Deaths in Film & TV on September 17

  • 1948 Lillian Brainthwaite, British actress (Man About the House), dies at 75
  • 1972 Akim Tamiroff, Armenian-Russian actor (Touch of Evil, For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 72
  • 1984 Richard Basehart, American actor (Rage), dies following several strokes at 70
  • 1986 Patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62
  • 1987 Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
  • 1992 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • 1995 Grady Sutton, actor (Come Blow Your Horn, Flying Blind), dies at 87
  • 1997 Red Skelton, comedian (Red Skelton Show), dies at 84
  • 2000 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), dies of a drug overdose at 41
  • 2003 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (b. 1951)
  • 2016 Charmian Carr, American actress (The Sound of Music), dies at 73