Deaths in Film & TV on August 26

  • 1915 John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863)
  • 1930 Lon Chaney, American actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47
  • 1946 Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887)
  • 1963 Larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67
  • 1966 Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67
  • 1968 Kay Francis, American actress (Charley's Aunt, False Madonna), dies of cancer at 63
  • 1975 Cullen Landis, American actor (Soul of the Beast), dies at 80
  • 1976 Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Peyton Place), dies at 65
  • 1977 Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34
  • 1978 Charles Boyer, French actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78
  • 1980 Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71
  • 1980 Rosa Albach-Retty, German actress (b. 1874)
  • 1983 Mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer
  • 1984 Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
  • 1986 Ted Knight [Tadeus Konopka], American actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62
  • 1994 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54
  • 2005 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 2007 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (b. 1935)
  • 2015 P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, English poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84