Today's Deaths in Film & Television History

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  • 1924 Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863)
  • 1959 Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66
  • 1972 Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38
  • 1984 Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90
  • 1987 James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
  • 1989 Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bee, Mayberry), dies at 86
  • 1989 John Payne, American movie actor ("Miracle on 34th St") dies aged 77
  • 1991 Ann Sorg Coston, actress (Anna-Aldrich Family), dies at 62
  • 1992 Hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91
  • 1992 Percy Herbert, actor (Capt Apache), dies of heart attack at 72
  • 1993 Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • 1993 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • 1994 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • 1994 Gian Maria Volonte, actresss (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61
  • 1995 Kathleen Harrison, actress (Fast Lady, Big Money), dies at 103
  • 1997 Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68
  • 2000 Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 80
  • 2003 Jerry Tuite, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2007 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite (b. 1983)
  • 2015 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), dies at 69