Deaths in Film & TV on August 28

  • 1933 Helen Dunbar, American actress (b. 1863)
  • 1951 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32
  • 1964 Lumsden Hare, Irish actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess), dies at 89
  • 1969 Clarence Hennecke, American actor (The Strong Man, Murder by Television, Keystone Kops), dies at 74
  • 1983 Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
  • 1985 Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
  • 1987 John Huston, US/Irish actor and director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
  • 1988 Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
  • 1991 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
  • 1991 Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies
  • 1993 RenĂ© Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • 2005 Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914)
  • 2007 Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born American actress (b. 1929)
  • 2010 William P. Foster, notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University