On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on September 10

  • 1940 Edward LeSaint, American actor and director (Modern Times, The Dumb Messenger), dies at 69
  • 1942 Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63
  • 1961 Leo Carrillo, American actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid), dies at 80
  • 1965 Robert "Bobby" Jordan, American actor (Dead End Kids, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42
  • 1971 Bella Darvi [Bajla Węgier], Polish actress (The Egyptian, Hell and High Water, Racers), commits suicide at 42
  • 1971 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), dies of barbiturate overdose at 39
  • 1976 Dorothy Devore, actress (Newscast, Senor Daredevil), dies at 77
  • 1976 George Baxter, French actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), dies at 71
  • 1985 Alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23
  • 1991 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 1993 Janice Carroll, actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • 1993 Rita Karin, Polish-Latvia/American actress (Sophie's Choice), dies at 73
  • 1994 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), dies of heart attack at 92
  • 1995 Charles Denner, French actor (The Bride Wore Black, The Man Who Loved Women), dies at 69
  • 1997 Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 1998 Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)

Person of interestJane Wyman

2007 Jane Wyman, American Academy Award-winning actress (Johnny Belinda; Magnificent Obsession) and 1st wife of Ronald Reagan, dies of natural causes at 90

Actress Jane Wyman
Actress
Jane Wyman

Person of interestCliff Robertson

2011 Clifford "Cliff" Robertson, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, dies at 88

  • 2012 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), dies at 75
  • 2015 Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni, Ulysses, Sciuscià), dies at 83
  • 2017 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), dies at 96
  • 2020 Diana Rigg, English actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Game of Thrones), dies at 82