Deaths in Film & TV on September 1

  • 1912 Samuel "Sam" van Beem, Flemish actor (Fanfan la Tulipe), dies at 62
  • 1945 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
  • 1955 Philip Loeb, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 61
  • 1957 Helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83
  • 1967 James Dunn, American actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), dies at 61
  • 1969 Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71
  • 1977 Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76
  • 1979 Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81
  • 1981 Ann Harding, actress (When Ladies Meet, Devotion), dies
  • 1984 Howland Chamberlin, actor (Force of Evil, Pickup), dies at 73
  • 1985 Jay Youngblood, American wrestler (b. 1955)
  • 1986 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63
  • 1991 Mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
  • 1992 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • 1994 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 2005 Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)
  • 2008 Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (b. 1940)
  • 2009 Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (b. 1974)

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2013 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

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  • 2015 Dean Jones, American actor (Company, The Love Bug), dies at 84
  • 2016 Jon Polito, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide), dies at 65
  • 2017 Novella Nelson, American actress (Antwone Fisher, Purlie, Chiefs), dies at 78