VALE 2022 – Movie identities who died in 2022

VALE 2022 – Movie identities who died in 2022

VALE 2022 – Movie Identities who Died in 2022.

The year 2022 served to remind us all that as the years roll by, stars we had grown up with, stars that had us believe they might somehow live on forever, were just as mortal as the rest of us, that time eventually catches up with everybody. Below is a list of prominent actors, actresses and directors who reached the end of life’s trail between January 1 and December 31, 2022.

                                                                           Date of death    Age at death   

    Sidney Poitier: A man changed the face of Hollywood forever                                                                               

SIDNEY POITIER (1927-2022)                  Jan 6 2022                   94          

An Oscar-winner for Lilies of the Field (1963). He was also quite brilliant in To Sir, with Love and In the Heat of the Night, both released in 1967.

Peter Bogdanovich Dead: Film Director Was 82 - Variety

PETER BOGDANOVICH (1939-2022)     Jan 6 2022                   82

Director of The Last Picture Show (1971) and Paper Moon (1973).

Yvette Mimieux Dead: 'Where the Boys Are' Actress Was 80 – The Hollywood Reporter

YVETTE MIMIEUX (1942-2022)              Jan 8 2022                   80

Played the female lead in The Time Machine (1960) opposite Rod Taylor.

Dobie Gillis' star Dwayne Hickman dead at 87 – KIRO 7 News Seattle

DWAYNE HICKMAN (1934-2022)           Jan 9 2022                   87

Played Dobie in the TV series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959-63).

German actor Hardy Krüger dies at 93 – DW – 01/20/2022

HARDY KRUGER (1928-2022)                 Jan 19 2022                 93

Played model airplane designer Heinrich Dorfmann in The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), and as Kurt Muller in the 1962 John Wayne film Hatari!

Monica Vitti, Iconic Italian Actress, Dies at 90

MONICA VITTI (1931-2022)                      Feb 2 2022                  90

Italian actress who portrayed Giuliana in The Red Desert (1964).

Sally Kellerman dead: MASH actress and cabaret singer dies at 84 |

SALLY KELLERMAN (1937-2022)          Feb 24 2022                84

Portrayed Major Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan in the movie M.A.S.H (1970).

Tim Considine Dead: 'My Three Sons' Actor Was 81 - Variety

TIM CONSIDINE (1940-2022)                   Mar 3 2022                  81

Former Disney juvenile star who played Mike Douglas in the TV series My Three Sons (1960-65). In Patton (1970) he portrayed the young soldier who gets slapped by the general.

William Hurt obituary | Register | The Times

WILLIAM HURT (1950-2022)                   Mar 13 2022                71

Oscar-winner for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), and played Tom Grunick in Broadcast News (1987).

June Brown: EastEnders' Dot Cotton dies aged 95 - BBC News

JUNE BROWN (1927-2022)                                    Apr 3 2022                  95

She portrayed Dot Cotton in EastEnders on British television for a total of thirty-one years!

Bobby Rydell: American Teen Idol in the 1950s and Early '60s ~ Vintage Everyday

BOBBY RYDELL (1942-2022)                   Apr 5 2022                  79

Pop singer who starred as Hugo Peabody in Bye Bye Birdie (1963).

Robert Morse - Turner Classic Movies

ROBERT MORSE (1931-2022)                  Apr 20 2022                90

Starred as J. Pierpont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967).

Joanna Barnes, known for roles in both 'Parent Trap' movies, dead at 89

JOANNA BARNES (1934-2022)                 Apr 29 2022                87

Widow of Jack Warner, she played Claudia Marius in Spartacus (1960). She was also the fiancée of Hayley Mills’ father in The Parent Trap (1961).

Tremors and Remo Williams actor Fred Ward has died - The Storiest

FRED WARD (1942-2022)                          May 8 2022                 79

Co-starred as Earl Bassett alongside Kevin Bacon in Tremors (1990). In the 1983 feature The Right Stuff he memorably played astronaut Virgil ‘Gus’ Grissom.

Only Ray Liotta Could Make Henry Hill in Goodfellas Likable | Den of Geek

RAY LIOTTA (1954-2022)                          May 26 2022               67

Starred as mobster Henry Hill in Goodfellas (1990), and was memorable as ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989).

American Graffiti' Actor Bo Hopkins Dead at 84 | The Nerd Stash

BO HOPKINS (1938-2022)                          May 28 2022               84

Portrayed Joe, the leader of the Pharaohs gang, in American Graffiti (1973).

James Caan, Actor Who Won Fame in 'The Godfather,' Dies at 82 - The New York Times

JAMES CAAN (1940-2022)                         July 6 2022                  82

Portrayed Sonny Corleone in The Godfather (1972).

Who was Larry Storch and how did he die? | The Sun

LARRY STORCH (1923-2022)                   July 8 2022                  99

Played Corporal Randolph Agarn in all 65 episodes of the TV series F Troop (1965-67).

L.Q. Jones, Famed Western and 'Mask of Zorro,' 'Charlie's Angels' actor, Dead at 94 | Entertainment Tonight

L.Q. JONES (1927-2022)                              July 9 2022                  94

Played ‘Three-Fingered’ Jack in The Mask of Zorro (1998).

