Deaths in Film & TV on November 25

  • 1626 Edward Alleyn, English actor and founder of Dulwich College, dies at 60
  • 1935 Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (After 30 Years), dies at 72
  • 1948 Charles D Brown, American actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61

Person of interestBill Robinson

1949 Bill Robinson "Bojangles" American famed tap dancer (The Little Colonel, Stormy Weather), dies at 71

Tap Dancer and Actor Bill Robinson
Tap Dancer and Actor
Bill Robinson
  • 1959 Jean GrĂ©millon, French film director, dies at 58
  • 1964 Clarence Kolb, American actor (Mr Honeywell-My Little Margie), dies at 90
  • 1968 Phil Lord, actor (Stud's Place), dies at 89
  • 1971 Hank Mann, American actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road), dies at 84
  • 1973 Laurence Harvey [Larushka Skine], Lithuanian-born South African actor (Alamo, Romeo & Juliet), dies of cancer at 45
  • 1974 Rosemary Lane, American actress (An Angel from Texas, 4 Mothers, Harvest Melody), dies from diabetes and pulmonary obstruction at 61
  • 1975 Moyna MacGill, actress (Strange Affair of Uncle Harry), dies
  • 1981 Jack Albertson, American actor (Chico and the Man, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), dies from colon cancerr at 74
  • 1982 Robert Coote, British actor (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Scaramouche), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1989 Frank M Thomas, actor (Behind the Headlines, M'Liss), dies
  • 1993 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • 1997 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54
  • 1998 Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)
  • 2006 Phyllis Fraser, American actress and children's book publisher (b. 1916)
  • 2010 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • 2012 Dinah Sheridan, British actress (Genevieve, The Railway Children, Don't Wait Up), dies at 92
  • 2016 Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), dies at 71
  • 2017 Rance Howard, American actor (Splash, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind), dies at 89