1975 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 6 "AM America" premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • Jan 6 "Wheel Of Fortune" debuts on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 15 Pioneering female comedian Phyllis Diller get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • Jan 18 "Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • Jan 23 "Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV
  • Jan 24 "Hot l Baltimore" situation comedy premieres on ABC TV

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 25 32nd Golden Globes: "Chinatown", Jack Nicholson, & Gena Rowlands win

Actor Jack Nicholson
Actor
Jack Nicholson
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Jan 29 First American Annual Comedy Awards, hosted by Alan King
  • Feb 11 Tv drama “Sarah T: Portrait of A Teenage Alcoholic”, starring Linda Blair, premieres on US network NBC

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 18 2nd American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & John Denver win

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Mar 1 Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 3 1st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Pictures) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
  • Mar 7 "Mirror", Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev, is released

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 8 47th Academy Awards: "The Godfather Part II", Ellen Burstyn & Art Carney win

  • May 14 "Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles", directed by Chantal Akerman, starring Delphine Seyrig and Jan Decorte, is released
  • May 17 NBC paid $5M for rights to show "Gone with the Wind" one time

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

May 19 27th Emmy Awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Robert Blake & Jean Marsh win

  • May 23 28th Cannes Film Festival: "Chronicle of the Years of Fire" directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina wins the Palme d'Or

Music releaseMusic Single

May 26 "Rhinestone Cowboy" single released by Glen Campbell (Billboard Song of the Year 1975)

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Jun 7 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
  • Jun 11 "Nashville", directed by Robert Altman and starring Ned Beatty and Ronee Blakley, is released
  • Jun 18 NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 20 "Jaws", based on the book by Peter Benchley, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider is released

Director Steven Spielberg
Director
Steven Spielberg
Jaws Novelist Peter Benchley
Jaws Novelist
Peter Benchley
  • Jul 7 TV soap opera "Ryan's Hope" premieres
  • Jul 10 Gladys Knight and Pips Summer Series premieres on NBC-TV
  • Jul 30 7th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Film release premierFilm Release

Aug 15 Indian action-adventure film "Sholay" directed by Ramesh Sippy, starring Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan is released, highest-grossing Indian film ever

  • Sep 1 Gunsmoke goes off the air

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Jerry Lewis' 10th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 6 Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 19 "Fawlty Towers" starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs premieres on BBC2 in the UK

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • Sep 29 "Three For Money" debuts on NBC-TV
  • Sep 29 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush becomes American television's first African-American weathercaster.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 11 "Saturday Night Live" created by Lorne Michaels premieres on NBC with George Carlin as host

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 21 Elton John given a star in Hollywood

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Nov 3 Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)
  • Nov 7 8th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 19 "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" based on book by Ken Kesey, directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1976)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Ronald Reagan announces candidacy for Republican nomination for US President

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Nov 28 "As the World Turns" and "The Edge of Night", the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 13 1st time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay, Richard Pryor hosts

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Dec 16 1st broadcast of "One Day at a Time" on CBS TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 208

  • Jan 1 Sonali Bendre, Indian model and actress
  • Jan 2 Dax Shepard, American actor
  • Jan 3 Danica McKellar, actress (Winnie Cooper-Wonder Years) [or Mar 3]
  • Jan 3 Jason Marsden, actor (General Hospital, Eddie-Munsters Today)
  • Jan 5 Kylie Bax, New Zealand model
  • Jan 5 Bradley Cooper, American actor (Silver Linnings Playbook, American Hustle), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 16 Gillian Iliana Waters, American actress
  • Jan 17 Freddy Rodriguez, Puerto Rican-American actor
  • Jan 22 James Murray, British actor (Cucumber, Medici: Masters of Florence), born in Manchester, England
  • Jan 25 Dat Phan, Vietnamese-born US stand-up comedian, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Jan 25 Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Canada
  • Jan 28 Terri Colombino, American Actress
  • Jan 29 Kelly Packard, actress (Tiffani Smith-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 29 Sara Gilbert, American actress (Melissa in Roseanne), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 31 Preity Zinta, Indian actress
  • Feb 4 Elana Eve Chomiszak, Miss America-Rhode Island (1997), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Feb 8 Joshua Morrow, Juneau Alaska, actor (Nicholas Newman-Young & Restless)
  • Feb 11 Kim Weir, Miss USA-Nebraska (1997)
  • Feb 14 Jennifer Michelle Roberts, Miss America-NC (1997), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Feb 15 Brendon Small, American comedian and animator, born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Feb 16 Don Jeffcoat, American actor
  • Feb 17 Harisu, South Korean singer, model and actress
  • Feb 18 Sarah Joy Brown, actress (General Hospital), born in Eureka, California
  • Feb 21 Troy Slaten, actor (Jerry-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)

