On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in October 1955

  • Oct 1 Charles Christie, American film studio owner, dies at 75
  • Oct 2 O B Clarence, English actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies at 85
  • Oct 9 Alice Joyce, actress (Song O' My Heart), dies at 65
  • Oct 15 Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese film score composer (Rashomon; Seven Samurai), dies of tuberculosis at 41
  • Oct 19 John Hodiak, American actor (Battleground, A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat), dies from coronary thrombosis at 41