Deaths in Film & TV on April 2

  • 1956 Chester Clute, actor (Niagara Falls), dies at 65
  • 1959 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), dies at 79
  • 1961 August Defresne, Dutch playwright and director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67
  • 1969 Fortunio Bonanova, actor (My Best Gal, Havana Rose), dies at 74
  • 1974 Douglass Dumbrille, Canadian actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84
  • 1976 Ray Teal, American actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, Bonanza), dies at 74
  • 1990 Aldo Fabrizi, actor (Postman Goes to War, Open City), dies at 85
  • 1992 Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • 1993 EEugenie Leontovitch, Russian actor (Homicidal, The Rains of Ranchipur), dies at 93
  • 1994 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79
  • 1997 Anthony Bushell, British actor (Journey's End, A Night to Remember), dies at 92
  • 1998 Rob Pilatus, American model and entertainer (Milli Vanilli) (b. 1965)
  • 2001 Jennifer Syme, American actress (b. 1972)
  • 2010 Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970)
  • 2013 Jesús Franco, Spanish film director and writer, dies from complications from a stroke at 82