On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on August 22

  • 1944 Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
  • 1960 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
  • 1965 Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, Dtch Flemish actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies
  • 1973 Louise Huff, American actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77
  • 1974 Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 1977 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet; Family Affair - "Mr. French", Time Machine), dies at 59
  • 1989 Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), dies of natural causes at 84
  • 1990 Merlin Marston, American actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 46
  • 1991 Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American actress (Maggie-Blue & Grey), dies of cancer at 67
  • 1992 Paul Winter, American classical and session violinist (NBC Orchestra, 1937-58), dies at 78
  • 1993 Don Getz, American filmmaker (Playpoint), dies at 50
  • 2003 Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  • 2004 Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director, dies at 83
  • 2013 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer and actress, dies at 62