On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 2010

  • Sep 1 Wakanohana Kanji I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 45th Yokozuna (b. 1928)
  • Sep 3 Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian, dies after a car accident at 60
  • Sep 3 Mike Edwards [Swami Deva Pramada], English musician (ELO), killed by a rolling hay bale at 62
  • Sep 3 Cyril Smith, British Liberal Member of Parliament and alleged serial sex offender, dies at 82
  • Sep 4 Paul Conrad, American cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), dies at 86
  • Sep 5 Shoya Tomizawa Japanese MotoGP Racer (b. 1990)
  • Sep 7 Amar Garibović, Serbian Cross Country Skier (b. 1991)
  • Sep 7 Barbara Holland, American author (The Joy of Drinking, Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend and Lives), dies of lung cancer at 77 [1]
  • Sep 7 John Kluge, American television mogul (Metromedia) and at one time the richest person in the United States, dies at 95
  • Sep 7 Glenn Shadix, American Actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 8 Rich Cronin, American singer-songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones) dies of cancer aged 36
  • Sep 10 Edwin Charles Tubb, British sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall), dies at 90
  • Sep 11 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • Sep 11 Harold Gould, American character actor (The Sting, The Golden Girls, Rhoda, Big Bus), dies at 86
  • Sep 12 Claude Chabrol, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • Sep 12 Giulio Zignoli, Italian footballer (b. 1946)
  • Sep 15 Arrow [Alphonsus Cassell], Montserratian soca singer-songwriter ("Hot, Hot, Hot"), dies of cerebral cancer at 60
  • Sep 15 Guido Turchi, Italian composer (Invettiva), dies at 93
  • Sep 20 Kenny McKinley, American football player (b. 1987)
  • Sep 20 Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies at 77
  • Sep 21 Geoffrey Burgon, British jazz trumpeter, and film, television and concert composer (City Adventures), dies at 69
  • Sep 22 Eddie Fisher, American pop singer ("Oh My Papa": I'm Walking Behind You"), dies from complications from hip surgery at 82
  • Sep 23 Malcolm Douglas, Australian conservationist (b. 1941)
  • Sep 23 Teresa Lewis, American murderer (b. 1969)
  • Sep 23 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), dies at 77
  • Sep 24 Gennady Yanayev, Soviet politician (b. 1937)
  • Sep 25 Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)

Gloria Stuart

Sep 26 Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100

  • Sep 27 George Blanda, American NFL kicker and quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders), dies at 83
  • Sep 27 Balaji Sadasivan, Singaporean politician and neurosurgeon (b. 1955)
  • Sep 28 Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)

Tony Curtis

Sep 29 Tony Curtis [Bernard Schwartz], American actor (Some Like It Hot), dies at 85

  • Sep 29 Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast), dies of an overdose at 44
  • Sep 29 Georges Charpak, Polish-French physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel 1992), dies at 86
  • Sep 30 Stephen J. Cannell, American TV producer (The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) and writer, dies of melanoma at 69
  • Sep 30 Patrick Holmes Sellors, British ophthalmologist, dies at 76