Deaths in Film & TV on November 7

  • 1713 Elizabeth Barry, English restoration actress, dies at 55
  • 1943 Dwight Frye, American actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein), dies from a heart attack at 44

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1959 Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72

  • 1972 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), dies at 55
  • 1974 Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
  • 1979 Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71
  • 1979 Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53

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1980 Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50

  • 1984 George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease
  • 1990 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), dies at 86
  • 1992 Jack Kelly, US actor (Maverick, Vega$), dies following a stroke at 65
  • 1993 Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • 1994 Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
  • 1995 John Patrick, American screenwriter and playwright (Pulitzer Prize 1954), commits suicide at 90
  • 1995 Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian, dies of heart attack at 74
  • 2001 Nida Blanca, Filipino actress (b. 1936)
  • 2004 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), dies of cancer at 87
  • 2005 Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
  • 2015 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), dies of cancer at 68