Deaths in Film & Television in September 1986

  • Sep 1 Murray Hamilton, American character actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Anatomy of a Murder), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Sep 6 Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
  • Sep 12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • Sep 15 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Patricia "Pat" Phoenix, British actress (Coronation Street, L Shaped Room), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • Sep 28 Robert Helpmann, Australian actor, choreographer and dancer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Don Quixote), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Betty Kean, actress (Amy Tucker-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69