Deaths in Film & TV on October 20

  • 1942 May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84
  • 1952 Basil Radford, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Whiskey Galore, Night Train), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • 1959 Werner Krauss, German actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 (b. 1884)
  • 1970 Patrick Wymark [Cheeseman], British actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1989 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), dies from liver cancer at 76
  • 1990 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
  • 1993 Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81

Person of interestBurt Lancaster

1994 Burton "Burt" Lancaster, American actor (Spartacus, Apartment, From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • 1994 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • 1994 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor and director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • 1995 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53
  • 1995 Jack Rose, screenwriter, dies at 83
  • 2002 Barbara Berjer, American actress (b. 1920)
  • 2002 Bernard Fresson, French actor (b. 1931)
  • 2003 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), dies at 82
  • 2003 Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, dies at 79

Person of interestJane Wyatt

2006 Jane Wyatt, American actress (Father Knows Best), dies at 96

Actress Jane Wyatt
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Jane Wyatt
  • 2014 Lili Carati, Miss Italy 1975 and actress (Alcove), dies at 58