Deaths in Film & TV on August 4

  • 1938 Pearl White, US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline), dies at 49
  • 1975 John Baragrey, actor (Gamera), dies at 57
  • 1981 Melvyn Douglas [Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg, American actor (Hud, Being There, Ghost Story), dies at 80
  • 1984 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
  • 1984 Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure
  • 1984 Walter Burke, American actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema
  • 1984 Howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
  • 1987 Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56
  • 1993 Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies
  • 1999 Victor Mature, American actor (b. 1913)
  • 2001 Lorenzo Music, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2009 Blake Snyder, American screenwriter (b. 1957)