Person of interestDrew Barrymore

Feb 22 Drew Barrymore, American actress (ET, Firestarter, Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 23 Michael Tricario, actor (Randy-Wonder Years)
  • Feb 23 Michael Cornacchia, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 23 Natalia Verbeke, Argentine actress, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Feb 25 Chelsea Handler, American comedian and actress
  • Feb 27 Christina Nigra, actress (Out of This World)
  • Feb 27 Dana Marie Lane, Cheyenne Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1996)
  • Mar 2 Arleen McDonald, Miss USA-Mississippi (1997)
  • Mar 3 Danica McKellar, actress (Winnie Cooper-Wonder Years) [or Jan 3]
  • Mar 4 Kim Jung-Eun, South Korean actress
  • Mar 5 Niki Taylor, model (Elle, Marie Claire)
  • Mar 5 Jolene Blalock, American actress
  • Mar 6 Aracely Arambula, Mexican actress and singer
  • Mar 8 Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
  • Mar 14 Wendy Rice, American actress (Pleasure Party)
  • Mar 14 Rico Yan, Filipino actor (d. 2002)

Person of interestEva Longoria

Mar 15 Eva Longoria, American actress (Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives), born in Corpus Christi, Texas

Actress Eva Longoria
Actress
Eva Longoria
  • Mar 16 Sienna Guillory, English actress (Jill Valentine-Resident Evil), born in Kettering, England
  • Mar 17 Andrew "Test" Martin, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Mar 17 Natalie Zea, American actress
  • Mar 18 Beverly Peele, American model (Mademoiselle, Elle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 19 Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
  • Mar 24 Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
  • Mar 27 Chakrit Yamnam, Thai film and television actor, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Mar 28 Shanna Moakler, former beauty queen
  • Mar 28 Richard Kelly, American film director
  • Mar 30 Bahar Soomekh, American actress
  • Mar 31 Adam Green, American film director
  • Apr 2 Adam Rodriguez, American actor (Eric Delko-CSI: Miami) and director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • Apr 3 Aries Spears, American comedian (MadTV), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 4 Pamela Ribon, American screenwriter and author, born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Person of interestZach Braff

Apr 6 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff
  • Apr 9 David Gordon Green, American filmmaker
  • Apr 14 Amy Dumas, American professional wrestler
  • Apr 14 Veronika Zemanová, Czech model
  • Apr 16 Sean Maher, American actor, born in Pleasantville, New York
  • Apr 16 Nick Pickard, British actor, born in Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Apr 17 Gabriel Soto, Mexican actor
  • Apr 21 Angela Michelle Hughes, Anderson SC, Miss America-SC (1997)
  • Apr 24 Sam Doumit, American actress (Shameless), born in Sacramento, California
  • Apr 25 Emily Bergl, English-American actress
  • Apr 25 Chris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer
  • Apr 30 Johnny Galecki, American actor (Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory), born in Bree, Belgium
  • Apr 30 Mike Chat, American actor

Person of interestJodhi May

May 1 Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

Actress Jodhi May
Actress
Jodhi May
  • May 3 Eva Santolaria, Spanish actress (7 Vidas), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • May 3 Dulé Hill, American actor (The West Wing), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • May 3 Christina Hendricks, American actress (Mad Men), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • May 5 Christine Buschur, Eagle River Alaska, Miss America-Alaska (1997)
  • May 9 Chris Diamantopoulos, Canadian actor
  • May 17 Kostas Sommer, Greek actor
  • May 17 Alex Wright, German professional wrestler
  • May 19 Masanobu Ando, Japanese actor
  • May 21 Abbas [Mirza Abbas Ali], Indian Tamil film actor and model (Kadhal Desam), born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • May 22 Cole Hauser, actor (Randy-High Incident)[or Mar 22], born in Santa Barbara, California
  • May 22 Tracy Brookshaw, American professional wrestler and valet
  • May 23 Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor
  • May 26 Nicki Aycox, American actress
  • May 27 Jamie Oliver, British chef and television personality, born in Claverling, England
  • May 29 Shoshanna Lonstein, American fashion designer and ex-girlfriend of Jerry Seinfeld, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 1 James Storm, American professional wrestler

Person of interestRussell Brand

Jun 4 Russell Brand, English comedian and television personality, born in Grays, Essex

