Deaths in Film & TV on August 10

  • 1867 Ira Aldridge, famed African-American Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies at 63 [1]
  • 1928 Rex Cherryman, American actor (Camille, The Sunshine Trail, In for Thirty Days), dies from septic poisoning at 31
  • 1932 Rin Tin Tin, American Hollywood shepherd dog (Clash of the Wolves), dies at 13

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd (1886-1960)

Scottish actor and director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist, Blood on the Sun), dies at 74

  • 1973 Douglas Kennedy, American actor (Dark Passage, The Lone Ranger & the Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer at 57
  • 1974 Ivor Dean, British actor (Theatre of Death), dies at 57
  • 1974 Pedro Regas, Greek stage actor (Only Angels Have Wings, Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour), dies at 77
  • 1976 Ray "Crash" Corrigan, American actor (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), dies at 74
  • 1977 Vince Barnett, American actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75
  • 1979 John Nicholas "Dick" Foran, American actor (OK Crackerby, Fort Apache, Winners of the West), dies at 69
  • 1987 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • 1987 Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies
  • 1993 Ken England, American screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • 1995 Donald Bisset, British children book writer, illustrator (Upside Down Stories) and actor (Battle of the Sexes), dies of natural causes at 84
  • 1996 Rex Tucker, TV writer/director, dies at 83
  • 1997 Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43
  • 2007 Tony Wilson, British music personality, record label owner and radio broadcaster, dies of a heart attack at 57
  • 2012 Al Freeman Jr, American actor, dies at 78