On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on April 13

  • 1949 C. V. France, British actor (The Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail), dies at 80
  • 1952 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
  • 1973 Balraj Sahni [Yudhishthir], Indian Bollywood actor (Dharti Ke Lal), dies of cardiac arrest at 59
  • 1974 Stanley Smith, American actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71
  • 1975 Larry Parks, American actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • 1975 Larry Parks [Samuel Lawrence Parks], American actor (The Jolson Story, Love Is Better Than Ever), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 1978 Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
  • 1984 Dionyssis Papayannopoulos, Greek actor, dies at 71
  • 1984 Richard Hurndall, British actor (Doctor Who, The Inheritors, It's Murder But Is It Art), dies from a heart attack at 73
  • 1986 Stephen Stucker, American actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies at 38
  • 1990 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director and actor (Berge in Flammen), dies at 97
  • 1990 Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor (No Hiding Place, The Saint), dies at 74
  • 1992 Brian Oulton, English character actor, dies at 84
  • 1993 Barry Karas, American actor, dies of leukemia at 49
  • 1994 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, Soviet film actor (Telegram, Town People), dies at 83
  • 1994 Nikolai Krjoetsjkov, Russian actor (Ballad of Soldatje), dies at 83
  • 1994 Rudolf Hrusinský, Czech actor & director (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 73
  • 1997 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler, dies at age 94
  • 2001 Jimmy Logan, British comedian (Mad Death), dies at 73
  • 2004 Caron Keating, British television presenter, dies at 41
  • 2005 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor, dies at 46
  • 2007 Don Selwyn, Māori actor & film director, dies at 71
  • 2013 Frank Bank, American actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 71
  • 2020 Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian (The Goodies), dies of COVID-19 complications at 79