Deaths in Film & Television in October 1988

  • Oct 9 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84
  • Oct 11 Bonita Granville, actress (The Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
  • Oct 11 Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90
  • Oct 11 Wayland Flowers, ventriloquist (Madame), dies of AIDS at 48
  • Oct 12 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
  • Oct 14 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
  • Oct 25 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
  • Oct 27 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
  • Oct 30 Sugar Geise, actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71
  • Oct 31 John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86