Deaths in Film & TV on September 3

  • 1954 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), dies at 65
  • 1963 Cruys Voorbergh [Ernest Pieter Coningh], Dutch actor and director (De vliegende Hollander , Flying Dutchman), dies from cardiac arrest at 64
  • 1965 Otto Lederer, Austrian actor (The Jazz Singer), dies at 79
  • 1968 Isabel Withers, American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1971 Veronica Turleigh, actress (Promoter), dies at 68
  • 1971 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), dies of cancer at 53
  • 1980 Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas)
  • 1980 Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76
  • 1980 Dirch Passer, prolific Danish actor (Going for Broke, Mig og mafiaen), dies of a myocardial infarction at 54
  • 1982 Michael Thoma, actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • 1983 Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926)

Person of interestFrank Capra

1991 Frank Capra, American film director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94

Film Director Frank Capra
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  • 1993 Leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • 1994 James Aubrey, actor (Riders of the Storm), dies of heart attack at 75
  • 2000 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (Escape to Athena), dies at 86
  • 2001 Pauline Kael, American film critic (b. 1919)
  • 2001 Thuy Trang, American actress (b. 1973)
  • 2006 Annemarie Wendl, German actress (Lindenstra├če, Der Seitensprung), dies at 91
  • 2007 Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
  • 2010 Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian (b. 1950)
  • 2012 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), dies from respiratory failure at 54
  • 2015 Judy Carne, English comedienne and actress (Laugh-In), dies at 76