Deaths in Film & TV on October 22

  • 1918 Myrtle Gonzalez, American film and stage actress (b. 1891)
  • 1981 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
  • 1984 Napoleon Whiting, actor (Silas-Big Valley), dies at 75
  • 1986 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • 1986 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • 1987 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
  • 1989 Roland Winters [Winternitz], American actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers, Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
  • 1991 Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies
  • 1992 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • 1995 Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79
  • 2005 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (b. 1953)
  • 2006 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2009 Don Lane, American-born Australian television personality (b. 1933)
  • 2009 Soupy Sales, American comedian and television personality (b. 1926)