Deaths in Film & Television in September 1979

  • Sep 1 Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81
  • Sep 2 Felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90
  • Sep 15 Tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
  • Sep 21 John McQuade, actor (Charlie Wild Private Detective), dies at 73
  • Sep 23 Catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75
  • Sep 25 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete and actor (b. 1915)
  • Sep 26 Arthur Hunnicutt, actor (Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies at 68
  • Sep 26 John Cromwell, actor/director (Of Human Bondage), dies at 91