On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on November 6

  • 1937 Johnston Forbes-Robertson, British actor and theatre director (Kathleen), dies at 84
  • 1975 Annette Kellermann, Australian swimmer, silent-film actress (A Daughter of the Gods; Venus Of The South Seas), and author, dies at 87
  • 1978 Flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
  • 1980 Mary Michael, American actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
  • 1985 Joel Crothers, American actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1985 Sanjeev Kumar [Harihar Jariwala], Indian Bollywood actor (Angoor, Dastak, Koshish), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • 1988 John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), dies of kidney failure at 74
  • 1989 Yusaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (Detective Story), dies of cancer at 40
  • 1990 Will Kuluva, American actor (To Trap a Spy, Go Naked in World), dies at 73

Person of interestGene Tierney

1991 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor's Edge), dies of emphysema at 70

Actress Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
  • 1995 Aneta Corsaut, American actress, (The Andy Griffith Show), dies at 62
  • 1998 Marcel Gauthier [Sky Low Low], Canadian wrestler, dies at 70
  • 2003 Crash Holly [Michael Lockwood], American professional wrestler, dies at 32
  • 2003 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor, dies of a heart attack at 41
  • 2004 Fred Dibnah, English steeplejack and television personality, dies at 66
  • 2004 Robert Lang, English actor (Night Watch), dies at 70
  • 2005 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • 2005 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer, dies at 90
  • 2007 Hilda Braid, English actress ( Eastenders), dies at 78
  • 2009 Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (Dark Shadows), dies at 77
  • 2012 Clive Dunn, British actor (Dad's Army, The Avengers), dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • 2014 Carole Mathews [Jean Deifel], American actress (The Californians, Swamp Women), dies at 94
  • 2019 Robert Freeman, English photo-journalist and graphic designer (early Beatles album art and film posters), dies of pneumonia at 82 [1]