REST IN PEACE
A Tribute To Those Who Have Passed On



Betsy Palmer (1926-2015)
Role: Mrs. Voorhees, Parts 1 and 2
Cause: Natural Causes
Place: Connecticut

Laurie Bartram (1958-2007)
Role: Brenda
Cause: Cancer
Place: Lynchburg, Virginia

Walt Gorney (1914-2004)
Role: Crazy Ralph
Narrator, Part 7
Place: New York, New York
Cause: Natural Causes

Rex Everhart (1920-2000)
Role: Enos
Place: Branford, Connecticut
Cause: Lung cancer

Sally Anne Golden (1910-1982)
Role: Sandy
Cause: Natural causes

Irwin Keyes (1952-2015)
Role: Busboy
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Acromegaly



Tom McBride (1952-1995)
Role: Mark
Cause: AIDS complications



Richard Brooker (1954-2013)
Role: Jason
Died: April 8, 2013
Place: U.K.
Cause: Unknown illness

Steve Susskind (1945-2005)
Role: Harold
Cause: Auto accident
Place: Sunland, California

David Wiley (1929-2007)
Role: Abel
Died: February 5, 2007
Place: Unknown

Perla Walter (1933-2007)
Role: Mrs. Sanchez
Died: May 19, 2007
Place: Los Angeles, California



Antony Ponzini (1933-2002)
Role: Vincent
Died: December 30, 2002
Place: Moosup, Connecticut

Abigail Shelton (1932-2006)
Role: Woman
Died: December 11, 2006
Place: Los Angeles, California



Danny Steinmann (1942-2012)
Director- Part 5
Died: December 18, 2012
Place: Los Angeles, California

Ric Mancini (1933-2006)
Role: Mayor Cobb
Died: May 26, 2006
Place: Woodland Hills, California

Mark Venturini (1961-1996)
Role: Victor
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Accident on set

Vernon Washington (1927-1988)
Role: Gramps
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Natural causes

Martin Becker (1955-2004)
Make-Up Effects- Part 5
Special Effects- Parts 3, 6, 7, 8
Place: Glendale, California
Cause: Pancreatic cancer



Ron Palillo (1949-2012)
Role: Allen Hawes
Died: August 14, 2012
Place: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Cause: Heart attack



Jim Isaac (1960-2012)
Director: Jason X
Died: May 6, 2012
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Blood cancer



Wes Craven (1939-2015)
Writer/Director, Part 1 & Part 7
Writer, Dream Warriors
Died: August 30, 2015
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Brain Cancer



Hope Lange (1931-2003)
Role: Mrs. Walsh
Died: December 19, 2003
Place: Santa Monica, California
Cause: Ischemic Colitis Infection



Nan Martin (1927-2010)
Role: Nurse
Died: March 4, 2010
Place: Malibu, California

Michael Rougas (1931-2008)
Role: Priest In Church
Died: June 19, 2008
Place: Palm Springs, California



Burr DeBenning (1936-2003)
Roles: Mr. Jordan; Dr. Serling
Episode: Season 1, Episode 2
Died: May 26, 2003
Place: Miramonte, California

Wally George (1931-2003)
Role: Himself (TV Show Host)
Died: October 7, 2003
Place: Orange County, California
Cause: Pneumonia



Angelina Estrada (1932-2005)
Role: Carlos' Mother
Died: August 5, 2005
Place: Las Vegas, Nevada



Gretchen Oehler (1943-2001)
Role: Script Supervisor
Died: September 8, 2001
Place: Moose, Wyoming



Moustapha Akkad (1930-2005)
Financier/Producer: First 8 Halloweens
Place: Amman, Jordan
Cause: Terrorist Attack

Debra Hill (1951-2005)
Co-Producer: Halloween 1,2,3
Writing credits: All Halloweens
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Cancer

Donald Pleasence (1919-1995)
Role: Dr. Loomis- Halloween 1,2,4,5,6
Place: St. Paul de Vence, France
Cause: Complications from heart valve replacement surgery

