Deaths in Film & Television in October 1990

  • Oct 1 Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies
  • Oct 4 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67
  • Oct 4 Jill Bennett, actress (Skull, Hawks), dies of undisclosed causes at 58
  • Oct 9 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
  • Oct 10 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
  • Oct 11 Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56
  • Oct 12 Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies
  • Oct 13 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
  • Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages) dies of lung disease at 58
  • Oct 20 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
  • Oct 26 William Samuel Paley, American president and CEO of CBS (1928-90), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • Oct 27 Ugo Tognazzi actor and director (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 68
  • Oct 30 Henry Lauter, actor (Tarzan's Fight), dies