Deaths in Film & Television in June 1987

  • Jun 3 Will Sampson, actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54
  • Jun 9 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies
  • Jun 9 Madge Kennedy, actress (Marrying Kind, 3 Bad Sisters), dies
  • Jun 10 Elizabeth Hartman, actress (Fixer, Patch of Blue), dies at 45

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Jun 13 Geraldine Page, American actress (Blue & Gray, Trip to Bountiful), dies at 62

  • Jun 21 Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)

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Jun 22 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

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  • Jun 24 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71
  • Jun 30 King Donovan, actor and director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies