Deaths in Film & TV on September 16

  • 1936 Irving Thalberg, American film producer (MGM), dies of pneumonia at 37
  • 1946 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63
  • 1950 Pedro De Cordoba, American actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur), dies at 68
  • 1965 Fred Quimby, American film producer (Tom and Jerry cartoons), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 1973 Frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63
  • 1982 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • 1991 Carol White, actress (Prehistoric Women, Dulcima), dies at 47
  • 1994 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • 1994 Jack Dodson, American actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • 1995 Pierre Olaf [Trivier], French actor (Camelot, Don't Drink the Water, Kraft Music Hall), dies at 67
  • 1996 Gene Nelson [Leander Berg], American screenwriter, director and actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma), dies at 76
  • 1997 Antony Kearey, television producer, dies at 77
  • 2001 Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer and co-founder of American International Pictures, dies at 83
  • 2002 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), dies at 90
  • 2005 Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers, Show Business, Atlantic City), dies at 85
  • 2012 John Ingle, American actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), dies from cancer at 84