On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in August 1959

  • Aug 6 Preston Sturges [Edmund Biden], American director and screenwriter (Sullivan's Travels), dies at 60
  • Aug 13 Henri Garat [Garascu], French actor (Congress Dances), and singer ("Les dieux s'amusent"), dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Charles Delaney, American actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail), dies at 67