Deaths in Film & TV on October 28

  • 1905 Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies
  • 1939 Alice Brady, American actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46
  • 1969 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
  • 1973 Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883)
  • 1980 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
  • 1991 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
  • 1996 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
  • 1997 Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • 1998 James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter) dies of a heart attack at 71
  • 2000 Lída Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914)
  • 2002 Margaret Booth, American film editor (b. 1898)
  • 2005 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • 2010 James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959)