Deaths in Film & TV on November 16

  • 1942 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpre├č, A Star Fell from Heaven), dies from a heart atack at 38
  • 1957 Cora Witherspoon, actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67

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1960 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59

  • 1964 John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos, Mademoiselle Fifi), dies at 59
  • 1971 Charlie Dell, American actor and comedian (Pickle in the Middle), dies at 90
  • 1971 Edie Sedgwick, American actress (Andy Warhol) and socialite, dies at 28
  • 1978 Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), dies at 75
  • 1980 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37
  • 1981 Morgan Conway, American actor (Dick Tracy, Brother Orchid), dies at 78
  • 1982 Arthur Askey, British actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), dies at 82
  • 1986 Siobhan McKenna, actress (Doctor Zhivago, Hungry Hill), dies at 63
  • 1991 Ralph Marrero, actor (Babe, Johnny Suede), dies in car accident at 33
  • 1994 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • 1994 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • 1997 George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners), dies on 85th birthday
  • 2005 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • 2007 Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (b. 1947)
  • 2007 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author (b. 1946)
  • 2008 Reg Varney, British actor (On The Buses) (b. 1916)
  • 2009 Edward Woodward, British actor (The Equalizer) (b. 1930)
  • 2010 Ronni Chasen, American film publicist (b. 1946)
  • 2015 David Canary, American actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), dies at 77