On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on February 10

  • 1958 Billy Vine, actor (54th Street Revue), dies at 42
  • 1983 Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), dies at 80
  • 1984 David Von Erich, professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • 1986 Brian Aherne, British actor (I Confess, Titanic, Juarez), dies at 83
  • 1992 Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • 1992 Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • 2000 Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2001 Lewis Arquette, American actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), dies at 65
  • 2003 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, dies at 44
  • 2004 Guy Provost, Quebec actor (b. 1925)
  • 2007 Ned Austin, American character actor (b. 1925)
  • 2007 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • 2008 Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), dies at 75
  • 2011 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • 2013 W. Watts Biggers, American novelist and animator, dies at 85

Person of interestShirley Temple

2014 Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat, famous 1930s child star (Bright Eyes, Heidi), dies of natural causes at 85

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • 2019 Jan-Michael Vincent, actor (Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie), dies of cardiac arrest at 74
  • 2020 Claire Bret├ęcher, French cartoonist (Les Frustr├ęs), dies at 79