Deaths in Film & Television in October 1961

  • Oct 1 Donald Cook, American actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60
  • Oct 11 Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74
  • Oct 13 Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia) American filmmaker dies of a brain hemorrhage aged 44
  • Oct 18 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (b. 1892)