Adam Hollander (1965-1984)
Role: Keith
Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Cause: Hit by car while riding a bicycle

Peter Griffith (1933-2001)
Role: Laurie's Father
Place: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Cause: Complications from emphysema
Father of actress Melanie Griffith

George O'Hanlon (1912-1989)
Role: Mr. Pete Myers
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Stroke


Ford Rainey (1908-2005)
Role: Dr. Mixter
Place: Santa Monica, California
Cause: Series of strokes

John Zenda (d. 1994)
Role: Marshal
Place: Unknown
Cause: Unknown

Lucille Benson (1914-1984)
Role: Mrs. Elrod
Place: Scottsboro, Alabama
Cause: Cancer

Howard Culver (1918-1984)
Role: Man in Pajamas
Place: Hong Kong
Cause: Natural Causes



Daniel O'Herlihy (1919-2005)
Role: Conal Cochran
Place: Malibu, California
Cause: Natural causes

Ralph Strait (1936-1992)
Role: Buddy Kupfer
Place: New York, New York
Cause: Heart attack

Michael Currie (1928-2009)
Role: Rafferty
Died: December 22, 2009
Place: Freeport, Maine

Maidie Norman (1912-1998)
Role: Nurse Agnes
Place: San Jose, California
Cause: Lung cancer

Paddi Edwards (1931-1999)
Role: Secretary
Place: Encino, California
Cause: Respiratory failure



Michael Pataki (1938-2010)
Role: Dr. Hoffman
Died: April 16, 2010
Place: North Hollywood, California

Carmen Filpi (1923-2003)
Role: Rev. Jack Sayer
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Natural Causes

Harlow Marks (unknown)
Role: Bucky (Power Worker)
Died: Unknown
Place: Unknown

Beverly Rowland (1928-2008)
Role: Elderly Woman
Died: May 7, 2008
Place: St. George, Utah

David Jensen (1947-1998)
Role: Man Attendant
Died: December 1, 1998
Place: Salt Lake City, Utah

M.J. McDonnell (1952-2000)
Role: Female Assistant to Hoffman
Place: Santa Monica, California
Cause: Ovarian cancer



Harper Roisman (1909-2005)
Role: Mountain Man
Died: May 25, 2005
Place: Orange, California

Jack North (1933-2005)
Role: Gardener
Died: December 26, 2005
Place: Utah



Fred Lerner (1935-2009)
Role: Smith's Grove Doctor
Died: July 13, 2009
Place: Ventura, California

Janice Knickrehm (1925-2013)
Role: Mrs. Blankenship
Died: January 23, 2013
Place: Salt Lake City, Utah
Casue: Unknown



Janet Leigh (1927-2004)
Role: Norma
Place: Beverly Hills, California
Cause: Vasculitis
Mother of Jamie Lee Curtis



Lorena Gale (1956-2009)
Role: Nurse Wells
Died: June 21, 2009
Place: Vancouver, British Columbia

Brad Sihvon (1971-2010)
Role: Charley Albans
Died: April 7, 2010
Place: Toronto, Ontario



Gunnar Hansen (1947-2015)
Roles: Leatherface (Part 1), Boss Sawyer (Part 7)
Died: November 7, 2015
Place: Northeast Harbor, Maine
Cause: Pancreatic Cancer

Jim Siedow (1920-2003)
Roles: The Cook, Part 1
Drayton Sawyer, Part 2
Died: November 20, 2003
Place: Houston, Texas
Cause: Emphysema

Marilyn Burns (1950-2014)
Roles: Sally Hardesty (Part 1)
Patient (Part 4), Verna Carson (Part 7)
Died: August 5, 2014
Place: Houston, Texas
Cause: Heart attack

Paul A. Partain (1946-2005)
Role: Franklin Hardesty
Died: January 27, 2005
Place: Austin, Texas
Cause: Cancer

Robert Courtin (1948-1985)
Role: Window Washer
Died: July 11, 1985
Place: Los Angeles, California

