Deaths in Film & TV on August 8

  • 1961 Charlie Gemora, actor (who portrayed King Kong), dies at 58
  • 1972 Andrea Feldman, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 1984 Richard Deacon, American actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies of Cardiovascular disease at 62
  • 1985 Louise Brooks, actress (Pandora's Box), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • 1988 Alan Napier, British actor (The Sword in the Stone, Batman), dies at 85
  • 1988 Ramón Valdés, Mexican actor (b. 1923)
  • 1992 Lou Krugman, actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • 1993 Harry Bellaver, American actor (Another World, Naked City), dies at 88
  • 1993 Roy London, US actor and director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • 1995 David Begelman, film producer, dies at 73
  • 2004 Fay Wray, Canadian American actress (King Kong), dies at 96
  • 2004 Dimitris Papamichael, Greek actor (b. 1934)
  • 2005 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas), dies at 82
  • 2005 Ilse Werner, German actress (b. 1921)
  • 2007 Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)

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2010 Patricia Neal, American actress, dies at 84

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  • 2013 Karen Black, American actress, dies from ampullary cancer at 74
  • 2017 Glen Campbell, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), dies at 81
  • 2017 Barbara Cook, American stage singer and actress (Music Man), dies at 89