Deaths in Film & TV on April 10

  • 1961 Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65
  • 1965 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), dies from burns received in a house fire at 41
  • 1970 Charles Paton, British actor (Freedom of the Seas), dies of a heart attack at 96
  • 1975 Marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
  • 1975 Sophia JW "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream), dies at 86
  • 1979 Henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91
  • 1980 Kay Medford [ Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1984 Ray Middleton, American actor (1776, Hurricane Smith), dies at 75
  • 1991 Kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35
  • 1991 Natalie Schafer, American actress (Gilligan's Island, Anastasia), dies from cancer at 90

Person of interestSam Kinison

1992 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • 1992 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), dies at 71
  • 1999 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice, radio and film actress (The Flintstones, The Jetsons), dies of lung cancer at 79
  • 2000 Peter Jones, British actor (Chariots of Fire, From a Bird's Eye View), dies of natural causes at 79
  • 2000 Larry Linville, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2000 Kirsten Rolffes, Danish actress (The Kingdom, Matador, Een stor familie), dies at 71
  • 2010 Dixie Carter, an American actress (b.1939)

Person of interestRichie Benaud

2015 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), dies of skin cancer at 84

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud