Deaths in Film & Television in October 2000

  • Oct 6 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), dies at 80
  • Oct 9 David Dukes, American actor (b. 1945)
  • Oct 13 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache), dies at 73
  • Oct 17 Leo Nomellini, wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Oct 18 Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • Oct 18 Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925)
  • Oct 23 Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Oct 28 LĂ­da Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 30 Steve Allen, American comedian and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), dies of a heart attack at 78

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Oct 31 Ring Lardner, Jr., American screenwriter (b. 1915)