On This Day

Actors and Actresses Who Died in October 1994

  • Oct 1 Brad O'Hare, American actor, dies of complications of HIV/AIDS at 43
  • Oct 1 Marjorie Weaver, American actress (Michael Shayne: Private Detective, Young Mr Lincoln), dies from a stroke at 81
  • Oct 2 Harriet (Hilliard) Nelson [Peggy Lou Snyder], American singer and actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; Follow the Fleet), dies of heart failure at 85 [1]
  • Oct 3 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • Oct 3 Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor (Gunsmoke), dies from a heart attack at 87
  • Oct 3 V, comedian and actor, dies at 48
  • Oct 3 Virginia Dale, American actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • Oct 3 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), dies at 92
  • Oct 4 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • Oct 7 Paul Swift, American actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Oct 8 Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), dies at 81
  • Oct 9 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • Oct 11 Maja Bulgakova, Ukrainian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
  • Oct 17 Barbara Grigor, Scottish filmmaker and art entrepreneur, dies at 50
  • Oct 19 Martha Raye [Margaret Reed], American actress (Waikiki Wedding, Martha Raye Show), dies after illness at 78
  • Oct 20 Sergei Bondarchuk, Soviet director and actor (Destiny of a Man, War and Peace), dies of a heart attack at 74

Burt Lancaster

Oct 20 Burton "Burt" Lancaster, American actor (Spartacus, Apartment, From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • Oct 20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • Oct 23 Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), dies of cancer at 66
  • Oct 23 William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Oct 24 Raul Julia, Puerto Rican actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
  • Oct 25 Mildred Natwick, American stage and screen actress (Barefoot in the Park; She Wore a Yellow Ribbon; The House Without a Christmas Tree), dies at 89
  • Oct 25 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • Oct 26 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64
  • Oct 26 Tutta Rolf, actress (Whalers), dies at 87
  • Oct 30 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40
  • Oct 31 Jole Silvani [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies