Famous Deaths in April 1977

  • Apr 3 Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies
  • Apr 4 Jeno Zador, composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 5 John Marriott, dies at 83
  • Apr 7 Siegfried Buback, German FR procureur-genl, murdered attorney-general
  • Apr 8 Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71
  • Apr 11 Jacques Prévert, French poet and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • Apr 12 Philip K Wrigley, baseball owner (Chicago Cubs), dies at 82
  • Apr 14 Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44
  • Apr 17 Marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86
  • Apr 17 William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (b. 1913)
  • Apr 19 Günter Bruno Fuchs, German writer, poet and artist, dies at 48
  • Apr 20 Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80
  • Apr 20 Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies
  • Apr 20 Sepp Herberger, German football coach (b. 1897)
  • Apr 21 Gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84
  • Apr 22 Charles Sanford, orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71
  • Apr 27 Stanley Adams, actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies at 61
  • Apr 28 Ricardo Cortez, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76
  • Apr 30 Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73