Deaths in Film & TV on August 30

  • 1907 Richard Mansfield, American actor and manager (b. 1857)
  • 1961 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84
  • 1964 Wesley Lau, actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 43
  • 1968 William Talman, actor (Hamilton-Perry Mason), dies at 53
  • 1970 Del Moore, American comedian and actor (Cal-Bachelor Father), dies at 53
  • 1979 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40

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1981 Vera-Ellen, actress (Big Leaguer, On the Town), dies of cancer at 60

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  • 1991 Alan Wheatley, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 84
  • 1993 Richard Jordan, US actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • 1994 Lindsay Anderson, British director/critic (If ...), dies at 71
  • 1995 Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster, dies at 82
  • 1996 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43
  • 2002 J. Lee Thompson, English film director (b. 1914)

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2003 Charles Bronson, American actor (The Dirty Dozen, Death Wish), dies at 81

  • 2006 Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2008 Killer Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • 2010 Alain Corneau, French filmmaker (b. 1943)
  • 2015 Wes Craven, American filmmaker (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream), dies at 76