On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in 1918

Person of interestFrank Wedekind

Mar 9 Frank Wedekind, German actor and playwright (The "Lulu" plays), dies at 53

Actor and Playwright Frank Wedekind
Actor and Playwright
Frank Wedekind
  • Mar 15 George Alexander [Samson], British actor, theatre producer and manager, dies at 59
  • Aug 12 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), dies of cancer at 46
  • Oct 19 Harold Lockwood, American actor (Tess of the Storm Country), dies from the flu at 31
  • Oct 22 Myrtle Gonzalez, American actress regarded as Hollywood's first Latin and Hispanic movie star actress (Missy, Her Great Part), dies from influenza and heart ailment at 27