Deaths in Film & Television in April 2013

  • Apr 2 Jesús Franco, Spanish film director and writer, dies from complications from a stroke at 82
  • Apr 3 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85
  • Apr 4 Roger Ebert, American film critic (Pulitzer Prize 1975), dies of cancer at 70
  • Apr 8 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • Apr 8 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), dies at 85
  • Apr 11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • Apr 12 Michael France, American screenwriter, dies from complications from diabetes at 51
  • Apr 15 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66
  • Apr 19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • Apr 19 Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78
  • Apr 20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • Apr 25 Virginia Gibson, American actress, dies at 88
  • Apr 30 Deanna Durbin, Canadian singer and actress, dies at 91 (announcement date)