Deaths in Film & Television in March 1959

  • Mar 2 Eric Blore, British actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad, Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70

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Mar 3 Lou Costello, American comedian and actor (The Abbott and Costello Show), dies from a heart attack at 52

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
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Lou Costello
  • Mar 6 Fred Stone, renowned American circus performer and broadway actor (Alice Adams), dies at 85
  • Mar 27 Grant Withers, American actor (Rio Grande, Oklahoma, Annie), commits suicide with sleeping pills at 54