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], actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 60

Person of interestDavid Lean

1991 David Lean, film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies of pneumonia at 83

Film Director David Lean
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David Lean
  • 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, US 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 at 79
  • 1997 Michael Stroka, actor (Aristede-Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 57
  • 2002 Robert Urich, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2003 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), 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)
  • 2018 Harry Anderson, American actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court), dies at 65