Deaths in Film & TV on June 8

  • 1384 Kan'ami [YĆ«saki Kiyotsugu], Japanese actor, playwright, musician and co-founder of Noh drama, dies at 51
  • 1831 Sarah Kemble Siddons, English tragic actress (Fatal Marriage, Lady Macbeth), dies at 75
  • 1947 Tom O'Brien, actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56
  • 1953 Godfrey Tearle, English-American actor (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die), dies at 68
  • 1969 Robert Taylor, actor (Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57
  • 1980 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)
  • 1988 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
  • 1988 Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies
  • 1991 Bertice Reading, Dutch actress (Moon in the Gutter), dies
  • 1994 William Marshall, actor and director (Santa Fe Trail), dies at 86
  • 1996 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft), dies at 70
  • 1996 Michael Fox, actor (Amos-Falcon Crest, Skinheads), dies at 75
  • 2006 Robert Donner, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 2012 Frank Cady, American actor, dies at 96