Deaths in Film & TV on June 30

  • 1965 Bessie Barriscale, American actress (Plain Jane, Show Folks), dies at 81
  • 1968 John Gough, American actor (Smooth as Satin, In the Land of the Tortilla, Circus Kid), dies at 73
  • 1971 Herbert Biberman, Jewish American screenwriter and film director (b. 1900)
  • 1980 Virginia Brown Faire, American silent film actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies at 76
  • 1987 King Donovan, actor and director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies
  • 1992 Doug Delauder, American actor, dies at 41
  • 1993 (George) "Spanky" McFarland, American actor (Our Gang; The Little Rascals), dies suddenly at age 64
  • 1995 Gale Gordon [Charles Thomas Aldrich, Jr], American actor and comedian (Our Miss Brooks; Dennis The Menace; The Lucy Show; Here's Lucy), dies from lung cancer at 89
  • 1997 Larry O'Day, Australian wrestler, dies of cancer at 53
  • 2003 Buddy Hackett [Leonard Hacker], American comedian and actor (God's Little Acre; The Music Man; The Love Bug), dies of heart disease at 78
  • 2009 Harve Presnell, American actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 75
  • 2010 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Bobo, Big Sleep), dies at 80
  • 2010 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and K-pop, and J-pop singer, takes his own life at 32
  • 2014 Paul Mazursky, American film director and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary cardiac arrest at 84
  • 2015 Leonard Starr, American comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 89