Deaths in Film & TV on April 15

Person of interestWallace Beery

1949 Wallace Beery, American circus performer (Ringling Brothers Circus) and actor (Alias a Gentleman, Dinner at 8), dies from a heart attack at 64

  • 1957 Pedro Infante, Mexican actor and singer (b. 1917)
  • 1966 Joseph Crehan, American actor (The Roaring Twenties, Meeting at Midnight), dies of stroke at 82
  • 1967 Antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69
  • 1967 Totò [Antonio Clemente], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, dies from a heart attack at 69
  • 1975 Richard Conte, American actor (The Godfather, Tony Rome, Hotel), dies from a heart attack at 65
  • 1980 Marshall Reed, American actor (The Madmen of Mandoras, Mysterious Island), dies from a massive hemorrhage at 62
  • 1980 Paul Langton, American actor (Till the Clouds Roll By, Peyton Place), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • 1980 Raymond Bailey, American actor (Vertigo, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Incredible Shrinking Man), dies at 75
  • 1982 Arthur Lowe, British actor (Dad's Army, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ruling Class), dies following a stroke at 66
  • 1983 Rodolfo Hoyos, actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
  • 1984 Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician, collapses and dies on stage at 61
  • 1986 Tim McIntire, actor (Bob Younger-Legend of Jesse James), dies at 42
  • 1989 Charles Vanel, French actor and director (Wages of Fear), dies at 96
  • 1990 Henry Kendrick, American actor (Raising Arizona) dies at 56

Person of interestGreta Garbo

1990 Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Anna Karenina, Camille), dies at 84

Actress Greta Garbo
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  • 1991 Martin Ashe, American actor, dies at 81
  • 1993 William Bakewell, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Gone with the Wind), dies of leukemia at 84
  • 2003 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress (b. 1941)
  • 2005 Margaretta Scott, British actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast), dies from pneumonia and breast cancer at 93
  • 2008 Benoît Lamy, Belgian Movie Director (b. 1945)
  • 2009 Clement Freud, British writer, broadcaster and former liberal MP (b.1924)
  • 2013 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66
  • 2015 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage, at 48
  • 2017 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die), dies at 96