On This Day

October 17, 1921 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Katherine Griffith [Kiernan], American actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 45
1921 in Film & TV