Deaths in Film & TV on April 7

  • 1950 Walter Huston, Canadian actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre), dies from an aneurysm at 67
  • 1955 Theda Bara, actress (Camille, Cleopatra, 2 Orphans), dies at 62
  • 1967 Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood
  • 1972 Victor Wong, American actor (Mission to Moscow, War Correspondent, King Kong), dies at 65
  • 1976 Mary Margaret McBride, TV hostess (Mary Margaret McBride), dies at 76
  • 1982 Brenda Benet, actress (Track of Thunder), commits suicide by gun at 36
  • 1983 Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82
  • 1987 Maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75
  • 1989 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), dies at 86
  • 1993 Max Croiset, Dutch actor/dramatist/director (Zeekant), dies at 80
  • 2001 David Graf, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2001 Beatrice Straight, American actress, dies of pneumonia at 86
  • 2002 John Agar, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 2004 Victor Argo, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 2007 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89
  • 2017 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), dies at 70