On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in September 1978

  • Sep 8 Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Argentine film director (Monday's Child), dies at 54
  • Sep 12 Frank Ferguson, American character actor (Gus Broeberg-My Friend Flicka, Eli Carson-Peyton Place), dies of cancer at 78
  • Sep 22 Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85
  • Sep 23 Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79
  • Sep 25 Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80
  • Sep 30 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75