Deaths in Film & TV on October 27

  • 1962 Fatso Marco, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
  • 1964 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
  • 1972 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), dies from cancer at 64
  • 1973 Allan "Rocky" Lane, American western cowboy actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder), dies from cancer at 64
  • 1980 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924)
  • 1981 John Warburton, British actor (Saratoga Trunk, King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 82
  • 1988 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
  • 1990 Ugo Tognazzi, Italian comedy actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles, The Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 68
  • 1995 Mike Dutfield, documentary producer, dies in motorcycle accident at 48
  • 1995 Susi Hush, English television producer, dies at 49
  • 1999 Lois Collier [Madelyn Earle Jones], American actress (A Night in Casablanca, Boston Blackie, Slave Girl), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 80
  • 2003 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964)
  • 2010 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • 2015 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), dies at 92