On This Day

Year 1990 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV


Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Edwin Richfield, British actor (Interpol Calling, The Avengers), dies at 68
  • Aug 6 Charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
  • Aug 6 Gordon Metcalfe, American actor (Monster in the Closet), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Aug 7 Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88
  • Aug 9 Dorothy Appleby, actress (Small Town Boy, Paradise Express), dies
  • Aug 12 Dorothy Mackaill, actress (Love Affair), dies of kidney failure at 87
  • Aug 12 Sara Seegar [Stone], actor (Mystery of Room 13), dies at 76
  • Aug 13 Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Nina Bara [Frances Bauer], Argentinian actress (Missile to the Moon, Space Patrol), dies of cancer at 70
  • Aug 16 Pat O'Connor, New Zealand professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Aug 17 Pearl Bailey, American Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress, singer and dancer (Hello, Dolly!), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Aug 17 Roderick Cook, English actor (Rockabye), dies of apparent heart attack at 58
  • Aug 18 Raf Reymen, Flemish actor (Huisvuil, Het glas water), dies at 64
  • Aug 22 Merlin Marston, American actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 46
  • Aug 27 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake in "Rawhide"), dies of cancer at 60
  • Sep 4 Irene Dunne, American actress (Cimarron, Theodora Goes Wild), dies of heart failure at 91
  • Sep 5 Beppo Brem, actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Sep 11 Ben Frank, actor (Don't Answer the Phone), dies of heart attack at 56
  • Sep 12 Athene Seyler, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 101
  • Sep 20 Jackie Moran, actor (Janie, Barefoot Boy), dies of cancer at 65
  • Sep 24 Jay Currin, stuntman/actor (Back to the Beach, Serial), dies at 34
  • Sep 27 Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, Russian-Soviet composer of popular songs and film music ("Katyusha"), dies at 87
  • Oct 1 Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies
  • Oct 4 Avis Bunnage, British actress (Rising Damp, Coronation Street), dies at 67
  • Oct 4 Jill Bennett, British actress (Lady Jane, Concrete Jungle), overdoses at 58
  • Oct 9 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
  • Oct 10 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
  • Oct 11 Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56
  • Oct 12 Max Tailleur, Dutch adjudant to Prince Bernhard and Jewish humorist, dies at 81
  • Oct 13 Hans Freudenthal, German-Dutch mathematician and director (OW&OC), dies at 85
  • Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages) dies of lung disease at 58
  • Oct 20 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
  • Oct 26 William Samuel Paley, American president and CEO of CBS (1928-90), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • Oct 27 Ugo Tognazzi, Italian comedy actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles, The Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 68
  • Oct 30 Harry Lauter, American actor (Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Waterfront), dies of heart failure at 76

Person of interestMary Martin

Nov 3 Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan), and Larry Hagman's mom, dies of cancer at 76

Actress Mary Martin
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  • Nov 3 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
  • Nov 5 Herbert Berghof, Austrian actor (Belarus File, Harry and Tonto, Target), dies of heart failure at 81
  • Nov 6 Will Kuluva, American actor (To Trap a Spy, Go Naked in World), dies at 73
  • Nov 7 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), dies at 86
  • Nov 11 Alexis Minotis [Alexandros Minotakis], Greek actor (The Merchant of Venice, King Lear), dies at 90
  • Nov 12 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
  • Nov 12 Eve Arden, American actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
  • Nov 15 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
  • Nov 21 Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
  • Nov 27 David White, American actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Nov 28 Tamara De Treaux, actress (ET), dies at 31
  • Dec 2 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), dies of kidney failure at 80
  • Dec 3 Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
  • Dec 4 Edward Binns, American actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Dec 7 Horst Bienek, German writer and director (The First Polka), dies at 60
  • Dec 7 Joan Bennett, American actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
  • Dec 7 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), dies at 67
  • Dec 8 Martin Ritt, American actor and director (The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Slugger's Wife, End of the Game), dies at 76
  • Dec 9 Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), dies at 82
  • Dec 14 Hope Sansberry, American actress (Rats are Coming), dies at 94
  • Dec 15 Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
  • Dec 15 Jean Paige, actress (Capt Blood, Black Beauty), dies
  • Dec 17 Don Draper, American actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61
  • Dec 17 Mieke Verstraete [Maria Augustina De Graef], Belgian-Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled), dies at 79
  • Dec 18 Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • Dec 19 Basil Henson, actor (Change Partners), dies of stroke at 71
  • Dec 22 Helene Stanley, actress (Carnival Story, Roar of the Crowd), dies
  • Dec 28 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
  • Dec 31 Dalton Cathey, American actor dies of AIDS at 44