Deaths in Film & TV on October 1

  • 1955 Charles Christie, American film studio owner, dies at 75
  • 1961 Donald Cook, American actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60
  • 1965 Gareth Hughes, Welsh actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71
  • 1973 Joe Devlin, American actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 77
  • 1993 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
  • 1993 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
  • 1993 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/American actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
  • 1994 Brad O'Hare, American actor, dies of complications of HIV/AIDS at 43
  • 1994 Marjorie Weaver, American actress (Michael Shayne: Private Detective, Young Mr Lincoln), dies from a stroke at 81
  • 1995 Margaret Gorman Cahill, 1st Miss America (1921), dies at 90
  • 2001 Guy Beaulne, French Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)
  • 2003 (Greig) "Chubby" Jackson, American big band jazz double-bassist, bandleader, and TV host, dies at 84
  • 2007 Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931)
  • 2008 House Peters Jr., American actor (King of the Rocket Man), dies at 92
  • 2014 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • 2016 Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic stage and screen actress, singer, theater director, and painter, dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at 58
  • 2019 Peter Sissons, British newsreader (BBC, ITV, Question Time), dies at 77
  • 2022 Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, Japanese pro wrestler (12 x world champion; NJPW/JWA), promoter, and politician (House of Councillors, 1989-95 & 2013-19), dies at 79 [1]