Deaths in Film & TV on April 20

  • 1968 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81
  • 1971 Cecil Parker, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73
  • 1973 Robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82
  • 1977 Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80
  • 1982 Mimi Boesnach, actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roses), dies at 82
  • 1991 Don Siegel, American film director (Coogan's Bluff, Dirty Harry), dies at 78
  • 1992 Benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1993 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Pepe), dies at 81
  • 1994 Jean Carmet, French actor (Merci la Vie, Le Sucre), dies at 72
  • 1996 Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC), dies at 88
  • 1999 Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • 1999 SeƱor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)
  • 2003 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (b. 1908)
  • 2013 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2016 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, dies at 46
  • 2016 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress, dies of cancer at 62