Deaths in Film & TV on March 2

  • 1959 Eric Blore, British actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad, Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70
  • 1967 Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • 1972 Bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56
  • 1974 Barbara Ruick, American actress and singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
  • 1979 Edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71
  • 1981 Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30
  • 1984 Louis Basile, actor (Louie-The Super), dies at 48
  • 1987 Randolph Scott, American actor (Ride the High Country, Last of the Mohicans, Western Union), dies at 89
  • 1993 Paul D Zimmerman, US screenwriter (King of Comedy), dies at 54
  • 1994 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70
  • 2004 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), dies at 87
  • 2006 Jack Wild, British actor (b. 1952)
  • 2012 Nydia Ecury, celebrated Afro-Dutch writer, translator and actress (Kantika pa Mama Tera), dies at 86
  • 2015 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, Givenchy muse, dies at 89