Deaths in Film & TV on April 18

  • 1919 Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
  • 1921 Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, Dutch actor (Inkwartiering, Kloris & Roses), dies at 70
  • 1939 Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88
  • 1945 Ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44
  • 1949 Will Hay [William Thomson Hay], British comedian, actor and amateur astronomer, dies from a stroke at 60
  • 1959 Irving Cummings Sr, American silent screen actor and director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70
  • 1969 Piotr F Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor and director (Chechov), dies at 82
  • 1974 Betty Compson, actress (Barker, Weary River, Drag Net), dies at 77
  • 1975 Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet), chansonnier/director, dies at 38
  • 1984 John Lee Mahin, screenwriter, dies of emphysema at 81
  • 1988 Pierre Desproges, French humorist (b. 1939)
  • 1990 Robert D Webb, American director and actor (Love Me Tender, Jackals), dies at 87
  • 1990 Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • 1992 Florence Randall, model and designer (Bill Blass), dies at 54 of cancer
  • 2002 Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2009 Stephanie Parker, Welsh actress (b. 1987)

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2012 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), dies from a heart attack at 82

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Dick Clark