Deaths in Film & TV on November 2

  • 1952 Maire O'Neill, actress (Juno & the Paycock, Glamorous Night), dies
  • 1961 James Thurber, humorist (The Male Animal), dies at 66
  • 1971 Martha Vickers, American actress (Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless), dies after long illness at 46
  • 1980 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
  • 1986 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66
  • 1992 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • 1994 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • 1995 Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), dies at 91
  • 1998 Vincent Winter, British actor (b. 1957)
  • 2002 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), dies from natural causes at 106
  • 2004 Theo van Gogh, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1957)
  • 2007 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 2007 Henry Cele, South African Actor; best known for his onscreen portrayal of the legendary Shaka Zulu
  • 2009 José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor, director and comedian (La Cabina, Travels With My Aunt), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 2011 Sickan Carlsson, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2011 Sid Melton [Sidney Meltzer], American actor (Green Acres, The Danny Thomas Show), dies from pneumonia at 94
  • 2015 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), dies at 81