Deaths in Film & Television in August 1961

  • Aug 5 Eva JC Beck, actress (Elckerlyc, Resurrection), dies at 63
  • Aug 8 Charlie Gemora, actor (who portrayed King Kong), dies at 58
  • Aug 11 Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian writer actor and director (b. 1910)
  • Aug 13 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78
  • Aug 30 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84