86