On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in April 1965

  • Apr 8 Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78
  • Apr 10 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), dies from burns received in a house fire at 41
  • Apr 14 Leonard Mudie, British actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence), dies of heart ailment at 82
  • Apr 15 Sydney Chaplin, English actor, half brother of Charlie Chaplin and his business manager, dies at 80
  • Apr 19 George Davis, Flemish actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75
  • Apr 20 Dick Wessel, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie), dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday
  • Apr 23 Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67
  • Apr 24 Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86
  • Apr 27 Alan Bunce, American radio & television actor (Homicidal, Ethel & Albert), dies at 64
  • Apr 27 Edward R. Murrow, American newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57
  • Apr 30 Helen Chandler, American actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 59