Deaths in Film & TV on April 5

  • 1951 Edward Rigby, British actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent), dies at 72
  • 1960 Alma Kruger, actor (Made For Each Other), dies at 88
  • 1969 Shelby Storck, American television producer (b. 1917)
  • 1972 Brian Donlevy, American actor (Barbary Coast, Glass Key, Wake Island), dies at 71
  • 1972 Isabel Jewell, American actress (Gone with the Wind), dies at 64
  • 1974 William Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49

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1976 Howard Hughes, American reclusive billionaire, filmmaker and aviator, dies at 72

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  • 1985 Arthur Negus, English antiques expert and broadcaster (Antiques Roadshow), dies at 82
  • 1988 Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor and director (Juggler), dies
  • 2001 Brother Theodore, German-American comedian, dies at 94
  • 2005 Debralee Scott, American actress (b. 1953)

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2008 Charlton Heston, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur), dies at 84

  • 2014 John Pinette, American comedian and actor (The Punisher, Junior), dies from an pulmonary embolism at 50
  • 2015 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie - LA Law), dies at 86