Deaths in Film & TV on June 10

  • 1941 Herschel Mayall, American silent screen actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
  • 1949 John T. McCutcheon, American cartoonist (Pulitzer Prize-1931), dies at 79
  • 1963 Anita King, American stunt driver (1st woman to drive across the US unaccompanied) and actress (Tender Loving Care), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • 1967 Frank Butler, American actor and screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), dies at 76

Spencer TracySpencer Tracy (1900-1967)

American actor (Woman of the Year, Father of the Bride), dies at 67

  • 1969 Frank Lawton, British actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray), dies at 64
  • 1971 Michael Rennie, British actor (The Day the Earth Stood Still), dies at 61
  • 1971 Virginia Eames, American actress, dies of a heart attack at 82
  • 1976 Adolph Zukor, Hungarian-American fur trader and movie producer, dies at 103
  • 1982 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of a drug overdose at 37
  • 1985 George Chandler, American actor (Fury, Lassie, The Fatal Glass of Beer), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 86
  • 1987 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (A Patch of Blue, Beguilled), commits suicide by jumping from the window of her fifth floor Pittsburgh apartment, at 43
  • 1989 Richard Quine, American actor and director (How to Murder Your Wife, Clay Pigeon), commits suicide at 68
  • 1992 Peter Von Zerneck, Hungarian actor (Foreign Affair), dies at 84
  • 1993 Alice Reinhart, American actress, dies at 83
  • 1993 Les Dawson, English Comedian (The Les Dawson Show), dies at 62
  • 1993 Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), shoots himself at 77
  • 1996 (Catherine) Jo Van Fleet, American Tony and Academy Award-winning actress (The Trip To Bountiful; East of Eden; Cool Hand Luke), dies at 81 [or 80, birth date disputed]
  • 2007 Augie Auer, American-New Zealand meteorologist and television presenter, dies at 67
  • 2009 Tenniel Evans, British actor and clergyman (10 Rillington Place, My Brother's Keeper), dies at 83
  • 2019 Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), dies at 81
  • 2019 Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer (Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy), dies of cancer at 76