Deaths in Film & TV on October 5

  • 1933 Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35
  • 1934 Jean Vigo, French actor and director (Zero For Conduct, L'Atlante), dies of complications from tuberculosis at 29
  • 1976 Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46
  • 1981 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
  • 1981 Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48
  • 1984 Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • 1993 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • 1995 Linda Gary, American voice actress (b. 1944)
  • 1997 Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71
  • 1997 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 1997 Andrew Keir, Scottish character actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt, Catholics), dies at 71
  • 2003 Denis Quilley, English actor (b. 1927)

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2004 Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (Caddyshack), dies at 82

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  • 2006 Jennifer Moss, English Actress (b. 1945)
  • 2010 Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939)
  • 2011 Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2015 Chantal Akerman, Belgium film director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), dies at 65