On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in October 1966

  • Oct 6 Sydney Chatton, English actress (Once Upon a Horse), dies of heart attack at 48
  • Oct 13 Clifton Webb [Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck], American actor (Razor's Edge, Laura), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Oct 16 George O'Hara, American silent era screenwriter and actor (The Sea Beast, The Grapes of Wrath), dies at 67
  • Oct 17 Soledad Jiménez, Spanish actress (Kid Galahad, The Phantom of the Range), dies at 92
  • Oct 18 Bill Nestell, American actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Oct 21 Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95
  • Oct 23 Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
  • Oct 29 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83