On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in October 1969

  • Oct 8 Eduardo Ciannelli, Italian actor (Foreign Correspondent, Gunga Din), dies at 80

Sonja Henie

Oct 12 Sonja Henie, Norwegian figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32, 36), and actress (My Lucky Star), dies from leukemia at 57

Figure Skater and Actress Sonja Henie
Figure Skater and Actress
Sonja Henie
  • Oct 15 Rod La Rocque, American actor (Mystery Woman), dies at 70
  • Oct 28 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49