Deaths in Film & TV on November 4

  • 1932 Belle Bennett, actress (Iron Mask), dies at 41
  • 1967 June Thorburn, British actress (Touch & Go, Children Galore), dies in plane crash at 36
  • 1975 Sheila Ryan, American actress (Song of Texas, Great Guns), dies at 54
  • 1982 Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • 1982 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), dies at 74
  • 1984 Merie Earle, American actress (Maude in The Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
  • 1992 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1994 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • 1995 Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64
  • 1995 Paul Eddington, British actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride), dies at 68
  • 1995 Edward "Eddie" Egan, American actor (The French Connection, Joe Forrester), dies of cancer at 65
  • 1997 H Richard Hornberger, surgeon (inspired M*A*S*H), dies at 73
  • 1997 Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
  • 2002 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (Yor, the Hunter from the Future), dies at 72
  • 2003 Ken Gampu, South African actor (b. 1929)
  • 2005 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • 2007 Peter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • 2010 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • 2011 Andy Rooney, American radio and television writer (b. 1919)
  • 2015 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), dies of cancer at 65