Deaths in Film & TV on July 9

  • 1927 John Drew Jr., American Shakespearean actor (The Big Bonanza), dies at 73
  • 1948 James Baskett, American actor (Song of the South) 1st African American male to receive an Oscar, dies from diabetes at 44
  • 1961 Alan Marshal, Australian actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • 1963 Frank Mayo, American silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters), dies of a heart attack at 77
  • 1967 Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77
  • 1968 John Indrisano, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 62
  • 1969 Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51
  • 1985 Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1990 Howard Duff, actor (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 76 of a heart attack
  • 1992 Eric Savareid, News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • 1993 Will Rogers Jr, American Politician (Rep-D), actor (Boy from Oklahoma), commits suicide at 81
  • 1995 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47
  • 1996 Christopher Casson, actor (Educating Rita, Zardoz), dies at 84
  • 1996 Melvin Mouron Belli, attorney/actor (Star Trek), dies at 88
  • 2000 Doug Fisher, English actor (b. 1941)

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2002 Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), dies of pneumonia at 77

  • 2004 Isabel Sanford, American actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), dies at 86 (b. 1917)
  • 2005 Kevin Hagen, American actor (b.1928)
  • 2007 Charles Lane, American actor (b. 1905)

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2014 Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), dies from complications of meningioma and osteoporosis at 92

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
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