Deaths in Film & Television in October 1980

  • Oct 6 Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink, Carry On films), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Oct 6 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies
  • Oct 10 William "Billie" Thomas, American actor (Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • Oct 27 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924)
  • Oct 28 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63