Deaths in Film & TV on August 13

  • 1940 George C Pearce, American actor (The Shadow Sinister, British Agent, Valiant), dies at 75
  • 1948 Edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62
  • 1948 Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (b. 1897)
  • 1959 Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57
  • 1959 Henri Garat, French actor (Valse royale, Congress Dances), dies at 57
  • 1959 Henri Garat, French actor (Valse royale, Congress Dances), dies at 57
  • 1961 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78
  • 1967 Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87
  • 1982 Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70
  • 1982 Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • 1984 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
  • 1985 Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67
  • 1986 Helen Mack, American actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1990 Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86
  • 1992 Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • 1992 David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia
  • 1996 Tom Mees, ESPN sports anchors (NHL), drowns at 46
  • 1999 Jaime Garz√≥n, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (b. 1960)
  • 2004 Julia Child, American chef and television personality (b. 1912)
  • 2006 Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Brian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (b. 1964)
  • 2010 Lance Cade, American professional wrestler (b. 1981)
  • 2016 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), dies at 81