John Henry Faulk (1913-1990)
Role: Story Teller
Died: April 9, 1990
Place: Austin, Texas



Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)
Role: Lefty Enright
Died: May 29, 2010
Place: Venice Beach, California
Cause: Cancer

Lou Perryman (1941-2009)
Role: L.G. McPeters
Died: April 1, 2009
Place: Austin, Texas
Cause: Murder (suspect was caught)

Ken Evert (1951-2008)
Role: Grandpa Sawyer
Died: April 1, 2008
Place: Austin, Texas

Harlan Jordan (1939-2001)
Role: Patrolman
Died: November 3, 2001
Place: Terrell, Texas

James N. Harrell (1918-2000)
Role: Cut-Rite Manager
Died: February 1, 2000
Place: San Marcos, Texas



Miriam Byrd-Nethery (1929-2003)
Role: Mama Sawyer
Died: January 6, 2003
Place: Los Angeles, California



Robert Jacks (1959-2001)
Role: Leatherface
Died: August 8, 2001
Place: Austin, Texas



Kenneth Nelson (1930-1993)
Role: Bill
Died: October 7, 1993
Place: London, England
Cause: AIDS-related illness

Dave Atkins (1940-2008)
Role: Moving Man #1
Died: April 23, 2008
Place: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Cause: Heart attack



Bradley Lavelle (1958-2007)
Role: Officer Kucich
Died: March 22, 2007
Place: London, England
Cause: Heart attack



George Lee (1939-2006)
Role: Bob
Died: September 29, 2006
Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Cause: Pancreatic cancer

Clayton Hill (1931-2009)
Role: Priest
Died: July 26, 2009
Place: Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Cause: Complications from pneumonia


Kenneth Tobey (1917-2002)
Role: Hologram-Priest
Died: December 22, 2002
Place: Rancho Mirage, California
Cause: Natural causes


Kathryn Joosten (1939-2012)
Role: Mary
Died: June 2, 2012
Place: Westlake Village, California
Cause: Lung cancer










R.G. Armstrong (1917-2012)
Episodes: Various
Role: Lewis Vendredi
Place: Studio City, California
Cause: Natural Causes

Sean Fagan (1966-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 1
Role: Boy #1
Place: San Francisco, California
Cause: Liver Failure

Larry Reynolds (?-1996)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 2
Role: Brother Currie
Place: Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Lewis Gordon (1935-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 2
Role: Abbot Capilano
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Heart Attack

Denis Forest (1960-2002)
Episodes: Four episodes; all three seasons
Roles: Various
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Stroke

Adrienne Pocock (1976-2004)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 5
Role: Greta
Place: Outer Banks, NC
Cause: Car Accident

Graeme Campbell (1940-1992)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 6
Role: The Great Montarro
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Cancer

Cliff Gorman (1936-2002)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 7
Role: Dr. Vincent Howlett
Place: New York City, NY
Cause: Leukemia

Doris Petrie (?-2000)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 7; Season 2, Episode 17
Roles: Dr. Price; Mrs. Wren
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Frank Perry (1925-2009)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 7
Role: Flower Vendor
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Jack Duffy (1926-2008)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 8; Season 2, Episode 17
Roles: Manny King; Mr. Wren
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Natural Causes

Jack Mather (1915-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 9
Role: Smitty
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Natural Causes

Kay Tremblay (1914-2005)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 9
Role: Amanda
Place: Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Natural Causes

Rita Tuckett (1909-2005)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 9
Role: Mrs. O'Connor
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Natural Causes

Ray Walston (1914-2001)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 10
Role: Jay Star
Place: Beverly Hills, California
Cause: Lupus

James B. Douglas (?-2009)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 11; Season 2, Episode 24
Roles: Charlie Cobean; Dr. Thomas Lamar
Place: Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Cancer

Norma Edwards (1927-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 11
Role: Tudy Cobean
Place: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Cancer

Les Rubie (?-1994)
Episodes: Three Episodes; 1988-1989
Roles: Various
Place: Unknown
Cause: Unknown

