Deaths in Film & TV on April 1

  • 1946 Noah Beery, American character actor (Story of Esther, The Mark of Zorro), dies at 64
  • 1966 Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (b. 1911)
  • 1988 Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
  • 1993 Wayne Mack, sportscaster/actor (Storyville), dies of cancer at 68
  • 1995 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • 1995 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • 1996 Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47
  • 1998 Eugene "Gene" Evans, American actor (My Friend Flicka, Johnny Ringo, Alamo), dies of heart failure at 75
  • 2003 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), commits suicide at 46
  • 2004 Carrie Snodgress, American actress (Diary of Mad Housewife), dies at 58
  • 2005 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), dies at 75
  • 2010 John Forsythe, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 92
  • 2018 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), dies at 74