Taurean Blacque, Actor Best Known for 'Hill Street Blues,' Dies at 82 - The New York Times

TAUREAN BLACQUE (1940-2022)          July 21 2022                82

Portrayed Detective Neal Washington in the TV series Hill Street Blues (1981-87).

Storied English Actor David Warner Has Died at 80 - Paste

DAVID WARNER (1941-2022)                  July 24 2022                80

Portrayed Jack the Ripper in Time After Time (1979), and Spicer Lovejoy in Titanic (1997). A prolific character actor with over two hundred big and small screen credits.

The Opera in Paul Sorvino: Remembering the Goodfellas Actor

PAUL SORVINO (1939-2022)                    July 25 2022                83

Played Henry Kissinger in Nixon (1995). Father of actress Mira Sorvino.

Tony Dow Dies: 'Leave It To Beaver” Actor's Passing Confirmed Following Earlier Confusion

TONY DOW (1945-2022)                             July 27 2022                77

He portrayed Beaver’s older brother Wally Cleaver in the TV series Leave it to Beaver (1957-63). Retired from acting to become a law enforcement officer.

Pat Carroll, Voice of Ursula on 'The Little Mermaid,' Dead at 95 | TVLine

PAT CARROLL (1927-2022)                      July 30 2022               95

She superbly provided the voice for Ursula the Sea Witch in Disney’s animated feature The Little Mermaid (1989).

Nichelle Nichols: 'Trailblazing' actress who played Lt Uhura in Star Trek dies | Ents & Arts News | Sky News

NICHELLE NICHOLS (1932-2022)          July 30 2022                89

She played Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, the communications officer aboard the starship Enterprise, in the original TV series Star Trek (1966-69) in all 69 episodes.

Sara Shane | Explore Tumblr Posts and Blogs | Tumpik

SARA SHANE (1928-2022)                         July 31 2022                94

Starred as Angie Loring opposite Gordon Scott in Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure (1959).

Olivia Newton-John's Iconic Grease Beauty Moments, As We Remember The Star | Glamour UK

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (1948-2022)     Aug 8 202                   73

Singer/actress who starred as Sandy in the musical Grease (1978). She was a close friend of songstress Karen Carpenter.


Anne Heche Appreciation: Sad End to a Complicated Hollywood Story - Variety

ANNE HECHE (1969-2022)                                    Aug 11 2022               53

Starred opposite Harrison Ford as Robin Monroe in Six Days, Seven Nights (1998). Died following a car crash.

Marsha Hunt: American girl, Un-American woman… and upstanding centenarian | Sight & Sound | BFI

MARSHA HUNT (1917-2022)                     Sep 7 2022                  104

Portrayed Mary Bennet, the talentless singing sister in Pride and Prejudice (1940).

Henry Silva - Wikidata

HENRY SILVA (1926-2022)                       Sep 14 2022                95

Supporting actor, usually playing ‘heavies’; played Chunjin in The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

Irene Papas Dead: Zorba The Greek Actress Was 93 - Variety

IRENE PAPAS (1929-2022)                                    Sep 14 2022                93

She played Maria Pappadimos in The Guns of Navarone (1961).

Robert Brown obituary: Here Come the Brides star dies at 95 -

ROBERT BROWN (1926-2022)                 Sep 19 2022                95

He starred as Jason Bolt in the TV series Here Come the Brides (1968-70).

Louise Fletcher: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest's Nurse Ratched dies aged 88 - BBC News

LOUISE FLETCHER (1934-2022)             Sep 23 2022                88

Won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Nurse Ratched in One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975).

Angela Lansbury Dead: Murder She Wrote, Beauty and the Beast Star Dies - Variety

ANGELA LANSBURY (1925-20220         Oct 11 2022                96

Starred as super-sleuth Jessica Fletcher in 264 episodes of Murder, She Wrote (1984-96). She was also memorable as Eleanor Shaw Iselin, the Soviet spy, in The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

Robbie Coltrane Said Hagrid's Legacy Will Live on Through His Children

ROBBIE COLTRANE (1950-2022)           Oct 14 2022                72

He portrayed Hagrid the Giant in the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise movies.

Leslie Phillips - British Comedy Guide

LESLIE PHILLIPS (1924-2022)                 Nov 7 2022                 98

British character actor whose chief claim to fame was his portrayal of Dr Tony Burke in two of the ‘Doctors’ films of the sixties.

Robert Clary Dead: Holocaust Survivor & 'Hogan's Heroes' Actor Was 96 – Deadline

ROBERT CLARY (1926-2022)                  Nov 16 2022               96

Became a household name for his portrayal of Louis LeBeau in the TV series Hogan’s Heroes (1965-71).

Irene Cara, Singer of "Flashdance" and "Fame" Theme Songs, Dead at 63

IRENE CARA (1959-2022)                         Nov 25 2022               63

She starred as Coco in the 1980 musical Fame.

Kirstie Alley, star of 'Cheers' and films including 'Look Who's Talking,' dead at 71 | CNN

KIRSTIE ALLEY (1951-2022)                   Dec 5 2022                  71

Starred as Caroline Sexton opposite Tim Allen in the 1997 comedy For Richer, or Poorer.She was also the star of        the Fat Actress TV series (2005).

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