Deaths in Film & TV on September 8

  • 1951 Maria Montez, actress (Arabian Nights), dies of heart seizure at 33
  • 1965 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42
  • 1975 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), dies at 82
  • 1977 Zero [Samuel J] Mostel, US actor (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 62
  • 1991 Brad Davis, American actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41
  • 1994 Rex Alston, cricketer (distinguished BBC commentator), dies
  • 2003 Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian voice actress (b. 1986)

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2003 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), dies in her sleep at 101

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
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Leni Riefenstahl
  • 2006 Frank Middlemass, actor (b. 1919)
  • 2009 Mike Bongiorno, Italian television host (b. 1924)