On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on November 29

  • 1953 Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • 1953 Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor, dies from a heart attack at 78
  • 1953 Milt Gross, American comic book illustrator and animator (b. 1895)
  • 1954 George Robey, English musical theatre actor and comedian, dies at 85
  • 1967 Theo Marcuse, American character actor (Mara of Wilderness), dies in auto accident at 47
  • 1972 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), dies at 81
  • 1976 Godfrey Cambridge, American actor (Cotton comes to Harlem), dies of a heart attack at 43
  • 1976 Judith Lowry, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays ...), dies at 86
  • 1977 George Hamilton Combs, American politician and TV and radio commentator (Through the Curtain), dies at 78
  • 1981 Natalie Wood [Natasha Gurdin], American actress (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause, West Side Story), drowns at 43
  • 1985 Bill Scott, American voice actor, producer and writer (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies of a heart attack at 65

Person of interestCary Grant

1986 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 82

Actor Cary Grant
Cary Grant
  • 1986 Herb Vigran, actor (Vampire, Mark of Vampire), dies
  • 1987 Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85
  • 1991 Ralph Bellamy, American actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday, Trading Places), dies at 87
  • 1992 Robert F. Simon, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; Operation Petticoat; M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • 1992 Robert Shayne, American actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • 1998 Giant Haystacks [Martin Ruane], English professional wrestler, dies at 51
  • 1998 Frank Latimore, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 2002 Daniel Gélin, French actor (Obsession, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies of kidney failure at 81
  • 2002 George "Two Ton" Harris, American professional wrestler (b. 1927)
  • 2003 Larry Booker (Moondog Spot), American pro wrestler (WWF Tag Team champion 1981), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • 2004 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), dies from cancer at 72
  • 2005 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • 2010 Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)
  • 2010 Alfred Masini, American television producer (b. 1930)
  • 2011 Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian, dies from stroke complications at 41