Deaths in Film & Television in August 1966

  • Aug 3 Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
  • Aug 15 Jan Kiepura, actor (Give Us this Night), dies of heart attack at 64
  • Aug 15 Seena Owen, actress/writer (Queen Kelly), dies at 71
  • Aug 16 Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58
  • Aug 23 Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83
  • Aug 26 Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67