On This Day

Year 1993 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

Deaths 101 - 200 of 202

  • Jul 12 Gusti Huber, Austrian American actress, (The Diary of Anne Frank), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 12 Lily van Lugt Melsert, Dutch actress (Tomorrow will be better), dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Robert Strong, American actor, dies at 87
  • Jul 15 David Brian, American actor (Accused of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), dies at 78
  • Jul 18 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • Jul 18 Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Jul 21 Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56
  • Jul 21 Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53
  • Jul 24 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)
  • Jul 25 Nan Grey [Eschal Miller], American actress (Three Smart Girls, Dracula's Daughters), dies of heart failure on her 75th birthday
  • Jul 26 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Jul 28 Herbert Joeks [Herman Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo de clown), dies at 77
  • Jul 30 Jay Scott [Jeffrey Scott Beaven], US/Canada movie critic, dies at 43
  • Aug 3 James Donald, Scottish actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings, In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies of stomach cancer at 76
  • Aug 4 Bernard Barrow, American actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving), dies at 65
  • Aug 8 Harry Bellaver, American actor (Another World, Naked City), dies at 88
  • Aug 8 Roy London, American actor and director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • Aug 10 Ken England, American screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Aug 12 Jerome Thor, American actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
  • Aug 16 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), dies of cancer at 80
  • Aug 16 Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 19 Jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Utpal Dutt, Indian actor and director (Manusher Adhikar), dies at 64
  • Aug 20 Sydney Arnold, British comic actor (The Meaning of Life, Top Secret!, Miss Jones & Son), dies at 93
  • Aug 22 Don Getz, American filmmaker (Playpoint), dies at 50
  • Aug 23 Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42
  • Aug 27 Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71
  • Aug 28 RenĂ© Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • Aug 29 Dorian Corey, American actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 30 Richard Jordan, American actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • Sep 2 Eric Berry, English/American actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • Sep 3 Leon Liebgold, Polish American actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • Sep 4 Clyde Adler, American writer and voice actor (Soupy Sales Show - "White Fang"; "Black Tooth"), dies at 67
  • Sep 4 HervĂ© Villechaize, French-American actor (Fantasy Island - Ze plane! Ze plane!), shoots self to death at 50
  • Sep 5 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
  • Sep 9 David Tendlar, animator (Betty Boop), dies
  • Sep 10 Janice Carroll, actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 10 Rita Karin, Polish-Latvia/American actress (Sophie's Choice), dies at 73
  • Sep 12 Charles Lamont, actor and director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • Sep 12 Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60
  • Sep 12 Raymond Burr, Canadian-American actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla), dies of liver cancer at 76
  • Sep 19 Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
  • Sep 20 Leonard Parkin, British TV host (ITN), dies at 64
  • Sep 21 Fernand Ledoux, Belgian/French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96
  • Sep 21 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Best Thing in Life), dies at 34
  • Sep 23 William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53
  • Sep 24 Zita Johann, Hungarian/American actress (Mummy), dies at 89
  • Sep 30 Gordon Douglas, actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • Sep 30 Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72
  • Oct 1 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/American actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
  • Oct 1 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
  • Oct 1 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
  • Oct 2 William Berger, Austrian American actor (Face to Face, Adventure of Hercules), dies of prostate cancer at 65
  • Oct 5 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Oct 7 Cyril Cusack, South African actor (Day of the Jackal, Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Nelson, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), dies at 63
  • Oct 12 Leon Ames, American actor (Mister Ed, Father of the Bride), dies from a stroke at 91
  • Oct 13 Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
  • Oct 14 Walter Brown Newman, American screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
  • Oct 18 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Oct 20 Maurice Dolbier, American actor and author (Nowhere Near Everest; The Bus That Nobody Loved), dies at 81
  • Oct 24 Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54
  • Oct 25 Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), dies of lung cancer at 82

Person of interestFederico Fellini

Oct 31 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

Oct 31 River Phoenix, American actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

  • Nov 3 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John Lupton, American actor (Tom-Broken Arrow), dies at 65
  • Nov 7 Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • Nov 10 Wensley Pithey, South-African actor (Oliver!, The Saint, Little Women), dies at 79
  • Nov 12 Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
  • Nov 13 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 15 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 18 Fritz Feld, German actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus, Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Revier, actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
  • Nov 21 Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50

Person of interestBill Bixby

Nov 21 Bill Bixby, American actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
  • Nov 25 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • Nov 28 Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
  • Nov 28 Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, dies of cancer at 75
  • Dec 2 Cal Tinney, American comedian and actor (The Missouri Traveler, Stop Me If You Heard This One), dies at 85
  • Dec 3 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
  • Dec 4 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Hot Rats), dies from prostate cancer at 52
  • Dec 6 Dominic "Don" Ameche, American actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Dec 6 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Dec 8 Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • Dec 11 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian/French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • Dec 12 Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58

Person of interestMyrna Loy

Dec 14 Myrna Loy [Williams], American actress (The Great Ziegfeld, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 16 Moses Gunn, American actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft) who co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company (The Blacks, The Poison Tree), dies of asthma at 64
  • Dec 17 Janet Margolin, American actress (Annie Hall), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
  • Dec 18 Sam Wanamaker, American-English actor (Private Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Dec 22 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies of cardiac arrest at 76
  • Dec 23 Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom, actress, shot to death at about 92
  • Dec 24 Norman Vincent Peale, American clergyman, broadcaster (The Art Of Living), and author (The Power of Positive Thinking), dies at 95
  • Dec 26 Jeff Morrow [Leslie Irving Morrow], American actor (Robe, Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), dies at 86
  • Dec 28 Alfonso Balcazar, Spanish film director, dies at 67
  • Dec 28 Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67