Deaths in Film & Television in October 1996

  • Oct 6 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
  • Oct 8 Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer, dies of heart failure at 33
  • Oct 8 William Prince, actor (Ken Baxter-Another World), dies at 83
  • Oct 9 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), dies at 69
  • Oct 10 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72
  • Oct 13 Beryl Reid, actress (Yellowbeard, Psychomania), dies at 76
  • Oct 14 Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91
  • Oct 16 Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58
  • Oct 28 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
  • Oct 29 Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50