Deaths in Film & TV on July 26

  • 1969 Raymond Walburn, American actor (Christmas in July), dies after illness at 81
  • 1970 Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), dies at 81
  • 1975 Leigh Whipper, American actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies at 98
  • 1977 Hans-Otto Borgmann, German film score composer under the Third Reich, dies at 75
  • 1980 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), dies of cancer at 59
  • 1982 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54

Ed GeinEd Gein (1906-1984)

American serial killer who was the inspiration for the films "Psycho" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", dies of lung cancer at 77

  • 1993 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • 1994 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), dies of cancer at 67
  • 1995 Eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies
  • 1995 Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Spanish actor and publicist (Last Judgement), dies at 70
  • 2005 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)
  • 2007 John Normington, English actor (b. 1937)
  • 2017 June Foray, American voice actress (Rocky the Flying Squirrel; Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who), dies at 99
  • 2019 Russi Taylor, American voice actress (6th Minnie Mouse, 1986-2019), dies at 75
  • 2021 Rick Aiello, American character actor (Officer Long- Do the Right Thing), dies of pancreatic cancer at 65