On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in September 1997

  • Sep 7 Alex Macintosh, British BBC presenter and actor (Hell Fight), dies at 72

Person of interestBurgess Meredith

Sep 9 Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), dies at 88

  • Sep 10 Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Sep 12 "Stikkan" Stig Anderson, Swedish actor, music entrepreneur and co-founder of Polar Music (ABBA), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Sep 16 Antony Kearey, television producer, dies at 77
  • Sep 16 Terence Cooper, British actor (Casino Royale), dies at 64
  • Sep 17 Red Skelton [Richard], American comedian (Red Skelton Show), dies at 84
  • Sep 21 Jennifer Holt, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Sep 23 Shirley Clarke, American film director, dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Sayed Mutawli ad Imam scholar/broadcaster-Darsh, dies at 66
  • Sep 26 Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), dies at 87