Deaths 2016

Deaths 2015

Deaths 2014

Deaths 2013

Deaths 2012

Deaths 2011

Deaths 2010

Deaths 2009

Full list by date of death

Herb Ellis


Born - 17 January 1921, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died - 26 December 2018

Craggy. square-faced, dark-haired character actor, born Herbert Siegel, who worked for many years on radio, then TV, and helped Jack Webb formulate the iconic TV cop series Dragnet, in which Ellis also played Webb's police partner in the initial episodes. A few films included Tough Assignment (1949), Blueprint for Murder (1953), Rogue Cop (1954), Naked Alibi (1954), Pete Kelly's Blues (1955), The Killing (1956), Too Much, Too Soon (1958), Meet Whiplash Willie (1966), Hang 'Em High (1968) and the short Nemesis (2016), his last.