Deaths in Film & TV on March 24

  • 1968 Alice Guy-Blaché, French film director who was the first woman to direct a film (The Fairy of the Cabbages), dies at 94
  • 1968 Howard Petrie, American actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter), dies at 61
  • 1975 Muriel Hutchison, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
  • 1976 Nelson Case, American TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66
  • 1982 Goodman Ace, American writer, radio presenter, actor and humorist (Better of Goodman), dies at 83
  • 1984 Sam Jaffe, American actor (Dr Zorba), dies of cancer at 93
  • 1986 Sarah Cunningham, American actress (Trapper John, M.D. - "Nurse Andrews"), dies of a heart attack while attending the Oscar ceremony at 67
  • 1990 Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies
  • 1990 Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68
  • 1993 Taylor Reed, actor (Easy Money), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 2006 Lynne Perrie, English actress (b. 1931)
  • 2008 Richard Widmark, American actor (Madigan, Murder on the Orient Express, Judgement at Nuremberg), dies complications following a fall at 93
  • 2009 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), dies at 67
  • 2010 Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), dies at 79
  • 2016 Garry Shandling, American comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), dies at 66
  • 2018 Lawrence K. Grossman, American news executive (PBS, NBC-TV) and author (The Electronic Republic), dies of Parkinson’s disease and cancer at 86

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo (1927-2020)

French cartoonist and script writer (Asterix comic books), dies at 92

  • 2020 Gerard Schurmann, Dutch-British conductor, and composer of classical music (The Double Heart), and film scores, (The Bedford Incident), dies at 96
  • 2021 Craig "muMS" Grant, American poet and actor (Oz), dies at 52