On This Day

Year 2006 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 7 Robert Earl Jones, American actor (The Sting, Witness, Sleepaway Camp), dies of natural causes at 96
  • Sep 8 Frank Middlemass, British actor (Heart Beat, As Time Goes By, Oliver Twist), dies at 87
  • Sep 9 Gérard Brach, French screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Sep 11 Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Sep 14 Miklós "Mickey" Hargitay, Hungarian-American actor, bodybuilder and the 1955 Mr. Universe, dies from multiple myeloma at 80
  • Sep 14 Esme Melville, Australian actress (b. 1918)
  • Sep 15 Raymond Baxter, British television presenter (b. 1922)
  • Sep 15 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • Sep 19 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  • Sep 20 Sven Nykvist, Swedish cinematographer (Cries and Whispers), dies at 83
  • Sep 22 Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
  • Sep 23 Sir Malcolm Arnold, British trumpeter, and classical and film score composer (The Bridge On The River Kwai), dies at 84
  • Sep 26 Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), dies at 90
  • Oct 2 Tamara Dobson, American actress (b. 1947)
  • Oct 2 Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), dies at 73
  • Oct 4 Tom Bell, English actor on stage, television and film (b. 1933)
  • Oct 5 Jennifer Moss, English Actress (b. 1945)
  • Oct 6 Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)
  • Oct 12 Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (b. 1919)
  • Oct 15 Derek Bond, British actor (Nicholas Nickelby, Armchair Theatre), dies at 86
  • Oct 16 Ross Davidson, British actor (b. 1949)
  • Oct 16 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
  • Oct 17 Daniel Emilfork, French actor (b. 1924)
  • Oct 17 Christopher Glenn, American newscaster (b. 1938)
  • Oct 19 James Glennon, American cinematographer, dies at 64
  • Oct 19 Phyllis Kirk [Kirkegaard], American actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), dies at 79

Person of interestJane Wyatt

Oct 20 Jane Wyatt, American actress (Father Knows Best), dies at 96

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt
  • Oct 22 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 84
  • Oct 22 Richard Mayes, British actor (Doctor Who, Emmerdale), dies of a stroke at 83
  • Nov 1 Adrienne Shelly, American actress and director (The Unbelievable Truth), murdered at 40
  • Nov 1 Bettye Ackerman, American actress (Maggie Graham-Ben Casey), dies at 82
  • Nov 8 Basil Poledouris, American film score composer, dies of cancer at 61
  • Nov 9 Ed Bradley, American journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), dies of complications from lymphocytic leukemia at 65
  • Nov 10 Diana Coupland, British comedy actress (b. 1932)
  • Nov 10 Jack Palance [Vladimir Palahniuk], American actor (City Slickers, Contempt, Batman), dies of natural causes at 87
  • Nov 11 Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (Home and Away), dies at 32
  • Nov 15 Ana Carolina Reston, Brazilian model (b. 1985)
  • Nov 17 Ruth Brown, American actress and singer sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B" (So Long, Teardrops from My Eyes), dies at 78

Person of interestRobert Altman

Nov 20 Robert Altman, American screenwriter, producer and director (The Player, M*A*S*H, Nashville), dies of complications from leukemia at 81

Film Director Robert Altman
Film Director
Robert Altman
  • Nov 23 Philippe Noiret, French actor (Nuovo cinema Paradiso, Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino), dies at 76
  • Nov 24 Phyllis Fraser [Helen Brown Nichols], American actress, journalist, and co-founder of Beginner Books, dies following a fall at 90
  • Nov 24 Robert McFerrin, Sr., American operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1955-58; singing voice for Sidney Poitier in film "Porgy and Bess"), dies at 85
  • Nov 25 Phyllis Fraser, American actress and children's book publisher (b. 1916)
  • Nov 26 Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
  • Nov 28 Lyubov Polishchuk, Russian actress (b. 1949)
  • Dec 1 Claude Jade, French actress (Stolen Kisses), dies at 58
  • Dec 3 Len Sutton, American auto racer and broadcaster (Indianapolis 500 1962 runner-up), dies from cancer at 81
  • Dec 4 James Kim, American television personality (b. 1971)

Person of interestPeter Boyle

Dec 12 Peter Boyle, American actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 71

  • Dec 13 Keith Larsen, American actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle), dies at 82
  • Dec 14 Mike Evans, American actor, dies at 57
  • Dec 15 Henny Alma [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange), dies at 83
  • Dec 16 Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1940)
  • Dec 17 Timmie Rogers, American comedian (The Jackie Gleason Show), actor and singer-songwriter (Back to School Again; I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya), dies at 91
  • Dec 22 Phillip Pine, American actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground), dies at 86
  • Dec 23 Charlie Drake [Charles Springall], English comedian, dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet and comedian (b. 1961)
  • Dec 27 Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley and Chairman of the Board of Governors of BBC (1986-96), dies at 83