Deaths in Film & Television in October 1952

  • Oct 20 Basil Radford, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Whiskey Galore, Night Train), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • Oct 23 Susan Peters, actress (Random Harvest), dies at 31

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Oct 26 Hattie McDaniel, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Mammy-Gone With the Wind), dies of breast cancer at 57