Deaths in Film & TV on June 9

  • 1912 Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian actor and playwright (O Noapte Furtunoasa), dies at 60
  • 1929 Lewis Bennison, American actor, dies at 44
  • 1939 Owen Moore, Irish actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52

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1958 Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53

  • 1962 Henry Kendall, British director and actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich & Strange), dies from a heart attack at 65
  • 1971 Harold Lloyd Jr, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 40
  • 1974 Phillip Tead, American actor (The Front Page, Lightnin', Fighting Blade), dies at 80
  • 1976 Sybil Thorndike, actress (Melba, Major Barbara), dies at 93
  • 1978 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • 1981 Russell Hayden, actor (Hidden Gold, Apache Chief, Justice), dies
  • 1982 Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
  • 1987 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies
  • 1987 Madge Kennedy, actress (Marrying Kind, 3 Bad Sisters), dies
  • 1989 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1991 Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88
  • 1993 Alexis Smith, dancer/actress (Follies), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1997 Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71
  • 2014 Rik Mayall, English actor & comedian, dies from cardiac arrest at 56
  • 2017 Adam West, American actor (Batman, Last Precinct), dies from leukemia at 88