Deaths in Film & TV on June 26

  • 1948 Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (Sa Kabukiran), murdered by former co-star Narding Anzures at 24
  • 1965 Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56
  • 1967 Françoise Dorléac, French actress (b. 1942)
  • 1973 Ernest Truex, American actor (Fluffy, Scared, His Girl Friday, Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers), dies at 83
  • 1982 Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • 1982 Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82
  • 1983 Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 82
  • 1991 Paul Andor, actor (Mad Lover, Enemy of Women), dies
  • 1992 Geert Vissers, Dutch TV host (Gay Dating Show), dies
  • 1992 Phil Rubenstein, American actor (Tango & Cash, Robocop), dies
  • 1992 Herman Rohde, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • 1993 Willy C of Hemert, director/(text)poet (Small Truth), dies at 81
  • 1994 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • 2000 Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 2001 Soccer (dog actor) (b. 1988)
  • 2002 Dolores Gray [Sylvia Dolores Finkelstein], American singer and actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), dies at 78
  • 2004 Yash Johar, Indian film producer (b. 1929)
  • 2011 Edith Fellows, American actress (Pennies From Heaven, She Married Her Boss), dies at 88
  • 2012 Nora Ephron, American author/screenwriter, dies from pneumonia at 71