Deaths in Film & TV on June 3

  • 1963 Paul Maxey, American actor (The Narrow Margin, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies from a heart attack at 56
  • 1966 Alice Calhoun, American silent film actress (Flowing Gold; Between Friends; Pampered Youth), and movie theater owner, dies of cancer at 65
  • 1973 Dory Funk, professional wrestler (b. 1919)
  • 1975 Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies from cancer at 69

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini (1906-1977)

Italian film director (General della Rovere, Open City), dies at 71

  • 1983 Miroslav "Standa" Bares, Czech-Dutch actress (Te Gkek Om Los te Lopen), dies at 60
  • 1983 Nanna [Rafi Khawar], Pakistani actor and comedian, commits suicide at 41
  • 1986 Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), dies at 81
  • 1986 Patricia Wheel, American actress (Christine-Woman to Remember), dies at 42
  • 1987 Will Sampson, American Muscogee actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54
  • 1990 Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), dies from cancer at 77
  • 1991 Andy Milligan, American director and screenwriter (Sweeney Todd), dies of AIDS at 62
  • 1991 Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress and director (Resurrection), dies at 92
  • 1992 Robert Morley, British actor (Marie Antoinette, The Young Ones, How the Other Half Loves), dies at 84
  • 1993 Bob Fitzsimmons, American NY radio DJ (WNEW AM/WABC AM/WHN AM), dies at 53
  • 1995 Dilys Powell, British film critic, dies at 93
  • 1995 Estelle Brody, American silent film actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94
  • 1996 Peter Glenville, English actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82
  • 1997 Dennis James, American television personality (b. 1917)
  • 1998 Poul Bundgaard, Danish comic actor (Olsen-banden films) and operetta singer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1958-73), dies at 75
  • 2001 Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), dies from complications of throat cancer at 86
  • 2005 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), dies at 97
  • 2009 David Carradine, American actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), dies at 72
  • 2010 Rue McClanahan, American actress (The Golden Girls), dies at 76
  • 2011 James Arness, American actor (Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won), dies of natural causes at 88
  • 2017 Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954, 56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), dies at 87
  • 2019 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, dies at 84