Deaths in Film & TV on November 23

  • 1932 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), dies at 63
  • 1938 August Kiehl, Dutch actor (Op hoop van zegen, De kribbebijter), dies at 84
  • 1948 Stanner E.V. Taylor, American director and screenwriter (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71
  • 1962 Gloria Gordon, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81
  • 1972 Marie Wilson, American actress (The Story of Mankind, My Friend Irma), dies of cancer at 56
  • 1973 Claire Dodd, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy), dies after illness at 64
  • 1973 Paul Newlan, actor (Capt Grey-M Squad), dies
  • 1973 Robert Ellis, actor (Curse of King Tut's Tomb), dies at 40
  • 1973 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Tokyo Joe), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 83
  • 1979 Merle Oberon, British actress (That Uncertain Feeling, Wuthering Heights), dies from a stroke at 68
  • 1982 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • 1983 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (Armaan), dies at 45
  • 1987 Marcia Henderson, American actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family, Peter Pan), dies of lupus at 58
  • 1991 Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
  • 1991 Klaus Kinski [Naksynski], German-Polish actor (Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65
  • 1992 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • 1994 Art Barr, American professional wrestler, dies at 28
  • 1995 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
  • 1996 George Nicholas, cartoon animator, dies at 85
  • 2005 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • 2005 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), dies at 78
  • 2006 Philippe Noiret, French actor (Nuovo cinema Paradiso, Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino), dies at 76
  • 2010 Ingrid Pitt, Polish-born British actress (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Joyce Howard, British film actress (b. 1922)
  • 2012 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas), dies of complications from throat cancer at 81
  • 2016 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel In Fawlty Towers), dies at 86