Deaths in Film & TV on November 22

  • 1890 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress, dies at 77
  • 1954 Moroni Olsen, American actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White), dies at 65
  • 1954 Roderick McMahon, Professional Wrestling/Boxing Booker (b. 1882)
  • 1955 Shemp Howard [Samuel Horwitz], American actor and comedian (3 Stooges), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 1956 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 74
  • 1971 Walter Sande, American actor (To Have and Have Not), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • 1975 François de Roubaix, French film score composer, dies in diving accident at 36
  • 1976 Rupert Davies, actor (Zeppelin, Oblong Box), dies at 59
  • 1980 Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77

Mae WestMae West (1893-1980)

American stage and screen actress, writer (She Done Him Wrong; I'm No Angel), and singer (Way Out West), dies in Hollywood at 87

  • 1981 Andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), dies at 74
  • 1982 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • 1983 Michael Conrad, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Hill Street Blues - "Sgt. Phil Esterhaus"), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1986 (Benjamin) "Scatman" Crothers, American singer, musician ("I'd Rather Be a Hummingbird"), and actor (Chico and the Man - "Louie"; The Shining), dies of lung cancerat 76
  • 1992 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • 1992 Sterling Holloway, American actor (The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree), dies at 87
  • 1994 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice; 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • 1996 Maria Casares [Pérez], Spanish-French actress (Orpheus, Lectrice), dies at 73
  • 1996 Mark Lenard, American actor (Sarek-Star Trek), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1997 Joanna Moore [Dorothy Cook] American actress (Bronk; The Hindenburg), dies of lung cancer at 63

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence (1960-1997)

Australian rock vocalist (INXS - "Devil Inside": "New Sensation"), and actor (Dogs in Space), commits suicide at 37

  • 2000 Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2002 Adele Jergens, American actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), dies at 84
  • 2003 Dick Thomas, American singing cowboy and TV host (Village Barn), dies at 88
  • 2007 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe 1951, 58, 65), dies at 79
  • 2007 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer, 1st producer of Doctor Who, dies at 71