Deaths in Film & Television in October 1959

  • Oct 3 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42
  • Oct 14 Errol Flynn, Australian-born US actor (Captain Blood), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • Oct 20 Werner Krauss, German actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 (b. 1884)
  • Oct 23 Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (b. 1871)
  • Oct 25 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42