Deaths in Film & Television in October 1979

  • Oct 3 Claudia Jennings, playmate (Nov, 1969), dies in car crash at 29
  • Oct 8 June Nash, actress (Strange Cargo, Dynamite), dies at 68
  • Oct 12 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies from natural causes at 82
  • Oct 13 Clarence Muse, American actor, screenwriter and director (Casablanca, Black Stallion), dies at 89
  • Oct 17 John Stuart, Scottish actor (Kittie, Superman, Number Seventeen), dies at 81
  • Oct 17 S J Perelman, US humorist (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 75