Comedian Russell Brand
Comedian
Russell Brand

Person of interestAngelina Jolie

Jun 4 Angelina Jolie, American actress (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt, Maleficent), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jun 6 Staci Keanan [Anastasia Love Sagorsky], American actress (My Two Dads, Step by Step), born in Devon, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 6 Nina Kaczorowski, American actress
  • Jun 8 Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress
  • Jun 11 Choi Ji Woo, South Korean actress and model
  • Jun 14 Bob Nanna, American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
  • Jun 15 Elizabeth Reaser, American actress
  • Jun 17 Frederick Koehler, actor (Chip-Kate & Allie), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 18 Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
  • Jun 18 Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
  • Jun 19 Hugh Dancy, English actor
  • Jun 22 Laila Rouass, Moroccan-Indian actress
  • Jun 24 Carla Gallo, American actress
  • Jun 25 Linda Cardellini, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 2 Actress Jane Curtin (27) weds television producer Patrick Lynch

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin

HeartWedding of Interest

May 6 Actor Sean Connery (44) weds Micheline Roquebrune in Casablanca

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour marries model and artist Virginia Hasenbein

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 20 "The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 23 Actress Maggie Smith (40) weds playwright Beverley Cross (44) at the Guildford Register Office in Surrey, England

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith
  • Oct 10 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (43) 6th marriage and remarriage to actor Richard Burton (49)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 30 Director Martin Scorsese (33) weds teacher and author Julia Cameron (27) in Libertyville, Illinois

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 104

  • Jan 1 Arthur Pierson, actor and director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73
  • Jan 3 Milton J Cross, TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions), dies at 87
  • Jan 6 Noel Madison, actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at 77
  • Jan 8 Anthony Warde, American actor (Dangers of the Canadian Mounted, Buck Rogers, Black Widow), dies at 66
  • Jan 8 John Dierkes, American actor (Shane, Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree), dies from emphysema at 69
  • Jan 8 John Gregson, British actor (Gideon CID, The Longest Day, Shirley's World), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • Jan 9 John Slater, actor (Deadlock, 3 on a Spree), dies at 58
  • Jan 9 Pierre Fresnay, French actor (Monsieur Vincent, Grand Illusion), dies at 77
  • Jan 18 Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, dies at 77
  • Jan 21 Marie Lohr, actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel, Escapade), dies at 84
  • Jan 24 Larry Fine, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 72
  • Jan 25 Vivien Kellems, TV hostess (The Power of Women), dies at 78
  • Jan 26 Lubov Orlova, actress (Moscow Laughs, Man of Music, Tanya), dies at 72
  • Feb 1 Richard Wattis, British actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Feb 3 John Secondari, newscaster (Open Hearing), dies at 55
  • Feb 3 Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, dies at 76
  • Feb 7 Brendan Fay, actor (Hustler, Man on a Swing), dies at 54
  • Feb 8 Martyn Green, British actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh), dies at 75
  • Feb 20 Lillian Fontaine, actress (Suddenly it's Spring), dies at 88
  • Feb 20 Robert Strauss, American actor (Stalag 17, The Seven Year Itch), dies from a stroke at 61
  • Mar 7 Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 73
  • Mar 7 Francine Larrimore, French actress (John Meade's Woman), dies at 76
  • Mar 9 Shirley Ross [Bernice Maude Gaunt], American actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm, Waikiki Wedding), dies of cancer at 62
  • Mar 13 Jean Del Val, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces), dies at 83

Person of interestSusan Hayward

Mar 14 Susan Hayward, American actress (Young & Willing), dies of brain cancer at 56

Actress Susan Hayward
Actress
Susan Hayward
  • Mar 22 Catherine "Cass" Daley, American actress (Star Spangled Rhythm, Red Garters), dies from an accidental fall at 59
  • Mar 22 Paul Verhoeven, German actor and director (Das kleine Hofkonzert), dies at 73
  • Mar 24 Muriel Hutchinson, actor (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
  • Mar 27 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), dies following a long illness at 63
  • Apr 3 Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42
  • Apr 10 Marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
  • Apr 10 Sophia JW "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream), dies at 86
  • Apr 11 Dorothy Patten, American actress, dies at 70
  • Apr 13 Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • Apr 13 Larry Parks [Samuel Lawrence Parks], American actor (The Jolson Story, Love Is Better Than Ever), dies of a heart attack at 60

Person of interestFredric March

Apr 14 Fredric March, American actor (Inherit the Wind), dies of prostate cancer at 77

