Deaths in Film & Television in 1958

  • Jan 13 Edna Purviance, American actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
  • Jan 13 Jesse L. Lasky, U.S. film producer (b. 1880)
  • Feb 7 Walter Kingsford, actor (My Favorite Blonde, Fly by Night), dies at 76
  • Feb 10 Billy Vine, actor (54th Street Revue), dies at 42
  • Feb 20 Thurston Hall, actor (Mr Schuyler-Topper), dies at 75
  • Mar 8 Josephina OFF "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Salontiroler), dies at 85
  • May 9 Bill Goodwin, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 47

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May 19 Ronald Adam, British actor (Lost Horizon, The Prisoner of Zenda, Phantom Shot), dies at 67

  • May 27 Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46

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Jun 9 Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53

  • Jun 27 Robert Greig, actor (Devil Doll, Indian Love Call), dies at 78
  • Jul 18 John Gobau, Flem/Dutch actor (Death of Business Traveller), dies at 67
  • Jul 29 Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61
  • Aug 16 Paul Panzer, actor (Cat's Paw, Mildred Pierce), dies at 85
  • Sep 26 Carl Brisson, actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho), dies at 64
  • Oct 12 Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30
  • Oct 12 Gordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
  • Oct 15 John Hamilton, actor (Perry White-Superman), dies at 61
  • Oct 24 Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81
  • Nov 15 Tyrone Power, American actor (The Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Dec 13 Tim Moore, American actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 71
  • Dec 21 H[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83