On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in November 1980

  • Nov 2 Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies
  • Nov 6 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77

Person of interestSteve McQueen

Nov 7 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), dies of a heart attack after surgery at 50

  • Nov 9 Carmel Myers, American actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
  • Nov 9 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), dies from accidental asphyxiation at 65
  • Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37
  • Nov 22 Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77

Person of interestMae West

Nov 22 Mae West, actress (She Done Him Wrong), dies in Hollywood at 87

Actress Mae West
Actress
Mae West
  • Nov 24 George Raft, American actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 79
  • Nov 26 Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), commits suicide at 53