On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on September 19

  • 1938 Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
  • 1949 Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), dies at 65
  • 1967 Martin Block, TV announcer (Chesterfield Supper Club), dies at 64
  • 1969 Rex Ingram, American actor (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tarzan of the Apes, The ten Commandments), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1973 Bobby Gilbert, American actor (Some Like It Hot, The Rebel Set), dies of hepatitis at 75
  • 1974 Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • 1984 June Preisser, American acrobatic dancer and actress (Babes in Arms, Strike Up the Band), dies in a car crash at 64
  • 1989 Guido de Moor, actor (Flanagan, Because of the Cats), dies
  • 1992 Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, dies of AIDS at 56
  • 1993 Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
  • 2000 Ann Doran, American actress (Longstreet, Shirley, Rebel Without a Cause), dies at 89
  • 2000 Gloria Talbott, American film and television actress, sometimes known as "the Scream Queen" for her work in B-movies, dies of kidney failure at 69
  • 2006 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  • 2009 Eduard Zimmermann, German broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • 2017 Bernie Casey, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), dies at 78