Deaths in Film & TV on April 3

  • 1943 Conrad Veidt, German actor (Casablanca, Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies from a heart attack at 50
  • 1957 Edward "Ned" Sparks, Canadian actor (42nd Street, Imitation of Life), dies from intestinal obstruction at 73
  • 1969 Rex Evans, British actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker), dies after surgery at 65
  • 1975 Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42
  • 1978 Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), dies at 74
  • 1980 Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), dies at 82
  • 1982 Warren Oates, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies at 53
  • 1989 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79
  • 1990 Katharine Balfour, actress (Love Story), dies of ALS at 69
  • 1992 Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • 1992 Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • 1993 Alexander Mnouchkine, French movie producer (Professional), dies at 83
  • 1993 Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57
  • 1994 Betty Furness, actress/news consumer reporter (WNBC), dies at 78
  • 1994 Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies
  • 2013 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85
  • 2016 Erik Bauersfeld, voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), dies at 93