On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in 1941

  • Jan 10 Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904)
  • Mar 7 Julian Eltinge [Dalton], American vaudeville, Broadway, and silent film female impersonator star (The Crinoline Girl), dies of a suspected cerebral hemorrhage at 59
  • Mar 17 Marguerite Nichols, American actress (b. 1895)
  • May 12 Ruth Stonehouse, American silent film actress and director, dies at 48
  • Jun 10 Herschel Mayall, actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
  • Jul 29 James Stephenson, British actor (Letter, Espionage Agent, Nancy Drew), dies at 52
  • Oct 9 Helen Morgan, American singer, actress, dies of liver ailment at 41
  • Oct 26 Victor Schertzinger, American composer and director (Uptown NY), dies at 53