Lynne Gorman (1920-1989)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 12; Season 2, Episode 14
Roles: Sylvia; Cora St. Clair
Place: Unknown
Cause: Unknown

Ratch Wallace (1944-2011)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 14
Role: Officer Kennedy
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Keye Luke (1904-1991)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 16
Role: Lum Chen
Place: Whittier, California
Cause: Stroke

Carrie Snodgress (1945-2004)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 18
Role: Viola
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Liver and Heart Failure

Helen Carscallen (1916-2003)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 19
Role: Sarah Good
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Bernard Behrens (1926-2012)
Episodes: Three episodes; 1988-1989
Roles: Various
Place: Perth, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Val Avery (1924-2009)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 23
Role: Russ Sharko
Place: New York City, NY
Cause: Unknown

Marion Gilsenan (1936-1999)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 24
Role: Connie
Place: Unknown
Cause: Pancreatic Cancer

Nick Nichols (?-2010)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 24; Season 2, Episode 10
Roles: Buck Clemens; Dominic Fiorino
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Ruth Springford (1921-2010)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 25
Role: Mrs. Everleigh
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Joe Seneca (1919-1996)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 1
Role: Hadley
Place: New York City, NY
Cause: Coronary Arrest

Henry Ramer (1928-2009)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 3
Role: Radio Announcer
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

George Sperdakos (1931-2000)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 6
Role: Sig
Place: Bridgehampton, NY
Cause: Unknown

Robert McKenna (1942-2008)
Episodes: Season 2, Episode 8; Season 2, Episode 19
Roles: Minister; Voll
Place: Unknown
Cause: Unknown

Elliott Smith (1969-2003)
Episodes: Season 2, Episode 10; Season 3, Episode 18
Roles: Dead Boy; Bruce
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Self-Inflicted Stabbing

Jack Creley (1926-2004)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 13
Role: Easton
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Congestive Heart Failure

Al Koslik (1933-2011)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 13
Role: Murphy
Place: Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Stroke

Neil Munro (1947-2009)
Episodes: Three episodes; 1989-1990
Roles: Various
Place: London, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Barbara Franklin (1929-2009)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 15
Role: Nurse Shiller
Place: Unknown
Cause: Unknown

Devin O'Brien (1976-1991)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 18
Role: Jimmy
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Road Accident

Julius Harris (1923-2004)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 19
Role: Simpson
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Heart Failure

Gordon Tootoosis (1941-2011)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 24
Role: Spotted Owl
Place: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cause: Pneumonia

Guy Provencher (1927-2013)
Episodes: Season 3, Episodes 1 and 2
Role: Blind Beggar
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Huguette Oligny (1922-2013)
Episodes: Season 3, Episodes 1 and 2
Role: Housekeeper
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cause: Unknown

Joseph Scoren (1964-2005)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 4
Role: Boy
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Heart Failure

Kate Reid (1930-1993)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 9
Role: Lili Lita
Place: Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Brain Cancer

Gerry Salsberg (1949-2010)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 12
Role: Father
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Car Accident

Claire Cellucci (?-2006)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 12
Role: Linda Curry
Place: Canada
Cause: Unknown

Paul Bettis (1940-2005)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 14
Role: Undertaker
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Cancer

Charles Kerr (1922-2011)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 16
Role: Dr. McGibbon
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Natural Causes

Leslie Yeo (1915-2006)
Episode: Season 3, Episode 18
Role: Papa Jandini
Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause: Brain Tumor


William Frankfather (1944-1998)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 1
Role: Deeks
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Internal Bleeding

Stephen R. Franken (1932-2012)
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 3; Season 2, Episode 7
Roles: Mr. Birdwell; Mr. Sexton
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Cancer

Daniel T. Trent (1951-1995)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 3
Role: Father
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: AIDS

Frederick Long (1948-2004)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 3
Role: Marvin
Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
Cause: Natural Causes

Daniel McDonald (1960-2007)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 4
Role: Mark
Place: New York City, NY
Cause: Brain Cancer

