On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on November 26

  • 1957 Billy Bevan, Australian actor (Terror by Night, White Sin), dies at 70
  • 1965 Wild Bill Elliott [Gordon Nance], American actor (Beyond the Sacramento), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1967 Albert Warner [Abraham Albert Wonsal], American film producer (Warner Bros. Studio), dies at 83
  • 1979 Marcel L'Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), dies at 91
  • 1980 Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), commits suicide at 53
  • 1982 Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • 1985 Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
  • 1991 Dehl Berti, Chiricahua Apache actor (Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Guns of Paradise), dies of heart attack at 70
  • 1992 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • 1994 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • 1996 Michael Bentine, British author/comedian (Reluctant Jester), dies at 74

Person of interestPhilippe de Broca

2004 Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71

Film Director Philippe de Broca
Film Director
Philippe de Broca
  • 2006 Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian television comedy writer, dies at 94
  • 2008 De'Angelo Wilson, American actor (b. 1979)
  • 2010 Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
  • 2013 Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), dies from complications following surgery at 77
  • 2016 Fritz Weaver, American actor (Holocaust, Day of the Dolphin), dies at 90

Person of interestBernardo Bertolucci

2018 Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor), dies of lung cancer at 77

Director and Screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci
Director and Screenwriter
Bernardo Bertolucci