Deaths in Film & TV on August 14

  • 1788 Thomas Sheridan, Irish actor, biographer and lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies at approximately 69
  • 1969 Sigrid Gurie, actor (3 Faces West, Algiers), dies at 58
  • 1972 Oscar Levant, American actor (An American in Paris, Dance of Life), dies at 65
  • 1972 Pierre Brasseur [Espinasse], French actor (Eyes Without a Face, Children of Paradise), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • 1980 Dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider
  • 1982 Patrick Magee, Northern Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 60
  • 1985 Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86
  • 1991 Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 1996 Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Matinee Idol), dies at 93
  • 2006 Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2011 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (b. 1931)
  • 2012 Ron Palillo, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 63
  • 2012 Phyllis Thaxter, American actress, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92
  • 2013 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
  • 2016 Fyvush Finkel, American Jewish actor (Middle Ages, Picket Fences), dies at 93