Deaths in Film & Television in September 1959

  • Sep 6 Edmund Gwenn, English actor (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 81
  • Sep 6 Kay Kendall, British actress (Genevieve), dies of leukemia at 32
  • Sep 11 Paul Douglas, American actor (Adventure Theater, Clash by Night), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • Sep 14 Wayne Morris, actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45
  • Sep 20 Olin Howlin, American actor (Gone with the Wind, Them!, Circus Boy), dies at 73
  • Sep 22 Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), dies at 53
  • Sep 25 Helen Broderick, comedienne/actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies
  • Sep 28 Gerard Hoffnung, German-born British artist/humorist/musician, dies at 34
  • Sep 29 Harold Huber, actor (I Cover Times Square), dies at 49
  • Sep 30 Taylor Holmes, American actor (Sleeping Beauty, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 81