Deaths in Film & TV on April 9

  • 1852 John Howard Payne, American actor, playwright (Fair Warning), author and creator of the hit song "Home! Sweet Home!", dies at 60
  • 1909 Helena Modrzejewska, Polish-American actress, dies from Bright's disease at 68
  • 1923 Mauritius H Binger, director and producer (Living Ladder), dies
  • 1940 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies
  • 1980 Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), dies at 66
  • 1991 Maurice Binder, title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73
  • 1992 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96
  • 1994 Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • 2006 Vilgot Sj√∂man, Swedish writer and film director (b. 1924)
  • 2011 Sidney Lumet, American film director (b. 1924)
  • 2017 Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital), dies at 95