  • Apr 15 Richard Conte, American actor (The Godfather, Tony Rome, Hotel), dies from a heart attack at 65
  • Apr 18 Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet), chansonnier/director, dies at 38
  • Apr 22 Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75
  • Apr 23 William Hartnell, English actor (first Doctor in Dr Who), dies at 67
  • Apr 27 Nicholas Soussanin, actor (Last Command), dies at 86

Person of interestMoe Howard

May 4 Moe Howard [Moses Horowitz], American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges), dies at 77

Comedian Moe Howard
Comedian
Moe Howard
  • May 9 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • May 11 Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74
  • May 13 Bob Wills [James Robert Wills], American actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle), dies from bronchial pneumonia at 69
  • May 22 Torben Meyer, actor (Viking, Roberta, Sunny), dies at 90
  • May 22 Torben Myer, Danish actor (Girl Who Came Back, Judgment at Nuremberg, Sullivan's Travels), dies at 90
  • May 28 Roy Roberts, American actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • May 30 Michel Simon, Swiss actor (Panic, Plague, Two of Us), dies at 80
  • Jun 3 Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies from cancer at 69
  • Jun 4 Evelyn Brent, actress (Nitwits, Last Command, Spy Train), dies at 75
  • Jun 6 Larry Blyden, actor (Joe & Mabel, What's My Line), dies at 49
  • Jun 23 William Hansen, American actor (1776, Pinky, Side Street, Homebodies), dies at 64
  • Jun 29 Jerry Verno, British actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone, Sweeney Todd), dies at 79
  • Jul 2 James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby Dick), dies from effects of a stroke at 68
  • Jul 7 Barbara Brown, American actress dies at 73
  • Jul 21 Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), dies at 82
  • Jul 21 Fie Carelsen, actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
  • Jul 26 Leigh Whipper, actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies at 98
  • Jul 29 James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
  • Aug 1 Howard Joslin, American actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68
  • Aug 3 Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79
  • Aug 4 John Baragrey, American actor (Creeper, The Loves of Carmen), dies of a stroke at 57
  • Aug 11 Howard Wendell, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Murder Your Wife), dies at 67
  • Aug 17 Sig Arno [Siegfried Aron], German-Jewish actor (Holiday in Havana, My Friend Irma), dies at 80
  • Aug 19 Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897)
  • Aug 23 Hank Patterson, American actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87
  • Aug 26 Cullen Landis, American actor (Soul of the Beast), dies at 80
  • Aug 29 Leland T. Weed, American singer and actor, dies at 74
  • Aug 31 Pierre Blaise, French actor (Lacombe Lucien), dies at 24
  • Sep 4 Walter Tetley, cartoon voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60
  • Sep 8 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), dies at 82
  • Sep 9 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds), dies at 97
  • Sep 9 John McGiver, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • Sep 9 Minta Durfee, actress (Keystone Comedies, Mickey), dies at 85
  • Sep 18 Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), dies from pancreatic cancer at 58
  • Sep 22 Patricia Doyle, actress (Wuthering Heights), dies at 60
  • Sep 23 Ian Hunter, South African character actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn), dies at 75
  • Sep 24 Clive Morton, British actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), dies at 71
  • Sep 25 Bob Considine, newscaster (Tonight! America After Dark), dies at 68
  • Sep 27 Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27
  • Sep 28 Agnes Windeck, German actress (A Time to Love and a Time to Die), dies at 87
  • Sep 28 Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77
  • Oct 2 Wade Crosby, American actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), dies at 70
  • Oct 6 Henry Calvin, actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57
  • Oct 18 Al Lettieri, American actor (Deadly Kiss, Pulp, Mr Majestyk, Getaway), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • Oct 23 Barboura Morris, actor (Wasp Woman, Machine-Gun Kelly), dies at 43
  • Oct 23 Charles Brokaw, actor (Outer Gate, I Cover the War), dies at 77
  • Oct 25 Frank Puglia, Italian actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83
  • Oct 31 Joseph Calleia, Maltese-American actor (Jungle Book, Gilda), dies at 78
  • Nov 1 Doro Merande, actress (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 77
  • Nov 1 Jacki Ray, actor (In Like Flint), dies at 58
  • Nov 1 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian poet/author/director, murdered at 53
  • Nov 4 Sheila Ryan, American actress (Song of Texas, Great Guns), dies at 54
  • Nov 12 Anthony Ross, TV host (Telltale Clue), dies at 69
  • Nov 17 Kay Johnson, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), dies at 70
  • Nov 22 François de Roubaix, French film score composer, dies in diving accident at 36
  • Nov 25 Moyna MacGill, actress (Strange Affair of Uncle Harry), dies
  • Dec 5 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
  • Dec 7 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71