Deaths in Film & Television in October 1991

  • Oct 9 Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies
  • Oct 9 Thalmus Rasulala, actor (Blacula), dies of heart attack at 51
  • Oct 10 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Oct 12 Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92
  • Oct 12 Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89
  • Oct 12 Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75
  • Oct 13 Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67
  • Oct 16 Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies
  • Oct 17 J[ames] G Devlin, actor (No Surrender), dies at 84
  • Oct 22 Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies
  • Oct 24 Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70
  • Oct 25 Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
  • Oct 28 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
  • Oct 29 Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies
  • Oct 31 Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97
  • Oct 31 Johan Schmitz, actor (Gysbregt van Aemstel/Soldat van Orange), dies
  • Oct 31 Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)