On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on September 26

  • 1958 Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), dies of jaundice at 64
  • 1961 Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81
  • 1961 Juanita Hansen, actress (Fast Company), dies of heart ailment at 67
  • 1964 Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79
  • 1964 Ida Moore, American character actress (Mr. Music; Ma and Pa Kettle; Desk Set), dies at 82
  • 1966 Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62
  • 1971 Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68
  • 1972 Charles J Correll, American actor (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82

Person of interestAnna Magnani

1973 Anna Magnani, Italian actress (The Rose Tattoo; Miracle; Wild is the Wind), dies of pancreatic cancer at 65

Actress Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
  • 1979 Arthur Hunnicutt, American actor (El Dorado, Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies from mouth cancer at 69
  • 1979 John Cromwell, American actor and director (Spitfire, Of Human Bondage), dies at 91
  • 1983 Tino Rossi, French singer and actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
  • 1986 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • 1996 Mark Frankel, British actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies in a motorcycle accident at 34
  • 1997 Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), dies at 87
  • 2000 Richard Mulligan, American actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), dies at 67
  • 2004 Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969)
  • 2006 Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), dies at 90

Person of interestPaul Newman

2008 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and charity food company founder (Newman's Own), dies of lung cancer at 83

Actor and Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor and Entrepreneur
Paul Newman

Person of interestGloria Stuart

2010 Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100

Actress Gloria Stuart
Gloria Stuart
  • 2012 Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28