Deaths in Film & TV on September 18

  • 1890 Dion Boucicault [Dionysus Lardner Boursiquot], Irish actor and playwright (Rip van Winkle, London Assurance), dies at 67
  • 1934 Marie Shotwell, actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
  • 1949 Frank Morgan, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 59
  • 1968 Franchot Tone, American actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Advise & Consent), dies from lung cancer at 63
  • 1968 Francis McDonald, American actor (Will-Adv of Champion), dies at 77
  • 1973 Nora Nicholson, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80
  • 1974 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • 1975 Pamela Brown, actress (Cleopatra, Beckett, Night Digger), dies at 58
  • 1998 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), dies at 95
  • 2004 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 82

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2012 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker, dies from brain cancer at 69

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • 2013 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83