On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on October 25

  • 1933 Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
  • 1957 Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73
  • 1959 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
  • 1964 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
  • 1968 Rudolf Forster, Austrian actor (Threepenny Opera), dies at 83
  • 1971 Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor and director (Wilton's Zoo; Little Rascal), dies at 82
  • 1975 Frank Puglia, Italian actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83
  • 1984 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
  • 1986 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 67
  • 1987 Cecil Brown, American war correspondent (worked closely with Edward R. Murrow during WW II), dies at 80
  • 1988 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
  • 1991 Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
  • 1993 Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • 1994 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 89 (b. 1905)
  • 1994 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • 1995 David Healy, American-born actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies following a heart operation at 66
  • 1995 Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 74

Person of interestRichard Harris

2002 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 2004 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65
  • 2010 Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2011 Anna van Beers [Graeve], Dutch actress (A Woman like Eve, Diary of a Hooker), dies at 95
  • 2013 Marcia Wallace, American actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), dies from pneumonia at 70
  • 2013 Nigel Davenport, British actor (Without a Clue, Masada), dies at 85
  • 2017 Jack Bannon, American actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), dies at 77