On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in April 1989

  • Apr 3 Norman Wooland, German actor (Ivanhoe, Quo Vadis, Hamlet), dies at 79
  • Apr 7 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara; Rio Grande), dies at 86
  • Apr 12 Gerald Flood, British actor (Doctor Who, Patton), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Apr 15 Charles Vanel, French actor & director (Wages of Fear), dies at 96
  • Apr 21 James Kirkwood, American actor, author and playwright (A Chorus Line, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!), dies of cancer at 64
  • Apr 25 George Coulouris, British actor (Runaway Bus), dies at 85

Person of interestLucille Ball

Apr 26 Lucille Ball, American comedienne (I Love Lucy; Mame), dies of heart attack at 78

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball
  • Apr 30 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies of a brain aneurysm at 65