Deaths in Film & Television in June 1979

  • Jun 1 Jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91
  • Jun 2 Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45

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Jun 6 Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80

Actor Jack Haley
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Jack Haley
  • Jun 11 August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85

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Jun 11 John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies of stomach cancer at 72

Actor John Wayne
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John Wayne
  • Jun 13 Darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47
  • Jun 16 Nicholas Ray, American film director (b. 1911)
  • Jun 17 Lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58
  • Jun 21 Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49
  • Jun 22 Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85