Deaths in Film & TV on October 3

  • 1890 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
  • 1929 Jeanne Eagels, actress (The Letter), dies at 35
  • 1954 Herbert Prior, British actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire), dies at 87
  • 1959 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42
  • 1965 Zachary Scott, US actor, (Southerner, Flame of Islands), dies at 51
  • 1979 Claudia Jennings, playmate (Nov, 1969), dies in car crash at 29
  • 1982 Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53
  • 1983 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
  • 1985 Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
  • 1985 Maurice Copeland, actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74
  • 1994 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • 1994 Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor (Gunsmoke), dies from a heart attack at 87
  • 1994 Harriet Nelson, American actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80
  • 1994 V, comedian and actor, dies at 48
  • 1994 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • 1994 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), dies at 92
  • 1995 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal), dies at 82
  • 1998 Roddy McDowall, English actor (b. 1928)
  • 2002 Bruce Paltrow, American television and film producer (b. 1943)
  • 2003 Florence Stanley, American actress (b. 1924)

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2004 Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

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  • 2005 Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), dies at 76