Deaths in Film & TV on September 12

  • 1953 Lewis Stone, American actor (The Lost World, Prisoner of Zenda), dies of heart attack at 73
  • 1978 Frank Ferguson, American actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 71
  • 1978 Frank Fergusson, American character actor (My Friend Flicka, Peyton Place), dies at 78
  • 1980 Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65
  • 1982 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • 1986 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • 1987 John Qualen, Canadian actor (Casablanca, The Grapes of Wrath, The Searchers), dies at 87
  • 1990 Athene Seyler, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 101
  • 1991 Regis Toomey, American actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), dies at 93

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1992 Anthony Perkins, actor (Psycho), dies from AIDs at 60

  • 1992 Ed Peck, actor (Zoot Suit, Bullitt), dies of heart attack at 75
  • 1992 Ruth Nelson, actress (Awakenings, 3 Women), dies at 87
  • 1993 Charles Lamont, actor and director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • 1993 Harold Innocent, actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60
  • 1993 Raymond Burr, actor (Perry Mason), dies of liver cancer at 76
  • 1994 Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), dies at 85
  • 1995 Jeremy Brett, [Peter Huggins], English actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 61
  • 2001 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • 2010 Claude Chabrol, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1930)