Deaths in Film & TV on September 9

  • 1951 Gibson Gowland, British actor (Greed, Blind Husbands, The Phantom of the Opera), dies at 74
  • 1952 Joseph Allen Sr, American actor, dies at 79
  • 1966 Nestor Paiva, American-Portuguese actor (Zorro, The Creature from the Black Lagoon), dies of cancer at 61
  • 1967 Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils), dies after being hit by a car at 69
  • 1969 Katherine Singleton, actress/Miss Universe (1926), dies at 65
  • 1973 Samuel N Behrman, US stage/screenwriter (Quo Vardis), dies at 80
  • 1975 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds), dies at 97
  • 1975 John McGiver, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • 1975 Minta Durfee, actress (Keystone Comedies, Mickey), dies at 85
  • 1977 John Breeden, American actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street), dies at 73
  • 1989 Tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose
  • 1991 Paul Michael Lombardi, actor, dies of AIDS at 31
  • 1994 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Seige, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66
  • 1996 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor, dies at 66

Person of interestBurgess Meredith

1997 Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), dies at 88

  • 1999 Ruth Roman, American actress (Strangers on a Train, Knots Landing, Dallas), dies at 76
  • 2003 Larry Hovis, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2004 Caitlin Clarke, American actress (Dragonslayer), dies at 52
  • 2006 GĂ©rard Brach, French screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2016 James Stacy [Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), dies at 79