Deaths in Film & TV on October 14

  • 1959 Errol Flynn, Australian actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • 1973 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897)
  • 1976 Edith Evans, English actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88

Bing CrosbyBing Crosby (1903-1977)

American singer ("White Christmas", "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy") and actor ("Going My Way"), dies of a heart attack at 74

  • 1983 Paul Fix, American actor (Rifleman), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 1986 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • 1988 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
  • 1989 Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
  • 1993 Walter Brown Newman, American screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
  • 1996 Laura La Plante, American actress (Show Boat, Scandal) known for her work in the silent film era, dies at 91
  • 1999 Richard B Shull, American character actor (Diana, Holmes & Yoyo), dies at 70
  • 2002 Norbert Schultze, German songwriter (Lili Marleen), opera and film score composer and reformed propagandist, dies at 91
  • 2003 Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913)
  • 2004 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek actor, singer, actor, and TV game show host (Kontres - Greek Family Feud), dies of obstructive laryngitis at 54
  • 2009 "Captain" Lou Albano, American professional wrestler, 1953-69, wrestler manager (1969-95), and actor (Cyndi Lauper music videos; Super Mario Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • 2010 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58
  • 2016 Jean Alexander, English actress (Hilda Ogden on Coronation Street), dies at 90
  • 2019 Sulli [Choi Jin-ri], South Korean K-pop singer (f(x)) and actress (Fashion King), takes her own life at 25

Robbie ColtraneRobbie Coltrane (1950-2022)

Scottish comedian and BAFTA Award-winning actor (Cracker; Harry Potter films; Nuns on the Run), dies at 72