Deaths in Film & Television in April 1996

  • Apr 1 Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47
  • Apr 4 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, dies at 68 (b. 1927)
  • Apr 4 David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63

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Apr 6 Greer Garson, British actress (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mrs Miniver), dies at 92

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  • Apr 8 Ben Johnson, cowboy actor (Tex, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Apr 8 Ben Johnson, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Apr 14 William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 16 Lucille Bremer, dancer/actress (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 73
  • Apr 20 Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC), dies at 88
  • Apr 21 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, oddsmaker/sportscaster (CBS), dies at 76
  • Apr 22 David Shipman, film historian, dies at 63
  • Apr 22 Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • Apr 24 Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Preston Lockwood, English actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83
  • Apr 25 Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles (Psycho), dies at 75
  • Apr 26 Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter, dies at 78
  • Apr 27 Joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
  • Apr 28 Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84
  • Apr 29 David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Apr 30 David Opatoshu, actor (Torn Curtian, Raid on Entebbe), dies at 78