On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on November 27

  • 1931 Lya De Putti [Amália Putti], Hungarian silent film actress, known for portraying vamp characters, dies at 34
  • 1932 Evelyn Preer, African-American actress (Homesteader, Spider's Webs), dies at 36
  • 1949 Tom Walls, British actor and producer (A Cuckoo in the Nest, Undercover), dies at 66
  • 1959 Gérard Philipe, French actor (Caligula, Devil in the Flesh), dies of cancer at 36
  • 1965 Harry Harvey Sr, actor (It's a Man's World), dies at 64
  • 1967 Cameron Prud'Homme, actor (Rainmaker), dies after long illness at 75
  • 1981 Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies of cancer at 83
  • 1986 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61
  • 1988 Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
  • 1988 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 1990 David White, American actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
  • 1999 Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2005 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), dies at 86
  • 2007 Bill Moor [William Hendrickson Moor III], American actor (Kramer vs. Kramer, The Devil's Advocate, Hanky Panky), dies at 76
  • 2011 Ken Russell, British film director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic), dies at 84
  • 2013 Lewis Collins, British actor, dies from cancer at 67

Person of interestStephen Hillenburg

2018 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), dies of ALS syndrome at 51

Cartoonist and Voice Actor Stephen Hillenburg
Cartoonist and Voice Actor
Stephen Hillenburg