Deaths in Film & TV on October 15

  • 1937 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • 1948 Edythe Chapman, American actress (b. 1863)
  • 1958 John Hamilton, American actor (Superman), dies at 61
  • 1960 Clara Kimball Young, American actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
  • 1960 Henny Porten, silent screen actress (Mother Love), dies at 70
  • 1960 Maude Eburne, actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), dies at 84
  • 1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
  • 1969 Rod La Rocque, American actor (Mystery Woman), dies at 70
  • 1977 Ralph Truman, British actor (Henry V, Treasure Island, Web of Evidence), dies at 77
  • 1981 Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies at 71
  • 1982 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies
  • 1983 Pat O'Brien, American actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces), dies of heart attack at 83
  • 1990 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages) dies of lung disease at 58
  • 1994 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor and director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82
  • 1995 Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69
  • 2006 Derek Bond, British actor (Nicholas Nickelby, Armchair Theatre), dies at 86
  • 2008 Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), dies at 81
  • 2008 Jack Narz, American TV game show host (Dotto, Video Village), dies at 85
  • 2008 Nathan Davis, American actor ( Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), dies from emphysema and pneumonia at 91
  • 2010 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), dies at 79
  • 2011 Elizabeth "Betty" Driver, British singer and actress (Coronation Street, Pardon the Expression), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • 2017 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), dies at 96