Deaths in Film & TV on April 24

  • 1948 Rosita Marstini, actress (I Cover Waterfront, Big Parade), dies at 54
  • 1956 Henry Stephenson, British actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky), dies at 85
  • 1960 John P "John" Musch, actor/founder (JM), dies at 84
  • 1961 Lee Moran, American actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72 (b. 1888)
  • 1965 Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86
  • 1967 Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • 1968 Norman McKaye, actor (Untamed Fury, Frogman), dies at 62
  • 1968 Tommy Noonan, actor (Gentlemen Perfer Blondes), dies at 45
  • 1974 Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78
  • 1979 John Carroll [Julian LaFaye], American actor (Flying Tigers, Go West), dies from leukaemia at 72
  • 1990 Tom Rolfing, actor (He Knows You're Alone, Cliff-Another World), dies
  • 1996 Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • 1996 Preston Lockwood, English actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83
  • 1997 Pat Paulsen, comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69
  • 2011 Marie-France Pisier, French actress (b. 1944)
  • 2017 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), dies at 90