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
  • 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

Anna Magnani

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

  • 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 Emmy Award-winning actor (Soap - "Burt"; Empty Nest; The Big Bus), dies of colorectal cancer at 67
  • 2004 Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969)
  • 2005 Michael Wittenberg, investment banker and husband of actress Bernadette Peters, dies in a Montenegro helicopter crash at 43
  • 2006 Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), dies at 90

Paul Newman

2008 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), auto racer and team owner (Newman/Haas Racing) and charity food company founder (Newman's Own), dies of lung cancer at 83

Gloria Stuart

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

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