Deaths in Film & TV on August 29

  • 1960 Alexander Gauge, British actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 46
  • 1968 Victor Sutherland, American actor (Captive City), dies at 79
  • 1970 Mary Clare, British actress, dies at 78
  • 1972 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), dies at 67
  • 1973 Michael Dunn, American short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
  • 1973 Stringer Davis, English actress (Mouse on the Moon; Miranda), dies at about 77
  • 1975 Leland T. Weed, American singer and actor, dies at 74
  • 1977 Edward Sinclair, English actor (Dad's Army), dies at 63
  • 1977 Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54
  • 1979 Mary Marquet, French actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84
  • 1981 Lowell Thomas, American newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling, NY at 89

Ingrid BergmanIngrid Bergman (1915-1982)

Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • 1983 Simon Oakland, American actor (Toma, Kolchak), dies at 61
  • 1985 Evelyn Ankers, American actress (Black Beauty, Jungle Woman), dies at 67
  • 1985 Patrick Barr, English actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77
  • 1987 Archie Campbell, American country recording artist, comedian, and writer (Hee Haw), dies of a heart attack at 72

Lee MarvinLee Marvin (1924-1987)

American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), dies of a heart attack at 63

  • 1991 Dallas Adams, British painter, writer and actor (Terror from Within), dies
  • 1991 Daniel Ocko, American actor dies of a respiratory condition at 78
  • 1991 Dixie Dunbar [Charlotte King], American singer and actress, dies of a heart attack at 72
  • 1992 Teddy Turner, English comedian (Coronation Street), dies at 75
  • 1993 Dorian Corey, American actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • 1994 Phillip Gilmore, American actor (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • 1995 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65
  • 2001 (Graeme) "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks - "Ego Is Not A Dirty Word"; "Jukebox in Siberia"), TV host (Shirl's Neighbourhood), and carpenter (Our House), dies as pilot in a helicopter crash at 49
  • 2001 Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (b. 1926)
  • 2002 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (To Serve Them All My Days), dies at 82
  • 2002 Paul Tripp, American TV host (Mr I Magination), songwriter (Tubby the Tuba), and children's book writer (Rabbi Santa Claus), dies at 91
  • 2003 Michel Constantin, French film actor, dies at 79
  • 2008 Geoffrey Perkins, British comedy producer (b. 1953)

Gene WilderGene Wilder (1933-2016)

American actor (Blazing Saddles; Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; Silver Streak; Young Frankenstein), dies at 83

  • 2021 Ed Asner, American Emmy Award-winning actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Mr. Grant"; Lou Grant, Roots; Up), and activist, dies at 91