Georgia Dell (1927-1998)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 5
Role: Gladys
Place: Glendale, California
Cause: Unknown

Susan Oliver (1932-1990)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 5
Role: The Maid
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Cancer

Byron Morrow (1911-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 8
Role: Roger Harris
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Natural Causes

Margaret Howell (1947-2000)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 9
Role: Mrs. Chapin
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Ovarian Cancer

Walter Gotell (1924-1997)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 12
Role: Kemmerling
Place: London, England, UK
Cause: Cancer

Kort Falkenberg (1917-2006)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 14
Role: Old Man
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Unknown

Ted Demers (1958-2001)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 16
Role: Jim
Place: Malibu, California
Cause: Road Accident

Hugh McPhillips (1920-1990)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 16
Role: Old Man
Place: Sherman Oaks, California
Cause: Unknown

Robert Symonds (1926-2007)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 16
Role: Carl Ashe Sr.
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Prostate Cancer

Steven Keats (1945-1994)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 20
Role: Murray
Place: New York City, NY
Cause: Suicide

Stephen Burks (1956-1992)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 20
Role: Raymond
Place: Studio City, California
Cause: Unknown

Georgia Bitner (1926-2012)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 20
Role: Priscilla
Place: Studio City, California
Cause: Unknown

Jeff Conaway (1950-2011)
Episode: Season 1, Episode 21
Role: Buddy
Place: Encino, California
Cause: Pneumonia

Scott Marlowe (1932-2001)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 1
Role: Dr. Kefler
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Heart Attack

Stacy Keach Sr. (1914-2003)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 2
Role: George
Place: Burbank, California
Cause: Congestive Heart Failure

Owen Bush (1921-2001)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 2
Role: Clerk
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Unknown

Jack Manning (1916-2009)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 2
Role: Tom
Place: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Cause: Unknown

Glen Vernon (1923-1999)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 6
Role: Minister
Place: Woodland Hills, California
Cause: Stroke

Joe Di Reda (1928-2007)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 7
Role: Policeman #1
Place: Worcester, MA
Cause: Melanoma

Sheree North (1932-2005)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 8
Role: Joyce
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Complications from Cancer Surgery

Rick Zumwalt (1951-2003)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 9
Role: Barney The Shiv
Place: Desert Hot Springs, California
Cause: Unknown

Paul Regina (1956-2006)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 12
Roles: Derby Brown II/Vinnie
Place: Smithtown, New York
Cause: Liver Cancer

Charles Young (1935-2012)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 14
Role: Butcher
Place: Phoenix, Arizona
Cause: Unknown

Sarina C. Grant (1948-2005)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 20
Role: Rose
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Unknown

John Milford (1929-2000)
Episode: Season 2, Episode 20
Role: Warden Hendler
Place: Santa Monica, California
Cause: Skin Cancer



Jack Colvin (1934-2005)
Role: Dr. Ardmore
Died: December 1, 2005
Place: North Hollywood, California
Cause: Stroke Complications

Ted Liss (1919-1992)
Role: George
Died: March 3, 1992
Place: Chicago, Illinois
Cause: Unknown



Peter Haskell (1934-2010)
Role: Mr. Sullivan, Parts 2 and 3
Died: April 12, 2010
Place: Northridge, California
Cause: Heart Attack

Charles Meshack (1945-2006)
Role: Van Driver
Died: October 5, 2006
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Unknown

Stuart Mabray (1956-2000)
Role: Homicide Investigator
Died: March 12, 2000
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: AIDS-related complications

Matt Roe (1952-2003)
Role: Policeman In Car
Died: October 9, 2003
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Multiple Myeloma

Herbie Braha (1946-2016)
Role: Liquor Store Clerk
Died: February 6, 2016
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Congestive Heart Failure



Richard Marion (1949-1999)
Role: Patterson
Died: July 19, 1999
Place: Los Angeles, California
Cause: Heart Attack



John Ritter (1948-2003)
Role: Police Chief Warren Kincaid
Died: September 11, 2003
Place: Burbank, California
Cause: Aortic Dissection


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