On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in August 2010

  • Aug 1 Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director, dies at 100
  • Aug 7 Manon Alving, Dutch actress (The Assault, Short American), dies at 87

Person of interestPatricia Neal

Aug 8 Patricia Neal, American actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses) and wife of Roald Dahl, dies at 84

Actress Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
  • Aug 12 Paul Ryan Rudd, American stage and screen actor, dies at 70
  • Aug 13 Lance Cade, American pro wrestler (WWE Tag Team Champion [with Trevor Murdoch] 2005), dies from accidental drug overdose at 29
  • Aug 14 Abbey Lincoln [Anna Wooldridge], African-American civil rights activist, jazz vocalist, songwriter and actress (Nothing But a Man), dies at 80
  • Aug 15 James J. Kilpatrick, American newspaper journalist and columnist (60 Minutes), dies at 89
  • Aug 21 Nancy Dolman, Canadian actress and comedienne (b. 1950)
  • Aug 24 Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director, dies at 46
  • Aug 27 Luna Vachon, Professional Wrestler (b. 1962)
  • Aug 28 William P. Foster, notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University
  • Aug 30 Alain Corneau, French filmmaker (b. 1943)