On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in April 1987

  • Apr 11 Kent Taylor [Louis Weiss], American actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79
  • Apr 12 Mike Von Erich, American wrestler
  • Apr 17 Dick Shawn [Richard Schulefand], American character actor and comedian (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), dies on stage at 57
  • Apr 19 Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77
  • Apr 19 Hugh Brannum, American actor (Make Room for Daddy, The Fred Waring Show), dies at 77
  • Apr 30 Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies