On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in 1930

  • Feb 23 Mabel Normand [Muriel Fortescue], American silent-film actress, director and comedienne (Mickey), dies of tuberculosis at 35
  • Jul 2 Andres Randolf, Danish-American actor (Love of Sunya, Dangerous Curves, The Kiss), dies at 59
  • Aug 26 Leonidas "Lon" Chaney, American actor nicknamed "the man of a 1000 faces" (The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera), dies after long illness at 47
  • Sep 15 Milton Sills, American actor (The Sea Hawk), dies from a heart attack at 48
  • Oct 24 Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor and director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
  • Dec 27 William Courtleigh, Canadian actor (The Birth of Character, Ashes, The Nightingale), dies at 63