On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in October 1986

  • Oct 5 Hal B. Wallis [Aaron Blum Wolowicz], American movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park), dies at 87
  • Oct 7 Cheryl Crawford, American actress and producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon), dies at 84
  • Oct 14 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • Oct 22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Oct 22 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Oct 25 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 67
  • Oct 29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)