Deaths in Film & Television in October 1978

  • Oct 8 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Oct 16 Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Governor & JJ), dies of anemia at 62
  • Oct 19 Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64