Deaths in Film & TV on September 30

  • 1885 Maria Gartmann, Dutch actress, dies at 60

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1955 James Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24

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  • 1955 Michael Chekhov, Russian-American actor (Rhapsody, Abie's Irish Rose), dies at 64
  • 1959 Taylor Holmes, American actor (Sleeping Beauty, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 81
  • 1970 Patrick Aherne, British actor (Green Dolphin Street, Rocketship X-M, The Court Jester), dies at 69
  • 1978 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75
  • 1983 William Elliott, American actor (Bernie Loves Bridget", "Adam 12"), dies at 49

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1985 Simone Signoret, German/French actress (Room at Top, Gina), dies at 64

  • 1988 Chick Chandler [Fehmer Chandler], American actor (Seven Doors to Death, One Happy Family), dies at 83
  • 1993 Gordon Douglas, actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • 1993 Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72
  • 1994 Lina Basquette, actress (Night for Crime, Hard Hombre), dies at 87
  • 1995 George Kirby, comedian/impressionist (Pearl Bailey), dies at 71
  • 2004 Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)
  • 2004 Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)
  • 2012 Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90