Deaths in Film & TV on November 1

  • 1926 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor and director (Krates), dies at 72
  • 1961 Joan McCracken, actress (Claudie The Story of a Marriage), dies at 38
  • 1967 Benita Hume, British actress (Tarzan Escapes, High Treason, Halls of Ivy), dies at 61
  • 1974 Ralf Harolde, American actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off), dies at 75
  • 1975 Doro Merande, actress (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 77
  • 1975 Jacki Ray, actor (In Like Flint), dies at 58
  • 1975 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian poet/author/director, murdered at 53
  • 1976 Oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in the City), dies at 58
  • 1982 James Broderick, actor (Doug-Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • 1982 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), dies of a heart ailment at 88
  • 1985 Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73
  • 1999 Jean Coutu, Canadian actor (b. 1925)
  • 2000 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • 2005 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2006 Adrienne Shelly, American actress and director (The Unbelievable Truth), murdered at 40
  • 2007 S. Ali Raza, Bollywood Screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 2010 Charlie O'Donnell, American television announcer (b. 1932)
  • 2015 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), dies at 73