On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in June 1980

  • Jun 7 Richard Bonnelli, actor (Enter Madame), dies
  • Jun 8 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)
  • Jun 12 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
  • Jun 18 Terence Fisher, English film director (Hammer Films), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamlet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), dies at 83
  • Jun 23 Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies
  • Jun 28 Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81
  • Jun 28 Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress and politician (Nixon's 1st opponent for the United States Senate in 1950), dies at 79
  • Jun 30 Virginia Brown Faire, American silent film actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies at 76