Deaths in Film & TV on October 10

  • 1940 Berton Churchill, Canadian-American actor (I'm Nobody's Sweetheart Now), dies at 63
  • 1964 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
  • 1968 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71
  • 1977 Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (b. 1930)
  • 1980 William "Billie" Thomas, American actor (Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49

Person of interestRalph Richardson

1983 Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80

Person of interestOrson Welles

1985 Orson Welles, American actor and director (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), dies of a heart attack at 70

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

Person of interestYul Brynner

1985 Yul Brynner, Russian-Swiss actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments), dies of cancer at 65

  • 1990 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
  • 1991 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
  • 1992 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • 2002 Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (b. 1948)

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

2004 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), dies of an adverse reaction to an antibiotic at 52