On This Day

Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1917

  • Jul 2 Herbert Beerbohm Tree, British actor and theatre manager (King John, Trilby), dies at 64
  • Oct 13 Florence La Badie, American silent film actress, dies of injuries from automobile accident at 29
  • Oct 17 Maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59
  • Dec 17 Frank Gotch, American professional wrestler, dies at 40