Deaths in Film & TV on September 11

  • 1822 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor, comedist, translator, editor of humour magazines, dies at 54
  • 1926 Matsunosuke Onoe [Tsuruzo Nakamura], Japanese actor (Araki Mataemon, Yajîkita: zenpen), Japanese actor, dies at 50
  • 1959 Paul Douglas, American actor (Adventure Theater; Clash by Night), dies from a heart attack at 52
  • 1966 Charlie Cantor, American radio and television actor (The Fred Allen Show - "Socrates Mulligan"; The Jack Benny Program -"Logan Jerkfinkel"), dies at 68
  • 1970 Chester Morris, American actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
  • 1971 Percy Helton, American actor (Jail Busters, Harbor of Missing Men), dies at 77
  • 1972 Max Fleischer, Polish-American animator and film producer (Betty Boop, Popeye the Sailor Man), dies at 89
  • 1977 Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65
  • 1977 Leonard Carey, American actor (Rebecca, Laughter), dies at 90
  • 1981 Frank McHugh, american actor (Going My Way, Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young), dies at 83
  • 1985 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), dies of leukaemia at 27
  • 1987 Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza - "Ben Cartwright"; Battlestar Galactica), dies of pneumonia following heart surgery at 72
  • 1988 John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1990 Ben Frank, American actor (Don't Answer the Phone), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • 1992 Frank Singuineau, Trinidadian actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies at 79

Jessica TandyJessica Tandy (1909-1994)

British-American actress (Driving Miss Daisy), dies of cancer at 85

  • 1994 Sara Southern, American actress and mother of Elizabeth Taylor, dies at 99
  • 1994 William Obanhein, American police officer and actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • 1996 Guido Aristarco, Italian film critic, dies at 77
  • 1996 Joanne Dru [LaCock], American actress (Red River, All the King's Men), dies of lymphedema at 73
  • 1998 Dane Clark, American actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason), dies at 86
  • 2001 Berinthia "Berry" Berenson, American photographer, actress, model, and widow of actor Anthony Perkins, dies on American Airlines Flight 11 in the 9/11 attacks at 53
  • 2001 David Angell, American sitcom creator (Frazier), dies aboard a plane in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center at 55
  • 2002 Kim Hunter [Janet Cole], American actress (A Streetcar Named Desire, Planet of the Apes), dies at 79
  • 2003 John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), dies of an aortic dissection at 54
  • 2006 Pat Corley, American actor (Murphy Brown), dies at 76
  • 2010 Harold Gould, American character actor (The Sting, The Golden Girls, Rhoda, Big Bus), dies at 86
  • 2010 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • 2011 Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • 2018 Fenella Fielding, English actress (Carry On films), dies at 90