Deaths in Film & TV on September 28

  • 1942 Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80
  • 1943 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, dies at 53
  • 1948 E. J. Ratcliffe, English stage and screen actor, dies at 85
  • 1954 Bert Lytell, American actor (One Man's Family), dies at 69
  • 1959 Gerard Hoffnung, German-born British artist/humorist/musician, dies at 34
  • 1961 Michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54
  • 1964 Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian (Marx Bros), dies at 75
  • 1964 Harpo Marx [Adolph] American actor and comedian (Marx brothers), dies at 75
  • 1965 Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness
  • 1966 Eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41
  • 1968 Corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64
  • 1973 Mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
  • 1973 Norma Crane, actress (Rayola-Mr Peepers), dies of cancer at 44
  • 1974 Raymond Largay, American actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
  • 1975 Agnes Windeck, German actress dies at 87
  • 1975 Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77
  • 1982 Larry Breeding, actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies on 36th birthday
  • 1982 Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
  • 1986 Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
  • 1988 Ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
  • 1988 Marjorie Bonner Lowry, actress (Reno, Poor Girls), dies at 83
  • 1994 Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), dies at 78
  • 1995 Eddy Grove, American actor dies at 78
  • 2003 Elia Kazan, Greek-born American film director (b. 1909)
  • 2009 Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor (b. 1956)
  • 2016 Agnes Nixon, American television producer, director, and writer (All My Children), dies at 93