Deaths in Film & TV on September 15

  • 1929 Sara Amsel, Indon/Dutch actress/wife of Carel van Hoisted, dies at 58
  • 1930 Milton Sills, American actor (The Sea Hawk), dies from a heart attack at 48
  • 1937 Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48
  • 1963 Fred Hillebrand, American actor (Martin Kane, Moon Over Manhattan), dies at 69
  • 1967 Eva McKenzie, sister of Ida Mae/actress (Virtuous Husband), dies at 78
  • 1979 Tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
  • 1981 Sara Haden, American actress (A Family Affair), dies at 83
  • 1981 Harold Bennett, English actor (b. 1899)
  • 1986 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
  • 1991 Andre Baruch, Radio/TV announcer dies at 83
  • 1991 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • 1996 Joan Perry Cohn Harvey, actress (Hands of a Stranger), dies at 85
  • 2000 Vincent Canby, American movie critic (b. 1924)
  • 2001 Fred de Cordova, American film and TV producer (Tonight Show), dies at 90
  • 2005 Sidney Luft, American movie director, dies at 89
  • 2006 Raymond Baxter, British television presenter (b. 1922)
  • 2006 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • 2007 Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)
  • 2011 Frances Bay, Canadian actress (b. 1919)