Deaths in Film & TV on April 22

  • 1946 Lionel Atwill, British actor (Captain Blood, To Be or Not to Be), dies at 61
  • 1951 Stanley Ridges, actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies at 59
  • 1962 Vera Reynolds, actress (Dragnet Patrol, Lawless Woman), dies at 62
  • 1967 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
  • 1975 Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75
  • 1978 Will Geer [William Aughe Ghere], American actor (Salt of the Earth, The Waltons), dies at 76
  • 1983 Walter Slezak, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), commits suicide at 80
  • 1988 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
  • 1990 Bertil Unger, actor (Devil & Max Devlin), dies
  • 1992 Youcca Troubatzkoy, actress (Flower of the Night), dies
  • 1996 David Shipman, film historian, dies at 63
  • 1996 Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • 2005 Norman Bird, UK character actor (b. 1920)
  • 2006 Alida Valli, Italian actress (b. 1921)
  • 2011 Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor (b. 1950)
  • 2016 Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress (Mother Superior - Flying Nun), dies at 93
  • 2017 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), dies at 56