Deaths in Film & Television in September 1981

  • Sep 1 Ann Harding, actress (When Ladies Meet, Devotion), dies
  • Sep 4 Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59
  • Sep 6 Maria Palmer, actress (Days of Glory, Web), dies
  • Sep 11 Frank McHugh, actor (Dawn Patrol, Going My Way), dies at 83
  • Sep 15 Sara Haden, American actress (A Family Affair), dies at 83
  • Sep 15 Harold Bennett, English actor (b. 1899)
  • Sep 21 Nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies at 68
  • Sep 23 Chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man), dies at 82
  • Sep 24 Patsy Kelly, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars), dies at 71
  • Sep 27 Robert Montgomery, actor/dir (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 77