Deaths in Film & TV on April 16

  • 1959 Charles Halton, British stage actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again), dies at 83
  • 1968 Fay Bainter, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair), dies at 76
  • 1985 Scott Brady [Gerald Tierney], American actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 60

David LeanDavid Lean (1908-1991)

English film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia, Ryan's Daughter), dies of pneumonia at 83

  • 1992 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
  • 1994 John McLiam [Williams], Canadian actor (First Blood, Sleeper, Men From Shiloh), dies of Parkinson's disease at 76
  • 1994 Ron Vawter, American actor (Roy Cohn; The Silence of the Lambs), dies at 45
  • 1995 Arthur English, British comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove, Are You Being Served?), dies of complications from emphysema at 75
  • 1995 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • 1995 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86
  • 1996 Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis; Ziegfeld Follies), dies from a heart attack at 79
  • 1996 Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuban filmmaker (Muerte de un burócrata), dies at 67
  • 1997 Michael Stroka, actor (Aristede-Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 57
  • 2002 Robert Urich, American actor (Spenser: For Hire), dies of cancer at 55
  • 2003 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Charlie"; Misery; 7th Heaven), dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • 2005 Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), dies in a fire at 93
  • 2005 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • 2006 Francisco Adam, Portuguese actor and model (b. 1983)

Pat SummerallPat Summerall (1930-2013)

American NFL player (NY Giants) and CBS sportscaster, dies from cardiac arrest at 82

  • 2018 Harry Anderson, American comic, magician, and actor (Night Court - "Judge Harry Stone"; Daves's World), dies at 65
  • 2019 Fay McKenzie, American actress and singer (The Party, Sierra Sue), dies at 101
  • 2020 Howard Finkel, American pro wrestling ring announcer (WWE Hall of Fame), dies from stroke complications at 69
  • 2020 Steve Cash, YouTube personality (Talking Kitty Cat), commits suicide at 40
  • 2021 Felix Silla, Italian-American circus performer, Hollywood stuntman, and actor (The Addams Family - "Cousin Itt"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 84
  • 2021 Helen McCrory, English actress (The Queen, Peaky Blinders), dies of cancer at 52
  • 2021 Johnny Peirson, Canadian ice hockey right wing (NHL All Star 1950, 51; Boston Bruins) and broadcaster (WBZ and WSBK), dies at 95