Deaths in Film & TV on October 21

  • 1777 Samuel Foote, British actor, dramatist and theatre manager (Mirror), dies at 57
  • 1906 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), dies at 55
  • 1945 Henry Armetta, Italian-American actor (The Black Cat, Bell for Adano, Big Store), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • 1965 Marie McDonald, American singer and actress known as "The Body Beautiful" (Promises Promises), dies of an accidental drug overdose at 42
  • 1966 Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95
  • 1971 Raymond Hatton, American actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer), dies of heart attack at 84
  • 2003 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), dies at 52
  • 2005 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress, shot at 16
  • 2012 Dann Cahn, American film editor, dies of natural causes at 89
  • 2015 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), dies at 79