Deaths in Film & TV on November 3

  • 1958 Harry Revel, (né Glaser), Latvian-American film score composer (Sitting Pretty; Gay Divorcee), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 52
  • 1960 Paul Willis, American actor (The Little Lumberjack; Little Kaintuck), dies at 59
  • 1966 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme), dies at 58
  • 1973 Arturo de Córdova [Arturo García Rodríguez], Mexican actor (Medal for Benny), dies from a stroke at 66
  • 1973 Marc Allégret, French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • 1977 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82
  • 1983 Alfredo Antonini, Italian-American Emmy Award-winning conductor (CBS Symphony; Columbia Pan-American Orchestra), and composer (The Great City), dies during heart surgery at 82

Mary MartinMary Martin (1913-1990)

American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, dies of cancer at 76

  • 1990 Sashadhar Mukherjee, Indian film producer (Jagrit), dies at 81
  • 1990 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
  • 1992 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • 1993 John Lupton, American actor (Tom-Broken Arrow), dies at 65
  • 1993 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • 1994 Dennis C Ott, American actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • 1995 Eddie Pola [Sidney Edward Pollacsek], American radio and TV producer, and lyricist ("The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"; "I Love The Way You Say Goodnight"), dies at 88
  • 1995 John Orchard, British actor (Capone, M*A*S*H), dies at 66
  • 1997 Wally Bruner, American broadcast journalist (ABC News), and TV host (What's My Line?, 1968-72), dies at 66
  • 1998 Bob Kane, American comic artist and Batman co-creator, dies at 83
  • 1998 Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress, dancer and socialite (Young and Willing, Blonde Alibi), dies at 76
  • 1999 Ian Bannen, Scottish character actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park), dies in a car crash at 71
  • 2001 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, dies at 56
  • 2002 Jonathan Harris [Charasuchin], American stage and screen character actor (The Bill Dana Show - "Mr. Phillips"; Lost In Space - "Dr Zachary Smith"), dies at 87
  • 2004 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (Bunny Berigan; Tommy Dorsey; Bing Crosby), composer ("Oh! Look At Me Now"), and TV host (A Couple of Joes), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • 2018 Sondra Locke, American actress (The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter; Willard), and director (Impulse), dies at 74 of a heart attack while suffering from breast and bone cancer