Deaths in Film & TV on April 29

  • 1937 William Gillette, American actor, playwright and manager (Sherlock Holmes on stage), dies at 83
  • 1951 Jules Verstraete [Julien Gustave de Graef], Flemish actor (rubber, The Three Wishes), dies at 67
  • 1966 Eugene O'Brien, American actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85

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1980 Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80

  • 1988 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
  • 1992 Mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84
  • 1993 Michael Gordon, actor and director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83
  • 1994 Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81
  • 1996 David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • 2002 Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (b. 1914)
  • 2005 William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927)
  • 2005 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • 2007 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor, known as the leader of Olsenbanden